Haines City, FL

Haines City profile

Living in Haines City

Haines City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 26,009 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Haines City is the 127th largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in Haines City was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Haines City economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Haines City, where the median household income is $44,279.00.

Unlike some cities, Haines City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Haines City are a mix of both white- and blue-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 food service (12.46%), maintenance occupations (10.82%), and office and administrative support (8.42%).

In Haines City, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.32 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The percentage of adults in Haines City with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.04% of adults in Haines City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Haines City in 2018 was $18,455, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,820 for a family of four. However, Haines City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Haines City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Haines City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Haines City, accounting for 43.78% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Haines City residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Haines City include Haitian, English, Irish, German, and Italian.

Haines City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.96%.

The most common language spoken in Haines City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.