Real Estate Market Update for Winter Haven, FL
Welcome to October's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of October. The number of active listings was down 24% from one year earlier, and down 1% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 150-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 25%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 90-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 34% year-over-year, and increased 30% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Winter Haven, FL
Area Information for Winter Haven, FL
  • Population: 34,815
  • Median Age: 43.59 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 17.83 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 1,112/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 17.65%
  • Closest Airport: Orlando International
  • Closest College: Polk State College
  • Closest Jr. College: Florida Technical College
  • Median Household Income: $38,583
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 17.81%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.19 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $78,800
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Tampa Bay Lighting
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 15%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Winter Haven, FL
Median Age: 43.59 Married: 35% Number of Households: 14,664 Households with Children: 3,819
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Winter Haven, FL

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Winter Haven Senior High School 0.2 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Frank E. Brigham Academy 0.2 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Denison Middle School 0.4 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Grace Lutheran School 0.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Winter Haven Adventist Academy 0.5 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Heritage Christian Academy 0.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-7 0 5
      Elbert Elementary School 1.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 2
      St John's Christian School 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Beymer United Methodist Preschool And Kindergarten 1.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      St Joseph Catholic School 1.6 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      St Paul's Episcopal School 1.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Jewett Middle Academy Magnet 1.9 mi Public 6-8 4 3
      Jewett School Of The Arts 2.0 mi Public K-8 3 4
      John Snively Elementary School 2.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 2
      Lake Shipp Elementary School 2.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Winter Haven Head Start 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      New Bethel Christian Academy 2.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 0
      Inwood Elementary School 2.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Fred G. Garner Elementary School 3.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Westwood Middle School 3.4 mi Public 6-8 2 3
      Garden Grove Elementary School 3.4 mi Public K-5 2-5 3
      Immanuel Lutheran Church & School 3.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 3
      Oasis Christian Academy 3.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Hartridge Academy 4.2 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Wahneta Elementary School 4.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Chain Of Lakes Elementary School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      Lakeside Private School 5.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-7 0 0
      All Saints' Academy 5.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Ridge Teen Parent Program 5.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Ridge Career Center 5.8 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
      Local Weather for Winter Haven, FL
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.