Gulf County FL Information


Gulf County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,377
Daytime Population: Workers 4,792
Daytime Population: Residents 8,342
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,134
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 12,997
Population in Familes 10,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,380
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $41,446
Average Household Income $53,820
Per Capita Income $20,641


Total Housing Units 9,913 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,953 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,618 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,342 (43.8%)
Median Home Value $145,924
Average Home Value $184,423


Total Households 5,571
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 3,662
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 0.44% 0.7%
Households 0.6% 0.86%
Families 0.51% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.63%


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, 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 # 58 15th
Population Density # 57 16th
Diversity Index # 46 33rd
Median Household Income # 42 39th
Per Capita Income # 45 34th

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