Land O' Lakes, Florida

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Land O' Lakes, Florida
—  CDP  —
Intersection of U.S. Route 41 and State Road 54
Location in Pasco County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°12′14″N 82°26′56″W / 28.20389°N 82.44889°W / 28.20389; -82.44889Coordinates: 28°12′14″N 82°26′56″W / 28.20389°N 82.44889°W / 28.20389; -82.44889
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountyPasco
Area
 • CDP21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2)
 • Land18.6 sq mi (48.2 km2)
 • Water2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
Elevation75 ft (23 m)
Population (2010)
 • CDP31,145
 • Metro2.8 million
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code34637, 34638, 34639
Area code(s)813
FIPS code12-39200[2]
GNIS feature ID0294219[3]
 
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Land O' Lakes, Florida
—  CDP  —
Intersection of U.S. Route 41 and State Road 54
Location in Pasco County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°12′14″N 82°26′56″W / 28.20389°N 82.44889°W / 28.20389; -82.44889Coordinates: 28°12′14″N 82°26′56″W / 28.20389°N 82.44889°W / 28.20389; -82.44889
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountyPasco
Area
 • CDP21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2)
 • Land18.6 sq mi (48.2 km2)
 • Water2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
Elevation75 ft (23 m)
Population (2010)
 • CDP31,145
 • Metro2.8 million
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code34637, 34638, 34639
Area code(s)813
FIPS code12-39200[2]
GNIS feature ID0294219[3]

Land O' Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pasco County, Florida, in the United States. Land O' Lakes is part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida MSA.

As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 31,145.[4] The CDP grew rapidly during the 1990s, growing from 7,800 residents to 20,971 as new housing developments were built. Average annual income is higher than the rest of Florida.[5] The CDP had a population in 2007 of 30,400 residents.[6] The name Land O' Lakes was suggested at a community meeting in 1949. On Sept. 1, 1950, the Ehren post office was renamed Land O' Lakes.

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Land O' Lakes has been growing very rapidly in the past 10 to 20 years. Nearby former towns have been absorbed into Land O' Lakes such as Denham, Ehren, and Gowers Corner. New neighborhoods, shopping, and schools have been built. Some neighborhoods that are finished are Sable Ridge Community, Wilderness Lakes, Tierra del Sol, DuPree Lakes, Ballantrae, Oakstead, Lake Talia, Plantation Palms, The Groves, Caliente and several other neighborhoods on Collier Parkway and CR 54.

Communities that are still being built include Dupree Lakes, Asbel Creek, LakeShore Ranch, Connerton Conner, Lake Thomas Preserve, Concord Station, and the Ultra Exclusive Lake Thomas Pointe.

Demographics

Historical populations
CensusPop.
19804,515
19907,89274.8%
200020,971165.7%
source: [7]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 31,145 people, 11,230 households, and 8,286 families residing in the CDP.[8] The population density was 1,126.5 people per square mile (434.9/km²). There were 8,257 housing units at an average density of 443.6/sq mi (171.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.9% White, 6.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 3.4% Asian, 2.0% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.7% of the population.[9] The subdivision of Carpenter's Run was used for filming Edward Scissorhands.[10]

There were 11,230 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% 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 3.20.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.7 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 women age 18 and over, there were 95.3 men.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $72,500, and the median income for a family was $81,218. Males had a median income of $48,251 versus $37,753 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,230. About 3.4% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.1% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over. The CDP is known to many as the "Nudist resort Capital of the World"[11] with 6 resorts, including the famous Lake Como Club and The Island Group.

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