Port Richey, Florida

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Population in 2017: 2,831 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 1,381  (48.8%)
Females: 1,450  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

52.5 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 34668.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,680 (it was $27,404 in 2000)
Port Richey:

$42,680
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,452 (it was $20,711 in 2000)

Port Richey city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $204,376 (it was $85,800 in 2000)
Port Richey:

$204,376
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $182,140; detached houses: $218,010; townhouses or other attached units: $150,929; in 2-unit structures: $99,185; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $63,610; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,356; mobile homes: $61,809; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $68,192

Median gross rent in 2017: $918.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Richey: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.1%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Port Richey, FL (2010)
    • 2,37188.8%White alone
    • 1596.0%Hispanic
    • 451.7%Asian alone
    • 421.6%Two or more races
    • 371.4%Black alone
    • 140.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.07%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 126 registered sex offenders living in Port Richey, Florida as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Richey is 23 to 1.


Crime rates in Port Richey by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
1
(29.2)
1
(29.5)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(73.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.5)
1
(36.0)
2
(70.5)
1
(35.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(296.9)
12
(354.1)
5
(146.2)
10
(294.7)
7
(202.4)
14
(408.6)
2
(73.9)
8
(294.3)
5
(187.3)
5
(185.6)
4
(146.2)
1
(36.0)
2
(70.5)
7
(245.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(682.9)
20
(590.1)
10
(292.3)
15
(442.1)
10
(289.2)
7
(204.3)
7
(258.6)
15
(551.9)
20
(749.1)
14
(519.7)
8
(292.4)
3
(108.0)
10
(352.6)
7
(245.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(1,514)
58
(1,711)
59
(1,725)
82
(2,417)
43
(1,243)
29
(846.5)
15
(554.1)
45
(1,656)
26
(973.8)
22
(816.6)
24
(877.2)
14
(503.8)
11
(387.9)
18
(630.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
380
(11,283)
241
(7,111)
229
(6,694)
276
(8,134)
178
(5,147)
111
(3,240)
54
(1,995)
185
(6,806)
355
(13,296)
288
(10,690)
295
(10,782)
152
(5,470)
145
(5,113)
165
(5,779)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(445.4)
16
(472.1)
10
(292.3)
14
(412.6)
7
(202.4)
2
(58.4)
5
(184.7)
9
(331.1)
7
(262.2)
5
(185.6)
4
(146.2)
5
(179.9)
4
(141.0)
10
(350.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.0)
1
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)818.6748.9537.6728.0450.8415.4266.3613.3856.9733.5636.0329.6391.0453.9

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City-data.com crime index in Port Richey, FL

Crime rate in Port Richey detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.95
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (30.4%), Irish (11.4%), German (8.2%), English (8.1%), Italian (8.0%), Norwegian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 1,344 people per square mile   (low).

Port Richey, Florida map

232 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 2.7% North America, 1.7% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

7.9%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,318 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $902 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palm Harbor, FL (13.3 miles , pop. 59,248).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (26.3 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (772.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

New Port Richey, FL (1.3 miles ),
New Port Richey East, FL (1.5 miles ),
Jasmine Estates, FL (1.5 miles ),
Elfers, FL (2.0 miles ),
Bayonet Point, FL (2.0 miles ),
Beacon Square, FL (2.1 miles ),
River Ridge, FL (2.5 miles ),
Key Vista, FL (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 28.27 N, Longitude: 82.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,683 (+125.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 281 (21.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 727

Distribution of median household income in Port Richey, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Port Richey, FL in 2017
Port Richey satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $242,200
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $305,600
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $454,100
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $722,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $928,600
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $369,900
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $385,700
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $993,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Port Richey, FL residents
Average permit cost in Port Richey, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Port Richey, FL
Historical housing units in Port Richey, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +501 (+19.9%).
Most common industries in Port Richey, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (11.8%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Port Richey, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)

Average climate in Port Richey, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.5. This is about average.

City:

62.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.480. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.480
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.457. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.457
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.12
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00268. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00268
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Port Richey-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Port Richey city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 94 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Richey-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 278.0 miles away from Port Richey center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 336.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 354.8 miles away from Port Richey center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 387.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 458.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 330.5 miles away from Port Richey center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pasco County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Richey topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Port Richey:

  • NEW PORT RICHEY KIDNEY CENTER (7421 RIDGE ROAD)
  • HORIZON HOMECARE LLC (7421 RIDGE ROAD UNIT 1)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Port Richey:

  • MORTON PLANT NORTH BAY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL)
  • MADISON POINTE REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL)
  • HEATHER HILL HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL)
  • SUNCREST OMNI (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL)
  • SOUTHERN PINES HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL)
  • HPH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL)

Amtrak stations near Port Richey:

  • 4 miles: NEW PORT RICHIE (NEW PORT RICHEY, 5015 U.S. 19) - Bus Station
  • 11 miles: TARPON SPRINGS (2337 U.S. 19) - Bus Station
  • 16 miles: SPRING HILL (2109 COMMERCIAL WAY) - Bus Station

College/University in Port Richey:

  • American Health Institute (Full-time enrollment: 78; Location: 10138 US Highway 19; Private, for-profit; Website: americanhealth.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Richey:

  • Pasco-Hernando Community College (about 5 miles; New Port Richey, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,030)
  • Strayer University-Florida (about 23 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • Ultimate Medical Academy-Tampa (about 24 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 16,672)
  • University of South Florida-Main Campus (about 25 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 35,920)
  • St Petersburg College (about 26 miles; Clearwater, FL; FT enrollment: 21,467)
  • The University of Tampa (about 28 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,216)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 29 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)

Public high school in Port Richey:

  • DAYSPRING ACADEMY (Students: 297, Location: 8911 TIMBER OAKS AVE, Grades: KG-9, Charter school)

Private high school in Port Richey:

  • RENAISSANCE ACADEMY (Students: 120, Location: 5844 PINE HILL RD STE A, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Port Richey:

Private elementary/middle school in Port Richey:

  • BISHOP LARKIN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 263, Location: 8408 MONARCH DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Port Richey

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Richey: City of Port Richey Fire Rescue (A), Port Richey Police Department (B), Port Richey City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Millers Bayou (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Rocky Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: 3 Graces Resort (9830 Grace Drive), Comfort Inn (11810 Us Highway 19), Comfort Inn Port Richey (11810 US 19).

Birthplace of: Andrew Reed - College basketball player (East Tenn. St. Buccaneers).

Pasco County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.7%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
71 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
133 people in other group homes in 2000
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with most branches in Port Richey (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Embassy Branch at 8338 Embassy Boulevard, branch established on 1983/12/05; Ridge Road Branch at 6514 Ridge Road, branch established on 1987/07/27. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Regency Crossing Branch at 8623 Regency Park Boulevard, branch established on 2001/06/29. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • Synovus Bank: Pasco Banking Branch at 6435 Ridge Road, branch established on 1997/05/30. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Jasmine Lakes Branch at 10934 U.S. Highway 19, branch established on 1972/01/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Fidelity Bank of Florida, National Association: New Port Richey, Florida Branch at 10523 Us Highway 19, branch established on 2007/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $351.7 mil, Deposits: $279.8 mil, headquarters in Merritt Island, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Republic Bank: at 9037 U.S. Highway 19 North, branch established on 2000/10/11. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $112.9 mil, Deposits: $86.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Gulfview Square Branch at 9501 U.S. Highway 19, branch established on 1995/09/09. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Port Richey Branch at 9550 U.S. Highway 19, branch established on 1988/12/29. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Capital City Bank: Port Richey Branch at 10290 Regency Park Boulevard, branch established on 1960/07/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Port Richey:

Marital status in Port Richey, FL
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 20.2%

For population 25 years and over in Port Richey:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Port Richey
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Port Richey (Port Richey, Florida Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Port Richey, FL (based on Pasco County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,599194
Catholic41,49713
Mainline Protestant12,37636
Other2,97922
Orthodox1,3503
Black Protestant6235
None363,273-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 64
Pasco County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 49
This county:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 117
Pasco County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 219
This county:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Pasco County:

23.9%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Port Richey:

50.2%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.5%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Port Richey:

12.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Port Richey:

54.1%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Port Richey:

74.4%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Richey, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$44,132$44,1324$10,144
Other Government Administration 8$28,193$42,2908$6,096
Police - Other 6$14,511$29,0222$2,358
Firefighters 6$22,612$45,2248$3,972
Streets and Highways 5$12,184$29,2420$0
Water Supply 4$14,141$42,4231$1,769
Financial Administration 3$11,608$46,4322$3,720
Parks and Recreation 2$3,735$22,4101$1,220
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,262
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,220
Totals for Government 46$151,116$39,42228$31,761

Port Richey government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,589,000 ($561.29)
    Police Protection: $1,491,000 ($526.67)
    Water Utilities: $929,000 ($328.15)
    Sewerage: $929,000 ($328.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $534,000 ($188.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $282,000 ($99.61)
    Natural Resources - Other: $255,000 ($90.07)
    Central Staff Services: $219,000 ($77.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $153,000 ($54.04)
    Financial Administration: $150,000 ($52.98)
    Regular Highways: $145,000 ($51.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($32.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $74,000 ($26.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $262,000 ($92.55)
    Police Protection: $189,000 ($66.76)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($44.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000 ($27.20)
    Natural Resources - Other: $71,000 ($25.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000 ($8.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,152,000 ($760.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $152,000 ($53.69)

Port Richey government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,461,000 ($516.07)
    Other: $333,000 ($117.63)
    Natural Resources - Other: $121,000 ($42.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $46,000 ($16.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,810,000 ($639.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $67,000 ($23.67)
    Special Assessments: $12,000 ($4.24)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($2.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($1.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,461,000 ($516.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $279,000 ($98.55)
    Other: $107,000 ($37.80)
  • Tax - Property: $1,641,000 ($579.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $426,000 ($150.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $387,000 ($136.70)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $248,000 ($87.60)
    Other Selective Sales: $119,000 ($42.03)
    Other License: $108,000 ($38.15)

Port Richey government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,855,000 ($1714.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,490,000 ($1586.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000 ($128.93)

Port Richey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,670,000 ($1649.59)

10.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.77%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Pasco County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hillsborough County, FL  2.77% ($50,579 average AGI)
from Pinellas County, FL  1.64% ($42,907)
from Hernando County, FL  0.48% ($35,172)


7.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($180 average AGI)
Pasco County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hillsborough County, FL  1.95% ($50,280 average AGI)
to Pinellas County, FL  1.14% ($50,068)
to Hernando County, FL  0.75% ($38,396)
Businesses in Port Richey, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Long John Silver's1
ALDI1Macy's1
AT&T1Mazda1
Aeropostale1McDonald's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's1New Balance2
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Pac Sun1
Budget Car Rental1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS2Pier 1 Imports1
Charlotte Russe1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Publix Super Markets1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Dunkin Donuts2Red Lobster1
Famous Footwear1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx5Rooms To Go1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears3
Ford1Spencer Gifts1
GNC1Sprint Nextel2
GameStop2Staples1
H&R Block2Starbucks1
Havertys Furniture1Steak 'n Shake1
Hilton1Subaru1
Holiday Inn1Subway1
Hollister Co.1T-Mobile3
Home Depot1T.J.Maxx1
Honda1Taco Bell2
Hot Topic1Tire Kingdom1
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us2
Jones New York2U-Haul2
Journeys1UPS9
KFC2Vans2
Kroger1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Bryant1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
LensCrafters1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Richey:

  • WPSO (1500 AM; daytime; 0 kW; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: AKMA BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTBN (570 AM; 5 kW; PINELLAS PARK, FL; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMP (1150 AM; 10 kW; EGYPT LAKE, FL; Owner: TAMPA BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WGUL (860 AM; 5 kW; DUNEDIN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WLVU (1470 AM; 5 kW; DUNEDIN, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA BAY, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Richey:

  • WLPJ (91.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFE (88.9 FM; TARPON SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUN-FM (97.1 FM; HOLIDAY, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC)
  • WBBY (107.3 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUL-FM (106.3 FM; BEVERLY HILLS, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WYUU (92.5 FM; SAFETY HARBOR, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Richey:

  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W18DB (Channel 18; PORT RICHEY, ETC., FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • W36CO (Channel 36; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • W48AY (Channel 48; OLDSMAR, FL; Owner: AMKA BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WRMD-LP (Channel 57; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ZGS TELEVISION OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVEA-LP (Channel 61; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WARP-CA (Channel 20; TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXAX-LP (Channel 26; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
Port Richey fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Port Richey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.5mTotal length
  • $64,000Total costs
  • 269,000Total average daily traffic
  • 11,900Total average daily truck traffic
  • 466,715Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$98,4345$78,5149$166,1531$81,7904$75,055
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$95,5501$58,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$110,0702$91,10012$148,1301$14,3903$106,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$100,7900$06$199,3670$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$233,5400$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.01 , 0309.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$76,2600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$87,9300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$87,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.01 , 0309.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Richey, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Richey, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 74. The highest number of reported fires - 132 took place in 2016, and the least - 26 in 2011. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Port Richey, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.6%), and Structure Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Port Richey, FL
    • 54743.6%Outside Fires
    • 40432.2%Structure Fires
    • 26521.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 383.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Richey, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Richey, Florida:

  • Days Inn & Suites Port Richey, 10826 Us Hwy 19 N, Port Richey, Florida 34668 , Phone: (727) 869-9999, Fax: (727) 861-0941
  • Holiday Inn Express, 10619 US 19 N, Port Richey, Florida 34668 , Phone: (727) 868-1900, Fax: (727) 868-1919
  • Homewood Suite Tampa/Port Richey, 11115 Us Hwy 19, N, Port Richey, Florida 34668 , Phone: (727) 819-1000, Fax: (727) 819-1008
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 11050 Us Hwy 19, Port Richey, Florida 34668 , Phone: (727) 869-4900, Fax: (727) 869-4944
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Richey, Florida
Most common first names in Port Richey, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John50277.4 years
Joseph34778.2 years
Mary32380.5 years
William31577.9 years
Robert27974.5 years
James25075.2 years
George23078.4 years
Charles20878.4 years
Helen19382.1 years
Dorothy17879.8 years
Most common last names in Port Richey, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11477.8 years
Johnson4879.1 years
Anderson4878.1 years
Miller4777.4 years
White4477.7 years
Jones4179.6 years
Davis3877.5 years
Brown3781.0 years
Williams3372.0 years
Clark2981.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Richey, FL
  • 96.1%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Richey, FL
  • 93.4%Electricity
  • 5.4%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Port Richey compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Port Richey on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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