Tavares, Florida Population 2022

20,013
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Tavares is a city located in Lake County Florida. It is also the county seat of Lake County. With a 2020 population of 20,013, it is the 204th largest city in Florida and the 2289th largest city in the United States. Tavares is currently growing at a rate of 2.59% annually and its population has increased by 5.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,003 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Tavares has a population density of 1,646 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tavares is $58,393 with a poverty rate of 8.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $996 per month, and the median house value is $155,600. The median age in Tavares is 51.2 years, 46.7 years for males, and 53.1 years for females.

Tavares Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tavareswas:

  • White: 79.48%
  • Black or African American: 13.66%
  • Other race: 2.75%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Asian: 1.44%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Tavares, Florida is 20,013 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,003.

Tavares, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,69279.48%
Black or African American2,35413.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.11%
Asian2481.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.02%
Some Other Race4742.75%
Two or More Races4372.54%
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Tavares Population by Race

Tavares Population Pyramid 2022

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Tavares Median Age

54.3


Total

47.7


Male

57.8


Female

Tavares Adults

There are 14,097 adults, (6,270 of whom are seniors) in Tavares.

Tavares Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

80.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Tavares Sex Ratio

Female

9,412

54.63%

Male

7,816

45.37%

Tavares Population by Age

Tavares Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tavares Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
Male71.9%28.1%
All68.9%31.1%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female43.9%56.1%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tavares Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6102.1568.9
Married3,4062.7177.2
Male1964.8771.9
Female7353.3143.9
Non Family3,2731.1465.7

2.85

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Tavares Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3262.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,1258.52%
High School Graduate3,70228.05%
Some College3,15023.87%
Associates Degree1,59112.05%
Bachelors Degree2,39418.14%
Graduate Degree9116.90%
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Tavares Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tavares Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander444
Native American191914
Asian200200113
White10,2899,4912,720
2+ Races22920146
Hispanic1,352930235
Black1,180996194
Other Race38523854

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%.

Tavares Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,949$43,393$24,923
Less Than 9th Grade$14,363$$12,738
High School Graduate$27,263$31,921$24,289
Some College$35,686$40,612$32,850
Bachelors Degree$64,583$84,375$
Graduate Degree$44,514$44,194$50,769

$33,949

Average Earnings

$43,393

Average Male

$24,923

Average Female

Tavares Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tavares Language by Age

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Tavares Language

87.68% of Tavares residents speak only English, while 12.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.40% of the population.

Tavares Language

Tavares Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,08342420.36%
Asian2483514.11%
Hispanic1,9381678.62%
White11,7888006.79%
Other9NaN%
Multiple437296.64%

8.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.80%

Male Poverty Rate

8.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tavares

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tavares is Black, with 20.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tavares is Multiple, with 6.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.39%.

Tavares Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.88%
High School7.45%
Some College5.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.56%

Tavares Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.53%
Male Unemployed38.51%
Female Employed8.55%
Female Unemployed13.10%

Tavares Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tavares Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,249$69,575
Families$67,707$92,784
Married Families$72,583-
Non Families$28,351$37,638
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Income by Household Type

Tavares Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Tavares Married by Age and Sex

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Tavares 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.

Tavares Marital Status by Race

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Tavares Marital Status

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1,722

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War321
First Gulf War342
Vietnam525
Korea290
World War II17

Tavares Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34107
35 to 54327
55 to 64241
65 to 74452
75+595

Tavares Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,42012.07%
Black805.74%
Native American19100.00%
Other Race14236.88%
2+ Races6119.55%
Hispanic17811.92%

Tavares Veterans by Race

Tavares Veterans by Education

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5.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tavares Veterans by Education

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42.5%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tavares Employment by Age

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Tavares Employment by Race

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Tavares Employment by Education

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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29.87%

Born in Tavares

92.12%

Native Born

7.88%

Foreign Born

3.08%

Non Citizen

4.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.12% of Tavares residents were born in the United States, with 29.87% having been born in Florida. 3.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tavares Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19602,7240.00%
19703,2615371.82%
19804,1038422.32%
19907,3833,2806.05%
20009,7002,3172.77%
201013,9514,2513.70%
201114,4565053.62%
201214,9615053.49%
201315,4665053.38%
201415,9715053.27%
201516,4765053.16%
201616,9815053.07%
201717,4865052.97%
201817,9915052.89%
201918,4965052.81%
202019,0035072.74%
202119,5085052.66%
202220,0135052.59%

Tavares Population by Year