Haines City is a city located in Polk County Florida. With a 2020 population of 27,895, it is the 148th largest city in Florida and the 1636th largest city in the United States. Haines City is currently growing at a rate of 2.25% annually and its population has increased by 4.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,669 in 2020. Spanning over 20 miles, Haines City has a population density of 1,480 people per square mile.
The average household income in Haines City is $54,988 with a poverty rate of 19.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,023 per month, and the median house value is $160,500. The median age in Haines City is 35 years, 31.1 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Haines Citywas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.36%.
52.67% of Haines City residents speak only English, while 47.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.54% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Haines City is Black, with 27.14% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Haines City is Multiple, with 5.66% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.98%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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80.99% of Haines City residents were born in the United States, with 33.29% having been born in Florida. 12.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.