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Welcome to Davenport, Florida!
Davenport is a quite a small city in Polk County, Florida. This city has a population of fewer than 5,000 residents and encompasses just over 3 square miles. Residents can enjoy a peaceful environment with pleasant year-round weather in the heart of Central Florida.
Living in Davenport
Davenport residents can find affordable living in single-family homes, apartments, mobile homes, and plots of land where you can build your dream home. The majority of residents in Davenport reside in single-family homes and mobile homes. A great thing about real estate in Davenport is its affordability, which rivals that of nearby cities. Davenport’s cost of living is 2.50% lower than the national average.
Davenport is a slow but steadily growing city and its residents have found a way to keep busy. As of April 2018, Polk County has an unemployment rate of 3.7% which was lower than the region’s rate a year ago. The City of Davenport has a mixed workforce of white-collar and blue-collar workers. The majority of residents in Davenport work in the following industries: sales and retail, construction, food service, office and administrative support, as well as health care and warehousing. Most residents commute around Davenport and public transportation is not widely utilized.
Things to Do and See
The City of Davenport offers residents many different activities. Natures lovers can enjoy the 6 parks that Davenport has to offer. Golfers can enjoy Davenport’s 2 golf courses. Spending the day on the greens at Providence Gold Club, Ridgewood Lakes Golf & Country Club, and Polo Park East Golf Course.
Davenport has a collection of shops and restaurants that residents can enjoy. Davenport residents can go shopping at Posner Park Shopping Mall that has a good selection of national chain stores such as Michaels, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ross, Target, JC Penny, among others. Shoppers can also travel to Orlando, Lakeland, or Lake Wales for outlet malls and shopping centers.
Davenport locals have a wide array of restaurants they can choose from. This city has many national chain restaurants and plenty of local institutions. Have a delicious meal at The Davenport Café or Camille’s Sidewalk Café. After a great meal, stop by one of Davenport’s several bars like the Tavern, The Pub, or 11th Street Bar & Grill.
Stop by local favorite Winery in the heart of historic Davenport for lovely meal and a glass of their prize-winning wine made on the premises. You can also pick your own blueberries there! Another local favorite is the Theater works Florida which is an award-winning professional theater company. See a theatrical musical or see some of the original works from local artists and artists from around the country.