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Population (year 2000): 29,915. Estimated population in July 2005: 31,450 (+5.1% change)
Males: 14,412 (48.2%), Females: 15,503 (51.8%)

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Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $37,584 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Plant City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.3%)
  • Hispanic (17.4%)
  • Black (16.2%)
  • Other race (9.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (11.3%), German (11.1%), English (10.7%), United States (9.2%), Italian (3.0%), French (2.5%).

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Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 22.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Plant City

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plant City city

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

9.8% Foreign born (8.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,004 (+30.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Lakeland, (11.8 miles pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Tampa, (23.3 miles pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (918.7 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: FL Dover, (6.2 miles FL (8.8 miles Winston, FL (9.3 miles Valrico, Oak, FL (9.6 miles Willow FL (10.2 miles Kathleen, FL (10.3 miles Seffner, FL (10.8 miles Medulla, FL Thonotosassa, (11.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 174 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 1997: 150 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 1998: 193 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 1999: 231 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2000: 204 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2001: 183 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2002: 185 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2003: 65 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2004: 224 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2005: 213 buildings, average cost: $111,500

Latitude: 28.01 N, Longitude: 82.13 W

Area code: 813


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.4%), Retail trade (13.7%), Manufacturing (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,699 (+19.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,146 (41.0%)


 

Crime in Plant City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 2 1 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 3.3 6.7 3.3 6.7 0.0
Rapes 19 21 6 9 13 9
    per 100,000 63.5 70.2 20.1 30.1 43.5 30.1
Robberies 44 67 83 80 88 58
    per 100,000 147.1 224.0 277.5 267.4 294.2 193.9
Assaults 257 293 182 178 166 153
    per 100,000 859.1 979.4 608.4 595.0 554.9 511.4
Burglaries 354 347 367 355 307 275
    per 100,000 1183.4 1160.0 1226.8 1186.7 1026.2 919.3
Thefts 1,665 1,887 1,726 1,495 1,468 1,305
    per 100,000 5565.8 6307.9 5769.7 4997.5 4907.2 4362.4
Auto thefts 197 228 291 314 172 256
    per 100,000 658.5 762.2 972.8 1049.6 575.0 855.8
599.5 689.0 614.1 581.5 537.4 479.8


Average climate in Plant City, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Plant City-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.3 miles away from the Plant City city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1966, a category 4 tornado 46.6 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Kenny Kelly - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Washington Nationals, born: Jan 26, 1979).


Main business address for: UTEK CORP.


Hospital/medical center in Plant City:
  • SOUTH FLORIDA BAPTIST HOSPITAL (301 ALEXANDER ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Plant City:
  • LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; LAKELAND, FL)
  • BRANDON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; BRANDON, FL)
  • EAST PASCO MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; ZEPHYRHILLS, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Plant City:
  • LAKELAND LINDER RGNL (about 9 miles; LAKELAND, FL; ID: LAL)
  • TAMPA INTL (about 28 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: TPA)
  • MAC DILL AFB (about 30 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: MCF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Plant City:
  • PLANT CITY MUNI (about 2 miles; PLANT CITY, FL; ID: PCM)
  • SOUTH LAKELAND (about 9 miles; MULBERRY, FL; ID: X49)
  • ZEPHYRHILLS MUNI (about 14 miles; ZEPHYRHILLS, FL; ID: ZPH)

Amtrak station near Plant City:
  • 13 miles: LAKELAND (600 LAKE MIRROR DR.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 25 $57,192 $27,452 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $8,459 $50,754 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 29 $77,122 $31,912 0 $0
Financial Administration 19 $44,932 $28,378 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $38,382 $41,871 0 $0
Local Libraries 13 $31,694 $29,256 5 $2,755
Police - Other 22 $57,360 $31,287 1 $1,063
Police Protection - Officers 65 $319,313 $58,950 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $3,712 $22,272 0 $0
Streets and Highways 45 $91,260 $24,336 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 36 $80,608 $26,869 0 $0
Sewerage 30 $65,159 $26,063 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 37 $86,281 $27,983 1 $1,005
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $7,104 $42,624 0 $0
Firefighters 40 $115,384 $34,615 0 $0
Totals for Government 378 $1,083,962 $34,411 7 $4,823


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plant City:
  • TRAVIS TECHNICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; LAKELAND, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,057)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (about 20 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 26,221)
  • SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; ST LEO, FL; FT enrollment: 6,597)
  • HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 9,630)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA (about 25 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 2,963)
  • POLK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; WINTER HAVEN, FL; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • PASCO-HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
Public high schools in Plant City:
  • DURANT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,527; Location: 4748 COUGAR PATH; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PLANT CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,466; Location: ONE RAIDER PLACE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Plant City:
  • TOMLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,529; Location: 501 N WOODROW WILSON; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TURKEY CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,146; Location: 5005 S TURKEY CREEK ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MARSHALL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 941; Location: 18 S MARYLAND AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CORK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 899; Location: 3501 N CORK ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WALDEN LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 846; Location: 2800 TURKEY CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KNIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 845; Location: 4815 N KEENE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SPRINGHEAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 803; Location: 3208 S NESMITH ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BRYAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL-PLANT CITY (Students: 784; Location: 2006 W OAK AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ROBINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 714; Location: 4801 S TURKEY CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TRAPNELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 618; Location: 1605 W TRAPNELL ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Plant City:
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN LEARNING CT (Students: 156; Location: 404 W REYNOLDS STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HOPE LUTHURN SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 2001 N PARK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PALNEZ ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 3507 N GALLAGHER ROAD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • LA ESCUELA DE SAN JOSE (Students: 52; Location: P.O. BOX 1178; Grades: KG - 4)
  • E HILLSBOROUGH INDEPENDENT SCH (Students: 29; Location: 1109 WEST GRANT STREET; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • TURKEY CREEK CHRSTN SCH & DC (Students: 5; Location: 3805 S TURKEY CREEK RD; Grades: KG - KG)

Notable locations in Plant City: Plant City Plaza (A), Coronet Junction (B), Walker Plaza (C), Felton Park Road Plaza (D), Plant City Public Library (E).

Shopping Centers: Plant City Shopping Center (1), Stewarts Shopping Center (2).

Church in Plant City: Pleasant Grove Assembly of God Church (A).

Cemeteries: Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Hopewell Memorial Gardens (2), Garden of Peace Cemetery (3), Oaklawn Cemetery (4).

Lake: Mud Lake (A).

Parks in Plant City include: Courier Field (1), Gilchrist Park (2), Sansone Community Park (3), Burchwood Park (4), Snowden Park (5), Ellis Park (6).


Plant City compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Plant City:
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WTWD (910 AM; 5 kW; PLANT CITY, FL; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLKF (1430 AM; 5 kW; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WQBN (1300 AM; 5 kW; TEMPLE TERRACE, FL; Owner: RADIO TROPICAL, INC.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAMA (1550 AM; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WAMA, INC)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMP (1150 AM; 10 kW; EGYPT LAKE, FL; Owner: TAMPA BROADCASTING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plant City:
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKES (91.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMNF (88.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: NATHAN B. STUBBLEFIELD FOUNDATION)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFO (91.9 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W291AG (106.1 FM; HIGHLAND CITY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W242AK (96.3 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Plant City:
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • W56EB (Channel 56; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRMD-LP (Channel 57; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ZGS TELEVISION OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • WVEA-LP (Channel 61; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • WLWA-LP (Channel 14; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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