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Lighthouse Point, FL
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Lighthouse Point profile

Living in Lighthouse Point

Lighthouse Point is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 10,420 people and three associated neighborhoods, Lighthouse Point is the 208th largest community in Florida.

Lighthouse Point home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Lighthouse Point real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.60% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Lighthouse Point is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lighthouse Point, the average commute to work is 30.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lighthouse Point. 51.56% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lighthouse Point in 2022 was $78,250, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $313,000 for a family of four. However, Lighthouse Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lighthouse Point is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lighthouse Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lighthouse Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lighthouse Point also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lighthouse Point include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

In addition, Lighthouse Point has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.27%).

The most common language spoken in Lighthouse Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.