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Inwood, Florida
Location in Polk County and the state of Florida
Location in Polk County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Polk
 • Total 1.99 sq mi (5.15 km2)
 • Land 1.90 sq mi (4.93 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.22 km2)
144 ft (44 m)
 • Total 7,031
 • Density 3,692.75/sq mi (1,426.03/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip codes
33880 - 33881
Area code(s) 863
FIPS code 12-34000
GNIS feature ID 0284580

Inwood is a census-designated place (CDP) in Polk County, Florida, United States. The population was 6,925 at the time of the 2000 United States Census. It is part of the LakelandWinter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Inwood is located at 28°2′18″N 81°45′58″W / 28.03833°N 81.76611°W / 28.03833; -81.76611 (28.038354, -81.766168).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), of which 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (4.50%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 2,326
1960 5,050 117.1%
1970 7,716 52.8%
1980 6,668 −13.6%
1990 6,824 2.3%
2000 6,925 1.5%
2020 7,031

As of the census of 2000, there were 6,925 people, 2,835 households, and 1,774 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,612.1 people per square mile (1,392.6/km2). There were 3,249 housing units at an average density of 1,694.7/sq mi (653.4/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 68.29% White, 23.51% African American, 0.38% Native American, 1.01% Asian, 3.51% from other races, and 3.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.86% of the population.

There were 2,835 households, out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 26.6% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,973, and the median income for a family was $29,472. Males had a median income of $22,957 versus $20,024 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,295. About 14.8% of families and 19.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.8% of those under age 18 and 16.4% of those age 65 or over.


The public schools in Inwood are run by the Polk County School Board. There are 2 public elementary, 1 public middle, and 1 private schools listed in the following:

  • Elementary public schools
    • Inwood Elementary School
    • Garner Elementary School
  • Middle public schools
    • Westwood Middle School
  • Private schools
    • Immanuel Luther Church and School

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