The The Villages Census Designated Place had a population of 74,139 as of July 1, 2016. The Villages 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 The Villages is located at latitude 28.899 and longitude -81.9937 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the The Villages Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.84 sq. miles and a water area of 1.28 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.
While the primary coordinates for The Villages Census Designated Place are located in Sumter County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Marion County, and Lake County.
The The Villages Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402925) 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 The Villages Census Designated Place is located within Wildwood CCD of Sumter County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with The Villages population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for The Villages: Orange Blossom Gardens, The Villages at Spanish Springs.
|Population in Households||73,988|
|Population in Familes||60,415|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||151|
|Average Household Size||1.88|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||49,853 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||35,856 (71.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,562 ( 7.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||10,435 (20.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$236,527|
|Average Home Value||$276,931|
|Median Household Income||$51,557|
|Average Household Income||$64,950|
|Per Capita Income||$33,950|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.32%|
|Per Capita Income||1.37%|
The table below compares The Villages 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.
|Total Population||# 40||96th|
|Population Density1||# 317||66th|
|Diversity Index2||# 757||18th|
|Median Household Income||# 325||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 220||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.