Sopchoppy, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Sopchoppy, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Sopchoppy had a population of 499 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sopchoppy: Sockchoppy.

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


Total Population 499
Population in Households 499
Population in Familes 398
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 296
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $53,592
Average Household Income $66,496
Per Capita Income $26,964


Total Housing Units 288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 166 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $178,906
Average Home Value $219,760


Total Households 209
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 138
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 1.07% 1.29%
Households 0.91% 1.21%
Families 1.4% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

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, 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 # 822 11th
Population Density # 797 13th
Diversity Index # 757 18th
Median Household Income # 360 61st
Per Capita Income # 460 50th

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