Gifford, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Gifford, Florida - Basic Facts

The Gifford Census Designated Place had a population of 10,159 as of July 1, 2015. Gifford ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Gifford is located at latitude 27.6735 and longitude -80.41 in Indian River County. The formal boundaries for the Gifford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.5 sq. miles. Indian River County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Gifford Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gifford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Gifford Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map

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Gifford, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,159
Population in Households 9,757
Population in Familes 7,241
Population in Group Qrtrs 402
Population Density1 1,490
Diversity Index2 65
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,416
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,464
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,125 (36.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,290 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,397 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $169,421
Average Home Value $267,627
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,241
Average Household Income $54,837
Per Capita Income $24,530
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.52%
Households 1.54% 1.64%
Families 1.33% 1.47%
Median Household Income   5.8%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
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.

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Gifford, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gifford to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 309 67th
Population Density1 # 471 49th
Diversity Index2 # 191 79th
Median Household Income # 836 9th
Per Capita Income # 421 54th

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