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Sun City Center, Florida - Basic Facts

The Sun City Center Census Designated Place had a population of 24,900 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sun City Center is located at latitude 27.7144 and longitude -82.3558 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the Sun City Center Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.85 sq. miles. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Sun City Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 1853255) 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.

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


Total Population 24,900
Daytime Population: Workers 7,947
Daytime Population: Residents 20,416
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,363
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 24,477
Population in Familes 17,147
Population in Group Qrtrs 423
Population Density2 1,581
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $45,764
Average Household Income $62,949
Per Capita Income $35,731


Total Housing Units 16,665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,328 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,913 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,424 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $155,201
Average Home Value $175,461


Total Households 14,241
Average Household Size 1.72
Family Households 7,758
Average Family Size 2
  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 3.61% 2.5%
Households 2.88% 2.18%
Families 3.39% 2.31%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

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

The table below compares Sun City Center 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 # 155 83rd
Population Density # 469 49th
Diversity Index # 635 31st
Median Household Income # 499 46th
Per Capita Income # 220 76th

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