Polk City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Polk City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
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|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
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|Portion of People Married|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
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|People Living Alone|
|Nearest Medium City||13 miles NE of Lakeland, Florida (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||42 miles E of Tampa, Florida|
|Metro Area||Lakeland - Winter Haven|
|Standard Zip Codes||33868|
|Phone Area Codes||863|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||LAKE ALFRED EXP STN|
|Jan Temp||47 to 72 F|
|Apr Temp||58 to 84 F|
|Jul Temp||72 to 93 F|
|Oct Temp||63 to 86 F|
|Annual Precip||50.2 inches|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.07|
|American Indian & Alaskan||5||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||123||8.1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,522|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||12.2%|
|French (except Basque)||6.7%|
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.
Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool)—The Original Information School—is proud of its position as a leader in the field.
SABAL PALM SCHOOL
5406 DEMILLE ROAD
Serves 269 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Creola, Alabama||90.2||16%||9.2%||7%||27||$38,942||7.4%||13.6%||2,002||16%||43||1.8%||8|
|2. Interlachen, Florida||85.3||23.7%||14.8%||7.6%||39||$34,375||6%||21.6%||1,475||27.5%||50.2||4.5%||5.4|
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