Kathleen is a city located in Polk County Florida. With a 2020 population of 6,516, it is the 407th largest city in Florida and the 5592nd largest city in the United States. Kathleen is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,486 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Kathleen has a population density of 906 people per square mile.
The average household income in Kathleen is $64,603 with a poverty rate of 17.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $872 per month, and the median house value is $127,600. The median age in Kathleen is 36.1 years, 35.9 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kathleenwas:
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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 100.00%.
81.06% of Kathleen residents speak only English, while 18.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.13% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Kathleen is Black, with 60.71% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Kathleen is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.32%.
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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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93.85% of Kathleen residents were born in the United States, with 56.01% having been born in Florida. 3.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.