Latest Data (2018)
Population 16,577
Nationwide Rank 2115

Quick Facts

Lake Wales, Florida is the 2,115th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Lake Wales, Florida is a city.

Lake Wales, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Lake Wales had its largest population ever.

Lake Wales, Florida is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 83% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lake Wales, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2105 Washington, Illinois 16,704 42.3%
2106 Dallas, Oregon 16,701 33.0%
2107 Mount Vernon, Ohio 16,701 6.0%
2108 Defiance, Ohio 16,663 0.1%
2109 Cohoes, New York 16,655 6.8%
2110 Aberdeen, Washington 16,654 1.3%
2111 Ham Lake, Minnesota 16,646 29.4%
2112 Waterville, Maine 16,646 6.6%
2113 Gainesville, Texas 16,612 6.3%
2114 Donna, Texas 16,611 8.7%
2115 Lake Wales, Florida 16,577 48.9%
2116 North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 16,573 46.3%
2117 Norcross, Georgia 16,563 96.3%
2118 Truckee, California 16,561 18.2%
2119 New Milford, New Jersey 16,558 1.0%
2120 Vienna, Virginia 16,556 14.0%
2121 Morganton, North Carolina 16,555 -4.9%
2122 Menomonie, Wisconsin 16,540 10.4%
2123 Highland Village, Texas 16,537 34.1%
2124 Coalinga, California 16,534 4.0%
2125 Sevierville, Tennessee 16,531 34.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1191 Dania Beach 32,271 17.9%
1215 Miami Lakes 31,628 39.5%
1232 Winter Park 31,059 11.4%
1318 Casselberry 28,876 17.9%
1359 Rockledge 27,715 35.9%
1383 New Smyrna Beach 27,229 32.3%
1435 Temple Terrace 26,471 21.0%
1470 Sebastian 25,719 58.3%
1479 Tarpon Springs 25,571 19.5%
1507 Haines City 25,091 72.4%
1509 Palm Springs 25,061 52.6%
1535 Crestview 24,664 64.7%
1546 Palmetto Bay 24,589 3.2%
1550 Key West 24,565 -3.4%
1577 Hialeah Gardens 24,043 24.4%
1604 Jacksonville Beach 23,669 12.7%
1617 Venice 23,376 26.5%
1618 West Melbourne 23,372 127.4%
1627 Leesburg 23,163 40.3%
1653 Edgewater 22,669 19.9%
1676 Sunny Isles Beach 22,295 45.6%
1678 Fort Walton Beach 22,284 11.3%
1689 Naples 22,039 2.5%
1726 Sweetwater 21,543 51.6%
1734 Lynn Haven 21,492 71.8%
1753 DeBary 21,118 35.3%
1755 Eustis 21,083 32.0%
1828 Belle Glade 20,058 17.0%
1830 Punta Gorda 20,057 38.1%
1840 Bartow 19,926 26.6%
1865 Pinecrest 19,591 2.8%
1919 Seminole 18,866 1.1%
1943 Cocoa 18,619 8.9%
1988 Safety Harbor 18,031 3.8%
1990 Maitland 17,947 23.6%
1993 Marco Island 17,930 19.9%
2046 Tavares 17,472 70.4%
2059 Lake Mary 17,283 49.0%
2064 Vero Beach 17,236 -2.4%
2115 Lake Wales 16,577 48.9%
2131 New Port Richey 16,494 2.8%
2146 Opa-locka 16,356 9.4%
2152 Stuart 16,293 11.1%
2153 Auburndale 16,291 36.9%
2227 Lady Lake 15,622 29.6%
2230 Niceville 15,579 31.5%
2234 Zephyrhills 15,563 37.3%
2263 Callaway 15,216 6.2%
2273 Longwood 15,124 9.1%
2274 West Park 15,113 6.2%
2300 Oldsmar 14,841 20.1%
2318 Groveland 14,677 386.9%
2324 St. Augustine 14,576 23.8%
2351 Miami Springs 14,315 4.6%
2367 Mount Dora 14,216 40.4%
2383 Destin 14,077 25.5%
2421 Atlantic Beach 13,831 3.5%
2435 Palmetto 13,717 6.2%
2516 Key Biscayne 13,149 25.3%
2519 North Palm Beach 13,129 8.4%
2532 Panama City Beach 13,065 68.9%
2535 South Daytona 13,054 -4.1%
2572 Wilton Manors 12,797 0.7%
2603 Fernandina Beach 12,558 17.1%
2626 Gulfport 12,401 -2.4%
2643 Holly Hill 12,316 0.8%
2663 South Miami 12,219 14.2%
2677 Minneola 12,124 115.1%
2678 Lake City 12,116 16.4%
2686 Florida City 12,077 54.2%
2724 Lantana 11,867 26.0%
2734 Orange City 11,804 48.6%
2749 Cocoa Beach 11,737 -6.0%
2825 Lighthouse Point 11,283 4.5%
2858 Satellite Beach 11,088 -5.1%
2882 Sebring 10,937 10.3%
2925 Avon Park 10,695 25.9%
2947 Miami Shores 10,562 -1.1%
2975 Palatka 10,465 3.4%
2982 Cape Canaveral 10,449 18.1%
3026 Milton 10,269 36.2%
3055 Fruitland Park 10,122 205.7%
3096 Alachua 9,949 49.9%
3157 St. Pete Beach 9,649 -2.9%
3182 Springfield 9,452 6.1%
3329 Orange Park 8,809 -3.0%
3332 Palm Beach 8,802 -9.0%
3381 Marathon 8,645 -15.5%
3393 Lake Park 8,605 -1.1%
3406 Indian Harbour Beach 8,565 4.8%
3481 Green Cove Springs 8,313 53.4%
3486 Brooksville 8,298 9.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 16,577 2,115
2017 16,066 2,163
2016 15,860 2,176
2015 15,541 2,196
2014 15,140 2,227
2013 14,916 2,238
2012 14,700 2,250
2011 14,399 2,272
2010 14,225 2,269
2009 14,245 2,245
2008 14,222 2,232
2007 14,141 2,221
2006 13,983 2,223
2005 13,401 2,277
2004 12,391 2,416
2003 11,981 2,450
2002 11,243 2,552
2001 11,164 2,557
2000 11,132 2,541
1990 10,349 2,395