ZIP Code 33859 - Lake Wales Florida

ZIP Code 33859 is located in Lake Wales Florida. Portions of 33859 are also in Alturas and Crooked Lake Park and Hillcrest Heights and Winter Haven. 33859 is entirely within Polk County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Orlando.

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ZIP Code 33859 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLake Wales
Primary CountyPolk County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)11,081
Area Code(s)863
Current Time

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33859 Demographics

33859 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 33859 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 33859 is White. The current unemployment level in 33859 is 4.4%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density195 People per Square Mile
Total Households4,072
Percentage High Income Households1.4%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$50,879
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$61,420
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)4.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 69.00%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 43.71%

33859 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American140.12%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

33859 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander20.33%

33859 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College4697.95%
Bachelor Degree62110.53%
High School Diploma2,72846.24%
No High School Diploma1121.9%
GED or Alternate2404.07%
1 or More Years of College91715.54%
Associates Degree3836.49%
Masters Degree3145.32%
Professional Degree370.63%
Doctorate Degree791.34%

33859 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 33859
RegionMetro Orlando
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaLakeland-Winter Haven, FL
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area57 Square Miles

33859 Politics

US Congressional Districts in 33859
Florida Senate Districts in 33859
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33859 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
Ecoregion75b - Southwestern Florida Flatwoods

33859 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)49515559657072727164575161
Avg Max Temp (°F)74768084899192929085807584
Avg Precip (In.)2.42.613.222.083.927.137.657.015.942.512.32.0648.84

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