The City of Homestead is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Miami-Dade County at latitude 25.4666 and longitude -80.4448. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
The formal official name is the City of Homestead, but most people and references simply refer to it as Homestead, Florida.
The P1 Census Class Code for Homestead 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 Homestead (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.48 sq. miles.
|Population in Households||64,335|
|Population in Familes||52,763|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||438|
|Average Household Size||3.22|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||24,205 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,642 (31.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||12,324 (50.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4,239 (17.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$151,032|
|Average Home Value||$168,731|
|Median Household Income||$36,145|
|Average Household Income||$49,294|
|Per Capita Income||$15,233|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.58%|
The table below compares Homestead 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.
|Total Population||# 43||95th|
|Population Density1||# 141||85th|
|Diversity Index2||# 86||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 688||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 799||13th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.