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Apollo Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The Apollo Beach Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hillsborough County at latitude 27.763 and longitude -82.4033. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The formal official name is the Apollo Beach Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Apollo Beach, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Apollo Beach indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Apollo Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.81 sq. miles and a water area of 2.47 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 16,854
Population in Households 16,627
Population in Familes 14,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 227
Population Density1 850
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 6,764
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 4,987
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,991 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,177 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,587 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,227 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $221,660
Average Home Value $301,941


Median Household Income $63,918
Average Household Income $94,229
Per Capita Income $37,797
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 4.37% 3.04%
Households 4.1% 2.99%
Families 3.86% 2.91%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


Apollo Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Apollo Beach 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 # 206 78th
Population Density1 # 613 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 438 52nd
Median Household Income # 129 86th
Per Capita Income # 131 86th

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