Plant City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 39,156 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Plant City is the 87th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Plant City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Plant City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plant City who work in office and administrative support (13.65%), sales jobs (12.22%), and management occupations (6.72%).
Also of interest is that Plant City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Plant City is a decent-sized city, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the city has no real transit system.
The population of Plant City overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Plant City, 21.50% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Plant City in 2018 was $24,275, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,100 for a family of four. However, Plant City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Plant City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Plant City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plant City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Plant City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Plant City include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Plant City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.