Lake Wales

Lake Wales

Property Listings

Search Homes

Overview for Lake Wales, FL

16,173 people live in Lake Wales, where the median age is 45.4 and the average individual income is $25,469. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

16,173

Total Population

45.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$25,469

Average individual Income

Around Lake Wales, FL

There's plenty to do around Lake Wales, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

11
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
41
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cocoa Cake Studio, Kualao Lao Thai Cuisine, and Gyros.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.34 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.26 miles 32 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.7 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.37 miles 74 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 1.25 miles 53 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.82 miles 20 reviews 4.6/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Wales, FL

Lake Wales has 6,646 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lake Wales do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,173 people call Lake Wales home. The population density is 858.23 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

16,173

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

45.4

Median Age

45.02 / 54.98%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
6,646

Total Households

2.38

Average Household Size

$25,469

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lake Wales, FL

All ()
Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Lake Wales. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
The Vanguard School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
McLaughlin Middle School And Fine Arts Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Spook Hill Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Hillcrest Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Janie Howard Wilson School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Roosevelt Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Polk Avenue Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Lake Wales Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Victory Ridge Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Edward W Bok Academy North
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Candlelight Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Endtime Christian School Of Excellence
PRIVATE
K - 10th
No rating available

Work With Us

You need someone who knows this area inside and out! We can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you. Contact the team today!