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Lecanto is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Citrus County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 5,882, up from 5,161 in 2000. It is home to several county government facilities such as the Citrus County Sheriff's Office and the Citrus Campus of the College of Central Florida.GeographyLecanto is located at the geographic center of Citrus County at . State Road 44 runs through the center of the CDP, leading west 7mi to Crystal River and east 10mi to Inverness, the county seat.According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 69.8km2, of which 0.02km2, or 0.03%, is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 5,161 people, 1,861 households, and 1,369 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 190.8 people per square mile (73.7/km²). There were 2,095 housing units at an average density of 77.5/sq mi (29.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.88% White, 2.96% African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.76% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.71% of the population.Use our United States driving holiday planner to arrange the details of your trip to Lecanto and other destinations.
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