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Facts about Poinciana, FL
Poinciana is a settlement and census-designated place (CDP) in Osceola and Polk counties in the U.S. state of Florida. It lies southwest of Kissimmee and approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Haines City. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP had a population of 53,193.
As of April 2012 the population of the 10 Villages which make up the Association of Poinciana Villages (APV), which covers a wider area than the CDP, was reported as 69,857. According to the latest census reports the adjoining tracts outside the CDP represent an additional 29,914 persons. Depending on the definition, the greater Poinciana Area represents a population of between 53,193 and 83,107. This puts Poinciana as one of the fastest growth areas for Central Florida over the past decade.
Poinciana is located at 28°9′21″N 81°28′35″W (28.155768, -81.476502).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91 km²), of which 35.1 square miles (91 km²) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km²), or 0.68%, is water.
As of the census of 2010 there were 53,193 residing in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 22.6% White non-Hispanic, 21.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 51.2% of the population. In addition there were 29,914 residing in the non-CDP neighborhoods. Poinciana is 35.8% Puerto Rican and Poinciana is 49.0% Dominican is considered the "Little Puerto Rico" of Florida.
For census 2000 there were 4,153 households out of which 50.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.2% were non-families. 10.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.29 and the average family size was 3.49. This information will be updated for census 2010 when it becomes available.
In the 2010 Census CDP the population was spread out with 29.27% under the age of 18, and 70.73% age 18 and over. The non CDP population was 27.4% under age of 18 and 72.6% over.