Demographics

DEMOGRAPHICS & COMMUNITY PROFILE

County Polk
County Seat Bartow
CITY OF LAKE WALES  
Incorporated 1917
Size 13.99 square mile

Property tax rate
$8.19 per $1,000 worth of assessed taxable property

1998 Average sale price Single family home $72,000-$104,000
The following information includes Lake Wales city limits plus a 3 mile radius
Households 5,863
Households Greater
Lake Wales - 2000
23,937
Average household size 2.48
Median family income 25,543.00
Population 2000 14,830
Male - 45% Female - 55%  
Population Polk County - 2000 483,924

LAKE WALES TELEPHONE NUMBERS
Emergency 911
CITY SERVICE  

Municipal Administration Building
201 West Central Avenue

863-678-4182

Library
290 Cypress Gardens Lane

863-678-4004

Depot Museum
325 South Scenic Highway

863-678-4209

Airport
450 Airport Road

863-678-1003

Police Department
133 East Tillman Avenue

863-678-4223

Fire Department
253 West Central Avenue

863-678-4203

Community $ Recreation Center
315 North Walker Street

863-678-4003

Water, Sewer, Garbage
201 West Central Avenue

863-678-4196
UTILITIES & TRASH COLLECTION
Progress Energy 1-800-700-8744

Blue Flame Gas
210 East North Avenue

863-676-2917

Central Florida Gas Company
1015 Sixth Street NW, Winter Haven

863-293-2125
Verizon 1-800-483-4000

Florida Refuse
3820 Maine Ave., Lakeland

863-294-8778
NEWSPAPERS, RADIO, TELEVISION  

Lake Wales News
140 East Stuart Avenue

863-676-3467

News Chief
650 Sixth Street SW, Winter Haven

863-294-7731

The Ledger
100 State Road 60 West

863-676-7118

WIPC - 1280 AM
630 Mountain Lake
Cut-Off Road

863-679-8842

Comcast Cablevision
226 South First Street

863-676-8514
POLK COUNTY  

Main Switchboard
330 West Church Street, Bartow

863-534-6000

Courthouse Annex
642 State Road 60 West

863-678-4002

Health Department
305 West Central Avenue

863-678-4144

Sheriff's Department
860 Thompson Nursery Road

863-678-4170

Veteran's Service Office
1290 Golfview Avenue, Bartow

863-534-5220
STATE OF FLORIDA  

Driver's Licenses
343 West Central Avenue

863-678-4160

Labor & Employment
648 State Road 60 West

863-678-4155

License Tag and Title
624 State Road 60 West

863-678-4295

Post Office
6 West Park Avenue

1-800-275-8777
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION  

245 West Central Ave.,
Winter Haven

1-800-772-1213
VETERAN AFFAIRS  
St. Petersburg, FL 1-800-827-1000

 

TEMPERATURE & PRECIPITATION AVERAGE
Month High Avg. Low Avg. Precip. (Inch.)
January 73.8 48.1 2.3
February 75.7 49.3 3.1
March 80.6 54.4 3.2
April 85.4 58.4 1.5
May 89.8 63.8 4.4
June 91.8 69.2 7.3
July 92.6 70.7 7.4
August 92.4 71.2 7.2
September 90.6 70.1 5.5
October 86.1 63 2
November 80 55.7 2.2
December 75.4 50.1 2.2

 

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