Sebring, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sebring, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Sebring is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Highlands County at latitude 27.4714 and longitude -81.4516. Highlands County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Sebring 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 Sebring (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.06 sq. miles and a water area of 5.85 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 10,586
Population in Households 9,780
Population in Familes 7,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 806
Population Density1 1,061
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 4,475
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 2,475
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,397 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,078 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,214 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $70,540
Average Home Value $105,379


Median Household Income $27,899
Average Household Income $37,116
Per Capita Income $16,011
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.21% 0.03%
Households 0.18% 0.05%
Families 0.57% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.


Sebring, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sebring 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 # 300 68th
Population Density1 # 564 39th
Diversity Index2 # 266 71st
Median Household Income # 870 6th
Per Capita Income # 768 17th

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