Lecanto demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)20729491
Median age45.541.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1823%38%43%
Speak English94%72%79%
Speak Spanish3%21%13%
Lecanto, FL has a population of 5,582 and is the 6,021st largest city in the United States. The population density is 207 per sq mi which is 29% lower than the Florida average and 129% higher than the national average. The median age in Lecanto is 46 which is approximately 9% higher than the Florida average of 42. In Lecanto, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 35% of Lecanto residents were born in Florida, 55% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lecanto is 29% lower than Florida.
  • The median age in Lecanto is 9% higher than Florida.
  • In Lecanto 92.30% of the population is White.
  • In Lecanto 6.13% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lecanto 0.81% of the population is Asian.

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Lecanto population breakdown by race

Black or African American6.13%16.14%12.63%
American Indian0.14%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.63%2.48%3.06%
Other race0.00%2.54%4.75%
In Lecanto, 5.9% 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 Lecanto, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).