Avon Park is a city located in Highlands County Florida. With a 2020 population of 9,822, it is the 342nd largest city in Florida and the 4180th largest city in the United States. Avon Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually but its population has decreased by -6.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,539 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Avon Park has a population density of 1,009 people per square mile.
The average household income in Avon Park is $47,690 with a poverty rate of 26.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $733 per month, and the median house value is $80,400. The median age in Avon Park is 33.6 years, 30.3 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Avon Parkwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.26%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.
70.95% of Avon Park residents speak only English, while 29.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.87% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Avon Park is Multiple, with 66.21% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Avon Park is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.72%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Avon Park
86.55% of Avon Park residents were born in the United States, with 50.56% having been born in Florida. 9.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.