Haines City, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Haines City, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Haines City had a population of 22,184 as of July 1, 2015. Haines City 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 Haines City is located at latitude 28.1098 and longitude -81.6157 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Haines City (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.55 sq. miles and a water area of 1.34 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

The City of Haines City (GNIS ID: 2403781) 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 Haines City 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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Haines City, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 22,184
Population in Households 21,994
Population in Familes 18,482
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density1 1,207
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 7,318
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 5,369
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,265 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,053 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,428 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $100,022
Average Home Value $134,367


Median Household Income $34,726
Average Household Income $42,674
Per Capita Income $14,459
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.48% 1.34%
Households 1.2% 1.25%
Families 0.66% 1.14%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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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Haines City, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Haines City 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 # 172 81st
Population Density1 # 531 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 18 98th
Median Household Income # 743 19th
Per Capita Income # 833 10th

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