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Sopchoppy, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Sopchoppy had a population of 546 as of July 1, 2019. 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 30.0599 and longitude -84.4888 in Wakulla County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sopchoppy 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sopchoppy: Sockchoppy.

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Sopchoppy, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sopchoppy, FL Housing Affordability Index is 152
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Sopchoppy, FL Wealth Index is 72
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 546 (100%)
Population in Households 546 (100.0%)
Population in Families 438 (80.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 325
Diversity Index2 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,265
Average Household Income $62,848
Per Capita Income $25,573
Wealth Index4 72

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $173,485
Housing Affordability Index3 152
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 150
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.94% 1.77%
Households 1.76% 1.7%
Families 2.17% 1.68%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

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, 2019 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 # 819 11th
Population Density # 779 15th
Diversity Index # 785 15th
Median Household Income # 564 39th
Per Capita Income # 532 42nd

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