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Howie In The Hills, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Howey-in-the-Hills had a population of 1,340 as of July 1, 2020. Howie In The Hills ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Howie In The Hills is located at latitude 28.7169 and longitude -81.7734 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Howey-in-the-Hills encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 121 feet.

The Town of Howey-in-the-Hills (GNIS ID: 2405870) 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 Town of Howey-in-the-Hills is located within Howey-in-the-Hills-Okahumpka CCD of Lake County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Howie In The Hills: Howey, Howey in the Hills, Howey-In-The-Hills, Howey-in-the-Hills.


Howie In The Hills, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,340 (100%)
Population in Households 1,340 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,113 (83.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 424
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $66,157
Average Household Income $98,096
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $40,960
Wealth Index5 155


Total HU (Housing Units) 659 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $258,929
Average Home Value $306,431
Housing Affordability Index3 159


Total Households 584
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 422
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.69% 2.21%
Households 1.65% 2.16%
Families 1.98% 2.09%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
Owner Occupied HU   2.15%


Howie In The Hills, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Howie In The Hills to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 720 22nd
Population Density # 748 19th
Median Household Income # 268 71st
Housing Affordability Index # 479 52nd
Per Capita Income # 206 78th
Diversity Index # 670 27th

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