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Trenton, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Trenton had a population of 2,112 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Trenton is located at latitude 29.6094 and longitude -82.8147 in Gilchrist County. 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. Gilchrist County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The City of Trenton (GNIS ID: 2405604) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Trenton is located within Trenton CCD of Gilchrist County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Trenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 2,112
Population in Households 1,988
Population in Familes 1,638
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density1 617
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 716
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 515
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 423 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 293 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $76,404
Average Home Value $112,737


Median Household Income $29,937
Average Household Income $46,311
Per Capita Income $18,285
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.88% 0.62%
Households 0.92% 0.69%
Families 1.0% 0.61%
Median Household Income   -0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 646 30th
Population Density1 # 677 26th
Diversity Index2 # 475 48th
Median Household Income # 848 8th
Per Capita Income # 731 21st

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