Avon Park, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Avon Park, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Avon Park had a population of 9,317 as of July 1, 2018. Avon Park 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 Avon Park is located at latitude 27.5988 and longitude -81.5113 in Highlands County. The formal boundaries for the City of Avon Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Highlands County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 154 feet.

The City of Avon Park (GNIS ID: 2403143) 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 Avon Park is located within Avon Park CCD of Highlands County.

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Avon Park, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,317
Population in Households 9,072
Population in Familes 7,142
Population in Group Qrtrs 245
Population Density2 1,253
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $32,736
Average Household Income $45,362
Per Capita Income $17,714


Total Housing Units 4,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,783 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,642 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 965 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $92,781
Average Home Value $139,512


Total Households 3,425
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 2,270
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.55% 0.72%
Households 0.51% 0.71%
Families 0.51% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Avon Park, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avon Park to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 340 63rd
Population Density # 534 42nd
Diversity Index # 45 95th
Median Household Income # 840 9th
Per Capita Income # 790 14th

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