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Mulberry, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Mulberry had a population of 3,781 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mulberry is located at latitude 27.8996 and longitude -82.0121 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mulberry (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.66 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The City of Mulberry (GNIS ID: 2404336) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Mulberry is located within Bartow CCD of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mulberry 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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Mulberry, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,781
Population in Households 3,781
Population in Familes 3,026
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 616
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 1,541
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,018
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,932 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,073 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 468 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 391 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $63,295
Average Home Value $104,097


Median Household Income $34,180
Average Household Income $42,334
Per Capita Income $17,138
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% 0.0%
Households -0.43% -0.09%
Families -0.75% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
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.

Mulberry, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mulberry 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 # 523 43rd
Population Density1 # 679 26th
Diversity Index2 # 419 55th
Median Household Income # 767 17th
Per Capita Income # 770 16th

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