Davenport, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Davenport, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Davenport had a population of 3,834 as of July 1, 2015. Davenport ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Davenport is located at latitude 28.1612 and longitude -81.6108 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Davenport (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The City of Davenport (GNIS ID: 2404190) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Davenport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Davenport, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,834
Population in Households 3,770
Population in Familes 3,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 1,191
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 1,397
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,037
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,864 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,069 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 328 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 467 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $141,351
Average Home Value $159,261


Median Household Income $46,023
Average Household Income $56,540
Per Capita Income $21,878
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 5.55% 2.86%
Households 5.65% 2.87%
Families 6.23% 2.79%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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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Davenport, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Davenport to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 515 44th
Population Density1 # 536 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 183 80th
Median Household Income # 413 55th
Per Capita Income # 530 43rd

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