Harlem, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Harlem, Florida - Basic Facts

The Harlem Census Designated Place had a population of 2,799 as of July 1, 2018. Harlem 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 Harlem is located at latitude 26.7324 and longitude -80.9518 in Hendry County. The formal boundaries for the Harlem Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hendry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Harlem Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402567) 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 Harlem Census Designated Place is located within Clewiston CCD of Hendry County.

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


Total Population 2,799
Population in Households 2,799
Population in Familes 2,411
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,634
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $20,796
Average Household Income $32,806
Per Capita Income $10,782


Total Housing Units 1,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $80,192
Average Home Value $85,634


Total Households 917
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 663
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.63% 0.91%
Households 0.49% 0.82%
Families 0.41% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Harlem, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harlem 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 # 597 35th
Population Density # 297 68th
Diversity Index # 819 11th
Median Household Income # 915 1st
Per Capita Income # 914 1st

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