Chipley, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Chipley, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Chipley had a population of 3,541 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Chipley is located at latitude 30.7756 and longitude -85.5404 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chipley (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 105 feet.

The City of Chipley 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chipley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chipley: Orange.

City of Chipley, FL Boundary Map

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Chipley, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,541
Population in Households 3,511
Population in Familes 2,869
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 846
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,342
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 900
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 787 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 555 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 273 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $83,909
Average Home Value $106,353
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,686
Average Household Income $42,860
Per Capita Income $16,762
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.32%
Households -0.53% -0.39%
Families -0.13% -0.52%
Median Household Income   4.25%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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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Chipley, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chipley to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 534 42nd
Population Density1 # 617 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 474 49th
Median Household Income # 858 7th
Per Capita Income # 749 19th

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