Santa Rosa County FL Information


Santa Rosa County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 171,747
Daytime Population: Workers 44,790
Daytime Population: Residents 92,073
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 136,863
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 165,072
Population in Familes 138,948
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,675
Population Density2 170
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $58,551
Average Household Income $77,674
Per Capita Income $29,898


Total Housing Units 71,845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,162 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,218 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,465 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $188,028
Average Home Value $232,500


Total Households 63,380
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 46,029
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 1.76% 1.64%
Households 1.5% 1.64%
Families 1.42% 1.59%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


Santa Rosa County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Rosa 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 # 30 57th
Population Density # 35 49th
Diversity Index # 58 15th
Median Household Income # 7 91st
Per Capita Income # 18 75th

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