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Bushnell, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Bushnell had a population of 3,442 as of July 1, 2016. Bushnell ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bushnell is located at latitude 28.6862 and longitude -82.1132 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bushnell (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The City of Bushnell (GNIS ID: 2403958) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bushnell is located within Bushnell-Center Hill CCD of Sumter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bushnell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bushnell, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,442
Population in Households 3,294
Population in Familes 2,654
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density1 309
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 1,454
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 970
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,145 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 695 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $90,625
Average Home Value $157,526


Median Household Income $29,266
Average Household Income $42,937
Per Capita Income $20,231
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% -0.03%
Households 0.92% 0.29%
Families 1.21% 0.21%
Median Household Income   -1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Bushnell, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bushnell to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 550 40th
Population Density1 # 779 15th
Diversity Index2 # 605 35th
Median Household Income # 866 6th
Per Capita Income # 653 29th

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