Blountstown, Florida

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Population in 2017: 2,454 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 1,075  (43.8%)
Females: 1,379  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32424.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,529 (it was $23,271 in 2000)
Blountstown:

$31,529
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,915 (it was $11,498 in 2000)

Blountstown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $136,850 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Blountstown:

$136,850
FL:

$214,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $536.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blountstown: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.4%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Blountstown, FL (2017)
    • 1,53058.1%White alone
    • 87233.1%Black alone
    • 803.0%Hispanic
    • 542.0%Two or more races
    • 441.7%Asian alone
    • 90.3%American Indian alone

Races in Blountstown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Blountstown, Florida as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blountstown is 123 to 1.


Crime rates in Blountstown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.2)
1
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.9)
2
(82.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.1)
1
(40.0)
1
(40.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(282.5)
6
(242.5)
8
(327.5)
7
(288.2)
4
(158.9)
6
(242.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(78.2)
4
(158.3)
3
(117.8)
6
(240.5)
12
(481.0)
8
(320.1)
13
(531.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(403.6)
11
(444.6)
8
(327.5)
9
(370.5)
4
(158.9)
3
(121.2)
4
(157.0)
7
(273.8)
5
(197.9)
7
(274.9)
10
(400.8)
4
(160.3)
8
(320.1)
7
(286.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(1,211)
35
(1,415)
31
(1,269)
40
(1,647)
25
(993.2)
27
(1,091)
26
(1,020)
34
(1,330)
40
(1,583)
28
(1,100)
18
(721.4)
31
(1,242)
39
(1,561)
31
(1,267)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(242.1)
4
(161.7)
2
(81.9)
1
(41.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(80.8)
1
(39.2)
1
(39.1)
1
(39.6)
2
(78.6)
3
(120.2)
1
(40.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)152.5149.2170.3177.482.6107.198.1122.4123.993.1114.6172.3160.9195.8

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City-data.com crime index in Blountstown, FL

Crime rate in Blountstown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 15 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.80
Florida average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (10.8%), English (9.5%), Irish (6.7%), German (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 69 feet

Land area: 3.19 square miles.

Population density: 770 people per square mile   (low).

Blountstown, Florida map

68 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

This city:

2.6%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $495 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $572 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (46.1 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (151.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (620.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Bristol, FL (2.0 miles ),
Lake Mystic, FL (2.2 miles ),
West Liberty, FL (3.2 miles ),
Altha, FL (3.2 miles ),
Hosford, FL (3.9 miles ),
Cypress, FL (4.2 miles ),
Grand Ridge, FL (4.3 miles ),
East Liberty, FL (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 30.44 N, Longitude: 85.05 W

Area code: 850

Distribution of median household income in Blountstown, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Blountstown, FL in 2017
Blountstown satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $55,400
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $156,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Blountstown, FL residents
Average permit cost in Blountstown, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Blountstown, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.4%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Wood products (5.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.0%)
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Blountstown, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Blountstown, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blountstown-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/25/1981, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Blountstown city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/28/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blountstown-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 305.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 242.5 miles away from Blountstown center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 280.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 282.3 miles away from Blountstown center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 360.6 miles away from Blountstown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tropical Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Winds: 3, Freeze: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blountstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Blountstown:

  • CALHOUN-LIBERTY HOSPITAL INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 20370 NE BURNS AVE)
  • PARAMOUNT HEALTH CARE, LLC (17400 NW 5TH ST)
  • BLOUNTSTOWN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (16690 SW CHIPOLA RD)
  • RIVER VALLEY REHABILITATION CENTER (17884 NE CROZIER ST)

Airports located in Blountstown:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blountstown:

  • Tallahassee Community College (about 42 miles; Tallahassee, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,904)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 44 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 45 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Florida State University (about 45 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 46 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 66 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 76 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)

Public high schools in Blountstown:

  • BLOUNTSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 281, Location: 18597 NE SR 69, Grades: PK-12)
  • CALHOUN VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (Location: 20448 NW PENNINGTON AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • CALHOUN VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 20448 NE PENNINGTON AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • CALHOUN VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION (COURSE OFFERINGS) (Location: 20448 NW PENNINGTON AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • CALHOUN VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (DISTRICT PRO (Location: 20048 NW PENNINGTON AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Blountstown:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Blountstown: W T Neal Civic Center (A), Blountstown Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Hilda (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Blountstown: Pear-Azalea Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Cherokee Motel (20228 W Central Avenue), Airport Motel (21901 Sr 20 East).

Courts: Florida State - Judicial- State Attorney (20859 Central Avenue East), Florida State of Judicial (20859 Central Avenue East).

Birthplace of: Bill Henderson (baseball) - Baseball player, Carey Loftin - Actor, Fuller Warren - (1905-1973), Governor of Florida, Marti Coley - Politician.

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blountstown and their reported violations in the past:

BLOUNTSTOWN, CITY OF (Population served: 3,900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAY-10-2012 to MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2012)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JAN-18-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.8%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Blountstown in 2010:

  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Blountstown in 2000:

  • 209 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Blountstown (2011 data):

  • Centennial Bank: Blountstown Branch at 20734 Central Avenue East, branch established on 2007/12/12. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $3,588.2 mil, Deposits: $2,891.9 mil, headquarters in Conway, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Blountstown Branch at 20455 Central Avenue West, branch established on 1987/08/31. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Blountstown Branch at 16763 Se South Pear St., branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Blountstown Branch at 209 South Pear Street, branch established on 1934/12/24. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Blountstown:

Marital status in Blountstown, FL
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Blountstown:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Blountstown
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blountstown, FL (based on Calhoun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,72527
Other1,3972
Mainline Protestant4304
Black Protestant3613
Catholic531
None8,659-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
This county:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Calhoun County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.4%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blountstown:

47.1%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blountstown:

41.2%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blountstown:

21.5%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blountstown:

12.9%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blountstown:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Blountstown:

34.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

49.9%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Blountstown:

75.2%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blountstown, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 9$23,442$31,2560$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$27,573$36,7640$0
Financial Administration 7$25,523$43,7541$345
Electric Power 5$20,805$49,9320$0
Police - Other 3$6,912$27,6484$2,227
Gas Supply 2$8,440$50,6400$0
Sewerage 1$7,517$90,2040$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,635$31,6200$0
Firefighters 1$3,027$36,3240$0
Water Supply 1$3,188$38,2560$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 39$129,062$39,7115$2,572

Blountstown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $180,000 ($73.35)
    Regular Highways: $162,000 ($66.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($2.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,637,000 ($1889.57)
    Police Protection: $757,000 ($308.48)
    Sewerage: $550,000 ($224.12)
    Gas Utilities: $455,000 ($185.41)
    Central Staff Services: $424,000 ($172.78)
    Water Utilities: $372,000 ($151.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $342,000 ($139.36)
    Regular Highways: $295,000 ($120.21)
    Financial Administration: $161,000 ($65.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $105,000 ($42.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($6.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($29.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $55,000 ($22.41)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($13.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,552,000 ($632.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.81)

Blountstown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $773,000 ($315.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $323,000 ($131.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($2.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $150,000 ($61.12)
    Highways: $106,000 ($43.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $52,000 ($21.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($27.30)
    Rents: $17,000 ($6.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($2.85)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,273,000 ($2148.74)
    Water Utilities: $613,000 ($249.80)
    Gas Utilities: $413,000 ($168.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $148,000 ($60.31)
    Highways: $75,000 ($30.56)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($11.41)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $304,000 ($123.88)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $128,000 ($52.16)
    Property: $91,000 ($37.08)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $72,000 ($29.34)
    Other License: $10,000 ($4.07)

Blountstown government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,648,000 ($671.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,589,000 ($647.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $118,000 ($48.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,000 ($24.04)

Blountstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,372,000 ($2189.08)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $143,000 ($58.27)

7.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, FL  1.74% ($40,586 average AGI)
from Bay County, FL  1.27% ($32,882)
from Liberty County, FL  1.04% ($31,333)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, FL  1.52% ($30,967 average AGI)
to Bay County, FL  0.88% ($35,943)
to Liberty County, FL  0.83% ($28,515)
Businesses in Blountstown, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Blountstown:

  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WNLS (1270 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blountstown:

  • WPHK (102.7 FM; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WZND (105.3 FM; HEADLAND, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFSQ (91.5 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGWD (93.3 FM; GRETNA, FL; Owner: DE-COL INCORPORATED)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WBWT (100.7 FM; MIDWAY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNF (91.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Blountstown:

  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSU-TV (Channel 11; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
Blountstown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Blountstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 41.4mTotal length
  • 39,076Total average daily traffic
  • 5,060Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,237Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blountstown)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blountstown, FL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLOUNTSTOWN, 17220 Nw Angle Street (Lat: 30.447306 Lon: -85.050833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQRA334,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 4 Miles North Of (Lat: 30.540472 Lon: -84.908250), Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: KNKG626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2018, Expiration Date: 06/15/2028, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Rfd 1, Box 287 (Lat: 30.471028 Lon: -85.045472), Call Sign: KUC981,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.025 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019, Registrant: Adams Communications, 2843 Jefferson St, Marianna, FL 32448, Phone: (850) 294-8841, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blountstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BELL OH-58A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 533QC , Serial Number: 70-15638, Certificate Issue Date: 12/19/2014
    Registrant (Government): Calhoun County Sheriffs Office, 20776 Central Ave E, Blountstown, FL 32424
  • Aircraft: BELL OH-58A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 533SC , Serial Number: 71-20856, Certificate Issue Date: 12/19/2014
    Registrant (Government): Calhoun County Sheriffs Office, 20776 Central Ave E, Blountstown, FL 32424
  • Aircraft: BELL OH-58A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 7248F , Serial Number: 72-21418, Certificate Issue Date: 03/02/2018
    Registrant (Government): Calhoun County Sheriffs Office, 20776 East Central Ave, Blountstown, FL 32424
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/13/2015
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5295W , Serial Number: 28-346, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 03/25/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert H Fleck, 20095 Sw Juniper Ave, Blountstown, FL 32424, Other Owners: Hentz Mcclellan, Jimmy M Sr Waldorff, Jimmy M Jr Waldorff
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/30/2017

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of fire incidents - 80 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Blountstown, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.2%), and Structure Fires (31.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blountstown, FL
    • 34549.2%Outside Fires
    • 22031.4%Structure Fires
    • 8011.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 568.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blountstown, FL
Most common first names in Blountstown, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8573.2 years
Mary7776.8 years
John7172.7 years
William4278.4 years
George3877.9 years
Annie3281.4 years
Charles3170.3 years
Willie2675.1 years
Robert2570.1 years
Joseph2376.0 years
Most common last names in Blountstown, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis5479.7 years
Smith4474.5 years
Williams3972.5 years
Bailey3668.6 years
Johnson2480.0 years
Brown2175.5 years
Parrish2176.7 years
Barfield2074.4 years
Mcclellan1976.5 years
Martin1975.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blountstown, FL
  • 75.8%Electricity
  • 22.2%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blountstown, FL
  • 70.7%Electricity
  • 25.1%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Blountstown compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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