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Starke, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Starke is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bradford County at latitude 29.9474 and longitude -82.113. Bradford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Starke, but most people and references simply refer to it as Starke, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Starke indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Starke, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,406
Population in Households 5,271
Population in Familes 4,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density1 750
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 2,090
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,377
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,330 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 760 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 452 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $77,385
Average Home Value $95,636


Median Household Income $31,625
Average Household Income $42,108
Per Capita Income $16,273
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.19% -0.26%
Households 0.25% -0.22%
Families 1.22% -0.34%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 438 53rd
Population Density1 # 636 31st
Diversity Index2 # 440 52nd
Median Household Income # 796 14th
Per Capita Income # 759 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.