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Brooksville, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Brooksville had a population of 7,873 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Brooksville is located at latitude 28.5166 and longitude -82.4047 in Hernando County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brooksville (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Hernando County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 207 feet.

The City of Brooksville (GNIS ID: 2403936) 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 Brooksville is located within Brooksville CCD of Hernando County.

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


Total Population 7,873
Population in Households 7,459
Population in Familes 5,415
Population in Group Qrtrs 414
Population Density1 711
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 3,549
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,959
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,017 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,532 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 906 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $48,393
Average Home Value $108,565


Median Household Income $30,860
Average Household Income $43,529
Per Capita Income $21,014
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.48%
Households 0.16% 0.4%
Families 0.21% 0.29%
Median Household Income   0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Brooksville, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooksville 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 # 363 61st
Population Density1 # 651 29th
Diversity Index2 # 443 52nd
Median Household Income # 830 10th
Per Capita Income # 625 32nd

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