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Population (year 2000): 8,721. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,039 (+3.6% change)
Males: 4,278 (49.1%), Females: 4,443 (50.9%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $33,983 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Lake Park:

  • Black (48.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (38.0%)
  • Hispanic (5.8%)
  • Two or more races (5.4%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Vietnamese (1.2%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: West Indian (21.2%), United States (8.6%), German (8.0%), Irish (7.2%), English (5.7%), Italian (4.0%).Park, Florida

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Park

  • High school or higher: 73.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Park town

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

24.0% Foreign born (18.6% Latin America, 2.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,833 (+26.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palm Beach, FL West (6.3 miles pop. 82,103).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (66.9 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (973.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Palm Beach, FL North (1.2 miles Beach, FL (1.4 miles Riviera Beach Shores, FL (2.6 miles Palm Park, FL (3.0 miles Mangonia Ridge, FL (3.4 miles Juno Beach Gardens, FL Palm (3.7 miles Beach, FL (5.1 miles Juno Green, FL Lakeside (5.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $52,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $80,000

Latitude: 26.80 N, Longitude: 80.06 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (15.6%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +185 (+2.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 382 (10.3%)


 

Crime in Lake Park by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 11.5 22.9
Rapes 5 4 9 4
    per 100,000 57.3 45.9 103.2 45.9
Robberies 31 31 30 12
    per 100,000 355.5 355.5 344.0 137.6
Assaults 33 58 68 70
    per 100,000 378.4 665.1 779.7 802.7
Burglaries 134 214 230 204
    per 100,000 1536.5 2453.8 2637.3 2339.2
Thefts 439 455 493 432
    per 100,000 5033.8 5217.3 5653.0 4953.6
Auto thefts 77 100 146 120
    per 100,000 882.9 1146.7 1674.1 1376.0
584.8 730.2 856.6 715.1

Average climate in Lake Park, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lake Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Lake Park city center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/8/1983, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Gari Scott - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Jun 2, 1978).


Hospitals/medical centers near Lake Park:
  • PALM BEACH GARDENS MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL)
  • COLUMBIA HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • OAKWOOD CENTER OF THE PALM BEACHES (about 4 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lake Park:
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 10 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 51 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • VERO BEACH MUNI (about 64 miles; VERO BEACH, FL; ID: VRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lake Park:
  • NORTH PALM BEACH COUNTY GENERAL AVIATION (about 11 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: F45)
  • PALM BEACH COUNTY PARK (about 15 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: LNA)
  • WITHAM FIELD (about 28 miles; STUART, FL; ID: SUA)

Amtrak station near Lake Park:
  • 7 miles: WEST PALM BEACH (201 S. TAMARIND AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 4 $11,062 $33,186 6 $4,660
Other and Unallocable 13 $40,558 $37,438 1 $773
Financial Administration 5 $18,221 $43,730 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $29,922 $27,620 0 $0
Streets and Highways 5 $14,431 $34,634 0 $0
Water Transport and Terminals 1 $4,258 $51,096 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 9 $25,798 $34,397 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $7,184 $43,104 2 $808
Totals for Government 52 $151,434 $34,946 9 $6,241
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Park:
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 10 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,109)
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; FT enrollment: 8,390)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 29 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 43 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; FT PIERCE, FL; FT enrollment: 6,149)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 49 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
Private high schools in Lake Park:
  • COASTAL MIDDLE & SR HIGH SCH (Students: 59; Location: 730 FIFTH ST; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • DRIFTWOOD ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: 315 SEVENTH COURT; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • H I S ACADEMY INSTITUTE (Students: 19; Location: 1259 10TH ST; Grades: 2 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lake Park:
  • GROVE PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 727; Location: 8330 N MILITARY TRAIL; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAKE PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 410 THIRD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH TRANSITION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 2926 LONE PINE ROAD; Grades: 03 - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Lake Park:
  • LAKE PARK BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 625 PARK AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WHITES ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 9118 OLD DIXIE HWY; Grades: PK - KG)

Shopping Center: Ocean Mall (1).

Churches in Lake Park include: Church of the Nazarene of Lake Park (A), First Baptist Church of Lake Park (B).


Lake Park compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Park:
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBZT (1230 AM; 1 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEFL (760 AM; 3 kW; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: STAR OF THE PALM BEACHES, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Park:
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRLX (92.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJBW-FM (106.3 FM; JUPITER, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W296AW (107.1 FM; MANGONIA PARK, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • W262AE (100.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Lake Park:
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

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