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Dunnellon, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Dunnellon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marion County at latitude 29.0555 and longitude -82.4399. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Dunnellon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Dunnellon, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Dunnellon indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Dunnellon (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,694
Population in Households 1,694
Population in Familes 1,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 272
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 859
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 449
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 523 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 335 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 342 (28.5%)
Median Home Value $97,994
Average Home Value $230,641


Median Household Income $31,690
Average Household Income $46,558
Per Capita Income $23,453
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.53% 0.13%
Households -0.51% 0.0%
Families -1.07% -0.18%
Median Household Income   4.19%
Per Capita Income   3.18%
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.


Dunnellon, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dunnellon 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 # 681 26th
Population Density1 # 803 13th
Diversity Index2 # 520 43rd
Median Household Income # 792 14th
Per Capita Income # 458 50th

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