Gilchrist County FL Information

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Gilchrist County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilchrist County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 58 15th
Population Density1 # 50 27th
Diversity Index2 # 63 7th
Median Household Income # 36 48th
Per Capita Income # 40 42nd

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

POPULATION

Total Population 17,210
Population in Households 16,082
Population in Familes 13,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,128
Population Density1 49
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,243
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 4,415
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,041 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,202 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,274 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $84,878
Average Home Value $105,941
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,705
Average Household Income $55,176
Per Capita Income $20,587
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.37% 0.33%
Households 0.47% 0.39%
Families 0.31% 0.29%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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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