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Pace, Florida - Basic Facts

Pace is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Pace Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Santa Rosa County at latitude 30.5994 and longitude -87.1611. Santa Rosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 59 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Pace Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 24.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 20,904
Population in Households 20,901
Population in Familes 18,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 863
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 7,721
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 5,901
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,987 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,734 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 631 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $169,572
Average Home Value $189,741


Median Household Income $56,211
Average Household Income $70,414
Per Capita Income $26,164
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.0% 1.37%
Households 1.12% 1.43%
Families 0.71% 1.34%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.


Pace, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pace 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 # 178 81st
Population Density1 # 610 34th
Diversity Index2 # 708 23rd
Median Household Income # 208 78th
Per Capita Income # 356 61st

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