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Lake Worth Beach
  • Suburb of Fort Lauderdale, FL

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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Lake Worth Beach is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 38,010. Lake Worth Beach is in Palm Beach County. Living in Lake Worth Beach offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lake Worth Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lake Worth Beach and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Lake Worth Beach...
Population
38,010

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$194,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,126
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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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
    571
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    15.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    95.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    374.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    472.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,284.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    346.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    30%
    national  12%

Working in Lake Worth Beach

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,500
National
$62,843

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