Lake Wales, Florida Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lake Wales Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 14,700 127th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 18.7 96th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 761 404th 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lake Wales Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 111th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.8% 164th 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 23.0% 105th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lake Wales Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 78.3% 371st 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.1% 294th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lake Wales Rank Florida US
Race - White 65.0% 358th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 27.5% 74th 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 100th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 370th 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 151st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 273rd 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 15.6% 203rd 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 55.0% 288th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lake Wales Rank Florida US
Female residents 52.6% 103rd 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 8.5% 313th 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lake Wales Rank Florida US
Housing units 6,900 239th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 30.3% 171st 29.9% 25.9%
Households 5,674 223rd 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.8% 349th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $139,400 340th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 2.4 280th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lake Wales Rank Florida US
Income per capita $18,155 368th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $36,049 370th $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 25.5% 49th 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Lake Wales Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,262 241st 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $514,993 97th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $36,418 26th $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $32,893 156th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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