Center Hill, Florida
|Center Hill, Florida|
|Sumter County and the state of Florida|
|• Total||1.8 sq mi (4.5 km2)|
|• Land||1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||98 ft (30 m)|
|• Density||505.6/sq mi (202.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0280236|
Center Hill is a city in Sumter County, Florida, United States. The population was 909 at the 2000 census. According to the U.S Census estimates of 2006, the city had a population of 996. The current mayor is Ralph Barry.
Center Hill is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2). 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (3.39%) is water.
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As of the census of 2000, there were 909 people, 282 households, and 212 families residing in the city. The population density was 531.8 inhabitants per square mile (205.5/km²). There were 319 housing units at an average density of 186.4 per square mile (72.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.89% White, 6.70% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.77% Pacific Islander, 9.45% from other races, and 2.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 28.90% of the population.
There were 282 households out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.63.
In the city the population was spread out with 36.2% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 117.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,830, and the median income for a family was $30,156. Males had a median income of $27,279 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,546. About 19.2% of families and 26.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.4% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.
The city "was once the 'Green Bean Capitol of the World'" and is known locally to this day for the high quality of its soil.
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- U.S. Census Bureau. "Population Estimates for All Places: 2000 to 2006". Accessed 2007-09-17.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- Florida League of Cities, Inc. "City Trivia A - E". Accessed 2007-09-16.