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The City of Sopchoppy had a population of 418 as of July 1, 2022. 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 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, 2022)


Total Population 418 (100%)
Population in Households 418 (100.0%)
Population in Families 334 (79.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 249
Diversity Index2 27


Median Household Income $58,387
Average Household Income $83,264
% of Income for Mortgage4 21%
Per Capita Income $36,515
Wealth Index5 86


Total HU (Housing Units) 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $226,613
Average Home Value $283,444
Housing Affordability Index3 134


Total Households 182
Average Household Size 2.30
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3.00
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.84% 0.10%
Households 0.25% 0.44%
Families   0.17%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   3.42%
Owner Occupied HU   0.40%

Sopchoppy, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sopchoppy to the other 954 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 868 9th
Population Density # 840 12th
Median Household Income # 526 45th
Housing Affordability Index # 622 65th
Per Capita Income # 418 56th
Diversity Index # 841 12th

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