Citrus County FL Information


Citrus County Subdivisions

Citrus County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 143,042
Population in Households 140,791
Population in Familes 109,633
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,251
Population Density1 246
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 64,298
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 41,674
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 79,921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50,495 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,803 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,623 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $129,330
Average Home Value $183,813


Median Household Income $38,951
Average Household Income $55,001
Per Capita Income $25,335
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.13%
Households 0.25% 0.16%
Families 0.12% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Citrus County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Citrus County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 52nd
Population Density1 # 27 61st
Diversity Index2 # 67 1st
Median Household Income # 44 36th
Per Capita Income # 31 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.