Lawtey, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Lawtey, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Lawtey had a population of 719 as of July 1, 2018. Lawtey 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 Lawtey is located at latitude 30.0475 and longitude -82.0721 in Bradford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lawtey (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bradford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The City of Lawtey (GNIS ID: 2404898) 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 Lawtey is located within Lawtey CCD of Bradford County.

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Lawtey, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 719
Population in Households 489
Population in Familes 409
Population in Group Qrtrs 230
Population Density2 500
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $42,204
Average Household Income $54,056
Per Capita Income $15,923


Total Housing Units 343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $118,293
Average Home Value $135,731


Total Households 288
Average Household Size 1.7
Family Households 205
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.18% -0.06%
Households -0.21% -0.07%
Families 0.73% -0.1%
Median Household Income   -0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.01%

Lawtey, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawtey to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 790 14th
Population Density # 714 22nd
Diversity Index # 381 59th
Median Household Income # 636 31st
Per Capita Income # 843 8th

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