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Lake Worth, Florida

Lake Worth is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 35,133.


\nLake Worth is located at 26°37'11" North, 80°3'31" West (26.619695, -80.058742)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.7 km² (6.5 mi²). 14.6 km² (5.6 mi²) of it is land and 2.1 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 12.69% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 35,133 people, 13,828 households, and 7,688 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,405.1/km² (6,225.5/mi²). There are 15,861 housing units at an average density of 1,085.8/km² (2,810.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 65.12% White, 18.86% African American, 0.78% Native American, 0.75% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 9.57% from other races, and 4.82% from two or more races. 29.71% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 13,828 households out of which 26.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.9% are married couples living together, 11.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.4% are non-families. 33.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 3.19. In the city the population is spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 108.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 110.2 males. The median income for a household in the city is $30,034, and the median income for a family is $35,374. Males have a median income of $24,862 versus $22,971 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,517. 20.0% of the population and 15.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 24.1% are under the age of 18 and 12.7% are 65 or older.