Zip Code 33859 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLake Wales
Zip Code StateFlorida
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Area Code863
Current Population:10582
Racial Majority:White 79.38%
Public School Racial Majority:White 63.2%
Unemployment Rate:14.5%
Median Household Income$36792
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57910
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time25.3 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range118 - 151 ft.
Area57 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)27.88689041, -81.63951111

Zip Code 33859 Description

Zip Code 33859 is located in the state of Florida in the Metro Tampa Saint Petersburg metro area. Zip code 33859 is primarily located in Polk County. The official US Postal Service name for 33859 is LAKE WALES, Florida. Portions of zip code 33859 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Wales, FL, Waverly, FL, Crooked Lake Park, FL, Dundee, FL, and Highland Park, FL. The area code for zip code 33859 is 863. 33859 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Florida.

The current unemployment level in 33859 is 14.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 13.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 33859 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 33859 public schools is White. 43.1% of students in 33859 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7849 79.38% 7901 -1%
 Black Or African American 736 7.44% 1066 -31%
 Hispanic 1082 10.94% 1363 -21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.05% 32 -84%
 Asian 93 0.94% 90 +3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.09% 1 +800%
 Other Race 18 0% 18 -100%
 Two Or More Races 111 1.15% 111 +3%

Zip Code 33859 Race/Ethnicity

 White 63.2%
 Black Or African American 11.6%
 Hispanic 19.1%
 Asian 1.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 33859 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population105820
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households4333
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
43.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$36792
Income Under $50K Per Year67.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.00%
33859 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Florida District 17Greg SteubeRepublican
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33859 Florida State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
41Sam KillebrewRepublican
42Mike La RosaRepublican
56Melony BellRepublican
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33859 Florida State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
22Kelli StargelRepublican
26Ben AlbrittonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$157629
Average Real Estate Sale Price$109519
Current Unemployment Level 14.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 75b - Southwestern Florida Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesDecember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 11 - 20

Zip Code 33859 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL
CBSA Type33859
CBSA Population599564
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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