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Hosford, Florida - Basic Facts

The Hosford Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Liberty County at latitude 30.4034 and longitude -84.8081. Liberty County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 121 feet.

The formal official name is the Hosford Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hosford, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Hosford indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Hosford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Hosford, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 735
Population in Households 735
Population in Familes 618
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 148
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 297
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 208
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $53,061
Average Home Value $95,221


Median Household Income $44,431
Average Household Income $56,215
Per Capita Income $21,825
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.93% 0.7%
Households 2.9% 0.53%
Families 3.19% 0.38%
Median Household Income   4.27%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Hosford, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hosford to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 784 15th
Population Density1 # 857 7th
Diversity Index2 # 831 10th
Median Household Income # 421 54th
Per Capita Income # 522 43rd

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