Frostproof Polk County, Florida

Frostproof: City in Polk County, Florida, United States of America

About

Frostproof is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,992 and a population density of 60 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,273 inhabitants.

The city was created 172 years ago in 1849.

Frostproof Quick Facts

Population : 3,273 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Polk County
Postal code : 33843
Phone Area Codes : 863
Area : 49.83 km2
Altitude : 112 feet / 34 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1850 (172 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:39:02 (24th May 2022)
Density : 66 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.59% (2010-2020)
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Location of Frostproof on Florida map.
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Geography

Frostproof is located at 27°44'45"N 81°31'50"W (27.7458600, -81.5306300).

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Demographics

The population of Frostproof increased by 8.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,992 - census
2011 2,978 -0.47% estimation process
2012 2,997 0.63% estimation process
2013 3,012 0.5% estimation process
2014 3,046 1.12% estimation process
2015 3,090 1.42% estimation process
2016 3,139 1.56% estimation process
2017 3,186 1.48% estimation process
2018 3,235 1.51% estimation process
2019 3,261 0.8% estimation process
2020 3,273 0.37% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,445
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,274
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,475
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,274
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.1%
People over 65 (%) : 21.6%
Female persons, % : 49.0%
White only, percent : 97.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 95.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 380
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.7%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,132

Frostproof zip code is 33843. County name: Polk, County fips: 12105

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,132
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 76.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $148,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,406
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $510
2015-2019 median gross rent : $685
Permits for construction, 2020 : 18
2015-2019 Households : 2,720
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.36
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,516
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,086
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 52,860
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,343
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $59,348
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,489
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.1%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 180
2019 total employment : 1,135
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 39,034
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -3.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 486
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 513
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 355
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 107
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 499
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 57
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 439
2010 population per square mile : 11.0
2010 land area in square miles : 569.34

People born in Frostproof (2)

People born in Frostproof, including football player, running back Travis Henry, football player Nickell Robey, .

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Schools in Frostproof

College & universities near Frostproof, FL

Code Name City ZIP
138293 Webber International University Babson Park (FL) 33827-0096

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Frostproof, FL

Code Name Address Type
SBG Sebring 601 East Center St RAIL
WTH Winter Haven 1800 7th St SW RAIL
LAK Lakeland 600 East Main Street RAIL
LKL Lakeland 600 East Main Street RAIL
KIS Kissimmee 111 East Dakin Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Frostproof

Post Office Name City ZIP
Frostpr Post Office Frostproof (FL) 33843

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Bartow 20,201 County seat of Polk County, Florida
Lake Wales 17,693 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
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Lakeland Highlands 11,056 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Highland City 10,834 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Cypress Gardens 8,917 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
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Davenport 7,301 City in Florida
Willow Oak 6,732 Census-designated place in Polk County, Florida
Kathleen 6,332 Census designated place
Lake Alfred 6,331 City in Polk County, Florida, United States of America
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Distance to Other Cities

Frostproof distances to largest Florida cities