Palm Harbor, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Palm Harbor, Florida - Basic Facts

The Palm Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 57,972 as of July 1, 2015. Palm Harbor 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 Palm Harbor is located at latitude 28.0847 and longitude -82.7574 in Pinellas County. The formal boundaries for the Palm Harbor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.35 sq. miles and a water area of 9.51 sq. miles. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Palm Harbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403390) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Palm Harbor Census Designated Place is located within Tarpon Springs CCD of Pinellas County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Palm Harbor: Southerland, Sutherland.

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Palm Harbor Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map

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Palm Harbor, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 57,972
Population in Households 57,460
Population in Familes 44,468
Population in Group Qrtrs 512
Population Density1 3,335
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 26,558
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 16,221
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,895 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,663 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,508 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $194,143
Average Home Value $238,417


Median Household Income $56,250
Average Household Income $77,277
Per Capita Income $35,450
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.39%
Households 0.28% 0.45%
Families 0.14% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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.


Palm Harbor, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm Harbor 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 # 55 94th
Population Density1 # 214 77th
Diversity Index2 # 714 23rd
Median Household Income # 236 74th
Per Capita Income # 167 82nd

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