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Kissimmee, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Kissimmee is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Osceola County at latitude 28.3028 and longitude -81.4178. Osceola County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Kissimmee 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 Kissimmee (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.68 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 63,566
Population in Households 62,712
Population in Familes 51,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 854
Population Density1 2,999
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 21,862
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 15,548
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27,950 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,145 (32.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,717 (45.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,088 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $122,033
Average Home Value $134,608


Median Household Income $35,441
Average Household Income $44,674
Per Capita Income $15,539
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.49% 2.89%
Households 1.26% 2.79%
Families 0.93% 2.68%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.


Kissimmee, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kissimmee 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 # 45 95th
Population Density1 # 244 74th
Diversity Index2 # 61 93rd
Median Household Income # 715 22nd
Per Capita Income # 788 14th

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