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The City of Port Richey had a population of 3,020 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Port Richey is located at latitude 28.2717 and longitude -82.7195 in Pasco County. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Richey encompass a land area of 2.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Pasco County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Port Richey 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 City of Port Richey is located within New Port Richey CCD of Pasco County.


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Port Richey, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,020 (100%)
Population in Households 2,939 (97.3%)
Population in Families 1,966 (65.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 81 ( 2.7%)
Population Density 1,360
Diversity Index2 37
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,207
Average Household Income $79,221
% of Income for Mortgage4 21%
Per Capita Income $37,283
Wealth Index5 99
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 2,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 933 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 513 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 561 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $227,655
Average Home Value $322,776
Housing Affordability Index3 127
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,446
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 752
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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.08% 1.13%
Households 1.16% 1.15%
Families 1.03% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
Owner Occupied HU   0.59%

Port Richey, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Richey to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 586 36th
Population Density # 527 43rd
Median Household Income # 653 29th
Housing Affordability Index # 352 38th
Per Capita Income # 275 70th
Diversity Index # 597 35th

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