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Encyclopedia > Citrus County, Florida
Citrus County, Florida
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Map of Florida highlighting Citrus County
Location in the state of Florida
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Florida's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 2 June 1887
Seat Inverness
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,002 km² (773 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
490 km² (189 mi²), 24.49%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

118,085
78/km² 
Website: www.bocc.citrus.fl.us

Citrus County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population was 118,085. The U.S. Census Bureau 2006 estimate for the county is 138,143 [1]. Its county seat is Inverness, Florida6. More than 90% of the population of Citrus County live outside the two incorporated cities of Inverness and Crystal River. Image File history File links Citrus_County_Fl_Seal. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_FL.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Florida ... June 2 is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Inverness is a city located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Inverness is a city located in Citrus County, Florida. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Crystal River is a city in Citrus County, Florida, United States. ...

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History

Citrus County was created in 1887. The Citrus County area was formally part of a Hernando County. It was named for the county's citrus trees. Citrus production declined dramatically after the "Big Freeze" of 1894-1895. Today, citrus is grown on one large grove, Bellamy Grove. Additionally, some people do have trees on their personal property. 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ...


Phosphate mining also played a major part in the history of the County until the end of WWII in which phosphate mining was largely moved overseas. The first newspaper of Citrus County was called the Phosphate Times.


In the 1980's Citrus County began to develop and housing developments such as Beverly Hills started to dominate the county.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,002 km² (773 mi²). 1,512 km² (584 mi²) of it is land and 490 km² (189 mi²) of it (24.49%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 118,085 people, 62,204 households, and 25,350 families residing in the county. The population density was 3,051.2 persons per square mile (1,177.3/km²). There were 9,359 housing units at an average density of 1,365.1 houses per square mile (526.8/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.0% White, 2.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 62,204 households out of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 20.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.3% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.60. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 17.2% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 19.1% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 32.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52.6 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $44,508, and the median income for a family was $56,809. Males had a median income of $38,384 versus $32,107 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,515. About 5.4% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Adjacent Counties

Levy County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Marion County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Sumter County is a county located in the state of Florida, United States. ... Hernando County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ...

Cities and towns

Incorporated

Crystal River is a city in Citrus County, Florida, United States. ... Inverness is a city located in Citrus County, Florida. ...

Unincorporated

Beverly Hills is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Black Diamond is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Citrus Hills is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Citrus Springs is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Floral City is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Hernando is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Homosassa Springs is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Homosassa is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Inverness Highlands North is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Inverness Highlands South is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Lecanto is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Meadowcrest is a community in Citrus County, Florida, United States. ... Pine Ridge is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Sugarmill Woods is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ...

Politics

Citrus County leans slightly Republican in national, state and local races, electing a mix of some local Conservative Democrats and Republicans, while generally voting Republican in presidential elections. In American politics, Conservative Democrat is a term referring to a member of the Democratic Party who holds some conservative political views. ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ...

Presidential elections results
Year Republican Democratic Other
2004 56.9% 42.1% 1.0%
2000 52.1% 44.6% 3.3%
1996 40.6% 44.4% 15.0%
1992 36.7% 35.6% 27.9%
1988 63.0% 36.4% 0.7%

The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... This article does not adequately cite its references. ... In a two-party system a third party is a party other than the two dominant ones. ... Presidential election results map. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... The election was held on November 8, 1988. ...

Government links/Constitutional offices

Special districts

Judicial branch

Hernando County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Florida, United States. ... Marion County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Sumter County is a county located in the state of Florida, United States. ...

Tourism links

The largest tourism attraction to Citrus County would be that it is the only place in the United States where one can legally interact and swim with the West Indian Manatee. This threatened species makes Citrus County's spring fed rivers it's wintering home. According to the US Fish & Wildlife Services' Aerial Manatee Surveys as many as 400 of these playful creatures can be found in Citrus County at one time.




Cities and communities of Citrus County, Florida
County seat Inverness
Incorporated places Crystal River | Inverness
Unincorporated places Beverly Hills | Black Diamond | Citrus Hills | Citrus Springs | Floral City | Hernando | Homosassa | Homosassa Springs | Inverness Highlands North | Inverness Highlands South | Lecanto | Meadowcrest | Pine Ridge | Sugarmill Woods
Adjacent Counties Marion | Sumter | Hernando | Levy


Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Inverness is a city located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Image File history File links Citrus_County_Florida. ... An incorporated place, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, is a type of governmental unit incorporated under state law as a city, town (except the New England states, New York, and Wisconsin), borough (except in Alaska and New York), or village and having legally prescribed limits, powers, and... Crystal River is a city in Citrus County, Florida, United States. ... Inverness is a city located in Citrus County, Florida. ... In United States law, a region of land is unincorporated if it is not a part of any municipality. ... Beverly Hills is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Black Diamond is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Citrus Hills is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Citrus Springs is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Floral City is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Hernando is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Homosassa is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Homosassa Springs is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Inverness Highlands North is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Inverness Highlands South is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Lecanto is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... Meadowcrest is a community in Citrus County, Florida, United States. ... Pine Ridge is the name of, among others, some places in the U.S. state of Florida: Pine Ridge, Citrus County, Florida Pine Ridge, Collier County, Florida This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Sugarmill Woods is a census-designated place located in Citrus County, Florida. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Marion County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Sumter County is a county located in the state of Florida, United States. ... Hernando County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Levy County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Citrus County, Florida - definition of Citrus County, Florida in Encyclopedia (419 words)
It was named for the county's citrus trees and the citrus industry.
In the county the population is spread out with 17.20% under the age of 18, 4.60% from 18 to 24, 19.10% from 25 to 44, 26.90% from 45 to 64, and 32.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $31,001, and the median income for a family is $36,711.
Encyclopedia: Citrus County, Florida (517 words)
Citrus County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
A county seat is an administrative centre for a county.
Inverness is a city located in Citrus County, Florida.
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