Leon County FL Information


Leon County Subdivisions

Leon County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 296,826 (100%)
Population in Households 281,772 (94.9%)
Population in Families 191,779 (64.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 15,054 ( 5.1%)
Population Density 445
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $52,565
Average Household Income $78,265
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $31,293
Wealth Index5 89


Total HU (Housing Units) 132,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62,036 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 55,994 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,411 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $232,788
Average Home Value $270,034
Housing Affordability Index3 123


Total Households 118,030
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 64,002
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.73% 0.81%
Households 0.61% 0.77%
Families 0.48% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
Owner Occupied HU   0.78%


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, 2020 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
Median Household Income # 33 52nd
Housing Affordability Index # 11 16th
Per Capita Income # 22 69th
Diversity Index # 19 73rd

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