Lakewood Gardens, Florida

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Population in 2010: 1,273.
Males: 692  (54.4%)
Females: 581  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,057
Lakewood Gardens:

$60,057
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,100

Lakewood Gardens CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $282,900
Lakewood Gardens:

$282,900
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $165,521; detached houses: $166,619

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,182.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lakewood Gardens: 99.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.5%
(22.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.9% for Black residents, 42.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lakewood Gardens, FL (2010)
    • 79362.3%Hispanic
    • 37329.3%White alone
    • 907.1%Black alone
    • 131.0%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone

Races in Lakewood Gardens detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Haitian (28.0%), Estonian (8.6%), English (2.8%), American (1.7%), Irish (1.7%), German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

426 residents are foreign born (37.9% Latin America, 4.6% Europe).

This place:

42.5%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,474 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,041 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Palm Beach, FL (6.5 miles , pop. 82,103).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (54.0 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (955.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lake Worth Corridor, FL (0.4 miles ),
Kenwood Estates, FL (0.9 miles ),
Palm Springs, FL (1.1 miles ),
Acacia Villas, FL (1.3 miles ),
Atlantis, FL (1.4 miles ),
Greenacres, FL (1.4 miles ),
Lake Clarke Shores, FL (1.5 miles ),
Pine Air, FL (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 26.62 N, Longitude: 80.10 W

Distribution of median household income in Lakewood Gardens, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lakewood Gardens, FL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Florida:

3.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.7. This is better than average.

City:

56.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.574. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.574
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.36
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 7.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.44
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Lakewood Gardens-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Lakewood Gardens place 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 F3 tornado 31.3 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lakewood Gardens-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 405.1 miles away from Lakewood Gardens center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from Lakewood Gardens center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 434.2 miles away from Lakewood Gardens center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 400.1 miles away from Lakewood Gardens center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 249.6 miles away from Lakewood Gardens center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 351.4 miles away from Lakewood Gardens 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 Palm Beach County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Lakewood Gardens:

  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF PALM BEACH (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • SUTTON PLACE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • A-D NURSING SVCS (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • REGENCY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • CROSSINGS, THE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • HENRY I LOUTITT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LAKE WORTH, FL)

Amtrak stations near Lakewood Gardens:

  • 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lakewood Gardens:

  • Palm Beach State College (about 2 miles; Lake Worth, FL; Full-time enrollment: 19,938)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 7 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Lynn University (about 17 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 18 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 27 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 31 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 18,270)
  • Broward College (about 39 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 30,322)

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Palm Beach County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.1 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.8%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.7%
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: 0.0% of all households
114 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Lakewood Gardens:

Marital status in Lakewood Gardens, FL
  • Never married: 41.1%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lakewood Gardens:

  • High school or higher: 65.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lakewood Gardens, FL (based on Palm Beach County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic210,00636
Evangelical Protestant143,738477
Other62,520124
Mainline Protestant44,22383
Black Protestant17,53347
Orthodox5,6958
None836,419-
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: 259
Here:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Palm Beach County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
Here:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
Here:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
This county:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

8.7%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

19.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.3%
Florida:

14.0%

6.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($141,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,757 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Broward County, FL  1.26% ($67,594 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.39% ($78,122)
from Travis County, TX  0.15% ($49,041)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($850 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Broward County, FL  0.97% ($62,460 average AGI)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.24% ($51,794)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.23% ($182,141)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakewood Gardens:

  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WPBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LANTANA, FL; Owner: OMNI-LINGUAL BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WWRF (1380 AM; 1 kW; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • 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.)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, 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.)
  • 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 Lakewood Gardens:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • W262AE (100.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Lakewood Gardens:

  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lakewood Gardens, FL
  • 74.5%Electricity
  • 25.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lakewood Gardens, FL
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 15.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Utility gas


Lakewood Gardens compared to Florida state average:

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

Lakewood Gardens on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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