Winter Haven, Florida

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Population in 2017: 41,280 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +55.9%
Males: 19,418  (47.0%)
Females: 21,862  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

44.0 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33881.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,890 (it was $31,884 in 2000)
Winter Haven:

$42,890
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,377 (it was $20,383 in 2000)

Winter Haven city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,470 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Winter Haven:

$142,470
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $165,139; detached houses: $192,892; townhouses or other attached units: $87,880; in 2-unit structures: $73,582; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,132; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,033; mobile homes: $58,301

Median gross rent in 2017: $917.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winter Haven: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.7%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.2% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.5% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Winter Haven, FL (2017)
    • 20,84552.8%White alone
    • 10,88727.6%Black alone
    • 5,69314.4%Hispanic
    • 8132.1%Two or more races
    • 5731.5%Asian alone
    • 2470.6%American Indian alone
    • 1410.4%Other race alone
    • 490.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Winter Haven detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 127 registered sex offenders living in Winter Haven, Florida as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winter Haven is 302 to 1.


Crime rates in Winter Haven by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(7.0)
1
(3.3)
2
(6.3)
5
(15.2)
3
(8.8)
2
(5.9)
4
(11.6)
5
(14.4)
2
(5.7)
2
(5.6)
1
(2.7)
2
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(73.7)
30
(100.0)
20
(63.4)
20
(60.8)
27
(79.2)
10
(29.4)
12
(34.9)
8
(23.0)
24
(67.9)
14
(39.0)
19
(51.3)
10
(26.0)
30
(75.3)
31
(73.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
54
(189.6)
80
(266.7)
76
(240.8)
78
(237.2)
92
(269.8)
68
(200.1)
78
(227.2)
59
(169.7)
46
(130.2)
49
(136.4)
41
(110.8)
33
(85.7)
24
(60.2)
27
(63.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
145
(509.1)
115
(383.3)
120
(380.3)
184
(559.5)
167
(489.7)
164
(482.6)
208
(605.8)
173
(497.7)
143
(404.8)
159
(442.5)
167
(451.3)
151
(392.3)
138
(346.2)
178
(421.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
392
(1,376)
496
(1,653)
507
(1,607)
472
(1,435)
475
(1,393)
368
(1,083)
458
(1,334)
489
(1,407)
353
(999.3)
284
(790.3)
273
(737.8)
238
(618.4)
177
(444.1)
148
(350.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,514
(5,315)
1,395
(4,650)
1,355
(4,294)
1,598
(4,859)
1,388
(4,070)
1,462
(4,302)
1,294
(3,769)
1,267
(3,645)
1,180
(3,340)
1,025
(2,852)
1,033
(2,792)
1,021
(2,653)
862
(2,163)
797
(1,886)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
151
(530.1)
149
(496.7)
146
(462.7)
203
(617.3)
103
(302.0)
85
(250.1)
105
(305.8)
56
(161.1)
44
(124.6)
42
(116.9)
75
(202.7)
80
(207.9)
73
(183.1)
87
(205.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(14.0)
9
(30.0)
9
(28.5)
19
(57.8)
20
(58.6)
6
(17.7)
9
(26.2)
2
(5.8)
4
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.4)
3
(7.8)
1
(2.5)
7
(16.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)583.1584.8532.9606.3544.3459.8509.1454.8399.2350.5349.5301.4279.8278.5

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City-data.com crime index in Winter Haven, FL

Crime rate in Winter Haven detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 113 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (24.8%), English (4.5%), German (4.4%), Haitian (3.4%), Irish (3.1%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 17.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,335 people per square mile   (low).

Winter Haven, Florida map

3,505 residents are foreign born (6.0% Latin America).

This city:

8.9%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,208 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $851 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (14.5 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (45.6 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (835.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Inwood, FL (1.7 miles ),
Cypress Gardens, FL (1.7 miles ),
Jan Phyl Village, FL (1.9 miles ),
Lake Alfred, FL (2.0 miles ),
Eagle Lake, FL (2.1 miles ),
Auburndale, FL (2.2 miles ),
Wahneta, FL (2.4 miles ),
Lake Hamilton, FL (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 28.03 N, Longitude: 81.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,598 (+31.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,299 (35.3%)

Area code: 863

Distribution of median household income in Winter Haven, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Winter Haven, FL in 2017

Property values in Winter Haven, FL

Winter Haven satellite photo by USGS

Winter Haven tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 80 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2001: 80 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2002: 84 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2003: 148 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2004: 404 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2005: 1017 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2006: 684 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2007: 514 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2008: 180 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2009: 102 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2010: 114 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2011: 83 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2012: 97 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2013: 239 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2014: 359 buildings, average cost: $164,700
  • 2015: 354 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2016: 433 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2017: 705 buildings, average cost: $188,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Winter Haven, FL residents
Average permit cost in Winter Haven, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Winter Haven, FL
Historical housing units in Winter Haven, FL
Most common industries in Winter Haven, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Winter Haven, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)

Average climate in Winter Haven, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Winter Haven, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.898. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.898
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.26
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Winter Haven-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/22/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Winter Haven city center killed 25 people and injured 150 people and caused $55 million in damages.

On 2/22/1998, a category F3 tornado 30.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 70 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winter Haven-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 326.3 miles away from Winter Haven center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 349.4 miles away from Winter Haven center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 396.3 miles away from Winter Haven center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 320.5 miles away from Winter Haven center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 406.3 miles away from Winter Haven center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 359.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winter Haven topographic map

Main business address for: CENTERSTATE BANKS OF FLORIDA INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Winter Haven:

  • WINTER HAVEN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 200 AVE F NE)

Nursing Homes in Winter Haven:

  • ASTORIA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (701 OVERLOOK DR SE)
  • BRANDYWYNE CONVALESCENT CENTER (1801 N LAKE MARIAM)
  • BRANDYWYNE HEALTH CARE CENTER (1801 N LAKE MARIAM DR)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF WINTER HAVEN (2701 LAKE ALFRED RD)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF WINTER HAVEN (1510 CYPRESS GARDENS BLVD)
  • PALM GARDEN OF WINTER HAVEN (1120 CYPRESS GARDENS BLVD)
  • SPRING LAKE REHABILITATION CENTER (1540 6TH ST NW)
  • WINTER HAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (202 AVE O NE)

Dialysis Facilities in Winter Haven:

  • RAI CARE CENTERS - WINTER HAVEN (400 SECURITY SQUARE)
  • WINTER HAVEN DIALYSIS (1625 MARTIN LUTHER KING DR)

Home Health Centers in Winter Haven:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (250 AVENUE K SW SUITE 103)
  • HOMETOWN HOMECARE, LLC (250 MAGNOLIA AVENUE, SW, SUITE 300)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Winter Haven:

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Amtrak station:

WINTER HAVEN (1800 7TH ST. S.W.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/Universities in Winter Haven:

  • Polk State College (Full-time enrollment: 7,935; Location: 999 Avenue H NE; Public; Website: www.polk.edu)
  • Ridge Career Center (Full-time enrollment: 384; Location: 7700 State Rd 544; Public; Website: www.ridge.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Winter Haven:

  • Southeastern University (about 13 miles; Lakeland, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • Florida Southern College (about 14 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando (about 33 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)
  • Everest University-South Orlando (about 34 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 33,859)
  • Valencia College (about 38 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 30,467)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 39 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)
  • Saint Leo University (about 39 miles; Saint Leo, FL; FT enrollment: 14,572)

Public high schools in Winter Haven:

  • WINTER HAVEN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 748, Location: 600 6TH ST SE, Grades: 9-12)
  • RIDGE CAREER CENTER (Students: 296, Location: 7700 LUCERNE PARK RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • WINTER HAVEN PACE (Students: 22, Location: 1201 1ST ST S, Grades: 1-12)
  • RIDGE TEEN PARENT PROGRAM (Students: 18, Location: 7700 LUCERNE PARK RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • POLK STATE COLLEGE COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3425 WINTER LK RD LAC1200, Grades: 11-12, Charter school)
  • CHAIN OF LAKES COLLEGIATE HIGH (Location: 999 AVENUE H NE, Grades: 11-12, Charter school)
  • NEW BEGINNINGS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3425 LAKE ALFRED RD, Grades: PK-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Winter Haven:

  • ALL SAINTS ACADEMY (Students: 609, Location: 5001 STATE ROAD 540 W, Grades: PK-12)
  • OASIS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 194, Location: 2105 KING RD SW, Grades: PK-12)
  • SPIRIT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 52, Location: 1154 HAVENDALE BLVD NW, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Winter Haven:

Private elementary/middle schools in Winter Haven:

  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 428, Location: 320 BATES AVE SE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 370, Location: 535 AVENUE M NW, Grades: PK-8)
  • WINTER HAVEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 230, Location: 1700 BUCKEYE LOOP RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 81, Location: 244 AVENUE D SW, Grades: PK-8)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 19, Location: 515 AVE I NE, Grades: KG-8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH & SCHOOL (Students: 17, Location: 1449 34TH ST NW, Grades: KG-8)
  • LAKESIDE PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: 825 SUN RIDGE VILLAGE DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • WINTER HAVEN ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 6, Location: 401 AVENUE K SE, Grades: 1-3)
See full list of schools located in Winter Haven

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • there are 2 private colleges in lakeland not listed on the site that many winter haven people use. Southeastern University (www.seuniversity.edu) and florida southern college

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winter Haven: Plaza at the Gardens (A), Village Square (B), Cypress Row Plaza (C), World Golf Village (D), Winter Haven Country Club (E), Winter Haven Hospital J G Converse Memorial Medical Library (F), Winter Haven Public Library (G), Polk County Emergency Medical Services Station 11 - 18 - 32 Winter Haven (H), Winter Haven Fire Department Station 2 (I), Winter Haven Fire Department Station 1 (J), Polk County Fire Department Station 5 Buckeye (K), Polk County Sheriff's Office (L), Polk County Sheriff's Office Community Policing Unit Florence Villa (M), Winter Haven Police Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Winter Haven Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Winter Haven: CENTERSTATE BANKS OF FLORIDA INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Winter Haven include: Beymer Memorial Church (A), First Assembly of God Church (B), Cypress Cathedral (C), Saint Marys Anglican Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Lakeside Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Mirror (A), Lake Silver (B), Lake Smart (C), Lake Hartridge (D), Spring Lake (E), Lake Buckeye (F), Lake Howard (G), Lake Idyl (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Winter Haven include: Inman Park (1), Rotary Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Genesis Zoology Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 747 Howard Road) (1), Eagle Lake City Of (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 75 7th Street North) (2), Batters Box (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2010 Dundee Road) (3), Admiral's Cove Mini Golf (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5665 Cypress Gardens Boulevard) (4), Florida Cypress Gardens (Cypress Gardens Blvd) (5), Florida Outback Adventures (2006 Leisure Drive) (6), Fantasy Of Flight (1400 Broadway Blvd SE) (7), Best Western Admirals Inn Conf (Arcades & Amusements; 5665 Cypress Gardens Boulevard) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Banyan Beach Motel - Marina (1630 6th Street Northwest Lot 21) (1), Camellia Motel (820 6th Street Northwest) (2), Best Western Admirals Inn Conf (5665 Cypress Gardens Boulevard) (3), Banyan Beach (1630 6th Street Northwest) (4), Budget Inn (401 6th Street Northwest) (5), Days Inn Winter Haven (200 Cypress Gardens Blvd) (6), Ashok Granite & Marble Inc (1630 6th Street Northwest) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Gram Parsons - Singer-songwriter, Frank Attkisson - Politician, Jameson Taillon - Baseball player, Jason Odom - College football player, Kenneth Brokenburr - Athletics competitor, Lance Niekro - 2005 Major League Baseball player (San Francisco Giants, born: Jan 29, 1979), Larry Parrish - Baseball player and coach, Nick Sorensen - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Jul 31, 1978), Otis Birdsong - Basketball player, Rowdy Gaines - Swimmer.

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Winter Haven and their reported violations in the past:

CENTRAL (Population served: 13,595, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-31-2008)
EAST (Population served: 4,566, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2009)
BABSON PARK (Population served: 2,029, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-13-2011 to NOV-30-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2012), St Intentional no-action (MAY-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2012), St Intentional no-action (MAY-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2012)
BRADLEY JUNCTION, TOWN OF (Population served: 1,142, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CAREFREE RV SUBDIVISION (Population served: 784, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
CITRUS WOODS (Population served: 766, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In OCT-02-2006, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-24-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-24-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CYPRESS GARDENS M.H. ; R.V. PARK (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (OCT-15-2010), Fed Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2012)
  • One regular monitoring violation
CRYSTAL ACRES ESTATES (Population served: 206, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2010)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-11-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-14-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Winter Haven that have no violations reported:

  • FOXWOOD LAKE ESTATES (Population served: 1,816, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • COUNTRY CLASS (Population served: 256, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FAIRVIEW VILLAGE (Population served: 155, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • IMC PEACE RIVER PARK/6 " WELL (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • IMC PEACE RIVER PARK/8 INCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CYPRESS ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRINITY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ARROW LEE APARTMENT (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILLIAMS FAMILY MHP (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PEACE CREEK R.V. PARK (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.6%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Winter Haven in 2010:

  • 490 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 83 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Winter Haven in 2000:

  • 436 people in nursing homes
  • 320 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with most branches in Winter Haven (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Spring Lake Branch, Winter Haven Remote Branch, Cypress Gardens Branch, Winter Haven Southeast Branch, Winter Haven Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • CenterState Bank of Florida, National Association: Four Lakes Branch, Centerstate Bk Winter Haven Branch, Centerstate Bank Of Florida, National Association, Messenger Service Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $2,082.6 mil, Deposits: $1,779.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 65 total offices, Holding Company: Centerstate Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Auburndale Branch, Magnolia Avenue Branch, Cypress Gardens Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Winter Haven Wal-Mart Branch, Winter Haven Branch, Wh Financial Center Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Garden Grove Branch, South Winter Haven Branch, Winter Haven Branch Office. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Winter Haven Branch at 1350 6th Street, Nw, branch established on 2006/12/11; Cypress Gardens & Register Banking C at 6105 Cypress Gardens Boulevard, branch established on 2010/11/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citizens Bank and Trust: Winter Haven Branch at 1120 First Street South, branch established on 2002/12/02; Winterset Branch at 6340 Cypress Gardens Blvd, branch established on 2007/05/01. Info updated 2007/08/06: Bank assets: $429.4 mil, Deposits: $378.5 mil, headquarters in Frostproof, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Banking Corporation
  • Community Southern Bank: Winter Haven Branch at 6900 Cypress Gardens Boulevard, branch established on 2012/01/23. Info updated 2008/09/23: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $147.0 mil, headquarters in Lakeland, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Winter Haven Branch at 901 Cypress Gardens Boulevard, branch established on 2001/05/07. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Winter Haven:

Marital status in Winter Haven, FL
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Winter Haven:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Winter Haven
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Winter Haven:

(Winter Haven, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Winter Haven, FL (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant148,424504
Catholic45,25113
Mainline Protestant31,34774
Black Protestant10,76146
Other8,63036
Orthodox3073
None357,375-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 94
Polk County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Polk County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 104
Polk County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 215
Polk County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
This county:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Polk County:

9.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

30.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.5%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Winter Haven:

28.9
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winter Haven:

19.7%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Winter Haven:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

35.2%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Winter Haven:

55.3%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winter Haven, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 82$392,303$57,4100$0
Firefighters 67$333,619$59,7530$0
Parks and Recreation 43$130,245$36,34718$21,037
Other and Unallocable 42$137,600$39,3140$0
Other Government Administration 34$171,162$60,4104$4,231
Financial Administration 29$117,380$48,5713$5,117
Sewerage 27$99,634$44,2821$1,807
Water Supply 25$77,295$37,1020$0
Solid Waste Management 22$77,034$42,0190$0
Police - Other 22$66,867$36,4731$1,415
Local Libraries 14$41,798$35,8273$2,573
Streets and Highways 9$25,054$33,4050$0
Natural Resources 5$20,154$48,3700$0
Fire - Other 2$7,089$42,5340$0
Airports 1$2,872$34,4640$0
Totals for Government 424$1,700,106$48,11630$36,180

Winter Haven government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,850,000 ($93.27)
    Water Utilities: $2,450,000 ($59.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,439,000 ($59.08)
    Parking Facilities: $1,421,000 ($34.42)
    Regular Highways: $744,000 ($18.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $350,000 ($8.48)
    Police Protection: $250,000 ($6.06)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($1.21)
    Air Transportation: $26,000 ($0.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($0.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,464,000 ($229.26)
    Sewerage: $7,174,000 ($173.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,543,000 ($158.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,836,000 ($141.38)
    General - Other: $4,175,000 ($101.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,681,000 ($89.17)
    Water Utilities: $3,126,000 ($75.73)
    Libraries: $1,747,000 ($42.32)
    Regular Highways: $1,659,000 ($40.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $926,000 ($22.43)
    Natural Resources - Other: $909,000 ($22.02)
    Central Staff Services: $898,000 ($21.75)
    Financial Administration: $792,000 ($19.19)
    Air Transportation: $558,000 ($13.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $484,000 ($11.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $446,000 ($10.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $212,000 ($5.14)
    General Public Buildings: $203,000 ($4.92)
    Public Welfare - Other: $178,000 ($4.31)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $35,272,000 ($854.46)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $6,860,000 ($166.18)
    Corporate Bonds: $6,835,000 ($165.58)
    Benefit Payments: $4,760,000 ($115.31)
    Withdrawals: $200,000 ($4.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,222,000 ($53.83)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $109,000 ($2.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $537,000 ($13.01)
    Police Protection: $312,000 ($7.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $250,000 ($6.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $132,000 ($3.20)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($2.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $19,000 ($0.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,273,000 ($515.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,418,000 ($58.58)

Winter Haven government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,456,000 ($301.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,219,000 ($126.43)
    Other: $2,276,000 ($55.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,750,000 ($42.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,545,000 ($37.43)
    Air Transportation: $567,000 ($13.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $461,000 ($11.17)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $1,460,000 ($35.37)
    From Other Governments: $482,000 ($11.68)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-270,000 ($-6.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $486,000 ($11.77)
    General Local Government Support: $358,000 ($8.67)
    Air Transportation: $242,000 ($5.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $472,000 ($11.43)
    Other: $120,000 ($2.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,390,000 ($33.67)
    Rents: $805,000 ($19.50)
    Interest Earnings: $649,000 ($15.72)
    Special Assessments: $220,000 ($5.33)
    Fines and Forfeits: $194,000 ($4.70)
    Donations From Private Sources: $66,000 ($1.60)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($0.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,031,000 ($267.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $787,000 ($19.06)
    Other: $754,000 ($18.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $206,000 ($4.99)
    Public Welfare: $206,000 ($4.99)
    Highways: $183,000 ($4.43)
  • Tax - Property: $9,867,000 ($239.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,513,000 ($133.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,346,000 ($81.06)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,527,000 ($36.99)
    Other License: $348,000 ($8.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $179,000 ($4.34)

Winter Haven government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,205,000 ($2233.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,229,000 ($2161.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,306,000 ($734.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,330,000 ($662.06)

Winter Haven government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,672,000 ($185.85)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $6,142,000 ($148.79)
    Total Other Securities: $3,270,000 ($79.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,477,000 ($1247.02)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,972,000 ($193.12)

8.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.82% ($41,918 average AGI)
from Orange County, FL  0.81% ($35,724)
from Osceola County, FL  0.78% ($34,937)


6.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.73% ($38,634 average AGI)
to Orange County, FL  0.64% ($39,765)
to Osceola County, FL  0.54% ($31,835)
Businesses in Winter Haven, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4La-Z-Boy1
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Macy's1
AutoZone3MasterBrand Cabinets4
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity1
Budget Car Rental1Nike2
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS4Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Outback1
Circle K3Outback Steakhouse1
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
DHL2Payless1
Dairy Queen2Penske2
Days Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Dennys1Pizza Hut2
Discount Tire1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza1Publix Super Markets4
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack1
FedEx12Red Lobster1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Ruby Tuesday1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel2
Goodwill1Staples1
H&R Block5T-Mobile3
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1The Room Place1
Home Depot1Tire Kingdom1
Honda1Toyota1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul14
Hyundai1UPS15
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Walgreens3
KFC1Walmart2
Kincaid1YMCA1
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winter Haven:

  • WHNR (1360 AM; 5 kW; CYPRESS GARDENS, FL; Owner: GB ENTERPRISES COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSIR (1490 AM; 1 kW; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: ANSCOMBE BROADCASTING GROUP, LTD.)
  • WTWB (1570 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, FL; Owner: CARPENTER'S HOME CHURCH, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLKF (1430 AM; 5 kW; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WWBF (1130 AM; 3 kW; BARTOW, FL; Owner: THOMAS N. THORNBURG, THORNBURG COMM.)
  • WLVF (930 AM; 1 kW; HAINES CITY, FL; Owner: LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winter Haven:

  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W254AI (98.7 FM; AUBURNDALE, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLVF-FM (90.3 FM; HAINES CITY, FL; Owner: LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYFO (91.9 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W291AG (106.1 FM; HIGHLAND CITY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKES (91.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Winter Haven:

  • WLWA-LP (Channel 14; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOF-LP (Channel 22; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Winter Haven fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 197ft / 60.5mTotal length
  • 300,117Total average daily traffic
  • 22,098Total average daily truck traffic
  • 508,640Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Winter Haven, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Winter Haven, FL
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 196 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Winter Haven)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Winter Haven, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 406 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winter Haven)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Winter Haven)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 157 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$118,90079$90,201188$122,67824$38,5421$252,12047$81,72825$41,725
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$105,4675$74,40833$147,5713$24,8900$06$86,5435$44,724
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$125,11627$61,742176$156,25628$35,3250$018$97,9549$37,386
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$126,8157$148,57967$122,6451$79,9500$04$93,5081$74,230
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$97,1413$72,58016$152,2340$00$01$151,7500$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Winter Haven, FL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$166,8922$121,8900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$132,6751$161,4400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$108,9700$01$112,730
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$82,0101$117,6400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$96,9700$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winter Haven, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winter Haven, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 321. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 485 took place in 2017, and the least - 132 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Winter Haven, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.4%), and Outside Fires (39.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winter Haven, FL
    • 2,36543.4%Structure Fires
    • 2,14039.3%Outside Fires
    • 76814.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1763.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winter Haven, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Winter Haven, Florida:

  • Wis Flo Hotel, 635 NW Central Ave, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
  • Ramada, 1150 3rd St, Winter Haven, Florida 33880 , Phone: (863) 294-4451, Fax: (863) 293-9829
  • Marianna Lake Motel, 2508 W Hwy 92, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
  • Budget Inn Of Winter Haven, 401 NW 6TH St, Winter Haven, Florida 33881
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2275 8th St NW, Winter Haven, Florida 33881 , Phone: (863) 401-8211, Fax: (863) 292-9297
  • Florida Garden Motel, 2345 NW 8TH St, Winter Haven, Florida 33881
  • Ranch House Motor Inn, 1911 Cypress GDNS Blvd, Winter Haven, Florida 33884 , Fax: (239) 324-0537
  • Camellia Motel, 820 NW 6TH St, Winter Haven, Florida 33881
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Winter Haven, Florida
Most common first names in Winter Haven, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John74176.0 years
James68572.2 years
William65275.3 years
Mary58479.9 years
Robert53972.2 years
Charles36074.0 years
George32976.1 years
Dorothy28978.1 years
Joseph28474.6 years
Helen26080.9 years
Most common last names in Winter Haven, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith35776.1 years
Johnson19075.0 years
Jones17774.3 years
Brown17775.1 years
Williams16474.8 years
Davis13974.1 years
Miller13374.4 years
Thompson11872.8 years
Moore9877.9 years
Anderson9574.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winter Haven, FL
  • 90.1%Electricity
  • 7.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winter Haven, FL
  • 94.0%Electricity
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Winter Haven compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 196 pilots and 113 other airmen in this city.
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