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St. Lucie County

Population in 2010: 11,323. Population change since 2000: +8.3%
Males: 5,480  (48.4%)
Females: 5,843  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  47.1 years
Florida median age:  41.3 years

Zip codes: 34951.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $35,970 (it was $35,805 in 2000)
Lakewood Park:

$35,970
Florida:

$44,299
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,446

Lakewood Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $73,144 (it was $69,000 in 2000)
Lakewood Park:

$73,144
Florida:

$151,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,861; Detached houses: $147,665; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,069; Mobile homes: $28,822

Median gross rent in 2011: $862.

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  • White alone - 9,225 (79.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,092 (9.4%)
  • Hispanic - 818 (7.0%)
  • Asian alone - 277 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 115 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 74 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 30 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lakewood Park: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (16.8%), German (13.8%), English (10.7%), United States (6.6%), Italian (6.2%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 6.70 square miles.

Population density: 1691 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lakewood Park:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lakewood Park CDP:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

789 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 1.7% Europe).

This place:  6.8%
Florida:  18.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,343 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $876 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Port St. Lucie, FL (18.6 miles , pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (116.5 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (912.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Florida Ridge, FL (1.5 miles ), St. Lucie, FL (2.2 miles ), South Beach, FL (2.3 miles ), Vero Beach South, FL (2.3 miles ), Fort Pierce North, FL (2.4 miles ), Vero Beach, FL (2.6 miles ), Fort Pierce, FL (2.8 miles ), Gifford, FL (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 27.54 N, Longitude: 80.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,053 (-34.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 615 (12.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 772

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Lakewood Park place center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1954, a category F3 tornado 9.4 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Lakewood Park topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Lakewood Park:

  • INDIAN RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; VERO BEACH, FL)
  • LAWNWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER & HEART INSTITUTE (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; FORT PIERCE, FL)
  • SEBASTIAN RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; SEBASTIAN, FL)

Operable nuclear power plants near Lakewood Park:

  • 15 miles: St. Lucie 1 and 2 in Hutchinson Island, FL.

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

  • Indian River State College (about 9 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,966)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 39 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,723)
  • Lincoln College of Technology (about 58 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach (about 61 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Brevard Community College (about 63 miles; Cocoa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,147)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 67 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 10,525)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 84 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 14,899)

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Notable locations in Lakewood Park: Spanish Lakes Country Club (A), Indian Pines Golf Club (B), Fleming Island Golf Club (C), Saint Lucie County Fire District Station 7 (D), Saint Lucie County Library System Lakewood Park Branch Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
St. Lucie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.6. This is better than average.
City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.53. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.53
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.5%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Black residents, 0.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.9%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lakewood Park, FL

26 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Lakewood Park compared to Florida state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Lakewood Park travel time to work - commute


Lakewood Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lakewood Park (based on St. Lucie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.60%
Here38.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents60.7%11.2%5.1%4.2%1.8%
Congregations7.4%15.7%5.6%1.9%3.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.6%1.6%1.6%1.4%10.9%
Congregations1.9%2.8%6.5%2.8%51.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
St. Lucie County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
St. Lucie County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 144
This county:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Lucie County:

9.0%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Lucie County:

26.0%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
State:

14.0%

12.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,613 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.46%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
St. Lucie County:

0.10%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Palm Beach County, FL  2.36% ($46,102 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  1.72% ($40,883)
from Martin County, FL  1.34% ($40,407)


8.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($82 average AGI)
St. Lucie County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Martin County, FL  0.96% ($38,605 average AGI)
to Indian River County, FL  0.67% ($46,340)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.54% ($37,284)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakewood Park:

  • WJNX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAXE (1370 AM; 1 kW; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTTB (1490 AM; 1 kW; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WIRA (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PORT ST. LUCIE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPSL (1590 AM; 5 kW; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: PORT ST LUCIE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakewood Park:

  • WCZR (101.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYR-FM (94.7 FM; GIFFORD, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGYL (93.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WQOL (103.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLM (104.7 FM; WHITE CITY, FL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W213AX (90.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WQCS (88.9 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSCF-FM (91.9 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W202AY (88.3 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFP (91.1 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • W242AC (96.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOSN (97.1 FM; INDIAN RIVER SHORES, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WGNX (99.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH FM RADIO PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAVW (92.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W291AL (106.1 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lakewood Park:

  • W44AY (Channel 44; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCI-CA (Channel 10; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: V-1 PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • W57DM (Channel 57; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE TREASURE COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WOCX-CA (Channel 5; SEBRING, ETC., FL; Owner: SEBRING TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W60CE (Channel 60; SEBRING, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFPI-LP (Channel 8; FORT PIERCE, ETC, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Paul a Scott, Russakis Road (Lat: 27.550250 Lon: -80.418944), Type: 40.2, Overall height: 40.2 m
    Registrant: 7726924474, Pscott@pjdevl.Com, 7341 WESTPORT PLACE
  • Paul A Scott, Russakis Road (Lat: 27.550250 Lon: -80.418944), Type: 40.2, Overall height: 40.2 m
    Registrant: 7726924474, Pscott@pjdevl.Com, 7341 WESTPORT PLACE



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$87,95525$71,95733$104,2927$9,62314$69,1193$31,813
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$90,7932$77,5704$92,8132$11,7251$104,9600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$73,80016$69,62437$113,59215$12,54110$94,8963$25,813
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$99,0745$91,82625$101,7790$04$82,4230$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$91,4401$18,1604$133,2150$01$148,2900$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.01 , 0011.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$112,4600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$211,4200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$82,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.01 , 0011.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Lakewood Park on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with low-earning residents located near cities with high-earning residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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