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Lake Forest, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $201,611 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Lake Forest:

$201,611
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $122,007 - $196,545

Lake Forest,FL index of house prices

Total population: 5,346 (Urban population: 4,964, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 1,879 (1,610 occupied: 1,227 owner occupied, 295 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

19%
State:

35%

Housing density: 2,875 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $240,193.

Median contract rent in 2017: $626 (lower quartile is $530, upper quartile is $704)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,312


Median gross rent in Lake Forest, FL in 2017: $731

Housing units in Lake Forest with a mortgage: 946 (88 second mortgage, 67 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 295


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Lake Forest, Florida Age and Sex of Residents

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,731,174
  • In family households: 1,413,253 (269,141 male householders, 165,347 female householders)
    293,617 spouses, 494,558 children (462,215 natural, 9,274 adopted, 23,069 stepchildren), 37,690 grandchildren, 25,833 brothers or sisters, 28,014 parents, 36,210 other relatives, 47,765 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 317,921 (120,559 male householders (88,038 living alone)), 131,000 female householders (109,501 living alone)), 66,362 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 16,892 (10,931 institutionalized population)

240,332 married couples with children.
100,923 single-parent households (20,481 men, 80,442 women).

58.4% of residents of Lake Forest speak English at home.
33.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
7.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 2,488 (42.0%)
(50.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.3
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lake Forest, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lake Forest, Florida
  • 54no bedroom
  • 1101 bedroom
  • 3242 bedrooms
  • 6963 bedrooms
  • 1024 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Forest, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Forest, Florida
  • 26no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 382 bedrooms
  • 873 bedrooms
  • 504 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Forest in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Forest in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 29no vehicle
  • 5071 vehicle
  • 4772 vehicles
  • 2333 vehicles
  • 474 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Forest in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Forest in renter-occupied apartments
  • 42no vehicle
  • 1091 vehicle
  • 462 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake Forest, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake Forest, Florida
  • 01 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 2143 rooms
  • 1294 rooms
  • 4115 rooms
  • 2596 rooms
  • 1497 rooms
  • 838 rooms
  • 349+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Forest, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Forest, Florida
  • 171 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 354 rooms
  • 545 rooms
  • 226 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Lake Forest, FL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Lake Forest, FL in 2017
  • 41,549Less than $10,000
  • 48,914$10,000 to $19,999
  • 55,653$20,000 to $29,999
  • 56,213$30,000 to $39,999
  • 52,534$40,000 to $49,999
  • 41,099$50,000 to $59,999
  • 56,917$60,000 to $74,999
  • 71,974$75,000 to $99,999
  • 45,143$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28,364$125,000 to $149,999
  • 32,637$150,000 to $199,999
  • 39,406$200,000 or more

Percentage of workers working in this county: 62.8%
Number of people working at home: 132 (5.0% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 29
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 133
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 224
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 426
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 350
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 110
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 416
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 32
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 51
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 131
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 62
  • 90 or more minutes: 55

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,566 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 388 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 45 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 10 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 55 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2000
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Lake Forest, Florida
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Lake Forest, Florida
  • 3881995 to March 2000
  • 2981990 to 1994
  • 1861985 to 1989
  • 2671980 to 1984
  • 1631975 to 1979
  • 851970 to 1974
  • 1051965 to 1969
  • 66Before 1965
Ancestries in Lake Forest, FL <small>(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)</small>

First ancestries reported:

  • Other: 2,136 (43.4%)
  • West Indian: 552 (11.2%)
  • German: 420 (8.5%)
  • United States: 406 (8.3%)
  • Italian: 329 (6.7%)
  • Irish: 306 (6.2%)
  • English: 248 (5.0%)
  • Polish: 106 (2.2%)
  • French: 89 (1.8%)
  • French Canadian: 51 (1.0%)
  • Swedish: 51 (1.0%)
  • Dutch: 39 (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 39 (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 38 (0.8%)
  • Greek: 32 (0.7%)
  • Portuguese: 21 (0.4%)
  • Czech: 15 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 12 (0.2%)
  • Russian: 12 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 8 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 5 (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 5 (0.1%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Dominican Republic
Lake Forest:

22.5% (350)
Florida:

2.5% (66,690)

Cuba
Lake Forest:

14.6% (228)
Florida:

24.1% (642,951)

Haiti
Lake Forest:

14.3% (223)
Florida:

6.8% (182,224)

Jamaica
Lake Forest:

9.2% (144)
Florida:

5.3% (141,182)

Colombia
Lake Forest:

6.2% (97)
Florida:

5.9% (157,371)

Peru
Lake Forest:

4.5% (70)
Florida:

2.0% (53,939)

Other Caribbean
Lake Forest:

4.1% (64)
Florida:

1.4% (38,484)

El Salvador
Lake Forest:

3.6% (56)
Florida:

0.9% (23,652)

Trinidad and Tobago
Lake Forest:

3.4% (53)
Florida:

1.1% (28,788)

Costa Rica
Lake Forest:

2.3% (36)
Florida:

0.5% (13,152)

Honduras
Lake Forest:

1.9% (30)
Florida:

2.0% (52,778)

Chile
Lake Forest:

1.8% (28)
Florida:

0.6% (15,919)

Canada
Lake Forest:

1.7% (27)
Florida:

3.7% (99,139)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,711
  • Other state: 1,485
  • Northeast: 810
  • Midwest: 283
  • South: 346
  • West: 46

61% of Lake Forest residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Florida.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 37
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 24
  • 7th and 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 105
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 145
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 590
  • Less than 1 year of college: 84
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 177
  • Associate degree: 46
  • Bachelor's degree: 78
  • Master's degree: 36
  • Professional school degree: 13
  • Doctorate degree: 9
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 40
  • 7th and 8th grade: 44
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 78
  • 11th grade: 85
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 132
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 647
  • Less than 1 year of college: 134
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 155
  • Associate degree: 90
  • Bachelor's degree: 138
  • Master's degree: 17
  • Professional school degree: 31
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Lake Forest marital status for males
Lake Forest marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,539
  • One, attached: 26
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • Mobile homes: 90

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,265

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.3%
Year householders moved into residence in Lake Forest
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Forest, FL
  • 85.7%Electricity
  • 8.9%Utility gas
  • 3.9%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Forest, FL
  • 88.6%Electricity
  • 7.5%Utility gas
  • 3.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 52
Here:

6.6%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

5.2%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 93
Here:

27.9%
Florida:

21.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability