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Reddick, Florida

Reddick, Florida
Town
Reddick auditorium on the grounds of the old Reddick High School
Reddick auditorium on the grounds of the old Reddick High School
Location in Marion County and the state of Florida
Location in Marion County and the state of Florida
Coordinates:
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Marion
Area
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Land 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 72 ft (22 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 571
 • Density 475.8/sq mi (178.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32686
Area code(s) 352
FIPS code 12-59675[1]
GNIS feature ID 0289560[2]

Reddick is a town in Marion County, Florida, United States. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 571. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 618. It is part of the Ocala Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • History 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

Reddick is located at (29.370828, -82.198368).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 571 people, 203 households, and 146 families residing in the town. The population density was 458.7 inhabitants per square mile (177.8/km²). There were 236 housing units at an average density of 189.6 per square mile (73.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 52.19% White, 42.21% African American, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 3.15% from other races, and 2.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.65% of the population.

There were 203 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the town the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,875, and the median income for a family was $36,944. Males had a median income of $22,143 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,338. About 10.6% of families and 18.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

History

A post office has been in operation at Reddick since 1882.[6] John Reddick, the first postmaster, gave the community its name.[7]

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Marion County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  7. ^ Pyle, Nancy (May 14, 1987). "County's history reflected in its names". Ocala Star-Banner. pp. 8A. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 

External links

  • Ocala/Marion Visitors' & Convention Bureau
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