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Winter Garden, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Winter Garden is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Orange County at latitude 28.5421 and longitude -81.597. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Winter Garden, but most people and references simply refer to it as Winter Garden, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Winter Garden indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Winter Garden (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.88 sq. miles.

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Winter Garden, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 37,941
Population in Households 37,537
Population in Familes 32,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 404
Population Density1 2,462
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 13,031
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 9,744
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,782 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,249 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,371 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $211,207
Average Home Value $251,671


Median Household Income $56,384
Average Household Income $80,446
Per Capita Income $27,969
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.21% 2.57%
Households 2.21% 2.6%
Families 2.04% 2.49%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Winter Garden, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winter Garden to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 90 90th
Population Density1 # 299 68th
Diversity Index2 # 149 84th
Median Household Income # 205 78th
Per Capita Income # 306 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.