Lakewood Park, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Lakewood Park, Florida - Basic Facts

The Lakewood Park Census Designated Place had a population of 12,319 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Lakewood Park is located at latitude 27.5431 and longitude -80.4023 in St. Lucie County. The formal boundaries for the Lakewood Park Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. St. Lucie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Lakewood Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403216) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lakewood Park Census Designated Place is located within Fort Pierce CCD of St. Lucie County.


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Lakewood Park, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lakewood Park, FL Housing Affordability Index is 198
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lakewood Park, FL Wealth Index is 73
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 12,319
Population in Households 12,287
Population in Familes 9,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density 1,853
Diversity Index1 42
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,497
Average Household Income $64,259
Per Capita Income $26,926
Wealth Index3 73

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,068 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,096 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 980 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $124,106
Housing Affordability Index2 198
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,164
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,351
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.92% 0.66%
Households 0.64% 0.44%
Families 0.48% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Lakewood Park, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakewood Park to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 289 69th
Population Density # 417 55th
Diversity Index # 531 42nd
Median Household Income # 409 56th
Per Capita Income # 484 47th

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