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Balm, Florida - Basic Facts

The Balm Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hillsborough County at latitude 27.753 and longitude -82.2895. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 128 feet.

The formal official name is the Balm Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Balm, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Balm indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Balm Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map


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


Total Population 2,340
Population in Households 2,340
Population in Familes 2,023
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 233
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 736
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 580
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 615 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $239,516
Average Home Value $269,724


Median Household Income $37,606
Average Household Income $49,601
Per Capita Income $17,554
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 11.79% 4.42%
Households 11.41% 4.45%
Families 11.02% 4.39%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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.


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, 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 # 620 33rd
Population Density1 # 819 11th
Diversity Index2 # 138 85th
Median Household Income # 630 32nd
Per Capita Income # 715 22nd

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