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The Villages, Florida - Basic Facts

The The Villages Census Designated Place had a population of 74,139 as of July 1, 2016. The Villages ranks in the lower 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 The Villages is located at latitude 28.899 and longitude -81.9937 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the The Villages Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.84 sq. miles and a water area of 1.28 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

While the primary coordinates for The Villages Census Designated Place are located in Sumter County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Marion County, and Lake County.

The The Villages Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402925) 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 The Villages Census Designated Place is located within Wildwood CCD of Sumter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with The Villages 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 The Villages: Orange Blossom Gardens, The Villages at Spanish Springs.

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


Total Population 74,139
Population in Households 73,988
Population in Familes 60,415
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 2,404
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 39,418
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 27,966
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 49,853 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,856 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,562 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,435 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $236,527
Average Home Value $276,931


Median Household Income $51,557
Average Household Income $64,950
Per Capita Income $33,950
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 6.02% 5.75%
Households 5.24% 5.38%
Families 5.04% 5.21%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

The Villages, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares The Villages 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 # 40 96th
Population Density1 # 317 66th
Diversity Index2 # 757 18th
Median Household Income # 325 65th
Per Capita Income # 220 76th

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