Balm, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Balm, Florida - Basic Facts

The Balm Census Designated Place had a population of 2,709 as of July 1, 2015. Balm ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Balm is located at latitude 27.753 and longitude -82.2895 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the Balm Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Balm Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583326) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Balm 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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Balm, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,709
Population in Households 2,709
Population in Familes 2,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 269
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 840
Average Household Size 3.23
Family Households 664
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 960 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 703 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $240,811
Average Home Value $274,145


Median Household Income $38,414
Average Household Income $51,201
Per Capita Income $18,126
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 12.54% 7.31%
Households 11.92% 7.25%
Families 11.67% 7.24%
Median Household Income   4.7%
Per Capita Income   3.29%
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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Balm, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Balm 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 # 590 36th
Population Density1 # 804 13th
Diversity Index2 # 134 85th
Median Household Income # 628 32nd
Per Capita Income # 695 25th

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