Polk County vs. Lake County

Polk County (FL)Lake County (FL)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)708,009356,495
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)17.6%20.0%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)602,098297,052
Population, Census, April 1, 2010602,095297,052
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.1%19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.2%26.7%
Female persons, percent51.0%51.6%
White alone, percent78.9%83.5%
Black or African American alone, percent16.1%11.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.7%0.6%
Asian alone, percent1.9%2.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent2.2%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent23.6%16.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent57.9%69.4%
Veterans, 2014-201848,25232,822
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.0%8.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)299,421160,467
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.5%74.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$135,400$167,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,223$1,284
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$417$428
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$944$1,043
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201314.3%12.1%
Building permits, 20185,3313,330
Households, 2014-2018231,260130,190
Persons per household, 2014-20182.842.55
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.4%83.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201821.4%13.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.5%90.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201866.6%83.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201884.8%89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.0%22.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.6%10.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.8%15.5%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.9%52.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201849.9%49.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)797,909394,919
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)3,015,2021,648,723
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)10,601,329498,045
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)6,495,2783,761,049
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,542$12,405
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201826.829.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$48,500$51,884
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$23,812$27,052
Persons in poverty, percent15.7%11.5%
Total employer establishments, 201711,6767,330
Total employment, 2017182,92282,957
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)7,363,9532,889,674
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.6%2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201746,17726,611
All firms, 201244,64425,331
Men-owned firms, 201222,62913,004
Women-owned firms, 201216,8949,390
Minority-owned firms, 201215,2946,642
Nonminority-owned firms, 201227,85617,973
Veteran-owned firms, 20124,4152,735
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201238,18821,608
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.1%5.6%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200712.8%8.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.4%27.5%
Population per square mile, 2010334.9316.6
Land area in square miles, 20101,797.84938.38

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Polk county (FL) and Lake county (FL) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.