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Overview

Introduction to Lady Lake, Florida

Lady Lake, Florida, in Lake county, is 39 miles W of Deltona, Florida (center to center) and 74 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. The town is part of the Orlando metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 11,828 people live in Lady Lake.

Lady Lake History

The original inhabitants of Lady Lake are Seminole Indians and during 1883 that the settlement began to flourish in its present state. The town of Lady Lake was named after a woman who drowned in one of the lakes. The town recently experienced a devastating tornado on February 2, 2007 that killed around 20 people.

Lady Lake and nearby Attractions

  • Leesburg Arts Festival
  • Chain of Lakes
  • Uncle Donalds Farm
  • Lake Griffin
  • Lady Lake Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In Lady Lake

The town of Lady Lake is also known as the Home of Lakes and Sunshine. It offers a number of outdoor and indoor activities such as bowling alleys, golf courts, a softball complex, polo clubs and boating on the several beautiful lakes. In addition, there are also antique shops, restaurants and shopping areas. You can also visit the Ocala National Forest.

Lady Lake Transportation

The city is served by the Orlando Sanford International Airport.

Lady Lake Higher Education

The city is served by the Central Florida Community College.

People

Total Population 14,138
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 47.1%
Employed Population 16+ 4,052
Age of the Population 63

Families

% of people married 54.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.7%
Median Earnings25+ $22,401
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,555

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,488
% Above Poverty Level 86.1%
% Below Poverty Level 13.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.8%
Median Gross Rent $905
Median House Value $119,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.6%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 14.8%

Lady Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles W of Deltona, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles NE of Tampa, Florida
County Lake
Metro Area Orlando
Standard Zip Codes 32159, 32162
P.O. Box Zip Codes 32158
Phone Area Codes 352
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.917
Longitude -81.923

Lady Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LISBON
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 68 F
Apr Temp 57 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 62 to 83 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station OCALA
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 70 F
Apr Temp 56 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 61 to 84 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Station BROOKSVILLE CHIN HILL
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 49 to 71 F
Apr Temp 59 to 82 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 64 to 84 F
Annual Precip 52.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belleview 4,585 $40,952
Coleman 648 $33,125
Fruitland Park 4,275 $57,404
Leesburg 20,915 $41,328
Tavares 14,343 $48,355
Wildwood 6,782 $49,879
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