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Sun City Center, Florida - Basic Facts

The Sun City Center CDP(1) had a population of 35,962 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Sun City Center is located at latitude 27.7181 and longitude -82.3518 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the Sun City Center Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 15.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.85 sq. miles.

The Sun City Center Census Designated Place 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 Sun City Center Census Designated Place is located within Ruskin CCD of Hillsborough County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Sun City Center, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 35,962 (100%)
Population in Households 34,428 (95.7%)
Population in Families 25,022 (69.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,534 ( 4.3%)
Population Density 2,282
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $61,482
Average Household Income $88,726
% of Income for Mortgage4 28%
Per Capita Income $43,824
Wealth Index5 101
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (60.3)


Total HU (Housing Units) 19,985 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,402 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,271 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,312 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $282,752
Average Home Value $328,645
Housing Affordability Index3 86


Total Households 17,673
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 9,783
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 4.72% 0.85%
Households 3.44% 0.82%
Families   0.80%
Median Household Income   4.66%
Per Capita Income   3.85%
Owner Occupied HU   1.02%

Sun City Center, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sun City Center to the other 955 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 118 88th
Population Density # 359 63rd
Median Household Income # 465 51st
Housing Affordability Index # 447 47th
Per Capita Income # 299 69th
Diversity Index # 440 54th

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