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Thonotosassa, Florida - Basic Facts

Thonotosassa is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Thonotosassa Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hillsborough County at latitude 28.0614 and longitude -82.3023. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Thonotosassa Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 26.48 sq. miles and a water area of 1.85 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 13,449
Population in Households 13,353
Population in Familes 10,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density1 508
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 5,008
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 3,378
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,788 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,178 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,830 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 780 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $176,236
Average Home Value $247,656


Median Household Income $38,618
Average Household Income $52,633
Per Capita Income $19,740
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.78% 1.05%
Households 0.77% 1.06%
Families 0.44% 0.91%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Thonotosassa, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thonotosassa 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 # 248 73rd
Population Density1 # 706 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 363 61st
Median Household Income # 589 36th
Per Capita Income # 617 33rd

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