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Reddick, Florida
Reddick auditorium on the grounds of the old Reddick High School
Reddick auditorium on the grounds of the old Reddick High School
Location in Marion County and the state of Florida
Location in Marion County and the state of Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Marion
Area
 • Total 1.26 sq mi (3.26 km2)
 • Land 1.26 sq mi (3.26 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
72 ft (22 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 449
 • Density 356.35/sq mi (137.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
32686
Area code(s) 352
FIPS code 12-59675
GNIS feature ID 0289560
Website www.townofreddick.com/

Reddick is a town in Marion County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 506. As of 2018, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 541. It is part of the Ocala Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Reddick is located at 29°22′15″N 82°11′54″W / 29.37083°N 82.19833°W / 29.37083; -82.19833 (29.370828, -82.198368).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 498
1920 312 −37.3%
1930 363 16.3%
1940 392 8.0%
1950 433 10.5%
1960 594 37.2%
1970 305 −48.7%
1980 657 115.4%
1990 554 −15.7%
2000 571 3.1%
2010 506 −11.4%
2020 449 −11.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 571 people, 203 households, and 146 families in the town. The population density was 458.7 inhabitants per square mile (177.8/km2). There were 236 housing units at an average density of 189.6 per square mile (73.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 52.19% White, 42.21% African American, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 3.15% from other races, and 2.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.65%.

Of the 203 households 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 24.6% of households were one person and 14.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.31.

The age distribution was 32.0% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median household income was $33,875 and the median family income was $36,944. Males had a median income of $22,143 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,338. About 10.6% of families and 18.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

History

A post office has been in operation at Reddick since 1882. John Reddick, the first postmaster, gave the community his last name.

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