Limestone, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Limestone, Florida - Basic Facts

The Limestone Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hardee County at latitude 27.3672 and longitude -81.9048. Hardee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Limestone 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 Limestone Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Limestone Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 134
Population in Households 133
Population in Familes 103
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 65
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 51
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 65 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $220,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,844
Average Household Income $57,528
Per Capita Income $19,671
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.35% 0.15%
Households 0.0% 0.39%
Families 1.39% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.

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Limestone, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Limestone 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 # 898 3rd
Population Density1 # 916 1st
Diversity Index2 # 186 80th
Median Household Income # 619 33rd
Per Capita Income # 619 33rd

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