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Port Richey, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Port Richey is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pasco County at latitude 28.275 and longitude -82.725. Pasco County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Port Richey, but most people and references simply refer to it as Port Richey, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Port Richey 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 Port Richey (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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Port Richey, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,693
Population in Households 2,616
Population in Familes 1,774
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density1 1,216
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 1,278
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 679
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 854 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 424 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 496 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $211,768


Median Household Income $34,124
Average Household Income $50,090
Per Capita Income $23,528
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.19% 0.64%
Households 0.17% 0.57%
Families 0.35% 0.35%
Median Household Income   5.32%
Per Capita Income   3.23%
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.


Port Richey, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Richey 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 587 36th
Population Density1 # 520 44th
Diversity Index2 # 648 30th
Median Household Income # 747 19th
Per Capita Income # 456 51st

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