Avon Park, Highlands County, Florida

Avon Park is a city in Highlands County, Florida. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 8,879. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.64 square miles. An elevation is 149 feet (45.41 m) above sea level. The population density was 1,914 people per square mile. The median age was 35.8 years (Florida state median age was 41.5 years). For every 100 females there were 79 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
8,879 residents
Population Change
+3.9% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
35.8 years (State: 41.5)
Below the Poverty Line
32% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
3,925 residents
Population Females
4,954 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
11.7% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
+1,334 (+15.2%)
Live and Work in the City
1,175 (40.3%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
7.3% (State: 5.4%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Avon Park Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Avon Park Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Avon Park Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $62,181 (State: $153,300)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$18,881 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $262 – $414
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              80 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $784 (1.10%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $442 (0.90%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $27,805 (State: $46,036)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$4,229 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$2,257 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Polk State College
                      about 33 miles
                      Winter Haven, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 7,935
                    • Southeastern University
                      about 40 miles
                      Lakeland, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,407
                    • Florida Southern College
                      about 41 miles
                      Lakeland, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,460
                    • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando
                      about 58 miles
                      Orlando, FL
                      FT enrollment: 4,338
                    • Everest University-Brandon
                      about 59 miles
                      Tampa, FL
                      FT enrollment: 7,702
                    • Everest University-South Orlando
                      about 59 miles
                      Orlando, FL
                      FT enrollment: 33,859
                    • Florida Institute of Technology
                      about 63 miles
                      Melbourne, FL
                      FT enrollment: 4,452

                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

                    • South Florida State College
                      Full-time enrollment: 1,902
                      Location: 600 W College Dr
                      Website: www.southflorida.edu

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • AVON PARK HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 453
                      Location: 700 E MAIN ST
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • HIGHLANDS YOUTH ACADEMY
                      Location: 242 SOUTH BLVD
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • WALKER MEMORIAL ACADEMY
                      Students: 228
                      Location: 1525 W AVON BLVD
                      Grades: PK-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • AVON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 597
                      Location: 705 WINTHROP ST
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 303
                      Location: 327 E PALMETTO ST
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • AVON PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Students: 63
                      Location: 401 S LAKE AVE
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Location: 867 MEMORIAL DR
                      Grades: PK-5

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • PARKVIEW PRE-K
                      Students: 59
                      Location: 107 A MIRACLE AVE
                      Grades: PK-2
                    • CENTRAL FLORIDA ACADEMY
                      Students: 7
                      Location: 111 E PINE ST
                      Grades: KG-8
                    Avon Park Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2011)
                    26 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    23 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    2.57 policemen (State: 2.46)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Avon Park Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              22 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.22 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              1 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.10 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              11 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.11 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              36 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              3.64 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              44 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              4.44 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Avon Park

                              • FLORIDA MENTOR
                                55 EAST COLLEGE DRIVE
                              • ACE HOMECARE LLC
                                3042 US 27 SOUTH
                              • HILLCREST NH
                                1281 STRATFORD ROAD
                              • HILLCREST NURSING HOME
                                1281 STRATFORD RD
                              • OAKS AT AVON
                                1010 US 27 N
                              • ROYAL CARE OF AVON PARK
                                1213 W STRATFORD RD

                              Airports & Heliports in Avon Park

                              • Avon Park Executive Airport
                              • Crews Homestead Ranch Airport
                              • Macdill Afb Aux Fld Airport

                              Amtrak Stations in Avon Park

                              • 8 miles: SEBRING (601 E. CENTER ST.)
                                Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

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                                  Other Information

                                  Avon Park by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2013)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2011)


                                        Natural Disasters in Avon Park

                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Tornadoes Average Activity
                                          38% (Greater then US)
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          97% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          19 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          11 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          5 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for Avon Park: 33825
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