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Lake Helen is a city in Volusia County, in the Deltona-Daytona Beach metro area.

The community was named after daughter of Henry DeLand, founder of Stetson University

The latitude of Lake Helen is 28.980N. The longitude is -81.233W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 66 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,787.


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Median household income
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$34,577
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lake Helen demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 17. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6 per 1,000 people.
Lake Helen received national attention for a nun who became a police officer after retiring from teaching in 1999

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19% of Lake Helen residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Helen ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Helen was $17,158, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Lake Helen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lake Helen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $471.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $680.


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Libraries in Lake Helen include Lake Helen Public Library ... View libraries

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Volusia County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Helen political report.

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The average commute time for Lake Helen workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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