Crooked Lake Park, Florida

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Population in 2010: 1,722. Population change since 2000: +2.4%
Males: 817  (47.5%)
Females: 905  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33853.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,149 (it was $35,804 in 2000)
Crooked Lake Park:

$39,149
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,474 (it was $18,731 in 2000)

Crooked Lake Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,992 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Crooked Lake Park:

$66,992
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $93,419; Detached houses: $113,661; Mobile homes: $43,302

Median gross rent in 2012: $968.

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Crooked Lake Park races chart
  • White alone - 1,378 (80.0%)
  • Hispanic - 226 (13.1%)
  • Black alone - 90 (5.2%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.3%)

Races in Crooked Lake Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crooked Lake Park: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.0%), United States (19.7%), Irish (10.1%), English (6.8%), Dutch (4.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 132 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 3,062 people per square mile   (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Crooked Lake Park:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crooked Lake Park CDP:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.4%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $962 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $819 (1.4%)

Crooked Lake Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (26.8 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (54.3 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (846.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Highland Park, FL (1.7 miles ), Hillcrest Heights, FL (1.9 miles ), Babson Park, FL (1.9 miles ), Lake Wales, FL (2.2 miles ), Frostproof, FL (2.6 miles ), Alturas, FL (2.9 miles ), Waverly, FL (3.1 miles ), Wahneta, FL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 27.83 N, Longitude: 81.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 863

Crooked Lake Park household income distribution Crooked Lake Park home values distribution

Property values in Crooked Lake Park, FL

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Special education teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Crooked Lake Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Crooked Lake Park, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Crooked Lake Park-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/22/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Crooked Lake Park place center killed 25 people and injured 150 people and caused $55 million in damages.

On 2/19/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crooked Lake Park-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 329.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 361.0 miles away from Crooked Lake Park center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 410.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 331.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 421.2 miles away from Crooked Lake Park center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 371.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Fires: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crooked Lake Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Crooked Lake Park:

  • 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 5 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • LAKE WALES DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • LAKE WALES MEDICAL EXT CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • RAI CARE CENTERS - LAKE WALES (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF LAKE WALES (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)

Amtrak station near Crooked Lake Park:

  • 15 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crooked Lake Park:

  • Polk State College (about 16 miles; Winter Haven, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,935)
  • Southeastern University (about 25 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Florida Southern College (about 26 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando (about 43 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)
  • Everest University-South Orlando (about 43 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 33,859)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 48 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)
  • Valencia College (about 49 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 30,467)

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Notable location: Polk County Fire Department Station 6 Caloosa Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 48.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 21.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
91 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Crooked Lake Park compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Crooked Lake Park travel time to work - commute Crooked Lake Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Crooked Lake Park CDP (based on Polk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.86%
Here: 41.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents33.5%18.6%9.3%6.8%3.8%
Congregations25.3%2.3%7.0%9.1%6.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.3%2.4%2.2%2.2%18.1%
Congregations3.0%1.1%2.6%0.6%42.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 94
Polk County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 104
Polk County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 215
Polk County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
Here:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

30.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

14.0%

7.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.84%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($229 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hillsborough County, FL  1.03% ($27,691 average AGI)
from Orange County, FL  0.70% ($28,675)
from Osceola County, FL  0.49% ($26,726)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hillsborough County, FL  1.14% ($26,149 average AGI)
to Orange County, FL  0.65% ($31,231)
to Osceola County, FL  0.53% ($27,511)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crooked Lake Park:

  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WIPC (1280 AM; 1 kW; LAKE WALES, FL; Owner: SIBER MEDIA GROUP INC)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHNR (1360 AM; 5 kW; CYPRESS GARDENS, FL; Owner: GB ENTERPRISES COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WWBF (1130 AM; 3 kW; BARTOW, FL; Owner: THOMAS N. THORNBURG, THORNBURG COMM.)
  • WJCM (1050 AM; 5 kW; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTWB (1570 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, FL; Owner: CARPENTER'S HOME CHURCH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crooked Lake Park:

  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; AVON PARK, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WLAZ (89.1 FM; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: CAGUAS EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • WYFO (91.9 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W291AG (106.1 FM; HIGHLAND CITY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLVF-FM (90.3 FM; HAINES CITY, FL; Owner: LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Crooked Lake Park:

  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLWA-LP (Channel 14; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W27AE (Channel 27; SEBRING, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$99,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0154.03

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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
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  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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