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Blountstown, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Blountstown had a population of 2,468 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blountstown: Lafarka.


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Blountstown, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,468
Daytime Population: Workers 1,590
Daytime Population: Residents 1,808
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,398
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.38
Population in Households 1,831
Population in Familes 1,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 637
Population Density2 779
Diversity Index3 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,751
Average Household Income $46,285
Per Capita Income $15,149

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 566 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $95,455
Average Home Value $116,917
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 906
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 600
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.25% -0.24%
Households -0.51% -0.4%
Families 0.0% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

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, 2017 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 # 621 33rd
Population Density # 636 31st
Diversity Index # 371 60th
Median Household Income # 859 7th
Per Capita Income # 852 7th

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