Leon County FL Information


Leon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 288,630
Daytime Population: Workers 158,440
Daytime Population: Residents 147,883
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 306,323
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 273,596
Population in Familes 186,600
Population in Group Qrtrs 15,034
Population Density2 433
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $48,373
Average Household Income $71,028
Per Capita Income $28,778


Total Housing Units 129,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56,642 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 58,062 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,386 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $209,015
Average Home Value $255,338


Total Households 114,704
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 62,407
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 0.64% 0.71%
Households 0.46% 0.64%
Families 0.34% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.3%


Leon County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leon 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 # 22 69th
Population Density # 17 76th
Diversity Index # 19 75th
Median Household Income # 27 61st
Per Capita Income # 21 70th

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