ZIP Code 33853 - Lake Wales Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameLake Wales
Zip Code StateFlorida
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Area Code863
Current Population:11161
Racial Majority:White 45.94%
Public School Racial Majority:White 43.3%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$32408
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39170
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time20.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range144 - 171 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)27.90121400, -81.58398900

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Zip Code 33853 Description

Zip Code 33853 is located in the state of Florida in the Metro Tampa Saint Petersburg metro area. Zip code 33853 is primarily located in Polk County. The official US Postal Service name for 33853 is LAKE WALES, Florida. Portions of zip code 33853 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Wales, FL, Waverly, FL, and Highland Park, FL. The area code for zip code 33853 is 863. 33853 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Florida.

The current unemployment level in 33853 is 3.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 2.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 33853 decreased to 11161 from 34439 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 33853 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 33853 public schools is White. 62.9% of students in 33853 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5365 45.94% 5396 -1%
 Black Or African American 3067 26.26% 3428 -11%
 Hispanic 2863 24.52% 2052 +40%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 36 -100%
 Asian 26 0.22% 70 -63%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 16 1.1% 16 +706%
 Two Or More Races 161 1.95% 161 +42%

Zip Code 33853 Race/Ethnicity

 White 43.3%
 Black Or African American 25.3%
 Hispanic 26.8%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 3.3%

Zip Code 33853 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1116134439
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households4326
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$32408
Income Under $50K Per Year69.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.70%
33853 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Florida District 17Greg SteubeRepublican
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33853 Florida State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
42Mike La RosaRepublican
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33853 Florida State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
26Ben AlbrittonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$126009
Average Real Estate Sale Price$58908
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 75c - Central Florida Ridges and Uplands
Average First Frost DatesDecember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL
CBSA Type33853
CBSA Population599564
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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