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Ellenton, Florida - Basic Facts

The Ellenton Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Manatee County at latitude 27.5267 and longitude -82.5266. Manatee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Ellenton 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 Ellenton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.27 sq. miles and a water area of 1.23 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 4,446
Population in Households 4,440
Population in Familes 3,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,363
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 1,744
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,035 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 710 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 388 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $118,725
Average Home Value $163,867


Median Household Income $40,448
Average Household Income $52,124
Per Capita Income $21,163
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.93% 1.53%
Households 0.71% 1.49%
Families 0.02% 1.25%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.


Ellenton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellenton 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 # 481 48th
Population Density1 # 492 47th
Diversity Index2 # 102 89th
Median Household Income # 538 42nd
Per Capita Income # 548 41st

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