Lake Lorraine, Florida

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Population in 2010: 7,010. Population change since 2000: -1.4%
Males: 3,266  (46.6%)
Females: 3,744  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years

Zip codes: 32579.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $52,478 (it was $47,437 in 2000)
Lake Lorraine:

$52,478
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,977 (it was $22,695 in 2000)

Lake Lorraine CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $238,179 (it was $121,400 in 2000)
Lake Lorraine:

$238,179
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $262,183; Detached houses: $268,285; Townhouses or other attached units: $244,545; In 2-unit structures: $122,474; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $202,835; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $395,042; Mobile homes: $81,930; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $42,393

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,107.

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  • Races in Lake Lorraine, FL (2015)

    Lake Lorraine races chart
    • 5,34772.3%White alone
    • 75010.1%Hispanic
    • 7199.7%Black alone
    • 3484.7%Asian alone
    • 1902.6%Two or more races
    • 120.2%American Indian alone
    • 180.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.09%Other race alone

Races in Lake Lorraine detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Lorraine: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (41.1%), Irish (6.9%), English (5.8%), Italian (5.6%), German (4.3%), European (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 3,436 people per square mile   (average).

Lake Lorraine,FL real estate house value index trend

Lake Lorraine, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Lorraine:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Lorraine CDP:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

579 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 2.0% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

This place:

7.8%
Florida:

19.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,578 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,720 (0.7%)

Lake Lorraine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (22.3 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (133.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (529.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Shalimar, FL (0.9 miles ), Eglin AFB, FL (1.3 miles ), Ocean City, FL (1.5 miles ), Cinco Bayou, FL (1.6 miles ), Fort Walton Beach, FL (1.8 miles ), Eglin, FL (2.0 miles ), Wright, FL (2.0 miles ), Mary Esther, FL (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 30.44 N, Longitude: 86.57 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,684 (-36.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 283 (8.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Lake Lorraine household income distribution Lake Lorraine home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lake Lorraine: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Lorraine, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Lorraine-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Lake Lorraine place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 tornado 24.6 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Lorraine-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 289.9 miles away from Lake Lorraine center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 284.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 208.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.5 miles away from Lake Lorraine center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 285.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Okaloosa County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Tropical Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Lorraine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Lorraine:

  • RCG - FT WALTON BEACH (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • GULF COAST TREATMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • FT WALTON BEACH DEVELOPMENTAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • PARTHENON HEALTHCARE OF FORT WALTON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL)
  • HUMANA HOSPITAL DESTIN (Hospital, about 7 miles away; DESTIN, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Lorraine:

  • Northwest Florida State College (about 9 miles; Niceville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,052)
  • Pensacola State College (about 38 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • The University of West Florida (about 40 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 54 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 66 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 74 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 78 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)

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Notable locations in Lake Lorraine: Sun Plaza (A), Ferry Pass Plaza (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Eastgate North Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Lorraine (A), Lake Vivian (B), Lake Clyde (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Okaloosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.2%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.0% for Black residents, 12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.9% for American Indian residents, 16.5% for other race residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.6%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Florida average:

12.2

Lake Lorraine travel time to work - commute Lake Lorraine mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Lorraine CDP (based on Okaloosa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,236156
Mainline Protestant20,41426
Catholic9,0856
Other7,66622
Black Protestant1,65210
Orthodox3372
None94,432-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Okaloosa County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Okaloosa County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 84
Okaloosa County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 175
Here:

9.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Okaloosa County:

23.5%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.3%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.1%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Lorraine:

50.8%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lake Lorraine:

19.9%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake Lorraine:

10.4%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Lake Lorraine:

35.4%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

58.8%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Lorraine, FL Residents

10.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,052 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.67%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.67% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,578 average AGI)
Okaloosa County:

0.67%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Santa Rosa County, FL  0.79% ($34,435 average AGI)
from Walton County, FL  0.71% ($37,367)
from Escambia County, FL  0.27% ($31,658)


10.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.12%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.60% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,445 average AGI)
Okaloosa County:

0.60%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Santa Rosa County, FL  0.96% ($35,173 average AGI)
to Walton County, FL  0.74% ($38,565)
to Escambia County, FL  0.32% ($29,268)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Lorraine:

  • WFTW (1260 AM; 3 kW; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJGC (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: YESTERDAY'S RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WBZR (1120 AM; daytime; 2 kW; DESTIN, FL; Owner: DESTINY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFSH (1340 AM; 1 kW; VALPARAISO-NICEVILLE, FL; Owner: BAYOU COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Lorraine:

  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNCV (100.3 FM; NICEVILLE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYZB (105.5 FM; MARY ESTHER, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPSM (91.1 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FT. WALTON BEACH EDUC. B/CNG FOUND.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMK (92.1 FM; DESTIN, FL; Owner: GULF BREEZE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWAV (102.1 FM; SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUWF (88.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA)
  • WMXZ (103.1 FM; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: QANTUM OF FORT WALTON BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSBZ (106.3 FM; MIRAMAR BEACH, FL; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAZ-FM (104.7 FM; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W204BW (88.7 FM; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WTJT (90.1 FM; BAKER, FL; Owner: OKALOOSA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Lorraine:

  • W26BV (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD C. & LISA A. GOETZ)
  • WFGX (Channel 35; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: TELEVISION FIT FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WAWD (Channel 58; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: RAINBOW 58 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WDES-CA (Channel 48; DESTIN, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$208,9149$233,13238$200,8232$63,2655$160,084
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$149,0800$03$165,5301$49,2201$127,050
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$139,4202$280,25013$178,6650$02$109,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$201,3952$214,0207$210,8360$01$104,110
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$207,9650$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$241,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (24%)

Lake Lorraine compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lake Lorraine on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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