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The Gardner Census Designated Place had a population of 491 as of July 1, 2016. Gardner ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gardner is located at latitude 27.3537 and longitude -81.7895 in Hardee County. The formal boundaries for the Gardner Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hardee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Gardner Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583348) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Gardner Census Designated Place is located within Zolfo Springs CCD of Hardee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gardner 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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Gardner, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 491
Population in Households 491
Population in Familes 413
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 64
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $90,441
Average Home Value $127,119


Median Household Income $29,715
Average Household Income $39,863
Per Capita Income $15,595
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 0.68%
Households 0.94% 0.6%
Families 1.72% 0.47%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Gardner, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gardner 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 # 822 11th
Population Density1 # 889 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 482 48th
Median Household Income # 854 7th
Per Capita Income # 821 11th

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