Gulf County FL Information


Gulf County Subdivisions

Gulf County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,483
Population in Households 12,887
Population in Familes 10,317
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,596
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 5,568
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 3,654
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,947 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,621 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,258 (43.3%)
Median Home Value $127,108
Average Home Value $176,850


Median Household Income $38,713
Average Household Income $50,722
Per Capita Income $19,600
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.45%
Households 0.69% 0.63%
Families 0.56% 0.55%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.


Gulf County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gulf County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 59 13th
Population Density1 # 57 16th
Diversity Index2 # 46 33rd
Median Household Income # 45 34th
Per Capita Income # 45 34th

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