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Grand Ridge, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Grand Ridge had a population of 913 as of July 1, 2016. Grand Ridge 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 Grand Ridge is located at latitude 30.7041 and longitude -85.0227 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Grand Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 131 feet.

The Town of Grand Ridge (GNIS ID: 2406600) 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 Town of Grand Ridge is located within Cypress CCD of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grand Ridge 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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Grand Ridge, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 913
Population in Households 913
Population in Familes 759
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 215
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 365
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 253
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $99,425
Average Home Value $110,779


Median Household Income $46,143
Average Household Income $55,497
Per Capita Income $22,133
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.11%
Households 0.09% 0.05%
Families 0.65% -0.08%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.

Grand Ridge, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Ridge 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 # 754 18th
Population Density1 # 822 11th
Diversity Index2 # 760 18th
Median Household Income # 440 52nd
Per Capita Income # 578 37th

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