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Brooksville, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Brooksville had a population of 7,984 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Brooksville is located at latitude 28.5166 and longitude -82.4047 in Hernando County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brooksville (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Hernando County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 207 feet.

The City of Brooksville (GNIS ID: 2403936) 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 Brooksville is located within Brooksville CCD of Hernando County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brooksville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 7,984
Population in Households 7,580
Population in Familes 5,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 404
Population Density2 721
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $34,438
Average Household Income $48,613
Per Capita Income $23,142


Total Housing Units 4,485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,097 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,502 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 886 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $68,127
Average Home Value $130,234


Total Households 3,599
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 1,981
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 0.37% 0.92%
Households 0.29% 0.86%
Families 0.3% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Brooksville, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooksville 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 # 366 60th
Population Density # 652 29th
Diversity Index # 447 51st
Median Household Income # 809 12th
Per Capita Income # 607 34th

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