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Lutz, Florida - Basic Facts

The Lutz Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hillsborough County at latitude 28.1407 and longitude -82.4497. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Lutz 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 Lutz Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 24.65 sq. miles and a water area of 2.46 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 21,003
Population in Households 20,887
Population in Familes 17,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 852
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 7,818
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 5,780
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,277 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,541 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 519 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $278,544
Average Home Value $344,077


Median Household Income $79,886
Average Household Income $105,303
Per Capita Income $39,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.95% 1.37%
Households 1.79% 1.36%
Families 1.59% 1.25%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.


Lutz, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lutz 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 # 177 81st
Population Density1 # 612 34th
Diversity Index2 # 490 47th
Median Household Income # 59 94th
Per Capita Income # 121 87th

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