The City of Tavares had a population of 15,510 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Tavares is located at latitude 28.8149 and longitude -81.7134 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tavares (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.54 sq. miles and a water area of 1.53 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.
The City of Tavares (GNIS ID: 2405571) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Tavares is located within Tavares CCD of Lake County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tavares population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||14,596|
|Population in Familes||11,094|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||914|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,399 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,948 (58.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,851 (22.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,600 (19.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$122,840|
|Average Home Value||$168,084|
|Median Household Income||$40,282|
|Average Household Income||$54,638|
|Per Capita Income||$25,588|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.73%|
|Per Capita Income||1.46%|
The table below compares Tavares to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 227||75th|
|Population Density1||# 502||45th|
|Diversity Index2||# 531||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 594||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 437||53rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.