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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Plant City is a suburb of Lakeland with a population of 39,012. Plant City is in Hillsborough County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Plant City offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Plant City and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Plant City are above average.

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About Plant City...
Population
39,012

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$169,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$997
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    307.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    78
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    226.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,195.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    279.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%

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