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Sun City Center, Florida - Basic Facts

The Sun City Center Census Designated Place had a population of 23,613 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Sun City Center is located at latitude 27.7144 and longitude -82.3558 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the Sun City Center Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.85 sq. miles. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Sun City Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 1853255) 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 Sun City Center Census Designated Place is located within Ruskin CCD of Hillsborough County.

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

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Sun City Center, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,613
Population in Households 23,208
Population in Familes 16,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 405
Population Density1 1,499
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 13,527
Average Household Size 1.72
Family Households 7,289
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 15,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,789 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,738 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,418 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $143,873
Average Home Value $167,770


Median Household Income $43,773
Average Household Income $59,031
Per Capita Income $33,771
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.32% 2.49%
Households 2.5% 2.1%
Families 2.91% 2.23%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
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.

Sun City Center, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sun City Center 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 # 163 82nd
Population Density1 # 476 48th
Diversity Index2 # 675 27th
Median Household Income # 493 46th
Per Capita Income # 224 76th

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