lake wales Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,021 13.2 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 3,129 40.4 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,676 21.7 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,271 16.4 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 641 8.3 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 6,020 77.8 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,571 20.3 % 20.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 14,929 - -
19 years old and under 4,505 30.2 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 4,215 28.2 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 2,904 19.5 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 3,305 22.1 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 10,346 79.2 % 84.6 %
Spanish 2,659 20.3 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 62 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,378 27.6 % 33.5 %
Married 2,719 54.5 % 50.5 %
Separated 189 3.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 700 14.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 6,693 - -
Occupied Housing Units 5,427 81.1 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,266 18.9 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,423 66.1 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 37 0.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 340 5.1 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 337 5.0 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 473 7.1 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 115 1.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 522 7.8 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 442 6.6 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 4 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,010 15.1 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 524 7.8 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 904 13.5 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 725 10.8 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,026 15.3 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 682 10.2 % 13.0 %
Electric 5,052 75.5 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 34 0.5 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 220 3.3 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 28 0.4 % 4.1 %
Solar 20 0.3 % 0.1 %
None 73 1.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 11,034 77.2 % 75.5 %
African-American 2,977 20.8 % 13.1 %
Asian 69 0.5 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 205 1.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 36,296 55,775
Median Family Income 45,617 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 17,849 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 70.00 %
  • Temperature 84.68 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.06 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.12
    [CDD] 9.54
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
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com