Sweetwater, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sweetwater, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Sweetwater had a population of 21,116 as of July 1, 2016. Sweetwater ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Sweetwater is located at latitude 25.7775 and longitude -80.3797 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sweetwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The City of Sweetwater (GNIS ID: 2405554) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sweetwater is located within North Westside CCD of Miami-Dade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sweetwater population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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City of Sweetwater, FL Boundary Map



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Sweetwater, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 21,116
Population in Households 21,069
Population in Familes 17,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 9,304
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,540
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 5,237
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,833 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,708 (55.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $151,576
Average Home Value $175,220
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,261
Average Household Income $43,867
Per Capita Income $13,497
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 1.06%
Households 0.82% 1.05%
Families 0.88% 1.03%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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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Sweetwater, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweetwater to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 185 80th
Population Density1 # 19 98th
Diversity Index2 # 755 18th
Median Household Income # 741 19th
Per Capita Income # 877 5th

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