Plant City, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Plant City, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Plant City had a population of 39,656 as of July 1, 2018. Plant 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 Plant City is located at latitude 28.0144 and longitude -82.1203 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plant City (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.9 sq. miles. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 131 feet.

The City of Plant City (GNIS ID: 2404534) 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 Plant City is located within Plant City CCD of Hillsborough County.

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Plant City, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 39,656
Population in Households 39,311
Population in Familes 32,772
Population in Group Qrtrs 345
Population Density2 1,460
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $47,672
Average Household Income $64,697
Per Capita Income $22,471


Total Housing Units 14,895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,114 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,634 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,147 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $174,181
Average Home Value $203,534


Total Households 13,748
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 9,910
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 1.61% 1.43%
Households 1.41% 1.32%
Families 1.4% 1.29%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Plant City, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plant City 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 # 94 90th
Population Density # 492 47th
Diversity Index # 104 89th
Median Household Income # 496 46th
Per Capita Income # 628 32nd

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