Safety Harbor, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Safety Harbor, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Safety Harbor had a population of 17,265 as of July 1, 2018. Safety Harbor ranks in the upper 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 Safety Harbor is located at latitude 28.0066 and longitude -82.6979 in Pinellas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Safety Harbor (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Safety Harbor (GNIS ID: 2405388) 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 Safety Harbor is located within Clearwater CCD of Pinellas County.

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Safety Harbor, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,265
Population in Households 17,101
Population in Familes 13,391
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density2 3,512
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $63,901
Average Household Income $90,057
Per Capita Income $39,435


Total Housing Units 8,147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,771 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,618 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 758 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $258,373
Average Home Value $298,488


Total Households 7,389
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 4,659
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.32% 0.53%
Households 0.17% 0.45%
Families -0.06% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Safety Harbor, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Safety Harbor 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 # 215 77th
Population Density # 209 77th
Diversity Index # 621 32nd
Median Household Income # 211 77th
Per Capita Income # 186 80th

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