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Century, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Century had a population of 1,856 as of July 1, 2017. Century 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 Century is located at latitude 30.9773 and longitude -87.2647 in Escambia County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Century (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Escambia County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 89 feet.

The Town of Century (GNIS ID: 2406251) 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 Century is located within Century CCD of Escambia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Century 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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Century, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,856
Daytime Population: Workers 508
Daytime Population: Residents 1,321
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,829
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 1,771
Population in Familes 1,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density2 574
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $26,317
Average Household Income $36,710
Per Capita Income $15,526


Total Housing Units 822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 440 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $69,444
Average Home Value $102,438


Total Households 699
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.23% 1.12%
Households 1.14% 1.06%
Families 1.34% 1.07%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

Century, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Century 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 # 669 27th
Population Density # 691 25th
Diversity Index # 327 65th
Median Household Income # 899 2nd
Per Capita Income # 843 8th

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