Winter Haven, Florida Population 2020

45,892

Winter Haven is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 45,892, it is the 66th largest city in Florida and the 855th largest city in the United States. Winter Haven is currently growing at a rate of 3.23% annually and its population has increased by 35.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,874 in 2010. Spanning over 41 miles, Winter Haven has a population density of 1,424 people per square mile.

The average household income in Winter Haven is $61,407 with a poverty rate of 18.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $939 per month, and the median house value is $140,200. The median age in Winter Haven is 42 years, 40.6 years for males, and 43.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males.

Winter Haven Demographics

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

  • White: 67.87%
  • Black or African American: 26.50%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Asian: 1.53%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Winter Haven, Florida is 45,892, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 43,020.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,874.

Winter Haven, Florida Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020752,36722,1792.95%
2019730,18822,1793.04%
2018708,00922,1793.13%
2017685,83019,5942.86%
2016666,23617,4782.62%
2015648,75814,2382.19%
2014634,52011,8081.86%
2013622,7127,2261.16%
2012615,4865,5430.90%
2011609,9436,8151.12%
2010603,1280.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,88567.87%
Black or African American10,49926.50%
Two or More Races1,0462.64%
Asian6061.53%
Some Other Race4251.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native1320.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.06%

Winter Haven Population Pyramid 2020

Winter Haven Median Age

42


Total

40.6


Male

43.4


Female

Winter Haven Adults

There are 30,864 adults, (9,425 of whom are seniors) in Winter Haven.

Winter Haven Age Dependency

84.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Winter Haven Sex Ratio

Female

21,090

53.24%

Male

18,525

46.76%

Winter Haven Households and Families

Winter Haven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Winter Haven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.8%26.2%
All56.4%43.6%
Non Family47.1%52.9%
Male36.6%63.4%
Female35.2%64.8%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6312.6656.4
Married6,3733.2273.8
Non Family5,2181.2647.1
Female2,2643.8935.2
Male7763.9736.6

3.35

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Winter Haven Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7486.28%
9th to 12th Grade2,2207.98%
High School Graduate9,74635.03%
Some College6,05821.77%
Associates Degree2,7679.94%
Bachelors Degree3,51512.63%
Graduate Degree1,7706.36%

Winter Haven Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,12415,5013,557
Black6,4995,036862
Hispanic3,2592,550548
Multiple Races56046850
Asian482413270
Other Race26623349
Native American1244629
Islander1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,692$32,900$30,275
Less Than High School$19,511$20,754$16,023
High School Grad$29,675$30,963$27,414
Some College$30,871$35,548$27,278
Bachelors Degree$41,827$42,264$41,557
Graduate Degree$50,219$55,313$47,596

$31,692

Average Earnings

$32,900

Average Male

$30,275

Average Female

Winter Haven Language

Winter Haven Language by Age

Winter Haven Language

82.64% of Winter Haven residents speak only English, while 17.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.51% of the population.

Winter Haven Poverty

Winter Haven Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,4043,37032.39%
White21,4662,50111.65%
Hispanic5,6511,24021.94%
Multiple1,04622921.89%
Asian6048113.41%
Other4255813.65%
Islander221672.73%

18.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.64%

Male Poverty Rate

18.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winter Haven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winter Haven is Islander, with 72.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winter Haven is White, with 11.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.63%
High School17.30%
Some College11.96%
Bachelors or Greater5.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.79%
Male Unemployed27.07%
Female Employed7.02%
Male Employed6.80%

Winter Haven Income

Winter Haven Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,397$61,407
Families$53,326$71,897
Married Families$65,842-
Non Families$27,441$40,020

Winter Haven Marital Status

Winter Haven Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Winter Haven Married by Age and Sex

Winter Haven Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Winter Haven Marital Status by Race

Winter Haven Veterans

3,292

Number of Veterans

2,926

Male Veterans

366

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,316
First Gulf War603
Second Gulf War507
Korea288
World War II134
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,193
75+846
55 to 64508
35 to 54493
18 to 34252
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,68912.48%
Black5096.57%
Hispanic2626.75%
Other5818.95%
2 or More325.48%
Asian40.79%

$Winter Haven Veterans by Education

9.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winter Haven Employment Status

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Winter Haven 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

44.80%

Born in Florida

92.19%

Native Born

7.81%

Foreign Born

4.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.19% of Winter Haven residents were born in the United States, with 44.80% having been born in Florida. 4.27% 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
202045,8921,4363.23%
201944,4561,4363.34%
201843,0202,1925.37%
201740,8281,4363.65%
201639,3921,3103.44%
201538,0821,2283.33%
201436,8548882.47%
201335,9663891.09%
201235,5773741.06%
201135,2036001.73%
201034,6038,1162.71%
200026,4871,7620.69%
199024,7253,6061.59%
198021,1194,9832.73%
197016,136-141-0.09%
196016,2777,6726.58%
19508,6052,4063.33%
19406,199-931-1.39%
19307,1300.00%