Plant City is a city located in Hillsborough County Florida. With a 2020 population of 40,772, it is the 104th largest city in Florida and the 1093rd largest city in the United States. Plant City is currently growing at a rate of 1.25% annually and its population has increased by 2.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,764 in 2020. Spanning over 28 miles, Plant City has a population density of 1,480 people per square mile.
The average household income in Plant City is $68,434 with a poverty rate of 14.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,056 per month, and the median house value is $179,100. The median age in Plant City is 36.8 years, 36.7 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Plant Citywas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.86%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.66%.
71.10% of Plant City residents speak only English, while 28.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.48% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Plant City is Black, with 27.35% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Plant City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.56%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Plant City
86.56% of Plant City residents were born in the United States, with 54.76% having been born in Florida. 8.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.