Sopchoppy, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sopchoppy, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Sopchoppy had a population of 476 as of July 1, 2017. Sopchoppy 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 Sopchoppy is located at latitude 30.0598 and longitude -84.4855 in Wakulla County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sopchoppy (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wakulla County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The City of Sopchoppy (GNIS ID: 2405485) 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 Sopchoppy is located within West Wakulla CCD of Wakulla County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sopchoppy: Sockchoppy.

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


Total Population 476
Daytime Population: Workers 108
Daytime Population: Residents 286
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 394
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 476
Population in Familes 383
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 283
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $53,937
Average Household Income $67,393
Per Capita Income $27,641


Total Housing Units 278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $165,179
Average Home Value $204,141


Total Households 201
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 133
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 0.56% 0.79%
Households 0.49% 0.78%
Families 1.08% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Sopchoppy, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sopchoppy 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 # 825 10th
Population Density # 799 13th
Diversity Index # 738 19th
Median Household Income # 320 65th
Per Capita Income # 410 55th

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