Leon County FL Information

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Leon County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 285,432
Population in Households 270,296
Population in Familes 184,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 15,136
Population Density1 428
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 113,493
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 61,651
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 127,852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55,934 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 57,559 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,359 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $201,130
Average Home Value $255,174
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,419
Average Household Income $68,069
Per Capita Income $27,624
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.59%
Households 0.36% 0.51%
Families 0.19% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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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Leon County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leon 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 # 22 69th
Population Density1 # 17 76th
Diversity Index2 # 19 73rd
Median Household Income # 27 61st
Per Capita Income # 21 70th

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