Polk City, FL 33868 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33868: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Polk City, FL 33868

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 167
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,117
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 15
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 28.196, Longitude -81.832
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Polk City, FL 33868 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,077
Daytime Population: Workers 1,355
Daytime Population: Residents 7,000
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,355
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 11,261
Population in Familes 9,442
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,816
Population Density2 73
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $48,322
Average Household Income $63,578
Per Capita Income $24,718


Total Housing Units 4,796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,332 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 787 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 677 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $118,615
Average Home Value $172,547


Total Households 4,119
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 3,095
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 0.78% 0.75%
Households 0.76% 0.8%
Families 0.67% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Polk City, FL 33868 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33868 to the other 967 ZIP Codes 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 # 622 36th
Population Density # 820 15th
Diversity Index # 568 41st
Median Household Income # 485 50th
Per Capita Income # 557 43rd

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