Plant City, Florida Population 2020

40,030

Plant City is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 40,030, it is the 76th largest city in Florida and the 981st largest city in the United States. Plant City is currently growing at a rate of 1.10% annually and its population has increased by 15.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,721 in 2010. Spanning over 28 miles, Plant City has a population density of 1,453 people per square mile.

The average household income in Plant City is $66,485 with a poverty rate of 14.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $958 per month, and the median house value is $154,300. The median age in Plant City is 35.7 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Plant City Demographics

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

  • White: 68.11%
  • Black or African American: 14.97%
  • Other race: 12.81%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Plant City, Florida is 40,030, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 39,156.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,721.

Plant City, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,96268.11%
Black or African American5,70714.97%
Some Other Race4,88212.81%
Asian7692.02%
Two or More Races6831.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native950.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.06%

Plant City Population Pyramid 2020

Plant City Median Age

35.7


Total

34.9


Male

36.1


Female

Plant City Adults

There are 27,743 adults, (5,138 of whom are seniors) in Plant City.

Plant City Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Plant City Sex Ratio

Female

19,487

51.12%

Male

18,632

48.88%

Plant City Households and Families

Plant City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Plant City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
All60.1%39.9%
Male55.6%44.4%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female45%55%

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3152.8560.1
Married6,7873.4570.1
Non Family3,5701.2450.8
Female2,0363.445
Male9223.4455.6

3.35

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plant City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6536.76%
9th to 12th Grade2,2039.01%
High School Graduate8,59735.16%
Some College4,56018.65%
Associates Degree2,1818.92%
Bachelors Degree3,78615.48%
Graduate Degree1,4716.02%

Plant City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,22112,7493,753
Hispanic6,1714,240609
Black3,4153,043618
Other Race2,5781,682139
Asian450411223
Multiple Races22920870
Native American636325
Islander21

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 asian people with a rate of 49.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,712$37,073$31,083
Less Than High School$23,112$27,623$18,591
High School Grad$31,285$34,505$28,359
Some College$34,309$40,704$30,370
Bachelors Degree$44,595$53,142$40,633
Graduate Degree$59,881$71,250$56,350

$33,712

Average Earnings

$37,073

Average Male

$31,083

Average Female

Plant City Language

Plant City Language by Age

Plant City Language

69.90% of Plant City residents speak only English, while 30.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.76% of the population.

Plant City Poverty

Plant City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,7362,30619.65%
Black5,6131,53827.40%
White19,3041,4787.66%
Other4,88258511.98%
Multiple67813820.35%
Native951313.68%
Asian76491.18%

14.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.29%

Male Poverty Rate

16.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plant City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plant City is Black, with 27.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plant City is Asian, with 1.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.63%
High School13.14%
Some College7.92%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.67%
Female Unemployed20.51%
Female Employed7.10%
Male Employed3.51%

Plant City Income

Plant City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,427$66,485
Families$58,801$74,367
Married Families$73,368$86,491
Non Families$32,067$42,352

Plant City Marital Status

Plant City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Plant City Married by Age and Sex

Plant City 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 55-64.

Plant City Marital Status by Race

Plant City Veterans

2,547

Number of Veterans

2,379

Male Veterans

168

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam997
First Gulf War657
Second Gulf War448
World War II136
Korea119
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,98410.11%
Black42210.95%
Hispanic2343.02%
Asian549.31%
Other300.91%
2 or More248.19%
Hawaiian21100.00%
Indian1215.79%

$Plant City Veterans by Education

8.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plant City Employment Status

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Plant City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.42%

Born in Florida

86.89%

Native Born

13.11%

Foreign Born

8.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.89% of Plant City residents were born in the United States, with 53.42% having been born in Florida. 8.25% 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
202040,0304371.10%
201939,5934371.12%
201839,1563350.86%
201738,8214371.14%
201638,3849392.51%
201537,4457652.09%
201436,6804771.32%
201336,2031070.30%
201236,0963140.88%
201135,7828862.54%
201034,8964,9811.55%
200029,9157,1612.77%
199022,7545,6902.92%
198017,0641,6131.00%
197015,451-260-0.17%
196015,7116,4815.46%
19509,2301,7392.11%
19407,4916910.97%
19306,8003,0716.19%
19203,7290.00%