Also See: Palatka, FL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Palatka had a population of 10,546 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Palatka is located at latitude 29.6486 and longitude -81.6376 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palatka encompass a land area of 8.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.56 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.
The City of Palatka (GNIS ID: 2404461) 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 Palatka is located within Palatka CCD of Putnam County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Palatka: Pilatka.
|Total Population||10,546 (100%)|
|Population in Households||9,975 (94.6%)|
|Population in Families||7,834 (74.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||571 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$27,616|
|Average Household Income||$44,471|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$16,678|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,604 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,737 (37.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,167 (47.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||700 (15.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$86,382|
|Average Home Value||$158,938|
|Housing Affordability Index3||182|
|Average Household Size||2.56|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.29%|
|Per Capita Income||2.86%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.18%|
The table below compares Palatka 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.
|Total Population||# 326||65th|
|Population Density||# 576||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 900||2nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 633||69th|
|Per Capita Income||# 836||9th|
|Diversity Index||# 314||66th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.