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Starke, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Starke had a population of 5,360 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Starke is located at latitude 29.9474 and longitude -82.113 in Bradford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Starke (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bradford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

The City of Starke (GNIS ID: 2405523) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Starke is located within Starke CCD of Bradford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Starke population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Starke, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,360
Population in Households 5,231
Population in Familes 4,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 743
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 2,081
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,370
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,302 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 778 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 443 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $92,396
Average Home Value $126,556


Median Household Income $32,042
Average Household Income $44,239
Per Capita Income $17,082
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.13%
Households 0.1% -0.09%
Families 0.74% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Starke, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Starke to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 449 51st
Population Density1 # 636 31st
Diversity Index2 # 451 51st
Median Household Income # 811 12th
Per Capita Income # 773 16th

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