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Eagle Lake, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Eagle Lake had a population of 2,885 as of July 1, 2016. Eagle Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eagle Lake is located at latitude 27.9757 and longitude -81.7569 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eagle Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 1.72 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 164 feet.

The City of Eagle Lake (GNIS ID: 2403526) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Eagle Lake is located within Winter Haven-Auburndale CCD of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eagle Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Eagle Lake, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,885
Population in Households 2,881
Population in Familes 2,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,523
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 946
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 681
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,096 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 611 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 335 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $111,458
Average Home Value $146,931


Median Household Income $41,221
Average Household Income $50,347
Per Capita Income $17,021
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.02% 2.69%
Households 3.16% 2.47%
Families 2.55% 2.35%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.09%
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.

Eagle Lake, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eagle Lake to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 585 36th
Population Density1 # 470 49th
Diversity Index2 # 145 85th
Median Household Income # 571 38th
Per Capita Income # 777 16th

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