Tavares is a city located in Lake County Florida. Tavares has a 2020 population of 18,436. It is also the county seat of Lake County. Tavares is currently growing at a rate of 1.26% annually and its population has increased by 31.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,026 in 2010.
The average household income in Tavares is $58,393 with a poverty rate of 10.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,018 per month, and the median house value is $144,900. The median age in Tavares is 51.2 years, 46.7 years for males, and 53.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tavareswas:
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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
87.56% of Tavares residents speak only English, while 12.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.95% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Tavares is Multiple, with 20.19% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Tavares is Hispanic, with 10.47% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.69%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Tavares
91.61% of Tavares residents were born in the United States, with 32.99% having been born in Florida. 2.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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