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Babson Park is in Polk County, in the Lakeland-Winter Haven metro area.
The community was named after Roger W. Babson, landowner
The latitude of Babson Park is 27.831N. The longitude is -81.522W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 144 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,182.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Babson Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lakeland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33827 ZIP code.
8% of Babson Park residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Babson Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Babson Park was $11,912, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Babson Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Babson Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $310. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $762.
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Babson Park political report.
The average commute time for Babson Park workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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