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Profile for Crystal River, Florida, FL

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Crystal River is a city in Citrus County, in the Homosassa Springs metro area.

The community name is an English translation of the Indian term for a local stream

The latitude of Crystal River is 28.902N. The longitude is -82.592W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,565.


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Median household income
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$37,207
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Crystal River demographic reports
Crystal River is on the Crystal River and Crystal Bay
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 31. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 8.6 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Homosassa State Wildlife Park
Wildlife: Manatees swim in the waters here

Historic sites and museums: Crystal River State Archaeological Site, Marine Science Station

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13% of Crystal River residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Crystal River ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Crystal River was $25,866, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Crystal River residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Crystal River, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $894.


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Libraries in Crystal River include Coastal Region Library ... View libraries

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Citrus County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Crystal River political report.

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The average commute time for Crystal River workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Crystal River include Best Western Crystal River Resort, Comfort Inn Crystal River, Econo Lodge, Plantation Inn & Golf Resort.

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