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Blountstown, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Blountstown had a population of 2,536 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Blountstown is located at latitude 30.4429 and longitude -85.0454 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blountstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Blountstown (GNIS ID: 2403881) 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 Blountstown is located within Blountstown CCD of Calhoun County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blountstown: Lafarka.

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


Total Population 2,536
Population in Households 1,886
Population in Familes 1,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 650
Population Density1 800
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 939
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 621
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 586 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 353 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $88,690
Average Home Value $116,993


Median Household Income $29,785
Average Household Income $43,427
Per Capita Income $14,478
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% -0.02%
Households -0.02% -0.11%
Families 0.55% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Blountstown, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blountstown 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 # 613 33rd
Population Density1 # 628 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 360 61st
Median Household Income # 850 8th
Per Capita Income # 855 7th

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