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The City of Port Saint Joe had a population of 3,414 as of July 1, 2021. Port Saint Joe 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 Port Saint Joe is located at latitude 29.8119 and longitude -85.303 in Gulf County. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Saint Joe encompass a land area of 9.45 sq. miles and a water area of 2.64 sq. miles. Gulf County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Port Saint Joe 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 Port Saint Joe is located within Port St. Joe CCD of Gulf County.


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Port Saint Joe, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,414 (100%)
Population in Households 3,278 (96.0%)
Population in Families 2,626 (76.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 136 ( 4.0%)
Population Density 365
Diversity Index2 41
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,079
Average Household Income $65,826
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $27,135
Wealth Index5 60
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 1,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 898 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 600 (30.2%)
Median Home Value $188,511
Average Home Value $212,180
Housing Affordability Index3 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,389
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 891
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.08% 0.26%
Households -0.1% 0.19%
Families -0.32% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
Owner Occupied HU   0.49%

Port Saint Joe, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Saint Joe to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 563 39th
Population Density # 769 16th
Median Household Income # 586 36th
Housing Affordability Index # 664 72nd
Per Capita Income # 527 43rd
Diversity Index # 549 40th

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