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Timber Pines, Florida
CDP
US 19 and Pine Forest Drive in Timber Pines, Florida.
US 19 and Pine Forest Drive in Timber Pines, Florida.
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 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 13 ft (4 m)
Population (2000)3500 Homes
 • Total 5,840
 • Density 2,433.3/sq mi (941.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 12-71867
GNIS feature ID 1867219

Timber Pines is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hernando County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,840 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Timber Pines is located at 28°28′7″N 82°36′7″W / 28.46861°N 82.60194°W / 28.46861; -82.60194 (28.468625, -82.602006).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,840 people, 3,229 households, and 2,408 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,456.3 people per square mile (947.4/km²). There were 3,551 housing units at an average density of 1,493.5/sq mi (576.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.94% White, 0.38% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 3,229 households out of which 0.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.7% were married couples living together, 1.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.81 and the average family size was 2.05.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 1.0% under the age of 18, 0.5% from 18 to 24, 1.5% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 78.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 72 years. For every 100 females there were 84.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,666, and the median income for a family was $50,526. Males had a median income of $20,278 versus $50,078 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $34,900. About 1.5% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 100.0% of those under age 18 and 1.4% of those age 65 or over.

Timber Pines FL - East Gate
One of three gates into Timber Pines

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