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Lake Alfred, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Alfred had a population of 5,413 as of July 1, 2017. Lake Alfred ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Lake Alfred is located at latitude 28.0988 and longitude -81.7248 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Alfred (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.29 sq. miles and a water area of 3.9 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The City of Lake Alfred (GNIS ID: 2404856) 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 Lake Alfred is located within Winter Haven-Auburndale CCD of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Alfred population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lake Alfred, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,413
Population in Households 5,404
Population in Familes 4,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 583
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 2,012
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,421
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,299 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 713 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $106,994
Average Home Value $126,962


Median Household Income $47,617
Average Household Income $61,857
Per Capita Income $23,694
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 1.07%
Households 0.94% 0.98%
Families 0.76% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
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.

Lake Alfred, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Alfred to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 451 51st
Population Density1 # 688 25th
Diversity Index2 # 207 77th
Median Household Income # 455 51st
Per Capita Income # 560 39th

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