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Frostproof, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Frostproof is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Polk County at latitude 27.75 and longitude -81.5244. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Frostproof, but most people and references simply refer to it as Frostproof, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Frostproof indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Frostproof (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.65 sq. miles and a water area of 8.55 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Frostproof: Keystone City.

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Frostproof, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,063
Population in Households 3,042
Population in Familes 2,415
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 287
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 1,220
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 807
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,607 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 759 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 461 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 387 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $85,202
Average Home Value $121,118


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $48,503
Per Capita Income $18,719
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.55% 0.77%
Households 0.43% 0.7%
Families 0.59% 0.54%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
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.


Frostproof, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frostproof to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 566 39th
Population Density1 # 794 14th
Diversity Index2 # 283 69th
Median Household Income # 730 21st
Per Capita Income # 658 29th

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