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"City of 100 Lakes"
Winter Haven is a city in Polk County.
The latitude of Winter Haven is 28.021N. The longitude is -81.733W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 167 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,137.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Winter Haven demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lakeland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33884 ZIP code.
12% of Winter Haven residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winter Haven ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winter Haven was $20,383, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Winter Haven residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Winter Haven include Winter Haven Heights Historic Residential District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Winter Haven, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $387. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $797.
Libraries in Winter Haven include Winter Haven Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Winter Haven include Winter Haven News Chief
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winter Haven political report.
The average commute time for Winter Haven workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Winter Haven between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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