Polk County vs. Sumter County

Polk County (FL)Sumter County (FL)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)708,009128,754
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)17.6%37.8%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)602,09893,420
Population, Census, April 1, 2010602,09593,420
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%2.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.1%7.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.2%57.6%
Female persons, percent51.0%50.1%
White alone, percent78.9%90.1%
Black or African American alone, percent16.1%7.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.7%0.4%
Asian alone, percent1.9%1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.2%1.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent23.6%5.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent57.9%85.1%
Veterans, 2014-201848,25219,434
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.0%5.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)299,42172,385
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.5%89.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$135,400$246,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,223$1,232
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$417$455
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$944$861
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201314.3%2.3%
Building permits, 20185,3312,076
Households, 2014-2018231,26054,636
Persons per household, 2014-20182.842.04
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.4%87.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201821.4%7.2%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.5%90.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201866.6%83.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201884.8%91.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.0%31.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.6%11.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.8%11.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.9%23.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201849.9%24.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)797,909117,207
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)3,015,202381,177
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)9,822,165461,865
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)6,495,278908,807
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,542$8,943
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201826.824.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$48,500$55,228
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$23,812$33,629
Persons in poverty, percent15.7%9.3%
Total employer establishments, 201711,6761,575
Total employment, 2017182,92222,470
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)7,363,953848,320
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.6%7.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201746,1776,642
All firms, 201244,6445,386
Men-owned firms, 201222,6292,858
Women-owned firms, 201216,8941,932
Minority-owned firms, 201215,294719
Nonminority-owned firms, 201227,8564,507
Veteran-owned firms, 20124,415857
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201238,1884,245
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.1%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200712.8%4.5%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.4%31.4%
Population per square mile, 2010334.9170.8
Land area in square miles, 20101,797.84546.93

Source: United States Census Bureau

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