Lake Worth demographics profile

StatisticLake WorthFloridaNational
Population36,83819,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6,30329491
Median age36.041.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%38%43%
Speak English51%72%79%
Speak Spanish35%21%13%
Lake Worth, FL has a population of 36,838 and is the 1,137th largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,303 per sq mi which is 2047% higher than the Florida average and 6857% higher than the national average. The median age in Lake Worth is 36 which is approximately 13% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Lake Worth, 41% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 51% speak English and 35% speak Spanish. 35% of Lake Worth residents were born in Florida, 27% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 34% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Lake Worth is 2047% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Lake Worth is 13% lower than Florida.
  • In Lake Worth 70.65% of the population is White.
  • In Lake Worth 21.96% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lake Worth 1.43% of the population is Asian.

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Lake Worth population breakdown by race

RaceLake WorthFloridaNational
White70.65%75.90%73.35%
Black or African American21.96%16.14%12.63%
Asian1.43%2.61%5.22%
American Indian0.65%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race2.38%2.48%3.06%
Other race2.88%2.54%4.75%
In Lake Worth, 38.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Lake Worth, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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