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Fort White, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Fort White had a population of 643 as of July 1, 2019. Fort White 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 Fort White is located at latitude 29.9233 and longitude -82.7137 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fort White encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The Town of Fort White (GNIS ID: 2406511) 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 Town of Fort White is located within Fort White CCD of Columbia County.


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Fort White, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fort White, FL Housing Affordability Index is 167
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fort White, FL Wealth Index is 93
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 643
Population in Households 643
Population in Familes 530
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 266
Diversity Index1 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,220
Average Household Income $69,069
Per Capita Income $26,521
Wealth Index3 93

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $146,296
Housing Affordability Index2 167
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 234
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.43% 1.21%
Households 1.33% 1.09%
Families 1.48% 1.07%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Fort White, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort White to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 806 13th
Population Density # 810 12th
Diversity Index # 539 41st
Median Household Income # 652 29th
Per Capita Income # 502 45th

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