Pasco County is located on the Gulf Coast of Florida. The county seat is located in Dade City, however, the largest city in Pasco is New Port Richey. The county was established in June – 1887.
Pasco, along with Hernando, Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties, are considered to be the Tampa-St.Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area. Citrus County is to the North of Pasco and Polk County is to the east.
Pasco has a total area of 867.95 square miles, of which 744.85 square miles is land and 123.10 square miles is water.
Located just 30 miles north of the City of Tampa and 50 miles west of Orlando, Pasco offers residents and visitors easy access to a variety of things to do in West Central Florida – via major highways, airports, railway lines and seaport.
Unincorporated census designated places in Pasco include:
Dade City North
Land O’ Lakes
New Port Richey East
Unincorporated Pasco communities/not census designated places include:
Pasco County Zip Codes include:
33543 Wesley Chapel
33544 Wesley Chapel
33545 Wesley Chapel
33576 San Antonio
34610 Spring Hill
34637 Land O Lakes
34638 Land O Lakes
34639 Land O Lakes
34652 New Port Richey
34653 New Port Richey
34654 New Port Richey
34655 New Port Richey
34668 Port Richey
Pasco County Florida People
As of 2011, Pasco County’s population is 471,076 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 36.59%. There are 629 people per square mile. The median age in Pasco is 41.6. 50.39% of people are married and 12.22% are divorced. The average household size in Pasco is 2.39 people. 35.14% of the population is married with children and 52.09% have children, but are single.
Pasco has humid climate and gets 54 inches of rain per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 106. On average, Pasco has 244 sunny days per year with July highs around 92 degrees and January lows around 49.
Pasco is one of the top 40 fastest growing counties in the United States, outpacing the rest of the Floridain terms of new employers and employment opportunities. Less populated than adjacent Pinellas or Hillsborough Counties, Pasco is an economic development and growth area for West Central Florida. With nearby major cities such as Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg, the economic development in Pasco County is a major draw for new business and an increased labor pool.
Pasco County Public Transportation provides bus service in West Pasco, Dade City and Zephyrhills. Tampa International Airport services Pasco County, Florida. CSX operates three rail lines within the county. Dade City and Zephyrhills are served with a line from Plant City. The other two lines include the Brooksville Subdivision which runs close to US 41 and the Vitis Subdivision, which runs southeast into Lakeland.
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