Latest Data (2017)
Population 16,066
Nationwide Rank 2163

Quick Facts

Lake Wales, Florida is the 2,163rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lake Wales, Florida is a city.

Lake Wales, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Lake Wales had its largest population ever.

Lake Wales, Florida is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 80% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lake Wales, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2153 Prospect Heights, Illinois 16,180 -5.0%
2154 Crawfordsville, Indiana 16,174 6.8%
2155 Douglas, Arizona 16,165 -2.5%
2156 Buda, Texas 16,163 480.5%
2157 Sikeston, Missouri 16,155 -4.7%
2158 Griffith, Indiana 16,152 -6.6%
2159 Hope Mills, North Carolina 16,135 32.3%
2160 Somerton, Arizona 16,120 113.1%
2161 Floral Park, New York 16,103 0.8%
2162 Kaukauna, Wisconsin 16,086 22.7%
2163 Lake Wales, Florida 16,066 44.3%
2164 Boerne, Texas 16,056 148.4%
2165 Easthampton Town, Massachusetts 16,050
2166 Aberdeen, Maryland 16,049 15.3%
2167 Hibbing, Minnesota 16,041 -6.0%
2168 Ukiah, California 16,036 3.3%
2169 Madison, New Jersey 16,033 3.7%
2170 Sulphur Springs, Texas 16,029 9.1%
2171 Pinehurst, North Carolina 16,028 63.4%
2172 Conyers, Georgia 16,015 38.1%
2173 North Arlington, New Jersey 16,009 5.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1193 Dania Beach 32,030 17.0%
1223 Miami Lakes 31,087 37.1%
1232 Winter Park 30,879 10.7%
1327 Casselberry 28,395 16.0%
1365 Rockledge 27,476 34.8%
1420 Temple Terrace 26,489 21.1%
1422 New Smyrna Beach 26,470 28.6%
1478 Tarpon Springs 25,331 18.4%
1485 Key West 25,208 -0.8%
1489 Sebastian 25,174 55.0%
1513 Palm Springs 24,892 51.6%
1528 Palmetto Bay 24,710 3.7%
1552 Haines City 24,304 67.0%
1561 Hialeah Gardens 24,156 25.0%
1580 Crestview 23,856 59.3%
1594 Jacksonville Beach 23,518 12.0%
1623 Venice 23,020 24.5%
1649 Leesburg 22,689 37.4%
1658 Edgewater 22,399 18.5%
1660 Sunny Isles Beach 22,348 45.9%
1674 West Melbourne 22,089 114.9%
1685 Naples 21,948 2.0%
1687 Fort Walton Beach 21,895 9.3%
1743 Sweetwater 21,028 48.0%
1752 Lynn Haven 20,922 67.2%
1759 Eustis 20,827 30.4%
1762 DeBary 20,784 33.2%
1840 Punta Gorda 19,761 36.1%
1849 Belle Glade 19,666 14.7%
1851 Pinecrest 19,651 3.1%
1859 Bartow 19,597 24.5%
1937 Seminole 18,576 -0.4%
1941 Cocoa 18,532 8.4%
1991 Marco Island 17,904 19.7%
1997 Safety Harbor 17,844 2.7%
2024 Maitland 17,554 20.9%
2070 Vero Beach 16,919 -4.2%
2077 Tavares 16,865 64.5%
2111 Stuart 16,543 12.8%
2117 Opa-locka 16,479 10.2%
2118 Lake Mary 16,474 42.0%
2148 New Port Richey 16,256 1.4%
2163 Lake Wales 16,066 44.3%
2180 Auburndale 15,973 34.2%
2248 Lady Lake 15,317 27.0%
2251 Niceville 15,249 28.8%
2252 Zephyrhills 15,247 34.5%
2261 West Park 15,153 6.5%
2263 Callaway 15,144 5.7%
2268 Longwood 15,061 8.7%
2308 Oldsmar 14,617 18.3%
2334 Miami Springs 14,424 5.4%
2348 St. Augustine 14,243 21.0%
2392 Mount Dora 13,916 37.4%
2415 Destin 13,765 22.7%
2434 Palmetto 13,661 5.8%
2443 Atlantic Beach 13,608 1.8%
2462 Groveland 13,474 347.0%
2494 Key Biscayne 13,182 25.6%
2515 North Palm Beach 13,057 7.8%
2535 South Daytona 12,936 -5.0%
2559 Wilton Manors 12,773 0.5%
2565 Panama City Beach 12,757 64.9%
2627 Gulfport 12,371 -2.6%
2638 Fernandina Beach 12,292 14.7%
2639 South Miami 12,281 14.8%
2650 Holly Hill 12,218 0.0%
2659 Lake City 12,163 16.8%
2660 Florida City 12,155 55.2%
2716 Lantana 11,824 25.5%
2733 Cocoa Beach 11,733 -6.1%
2739 Orange City 11,697 47.2%
2769 Minneola 11,529 104.5%
2818 Lighthouse Point 11,242 4.1%
2852 Satellite Beach 11,056 -5.4%
2909 Sebring 10,696 7.9%
2921 Miami Shores 10,649 -0.2%
2973 Cape Canaveral 10,413 17.7%
2975 Avon Park 10,408 22.5%
2979 Palatka 10,389 2.7%
3063 Milton 9,986 32.4%
3064 Alachua 9,982 50.3%
3139 St. Pete Beach 9,647 -2.9%
3172 Springfield 9,437 5.9%
3301 Marathon 8,877 -13.2%
3339 Palm Beach 8,751 -9.5%
3358 Orange Park 8,705 -4.1%
3370 Lake Park 8,645 -0.7%
3388 Indian Harbour Beach 8,566 4.8%
3467 North Bay Village 8,317 23.7%
3513 Fruitland Park 8,181 147.0%
3534 Brooksville 8,147 7.6%
3548 West Miami 8,120 38.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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