Horseshoe Beach, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Horseshoe Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Horseshoe Beach is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dixie County at latitude 29.4389 and longitude -83.2874. Dixie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Horseshoe Beach, but most people and references simply refer to it as Horseshoe Beach, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Horseshoe Beach indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Horseshoe Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Horseshoe Beach: Shelton.

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


Total Population 172
Population in Households 171
Population in Familes 141
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 381
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 396 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (19.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 3.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 307 (77.5%)
Median Home Value $86,364
Average Home Value $114,423


Median Household Income $38,416
Average Household Income $50,751
Per Capita Income $23,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.41% 0.46%
Households 0.81% 0.45%
Families 2.11% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.


Horseshoe Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Horseshoe Beach 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 # 890 3rd
Population Density1 # 757 18th
Diversity Index2 # 908 1st
Median Household Income # 598 35th
Per Capita Income # 466 49th

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