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Eagle Lake, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Eagle Lake had a population of 3,017 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 3,017
Daytime Population: Workers 603
Daytime Population: Residents 1,778
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,381
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 3,013
Population in Familes 2,485
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,592
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $42,196
Average Household Income $52,384
Per Capita Income $17,622


Total Housing Units 1,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 635 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 351 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $103,165
Average Home Value $150,000


Total Households 986
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 710
Average Family Size 4
  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 4.1% 2.17%
Households 3.3% 1.95%
Families 2.78% 1.87%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

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, 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 # 581 37th
Population Density # 463 50th
Diversity Index # 133 86th
Median Household Income # 590 36th
Per Capita Income # 783 15th

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