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Port Saint Joe, Florida - Basic Facts

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The City of Port Saint Joe had a population of 3,423 as of July 1, 2016. Port Saint Joe 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 Port Saint Joe is located at latitude 29.8228 and longitude -85.3112 in Gulf County. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Saint Joe (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.45 sq. miles and a water area of 2.64 sq. miles. Gulf County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Port Saint Joe (GNIS ID: 2404557) 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 City of Port Saint Joe is located within Port St. Joe CCD of Gulf County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Saint Joe 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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Port Saint Joe, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,423
Population in Households 3,258
Population in Familes 2,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 362
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 1,399
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 898
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 895 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 504 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 546 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $144,663
Average Home Value $166,163


Median Household Income $37,177
Average Household Income $47,247
Per Capita Income $21,425
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% 0.02%
Households -0.07% 0.1%
Families -0.47% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Port Saint Joe, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Saint Joe 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 # 551 40th
Population Density1 # 759 18th
Diversity Index2 # 472 49th
Median Household Income # 692 25th
Per Capita Income # 603 34th

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