Jacob City, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Jacob City, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Jacob City had a population of 256 as of July 1, 2016. Jacob City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jacob City is located at latitude 30.8855 and longitude -85.4136 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jacob City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles.

The City of Jacob City (GNIS ID: 2404786) 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 City of Jacob City is located within Cottondale CCD of Jackson County.

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


Total Population 256
Population in Households 256
Population in Familes 218
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 84
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $78,846
Average Home Value $110,714


Median Household Income $30,431
Average Household Income $39,412
Per Capita Income $15,277
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.16%
Households 0.17% 0.0%
Families 0.71% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Jacob City, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jacob City 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 # 872 5th
Population Density1 # 883 4th
Diversity Index2 # 392 57th
Median Household Income # 840 9th
Per Capita Income # 832 10th

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