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Trenton, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Trenton had a population of 2,156 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Trenton is located at latitude 29.6094 and longitude -82.8147 in Gilchrist County. The formal boundaries for the City of Trenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gilchrist County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The City of Trenton (GNIS ID: 2405604) 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 Trenton is located within Trenton CCD of Gilchrist County.

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


Total Population 2,156
Daytime Population: Workers 1,782
Daytime Population: Residents 1,378
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,160
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.47
Population in Households 2,048
Population in Familes 1,686
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density2 630
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $32,046
Average Household Income $49,337
Per Capita Income $19,024


Total Housing Units 850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 432 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 301 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $81,667
Average Home Value $120,843


Total Households 733
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 528
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 1.05% 1.17%
Households 1.12% 1.2%
Families 1.21% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Trenton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton 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 # 646 30th
Population Density # 673 27th
Diversity Index # 498 46th
Median Household Income # 828 10th
Per Capita Income # 734 20th

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