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Work and Jobs in Lake Wales, Florida (FL) Detailed Stats
Occupations, Industries, Unemployment, Workers, Commute


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Based on the data from 2000 / 2015 when the population of Lake Wales, Florida was 10,194 / 15,487

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Educational services8.5%
(335)
5.1%
(104)
12.1%
(231)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting8.4%
(333)
11.5%
(235)
5.1%
(98)
Health care8.3%
(327)
3.7%
(76)
13.2%
(251)
Accommodation and food services7.4%
(292)
5.0%
(102)
10.0%
(190)
Construction5.6%
(220)
10.4%
(212)
0.4%
(8)
Public administration5.2%
(206)
6.5%
(132)
3.9%
(74)
Department and other general merchandise stores4.4%
(172)
4.4%
(89)
4.4%
(83)
Food3.7%
(144)
4.8%
(98)
2.4%
(46)
Food and beverage stores3.6%
(140)
2.0%
(41)
5.2%
(99)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.3%
(131)
3.1%
(64)
3.5%
(67)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers3.2%
(126)
4.1%
(83)
2.3%
(43)
Professional, scientific, and technical services2.4%
(96)
2.5%
(51)
2.4%
(45)
Personal and laundry services2.4%
(94)
0.4%
(9)
4.5%
(85)
Social assistance2.3%
(91)
0.6%
(12)
4.2%
(79)
Beverage and tobacco products2.2%
(86)
1.2%
(24)
3.3%
(62)
Real estate and rental and leasing2.2%
(85)
3.0%
(62)
1.2%
(23)
Finance and insurance2.0%
(79)
0.9%
(19)
3.2%
(60)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.8%
(70)
0.8%
(17)
2.8%
(53)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.7%
(69)
2.1%
(42)
1.4%
(27)
Utilities1.4%
(54)
2.1%
(43)
0.6%
(11)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1.3%
(53)
2.6%
(53)
0.0%
(0)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation1.3%
(53)
2.1%
(42)
0.6%
(11)
Truck transportation1.3%
(51)
2.2%
(45)
0.3%
(6)
Computer and electronic products1.1%
(42)
0.3%
(7)
1.8%
(35)
Paper1.0%
(38)
1.9%
(38)
0.0%
(0)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.9%
(35)
0.7%
(15)
1.1%
(20)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.8%
(33)
1.6%
(33)
0.0%
(0)
Other direct selling establishments0.8%
(30)
0.4%
(8)
1.2%
(22)
Machinery0.8%
(30)
1.5%
(30)
0.0%
(0)
Wood products0.7%
(29)
1.0%
(20)
0.5%
(9)
Repair and maintenance0.7%
(26)
0.8%
(16)
0.5%
(10)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.6%
(24)
1.2%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.6%
(23)
0.9%
(19)
0.2%
(4)
Metal and metal products0.6%
(22)
1.1%
(22)
0.0%
(0)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.6%
(22)
0.2%
(5)
0.9%
(17)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.5%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
1.1%
(20)
Retail florists0.5%
(20)
0.3%
(7)
0.7%
(13)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.5%
(18)
0.9%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.5%
(18)
0.9%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.4%
(17)
0.8%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.4%
(15)
0.4%
(8)
0.4%
(7)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.4%
(15)
0.7%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Plastics and rubber products0.4%
(14)
0.4%
(8)
0.3%
(6)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.3%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(13)
Chemicals0.3%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(12)
U. S. Postal service0.3%
(11)
0.2%
(4)
0.4%
(7)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.3%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(11)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.3%
(11)
0.5%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.3%
(10)
0.2%
(4)
0.3%
(6)
Warehousing and storage0.2%
(9)
0.4%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Rail transportation0.2%
(9)
0.4%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Textile mills and textile products0.2%
(8)
0.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.2%
(8)
0.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Transportation equipment0.2%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(8)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.2%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(8)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.2%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(7)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.2%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(6)
Private households0.2%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(6)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.1%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(4)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.1%
(4)
0.2%
(4)
0.0%
(0)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Agricultural workers, including supervisors8.3%
(329)
12.9%
(264)
3.4%
(65)
Other production occupations, including supervisors5.4%
(214)
3.9%
(79)
7.1%
(135)
Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school4.5%
(178)
1.2%
(25)
8.0%
(153)
Retail sales workers, except cashiers4.0%
(157)
4.0%
(82)
3.9%
(75)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations3.9%
(153)
4.5%
(92)
3.2%
(61)
Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors3.2%
(127)
3.4%
(70)
3.0%
(57)
Cashiers2.8%
(112)
0.3%
(7)
5.5%
(105)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers2.8%
(110)
4.1%
(84)
1.4%
(26)
Secretaries and administrative assistants2.7%
(108)
0.0%
(0)
5.7%
(108)
Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers2.7%
(107)
3.3%
(67)
2.1%
(40)
Registered nurses2.6%
(101)
0.9%
(19)
4.3%
(82)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors2.5%
(97)
4.8%
(97)
0.0%
(0)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers2.4%
(94)
4.6%
(94)
0.0%
(0)
Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors2.3%
(91)
0.6%
(12)
4.2%
(79)
Law enforcement workers, including supervisors2.2%
(86)
2.5%
(52)
1.8%
(34)
Laborers and material movers, hand2.2%
(86)
2.5%
(50)
1.9%
(36)
Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives2.1%
(82)
0.3%
(7)
3.9%
(75)
Waiters and waitresses2.0%
(79)
0.5%
(11)
3.6%
(68)
Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers1.9%
(75)
3.7%
(75)
0.0%
(0)
Other material moving workers, except laborers1.9%
(74)
3.2%
(66)
0.4%
(8)
Cooks and food preparation workers1.7%
(68)
1.6%
(32)
1.9%
(36)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.6%
(63)
0.0%
(0)
3.3%
(63)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers1.5%
(58)
0.3%
(7)
2.7%
(51)
Personal appearance workers1.4%
(54)
0.0%
(0)
2.8%
(54)
Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.3%
(53)
1.4%
(28)
1.3%
(25)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides1.3%
(51)
0.0%
(0)
2.7%
(51)
Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses1.3%
(51)
2.1%
(42)
0.5%
(9)
Health technologists and technicians1.2%
(47)
0.3%
(6)
2.2%
(41)
Other protective service workers, including supervisors1.1%
(44)
1.7%
(34)
0.5%
(10)
Metal workers and plastic workers1.1%
(43)
1.7%
(34)
0.5%
(9)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing1.0%
(38)
0.8%
(17)
1.1%
(21)
Top executives0.9%
(34)
1.1%
(22)
0.6%
(12)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers0.9%
(34)
1.7%
(34)
0.0%
(0)
Food processing workers0.9%
(34)
1.7%
(34)
0.0%
(0)
Carpenters0.8%
(33)
1.6%
(33)
0.0%
(0)
Electricians0.8%
(32)
1.6%
(32)
0.0%
(0)
Legal support workers0.8%
(31)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(31)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.8%
(30)
1.5%
(30)
0.0%
(0)
Postsecondary teachers0.7%
(29)
1.2%
(24)
0.3%
(5)
Child care workers0.7%
(29)
0.6%
(12)
0.9%
(17)
Religious workers0.7%
(28)
0.8%
(17)
0.6%
(11)
Customer service representatives0.7%
(28)
0.0%
(0)
1.5%
(28)
Therapists0.7%
(28)
0.7%
(14)
0.7%
(14)
Lawyers0.7%
(27)
1.3%
(27)
0.0%
(0)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.7%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(26)
Assemblers and fabricators0.7%
(26)
0.3%
(7)
1.0%
(19)
Operations specialties managers, except financial managers0.6%
(23)
1.1%
(23)
0.0%
(0)
Farmers and farm managers0.6%
(23)
1.1%
(23)
0.0%
(0)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.6%
(23)
0.7%
(15)
0.4%
(8)
Other healthcare support occupations0.6%
(23)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(23)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists0.6%
(23)
0.4%
(9)
0.7%
(14)
Accountants and auditors0.6%
(22)
0.3%
(7)
0.8%
(15)
Art and design workers0.6%
(22)
0.4%
(9)
0.7%
(13)
Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors0.6%
(22)
1.1%
(22)
0.0%
(0)
Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors0.6%
(22)
0.2%
(5)
0.9%
(17)
Painters and paperhangers0.5%
(18)
0.9%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers0.5%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(18)
Other financial specialists0.4%
(16)
0.3%
(7)
0.5%
(9)
Construction laborers0.4%
(16)
0.8%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
Teachers, secondary school0.4%
(16)
0.8%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
Engineers0.4%
(16)
0.4%
(8)
0.4%
(8)
Media and communications workers0.4%
(15)
0.4%
(9)
0.3%
(6)
Life and physical scientists0.4%
(14)
0.7%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks0.4%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(14)
Physicians and surgeons0.3%
(13)
0.6%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
Computer specialists0.3%
(10)
0.5%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Social scientists and related workers0.3%
(10)
0.5%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.2%
(9)
0.4%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Other construction workers and helpers0.2%
(9)
0.4%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.2%
(8)
0.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Plant and system operators0.2%
(7)
0.3%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Other transportation occupations0.2%
(7)
0.3%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.2%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(6)
Communications equipment operators0.2%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(6)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.1%
(3)
0.1%
(3)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Lake Wales

  • Unemployment by race in 2015
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 13.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 25.4%Males
  • 21.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.0%Males
  • 12.0%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.7%Males
  • 13.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 28.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 19.3%Males
  • 23.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 10.0%Females

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

6.7% (331)
Florida:

3.8% (318,821)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

3.4% (167)
Florida:

3.1% (258,796)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

3.8% (187)
Florida:

3.7% (306,462)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

8.3% (410)
Florida:

8.9% (747,788)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

8.5% (420)
Florida:

9.1% (763,143)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

16.6% (817)
Florida:

15.6% (1,307,038)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

11.9% (586)
Florida:

11.6% (973,298)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

11.6% (569)
Florida:

13.0% (1,090,041)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

2.8% (140)
Florida:

5.7% (478,578)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

7.0% (347)
Florida:

7.6% (633,379)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

1.2% (57)
Florida:

3.2% (268,886)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

2.1% (103)
Florida:

1.6% (130,063)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Lake Wales:

6.6% (325)
Florida:

6.6% (552,629)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Lake Wales:

8.9% (437)
Florida:

6.7% (557,873)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

2.4% (91)
Florida:

2.8% (195,491)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

3.3% (124)
Florida:

2.4% (162,873)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

5.8% (220)
Florida:

3.6% (247,678)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

11.8% (451)
Florida:

8.2% (569,201)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

13.6% (520)
Florida:

10.4% (720,998)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

13.8% (524)
Florida:

15.4% (1,063,673)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

13.3% (508)
Florida:

15.1% (1,046,414)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

11.2% (425)
Florida:

11.8% (812,057)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

4.1% (155)
Florida:

5.6% (388,700)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

3.4% (128)
Florida:

6.1% (419,450)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

1.9% (72)
Florida:

2.4% (167,860)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Lake Wales:

2.1% (80)
Florida:

1.1% (77,065)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Lake Wales:

4.1% (158)
Florida:

6.0% (413,569)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Lake Wales:

5.9% (223)
Florida:

6.0% (418,050)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    9.1% (231)
    Florida:

    4.8% (212,431)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    5.5% (138)
    Florida:

    4.1% (180,612)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    4.4% (111)
    Florida:

    4.6% (200,608)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    13.9% (352)
    Florida:

    10.5% (462,163)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    6.2% (157)
    Florida:

    9.4% (413,753)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    12.3% (312)
    Florida:

    15.2% (668,621)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    7.7% (195)
    Florida:

    10.1% (442,901)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    8.9% (225)
    Florida:

    12.0% (525,903)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    2.8% (71)
    Florida:

    4.8% (209,941)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    5.6% (141)
    Florida:

    6.8% (296,219)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    0.2% (6)
    Florida:

    2.9% (124,983)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    4.9% (125)
    Florida:

    1.5% (64,411)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    6.8% (171)
    Florida:

    6.6% (290,897)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    10.8% (274)
    Florida:

    6.6% (291,211)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    4.0% (97)
    Florida:

    2.7% (106,390)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    0.9% (21)
    Florida:

    2.0% (78,184)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    3.2% (76)
    Florida:

    2.6% (105,854)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    2.9% (70)
    Florida:

    7.1% (285,625)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    10.9% (260)
    Florida:

    8.7% (349,390)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    20.7% (495)
    Florida:

    16.0% (638,417)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    16.4% (392)
    Florida:

    13.3% (530,397)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    14.4% (343)
    Florida:

    14.1% (564,138)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    2.9% (69)
    Florida:

    6.7% (268,637)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    8.4% (202)
    Florida:

    8.4% (337,160)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    2.2% (52)
    Florida:

    3.6% (143,903)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    6.4% (153)
    Florida:

    6.5% (261,732)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    6.9% (164)
    Florida:

    6.7% (266,662)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.6%
Number of people working at home: 131 (3.4% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,203 (+41.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,576 (41.4%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Lake Wales:

11.9% (7)
Florida:

30.3% (39,063)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Lake Wales:

69.4% (2,512)
Florida:

63.4% (4,165,158)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Lake Wales:

72.9% (43)
Florida:

24.4% (31,506)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Lake Wales:

14.6% (529)
Florida:

22.3% (1,466,374)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Lake Wales:

8.2% (296)
Florida:

7.9% (517,533)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Lake Wales:

15.3% (9)
Florida:

32.4% (41,802)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Lake Wales:

7.8% (283)
Florida:

6.5% (424,939)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%)

Working at home in 2015 - Lake Wales

Working at home in 2015 - Florida

Less than 5 minutes:
Lake Wales:

3.6% (348)
Florida:

1.7% (139,689)
5 to 9 minutes:
Lake Wales:

10.1% (979)
Florida:

7.3% (606,302)
10 to 14 minutes:
Lake Wales:

17.8% (1,728)
Florida:

12.0% (1,000,362)
15 to 19 minutes:
Lake Wales:

21.0% (2,042)
Florida:

15.3% (1,275,329)
20 to 24 minutes:
Lake Wales:

15.2% (1,477)
Florida:

16.4% (1,369,222)
25 to 29 minutes:
Lake Wales:

5.6% (544)
Florida:

6.5% (541,395)
30 to 34 minutes:
Lake Wales:

10.2% (987)
Florida:

17.0% (1,414,363)
35 to 39 minutes:
Lake Wales:

2.0% (198)
Florida:

3.1% (262,294)
40 to 44 minutes:
Lake Wales:

3.4% (333)
Florida:

4.0% (331,614)
45 to 59 minutes:
Lake Wales:

5.5% (532)
Florida:

8.9% (743,779)
60 to 89 minutes:
Lake Wales:

3.7% (361)
Florida:

5.6% (467,189)
90 or more minutes:
Lake Wales:

1.6% (154)
Florida:

2.2% (182,960)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Lake Wales

Working at home in 2000 - Florida

Less than 5 minutes:
Lake Wales:

7.3% (277)
Florida:

2.3% (155,487)
5 to 9 minutes:
Lake Wales:

18.4% (700)
Florida:

8.6% (595,769)
10 to 14 minutes:
Lake Wales:

17.7% (673)
Florida:

13.3% (922,343)
15 to 19 minutes:
Lake Wales:

11.9% (452)
Florida:

15.7% (1,085,636)
20 to 24 minutes:
Lake Wales:

7.1% (270)
Florida:

15.1% (1,040,084)
25 to 29 minutes:
Lake Wales:

3.9% (147)
Florida:

5.9% (404,902)
30 to 34 minutes:
Lake Wales:

12.9% (492)
Florida:

15.6% (1,078,082)
35 to 39 minutes:
Lake Wales:

0.8% (29)
Florida:

2.6% (182,138)
40 to 44 minutes:
Lake Wales:

1.3% (51)
Florida:

3.4% (237,660)
45 to 59 minutes:
Lake Wales:

7.8% (296)
Florida:

7.7% (534,237)
60 to 89 minutes:
Lake Wales:

4.0% (152)
Florida:

4.4% (303,002)
90 or more minutes:
Lake Wales:

3.7% (140)
Florida:

2.4% (163,739)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    3.7% (193)
    Florida:

    1.6% (70,382)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    9.1% (483)
    Florida:

    6.7% (289,681)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    17.0% (895)
    Florida:

    11.1% (483,885)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    20.0% (1,058)
    Florida:

    14.5% (630,397)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    15.2% (802)
    Florida:

    16.2% (703,650)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    5.6% (298)
    Florida:

    6.7% (290,783)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    9.5% (499)
    Florida:

    17.7% (767,917)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    2.5% (131)
    Florida:

    3.3% (142,750)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    3.6% (190)
    Florida:

    4.1% (177,073)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    6.5% (342)
    Florida:

    9.4% (407,062)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    4.5% (236)
    Florida:

    6.2% (271,005)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    2.2% (118)
    Florida:

    2.5% (110,641)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    3.3% (147)
    Florida:

    1.7% (69,307)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    10.8% (480)
    Florida:

    7.9% (316,621)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    18.8% (835)
    Florida:

    12.9% (516,477)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    22.1% (981)
    Florida:

    16.2% (644,932)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    15.2% (673)
    Florida:

    16.7% (665,572)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    5.5% (245)
    Florida:

    6.3% (250,612)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    10.9% (483)
    Florida:

    16.2% (646,446)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    1.6% (69)
    Florida:

    3.0% (119,544)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    3.0% (134)
    Florida:

    3.9% (154,541)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    4.3% (190)
    Florida:

    8.4% (336,717)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    2.7% (119)
    Florida:

    4.9% (196,184)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    0.8% (35)
    Florida:

    1.8% (72,319)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Lake Wales

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Florida

Drove car alone:
Lake Wales:

79.8% (8,000)
Florida:

79.8% (7,042,650)
Carpooled:
Lake Wales:

12.3% (1,233)
Florida:

9.0% (792,524)
Bus or trolley bus:
Lake Wales:

1.8% (180)
Florida:

2.0% (177,848)
Bicycle:
Lake Wales:

0.6% (56)
Florida:

0.7% (62,906)
Walked:
Lake Wales:

1.0% (100)
Florida:

1.4% (125,834)
Other means:
Lake Wales:

1.4% (137)
Florida:

1.3% (117,695)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Lake Wales

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Florida

Drove car alone:
Lake Wales:

66.9% (2,548)
Florida:

78.8% (5,445,527)
Carpooled:
Lake Wales:

23.8% (907)
Florida:

12.9% (893,766)
Bus or trolley bus:
Lake Wales:

1.4% (52)
Florida:

1.6% (108,340)
Taxicab:
Lake Wales:

0.2% (7)
Florida:

0.1% (8,708)
Bicycle:
Lake Wales:

0.7% (27)
Florida:

0.6% (39,294)
Walked:
Lake Wales:

3.1% (118)
Florida:

1.7% (118,386)
Other means:
Lake Wales:

0.5% (20)
Florida:

0.9% (62,064)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Lake Wales (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Florida (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    76.6% (4,121)
    Florida:

    79.1% (3,637,418)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    15.2% (816)
    Florida:

    9.2% (421,862)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    3.9% (211)
    Florida:

    1.9% (86,582)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    0.6% (33)
    Florida:

    1.0% (47,740)
    Walked - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    1.1% (61)
    Florida:

    1.5% (70,544)
    Other means - Males:
    Lake Wales:

    1.5% (80)
    Florida:

    1.6% (74,018)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Lake Wales (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2015Travel time to work - Florida (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    83.4% (3,868)
    Florida:

    80.6% (3,405,232)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    9.1% (424)
    Florida:

    8.8% (370,662)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    0.5% (23)
    Florida:

    0.4% (15,166)
    Walked - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    0.6% (28)
    Florida:

    1.3% (55,290)
    Other means - Females:
    Lake Wales:

    1.3% (59)
    Florida:

    1.0% (43,677)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Lake Wales:

73.7% (2,548)
Florida:

85.9% (5,445,527)
In 2 person carpool:
Lake Wales:

17.5% (604)
Florida:

11.0% (698,577)
In 3 person carpool:
Lake Wales:

3.4% (118)
Florida:

1.9% (117,465)
In 4 person carpool:
Lake Wales:

2.4% (82)
Florida:

0.7% (42,034)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Lake Wales:

1.8% (61)
Florida:

0.3% (22,177)
In 7+ person carpool:
Lake Wales:

1.2% (42)
Florida:

0.2% (13,513)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Lake Wales:

72.4% (2,853)
Florida:

69.2% (4,840,105)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Lake Wales:

2.0% (79)
Florida:

4.9% (343,812)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Lake Wales:

6.8% (270)
Florida:

5.7% (395,397)
Local government workers:
Lake Wales:

9.9% (391)
Florida:

7.7% (542,086)
State government workers:
Lake Wales:

3.4% (133)
Florida:

3.7% (261,182)
Federal government workers:
Lake Wales:

0.5% (21)
Florida:

2.2% (157,343)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Lake Wales:

4.6% (182)
Florida:

6.2% (435,619)
Unpaid family workers:
Lake Wales:

0.4% (14)
Florida:

0.3% (19,503)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Lake Wales:

72.3% (1,475)
Florida:

70.4% (2,619,497)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Lake Wales:

3.9% (79)
Florida:

6.7% (249,173)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Lake Wales:

5.6% (115)
Florida:

3.5% (131,238)
Local government workers - Males:
Lake Wales:

7.8% (159)
Florida:

6.2% (229,948)
State government workers - Males:
Lake Wales:

3.1% (64)
Florida:

3.0% (112,661)
Federal government workers - Males:
Lake Wales:

0.4% (8)
Florida:

2.5% (92,242)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Lake Wales:

6.2% (126)
Florida:

7.4% (276,378)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Lake Wales:

0.7% (14)
Florida:

0.2% (8,135)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Lake Wales:

72.4% (1,378)
Florida:

67.8% (2,220,608)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Lake Wales:

8.1% (155)
Florida:

8.1% (264,159)
Local government workers - Females:
Lake Wales:

12.2% (232)
Florida:

9.5% (312,138)
State government workers - Females:
Lake Wales:

3.6% (69)
Florida:

4.5% (148,521)
Federal government workers - Females:
Lake Wales:

0.7% (13)
Florida:

2.0% (65,101)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Lake Wales:

2.9% (56)
Florida:

4.9% (159,241)
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