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People

Total Population 309
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 21.7%
Employed Population 16+ 140
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,750
% Above Poverty Level 92.4%
% Below Poverty Level 7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 44.9%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $132,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 24.3%
Irish 15.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Highland Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles SE of Lakeland, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles E of Tampa, Florida
County Polk
Metro Area Lakeland - Winter Haven
Standard Zip Codes 33898
Phone Area Codes 863
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.864
Longitude -81.561

Highland Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 49 to 72 F
Apr Temp 58 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 64 to 84 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station BARTOW
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 52 to 74 F
Apr Temp 61 to 84 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 66 to 85 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Station LAKELAND
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 51 to 74 F
Apr Temp 61 to 86 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 66 to 87 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dundee 3,908 $38,536
Eagle Lake 2,486 $52,000
Frostproof 3,062 $44,342
Lake Hamilton 1,080 $58,889
Lake Wales 14,929 $45,617
Winter Haven 35,835 $48,556

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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