Live Oak, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Live Oak, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Live Oak had a population of 6,931 as of July 1, 2018. Live Oak ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Live Oak is located at latitude 30.2949 and longitude -82.984 in Suwannee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Live Oak (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Suwannee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The City of Live Oak (GNIS ID: 2404940) 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 Live Oak is located within Live Oak CCD of Suwannee County.

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Live Oak, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,931
Population in Households 6,726
Population in Familes 5,260
Population in Group Qrtrs 205
Population Density2 915
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $29,511
Average Household Income $40,147
Per Capita Income $14,596


Total Housing Units 3,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,262 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,235 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 534 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $109,569
Average Home Value $161,113


Total Households 2,497
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,645
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% 0.32%
Households 0.03% 0.23%
Families 0.36% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.03%
Per Capita Income   1.03%

Live Oak, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Live Oak to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 395 57th
Population Density # 606 34th
Diversity Index # 161 83rd
Median Household Income # 883 4th
Per Capita Income # 869 6th

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