Gulf County FL Information


Gulf County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,369
Population in Households 13,035
Population in Familes 10,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,334
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 42


Median Household Income $42,243
Average Household Income $56,028
Per Capita Income $21,404


Total Housing Units 10,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,974 (39.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,607 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,510 (44.7%)
Median Home Value $168,614
Average Home Value $202,718


Total Households 5,581
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 3,662
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.38% 0.88%
Households 0.55% 1.07%
Families 0.45% 1.0%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   3.47%


Gulf County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gulf County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 60 12th
Population Density # 57 16th
Diversity Index # 48 30th
Median Household Income # 42 39th
Per Capita Income # 45 34th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.