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De Funiak Springs, Florida - Basic Facts

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The City of De Funiak Springs had a population of 5,720 as of July 1, 2017. De Funiak Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for De Funiak Springs is located at latitude 30.7125 and longitude -86.1197 in Walton County. The formal boundaries for the City of De Funiak Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.42 sq. miles. Walton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 259 feet.

The City of De Funiak Springs (GNIS ID: 2404200) 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 De Funiak Springs is located within De Funiak Springs CCD of Walton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with De Funiak Springs 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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De Funiak Springs, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,720
Daytime Population: Workers 4,401
Daytime Population: Residents 3,990
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,391
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.47
Population in Households 5,418
Population in Familes 4,246
Population in Group Qrtrs 302
Population Density2 415
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $30,131
Average Household Income $45,600
Per Capita Income $19,488


Total Housing Units 3,035 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,463 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 921 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 651 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $123,559
Average Home Value $181,626


Total Households 2,384
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,485
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 1.35% 2.01%
Households 1.32% 2.02%
Families 1.53% 1.98%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

De Funiak Springs, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Funiak Springs 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 # 435 53rd
Population Density # 747 19th
Diversity Index # 384 58th
Median Household Income # 869 6th
Per Capita Income # 720 22nd

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