Blountstown, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Blountstown, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Blountstown had a population of 2,464 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Blountstown is located at latitude 30.4429 and longitude -85.0454 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blountstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Blountstown (GNIS ID: 2403881) 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 Blountstown is located within Blountstown CCD of Calhoun County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blountstown: Lafarka.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,464
Population in Households 1,835
Population in Familes 1,500
Population in Group Qrtrs 629
Population Density2 777
Diversity Index3 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,954
Average Household Income $46,506
Per Capita Income $15,233

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 673 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $97,313
Average Home Value $120,134
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 906
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 599
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.24% -0.02%
Households -0.45% -0.16%
Families -0.02% -0.23%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

Blountstown, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blountstown 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 # 622 32nd
Population Density # 640 30th
Diversity Index # 378 59th
Median Household Income # 854 7th
Per Capita Income # 857 7th

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