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Combee Settlement, Florida
Location in Polk County and the state of Florida
Location in Polk County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Polk
 • Total 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 • Land 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 131 ft (40 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,436
 • Density 2,588.6/sq mi (988.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 33801
FIPS code 12-13775
GNIS feature ID 1867126

Combee Settlement is a census-designated place and unincorporated area in Polk County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,436 at the 2000 census. It is part of the LakelandWinter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area. The area includes the separate unincorporated community of Country Club Estates.


Combee Settlement is located at 28°3′29″N 81°54′34″W / 28.05806°N 81.90944°W / 28.05806; -81.90944 (28.058007, -81.909473); or about 3 miles ENE of Lakeland.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.5 km² (2.1 mi²), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 2,697
1970 4,963 84.0%
1980 5,400 8.8%
1990 5,463 1.2%
2000 5,436 −0.5%
2010 5,577 2.6%

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,436 people, 2,193 households, and 1,429 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 990.0/km² (2,563.3/mi²). There were 2,488 housing units at an average density of 453.1/km² (1,173.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.91% White, 5.72% African American, 0.88% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.92% from other races, and 1.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.40% of the population.

There were 2,193 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.8% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,923, and the median income for a family was $35,532. Males had a median income of $26,523 versus $21,267 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,461. About 14.4% of families and 19.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.9% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.

In 2010 Combee Settlement had a population of 5,577. The racial and ethnic makeup of the population was 69.8% non-Hispanic white, 9.2% black or African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.2% non-Hispanic reporting some other race, 3.0% reporting two or more races and 18.2% Hispanic or Latino.

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