Leisure City, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Leisure City, Florida - Basic Facts

The Leisure City Census Designated Place had a population of 24,593 as of July 1, 2015. Leisure City 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 Leisure City is located at latitude 25.4938 and longitude -80.438 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the Leisure City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Leisure City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403227) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leisure City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Leisure City, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 24,593
Population in Households 24,539
Population in Familes 21,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 7,385
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 6,729
Average Household Size 3.65
Family Households 5,529
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 7,442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,846 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,883 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 713 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $136,901
Average Home Value $149,961


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $42,776
Per Capita Income $11,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.58% 1.45%
Households 1.51% 1.44%
Families 1.47% 1.42%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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.

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Leisure City, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leisure City 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 144 84th
Population Density1 # 38 96th
Diversity Index2 # 220 76th
Median Household Income # 735 20th
Per Capita Income # 887 4th

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