Ponce de Leon, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ponce de Leon, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Ponce de Leon had a population of 625 as of July 1, 2015. Ponce de Leon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Ponce de Leon is located at latitude 30.724 and longitude -85.9369 in Holmes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ponce de Leon (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Holmes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Town of Ponce de Leon (GNIS ID: 2407146) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ponce de Leon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Ponce de Leon, FL Boundary Map

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Ponce de Leon, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 625
Population in Households 625
Population in Familes 522
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 126
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 256
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 197 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $64,394
Average Home Value $81,439
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,882
Average Household Income $37,288
Per Capita Income $14,694
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.63%
Households 0.76% 0.54%
Families 1.97% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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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Ponce de Leon, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ponce de Leon 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 # 803 13th
Population Density1 # 870 6th
Diversity Index2 # 782 15th
Median Household Income # 841 9th
Per Capita Income # 825 10th

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