Levy County

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Levy County, Florida

PO Box 610
Bronson, FL 32621
Phone: (352) 486-5100
Fax: (352) 486-5166
www.naturecoast.org

On Gulf coast of FL, west of Ocala; organized Mar 10, 1845 from Alachua and Marion counties. Name Origin: For David Levy [Yulee] (1810-86), West Indian-born FL legislator, first U.S. senator from FL (1845-51; 1855-61), and member of the Confederate Congress (1861-65)

Area (sq mi):: 1412.32 (land 1118.38; water 293.94) Population per square mile: 34.00
Population 2005: 37,998 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 10.30%; 1990-2000 32.90% Population 2000: 34,450 (White 83.20%; Black or African American 11.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,746; median household $26,959; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,143-$19,146
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 31.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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