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"Winter Strawberry Capital of the World"
Plant City is a city in Hillsborough County, in the Tampa-Saint Petersburg metro area.
The community was named after Henry B. Plant, railroad developer
The latitude of Plant City is 28.018N. The longitude is -82.113W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 128 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 31,117.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Plant City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hillsborough County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tampa-St. Petersburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33565 ZIP code.
11% of Plant City residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plant City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plant City was $18,815, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Plant City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Plant City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $445. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $929.
Libraries in Plant City include Bruton Memorial Library ... View libraries
Hillsborough County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Plant City political report.
The average commute time for Plant City workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 21 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Plant City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 7.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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