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Davenport, Florida - Basic Facts

Davenport is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Davenport.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Polk County at latitude 28.1614 and longitude -81.6017. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Davenport (see map) encompass a land area of 3.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,504
Population in Households 3,436
Population in Familes 2,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 1,089
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 1,261
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 934
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 959 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 303 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 365 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $120,479
Average Home Value $145,616


Median Household Income $46,504
Average Household Income $56,015
Per Capita Income $21,465
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 4.65% 2.44%
Households 4.47% 2.4%
Families 5.13% 2.29%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.


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, 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 # 535 42nd
Population Density1 # 559 39th
Diversity Index2 # 167 82nd
Median Household Income # 373 60th
Per Capita Income # 535 42nd

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