Crystal Springs, Florida

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Crystal Springs, Florida
CDP
Location in Pasco County and the state of Florida
Location in Pasco County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°10′51″N 82°10′7″W / 28.18083°N 82.16861°W / 28.18083; -82.16861Coordinates: 28°10′51″N 82°10′7″W / 28.18083°N 82.16861°W / 28.18083; -82.16861
Country United States
State Florida
County Pasco
Area
 • Total 5.6 sq mi (14.4 km2)
 • Land 5.6 sq mi (14.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 75 ft (23 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,175
 • Density 209.8/sq mi (81.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 33524
Area code(s) 813
FIPS code 12-15800[1]
GNIS feature ID 0281137[2]
Crystal Springs

Crystal Springs is a hydrological spring and a census-designated place (CDP) in Pasco County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,175 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Crystal Springs is located at 28°10′51″N 82°10′7″W / 28.18083°N 82.16861°W / 28.18083; -82.16861 (28.180879, -82.168690)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.6 square miles (15 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,175 people, 427 households, and 312 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 211.6 people per square mile (81.7/km²). There were 474 housing units at an average density of 85.4/sq mi (33.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.62% White, 0.60% African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 3.06% from other races, and 1.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.36% of the population.

There were 427 households out of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,578, and the median income for a family was $44,688. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,346. About 3.5% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

Preserve[edit]

Crystal Springs Preserve is 525 acres of natural wilderness surrounding Crystal Springs, a Magnitude 2 spring that discharges 40 million gallons of water daily. There is a non-profit educational facility, Crystal Springs Foundation, ooperating on site with programs that show diverse ecosystems via trails, boardwalks, a wildlife pavilion, a butterfly garden and a nature center.[4] The preserve is privately owned by Crystal Springs Preserve, Inc., a closely held private company. The spring is the source for Zephyrhills Natural Spring Water, a commercially bottled water product. The water that is bottled represents less than 1% of the flow of the Spring. [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Crystal Springs Preserve: About Us". Nestle Waters NA. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Nestle Waters North America - Proud Sponsors of Crystal Springs Preserve". Nestle Waters NA. Retrieved 28 February 2013.