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Wesley Chapel, Florida - Basic Facts

The Wesley Chapel Census Designated Place had a population of 47,688 as of July 1, 2015. Wesley Chapel 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 Wesley Chapel is located at latitude 28.2044 and longitude -82.3298 in Pasco County. The formal boundaries for the Wesley Chapel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 43.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Pasco County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Wesley Chapel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402996) 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 Wesley Chapel 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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Wesley Chapel, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 47,688
Population in Households 47,669
Population in Familes 40,992
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1,086
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 16,732
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 12,462
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,293 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,439 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,100 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $177,977
Average Home Value $207,373


Median Household Income $68,843
Average Household Income $84,238
Per Capita Income $29,553
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.5% 2.21%
Households 1.16% 2.26%
Families 0.98% 2.03%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

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Wesley Chapel, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wesley Chapel 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 # 75 92nd
Population Density1 # 561 39th
Diversity Index2 # 194 79th
Median Household Income # 113 88th
Per Capita Income # 272 71st

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