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Population (year 2000): 35,133. Estimated population in July 2005: 36,342 (+3.4% change)
Males: 18,316 (52.1%), Females: 16,817 (47.9%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $30,034 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Lake Worth:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.1%)
  • Hispanic (29.7%)
  • Black (18.9%)
  • Other race (9.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.8%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: West Indian (10.0%), German (8.8%), Irish (8.5%), English (6.1%), United States (4.6%), Italian (4.5%).Worth, Florida

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 5.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Worth

  • High school or higher: 66.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Worth city

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

35.7% Foreign born (28.8% Latin America, 4.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,072 (+20.9%).


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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, (54.9 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (984.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Clarke Shores, FL (2.1 miles Lake Palm Beach, FL (2.4 miles South FL (2.6 miles Lantana, Springs, FL (2.9 miles Palm Worth Corridor, FL (2.9 miles Lake FL (3.6 miles Atlantis, Manor, FL Seminole (3.7 miles Ridge, FL (3.9 miles Glen


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 8 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $359,600
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $121,400

Latitude: 26.62 N, Longitude: 80.06 W


Industries providing employment: Construction (15.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (15.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.4%), Educational,health and social services (13.7%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,196 (-11.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,701 (16.8%)


 

Crime in Lake Worth by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 8 5 8
    per 100,000 2.8 22.8 14.2 22.8
Rapes 16 24 22 22
    per 100,000 45.5 68.3 62.6 62.6
Robberies 216 223 284 266
    per 100,000 614.8 634.7 808.4 757.1
Assaults 172 234 189 211
    per 100,000 489.6 666.0 538.0 600.6
Burglaries 675 705 697 810
    per 100,000 1921.3 2006.7 1983.9 2305.5
Thefts 1,732 1,841 1,896 1,850
    per 100,000 4929.8 5240.1 5396.6 5265.7
Auto thefts 330 389 294 282
    per 100,000 939.3 1107.2 836.8 802.7
710.2 812.4 811.1 831.3

Average climate in Lake Worth, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lake Worth-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Lake Worth city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/23/1965, a category 3 tornado 31.4 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Anthony Marshall - College basketball player (Georgia Southern Eagles).


Hospitals/medical centers near Lake Worth:
  • JFK MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; ATLANTIS, FL)
  • AG HOLLEY STATE HOSP (about 6 miles; LANTANA, FL)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lake Worth:
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 4 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 39 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 60 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lake Worth:
  • PALM BEACH COUNTY PARK (about 4 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: LNA)
  • BOCA RATON (about 18 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; ID: BCT)
  • NORTH PALM BEACH COUNTY GENERAL AVIATION (about 19 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: F45)

Amtrak stations near Lake Worth:
  • 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.
  • 12 miles: DELRAY BEACH (345 S. CONGRESS AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 65 $293,384 $54,163 0 $0
Water Supply 32 $114,774 $43,040 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $21,356 $64,068 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 87 $374,744 $51,688 0 $0
Police - Other 40 $113,711 $34,113 12 $8,548
Firefighters 60 $278,836 $55,767 0 $0
Other Government Administration 34 $114,778 $40,509 1 $748
Streets and Highways 16 $34,578 $25,933 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 36 $84,130 $28,043 1 $1,652
Sewerage 14 $50,251 $43,072 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 51 $150,691 $35,456 36 $16,764
Financial Administration 50 $192,963 $46,311 1 $764
Transit 0 $0   7 $8,170
Other and Unallocable 26 $63,633 $29,369 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $8,329 $33,316 0 $0
Totals for Government 518 $1,896,158 $43,926 58 $36,646
Colleges/Universities in Lake Worth:
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 8,390; Location: 4200 CONGRESS AVE; Public; Website: WWW.PBCC.CC.FL.US)
  • KEISER CAREER INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 588; Location: 1926 10TH AVE N; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keisercareer.com)
  • ACADEMY OF HEALING ARTS MASSAGE & FACIAL SKIN CARE (FT enrollment: 170; Location: 3141 S MILITARY TR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ahamassage.com)
  • EVANGELICAL BIBLE SEMINARY (Location: 356 JACKSON AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • SEMINAR NETWORK INTERNATIONAL INC (Location: 518 N FEDERAL HWY; Private, for-profit; Website: SNIMASSAGE.COM)
  • NEW COVENANT INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (Location: 7255 S MILITARY TR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.newcovenant.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • SOUTH FLORIDA SCHOOL OF FLORAL DESIGN (Location: 1612 S DIXIE HWY; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lake Worth:
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 4 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,109)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 17 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 31 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 36 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
Public high school in Lake Worth:
  • LAKE WORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,164; Location: 1701 LAKE WORTH ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Lake Worth:
  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 446; Location: 7255 S MILITARY TRAIL; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LAKE WORTH CHRISTIAN ELEMENTAR (Students: 441; Location: 1325 NORTH A STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GREENACRES CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 160; Location: 400 JACKSON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • DIBACCO SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 1119 CRESTWOOD BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lake Worth:
  • WOODLANDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,771; Location: 5200 LYONS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAKE WORTH COMMUNITY MIDDLE (Students: 1,543; Location: 1300 BARNETT DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CORAL REEF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,257; Location: 6151 HAGEN RANCH ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MANATEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,149; Location: 7001 CHARLESTON SHORES BL; Grades: PK - 05)
  • INDIAN PINES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 983; Location: 6000 OAK ROYAL DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PANTHER RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 963; Location: 10775 LAKE WORTH ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DISCOVERY KEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 949; Location: 3550 LYONS ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTH GRADE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 841; Location: 716 S K STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 826; Location: 500 HIGHLAND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH GRADE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 809; Location: 824 NORTH K STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Lake Worth:
  • ST LUKE SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 2892 SOUTH CONGRESS AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 410 NORTH M STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH AND (Students: 143; Location: 1615 LAKE AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • NORTHERN PRIVATE SCHOOLS INC (Students: 96; Location: 1822 HIGH RIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK - 2)
  • MONTESSORI LEARNING CENTER OF (Students: 45; Location: 1845 LAKE WORTH RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PALM BCH CTY INDEPENDENT PRIV (Students: 15; Location: PO BOX 540383; Grades: 1 - 10)

Notable locations in Lake Worth: Plaza Del Mar (A), Lake Worth Public Library (B), Palm Beach County Public Library, Mid-County Branch (C).

Shopping Center: Town and Country Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Lake Worth include: Church of the Nazarene of Lake Worth (A), Saint Luke Catholic Church (B), Saint Peters United Methodist Church at Wellington (C), Epiphany Lutheran Church (D), Jehovahs Witnesses Lake Worth Congregation (E), Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Lake Worth (F).

Parks in Lake Worth include: R C Kreusler Park (1), Sunset Ridge Park (2).


Lake Worth compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Worth:
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WWRF (1380 AM; 1 kW; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • WPBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LANTANA, FL; Owner: OMNI-LINGUAL BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WDJA (1420 AM; 5 kW; DELRAY BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL DELRAY BEACH, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Worth:
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRLX (92.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Lake Worth:
  • 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.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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