Santa Rosa County FL Information

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Santa Rosa County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Rosa County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 30 57th
Population Density1 # 35 49th
Diversity Index2 # 57 16th
Median Household Income # 5 94th
Per Capita Income # 18 75th

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

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Santa Rosa County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 159,896
Population in Households 153,728
Population in Familes 129,399
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,168
Population Density1 158
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 59,717
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 43,342
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 67,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,867 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,850 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,180 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $177,032
Average Home Value $212,196
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,494
Average Household Income $70,682
Per Capita Income $26,734
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.3% 1.28%
Households 1.14% 1.38%
Families 1.0% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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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