Lady Lake, Florida

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Lady Lake, Florida
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
 • Total8.56 sq mi (22.18 km2)
 • Land8.28 sq mi (21.43 km2)
 • Water0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
Elevation
85 ft (26 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total13,926
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
16,020
 • Density1,935.95/sq mi (747.49/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
32158, 32159, 32162
Area code(s)352
FIPS code12-37375[3]
GNIS feature ID0285202[4]
Websitewww.ladylake.org

Lady Lake is a town in Lake County, Florida, United States. The population was 13,926 at the 2010 census. As of 2019, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 16,020.[5] It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. Area history is exhibited at the Lady Lake Historical Society Museum.

Geography[edit]

The train depot in Lady Lake is now the Historical Society Museum.

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).[6]

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) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (2.07%) is water.

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

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930233
194030932.6%
19503317.1%
19603351.2%
197038214.0%
19801,193212.3%
19908,071576.5%
200011,82846.5%
201013,92617.7%
Est. 201916,020[2]15.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

At the 2000 census there were 11,828 people, 6,125 households, and 4,293 families 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%.[3]

Of the 6,125 households 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 households were one person and 20.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 1.91 and the average family size was 2.22.

The age distribution was 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% 65 or older. The median age was 68 years old. For every 100 females, there were 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median household income was $32,581 and the median family income 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.[8]

Education[edit]

Lake County Schools operates public schools in Lady Lake. The Villages Elementary School of Lady Lake, which serves the town, opened in 1999.[9][10] Carver Middle School in Leesburg and Leesburg High School also serve Lady Lake.[11][12]

The Lady Lake Public Library is located at 225 Guava Street.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 2, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "QuickFacts Lady Lake town, Florida". census.gov. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Community Building." Town of Lady Lake. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  9. ^ "About LL Archived 2008-12-12 at the Wayback Machine." Town of Lady Lake. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  10. ^ "2008-2008 Elementary Attendance Boundary The Villages Elementary School Archived 2011-07-13 at the Wayback Machine." Lake County School Board. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  11. ^ "2008-2008 Middle Attendance Boundary Carver Middle School Archived 2011-07-13 at the Wayback Machine." Lake County School Board. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  12. ^ "Lake County 2008-2009 Attendance Boundary Leesburg High School Archived 2009-02-27 at the Wayback Machine." Lake County Board of Education. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.
  13. ^ "Welcome to the." Lady Lake Public Library. Retrieved on December 11, 2008.

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