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Poinciana, Florida - Basic Facts

Poinciana is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Poinciana Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Osceola County at latitude 28.1403 and longitude -81.4584. Osceola County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

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Poinciana, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poinciana 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 # 62 93rd
Population Density1 # 631 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 18 98th
Median Household Income # 458 50th
Per Capita Income # 765 17th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 55,673
Population in Households 55,664
Population in Familes 49,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 775
Diversity Index2 81
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 17,532
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 14,297
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 21,707 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,650 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,882 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,175 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $116,400
Average Home Value $125,028
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,787
Average Household Income $50,966
Per Capita Income $16,087
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.08% 2.14%
Households 0.83% 1.97%
Families 0.69% 1.93%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

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