Longwood, Florida Population 2020

15,280
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Longwood is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 15,280, it is the 137th largest city in Florida and the 2276th largest city in the United States. Longwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 11.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,657 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Longwood has a population density of 2,788 people per square mile.

The average household income in Longwood is $71,207 with a poverty rate of 11.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,161 per month, and the median house value is $187,400. The median age in Longwood is 44 years, 43.4 years for males, and 44.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.5 males.

Longwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Longwood was:

  • White: 82.40%
  • Black or African American: 8.83%
  • Asian: 3.08%
  • Other race: 2.62%
  • Two or more races: 2.35%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Longwood, Florida is 15,280, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,124.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,657.

Longwood, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,02382.40%
Black or African American1,2888.83%
Asian4503.08%
Some Other Race3832.62%
Two or More Races3432.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native930.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.08%
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Longwood Population Pyramid 2020

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Longwood Median Age

44


Total

43.4


Male

44.2


Female

Longwood Adults

There are 12,058 adults, (2,786 of whom are seniors) in Longwood.

Longwood Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Longwood Sex Ratio

Female

7,618

52.21%

Male

6,973

47.79%

Longwood Households and Families

Longwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Longwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All65.5%34.5%
Male62.4%37.6%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Female45.1%54.9%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5902.5565.5
Married2,7263.1677.3
Non Family2,1561.3455.9
Female5433.8345.1
Male1653.9862.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Longwood Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2552.34%
9th to 12th Grade6295.77%
High School Graduate3,14828.88%
Some College2,40722.08%
Associates Degree1,47413.52%
Bachelors Degree2,10819.34%
Graduate Degree8808.07%
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Longwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2117,7462,157
Hispanic1,2651,032300
Black1,002831266
Asian307251174
Other Race26823283
Multiple Races838310
Native American414130
Islander1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 73.17%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,345$42,176$36,047
Less Than High School$16,541$20,819$14,830
High School Grad$33,647$39,353$23,299
Some College$35,777$41,964$34,844
Bachelors Degree$44,375$58,636$41,949
Graduate Degree$74,395$86,923$70,625

$38,345

Average Earnings

$42,176

Average Male

$36,047

Average Female

Longwood Language

Longwood Language by Age

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Longwood Language

83.42% of Longwood residents speak only English, while 16.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.74% of the population.

Longwood Poverty

Longwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,2791,06910.40%
Hispanic1,97942221.32%
Black1,27217813.99%
Multiple33312036.04%
Islander1111100.00%

11.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.83%

Male Poverty Rate

12.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Longwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Longwood is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Longwood is White, with 10.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.81%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.11%
Some College15.16%
High School11.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.05%
Male Unemployed11.11%
Male Employed6.52%
Female Employed6.47%

Longwood Income

Longwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,192$71,207
Families$71,979$84,141
Married Families$84,423-
Non Families$38,387$47,428
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Longwood Marital Status

Longwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Longwood Married by Age and Sex

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Longwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Longwood Marital Status by Race

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Longwood Veterans

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930

Number of Veterans

831

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam422
First Gulf War163
Korea95
Second Gulf War68
World War II29
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74342
35 to 54202
75+192
55 to 64164
18 to 3430
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8498.46%
Hispanic734.70%
Black514.68%
Other308.60%

Longwood Veterans by Education

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7.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Longwood Employment Status

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65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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38.00%

Born in Florida

88.76%

Native Born

11.24%

Foreign Born

2.45%

Non Citizen

8.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.76% of Longwood residents were born in the United States, with 38.00% having been born in Florida. 2.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,280780.51%
201915,202780.52%
201815,124890.59%
201715,035780.52%
201614,9579506.78%
201514,0071971.43%
201413,810310.22%
201313,779490.36%
201213,730400.29%
201113,690230.17%
201013,667-78-0.06%
200013,7454290.32%
199013,3163,2872.88%
198010,0296,82612.09%
19703,2030.00%