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"The Heart of Florida"

Haines City is a city in Polk County, in the Lakeland-Winter Haven metro area.

Local residents named the town after Henry Haines, a South Florida railroad official, in the hope that he would establish a train stop here. A station was erected soon after

The latitude of Haines City is 28.113N. The longitude is -81.618W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 167 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,956.


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Median household income
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$27,636
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Haines City demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 92. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.6 per 1,000 people.

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10% of Haines City residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Haines City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Haines City was $13,818, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Haines City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Haines City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $685.


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Libraries in Haines City include Haines City Public Library ... View libraries

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Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Haines City political report.

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The average commute time for Haines City workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Haines City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 8.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Haines City include Best Western Lake Hamilton, Grenelefe Golf & Tennis Resort, Howard Johnson Inn Haines City, Southern Dunes Villas.

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