Horseshoe Beach, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Horseshoe Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Horseshoe Beach had a population of 160 as of July 1, 2018. Horseshoe Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Horseshoe Beach is located at latitude 29.4389 and longitude -83.2874 in Dixie County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Horseshoe Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Dixie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Horseshoe Beach (GNIS ID: 2405866) 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 Town of Horseshoe Beach is located within Cross City South CCD of Dixie County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Horseshoe Beach: Shelton.

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Horseshoe Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 160
Population in Households 159
Population in Familes 130
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 352
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,580
Average Household Income $57,918
Per Capita Income $26,234


Total Housing Units 378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (18.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 3.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 297 (78.6%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $225,714


Total Households 81
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.66% -0.63%
Households -0.72% -0.75%
Families 0.0% -0.75%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Horseshoe Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Horseshoe Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 894 3rd
Population Density # 764 17th
Diversity Index # 899 2nd
Median Household Income # 720 22nd
Per Capita Income # 487 47th

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