Green Cove Springs, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Green Cove Springs, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Green Cove Springs had a population of 7,941 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Green Cove Springs is located at latitude 29.9904 and longitude -81.681 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Green Cove Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.39 sq. miles and a water area of 2.51 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Green Cove Springs (GNIS ID: 2403735) 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 Green Cove Springs is located within Green Cove Springs CCD of Clay County.

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Green Cove Springs, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,941
Population in Households 7,348
Population in Familes 5,996
Population in Group Qrtrs 593
Population Density2 1,075
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $50,895
Average Household Income $71,484
Per Capita Income $28,371


Total Housing Units 3,261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,091 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 774 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $199,468
Average Home Value $234,971


Total Households 2,866
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,032
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.7% 1.66%
Households 1.82% 1.8%
Families 1.62% 1.76%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

Green Cove Springs, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Green Cove Springs 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 # 367 60th
Population Density # 573 38th
Diversity Index # 405 56th
Median Household Income # 422 54th
Per Capita Income # 419 55th

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