Ponce Inlet, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ponce Inlet, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Ponce Inlet had a population of 3,173 as of July 1, 2017. Ponce Inlet ranks in the lower 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 Ponce Inlet is located at latitude 29.0871 and longitude -80.9271 in Volusia County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ponce Inlet (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.51 sq. miles and a water area of 10.28 sq. miles. Volusia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Town of Ponce Inlet (GNIS ID: 2407147) 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 Ponce Inlet is located within South Peninsula CCD of Volusia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ponce Inlet population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Ponce Inlet, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,173
Daytime Population: Workers 878
Daytime Population: Residents 2,079
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,957
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 3,173
Population in Familes 2,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 703
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $76,441
Average Household Income $122,454
Per Capita Income $61,092


Total Housing Units 2,977 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,312 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 271 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,394 (46.8%)
Median Home Value $395,146
Average Home Value $462,062


Total Households 1,583
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 1,044
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.63% 0.87%
Households 0.43% 0.76%
Families 0.29% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

Ponce Inlet, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ponce Inlet to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 566 39th
Population Density # 658 29th
Diversity Index # 883 4th
Median Household Income # 89 90th
Per Capita Income # 42 96th

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