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Brooksville, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Brooksville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hernando County at latitude 28.5166 and longitude -82.4047. Hernando County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 207 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Brooksville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Brooksville, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Brooksville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 7,632
Population in Households 7,236
Population in Familes 5,248
Population in Group Qrtrs 396
Population Density1 705
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 3,474
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 1,917
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,019 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,455 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 914 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $87,238
Average Home Value $146,160


Median Household Income $28,288
Average Household Income $39,687
Per Capita Income $17,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.27% 0.07%
Households -0.2% 0.06%
Families -0.12% -0.09%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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 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 # 360 61st
Population Density1 # 648 30th
Diversity Index2 # 445 52nd
Median Household Income # 865 6th
Per Capita Income # 696 24th

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