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New Port Richey East, Florida
Location in Pasco County and the state of Florida
Location in Pasco County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Pasco
 • Total 3.7 sq mi (9.4 km2)
 • Land 3.6 sq mi (9.3 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
 • Total 9,916
 • Density 2,680/sq mi (1,054.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 12-48525

New Port Richey East is an unincorporated census-designated place in Pasco County, Florida, United States adjacent to New Port Richey. The population was 9,916 at the 2000 census.


New Port Richey East is located at 28°15′36″N 82°41′26″W / 28.26°N 82.69056°W / 28.26; -82.69056 (28.259991, -82.690636).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2), of which 3.6 square miles (9.3 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (1.64%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 2,758
1980 6,147 122.9%
1990 9,683 57.5%
2000 9,916 2.4%

As of the census of 2000, there were 9,916 people, 4,471 households, and 2,794 families residing in the community. The population density was 2,748.0 people per square mile (1,060.6/km²). There were 5,001 housing units at an average density of 1,385.9/sq mi (534.9/km²). The racial makeup of the community was 95.40% White, 1.04% African American, 0.22% Native American, 1.11% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.88% of the population.

There were 4,471 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the community the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 27.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the community was $30,178, and the median income for a family was $36,296. Males had a median income of $27,753 versus $23,191 for females. The per capita income for the community was $17,191. About 8.0% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

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