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Cypress Gardens, Florida - Basic Facts

The Cypress Gardens Census Designated Place had a population of 9,344 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cypress Gardens is located at latitude 27.9978 and longitude -81.6849 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Cypress Gardens Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 157 feet.

The Cypress Gardens Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402394) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Cypress Gardens Census Designated Place is located within Winter Haven-Auburndale CCD of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cypress Gardens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Cypress Gardens Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map

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Cypress Gardens, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,344
Population in Households 9,197
Population in Familes 7,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density1 2,529
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 3,840
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,612
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,938 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 903 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 565 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $161,928
Average Home Value $217,852


Median Household Income $54,243
Average Household Income $71,795
Per Capita Income $29,640
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.82%
Households 0.64% 0.75%
Families 0.24% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Cypress Gardens, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cypress Gardens 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 333 64th
Population Density1 # 299 68th
Diversity Index2 # 601 35th
Median Household Income # 272 71st
Per Capita Income # 300 67th

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