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.
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 maintenance occupations (13.43%), food service (9.92%), and office and administrative support (9.55%).
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 31.34 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Haines City are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.72% of adults in Haines City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Haines City in 2010 was $15,841, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,364 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 43.29% 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Haines City include English, Haitian, Jamaican, and Irish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Haines City's cultural character, accounting for 20.48% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Haines City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.