Plantation, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Plantation, Florida - Basic Facts

The Plantation Census Designated Place had a population of 5,264 as of July 1, 2017. Plantation ranks in 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 Plantation is located at latitude 27.0724 and longitude -82.3715 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the Plantation Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Plantation Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403427) 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 Plantation Census Designated Place is located within Interior County CCD of Sarasota County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plantation population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Plantation, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,264
Daytime Population: Workers 367
Daytime Population: Residents 4,159
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,526
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 5,258
Population in Familes 4,268
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 2,400
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $59,702
Average Household Income $78,517
Per Capita Income $41,544


Total Housing Units 3,815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,594 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 193 ( 5.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,028 (26.9%)
Median Home Value $264,070
Average Home Value $286,960


Total Households 2,787
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 1,932
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.94% 1.17%
Households 0.87% 1.12%
Families 0.56% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Plantation, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plantation to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 462 50th
Population Density # 333 64th
Diversity Index # 904 2nd
Median Household Income # 229 75th
Per Capita Income # 146 84th

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