Polk County vs. Osceola County

Polk County (FL)Osceola County (FL)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)708,009367,990
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)17.6%37.0%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)602,098268,683
Population, Census, April 1, 2010602,095268,685
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.1%24.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.2%13.2%
Female persons, percent51.0%50.7%
White alone, percent78.9%79.4%
Black or African American alone, percent16.1%13.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.7%0.8%
Asian alone, percent1.9%2.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.3%
Two or More Races, percent2.2%2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent23.6%55.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent57.9%30.8%
Veterans, 2014-201848,25216,497
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.0%20.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)299,421153,495
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.5%61.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$135,400$179,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,223$1,364
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$417$457
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$944$1,188
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201314.3%26.8%
Building permits, 20185,3319,759
Households, 2014-2018231,26099,158
Persons per household, 2014-20182.843.40
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.4%84.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201821.4%50.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.5%85.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201866.6%76.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201884.8%86.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.0%20.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.6%10.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.8%16.2%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.9%62.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201849.9%57.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)797,909866,909
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)3,015,2021,301,669
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)10,601,3292,460,973
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)6,495,2783,236,221
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,542$11,260
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201826.832.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$48,500$50,063
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$23,812$21,331
Persons in poverty, percent15.7%13.4%
Total employer establishments, 201711,6766,279
Total employment, 2017182,92280,578
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)7,363,9532,576,568
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.6%4.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201746,17736,452
All firms, 201244,64430,229
Men-owned firms, 201222,62914,490
Women-owned firms, 201216,89412,711
Minority-owned firms, 201215,29419,557
Nonminority-owned firms, 201227,8569,938
Veteran-owned firms, 20124,4152,141
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201238,18827,255
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.1%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%5.4%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200712.8%37.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.4%29.0%
Population per square mile, 2010334.9202.4
Land area in square miles, 20101,797.841,327.45

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Polk county (FL) and Osceola county (FL) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.