Winter Haven, FL

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Population

38,663

5.44% growth

Poverty Rate

18.7%


Median Age

44.1


Median Household Income

$41,790

5.17% growth

Number of Employees

14,888

7.84% growth

Median Property Value

$121,600

22.1% growth

About

In 2017, Winter Haven, FL had a population of 38.7k people with a median age of 44.1 and a median household income of $41,790. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Winter Haven, FL grew from 36,669 to 38,663, a 5.44% increase and its median household income grew from $39,736 to $41,790, a 5.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Winter Haven, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.6%), White (Hispanic) (11.8%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.44%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.19%). N/A% of the people in Winter Haven, FL speak a non-English language, and 95.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Winter Haven, FL are Polk State College (2,130 degrees awarded in 2017) and Ridge Technical College (249 degrees).

The median property value in Winter Haven, FL is $121,600, and the homeownership rate is 56.3%. Most people in Winter Haven, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Winter Haven, FL is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Winter Haven, FL employs 14.9k people. The largest industries in Winter Haven, FL are Retail Trade (2,185 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,992 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,611 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($52,012), Finance & Insurance ($43,412), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,108).

Median household income in Winter Haven, FL is $41,790. Males in Winter Haven, FL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,078. The income inequality in Winter Haven, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,790

2017 value

± $2,215

5.17%

1 Year Growth

± 7.32%

Households in Winter Haven, FL have a median annual income of $41,790, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $39,736 in 2016, which represents a 5.17% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,931

Average Male Salary

± $842

$44,078

Average Female Salary

± $574

In 2017, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,227 ± $3,227

  2. Alaska Native

    $50,175 ± $47,169

  3. White

    $47,927 ± $556

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Winter Haven, FL is from Florida.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.259% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 140.06

  2. Census Tract 140.05

  3. Census Tract 128.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Winter Haven, FL was Census Tract 140.06 with a value of $80,000, followed by Census Tract 140.05 and Census Tract 128.02, with respective values of $63,250 and $62,424.

The following map shows all of the places in Winter Haven, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Winter Haven, FL (7.1k out of 37.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    3,372 ± 579

  2. White

    3,323 ± 430

  3. Hispanic

    1,211 ± 303

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Winter Haven, FL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

14.9k

2017 Value

± 962

7.84%

1 Year growth

± 8.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Winter Haven, FL grew at a rate of 7.84%, from 13.8k employees to 14.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Winter Haven, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,224 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,656 people), and Management Occupations (1,494 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Winter Haven, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Winter Haven, FL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,224 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,656 people), and Management Occupations (1,494 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Winter Haven, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.58 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.54 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.49 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Winter Haven, FL, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($85,556), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,944), and Legal Occupations ($60,556).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

14.9k

2017 Value

± 962

7.84%

1 Year growth

± 8.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Winter Haven, FL grew at a rate of 7.84%, from 13.8k employees to 14.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Winter Haven, FL, are Retail Trade (2,185 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,992 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,611 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Winter Haven, FL, though some of these residents may live in Winter Haven, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Winter Haven, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (2,185 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,992 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,611 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Winter Haven, FL has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.31 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.42 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Winter Haven, FL, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($52,012), Finance & Insurance ($43,412), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,108).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $63.5B

  2. $51.6B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $63.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($51.6B) and Electronics ($41.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$497B

2020 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

43.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $497B. This is expected to increase 43.6% to $714B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $19.5B

  2. $16.6B

  3. $11.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $19.5B, followed by Texas with $16.6B and California and $11.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

86.5% of the population of Winter Haven, FL has health coverage, with 33.7% on employee plans, 19.1% on Medicaid, 17.5% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 3.15% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Winter Haven, FL was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Winter Haven, FL see 2044 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.7% increase from the previous year (1971 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3203 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1276 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.9%). Additionally, Liberty County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,044 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Polk County, FL see an average of 2,044 patients per year. This represents a 3.7% increase from the previous year (1,971 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Polk County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,606

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,175

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,229

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

13.5%

Uninsured

33.7%

Employer Coverage

19.1%

Medicaid

17.5%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

3.15%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Winter Haven, FL declined by 15.6% from 15.9% to 13.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Winter Haven, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.9% prevalence

  2. 15.8% prevalence

  3. 15.5% prevalence

Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 16.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Florida by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Winter Haven, FL is home to a population of 38.7k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.76% of Winter Haven, FL residents were born outside of the country (3k people).

In 2017, there were 1.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.1k people) in Winter Haven, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.2

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Winter Haven, FL was 44.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Winter Haven, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Winter Haven, FL residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.76%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3k people

8.66%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.18k people

As of 2017, 7.76% of Winter Haven, FL residents (3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Winter Haven, FL was 8.66%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Cuba

    951,787 ± 23,383 people

  2. Haiti

    321,904 ± 13,819 people

  3. Mexico

    272,262 ± 12,724 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

95.7%

2017 Citizenship

95.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.7% of Winter Haven, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Winter Haven, FL was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Winter Haven, FL

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    21.1k ± 1.06k

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    10.7k ± 1.19k

  3. White (Hispanic)

    4.56k ± 781

In 2017, there were 1.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.1k people) in Winter Haven, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Winter Haven, FL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,250 ± 259

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    505 ± 181

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    419 ± 197

Winter Haven, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Winter Haven, FL awarded 2,379 degrees. The student population of Winter Haven, FL is skewed towards women, with 4,137 male students and 6,909 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Winter Haven, FL are White (1,369 and 58.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (443 and 18.8%), Black or African American (349 and 14.8%), and Unknown (77 and 3.27%).

The largest universities in Winter Haven, FL by number of degrees awarded are Polk State College (2,130 and 89.5%) and Ridge Technical College (249 and 10.5%).

The most popular majors in Winter Haven, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,096 and 46.1%), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (266 and 11.2%), and Registered Nursing (188 and 7.9%).

The median tuition costs in Winter Haven, FL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $2,483 and $9,933 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 1,096 degrees awarded

  2. 115 degrees awarded

  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Winter Haven, FL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,096 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Winter Haven, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,130 degrees awarded

  2. 249 degrees awarded

$2,483

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Winter Haven, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Polk State College with 2,130 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

909

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,470

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 909 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Winter Haven, FL, which is 0.618 times less than the 1,470 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,369 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    443 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    349 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Winter Haven, FL were to White students. These 1,369 degrees mean that there were 3.09 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 443 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Winter Haven, FL was $121,600 in 2017, which is 0.529 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $99,600 to $121,600, a 22.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Winter Haven, FL is 56.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Winter Haven, FL have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Winter Haven, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$121,600

2017 Median

± $9,634

$99,600

2016 Median

± $7,877

In 2017, the median property value in Winter Haven, FL grew to to $121,600 from the previous year's value of $99,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Winter Haven, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Winter Haven, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$41,790

Median Household Income

± $2,215

15.1k

Number of Households

± 829

In 2017, the median household income of the 15.1k households in Winter Haven, FL grew to $41,790 from the previous year's value of $39,736.

The following chart displays the households in Winter Haven, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Winter Haven, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Winter Haven, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

56.3%

2017 Homeownership

56.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.3% of the housing units in Winter Haven, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Winter Haven, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Winter Haven, FL have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Winter Haven, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.7%

  2. Carpooled

    9.2%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Winter Haven, FL was Drove Alone (83.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.2%) and those who Worked At Home (3.66%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Winter Haven, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Winter Haven, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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