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Silver Springs Shores, Florida - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Marion County at latitude 29.1044 and longitude -82.0206. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Silver Springs Shores Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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Silver Springs Shores, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,540
Population in Households 6,532
Population in Familes 5,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,369
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 2,646
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,687
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,697 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 949 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 857 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $78,634
Average Home Value $87,021


Median Household Income $34,744
Average Household Income $39,835
Per Capita Income $15,841
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.18%
Households -0.19% 0.08%
Families 0.0% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.


Silver Springs Shores, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Springs Shores 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 # 393 57th
Population Density1 # 491 47th
Diversity Index2 # 132 86th
Median Household Income # 734 20th
Per Capita Income # 777 16th

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