Tavares, Florida Population 2020

18,944

Tavares is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 18,944, it is the 121st largest city in Florida and the 1930th largest city in the United States. Tavares is currently growing at a rate of 4.04% annually and its population has increased by 35.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,951 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Tavares has a population density of 1,558 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tavares is $56,285 with a poverty rate of 10.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $964 per month, and the median house value is $127,300. The median age in Tavares is 52.1 years, 47.2 years for males, and 54.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.3 males.

Tavares Demographics

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

  • White: 81.51%
  • Black or African American: 11.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Other race: 1.88%
  • Asian: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Tavares, Florida is 18,944, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,472.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,951.

Tavares, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,20481.51%
Black or African American1,93211.93%
Two or More Races4172.57%
Some Other Race3041.88%
Asian3031.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.06%

Tavares Population Pyramid 2020

Tavares Median Age

52.1


Total

47.2


Male

54.1


Female

Tavares Adults

There are 13,378 adults, (5,300 of whom are seniors) in Tavares.

Tavares Age Dependency

100.5

Age Dependency Ratio

65.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tavares Sex Ratio

Female

8,648

53.39%

Male

7,551

46.61%

Tavares Households and Families

Tavares Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tavares Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Male63.5%36.5%
Female55.1%44.9%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9032.2271.1
Married3,0212.7578.1
Non Family2,8041.1769.2
Female8813.3355.1
Male1973.8763.5

2.87

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tavares Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3502.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,0798.71%
High School Graduate4,50536.35%
Some College2,80322.62%
Associates Degree1,26510.21%
Bachelors Degree1,60312.93%
Graduate Degree7896.37%

Tavares Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,9409,0481,861
Black1,066903145
Hispanic1,010662182
Asian275255150
Other Race1539754
Multiple Races11110545
Native American303015
Islander999

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,607$34,606$24,683
Less Than High School$20,185$20,872$18,241
High School Grad$26,081$31,741$23,502
Some College$29,873$40,466$25,853
Bachelors Degree$39,828$48,516$35,202
Graduate Degree$51,595$71,429$50,647

$28,607

Average Earnings

$34,606

Average Male

$24,683

Average Female

Tavares Language

Tavares Language by Age

Tavares Language

89.43% of Tavares residents speak only English, while 10.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.41% of the population.

Tavares Poverty

Tavares Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2959748.62%
Black1,69333019.49%
Hispanic1,74127515.80%
Multiple41713933.33%
Other30410534.54%
Asian303227.26%

10.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.29%

Male Poverty Rate

10.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tavares

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tavares is Other, with 34.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tavares is Asian, with 7.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.60%
High School9.52%
Bachelors or Greater8.24%
Some College7.38%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.13%
Female Unemployed10.92%
Female Employed6.78%
Male Employed5.61%

Tavares Income

Tavares Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,744$56,285
Families$58,502$68,629
Married Families$67,137-
Non Families$25,477$36,659

Tavares Marital Status

Tavares Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Tavares Married by Age and Sex

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

Tavares Veterans

1,836

Number of Veterans

1,674

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam707
Korea318
First Gulf War288
Second Gulf War201
World War II67
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74623
75+582
35 to 54277
55 to 64267
18 to 3487
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,70714.85%
Black534.29%
Hispanic353.09%
2 or More3319.88%
Indian2066.67%
Asian176.18%
Other63.51%

$Tavares Veterans by Education

6.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tavares Employment Status

43.9%

Labor Force Participation

39.7%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Tavares 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

33.55%

Born in Florida

91.86%

Native Born

8.14%

Foreign Born

2.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.86% of Tavares residents were born in the United States, with 33.55% having been born in Florida. 2.94% 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
202018,9447364.04%
201918,2087364.21%
201817,4726573.91%
201716,8157364.58%
201616,0795193.34%
201515,5605283.51%
201415,0324853.33%
201314,5471971.37%
201214,3501491.05%
201114,2011911.36%
201014,0104,3103.74%
20009,7002,3172.77%
19907,3833,2806.05%
19804,1038422.32%
19703,2615371.82%
19602,7240.00%