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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 Port Richey is 28.271N. The longitude is -82.719W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,221.
Sections below provide additional information and links about 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.
23% of Port Richey residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Richey ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Richey was $20,711, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Port Richey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Port Richey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $395. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $942.
Pasco County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Richey political report.
The average commute time for Port Richey workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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