Harlem, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harlem, Florida - Basic Facts

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The Harlem Census Designated Place had a population of 2,954 as of July 1, 2016. Harlem ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Harlem is located at latitude 26.7324 and longitude -80.9518 in Hendry County. The formal boundaries for the Harlem Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hendry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Harlem Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402567) 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 Harlem Census Designated Place is located within Clewiston CCD of Hendry County.

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


Total Population 2,954
Population in Households 2,954
Population in Familes 2,548
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,780
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 973
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 702
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 586 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 387 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $78,772
Average Home Value $86,604


Median Household Income $21,331
Average Household Income $31,613
Per Capita Income $10,453
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.7% 1.46%
Households 1.6% 1.38%
Families 1.47% 1.28%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Harlem, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harlem 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 # 582 37th
Population Density1 # 270 71st
Diversity Index2 # 809 12th
Median Household Income # 913 1st
Per Capita Income # 914 1st

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