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Citrus County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2014: 139,377 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 118,085 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 27,967
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 24,133
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 45,047
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,204 (it was 7,587 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

33%

Land area: 584 sq. mi.

Water area: 189.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 239 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Citrus County: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.5%), Educational, health and social services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Citrus County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.7%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  54.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 67,459  (48.4%)
Females: 71,918  (51.6%)
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Citrus County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Citrus County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,015 ($31,001 in 1999)

This county:

$40015
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $623 (lower quartile is $495, upper quartile is $830)
This county:

$623
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $107,500 (it was $71,100 in 2000)
Citrus:

$107,500
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,100 - $182,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $168,648
Here:

$168,648
State:

$243,181

Townhouses or other attached units: $112,761
Here:

$112,761
State:

$161,350

In 2-unit structures: $161,295
Here:

$161,295
State:

$161,056

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,051
Here:

$139,051
State:

$143,318

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,202
Here:

$123,202
State:

$215,295

Mobile homes: $55,541
Here:

$55,541
State:

$58,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,798
Here:

$7,798
State:

$50,225
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $975
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $308

Institutionalized population: 1,896

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 6
  • Rapes: 23
  • Robberies: 20
  • Assaults: 276
  • Burglaries: 506
  • Thefts: 1536
  • Auto thefts: 120

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 28
  • Robberies: 15
  • Assaults: 302
  • Burglaries: 546
  • Thefts: 1434
  • Auto thefts: 159
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Health of residents in Citrus County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
72.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
60.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
98.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
60.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 192 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 157 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1176 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 2001: 1201 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2002: 1271 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2003: 1850 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2004: 2527 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2007: 933 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2008: 750 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2009: 480 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2010: 187 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2011: 142 buildings, average cost: $221,900
  • 2012: 171 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2013: 201 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2014: 233 buildings, average cost: $29,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $870 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $921 (0.9%)

Citrus County household income distribution in 2009 Citrus County home values distribution Citrus County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.8% for American Indian residents, 11.4% for other race residents, 31.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
Citrus County:

16.8%
Florida:

17.0%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Black residents, 27.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.4% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 55 years old
(Males: 53 years old, Females: 57 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 57 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 58 years old, Asian residents: 49 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37 years old, Other race residents: 73 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Citrus County is $461 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $511 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $741 a month.

Cities in this county include: Homosassa Springs, Beverly Hills, Hernando, Inverness, Sugarmill Woods, Inverness Highlands South, Pine Ridge, Lecanto, Floral City, Citrus Springs.

Citrus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
34428Crystal River617----
34429Crystal River100----
34433Dunnellon520----
34434Dunnellon50----
34436Floral City10----
34442Hernando60----
34446Homosassa1118----
34448Homosassa60----
34450Inverness147----
34452Inverness838----
34453Inverness714----
34461Lecanto40----
34465Beverly Hills90----

2012 air pollution in Citrus County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Citrus County: Okahumpka Plaza (A), Camp Universe (B), Camp Wildwood (C), Williams Island Country Club (D), Wildflower Country Club (E), Coleman Federal Correctional Complex (F), Coleman Landing (G), Wilson Corners (H), Wildwood Camp (I), East Tower Camp (J), Cow Camp (K), Flag Ford (L), Carlson Landing (M), Sumter County Public Library (N), Sumter Electric Cooperative Substation (O), Sumter County Fire and Rescue Station 34 Royal Fire District (P), City of Wildwood Storm Shelter (Q), Sumter County Fire and Rescue Station 33 Coleman Fire District (R), City of Wildwood Community Center (S), The Villages High School Stadium (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Wildwood Shopping Center (1), Southgate Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Citrus County include: Pleasant Hill Church (A), Covenant Holiness Church (B), Linden United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Linden Church of God (E), Gant Lake Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church of Rutland (G), Church of the Nazarene (H), Faith Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wild Cow Cemetery (1), Matchett Cemetery (2), Nichols Cemetery (3), Linden Cemetery (4), Pine Level Cemetery (5), Bay Hill Cemetery (6), Tema Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lake Panasoffkee (A), Akins Pond (B), North Lake Okahumpka (C), Lake Miona (D), Annie Marsh Pond (E), Lake Annie (F), Silver Lake (G), Baptizing Hole (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rutland Creek (A), Little Jones Creek (B), Big Jones Creek (C), Spring Run (D), Cross Creek (E), Shady Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Citrus County include: Dade Battlefield Historic State Park (1), Richloam Wildlife Management Area (2), Green Swamp Wildlife Management Area (3), Richloam Wildlife Management Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Calhoun County, Texas , Calhoun County, Texas , DeWitt County, Texas , Galveston County, Texas , Maverick County, Texas , Refugio County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,722
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,742 (67% naturalized citizens)

Citrus County:

4.9%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 425
  • 1990 to 1994: 555
  • 1985 to 1989: 315
  • 1980 to 1984: 281
  • 1975 to 1979: 331
  • 1970 to 1974: 300
  • 1970 to 1974: 544
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,991

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.7%

Citrus County marital status for males Citrus County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 39,360
  • One, attached: 1,954
  • Two: 873
  • 3 or 4: 811
  • 5 to 9: 957
  • 10 to 19: 558
  • 20 or more: 343
  • Mobile homes: 17,212
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 136

Housing units in Citrus County with a mortgage: 16,981 (1,597 second mortgage, 1,701 home equity loan, 40 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 15,354

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Citrus County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,465100
Catholic13,6126
Mainline Protestant6,56915
Other1,88310
Black Protestant4414
Orthodox2462
None98,020-
Citrus County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Citrus County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Citrus County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 86
This county:

6.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Citrus County:

11.3%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Citrus County:

26.2%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Citrus County:

Average size of farms: 109 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,293
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1161.45
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.66%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 28.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,614
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.58%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,773
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.82%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.58
Vegetables: 117 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 388 acres

Tornado activity:

Citrus County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 5890023.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 fatalities and 30 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/2/2007, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 8 people and injured 25 people and caused $114 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Citrus County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 313.9 miles away from Citrus County 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 326.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 309.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 344.3 miles away from the county 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 285.7 miles away from Citrus County center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 319.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • FloridaTropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3288): August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • FloridaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3220): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1561): September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1561, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1551): September 16, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1551, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Frances, Incident Period: September 3, 2004 to October 8, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1545): September 4, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1545, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1539): August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • FloridaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 2003 to August 22, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1481): July 29, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1481, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • FloridaWithlacootchee District Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 19, 2000, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • FloridaFlorida Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: May 25, 1998 to July 22, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1223): June 18, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1223, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • FloridaTornadoes, Incident Period: December 25, 1997 to April 24, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1195): January 6, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1195, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Citrus County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (16%)
  • Canada (14%)
  • United Kingdom (13%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Italy (4%)
  • India (3%)
  • Cuba (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Citrus County (%):

  • German (17%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • United States or American (11%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Citrus County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 30,691 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 4,913 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 83 (0%)
  • Taxi: 23 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 118 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 93 (0%)
  • Walked: 528 (1%)
  • Other means: 288 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,175 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Citrus County, Florida in 2000:

  • 1,215 people in nursing homes
  • 268 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 238 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 128 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 94 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 64 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 53 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 45 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 31 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 8 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 4 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Citrus County, Florida in 2010:

  • 1,045 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 521 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 173 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 117 people in college/university student housing
  • 95 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 79 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 56 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 53 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,924.

6.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Florida average:

7.97%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($197 average AGI)
Citrus County:

0.03%
Florida average:

0.11%

3.15% relocated from other counties in Florida ($15,479 average AGI)
3.26% relocated from other states ($21,584 average AGI)
Citrus County:

3.26%
Florida average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, FL  0.58% ($27,013 average AGI)
from Hernando County, FL  0.30% ($30,213)
from Pinellas County, FL  0.27% ($34,597)
from Pasco County, FL  0.21% ($28,945)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.21% ($31,111)
from Sumter County, FL  0.15% ($33,179)
from Lake County, FL  0.11% ($31,644)


6.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Florida average:

7.17%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($138 average AGI)
Citrus County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.12%

3.68% relocated to other counties in Florida ($18,017 average AGI)
2.73% relocated to other states ($14,321 average AGI)
Citrus County:

2.73%
Florida average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, FL  0.67% ($29,017 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.37% ($21,592)
to Hernando County, FL  0.35% ($31,315)
to Pinellas County, FL  0.25% ($32,062)
to Pasco County, FL  0.20% ($42,402)
to Orange County, FL  0.18% ($28,839)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.14% ($26,507)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.6

Births per 1000 population in Citrus County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 16.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Citrus County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Citrus County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Citrus County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Citrus County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 43,974 (38,369 aged, 5,605 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,590 (15%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Citrus County, Florida in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3115)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2998)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2510)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2369)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1760)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1312)
  • Unspecified dementia (1218)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (780)
  • Congestive heart failure (756)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (657)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.53
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13212.74
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 229.180
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51151.65

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 714.450
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1562.100
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2.98

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23.67
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46.14

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.93

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 38.3. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 216.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 143.2
  • Poisoning - 45.1
  • Other - 28.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 138,985
  • In family households: 112,221 (31,049 male householders, 10,319 female householders)
    33,074 spouses, 27,043 children (24,257 natural, 883 adopted, 1,903 stepchildren), 2,975 grandchildren, 940 brothers or sisters, 1,260 parents, 1,217 other relatives, 3,432 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 26,764 (9,826 male householders (7,534 living alone)), 12,110 female householders (10,375 living alone)), 4,828 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,251 (1,896 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 25,744 2-persons, 7,262 3-persons, 4,892 4-persons, 2,192 5-persons, 820 6-persons, 458 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 17,909 1-person, 3,526 2-persons, 334 3-persons, 103 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

12,730 married couples with children.
5,187 single-parent households (1,357 men, 3,830 women).

93.4% of residents of Citrus County speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $886,871,000 ($6798 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $40,261,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $568,359,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $258,904,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $270,000
Federal grants: $41,897,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,694,000 ($415,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,747,000 ($183,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,329,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $37,245,000
Federal Government insurance: $823,068,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,576
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 11,110
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +358
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +22,683
Here:

+169 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Citrus County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.97 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 271
  • 2000 to 2004: 18,603
  • 1990 to 1999: 15,468
  • 1980 to 1989: 21,149
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,792
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,278
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,080
  • 1940 to 1949: 769
  • 1939 or earlier: 881
Rooms in houses/apartments in Citrus County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 47
  • 2 rooms: 461
  • 3 rooms: 1,874
  • 4 rooms: 7,876
  • 5 rooms: 14,021
  • 6 rooms: 11,489
  • 7 rooms: 5,730
  • 8 rooms: 2,291
  • 9+ rooms: 1,258
  • 1 room: 106
  • 2 rooms: 446
  • 3 rooms: 1,045
  • 4 rooms: 2,810
  • 5 rooms: 1,964
  • 6 rooms: 784
  • 7 rooms: 250
  • 8 rooms: 129
  • 9+ rooms: 53
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Citrus County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 64
  • 1 bedroom: 1,574
  • 2 bedrooms: 19,717
  • 3 bedrooms: 20,766
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,632
  • 5+ bedrooms: 294
  • no bedroom: 142
  • 1 bedroom: 1,242
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,268
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,738
  • 4 bedrooms: 149
  • 5+ bedrooms: 48
Cars and other vehicles available in Citrus County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,788
  • 1 vehicle: 19,277
  • 2 vehicles: 18,357
  • 3 vehicles: 4,468
  • 4 vehicles: 931
  • 5+ vehicles: 226
  • no vehicle: 929
  • 1 vehicle: 3,989
  • 2 vehicles: 2,223
  • 3 vehicles: 386
  • 4 vehicles: 60
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

54% of Citrus County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in Florida.

Citrus County:

54.0%
State average:

51.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29668
  • Northeast: 37855
  • Midwest: 24622
  • South: 16390
  • West: 2335

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Citrus County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (88.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.6%)
  • Utility gas (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Electricity (86.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.1%)
  • Utility gas (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 728
Here:

7.1%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 213
Here:

4.4%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 391
Here:

16.3%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Citrus County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $19,804,000
    General - Other: $8,059,000
    Water Utilities: $3,680,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,100,000
    Sewerage: $1,577,000
    Air Transportation: $1,062,000
    Health - Other: $269,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,395,000
    General - Other: $13,535,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,127,000
    Regular Highways: $8,962,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,456,000
    Financial Administration: $8,315,000
    Health - Other: $6,880,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,834,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,500,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,561,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,011,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,753,000
    Water Utilities: $2,457,000
    Libraries: $2,264,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,739,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,676,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,590,000
    Sewerage: $594,000
    Air Transportation: $160,000
    Housing and Community Development: $154,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,524,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,823,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,484,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,159,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,073,000
    Local Fire Protection: $826,000
    Financial Administration: $674,000
    Libraries: $547,000
    General - Other: $384,000
    Central Staff Services: $282,000
    Health - Other: $192,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Transit Utilities: $81,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,322,000

Citrus County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $14,579,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,890,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,667,000
    Sewerage: $2,197,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,226,000
    Sewerage: $760,000
    General Local Government Support: $101,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,102,000
    All Other: $682,000
    Sewerage: $58,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $26,353,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,157,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,599,000
    Special Assessments: $1,570,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $154,000
    Rents: $65,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,539,000
    Transit Utilities: $44,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,544,000
    All Other: $4,105,000
    Highways: $2,406,000
    Sewerage: $574,000
  • Tax - Property: $58,253,000
    Other License: $15,548,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $3,630,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,513,000
    Other Selective Sales: $544,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $266,000
    Public Utility License: $9,000

Citrus County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $332,339,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $326,259,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,263,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,516,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,957,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,080,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,210,000

Citrus County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,002,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $333,128,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,234
  • Number of aged recipients: 235
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,999
  • Number of recipients under 18: 319
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,482
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 433
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 853
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 967
Citrus County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Citrus County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Citrus County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John85777.1 years
William76376.4 years
Robert76074.1 years
Mary63081.5 years
James59475.1 years
Charles45977.0 years
Joseph41679.1 years
George37578.4 years
Dorothy34380.7 years
Richard33572.2 years
Most common last names in Citrus County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith28276.1 years
Johnson16177.6 years
Miller14478.8 years
Brown12378.5 years
Jones11379.4 years
Williams10276.6 years
Davis9777.6 years
Taylor7676.5 years
Anderson7377.8 years
White7277.8 years
Businesses in Citrus County, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2LA Fitness1
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware3Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts3Little Caesars Pizza1
Ann Taylor2Long John Silver's1
Apple Store1Lowe's1
Applebee's3Marriott1
Arby's1Marshalls1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets12
Banana Republic1McDonald's2
Barnes & Noble1New Balance3
Baskin-Robbins1Nike6
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Nordstrom1
Brooks Brothers1Office Depot1
Burger King5OfficeMax2
CVS5Olive Garden1
Cache1Outback1
Chevrolet2Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza2
Coldwater Creek1Payless2
Curves3Penske1
DHL2Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Pottery Barn1
Days Inn1Publix Super Markets6
Decora Cabinetry2Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza2RadioShack3
Dunkin Donuts4Ruby Tuesday2
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1Saks Fifth Avenue1
FedEx29Sears3
Ford1Soma Intimates1
GNC2Sprint Nextel3
GameStop1Starbucks1
Gap1Subway10
Goodwill2T-Mobile4
H&R Block5T.J.Maxx1
Haagen-Dazs1Taco Bell2
Hardee's1Talbots2
Haworth1Tire Kingdom2
Holiday Inn2Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul26
Honda1UPS33
J.Crew1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Walgreens8
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart2
Jones New York2Whole Foods Market1
KFC2YMCA1
Kmart2Z Gallerie1

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