Sopchoppy, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sopchoppy, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Sopchoppy had a population of 471 as of July 1, 2016. Sopchoppy ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Sopchoppy is located at latitude 30.0598 and longitude -84.4855 in Wakulla County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sopchoppy (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wakulla County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The City of Sopchoppy (GNIS ID: 2405485) 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 Sopchoppy is located within West Wakulla CCD of Wakulla County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sopchoppy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sopchoppy: Sockchoppy.

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Sopchoppy, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 471
Population in Households 471
Population in Familes 378
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 280
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $152,885
Average Home Value $201,242


Median Household Income $53,308
Average Household Income $64,161
Per Capita Income $26,360
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.46%
Households 0.41% 0.4%
Families 1.01% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Sopchoppy, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sopchoppy 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 # 826 10th
Population Density1 # 802 13th
Diversity Index2 # 721 21st
Median Household Income # 290 69th
Per Capita Income # 414 55th

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