Haines City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 22,807 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Haines City is the 127th largest community in Florida.
Haines City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Haines City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Haines City who work in maintenance occupations (17.25%), office and administrative support (10.90%), and food service (10.21%).
One downside of living in Haines City is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Haines City, the average commute to work is 31.36 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Haines City rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.33% of adults 25 and older in Haines City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Haines City in 2010 was $14,839, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,356 for a family of four.
Haines City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Haines City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Haines City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Haines City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.58% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Haines City include German, English, Jamaican, and Irish.
Haines City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.05%.
The most common language spoken in Haines City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.