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De Funiak Springs, Florida - Basic Facts

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The City of De Funiak Springs had a population of 5,600 as of July 1, 2016. De Funiak Springs 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 De Funiak Springs is located at latitude 30.7125 and longitude -86.1197 in Walton County. The formal boundaries for the City of De Funiak Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.42 sq. miles. Walton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 259 feet.

The City of De Funiak Springs (GNIS ID: 2404200) 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 De Funiak Springs is located within De Funiak Springs CCD of Walton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with De Funiak Springs 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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De Funiak Springs, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,600
Population in Households 5,288
Population in Familes 4,148
Population in Group Qrtrs 312
Population Density1 406
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,332
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,450
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,428 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 904 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 629 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $111,926
Average Home Value $170,381


Median Household Income $27,715
Average Household Income $42,368
Per Capita Income $18,263
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.22% 2.18%
Households 1.17% 2.2%
Families 1.39% 2.12%
Median Household Income   -1.79%
Per Capita Income   0.62%
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.

De Funiak Springs, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Funiak Springs 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 # 434 53rd
Population Density1 # 746 19th
Diversity Index2 # 375 60th
Median Household Income # 887 4th
Per Capita Income # 734 20th

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