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Bushnell, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Bushnell had a population of 3,530 as of July 1, 2017. Bushnell 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 Bushnell is located at latitude 28.6862 and longitude -82.1132 in Sumter County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bushnell (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Sumter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The City of Bushnell (GNIS ID: 2403958) 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 Bushnell is located within Bushnell-Center Hill CCD of Sumter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bushnell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bushnell, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,530
Daytime Population: Workers 3,078
Daytime Population: Residents 2,325
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,403
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.53
Population in Households 3,381
Population in Familes 2,724
Population in Group Qrtrs 149
Population Density2 317
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $31,147
Average Household Income $45,581
Per Capita Income $21,414


Total Housing Units 2,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,196 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 302 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 750 (33.4%)
Median Home Value $104,339
Average Home Value $176,942


Total Households 1,498
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,002
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.53% 1.96%
Households 1.21% 2.04%
Families 1.49% 1.92%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Bushnell, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bushnell to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 546 41st
Population Density # 778 15th
Diversity Index # 591 36th
Median Household Income # 850 8th
Per Capita Income # 649 29th

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