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The Poinciana Census Designated Place had a population of 59,138 as of July 1, 2016. Poinciana 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 Poinciana is located at latitude 28.1187 and longitude -81.4792 in Osceola County. The formal boundaries for the Poinciana Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 71.88 sq. miles and a water area of 1.05 sq. miles. Osceola County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Poinciana Census Designated Place are located in Osceola County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Polk County.
The Poinciana Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: ) has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same 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 Poinciana Census Designated Place is located within Haines City CCD of Osceola County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Poinciana population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||59,129|
|Population in Familes||52,594|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||9|
|Average Household Size||3.18|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||23,241 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||13,282 (57.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,313 (22.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4,647 (20.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$142,161|
|Average Home Value||$177,867|
|Median Household Income||$42,596|
|Average Household Income||$55,890|
|Per Capita Income||$17,618|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.92%|
|Per Capita Income||2.46%|
The table below compares Poinciana 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.
|Total Population||# 55||94th|
|Population Density1||# 622||32nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 21||98th|
|Median Household Income||# 531||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 754||18th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.