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New Port Richey is a city in Pasco County, in the Tampa-Saint Petersburg metro area.
The community was named after A.M. Richey, postmaster
The latitude of New Port Richey is 28.243N. The longitude is -82.719W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,711.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Port Richey demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pasco County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tampa-St. Petersburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 34653 ZIP code.
17% of New Port Richey residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Port Richey ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Port Richey was $16,644, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of New Port Richey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in New Port Richey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $663.
Libraries in New Port Richey include New Port Richey Public Library, Regency Park Branch Library ... View libraries
Pasco County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Port Richey political report.
The average commute time for New Port Richey workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in New Port Richey between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 9.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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