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Bushnell, Florida - Basic Facts

Bushnell is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Bushnell.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sumter County at latitude 28.665 and longitude -82.1129. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bushnell (see map) encompass a land area of 11.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,622
Population in Households 2,495
Population in Familes 2,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density1 1,122
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 1,010
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 669
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 717 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 293 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $130,422
Average Home Value $170,021


Median Household Income $30,007
Average Household Income $45,276
Per Capita Income $18,770
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.92% 5.13%
Households 2.19% 5.56%
Families 2.92% 5.44%
Median Household Income   4.34%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
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 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 # 595 35th
Population Density1 # 549 40th
Diversity Index2 # 463 50th
Median Household Income # 833 10th
Per Capita Income # 656 29th

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