Mulberry is a city located in Polk County Florida. With a 2020 population of 3,980, it is the 511th largest city in Florida and the 7578th largest city in the United States. Mulberry is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually but its population has decreased by -3.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,134 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Mulberry has a population density of 644 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mulberry is $48,138 with a poverty rate of 11.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $922 per month, and the median house value is $54,200. The median age in Mulberry is 48.7 years, 45 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mulberrywas:
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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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
83.56% of Mulberry residents speak only English, while 16.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.58% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mulberry is Black, with 47.99% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mulberry is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.50%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mulberry
88.75% of Mulberry residents were born in the United States, with 38.95% having been born in Florida. 3.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.