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Homosassa, Florida - Basic Facts

The Homosassa Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Citrus County at latitude 28.7849 and longitude -82.6076. Citrus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Homosassa 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 Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles.

Homosassa Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map


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


Total Population 2,653
Population in Households 2,567
Population in Familes 1,900
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density1 341
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,296
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 795
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 2,010 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,055 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 714 (35.5%)
Median Home Value $166,007
Average Home Value $206,825


Median Household Income $38,487
Average Household Income $53,084
Per Capita Income $26,284
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.68% 0.38%
Households 0.74% 0.35%
Families 0.42% 0.2%
Median Household Income   4.79%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Homosassa 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 # 593 36th
Population Density1 # 768 17th
Diversity Index2 # 901 2nd
Median Household Income # 594 36th
Per Capita Income # 355 62nd

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