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Lake Butler, FL

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Lake Butler's Livability

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    Diversity
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About Lake Butler, FL

Lake Butler, FL is located in Orange County in the state of Florida.

The total City Population for Lake Butler is about 17,465 with about 599 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $698,675, which is roughly 63% higher than the Average Home Value of $255,473 for the state of Florida, and roughly 69% higher than the National Average of $217,072.

The Median Income Per Household is about $132,958, which is roughly 52% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $64,192 for the state of Florida, and roughly 51% higher higher than the National Average of $65,026.

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Quick Stats

Lake Butler Population 17,465
Average Home Value $698,675
Median Household Income $132,958
Median Age 41.7
Unemployment Rate 1.1%
Politics 61.02% Democratic

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.66
Male Population Estimate: 49.9%
Female Population Estimate: 50.1%
Median Age: 41.7
Male Median Age: 36.2
Female Median Age: 37.2

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:62.7%
Asian:16.5%
Hispanic:13.1%
Black:8%
Other:2.8%
Indian:0.9%
Hawaiian:0%

Voting

Orange County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
Marco Rubio
U.S. Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
Rick Scott
U.S. Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
Ron DeSantis
State governor
Ron DeSantis
Republican Party

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 61.02%
Republican: 37.9%
Libertarian: 0.72%
Green: 0.18%
Other: 0.18%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lake Butler specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Orange County: About 11.2786 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Orange County: About 273.35 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Orange County is about 65% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 5% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lake Butler is about 1.1%.

Florida is ranked #32 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 36.22 out of 100.

32nd out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 30.13

The average living wage for the state of Florida is $32.28/hr, while the states minimum wage is $8.65/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Florida a minimum wage score of 25.7 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $6.98/hr, which gives Florida a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 75.11 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Florida is $173.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 19.4 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Florida does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
X Florida does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
Florida does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Florida does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Florida does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Florida does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Florida does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Florida does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Florida does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Florida does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Florida does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
Florida does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
Florida does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Florida does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Florida does not have a "right-to-work" law.
X Florida does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
Florida does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
Florida does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
Florida does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
Florida does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

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Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 34786
Latitude: 28.486200
Longitude: -81.546000
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: South
Average Elevation: 146.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 386