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Winter Haven, FL
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Winter Haven profile

Living in Winter Haven

Winter Haven is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 55,024 people and 25 associated neighborhoods, Winter Haven is the 69th largest community in Florida.

A relatively large number of people in Winter Haven telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.50% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The percentage of adults in Winter Haven who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.47% of the adults in Winter Haven have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Winter Haven in 2018 was $28,967, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,868 for a family of four. However, Winter Haven contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Winter Haven is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Winter Haven home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winter Haven residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Winter Haven also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.29% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Winter Haven include German, English, Irish, Haitian, and Italian.

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