Lake Mack-Forest Hills, Florida

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Lake Mack-Forest Hills, Florida
CDP
Location in Lake County and the state of Florida
Location in Lake County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°59′56″N 81°25′40″W / 28.99889°N 81.42778°W / 28.99889; -81.42778Coordinates: 28°59′56″N 81°25′40″W / 28.99889°N 81.42778°W / 28.99889; -81.42778
Country  United States of America
State  Florida
County Lake
Area
 • Total 5 sq mi (13.1 km2)
 • Land 4.7 sq mi (12.3 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 989
 • Density 197.8/sq mi (75.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 12-38332[1]

Lake Mack-Forest Hills is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake County, Florida, United States. The population was 989 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area.

In the early morning of February 2, 2007, a tornado touched down, destroying a large portion of the community as well as killing at least 14.

Geography[edit]

Lake Mack-Forest Hills is located at 28°59′56″N 81°25′40″W / 28.99889°N 81.42778°W / 28.99889; -81.42778 (28.998876, -81.427696).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.0 square miles (13 km2), of which, 4.7 square miles (12 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (5.95%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 989 people, 396 households, and 266 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 208.8 people per square mile (80.6/km²). There were 485 housing units at an average density of 102.4/sq mi (39.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.05% White, 0.10% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 2.02% from other races, and 1.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.45% of the population.

There were 396 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,718, and the median income for a family was $26,058. Males had a median income of $26,406 versus $18,452 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,640. About 9.3% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.3% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.