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Harlem, Florida - Basic Facts

Harlem is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Harlem Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hendry County at latitude 26.7376 and longitude -80.9509. Hendry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Harlem Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,666
Population in Households 2,666
Population in Familes 2,298
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,509
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 885
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 636
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 996 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 541 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 344 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $67,888
Average Home Value $107,222


Median Household Income $25,759
Average Household Income $33,398
Per Capita Income $11,121
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.07% 0.16%
Households 0.11% 0.25%
Families -0.18% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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 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 # 590 36th
Population Density1 # 290 69th
Diversity Index2 # 801 13th
Median Household Income # 893 3rd
Per Capita Income # 895 3rd

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