Brandon, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brandon, Florida - Basic Facts

The Brandon Census Designated Place had a population of 110,921 as of July 1, 2016. Brandon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brandon is located at latitude 27.936 and longitude -82.2993 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the Brandon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.1 sq. miles and a water area of 1.89 sq. miles. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Brandon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402711) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Brandon Census Designated Place is located within Brandon CCD of Hillsborough County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brandon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brandon: Brando.

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Brandon, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 110,921
Population in Households 107,865
Population in Familes 85,104
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,056
Population Density1 3,351
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 42,395
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 27,624
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 45,815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,153 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,242 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,420 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $169,776
Average Home Value $191,131


Median Household Income $56,491
Average Household Income $70,234
Per Capita Income $27,598
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.12% 1.38%
Households 0.99% 1.35%
Families 0.7% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Brandon, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brandon 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 # 17 98th
Population Density1 # 216 77th
Diversity Index2 # 171 82nd
Median Household Income # 235 75th
Per Capita Income # 371 60th

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