- Fish Hawk, Florida
official_name = Fish Hawk, Florida
settlement_type = CDP
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location in Hillsborough County and the state of
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = flag|United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = flag|Florida
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = noflag|Hillsborough
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 42.5
area_land_km2 = 42.3
area_water_km2 = 0.2
area_total_sq_mi = 16.4
area_land_sq_mi = 16.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1991
population_density_km2 = 46.8
population_density_sq_mi = 121.4
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
latd = 27 |latm = 51 |lats = 10 |latNS = N
longd = 82 |longm = 12 |longs = 31 |longEW = W
elevation_m = 19
elevation_ft = 62
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 12-22387GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1853251GR|3
Fish Hawk is an unincorporated
census-designated placein Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. As of the 2000 census, the community had a total population of 1,991.
Fish Hawk is located at coor dms|27|51|10|N|82|12|31|W|city (27.852803, -82.208592)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 16.4 square miles (42.5 km²), of which, 16.4 square miles (42.3 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.37%) is water.
FishHawk is a community of two subdivisions "Mini Communities" located in Lithia, Florida.
FishHawk Trails and "FishHawk Ranch, formerly operated as a ranch" are two subdivisions in the community, built by two different companies in the 1990s more development is planned for FishHawk Ranch.
Before both subdivisions were constructed Fishhawk Trails, originally was a wooded location through which a CSX Railroad rail track path, passed through the current area of where the subdivison is currently located today, the rail tracks were removed in the late 1980s.
FishHawk Ranch, originally was a cow pasture and a wooded location, CSX Railroad stored their rail cars at the current location of this subdivision, the rail tracks at this location were also removed in the late 1980s.
In the 1900s, the area where FishHawk Trails and FishHawk Ranch are located today, there use to be a train station that was the main import/export area of supplies and food for Lithia, Florida. The train station still exists to this day and is used as a private business.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,991 people, 678 households, and 581 families residing in the community. The population densitywas 121.8 people per square mile (47.0/km²). There were 798 housing units at an average density of 48.8/sq mi (18.8/km²). The racial makeup of the community was 91.41% White, 4.12% Black, 0.15% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 2.06% from other races, and 1.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.08% of the population.
There were 678 households out of which 43.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.0% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.3% were non-families. 10.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.16.
In the community the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 35.7% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.
The median income for a household in the community was $65,857, and the median income for a family was $67,286. Males had a median income of $42,321 versus $35,662 for females. The
per capita incomefor the community was $26,540. About 2.0% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.fishhawkranch.com FishHawk Ranch Website]
* [http://www.fishhawktrails.com FishHawk Trails Website]
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