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Population (year 2000): 16,117. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,928 (+5.0% change)
Males: 7,553 (46.9%), Females: 8,564 (53.1%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 44.2 years
Median household income: $25,881 (year 2000)
Median house value: $61,300 (year 2000)

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Races in New Port Richey:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Black (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.5%), Irish (16.4%), English (12.9%), Italian (10.9%), United States (8.9%), Polish (5.3%).Port Richey, Florida

Elevation: 14 feet

Land area: 4.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in New Port Richey

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Port Richey city

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

9.0% Foreign born (4.0% Europe, 3.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,750 (+12.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harbor, FL Palm (11.7 miles pop. 59,248).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Tampa, (25.9 miles pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (876.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Richey, FL Port (1.8 miles Port Richey East, FL (2.0 miles New FL (2.3 miles Elfers, Square, FL (3.3 miles Beacon Estates, FL (3.6 miles Jasmine FL Holiday, (4.8 miles Point, FL (5.6 miles Bayonet FL (5.9 miles Trinity,
Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $108,100

Latitude: 28.25 N, Longitude: 82.72 W

Area code: 727


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Retail trade (14.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.5%), Construction (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,412 (+39.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,564 (26.3%)


 

Crime in New Port Richey by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 6.2 6.2 0.0 0.0 6.2
Rapes 6 4 9 14 13 15
    per 100,000 37.2 24.8 55.8 86.9 80.7 93.1
Robberies 25 16 27 40 34 30
    per 100,000 155.1 99.3 167.5 248.2 211.0 186.1
Assaults 101 133 128 124 107 117
    per 100,000 626.7 825.2 794.2 769.4 663.9 725.9
Burglaries 278 255 249 248 250 318
    per 100,000 1724.9 1582.2 1545.0 1538.7 1551.2 1973.1
Thefts 640 737 660 638 650 684
    per 100,000 3971.0 4572.8 4095.1 3958.6 4033.0 4244.0
Auto thefts 34 35 58 45 74 53
    per 100,000 211.0 217.2 359.9 279.2 459.1 328.8
483.2 522.0 538.4 551.5 535.0 578.6

Average climate in New Port Richey, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Port Richey-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the New Port Richey city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category 4 tornado 40.6 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in New Port Richey:
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (5637 MARINE PKWY)
  • NORTH BAY HOSPITAL (6600 MADISON STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near New Port Richey:
  • HELEN ELLIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; TARPON SPRINGS, FL)
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER BAYONET POINT (about 10 miles; HUDSON, FL)
  • MEASE HOSPITAL COUNTRYSIDE (about 17 miles; SAFETY HARBOR, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Port Richey:

  • TAMPA INTL (about 24 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: TPA)
  • ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER INTL (about 25 miles; ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER, FL; ID: PIE)
  • MAC DILL AFB (about 32 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: MCF)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Port Richey:
  • PILOT COUNTRY (about 17 miles; BROOKSVILLE, FL; ID: X05)
  • CLEARWATER AIR PARK (about 20 miles; CLEARWATER, FL; ID: CLW)
  • HERNANDO COUNTY (about 24 miles; BROOKSVILLE, FL; ID: BKV)

Amtrak station:
NEW PORT RICHIE (5015 U.S. 19) - Bus Station Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 22 $55,760 $30,414 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 15 $27,943 $22,354 6 $4,519
Water Supply 15 $36,141 $28,912 0 $0
Financial Administration 20 $46,822 $28,093 0 $0
Local Libraries 6 $14,967 $29,934 12 $7,098
Firefighters 25 $88,870 $42,657 1 $830
Police Protection - Officers 5 $23,088 $55,411 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $33,684 $44,912 6 $3,627
Other and Unallocable 17 $49,540 $34,969 0 $0
Police - Other 34 $121,863 $43,010 11 $10,180
Fire - Other 2 $4,561 $27,366 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $18,159 $21,790 0 $0
Totals for Government 180 $521,397 $34,759 36 $26,254
Colleges/Universities in New Port Richey:
  • PASCO-HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,868; Location: 10230 RIDGE RD; Public)
  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (FT enrollment: 128; Location: 7127 US HWY 19; Private, for-profit; Website: www.naccas.org/international)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near New Port Richey:
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (about 25 miles; TAMPA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 26,221)
  • HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 9,630)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA (about 28 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 2,963)
  • SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; ST LEO, FL; FT enrollment: 6,597)
  • TRAVIS TECHNICAL CENTER (about 56 miles; LAKELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; BRADENTON, FL; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • POLK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; WINTER HAVEN, FL; FT enrollment: 3,028)
Public high schools in New Port Richey:
  • JAMES W. MITCHELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,171; Location: 2323 LITTLE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GULF HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,539; Location: 5355 SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • F.K. MARCHMAN TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 179; Location: 7825 CAMPUS DRIVE; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • RICHARD MILBURN ACADEMY (Students: 96; Location: 7619 LITTLE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in New Port Richey:
  • RIVER RIDGE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,423; Location: 11646 TOWN CENTER ROAD; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • SEVEN SPRINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,824; Location: 2441 LITTLE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 11)
  • RIDGEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,783; Location: 7650 ORCHID LAKE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • GULF MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,094; Location: 6419 LOUISIANA AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BAYONET POINT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,037; Location: 11125 LITTLE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TRINITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 987; Location: 2209 DUCK SLOUGH BOULEVAR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DEER PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 935; Location: 8636 TROUBLE CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COTEE RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 797; Location: 7515 PLATHE ROAD; Grades: PK - 10)
  • CYPRESS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 763; Location: 10055 SWEET BAY COURT; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JAMES M. MARLOWE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 732; Location: 5642 CECILIA DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in New Port Richey:
  • LEARNING TO ACHIEVE (Students: 1; Location: 5636 TROUBLE CREEK RD; Grades: 7 - 7)
Library in New Port Richey:
  • NEW PORT RICHEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $611,350; Location: 5939 MAIN STREET; 61,983 books; 2,859 audio materials; 1,815 video materials; 170 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in New Port Richey: New Port Plaza (A), Pasco Plaza (B), Jasmine Plaza (C), East Richey Square (D), Gateway Plaza (E), West Pasco Historical Society Museum and Library (F), Richey Suncoast Theater (G), New Port Richey Library (H), New Port Richey Fire Station Number 1 (I), New Port Richey City Hall (J).

Shopping Center: Regency Square Shopping Center (1).

Churches in New Port Richey include: Queen of Peace Church (A), Saint Stevens Church (B), Boulevard Bible Church (C), Union Church (D), King of Glory Church (E).

Cemetery: Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens (1).

Lakes: Chasco, Lake (A), Orange Lake (B).

Post office: (A).  


New Port Richey compared to Florida state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in New Port Richey:
  • WPSO (1500 AM; daytime; 0 kW; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: AKMA BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTBN (570 AM; 5 kW; PINELLAS PARK, FL; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVU (1470 AM; 5 kW; DUNEDIN, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA BAY, INC.)
  • WGUL (860 AM; 5 kW; DUNEDIN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WTMP (1150 AM; 10 kW; EGYPT LAKE, FL; Owner: TAMPA BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
Strongest FM radio stations in New Port Richey:
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLPJ (91.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYFE (88.9 FM; TARPON SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSUN-FM (97.1 FM; HOLIDAY, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC)
  • WBBY (107.3 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUL-FM (106.3 FM; BEVERLY HILLS, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WYUU (92.5 FM; SAFETY HARBOR, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
TV broadcast stations around New Port Richey:
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W18DB (Channel 18; PORT RICHEY, ETC., FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • W36CO (Channel 36; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AY (Channel 48; OLDSMAR, FL; Owner: AMKA BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRMD-LP (Channel 57; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ZGS TELEVISION OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVEA-LP (Channel 61; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WARP-CA (Channel 20; TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXAX-LP (Channel 26; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)

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