Crescent City, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Crescent City, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Crescent City had a population of 1,509 as of July 1, 2016. Crescent City ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Crescent City is located at latitude 29.4345 and longitude -81.5133 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crescent City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The City of Crescent City (GNIS ID: 2404150) 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 Crescent City is located within Crescent City CCD of Putnam County.

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


Total Population 1,509
Population in Households 1,449
Population in Familes 1,134
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density1 722
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 603
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 364
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 353 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 250 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 (32.2%)
Median Home Value $90,000
Average Home Value $133,381


Median Household Income $29,508
Average Household Income $42,017
Per Capita Income $16,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.7% -0.43%
Households -1.05% -0.6%
Families -0.64% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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.

Crescent City, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crescent 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 # 696 24th
Population Density1 # 646 30th
Diversity Index2 # 68 93rd
Median Household Income # 859 7th
Per Capita Income # 787 14th

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