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Palm Harbor, Florida - Basic Facts

The Palm Harbor Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pinellas County at latitude 28.0847 and longitude -82.7574. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The formal official name is the Palm Harbor Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Palm Harbor, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Palm Harbor indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Palm Harbor: Southerland, Sutherland.

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Palm Harbor, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 57,485
Population in Households 56,975
Population in Familes 44,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 510
Population Density1 3,307
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 26,283
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 16,056
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30,821 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,841 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,442 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,538 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $181,875
Average Home Value $225,555


Median Household Income $54,186
Average Household Income $73,685
Per Capita Income $33,744
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.02% 0.32%
Households 0.1% 0.37%
Families -0.06% 0.25%
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, 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 # 54 94th
Population Density1 # 215 77th
Diversity Index2 # 713 23rd
Median Household Income # 240 74th
Per Capita Income # 179 81st

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