The gateway to Brookridge on State Road 50
Location in Hernando County and the state of Florida
|• Total||2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)|
|• Land||2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||62 ft (19 m)|
|• Density||1,767/sq mi (682.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1867119|
Brookridge is located in central Hernando County at  It is bordered to the east by Florida State Road 589 (the Suncoast Parkway), to the south across Florida State Road 50 by Spring Hill, and to the west by High Point. SR 589 leads south 50 miles (80 km) to Tampa and north 10 miles (16 km) to its terminus at U.S. Route 98 near Sugarmill Woods. SR 50 leads east 6 miles (10 km) to Brooksville, the Hernando County seat, and west 5 miles (8 km) to U.S. Route 19 at Weeki Wachee.(28.548698, -82.490423).
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,279 people, 1,823 households, and 1,168 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,617.7 people per square mile (623.7/km²). There were 2,129 housing units at an average density of 1,050.4/sq mi (404.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.87% White, 0.15% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.
There were 1,823 households out of which 2.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.76 and the average family size was 2.14.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 2.9% under the age of 18, 1.3% from 18 to 24, 5.4% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 71.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 72 years. For every 100 females there were 82.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $24,774, and the median income for a family was $30,139. Males had a median income of $19,519 versus $15,194 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,122. About 4.2% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.
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