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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Lake Park is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 8,508. Lake Park is in Palm Beach County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Lake Park offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Lake Park there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lake Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Lake Park are above average.

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About Lake Park...
Population
8,508

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$201,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,140
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    519
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    23.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    80.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    369.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    461.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    6,978.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    634.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%

Working in Lake Park

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$61,705
National
$62,843

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