Winter Haven, Florida Population 2022

52,287
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Winter Haven is a city located in Polk County Florida. Winter Haven has a 2020 population of 52,287. Winter Haven is currently growing at a rate of 3.02% annually and its population has increased by 6.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,219 in 2010.

The average household income in Winter Haven is $64,113 with a poverty rate of 16.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $946 per month, and the median house value is $162,400. The median age in Winter Haven is 44.1 years, 42.8 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Winter Haven Demographics

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

  • White: 64.48%
  • Black or African American: 23.76%
  • Two or more races: 5.60%
  • Other race: 3.51%
  • Asian: 2.39%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Winter Haven, Florida is 52,287 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 49,219.

Winter Haven, Florida Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010603,1020.00%
2011609,9486,8461.12%
2012615,4535,5050.89%
2013622,6337,1801.15%
2014634,39811,7651.85%
2015648,52314,1252.18%
2016665,82317,3002.60%
2017685,36819,5452.85%
2018706,59721,2293.00%
2019724,77718,1802.51%
2020742,95718,1802.45%
2021761,13718,1802.39%

Winter Haven Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,68464.48%
Black or African American10,20023.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native890.21%
Asian1,0252.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.06%
Some Other Race1,5083.51%
Two or More Races2,4035.60%
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Winter Haven Population by Race

Winter Haven Population Pyramid 2022

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Winter Haven Median Age

44.6


Total

42.9


Male

45.5


Female

Winter Haven Adults

There are 34,045 adults, (10,933 of whom are seniors) in Winter Haven.

Winter Haven Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Winter Haven Sex Ratio

Female

22,605

52.65%

Male

20,328

47.35%

Winter Haven Population by Age

Winter Haven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winter Haven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All60.6%39.4%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Male47.9%52.1%
Female37.4%62.6%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Winter Haven Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,4232.7460.6
Married6,6913.2478.6
Male8863.7947.9
Female2,6834.0137.4
Non Family5,1631.2451.3

3.39

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Winter Haven Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3994.50%
9th to 12th Grade2,4968.02%
High School Graduate11,15835.87%
Some College6,58121.16%
Associates Degree3,43811.05%
Bachelors Degree3,84712.37%
Graduate Degree2,1857.02%
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Winter Haven Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winter Haven Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian709541306
White18,11416,6364,214
Native American895715
Black6,5665,417915
Hispanic4,9973,994556
Other Race1,2721,228102
2+ Races1,4361,00683

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 96.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.16%.

Winter Haven Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,080$34,154$29,414
Less Than 9th Grade$23,187$25,862$22,835
High School Graduate$26,979$28,108$26,375
Some College$29,775$33,822$28,401
Bachelors Degree$43,656$50,040$41,381
Graduate Degree$50,952$75,034$48,327

$31,080

Average Earnings

$34,154

Average Male

$29,414

Average Female

Winter Haven Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winter Haven Language by Age

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Winter Haven Language

79.33% of Winter Haven residents speak only English, while 20.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.25% of the population.

Winter Haven Language

Winter Haven Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2,3991,07844.94%
Hispanic8,3252,37028.47%
Black10,1182,39123.63%
Asian1,02212812.52%
Native861011.63%
White21,8702,1019.61%
Other67NaN%

16.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.58%

Male Poverty Rate

16.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winter Haven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winter Haven is Multiple, with 44.94% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.96%.

Winter Haven Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.44%
High School12.81%
Some College11.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%

Winter Haven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.57%
Male Unemployed17.63%
Female Employed7.43%
Female Unemployed52.15%

Winter Haven Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winter Haven Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,560$66,632
Families$54,282$74,818
Married Families$65,773-
Non Families$32,198$46,895
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Income by Household Type

Winter Haven Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Winter Haven Married by Age and Sex

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Winter Haven 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.

Winter Haven Marital Status by Race

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Winter Haven Marital Status

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3,658

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War503
First Gulf War679
Vietnam1,530
Korea271
World War II105

Winter Haven Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34263
35 to 54635
55 to 64492
65 to 741,233
75+1,035

Winter Haven Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,91512.92%
Black6117.95%
Asian323.99%
Other Race795.95%
2+ Races211.35%
Hispanic2624.53%

Winter Haven Veterans by Race

Winter Haven Veterans by Education

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6.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winter Haven Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Winter Haven Employment by Age

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Winter Haven Employment by Race

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Winter Haven 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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40.83%

Born in Winter Haven

91.71%

Native Born

8.29%

Foreign Born

3.71%

Non Citizen

4.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.71% of Winter Haven residents were born in the United States, with 40.83% having been born in Florida. 3.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Winter Haven Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19307,1300.00%
19406,199-931-1.39%
19508,6052,4063.33%
196016,2777,6726.58%
197016,136-141-0.09%
198021,1194,9832.73%
199024,7253,6061.59%
200026,4871,7620.69%
201033,8747,3872.49%
201135,4081,5344.53%
201236,9421,5344.33%
201338,4761,5344.15%
201440,0101,5343.99%
201541,5441,5343.83%
201643,0781,5343.69%
201744,6121,5343.56%
201846,1461,5343.44%
201947,6801,5343.32%
202049,2191,5393.23%
202150,7531,5343.12%
202252,2871,5343.02%

Winter Haven Population by Year