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Citrus County Census Data

HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES:
From 2005-2007 there were 59,000 households in Citrus County. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Families made up 68 percent of the households in Citrus County. This figure includes both married-couple families (57 percent) and other families (11 percent). Nonfamily households made up 32 percent of all households in Citrus County. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were composed of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.

The Types of Households in Citrus County, Florida in 2005-2007
Married-couple families
57%
Other families
11%
People living alone
26%
Other nonfamily households
6%
Percent of households

NATIVITY AND LANGUAGE: Six percent of the people living in Citrus County from 2005-2007 there were foreign born. Ninety-four percent was native, including 26 percent who were born in Florida.

Among people at least five years old living in Citrus County from 2005-2007, 7 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, 45 percent spoke Spanish and 55 percent spoke some other language; 32 percent reported that they did not speak English "very well."

GEOGRAPHIC MOBILITY: From 2005-2007, 84 percent of the people at least one year old living in Citrus County were living in the same residence one year earlier; 8 percent had moved during the past year from another residence in the same county, 4 percent from another county in the same state, 4 percent from another state, and less than 0.5 percent from abroad.

Geographic Mobility of Residents of Citrus County, Florida in 2005-2007
Same residence
84%
Different residence, same county
8%
Different county, same state
4%
Different state
4%
Abroad 0%
Percent of people age 1 year and over

EDUCATION: From 2005-2007, 84 percent of people 25 years and over had at least graduated from high school and 16 percent had a bachelor's degree or higher. Sixteen percent were dropouts; they were not enrolled in school and had not graduated from high school.

The total school enrollment in Citrus County was 22,000 from 2005-2007. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 1,900 and elementary or high school enrollment was 16,000 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 4,100.

The Educational Attainment of People in Citrus County, Florida in 2005-2007
Graduate or professional degree
6%
Bachelor's degree
10%
Associate's degree
8%
Some college, no degree
21%
High school diploma or equivalency
39%
Less than high school diploma
16%
Percent of people 25 years and over

DISABILITY: In Citrus County, among people at least five years old from 2005-2007, 25 percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age - from 8 percent of people 5 to 15 years old, to 19 percent of people 16 to 64 years old, and to 42 percent of those 65 and older.

INDUSTRIES: From 2005-2007, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Citrus County were Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 21 percent, and Retail trade, 14 percent.

Employment by Industry in Citrus County, Florida in 2005-2007
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining
1%
Construction
12%
Manufacturing
5%
Wholesale trade
3%
Retail trade
14%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities
5%
Information
2%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
5%
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
10%
Educational services, health care, and social assistance
21%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services
10%
Other Services (except public administration)
6%
Public administration
6%
Percent of employed people 16 years and over

OCCUPATIONS AND TYPE OF EMPLOYER: Among the most common occupations were: Sales and office occupations, 27 percent; Management, professional, and related occupations, 26 percent; Service occupations, 24 percent; Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations, 13 percent; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 10 percent. Seventy-nine percent of the people employed were Private wage and salary workers; 14 percent was Federal, state, or local government workers; and 7 percent was Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers.

TRAVEL TO WORK: Eighty-one percent of Citrus County workers drove to work alone from 2005-2007, 11 percent carpooled, less than 0.5 percent took public transportation, and 3 percent used other means. The remaining 3 percent worked at home. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 24 minutes to get to work.

INCOME: The median income of households in Citrus County was $36,100. Fifty-seven percent of the households received earnings and 33 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Fifty-one percent of the households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $16,029. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.

POVERTY AND PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS: From 2005-2007, 12 percent of people were in poverty. Nineteen percent of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 7 percent of people 65 years old and over. Eight percent of all families and 28 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.

Poverty Rates in Citrus County, Florida in 2005-2007
People age 65 and over
7%
Related children under 18 years
19%
All families
8%
Female householder families
28%
Percent below poverty level

POPULATION OF Citrus County: From 2005-2007, Citrus County had a total population of 137,000 - 71,000 (52 percent) females and 66,000 (48 percent) males. The median age was 50 years. Seventeen percent of the population was under 18 years and 30 percent was 65 years and older.

The Age Distribution of People in Citrus County, Florida in 2005-2007
65 and over
30%
45 to 64
26%
25 to 44
21%
18 to 24
6%
Under 18
17%
Percent of population

For people reporting one race alone, 95 percent was White; 3 percent was Black or African American; less than 0.5 percent was American Indian and Alaska Native; 1 percent was Asian; less than 0.5 percent was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 1 percent was Some other race. One percent reported Two or more races. Four percent of the people in Citrus County was Hispanic. Ninety-one percent of the people in Citrus County was White non-Hispanic. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS: From 2005-2007, Citrus County had a total of 73,000 housing units, 19 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 67 percent was in single-unit structures, 5 percent was in multi-unit structures, and 28 percent was mobile homes. Thirty-seven percent of the housing units were built since 1990.

The Types of Housing Units in Citrus County, Florida in 2005-2007
Single-unit structures
67%
In multi-unit structures
5%
Mobile homes
28%
Percent of housing units

OCCUPIED HOUSING UNIT CHARACTERISTICS: From 2005-2007, Citrus County had 59,000 occupied housing units - 48,000 (82 percent) owner occupied and 10,000 (18 percent) renter occupied. Five percent of the households did not have telephone service and 4 percent of the households did not have access to a car, truck, or van for private use. Multi Vehicle households were not rare. Forty-one percent had two vehicles and another 13 percent had three or more.

HOUSING COSTS: The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $990, nonmortgaged owners $295, and renters $697. Forty percent of owners with mortgages, 12 percent of owners without mortgages, and 44 percent of renters in Citrus County spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.

Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Citrus County, Florida in 2005-2007
Owners with mortgage
40%
Owners without mortgage
12%
Renters
44%
Percent paying 30 percent or more of income for housing

Social Characteristics

Estimate

Percent

U.S.

Margin of Error

Average household size

2.29

(X)

2.60

+/-0.04

Average family size

2.72

(X)

3.19

+/-0.08

Population 25 years and over

105,430

+/-313

High school graduate or higher

(X)

83.8

84.0%

(X)

Bachelor's degree or higher

(X)

16.1

27.0%

(X)

Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over)

22,056

19.4

10.4%

+/-938

Disability status (population 5 years and over)

32,285

24.9

15.1%

+/-1,525

Foreign born

7,724

5.6

12.5%

+/-864

Male, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over)

34,598

61.3

52.6%

+/-1,219

Female, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over)

35,366

57.1

48.5%

+/-1,534

Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over)

9,115

6.9

19.5%

+/-944

Household population

135,118

+/-94

Group quarters population

(X)

(X)

(X)

(X)

Economic Characteristics

Estimate

Percent

U.S.

Margin of Error

In labor force (population 16 years and over)

51,750

44.2

64.7%

+/-1,348

Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and over)

24.0

(X)

25.1

+/-0.9

Median household income (in 2007 inflation-adjusted dollars)

36,100

(X)

50,007

+/-1,248

Median family income (in 2007 inflation-adjusted dollars)

43,830

(X)

60,374

+/-1,431

Per capita income (in 2007 inflation-adjusted dollars)

21,807

(X)

26,178

+/-845

Families below poverty level

(X)

8.1

9.8%

(X)

Individuals below poverty level

(X)

12.3

13.3%

(X)

Housing Characteristics

Estimate

Percent

U.S.

Margin of Error

Total housing units

73,070

+/-57

Occupied housing units

58,905

80.6

88.4%

+/-1,150

Owner-occupied housing units

48,419

82.2

67.3%

+/-1,068

Renter-occupied housing units

10,486

17.8

32.7%

+/-1,040

Vacant housing units

14,165

19.4

11.6%

+/-1,149

Owner-occupied homes

48,419

+/-1,068

Median value (dollars)

141,100

(X)

181,800

+/-4,019

Median of selected monthly owner costs

With a mortgage (dollars)

990

(X)

1,427

+/-32

Not mortgaged (dollars)

295

(X)

402

+/-9

Demographic Estimates

Estimate

Percent

U.S.

Margin of Error

Total population

136,729

*****

Male

65,850

48.2

49.2%

+/-301

Female

70,879

51.8

50.8%

+/-301

Median age (years)

50.0

(X)

36.4

+/-0.3

Under 5 years

5,374

3.9

6.9%

+/-251

18 years and over

114,051

83.4

75.3%

+/-150

65 years and over

41,467

30.3

12.5%

+/-214

One race

134,713

98.5

97.9%

+/-454

White

127,672

93.4

74.1%

+/-536

Black or African American

3,927

2.9

12.4%

+/-371

American Indian and Alaska Native

630

0.5

0.8%

+/-341

Asian

1,713

1.3

4.3%

+/-182

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

0

0.0

0.1%

+/-174

Some other race

771

0.6

6.2%

+/-321

Two or more races

2,016

1.5

2.1%

+/-454

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

5,316

3.9

14.7%

*****



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2007 American Community Survey

Explanation of Symbols:
'***' - The median falls in the lowest interval or upper interval of an open-ended distribution. A statistical test is not appropriate.
'*****' - The estimate is controlled. A statistical test for sampling variability is not appropriate.
'N' - Data for this geographic area cannot be displayed because the number of sample cases is too small.
'(X)' - The value is not applicable or not available.
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