Jacob City, Florida

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Population in 2017: 244 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.2%
 
Males: 119  (49.2%)
Females: 125  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

47.5 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32431.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,306 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Jacob City:

$33,306
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,277 (it was $11,037 in 2000)

Jacob City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,809 (it was $36,500 in 2000)
Jacob City:

$83,809
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $103,758; detached houses: $166,931; mobile homes: $32,839

Median gross rent in 2017: $555.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jacob City: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.2%
(28.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Jacob City, FL (2010)
    • 22690.4%Black alone
    • 176.8%White alone
    • 62.4%Two or more races
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (13.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.10 square miles.

Population density: 79 people per square mile   (very low).

Jacob City, Florida map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $217 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (23.0 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (113.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (600.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Campbellton, FL (2.0 miles ),
Cottondale, FL (2.7 miles ),
Graceville, FL (2.8 miles ),
Madrid, AL (3.1 miles ),
Chipley, FL (3.3 miles ),
Cottonwood, AL (3.6 miles ),
Marianna, FL (3.6 miles ),
Noma, FL (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.89 N, Longitude: 85.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Distribution of median household income in Jacob City, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jacob City, FL in 2017
Jacob City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Florida:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+7.7%).
Most common industries in Jacob City, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.6%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.8%)
  • Machinery (10.8%)
  • Rail transportation (10.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.0%)
  • Public administration (19.5%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
Most common occupations in Jacob City, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (10.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (10.8%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (10.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Cashiers (12.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.3%)

Average climate in Jacob City, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.3. This is about average.

City:

66.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Jacob City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.3 miles away from the Jacob City city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 3/22/2005, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jacob City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 111.5 miles away from Jacob City center
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 329.7 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 204.5 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 249.3 miles away from Jacob City center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from Jacob City center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.7 miles away from the city 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 Jackson County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jacob City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jacob City:

  • CAMPBELLTON GRACEVILLE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF NORTH FLORIDA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • JACKSON CO CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • CHIPLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • WASHINGTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • NORTHWEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (SNU) (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)

Amtrak station near Jacob City:

  • 11 miles: CHIPLEY (101 S. 7TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jacob City:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 30 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 38 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 52 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 53 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 69 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Troy University (about 71 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 71 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)

Points of interest:

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Church in Jacob City: Saint Marys Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.8%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Jacob City:

Marital status in Jacob City, FL
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 6.8%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

For population 25 years and over in Jacob City:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jacob City, FL (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,15696
Black Protestant3,92526
Mainline Protestant2,56520
Other6752
Catholic3711
None26,054-
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: 10
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Jackson County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Jackson County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Jackson County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.2%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jacob City:

47.7%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.5%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Jacob City:

30.6
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jacob City:

18.5%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.1%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

37.7%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

50.1%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Jacob City:

83.1%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jacob City, 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
Other Government Administration 1$3,463$41,5562$439
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$859
Totals for Government 1$3,463$41,5563$1,298

Jacob City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $429,000 ($1758.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000 ($598.36)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $74,000 ($303.28)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($110.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($40.98)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($8.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($49.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,000 ($229.51)

Jacob City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($8.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $288,000 ($1180.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($4.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($131.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $170,000 ($696.72)
    Other: $156,000 ($639.34)
    General Local Government Support: $35,000 ($143.44)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $25,000 ($102.46)
    Property: $11,000 ($45.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($12.30)

Jacob City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $297,000 ($1217.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $294,000 ($1204.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($12.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,000 ($57.38)

6.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,958 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Bay County, FL  0.61% ($29,234 average AGI)
from Washington County, FL  0.49% ($29,867)
from Calhoun County, FL  0.40% ($30,967)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
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 Bay County, FL  0.64% ($29,612 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, FL  0.46% ($40,586)
to Washington County, FL  0.44% ($28,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jacob City:

  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTOT (980 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WBGC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHIPLEY, FL; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTYS (1340 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jacob City:

  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WJAQ (100.9 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W291AD (106.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WZND (105.3 FM; HEADLAND, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJNF (91.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jacob City:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Jacob City fatal accident list:

Jun 16, 2017 08:33 PM, Cr-162, Lat: 30.895281, Lon: -85.408750, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 24, 2014 07:48 PM, Cr-162, Lat: 30.898389, Lon: -85.415950, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.1mTotal length
  • 5,043Total average daily traffic
  • 743Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,306Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jacob City, FL
  • 74.4%Electricity
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jacob City, FL
  • 76.2%Electricity
  • 11.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.9%Wood


Jacob City compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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