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.
Adjacent counties to Pasco include:
Incorporated communities in Pasco County include:
Unincorporated census designated places in Pasco include:
Unincorporated Pasco communities/not census designated places include:
Pasco County Zip Codes include:
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 more than 100 square miles of recreational facilities, including parks, four artificial reefs, over 25 golf courses, and three Florida-designated canoe trails.
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 is served by Pasco County Schools. Pasco schools spend $4,217 per student. There are 16 pupils per teacher, 683 students per librarian, and 392 children per counselor in Pasco schools.
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.
We are primarily focused on Pasco County Florida real estate in the following areas, but not limited to:
Land O’ Lakes Florida Real Estate
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New Port Richey Florida Real Estate
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Trinity Florida Real Estate
Wesley Chapel Florida Real Estate
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