Babson Park, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Babson Park Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Babson Park Content

Also See: Babson Park, FL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Babson Park, Florida - Basic Facts

The Babson Park Census Designated Place had a population of 1,356 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Babson Park is located at latitude 27.8342 and longitude -81.5281 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Babson Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 144 feet.

The Babson Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402658) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Babson Park Census Designated Place is located within Lake Wales CCD of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Babson Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Babson Park Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | FL Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Lake Wales CCD | Polk County | Florida Counties

Search the map for:

Babson Park, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,356
Population in Households 1,193
Population in Familes 969
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density1 890
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 379
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 258
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $117,754
Average Home Value $159,516


Median Household Income $46,249
Average Household Income $57,166
Per Capita Income $20,360
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.13%
Households -0.1% 0.11%
Families -0.72% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Babson Park, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Babson Park to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 710 23rd
Population Density1 # 604 34th
Diversity Index2 # 449 52nd
Median Household Income # 408 56th
Per Capita Income # 593 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.