Lake Helen, FloridaLake Helen
is a city located in Volusia County, Florida
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 2,743.
Geography\nLake Helen is located at 28°59'0" North, 81°13'58" West (28.983463, -81.232870)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 11.2 km²
). 10.9 km² (4.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.31% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 2,743 people, 1,124 households, and 774 families residing in the city. The population density
is 251.0/km² (650.1/mi²). There are 1,204 housing units at an average density of 110.2/km² (285.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 87.02% White, 10.68% African American
, 0.29% Native American
, 0.29% Asian
, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.95% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 2.95% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 1,124 households out of which 26.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% are married couples living together, 12.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% are non-families. 25.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.91.
In the city the population is spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $34,577, and the median income for a family is $39,688. Males have a median income of $30,000 versus $22,774 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,158. 9.7% of the population and 7.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.4% are under the age of 18 and 11.2% are 65 or older.