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Blountstown, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Blountstown is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Calhoun County at latitude 30.4429 and longitude -85.0454. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 66 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Blountstown 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 Blountstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blountstown: Lafarka.

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


Total Population 2,548
Population in Households 1,888
Population in Familes 1,552
Population in Group Qrtrs 660
Population Density1 803
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 949
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 628
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 601 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 348 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $72,801
Average Home Value $107,238


Median Household Income $29,881
Average Household Income $40,761
Per Capita Income $13,210
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.32% 0.08%
Households 0.22% 0.13%
Families 1.08% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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 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 # 604 35th
Population Density1 # 625 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 372 60th
Median Household Income # 839 9th
Per Capita Income # 865 6th

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