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Carol City, Florida
Carol City is located at 25°56'32" North, 80°16'12" West (25.942121, -80.269920).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 20.0 km² (7.7 mi²). 19.7 km² (7.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.42% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 59,443 people, 16,402 households, and 14,089 families residing in the community. The population density is 3,012.0/km² (7,796.0/mi²). There are 17,049 housing units at an average density of 863.9/km² (2,236.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 38.11% White, 52.10% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 5.53% from other races, and 3.48% from two or more races. 42.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 16,402 households out of which 42.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% are married couples living together, 26.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 14.1% are non-families. 10.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.58 and the average family size is 3.75.
In the area the population is spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.1 males.
The median income for a household in the community is $38,652, and the median income for a family is $39,596. Males have a median income of $26,079 versus $22,169 for females. The per capita income for the community is $12,600. 16.5% of the population and 14.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.5% of those under the age of 18 and 18.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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