ZIP Code 33853 - Lake Wales Florida

ZIP Code 33853 is located in Lake Wales Florida. 33853 is entirely within Polk County. Regionally, 33853 is located in Metro Orlando.

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ZIP Code 33853 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLake Wales
Primary CountyPolk County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)12,241
Area Code(s)863
Current Time

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33853 Demographics

33853 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Florida based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 33853 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 33853 is White. The current unemployment level in 33853 is 3.2%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density1,320 People per Square Mile
Total Households4,142
Percentage High Income Households0.1%
Median Household Income (2021)$40,423
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$414,280
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.2%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 50.52%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 39.83%

33853 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American370.3%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander100.08%

33853 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American110.21%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander50.1%

33853 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College4068.24%
Bachelor Degree70214.24%
High School Diploma2,04041.38%
No High School Diploma1984.02%
GED or Alternate3677.44%
1 or More Years of College58011.76%
Associates Degree3246.57%
Masters Degree2024.1%
Professional Degree380.77%
Doctorate Degree731.48%

33853 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 33853
RegionMetro Orlando
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaLakeland-Winter Haven, FL
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area9 Square Miles

33853 Politics

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Florida Senate Districts in 33853
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33853 Schools

33853 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
Average First Frost DateDecember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateFebruary 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion75c - Central Florida Ridges and Uplands

33853 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)49515559647071727164575161
Avg Max Temp (°F)74768084899192929086807584
Avg Precip (In.)2.42.583.222.063.917.127.566.925.882.512.292.0748.52

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