East Palatka, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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East Palatka, Florida - Basic Facts

The East Palatka Census Designated Place had a population of 1,676 as of July 1, 2016. East Palatka 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 East Palatka is located at latitude 29.6496 and longitude -81.5969 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the East Palatka Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 1.31 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The East Palatka Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402433) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The East Palatka Census Designated Place is located within East Palatka CCD of Putnam County.

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


Total Population 1,676
Population in Households 1,452
Population in Familes 1,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 224
Population Density1 527
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 454
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 293
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 329 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $155,435
Average Home Value $200,076


Median Household Income $29,720
Average Household Income $50,838
Per Capita Income $19,948
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.04%
Households -0.42% -0.27%
Families -0.48% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

East Palatka, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Palatka 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 # 686 25th
Population Density1 # 701 24th
Diversity Index2 # 306 67th
Median Household Income # 853 7th
Per Capita Income # 659 28th

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