Weeki Wachee, Florida

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Weeki Wachee is a city located in Hernando County, Florida, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 12. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2004 estimates, the city continues to have a population of 12. The 12,000-acre (49 km2) Weekiwachee Preserve and the Weeki Wachee Springs park are located in the area. The park includes water rides, animal shows, mermaid costume shows, and manatee watching. The Weeki Wachee Gardens and Spring Hill, Florida communities are nearby.

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Geography

Weeki Wachee is located at 28°30'56" North, 82°34'43" West (28.515445, -82.578565)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), of which, 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it is water. The total area is 1.92% water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 12 people, 5 households, and 5 families residing in the city. The population density was 11.8 people per square mile (4.5/km²). There were 5 housing units at an average density of 4.9/sq mi (1.9/km²). All residents were White, as identified by the census; no one in Weeki Wachee was Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were five households out of which two had children under the age of 18 living with them, two were married couples living together, three had a female householder with no husband present, and none was a non-family. No households in Weeki Wachee were made up of individuals, and none consisted of someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.40.

In the city the population was spread out with five under the age of 18, none from 18 to 24, two from 25 to 44, two from 45 to 64, and three who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every female there was one male. For every five females age 18 and over, there were two males.

The median income for a household in the city was $50,625, and the median income for a family was $50,625. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,022. Seven of the population and one/third of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, all of those under the age of 18 and none of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

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