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Sumatra, Florida - Basic Facts

The Sumatra Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Liberty County at latitude 30.023 and longitude -84.9825. Liberty County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Sumatra 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 Sumatra Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 153
Population in Households 145
Population in Familes 120
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 158
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (38.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (51.2%)
Median Home Value $102,500
Average Home Value $135,714


Median Household Income $36,221
Average Household Income $46,807
Per Capita Income $17,816
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.78% 0.65%
Households 0.77% 0.64%
Families 1.1% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.


Sumatra, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumatra 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 # 896 3rd
Population Density1 # 852 8th
Diversity Index2 # 647 30th
Median Household Income # 687 25th
Per Capita Income # 703 24th

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