lake wales Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 763 10.4 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 3,213 43.8 % 32.8 %
Some College 1,612 22.0 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,280 17.4 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 475 6.5 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 5,794 78.9 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,410 19.2 % 19.2 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 14,665 - -
19 years old and under 4,547 31.0 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 4,102 28.0 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 2,772 18.9 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 3,244 22.1 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 10,441 82.4 % 84.8 %
Spanish 2,194 17.3 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 37 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,485 28.8 % 33.2 %
Married 2,606 50.6 % 50.6 %
Separated 270 5.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 794 15.4 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 6,733 - -
Occupied Housing Units 5,497 81.6 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,236 18.4 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,317 64.1 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 67 1.0 % 5.8 %
2-Units 393 5.8 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 342 5.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 497 7.4 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 112 1.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 584 8.7 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 413 6.1 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 8 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 862 12.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 621 9.2 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 926 13.8 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 630 9.4 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,105 16.4 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 565 8.4 % 13.1 %
Electric 5,045 74.9 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 39 0.6 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 299 4.4 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 34 0.5 % 4.2 %
Solar 17 0.3 % 0.1 %
None 63 0.9 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 10,667 74.4 % 75.7 %
African-American 3,388 23.6 % 13.1 %
Asian 90 0.6 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 185 1.3 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 35,785 53,657
Median Family Income 46,127 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 17,651 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 61.29 %
  • Temperature 73.98 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.95 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 4.1
    [CDD] 2.74
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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