Citrus County Information

Citrus in Florida occupies 773 square miles and has a 2006 population of 138,143, a change from a 2000 population of 118,085 and 93,513 in 1990. 10.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 9.4% percent is 25-35, and 10.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 390 acts of violent crime reported in Citrus in 2004, a change from 329 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,039 people: 3.8% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.7%.

Read more about Citrus, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyCitrus 
StateFlorida 
Land Area773 sq. milesRanked 1,228 of 3,140
Population 2006138,143Ranked 432 of 3,140
Population 2005134,054 
Population 2000118,085Ranked 457 of 3,140
Population 199093,513Ranked 494 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion94.9% 
African American2.8% 
Asian American1.1% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 53.6% 
Population 5 to 149.5% 
Population 15 to 2410.4% 
Population 25 to 349.4% 
Population 35 to 4410.7% 
Population 45 to 5412.4% 
Population 55 to 6413.4% 
Population 65 to 7415.2% 
Population 75 and up15.4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes390329
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes28 
Robberies22 
Aggravated Assaults338 
Total Property Crimes2,4962,366
Burglaries607 
Larceny Thefts1,710 
Motor Vehicle Thefts179 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population54,33943,743
Unemployed Population2,0392,044
Unemployment Rate3.8%4.7%

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