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Sun City Center, Florida - Basic Facts

The Sun City Center Census Designated Place had a population of 25,955 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Sun City Center, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,955
Population in Households 25,531
Population in Familes 17,866
Population in Group Qrtrs 424
Population Density2 1,648
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $47,291
Average Household Income $65,827
Per Capita Income $36,600


Total Housing Units 17,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,104 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,506 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,427 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $171,651
Average Home Value $192,236


Total Households 14,610
Average Household Size 1.75
Family Households 8,029
Average Family Size 2
  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 3.68% 2.0%
Households 2.84% 1.77%
Families 3.41% 1.86%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

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, 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 # 147 84th
Population Density # 456 50th
Diversity Index # 609 34th
Median Household Income # 504 45th
Per Capita Income # 231 75th

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