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Trenton, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Trenton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Gilchrist County at latitude 29.6094 and longitude -82.8147. Gilchrist County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Trenton 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 City of Trenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,079
Population in Households 1,950
Population in Familes 1,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 608
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 700
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 505
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 419 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $71,930
Average Home Value $88,333


Median Household Income $34,233
Average Household Income $41,946
Per Capita Income $14,902
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.93% 0.65%
Households 0.82% 0.65%
Families 1.0% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.


Trenton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton 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 # 641 30th
Population Density1 # 678 26th
Diversity Index2 # 467 49th
Median Household Income # 745 19th
Per Capita Income # 811 12th

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