Tavares, FL has a population of 14,965 and is the 2,842nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,265 per sq mi which is 331% higher than the Florida average and 1296% higher than the national average. The median age in Tavares is 55 which is approximately 32% higher than the Florida average of 42. In Tavares, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 31% of Tavares residents were born in Florida, 59% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.