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Otter Creek, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Otter Creek had a population of 137 as of July 1, 2020. Otter Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Otter Creek is located at latitude 29.325 and longitude -82.7718 in Levy County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Otter Creek encompass a land area of 1.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Levy County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Town of Otter Creek (GNIS ID: 2407059) 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 Town of Otter Creek is located within Cedar Key-Yankeetown CCD of Levy County.


Otter Creek, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 137 (100%)
Population in Households 137 (100.0%)
Population in Families 109 (79.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 101
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $48,977
Average Household Income $55,929
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $23,461
Wealth Index5 51


Total HU (Housing Units) 80 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $89,706
Average Home Value $204,444
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 37
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 0.22% 0.29%
Households 0.18% 0.35%
Families -1.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   0.62%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


Otter Creek, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otter Creek to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 900 2nd
Population Density # 875 5th
Median Household Income # 565 39th
Housing Affordability Index # 18 2nd
Per Capita Income # 628 32nd
Diversity Index # 862 6th

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