Babson Park, Polk County, Florida

Babson Park is a city in Polk County, Florida. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,356. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.49 square miles. An elevation is 156 feet (47.54 m) above sea level. The population density was 908 people per square mile. The median age was 25.7 years (Florida state median age was 41.8 years). For every 100 females there were 99 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2010)
1,356 residents
Population Change
+14.7% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
25.7 years (State: 41.8)
Below the Poverty Line
18.9% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
675 residents
Population Females
681 residents
Foreign Born Residents
3.6% Latin America
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
6.1% (State: 5.4%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Babson Park Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Babson Park Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Babson Park Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $100,384 (State: $179,800)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$34,484 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $458 – $698
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              86 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,382 (1.50%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $885 (0.90%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $49,461 (State: $49,426)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$20,974 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$518 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Polk State College
                      about 18 miles
                      Winter Haven, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 7,935
                    • Southeastern University
                      about 28 miles
                      Lakeland, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,407
                    • Florida Southern College
                      about 30 miles
                      Lakeland, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,460
                    • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando
                      about 42 miles
                      Orlando, FL
                      FT enrollment: 4,338
                    • Everest University-South Orlando
                      about 43 miles
                      Orlando, FL
                      FT enrollment: 33,859
                    • Valencia College
                      about 49 miles
                      Orlando, FL
                      FT enrollment: 30,467
                    • Everest University-Brandon
                      about 52 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 7,702

                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

                    • Webber International University
                      Full-time enrollment: 692
                      Location: 1201 N Scenic Hwy
                      Private, not-for-profit
                      Offers Master’s degree

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                      Students: 206
                      Location: 815 SCENIC HWY N
                      Grades: KG-5
                      Charter school
                    Labor Market Description

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                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


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                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Babson Park Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              94 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.64 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              6 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.10 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              104 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.82 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              215 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              3.75 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              281 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              4.90 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Babson Park

                              • RAI CARE CENTERS – LAKE WALES
                                Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away
                                LAKE WALES, FL
                              • GROVES CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 5 miles away
                                LAKE WALES, FL
                              • AMEDISYS OF LAKE WALES
                                Home Health Center, about 5 miles away
                                LAKE WALES, FL
                              • LAKE WALES MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 6 miles away
                                LAKE WALES, FL
                              • LAKE WALES DIALYSIS
                                Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away
                                LAKE WALES, FL
                              • LAKE WALES MEDICAL EXT CARE
                                Nursing Home, about 6 miles away
                                LAKE WALES, FL
                              • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF LAKE WALES
                                Nursing Home, about 7 miles away
                                LAKE WALES, FL

                              Amtrak Stations in Babson Park

                              • 18 miles: WINTER HAVEN (1800 7TH ST. S.W.)
                                Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

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                                  Other Information

                                  Babson Park by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Natural Disasters in Babson Park

                                        Common Weather Information
                                        Tornadoes Average Activity
                                        51% (Greater then US)
                                        Earthquakes Average Activity
                                        96% (Smaller then US)
                                        Number of Natural Disasters
                                        21 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                        Number of Major Disasters
                                        12 pc.
                                        Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                        5 pc.
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                                        ZIP Codes for Babson Park: 33827
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