Lady Lake, Florida

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Lady Lake, Florida
Town
Municipal complex, including city hall
Municipal complex, including city hall
Location in Lake County and the state of Florida
Location in Lake County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°55′45″N 81°55′51″W / 28.92917°N 81.93083°W / 28.92917; -81.93083Coordinates: 28°55′45″N 81°55′51″W / 28.92917°N 81.93083°W / 28.92917; -81.93083
Country  United States of America
State  Florida
County Lake
Area
 • Total 6.7 sq mi (17.4 km2)
 • Land 6.6 sq mi (17.1 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 85 ft (26 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 11,828
 • Density 1,765.4/sq mi (679.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 32158, 32159, 32162
Area code(s) 352
FIPS code 12-37375[1]
GNIS feature ID 0285202[2]

Lady Lake is a town in Lake County, Florida, United States. The population was 11,828 at the 2000 census. As of 2005, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 13,244.[3] It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. Area history is exhibited at the Lady Lake Historical Society Museum.

Geography[edit]

Lady Lake is located at 28°55′45″N 81°55′51″W / 28.92917°N 81.93083°W / 28.92917; -81.93083 (28.929165, -81.930888).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.8 square miles (18 km2), of which, 6.6 square miles (17 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (2.07%) is water.

On February 2, 2007, the town was devastated by an EF3 tornado, killing 8 residents.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 11,828 people, 6,125 households, and 4,293 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,787.2 people per square mile (689.9/km²). There were 6,998 housing units at an average density of 1,057.4 per square mile (408.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.32% White, 3.24% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.83% of the population.

There were 6,125 households out of which 7.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.91 and the average family size was 2.22.

In the town the population was spread out with 7.7% under the age of 18, 2.1% from 18 to 24, 8.8% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 60.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 68 years. For every 100 females there were 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,581, and the median income for a family was $37,887. Males had a median income of $22,043 versus $18,450 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,337. About 5.2% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.1% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.

Parks and recreation[edit]

The town operates the Lady Lake Community Building, which may be used for public events.[5]

Education[edit]

Lake County Board of Education operates public schools in Lady Lake. The Villages Elementary School of Lady Lake, which serves the town, opened in 1999.[6][7] Carver Middle School in Leesburg and Leesburg High School also serve Lady Lake.[8][9]

The Lady Lake Public Library is located at 225 Guava Street.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2004-04-12.xls census.gov
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Community Building." Town of Lady Lake. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  6. ^ "About LL." Town of Lady Lake. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  7. ^ "2008-2008 Elementary Attendance Boundary The Villages Elementary School." Lake County School Board. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  8. ^ "2008-2008 Middle Attendance Boundary Carver Middle School." Lake County School Board. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  9. ^ "Lake County 2008-2009 Attendance Boundary Leesburg High School." Lake County Board of Education. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  10. ^ "Welcome to the." Lady Lake Public Library'. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.

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