Crystal Lake, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Crystal Lake, Florida - Basic Facts

The Crystal Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 6,075 as of July 1, 2017. Crystal 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 Crystal Lake is located at latitude 28.036 and longitude -81.8996 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Crystal Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Crystal Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402806) 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 Crystal Lake Census Designated Place is located within Lakeland CCD of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crystal Lake 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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Crystal Lake, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,075
Daytime Population: Workers 2,145
Daytime Population: Residents 3,972
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,117
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 5,681
Population in Familes 4,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 394
Population Density2 2,383
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $33,227
Average Household Income $42,495
Per Capita Income $14,646


Total Housing Units 2,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 971 (38.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,206 (48.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 319 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $90,863
Average Home Value $108,608


Total Households 2,176
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,444
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 0.89%
Households 0.74% 0.82%
Families 0.84% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Crystal Lake, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crystal Lake 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 # 419 55th
Population Density # 338 63rd
Diversity Index # 124 87th
Median Household Income # 808 12th
Per Capita Income # 863 6th

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