St. Leo, Florida

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St. Leo
Town
Eastbound SR 52 in St. Leo
Eastbound SR 52 in St. Leo
Location in Pasco County and the state of Florida
Location in Pasco County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°20′17″N 82°15′12″W / 28.33806°N 82.25333°W / 28.33806; -82.25333Coordinates: 28°20′17″N 82°15′12″W / 28.33806°N 82.25333°W / 28.33806; -82.25333
Country United States
State Florida
County Pasco
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 187 ft (57 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,340
 • Density 837.5/sq mi (319.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 12-62775[1]
GNIS feature ID 0290265[2]
Website www.townofstleo-fl.gov

St. Leo is a town in Pasco County, Florida, United States. It is a suburb included in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,340 at the 2010 census. It is best known as the home of Saint Leo University, Holy Name Monastery and Saint Leo Abbey. John Gardner currently serves as the elected mayor of the town.

Geography[edit]

St. Leo is located at 28°20′17″N 82°15′12″W / 28.33806°N 82.25333°W / 28.33806; -82.25333 (28.337929, -82.253265).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (13.90%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 595 people, 41 households, and 30 families residing in the town. The population density was 369.8 people per square mile (142.7/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 27.3 per square mile (10.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 85.38% White, 8.57% African American, 1.85% Asian, 0.17% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 3.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.91% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 43.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the town the population was spread out with 5.5% under the age of 18, 77.0% from 18 to 24, 6.4% from 25 to 44, 6.2% from 45 to 64, and 4.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 20 years. For every 100 females there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,917, and the median income for a family was $39,583. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $7,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,384. About 11.4% of families and 19.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.8% of those under age 18 and 26.3% of those age 65 or over.

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