Plantation, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Plantation, Florida - Basic Facts

The Plantation Census Designated Place had a population of 5,622 as of July 1, 2018. Plantation ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Plantation is located at latitude 27.0681 and longitude -82.3729 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the Plantation Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Plantation Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403427) 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 Plantation Census Designated Place is located within Interior County CCD of Sarasota County.

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


Total Population 5,622
Population in Households 5,616
Population in Familes 4,547
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 2,563
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $64,238
Average Household Income $84,370
Per Capita Income $44,406


Total Housing Units 4,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,802 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 ( 4.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,075 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $278,099
Average Home Value $296,387


Total Households 2,962
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 2,057
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 1.63% 1.51%
Households 1.51% 1.47%
Families 1.25% 1.36%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Plantation, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plantation 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 # 444 52nd
Population Density # 309 66th
Diversity Index # 905 2nd
Median Household Income # 208 77th
Per Capita Income # 132 86th

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