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Whitfield, Florida - Basic Facts

The Whitfield Census Designated Place had a population of 2,968 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Whitfield is located at latitude 27.4117 and longitude -82.5659 in Manatee County. The formal boundaries for the Whitfield Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Manatee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Whitfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403025) 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 Whitfield Census Designated Place is located within Bradenton CCD of Manatee County.


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Whitfield, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Whitfield, FL Housing Affordability Index is 130
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Whitfield, FL Wealth Index is 103
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,968 (100%)
Population in Households 2,962 (99.8%)
Population in Families 2,275 (76.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 2,152
Diversity Index2 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,794
Average Household Income $81,646
Per Capita Income $33,998
Wealth Index4 103

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,067 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $249,741
Housing Affordability Index3 130
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,307
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 835
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.32% 1.29%
Households 0.52% 1.31%
Families 0.48% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Whitfield, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitfield to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 584 37th
Population Density # 379 59th
Diversity Index # 446 52nd
Median Household Income # 257 72nd
Per Capita Income # 285 69th

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