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Safety Harbor, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Safety Harbor is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pinellas County at latitude 28.0066 and longitude -82.6979. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Safety Harbor 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 Safety Harbor (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 16,913
Population in Households 16,745
Population in Familes 13,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 168
Population Density1 3,451
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 7,378
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 4,651
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,770 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,607 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 800 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $210,668
Average Home Value $254,450


Median Household Income $57,657
Average Household Income $80,346
Per Capita Income $35,335
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.04% 0.34%
Households 0.07% 0.35%
Families -0.17% 0.25%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.


Safety Harbor, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Safety 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 # 204 78th
Population Density1 # 200 78th
Diversity Index2 # 627 32nd
Median Household Income # 187 80th
Per Capita Income # 155 83rd

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