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Palm Coast, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Palm Coast had a population of 80,583 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Palm Coast is located at latitude 29.5422 and longitude -81.2503 in Flagler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palm Coast (see map below) encompass a land area of 94.86 sq. miles and a water area of 1.1 sq. miles. Flagler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Palm Coast (GNIS ID: 2404465) 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 Palm Coast population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 80,583
Population in Households 80,253
Population in Familes 67,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 330
Population Density1 897
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 31,457
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 22,808
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 37,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,724 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,733 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,809 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $141,776
Average Home Value $161,520


Median Household Income $47,643
Average Household Income $59,841
Per Capita Income $23,413
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.33% 1.65%
Households 1.03% 1.5%
Families 0.89% 1.43%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.

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Palm Coast, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palm Coast 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 # 33 97th
Population Density1 # 601 35th
Diversity Index2 # 425 54th
Median Household Income # 380 59th
Per Capita Income # 466 49th

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