Plant City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 38,714 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 (15.39%), sales jobs (10.73%), and healthcare (7.08%).
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.
The percentage of adults in Plant City who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.07% of the adults in Plant City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Plant City in 2010 was $23,035, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,140 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 30.31% 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.