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Frostproof is a city in Polk County, in the Lakeland-Winter Haven metro area.

So named because of its location in a citrus-growing region

The latitude of Frostproof is 27.745N. The longitude is -81.53W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 112 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,940.


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Median household income
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$30,412
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Frostproof demographic reports
Frostproof is on an isthmus between Lake Reedy and Lake Clinch
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3 per 1,000 people.
Quotes:
'There's a town called Frostrproof?' / 'They grow oranges. The name kind of doubles as a slogan.'
-- 2003 movie, "Identity"

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10% of Frostproof residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Frostproof ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Frostproof was $15,396, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Frostproof residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Frostproof, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $334.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $609.


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Libraries in Frostproof include Latt Maxcy Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Frostproof political report.

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The average commute time for Frostproof workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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~ 2003 movie, "Identity"

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