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Lake Richmond is a neighborhood in Orlando, Florida. The neighborhood is framed by heavy forest to the west, Lake Richmond to the east, and ending at the industrial complex to the south just before LB McLeod Road.
Residents of the Lake Richmond neighborhood fall into the average age bracket between 22 to 28 years old, with many of them having several children in the home. The neighborhood has a median family income of $43,000. The average detached home in the area is worth around $300,000 with the average date of construction newer than 1970.
To the east of Lake Richmond, less than a mile from the main neighborhood, is Bruton Boulevard. Bruton Boulevard is home to numerous churches that are popular throughout the area. The Lake Richmond area is relatively religious and church is a common part of community life. Some of the churches off of Bruton include the massive campus of First Baptist Church of Orlando, El Bethel Temple of Orlando, Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist, and Church of Christ of Midtown, to name just a few.
Also along Bruton Boulevard is Washington Park Cemetery. This decent-sized cemetery is home to many of the past residents of Lake Richmond, and many of the area residents have family members that were put to final rest here. Many of the residents of the area are not only born in the general area, but often times will spend their entire life in the same neighborhood or in one of the surrounding neighborhoods.
Located off of Willie Mays Parkway to the north is Willie Mays Park. This large park is popular with many area residents. The park has two basketball courts that are in regular use, and a large playground popular with younger children. The park also has a large field that is frequently used for playing football.