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Data & Research

Demographics

  • Population: 3,189 persons
  • Mean density: 3.0 persons per acre
  • Median age: 43
  • The racial composition is approximately 78.7 percent white and 11.6 percent black, with the remainder composed of other races.
  • The percentage of the population that identifies as Hispanic is 19.8 percent.
  • Approximately 23.5 percent of the population is under 18 years of age.
  • Frostproof’s largest age group populations are from ages 35 – 59 (34.8%), 0 – 19 (27.7%), and 60 and over (25.3%).

Frostproof Population Growth 2000-2015

Subject 2000 2010 2015 2010-15
Change
Percent
Change
Polk County 483,924 602,095 633,052 149,128 23.56
City of Frostproof 2,975 2,992 3,004 29 0.97

Polk County Population Comparisons

City 2000 2010 2015
Estimate
Amount
Change
Percent
Change
Frostproof 2,975 2,992 3,004 29 0.97
Fort Meade 5,691 5,626 5,741 50 0.87
Polk City 1,516 1,562 1,623 107 6.59
Mulberry 3,230 3,817 3,775 545 14.44
Bartow 15,340 17,298 18,205 2,865 15.74
Lakeland 78,452 97,422 101,517 23,065 22.72
Auburndale 11,032 13,507 14,832 3,800 25.62
Dundee 2,912 3,717 3,974 1,062 26.72
Lake Alfred 3,890 5,015 5,322 1,432 26.91
Winter Haven 26487.00 33,874 38,085 11,598 30.45
Lake Wales 10,194 14,225 15,011 4,817 32.09
Haines City 13,174 20,535 22,660 9,486 41.86
Davenport 1,924 2,888 3,786 1,896 50.08

Education

Subject Frostproof Fort Meade Polk City Mulberry Bartow Polk County
High School Graduate 46.7 43.2 41.7 42.5 36.2 36.2
Some College 18.6 19.1 22.3 23.7 20.7 20.3
Associate’s Degree 6.1 3.8 3.7 2.5 8.8 8.1
Bachelor’s Degree 6.6 8.3 7.4 8.1 13.1 12.8
Graduate or Professional Degree 3.4 3.6 3.1 1.7 3.9 5.8

Frostrpoof Employment by Industry

All Industries 739 100%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 233 31.5%
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 0 0.0%
Utilities 13 1.8%
Construction 33 4.5%
Manufacturing 39 5.3%
Wholesale Trade 90 12.2%
Retail Trade 81 11.0%
Transportation and Warehousing 40 5.4%
Information 0 0.0%
Finance and Insurance 16 2.2%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 0 0.0%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 14 1.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 58 7.8%
Administration & Support, Waste Management and Remediation 4 0.5%
Educational Services 1 0.1%
Health Care and Social Assistance 24 3.2%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 10 1.4%
Accommodation and Food Services 32 4.3%
Other Services (excluding Public Administration) 13 1.8%
Public Administration 38 5.1%