Port Richey, Florida

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Port Richey, Florida

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Port Richey strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Port Richey Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Port Richey, Florida

Comparing Port Richey to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 9
Senior Citizens 10 8
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Racial Diversity 7 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 4
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
Median Family Income 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 5
People Above Poverty 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 9 8
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Housing Recently Built 9 6
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 1 4
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Port Richey Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles N of Palm Harbor, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles NW of Tampa, Florida
County Pasco
Metro Area Tampa - Saint Petersburg - Clearwater
Standard Zip Codes 34667, 34668, 34669
P.O. Box Zip Codes 34673, 34674
Phone Area Codes 727
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.271
Longitude -82.719

Port Richey Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 72 F
Apr Temp 61 to 81 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 65 to 85 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 52 to 70 F
Apr Temp 62 to 81 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 68 to 84 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station BUSHNELL 2 E
Distance 47.4 miles
Jan Temp 47 to 71 F
Apr Temp 57 to 84 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 62 to 85 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
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Port Richey Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,021 100%
Male 1,507 49.9%
Female 1,514 50.1%
Under 18 448 14.8%
18+ 2,573 85.2%
65+ 820 27.1%
Median Age 47.6
Average Family Size 2.61
White 2,904 96.1%
African-American 19 0.6%
Asian 33 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 18 0.6%
Other 11 0.4%
Mixed Race 34 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 87 2.9%

Estimated Port Richey Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,333
Growth 312
Growth % 10.3%

Port Richey Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 22.9%
Italian 12%
Irish 11.9%
English 8.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
US/American 6.6%
Scottish 6.1%
Polish 5%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Norwegian 1.8%
French Canadian 1.7%
European 1.5%
Greek 1.3%
Swedish 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Austrian 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Syrian 0.5%
British West Indian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
African 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Guyanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Port Richey 3,021 $40,050
Dunedin 35,691 $47,620
New Port Richey 16,117 $32,172
Oldsmar 11,910 $53,142
Palm Harbor 59,248 $52,925
Safety Harbor 17,203 $59,911
Tarpon Springs 21,003 $46,316

Port Richey Public Libraries

Pasco County Library Cooperative
Port Richey, Florida
(727) 861-3020
Library Web Site

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Port Richey Hospitals

(727) 819-2929
Emergency Service: Yes

Wal-mart in Port Richey

(As of 2006)
8701 Us Hwy 19
(727) 846-9504
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