Sumter County Information

Sumter in Florida occupies 580 square miles and has a 2006 population of 68,768, a change from a 2000 population of 53,345 and 31,577 in 1990. 11.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.4% percent is 25-35, and 13.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 304 acts of violent crime reported in Sumter in 2004, a change from 273 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 788 people: 2.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.3%.

Read more about Sumter, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountySumter 
StateFlorida 
Land Area580 sq. milesRanked 1,827 of 3,140
Population 200668,768Ranked 754 of 3,140
Population 200563,908 
Population 200053,345Ranked 876 of 3,140
Population 199031,577Ranked 1,228 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion85.1% 
African American12.9% 
Asian American.6% 
Native American.5% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 54% 
Population 5 to 149.1% 
Population 15 to 2411.2% 
Population 25 to 3414.4% 
Population 35 to 4413.5% 
Population 45 to 5411.8% 
Population 55 to 6412.5% 
Population 65 to 7414.1% 
Population 75 and up9.4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes304273
Murders / Manslaughters3 
Forcible Rapes33 
Robberies22 
Aggravated Assaults246 
Total Property Crimes1,1291,041
Burglaries297 
Larceny Thefts745 
Motor Vehicle Thefts87 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population29,15216,926
Unemployed Population788728
Unemployment Rate2.7%4.3%

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