33853 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to LAKE WALES, FL 33853

33853 is a sparsely populated, rural zip code in Lake Wales, Florida. The population is racially diverse, and mostly married couples. At $119,100 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Lakeland metro area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $47,784/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 33853 is $36,042.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 33853 earn an average of $29,764/year. Women earn only $18,679/year.

12,717 people in 33853 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 33853? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 26.8 minutes.

The median age here is 37. There are 5,353 men and 5,808 women. The median age for men is 35 while for women the median age is 40.

To give you a sense of the community, 17,078 people (out of the 11,161 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 4,479 homes, and 555 businesses every day. 300 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

33853 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 28 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Changsha, China!) and -82 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 118 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 11,161
  • White Population: 6,898
  • Black Population: 3,673
  • Hispanic Population: 2,052
  • Asian Population: 98
  • Hawaiian Population: 25
  • Indian Population: 136
  • Male Population: 5,353
  • Female Population: 5,808
  • Median Age: 37
  • Median Age of Males: 35
  • Median Age of Females: 40
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: Florida
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Lakeland FL
  • County: Polk
  • City: Lake Wales
  • Longitude: -81.6
  • Latitude: 27.9
  • Elevation: 119 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 863
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 12,339
  • Drive alone: 9,593
  • Carpool: 2,139
  • Public transit: 134
  • Ride bikes or walk: 300

  • Average commute time: 26.8 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 619
  •    5 - 9: 1,575
  •    10 - 14: 1,927
  •    15 - 19: 1,956
  •    20 - 24: 1,350
  •    25 - 29: 476
  •    30 - 34: 1,637
  •    35 - 39: 180
  •    40 - 44: 375
  •    45 - 59: 906
  •    60 - 89: 757
  •    90 plus: 581
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $119,100
  • Average Annual Household Income: $29,253
  • Businesses: 395
  • Employees: 5,376
  • Annual Payroll: $174,217,000
  • Average Family Income: $47,784
  • Median Family Income: $30,135
  • Average Income for Men: $29,764
  • Average Income for Women: $18,679
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 105
  • State FIPS Code: 12

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Schools in 33853 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Hillcrest Elementary School
1051 State Rd 60 E
Lake Wales, FL 33853
(863) 678-4216
Janie Howard Wilson School
306 Florida Ave
Lake Wales, FL 33853
(863) 678-4211
Polk Avenue Elementary School
110 E Polk Ave
Lake Wales, FL 33853
(863) 678-4244
Spook Hill Elementary School
321 Drja Wiltshire Avee
Lake Wales, FL 33853
(863) 678-4262
Middle Schools
Mclaughlin Middle School
800 S 4th St
Lake Wales, FL 33853
(863) 678-4233
High Schools
Lake Wales Senior High School
#1 Highlander Way
Lake Wales, FL 33853
(863) 678-4222
Other Schools
Roosevelt Academy
115 East St
Lake Wales, FL 33853
(863) 678-4252
Other Schools
Lake Wales B.E.S.T.
250 E Grove Ave
Lake Wales, FL 33853
(863) 679-4386

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In the 33853 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://offender.fdle.state.fl.us/offender/homepage.do. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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