Dade City, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dade City, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Dade City had a population of 6,769 as of July 1, 2017. Dade City ranks in the upper 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 Dade City is located at latitude 28.3559 and longitude -82.1934 in Pasco County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dade City (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Pasco County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 118 feet.

The City of Dade City (GNIS ID: 2404174) 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 Dade City is located within Dade City CCD of Pasco County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dade City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Dade City, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,769
Population in Households 6,589
Population in Familes 5,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density1 1,140
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 2,600
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,608
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,276 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,324 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 578 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $126,234
Average Home Value $164,644


Median Household Income $32,598
Average Household Income $47,592
Per Capita Income $18,777
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.96%
Households 0.54% 0.88%
Families 0.7% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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.

Dade City, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dade City to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 397 57th
Population Density1 # 554 40th
Diversity Index2 # 80 92nd
Median Household Income # 818 11th
Per Capita Income # 743 19th

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