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Gulf County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2016: 16,685 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 13,332 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,137
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,851
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,995
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,347 (it was 936 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 555 sq. mi.

Water area: 190.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gulf County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.8%), Educational, health and social services (20.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Gulf County, FL (2017)
    • 11,92289.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,04922.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8516.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3022.3%Two or more races
    • 1050.8%Asian alone
    • 740.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 270.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 210.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Males: 9,705  (58.2%)
Females: 6,980  (41.8%)
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Average household size:
Gulf County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,905 ($30,276 in 1999)
This county:

$43,905
Florida:

$52,594

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $703 (lower quartile is $474, upper quartile is $971)
This county:

$703
State:

$975


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $155,908 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Gulf:

$155,908
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,668 - $266,961
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,192
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $363

Institutionalized population: 3,442

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 81
  • Burglaries: 50
  • Thefts: 96
  • Auto thefts: 12

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 73
  • Thefts: 100
  • Auto thefts: 12
Gulf County, FL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 95 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 1998: 114 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 1999: 114 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2000: 188 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2001: 141 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2002: 244 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2003: 181 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2004: 183 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2005: 38 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2006: 235 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2007: 71 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2008: 62 buildings, average cost: $232,100
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $258,700
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2012: 47 buildings, average cost: $271,400
  • 2013: 73 buildings, average cost: $245,200
  • 2014: 88 buildings, average cost: $296,100
  • 2015: 102 buildings, average cost: $224,500
  • 2016: 107 buildings, average cost: $251,600
  • 2017: 130 buildings, average cost: $250,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Gulf, FL residents
Average permit cost in Gulf, FL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,185 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $643 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Gulf, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gulf, FL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gulf, FL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.3%
Gulf County:

13.3%
Florida:

14.0%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.4% for Black residents, 28.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for American Indian residents, 11.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.9 years old
(Males: 41.7 years old, Females: 50.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.2 years old, Black residents: 42.1 years old, American Indian residents: 43.2 years old, Asian residents: 34.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.9 years old, Other race residents: 52.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gulf County is $420 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $634 a month.

Cities in this county include: Port St. Joe, Wewahitchka.

Gulf County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
32456Port Saint Joe702020
32465Wewahitchka--1010

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Neighboring counties: Assumption Parish, Louisiana , Bandera County, Texas , East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana , St. Charles Parish, Louisiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Florida:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Gulf, FL
County total employment by year in Gulf, FL
County average yearly wages by year in Gulf, FL

Current college students: 592
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 344 (50.3% naturalized citizens)

Gulf County:

2.1%
Whole state:

20.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 382010 or later
  • 842000 to 2009
  • 421990 to 1999
  • 621980 to 1989
  • 481970 to 1979
  • 73Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.1%

Gulf County marital status for males Gulf County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,485
  • One, attached: 372
  • Two: 216
  • 3 or 4: 293
  • 5 to 9: 121
  • 10 to 19: 82
  • 20 to 49: 24
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 1,856
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 31

Housing units in Gulf County with a mortgage: 1,837 (101 second mortgage, 97 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,379

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

56.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gulf County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,45926
Mainline Protestant1,1617
Black Protestant6274
Catholic3303
Other2532
None9,033-
Gulf County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Gulf County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Gulf County:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gulf County:

10.3%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Gulf County:

25.5%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Gulf County:

Average size of farms: 151 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,308
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,035
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.52%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $14,707
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years

Earthquake activity:

Gulf County-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 268.4 miles away from Gulf County 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 144.7 miles away from the county 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 333.0 miles away from the county 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 266.7 miles away from the county 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 315.7 miles away from Gulf County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 317.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Florida Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 27, 2012 to August 29, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4084: October 18, 2012, FEMA Id: 4084, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Debby, Incident Period: June 23, 2012 to July 26, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4068: July 03, 2012, FEMA Id: 4068, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to May 05, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1831: April 21, 2009, FEMA Id: 1831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Florida Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 31, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1806: October 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1806, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1785: August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 24, 2005 to September 06, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1602: August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: 1602, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 07, 2005 to July 20, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1595: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1595, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1551: September 16, 2004, FEMA Id: 1551, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 17 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gulf County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Tropical Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gulf

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,967 (78.9%)
  • Carpooled: 585 (11.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 37 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 65 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 369 (7.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Cuba (15%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Haiti (6%)
  • El Salvador (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gulf County


  • American (17%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Gulf County, Florida in 2000:

  • 1,187 people in state prisons
  • 104 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 33 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Gulf County, Florida in 2010:

  • 3,287 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 41 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,023.

9.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Florida average:

7.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.57% relocated from other counties in Florida ($20,424 average AGI)
4.57% relocated from other states ($33,356 average AGI)
Gulf County:

4.57%
Florida average:

3.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bay County, FL  2.28% ($34,093 average AGI)


7.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Florida average:

6.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.44% relocated to other counties in Florida ($38,633 average AGI)
1.73% relocated to other states ($12,569 average AGI)
Gulf County:

1.73%
Florida average:

2.71%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bay County, FL  3.00% ($38,417 average AGI)
to Leon County, FL  0.45% ($89,714)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Births per 1000 population in Gulf County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Gulf County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gulf County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gulf County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gulf County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gulf County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gulf County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gulf County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gulf County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,780 (2,277 aged, 503 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 364 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Gulf County, Florida in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (261)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (199)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (159)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (136)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (93)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (82)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (61)
  • Unspecified dementia (54)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (53)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (41)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.24
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,579
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 217
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,429

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,016
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,109
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,685
  • In family households: 12,181 (2,041 male householders, 1,798 female householders)
    2,795 spouses, 3,806 children (3,402 natural, 148 adopted, 253 stepchildren), 717 grandchildren, 137 brothers or sisters, 290 parents, 430 other relatives, 140 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,071 (1,009 male householders (891 living alone)), 714 female householders (631 living alone)), 346 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,308

Size of family households: 2,028 2-persons, 840 3-persons, 570 4-persons, 236 5-persons, 84 6-persons, 81 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,520 1-person, 136 2-persons, 60 3-persons.

1,221 married couples with children.
751 single-parent households (199 men, 552 women).

93.2% of residents of Gulf speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $98,062,000 ($7,098 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,815,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $48,395,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,057,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $34,000
Federal grants: $20,189,000
Federal procurement contracts: $428,000 ($197,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $959,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,730,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,722,000
Federal Government insurance: $236,358,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 600
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 821
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -381
Here -27 per 1000 residents
State +59 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gulf County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.47 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3

Year house built in Gulf County, Florida
  • Year house built in Gulf County, Florida
  • 7522014 or later
  • 1642010 to 2013
  • 2,2082000 to 2009
  • 1,8751990 to 1999
  • 1,3881980 to 1989
  • 1,0961970 to 1979
  • 6831960 to 1969
  • 1,1281950 to 1959
  • 3071940 to 1949
  • 2381939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gulf County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gulf County, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gulf County, Florida
  • 301 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 1583 rooms
  • 7314 rooms
  • 8245 rooms
  • 1,0296 rooms
  • 6917 rooms
  • 3368 rooms
  • 3299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gulf County, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gulf County, Florida
  • 01 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 1833 rooms
  • 3344 rooms
  • 3095 rooms
  • 3606 rooms
  • 1147 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 599+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gulf County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gulf County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gulf County, Florida
  • 29no bedroom
  • 891 bedroom
  • 9512 bedrooms
  • 2,2743 bedrooms
  • 7934 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gulf County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gulf County, Florida
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1141 bedroom
  • 5992 bedrooms
  • 5083 bedrooms
  • 1784 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gulf County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gulf County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gulf County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 91no vehicle
  • 1,4701 vehicle
  • 1,5582 vehicles
  • 7183 vehicles
  • 2984 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gulf County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gulf County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 157no vehicle
  • 6661 vehicle
  • 3912 vehicles
  • 1963 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.0% of Gulf County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Florida.

Gulf County:

85.0%
State average:

84.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,079
  • Other state: 5,878
  • Northeast: 750
  • Midwest: 1,265
  • South: 3,344
  • West: 528
Year householders moved into unit in Gulf County, FL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gulf County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.5%Electricity
  • 17.3%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 82.4%Electricity
  • 12.9%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 55
Here:

5.9%
Florida:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 107
Here:

10.8%
Florida:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 204
Here:

29.1%
Florida:

20.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Gulf County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,840,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,429,000
    Police Protection: $2,820,000
    Financial Administration: $2,231,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,101,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,713,000
    Health - Other: $1,579,000
    Regular Highways: $1,007,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $747,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $734,000
    Hospitals: $551,000
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000
    Local Fire Protection: $297,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $262,000
    Libraries: $157,000
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000
    General Public Buildings: $58,000
    Water Utilities: $14,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $291,000
    Highways: $191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $669,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,900,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,385,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,385,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,050,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,050,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,139,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $106,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,506,000
    Local Fire Protection: $435,000
    Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    General - Other: $121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $76,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,130,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,794,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,067,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,542,000
    Other: $1,191,000
    Health and Hospitals: $248,000
    Housing and Community Development: $137,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,755,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,647,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,348,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $667,000
    Other License: $364,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $132,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $125,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Gulf County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,840,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,429,000
    Police Protection: $2,820,000
    Financial Administration: $2,231,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,101,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,713,000
    Health - Other: $1,579,000
    Regular Highways: $1,007,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $747,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $734,000
    Hospitals: $551,000
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000
    Local Fire Protection: $297,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $262,000
    Libraries: $157,000
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000
    General Public Buildings: $58,000
    Water Utilities: $14,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $291,000
    Highways: $191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $669,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,900,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,385,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,385,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,050,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,050,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,139,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $106,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,506,000
    Local Fire Protection: $435,000
    Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    General - Other: $121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $76,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,130,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,794,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,067,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,542,000
    Other: $1,191,000
    Health and Hospitals: $248,000
    Housing and Community Development: $137,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,755,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,647,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,348,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $667,000
    Other License: $364,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $132,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $125,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Gulf County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,840,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,429,000
    Police Protection: $2,820,000
    Financial Administration: $2,231,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,101,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,713,000
    Health - Other: $1,579,000
    Regular Highways: $1,007,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $747,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $734,000
    Hospitals: $551,000
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000
    Local Fire Protection: $297,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $262,000
    Libraries: $157,000
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000
    General Public Buildings: $58,000
    Water Utilities: $14,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $291,000
    Highways: $191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $669,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,900,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,385,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,385,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,050,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,050,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,139,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $106,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,506,000
    Local Fire Protection: $435,000
    Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    General - Other: $121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $76,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,130,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,794,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,067,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,542,000
    Other: $1,191,000
    Health and Hospitals: $248,000
    Housing and Community Development: $137,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,755,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,647,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,348,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $667,000
    Other License: $364,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $132,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $125,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Gulf County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,840,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,429,000
    Police Protection: $2,820,000
    Financial Administration: $2,231,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,101,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,713,000
    Health - Other: $1,579,000
    Regular Highways: $1,007,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $747,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $734,000
    Hospitals: $551,000
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000
    Local Fire Protection: $297,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $262,000
    Libraries: $157,000
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000
    General Public Buildings: $58,000
    Water Utilities: $14,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $291,000
    Highways: $191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $669,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,900,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,385,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,385,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,050,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,050,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,139,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $106,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,506,000
    Local Fire Protection: $435,000
    Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    General - Other: $121,000
    Correctional Institutions: $76,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,130,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,794,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,067,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,542,000
    Other: $1,191,000
    Health and Hospitals: $248,000
    Housing and Community Development: $137,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,755,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,647,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,348,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $667,000
    Other License: $364,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $132,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $125,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 368
  • Number of aged recipients: 37
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 331
  • Number of recipients under 18: 45
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 233
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 90
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 155
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 163
Most common first names in Gulf County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11670.9 years
William9673.7 years
John9472.7 years
Mary8277.1 years
Robert6972.8 years
Charles4770.0 years
Willie4473.8 years
George3771.8 years
Thomas3673.1 years
Annie3581.1 years
Most common last names in Gulf County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5174.3 years
Smith4774.2 years
Davis4777.6 years
Jones4474.1 years
Whitfield3573.2 years
Hall2570.8 years
Thomas2370.4 years
White2274.4 years
Johnson2177.6 years
Martin2069.0 years
Businesses in Gulf County, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2MainStay1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Subway2
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1