The City of Homestead had a population of 65,743 as of July 1, 2015. Homestead ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Homestead is located at latitude 25.4666 and longitude -80.4448 in Miami-Dade County. 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. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
The City of Homestead has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Homestead population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||65,302|
|Population in Familes||53,627|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||441|
|Average Household Size||3.23|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||24,441 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,663 (31.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||12,567 (51.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4,211 (17.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$171,994|
|Average Home Value||$188,784|
|Median Household Income||$38,440|
|Average Household Income||$50,212|
|Per Capita Income||$15,489|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.84%|
|Per Capita Income||2.69%|
The table below compares Homestead to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 137||85th|
|Diversity Index2||# 109||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 626||32nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 798||13th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.