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Blountstown, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Blountstown had a population of 2,518 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blountstown: Lafarka.

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Blountstown, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,518
Population in Households 1,864
Population in Familes 1,535
Population in Group Qrtrs 654
Population Density1 794
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 938
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 621
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,048 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 591 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 347 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $74,883
Average Home Value $110,237
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,142
Average Household Income $41,437
Per Capita Income $13,212
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.02%
Households -0.04% 0.02%
Families 0.66% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 612 34th
Population Density1 # 629 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 363 61st
Median Household Income # 838 9th
Per Capita Income # 865 6th

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