Holmes County FL Information


Holmes County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,247
Population in Households 18,387
Population in Familes 15,179
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,860
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 7,477
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 5,150
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,853 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,518 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,959 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,376 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $92,738
Average Home Value $132,679


Median Household Income $32,354
Average Household Income $43,763
Per Capita Income $16,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.03%
Households 0.27% 0.1%
Families 0.15% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.


Holmes County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holmes 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 # 55 19th
Population Density1 # 54 21st
Diversity Index2 # 66 3rd
Median Household Income # 66 3rd
Per Capita Income # 63 7th

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