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Lake Worth is a city in Palm Beach County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.
The community was named after Brig. Gen. William Jenkins Worth.
The latitude of Lake Worth is 26.615N. The longitude is -80.057W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 35,612.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake Worth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Palm Beach County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, West Palm Beach area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33460 ZIP code.
9% of Lake Worth residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Worth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Worth was $15,517, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Lake Worth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Lake Worth include College Park Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Lake Worth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $484. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.
Libraries in Lake Worth include Lake Worth Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Lake Worth include WPXP.
Palm Beach County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Worth political report.
Lake Worth restaurants taking online reservations include Prime 707 Steakhouse & Bar ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Lake Worth workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lake Worth between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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