Pasco County

Pasco County, Florida

7530 Little Rd
New Port Richey, FL 34654
Phone: (727) 847-8190

On central Gulf coast of FL, north of Tampa; organized Jun 2, 1887 from Hernando County. Name Origin: For Samuel Pasco (1834-1917), English-born FL legislator, and U.S. senator (1887-99)

Area (sq mi):: 867.95 (land 744.85; water 123.10) Population per square mile: 576.00
Population 2005: 429,065 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 24.50%; 1990-2000 22.60% Population 2000: 344,765 (White 89.90%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 0.90%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 7.00%. Median age: 44.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,439; median household $32,969; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,582-$24,025
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 30.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • New Port Richey County seat (16,675)
  • Zephyrhills (11,854)

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