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Brookridge, Florida
CDP
The gateway to Brookridge, Florida on State Road 50.
The gateway to Brookridge, Florida on State Road 50.
Location in Hernando County and the state of Florida
Location in Hernando County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Hernando
Area
 • Total 2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 • Land 2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 62 ft (19 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,420
 • Density 2,210/sq mi (850/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 12-08762
GNIS feature ID 1867119

Brookridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hernando County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,279 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Brookridge is located at 28°32′55″N 82°29′26″W / 28.54861°N 82.49056°W / 28.54861; -82.49056 (28.548698, -82.490423).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all land.

Demographics

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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