Living in Lake Worth, FL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lake Worth SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
6

Lake Worth, FL Crime Report

1,522
Total Crimes
3,945.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
53.61%
Above National Average

Lake Worth, FL Cost Of Living

97
Lake Worth's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Lake Worth, Florida Info Snack

Lake Worth is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States, which takes its name from the body of water along its eastern border known as the Lake Worth Lagoon. The lake itself was named for General William J. Worth, who led U.S. forces during the last part of the Second Seminole War. As of 2010[update], the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau was 34,910. The city is included in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach Metropolitan Area, which is home to approximately 5,563,857 people.
Population
37,728
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
24.7%
Median Home
$182,700
Median Income
$38,371
Median Rent
$1,062

Lake Worth, FL Photos

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Rankings for Lake Worth in Florida

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Map Of Lake Worth, FL

Population over time in Lake Worth

Year Population % Change
2017 37,728 1.0%
2016 37,354 1.4%
2015 36,838 1.2%
2014 36,403 1.4%
2013 35,903 1.4%
2012 35,401 0.4%
2011 35,246 0.1%
2010 35,220 -0.5%
2009 35,409 -
Crime/100k Lake Worth FL USA
Violent Crime 956.5 384.9 368.9
Murder 10.4 5.2 5.0
Robbery 347.4 79.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 497.7 260.8 246.8
Property Crime 2988.8 2281.8 2199.5
Burglary 627.3 337.7 376.0
Larceny 2032.3 1750.8 1594.6
Car Theft 329.2 193.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lake Worth

White
34.1% (12,857)
African American
16.4% (6,204)
American Indian
0.1% (36)
Asian
1.4% (523)
Hawaiian
0.0% (9)
Other
0.2% (71)
Two Or More
1.1% (399)
Hispanic
46.7% (17,629)
Race Lake Worth FL USA
White 34.1% 54.4% 61.1%
African American 16.4% 15.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 46.7% 25.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Lake Worth, Florida

Less than $10,000
9.7% (365,109)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (236,230)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.7% (477,340)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.0% (604,497)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.0% (603,636)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.8% (595,025)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (366,831)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.9% (337,267)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (127,443)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (59,416)
Income Lake Worth FL USA
Less than $10,000 9.7% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.7% 10.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.0% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.0% 14.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.8% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.9% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 4.8% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 5.4% 7.0%

Gender in Lake Worth

Female
47.8% (18,036)
Male
52.2% (19,692)
Gender Lake Worth FL USA
Female 47.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 52.2% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lake Worth for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
21.0% (7,922)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (3,772)
High School / GED
26.0% (9,809)
Some College
18.0% (6,791)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (2,640)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (4,527)
Master's Degree
4.0% (1,509)
Professional Degree
1.0% (377)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (377)
Education Lake Worth FL USA
< 9th Grade 21.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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