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Population (year 2000): 9,437. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,498 (+11.2% change)
Males: 4,815 (51.0%), Females: 4,622 (49.0%)

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Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $35,645 (year 2000)
Median house value: $87,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Lantana:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.8%)
  • Hispanic (16.1%)
  • Black (10.7%)
  • Other race (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (13.9%), German (13.8%), English (9.6%), West Indian (6.9%), Italian (6.6%), United States (5.8%).

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Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Lantana,

For population 25 years and over in Lantana

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lantana town

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

21.8% Foreign born (13.6% Latin America, 6.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,001 (+11.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beach, FL (4.0 miles Boynton pop. 60,389).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (52.5 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (987.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: FL (1.4 miles Hypoluxo, Palm Beach, FL (1.5 miles South FL (1.6 miles Manalapan, Worth, FL (2.6 miles Lake Manor, FL Seminole (2.9 miles FL (3.3 miles Atlantis, Worth Corridor, FL (3.9 miles Lake Beach, FL (4.0 miles Boynton


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 10 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $479,300
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $491,700
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $541,700
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $520,200
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $750,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $816,700

Latitude: 26.58 N, Longitude: 80.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 561


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.1%), Retail trade (15.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.9%), Construction (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -247 (-2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 665 (14.4%)


 

Crime in Lantana by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 4 7
    per 100,000 0.0 10.6 42.4 74.2
Robberies 34 50 36 30
    per 100,000 360.3 529.8 381.5 317.9
Assaults 58 37 68 53
    per 100,000 614.6 392.1 720.6 561.6
Burglaries 110 146 96 113
    per 100,000 1165.6 1547.1 1017.3 1197.4
Thefts 430 531 564 478
    per 100,000 4556.5 5626.8 5976.5 5065.2
Auto thefts 82 72 82 70
    per 100,000 868.9 763.0 868.9 741.8
564.4 636.0 655.3 583.1


Average climate in Lantana, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lantana,

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

On 3/1/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Lantana 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 28.9 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: AMERICAN MEDIA OPERATIONS INC (PERIODICALS: PUBLISHING OR PUBLISHING AND PRINTING).


Hospital/medical center in Lantana:
  • AG HOLLEY STATE HOSP (1199 W LANTANA RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lantana:
  • JFK MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; ATLANTIS, FL)
  • BETHESDA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BOYNTON BEACH, FL)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lantana:
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 7 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 37 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 58 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lantana:
  • PALM BEACH COUNTY PARK (about 2 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: LNA)
  • BOCA RATON (about 16 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; ID: BCT)
  • NORTH PALM BEACH COUNTY GENERAL AVIATION (about 21 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: F45)

Amtrak stations near Lantana:
  • 9 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.
  • 10 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.
  • 19 miles: DEERFIELD BEACH (1300 W. HILLSBORO BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, 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
Natural Resources 16 $38,900 $29,175 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5 $15,896 $38,150 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $36,278 $39,576 0 $0
Financial Administration 11 $42,479 $46,340 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   5 $7,308
Police Protection - Officers 40 $139,376 $41,812 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 4 $7,848 $23,544 0 $0
Water Supply 8 $25,383 $38,074 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 9 $28,191 $37,588 0 $0
Local Libraries 1 $3,331 $39,972 4 $2,985
Totals for Government 105 $337,680 $38,592 9 $10,293


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lantana:
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; Full-time enrollment: 8,390)
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 7 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 15 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 29 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 34 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
Public high school in Lantana:
  • SANTALUCES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,146; Location: 6880 LAWRENCE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lantana:
  • LANTANA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 955; Location: 1225 W DREW STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STARLIGHT COVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 926; Location: 6300 SEMINOLE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LANTANA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 572; Location: 710 W OCEAN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ROYAL PALM SCHOOL (Students: 504; Location: 6650 LAWRENCE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHANCELLOR CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 458; Location: 600 S EAST COAST AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JFK CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 6216 S CONGRESS AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PALM BEACH SCHOOL FOR AUTISM (Students: 30; Location: 1199 W LANTANA ROAD; Grades: PK - PK)

Notable location: Lantana Village Square (A).

Shopping Center: Lantana Shopping Center (1).


Lantana compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lantana:
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WWRF (1380 AM; 1 kW; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • WPBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LANTANA, FL; Owner: OMNI-LINGUAL BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WDJA (1420 AM; 5 kW; DELRAY BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL DELRAY BEACH, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lantana:
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, 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.)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, 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 Lantana:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, 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)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, 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)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)

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