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Homosassa Springs, Florida - Basic Facts

The Homosassa Springs Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Citrus County at latitude 28.8093 and longitude -82.5408. Citrus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The formal official name is the Homosassa Springs Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Homosassa Springs, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Homosassa Springs indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Homosassa Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Homosassa Springs Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map


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Homosassa Springs, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 13,380
Population in Households 13,366
Population in Familes 10,111
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 532
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 5,814
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,684
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,538 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,275 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,324 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $72,424
Average Home Value $82,162


Median Household Income $31,005
Average Household Income $39,532
Per Capita Income $17,315
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.71% -0.4%
Households -0.65% -0.4%
Families -0.74% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


Homosassa Springs, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Homosassa Springs to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 250 73rd
Population Density1 # 698 24th
Diversity Index2 # 830 10th
Median Household Income # 809 12th
Per Capita Income # 726 21st

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