Lakewood Park, Florida

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Lakewood Park, Florida
CDP
Location in St. Lucie County and the state of Florida
Location in St. Lucie County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°32′31″N 80°23′47″W / 27.54194°N 80.39639°W / 27.54194; -80.39639Coordinates: 27°32′31″N 80°23′47″W / 27.54194°N 80.39639°W / 27.54194; -80.39639
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  St. Lucie
Area
 • Total 6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)
 • Land 6.7 sq mi (17.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 10,458
 • Density 1,515.7/sq mi (584.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 12-39062[1]
GNIS feature ID 0308007[2]

Lakewood Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Lucie County, Florida, United States. The population was 10,458 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Port St. Lucie Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Lakewood Park is located at 27°32′31″N 80°23′47″W / 27.54194°N 80.39639°W / 27.54194; -80.39639 (27.542069, -80.396380).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.9 square miles (18 km2), of which, 6.7 square miles (17 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (3.18%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 10,458 people, 4,562 households, and 3,166 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,561.6 people per square mile (602.7/km²). There were 5,124 housing units at an average density of 765.1/sq mi (295.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.81% White, 5.28% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.54% of the population.

There were 4,562 households out of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 29.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,805, and the median income for a family was $41,069. Males had a median income of $30,271 versus $22,872 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,041. About 8.2% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

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