Fort White, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Fort White, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Fort White had a population of 609 as of July 1, 2016. Fort White ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fort White is located at latitude 29.9224 and longitude -82.7136 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fort White (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The Town of Fort White (GNIS ID: 2406511) 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 Town of Fort White is located within Fort White CCD of Columbia County.

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


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

POPULATION

Total Population 609
Population in Households 609
Population in Familes 503
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 254
Diversity Index2 40
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $135,000
Average Home Value $162,291
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,075
Average Household Income $56,655
Per Capita Income $21,918
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.15% 0.71%
Households 0.91% 0.54%
Families 1.07% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Fort White, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort White 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 # 809 12th
Population Density1 # 812 12th
Diversity Index2 # 537 42nd
Median Household Income # 516 44th
Per Capita Income # 582 37th

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