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Apalachicola, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Apalachicola had a population of 2,302 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Apalachicola is located at latitude 29.7274 and longitude -84.994 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Apalachicola (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.7 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Apalachicola (GNIS ID: 2403102) 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 Apalachicola is located within Apalachicola CCD of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Apalachicola population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Apalachicola: Appalachicola.

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Apalachicola, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,302
Daytime Population: Workers 1,606
Daytime Population: Residents 1,211
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,817
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 2,249
Population in Familes 1,675
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 1,199
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $33,070
Average Household Income $47,795
Per Capita Income $21,062


Total Housing Units 1,535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 615 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 405 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 515 (33.6%)
Median Home Value $97,890
Average Home Value $162,459


Total Households 1,020
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 593
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.43% 0.16%
Households 0.38% 0.14%
Families 0.43% 0.03%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Apalachicola, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Apalachicola to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 633 31st
Population Density # 542 41st
Diversity Index # 366 61st
Median Household Income # 811 12th
Per Capita Income # 659 28th

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