Leon County, Florida (FL)

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County population in 2012: 283,769 (88% urban, 12% rural); it was 239,452 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 44,743
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 15,650
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 55,014
Renter-occupied apartments: 50,552 (it was 41,507 in 2000)
% of renters here:

43%
State:

33%

Land area: 667 sq. mi.

Water area: 35.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 417 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Leon County: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.1%), Educational, health and social services (22.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Leon County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (59.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (29.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.6%)
  • Asian alone (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
Median resident age:  29.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 131,134  (41.4%)
Females: 144,353  (58.6%)
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Leon County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Leon County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,859 ($37,517 in 1999)

This county:

$46859
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $700 (lower quartile is $550, upper quartile is $935)
This county:

$700
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $176,100 (it was $100,600 in 2000)
Leon:

$176,100
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,500 - $263,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $229,521
Here:

$229,521
State:

$243,181

Townhouses or other attached units: $112,747
Here:

$112,747
State:

$161,350

In 2-unit structures: $127,646
Here:

$127,646
State:

$161,056

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,795
Here:

$103,795
State:

$143,318

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,165
Here:

$108,165
State:

$215,295

Mobile homes: $58,919
Here:

$58,919
State:

$58,568
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,364
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $432

Institutionalized population: 3,505

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


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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1347 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2001: 1265 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2002: 1486 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2003: 1748 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2004: 1430 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2005: 1789 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2006: 1301 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2007: 1149 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2008: 560 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2009: 366 buildings, average cost: $144,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,921 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,405 (0.8%)

Leon County household income distribution in 2009 Leon County home values distribution Leon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.1%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.0% for American Indian residents, 36.4% for other race residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.1%
Leon County:

22.1%
Florida:

17.0%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 30.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents, 35.6% for other race residents, 22.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 29 years old
(Males: 29 years old, Females: 31 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 35 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Area name: Tallahassee, FL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Leon County is $556 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $916 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tallahassee, Northeast Leon, East Leon, Northwest Leon, Southwest Leon, Southeast Leon, Woodville.

Leon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate 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 (%)
32301Tallahassee17916333333
32303Tallahassee292246060
32304Tallahassee1764411001100
32305Tallahassee110----
32307Tallahassee--1010
32308Tallahassee25225150150
32309Tallahassee50015----
32310Tallahassee90----
32311Tallahassee47114040
32312Tallahassee42716----
32315Tallahassee101010
32317Tallahassee8817----

2005 air pollution in Leon County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.091 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.071 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 12.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 31 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Leon County: Sunset Public Landing (A), Bagwell Landing (B), Brown House (C), Buck Horn Camp (D), Coes Landing (E), Collins Landing (F), Stoutamire Landing (G), Harveys Landing (H), Drakes Landing Recreation Site (I), Vause Landing (J), Bull Headley Public Landing (K), Wainright Landing (L), Williams Landing (M), Davis Boat Landing (N), Otter Camp (O), Millers Public Landing (P), Lone Star Camp (Q), Stoutamire Landing Campground (R), Wakulla Work Center (S), Trout Pond Recreation Area (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leon County include: Capital Heights Church (A), Spring Hill Church (B), Parkhill Church (C), Betholonia Church (D), Fellowship Baptist Church (E), Popular Spring Church (F), Brown-Bethel Church (G), Saint Peters Church (H), Saint Matthews Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bell Cemetery (1), Russells Cemetery (2), Bradford-Eppes Cemetery (3), Memory Gardens Cemetery (4), Lester Cemetery (5), Miccosukee Cemetery (6), Van Brunt Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Alberta Lake (A), Alligator Pond (B), Dog Lake (C), Dog Pond (D), Buck Pond (E), Eightmile Pond (F), Grassy Lake (G), Lake Monkey Business (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou George (A), Still Creek (B), Soapstone Branch (C), Polk Creek (D), Munson Slough (E), Midway Branch (F), Hubbard Branch (G), Holley Branch (H), Harvey Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Leon County include: Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park (1), Silver Lake Recreation Area (2), Talquin Wildlife Management Area (3), Leon Sinks Geological Area (4), Rocky Bluff Scenic Area (5), Ochlockonee River Wildlife Management Area (6), Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park (7), Stoneler Road County Park (8), Old Bainbridge County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Gadsden County , Jefferson County , Liberty County , Wakulla County , Grady County, Georgia , Thomas County, Georgia .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 50,886
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 41.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 11,345 (42% naturalized citizens)

Leon County:

4.7%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 3,342
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,753
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,364
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,537
  • 1975 to 1979: 872
  • 1970 to 1974: 661
  • 1970 to 1974: 442
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,374

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.0%

Leon County marital status for males Leon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Leon County with a mortgage: 34,245 (4,018 second mortgage, 3,501 home equity loan, 115 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,459

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Leon County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant62,953167
Black Protestant22,21238
Mainline Protestant18,71636
Catholic15,6771
Other10,06430
Orthodox6052
None145,260-
Leon 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: 43
Leon County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
Leon County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 196
This county:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Leon County:

8.1%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Leon County:

26.1%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.5%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Leon County:

Average size of farms: 263 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,699
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1196.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.99%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.45%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,418
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.01%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.08%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,624
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.05%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.84
Corn for grain: 793 harvested acres
Vegetables: 69 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 174 acres

Tornado activity:

Leon County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 4964462.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/7/2008, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leon 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 325.1 miles away from Leon 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 184.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 257.6 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 268.9 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 290.0 miles away from Leon County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 295.1 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:


The number of natural disasters in Leon County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Jamaica (5%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Leon County (%):

  • English (10%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Leon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 95,293 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 16,204 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,792 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Railroad: 48 (0%)
  • Taxi: 79 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 210 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 517 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,245 (2%)
  • Other means: 602 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,020 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 8,732 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,268 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,127 people in nursing homes
  • 1,046 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 538 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 224 people in state prisons
  • 131 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 104 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 74 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 73 people in other group homes
  • 68 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 67 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 53 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 24 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in halfway houses
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 10,124 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,011 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 972 people in federal prisons
  • 939 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 906 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 353 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 178 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 87 people in state prisons
  • 87 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 66 people in federal detention centers
  • 62 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 61 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 42 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 25 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 9 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,913.

8.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
Florida average:

7.97%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($316 average AGI)
Leon County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.11%

5.45% relocated from other counties in Florida ($17,557 average AGI)
3.22% relocated from other states ($14,327 average AGI)
Leon County:

3.22%
Florida average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gadsden County, FL  0.57% ($25,613 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.42% ($27,353)
from Wakulla County, FL  0.40% ($30,914)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.39% ($26,793)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.39% ($25,794)
from Duval County, FL  0.31% ($28,892)
from Orange County, FL  0.26% ($24,752)


9.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.71%
Florida average:

7.17%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($297 average AGI)
Leon County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%

5.83% relocated to other counties in Florida ($17,061 average AGI)
3.79% relocated to other states ($14,547 average AGI)
Leon County:

3.79%
Florida average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.61% ($24,825 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.54% ($26,472)
to Gadsden County, FL  0.52% ($26,855)
to Broward County, FL  0.47% ($23,680)
to Wakulla County, FL  0.44% ($32,782)
to Orange County, FL  0.38% ($26,454)
to Duval County, FL  0.35% ($33,813)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Leon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Leon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Leon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 22,871 (19,717 aged, 3,154 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.82
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13972.78
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 304.670
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43072.25

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1354.190
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 642.510
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38.25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 104.170

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.17

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 32.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 20.7
  • Other - 12.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 92.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 53.0
  • Poisoning - 16.7
  • Suffocation - 15.0
  • Other - 7.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 260,493

Size of family households: 27,136 2-persons, 15,481 3-persons, 11,223 4-persons, 4,614 5-persons, 1,614 6-persons, 840 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 33,366 1-person, 10,565 2-persons, 3,619 3-persons, 2,236 4-persons, 185 5-persons, 48 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

30,751 married couples with children.
15,176 single-parent households (2,382 men, 12,794 women).

92.4% of residents of Leon County speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,612,863,000 ($18915 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $151,443,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $613,644,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $214,308,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $104,376,000
Federal grants: $3,477,134,000
Federal procurement contracts: $81,353,000 ($46,558,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $122,049,000 ($22,221,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $106,101,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $126,589,000
Federal Government insurance: $429,466,000

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

Births: 16,332
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 8,162
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,795
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -4,435
Here -18 per 1000 residents
State +59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Leon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 35.70 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,088
  • 2000 to 2004: 23,756
  • 1990 to 1999: 28,801
  • 1980 to 1989: 25,802
  • 1970 to 1979: 21,829
  • 1960 to 1969: 10,166
  • 1950 to 1959: 8,204
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,030
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,796
Rooms in houses/apartments in Leon County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 55
  • 2 rooms: 606
  • 3 rooms: 2,386
  • 4 rooms: 4,896
  • 5 rooms: 11,166
  • 6 rooms: 14,104
  • 7 rooms: 10,080
  • 8 rooms: 6,242
  • 9+ rooms: 5,479
  • 1 room: 1,766
  • 2 rooms: 6,371
  • 3 rooms: 8,374
  • 4 rooms: 11,477
  • 5 rooms: 7,849
  • 6 rooms: 3,642
  • 7 rooms: 1,284
  • 8 rooms: 362
  • 9+ rooms: 382
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Leon County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 169
  • 1 bedroom: 1,433
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,205
  • 3 bedrooms: 31,391
  • 4 bedrooms: 11,271
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,545
  • no bedroom: 2,022
  • 1 bedroom: 12,487
  • 2 bedrooms: 17,031
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,610
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,173
  • 5+ bedrooms: 184
Cars and other vehicles available in Leon County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,708
  • 1 vehicle: 16,421
  • 2 vehicles: 25,998
  • 3 vehicles: 8,405
  • 4 vehicles: 1,860
  • 5+ vehicles: 622
  • no vehicle: 5,142
  • 1 vehicle: 21,029
  • 2 vehicles: 11,364
  • 3 vehicles: 2,906
  • 4 vehicles: 895
  • 5+ vehicles: 171

42% of Leon County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Florida.

Leon County:

42.0%
State average:

51.1%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $93,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Leon County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (72.9%)
  • Utility gas (13.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.9%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Electricity (81.7%)
  • Utility gas (10.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,023
Here:

13.0%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,089
Here:

9.2%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,730
Here:

4.0%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Leon County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,037,000
    General - Other: $7,216,000
    Parks and Recreation: $696,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $24,309,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,893,000
    Financial Administration: $18,376,000
    Health - Other: $15,185,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,844,000
    General - Other: $10,238,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,562,000
    Regular Highways: $7,334,000
    Libraries: $6,785,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,324,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,647,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,509,000
    Sewerage: $2,758,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,714,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,097,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,828,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,818,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,496,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,440,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,550,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $1,174,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,940,000
    Police Protection: $2,505,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,366,000
    Health - Other: $853,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $839,000
    Libraries: $213,000
    Financial Administration: $153,000
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $65,281,000

Leon County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $29,276,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,509,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,281,000
    Parking Facilities: $205,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,918,000
    General Local Government Support: $165,000
    Public Welfare: $116,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,254,000
    Highways: $80,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,071,000
    Rents: $3,268,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,974,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,144,000
    Sale of Property: $510,000
    Special Assessments: $300,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $290,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,223,000
    Highways: $3,616,000
    All Other: $1,108,000
    Transit Utilities: $570,000
    Health and Hospitals: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $97,339,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,278,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,047,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $4,850,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,083,000
    Other License: $2,827,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $212,000

Leon County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $101,990,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,965,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,695,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,670,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,205,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,749,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,456,000

Leon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,032,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,913,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,456,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Leon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Leon County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 48 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,296$158,0411,012$187,0723,683$180,655319$79,08532$1,857,906439$128,37499$75,616
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED50$155,96081$169,716310$194,04223$66,4352$107,50029$115,27635$79,571
APPLICATIONS DENIED185$151,611189$160,9311,378$175,821114$61,8252$575,000163$125,17295$70,158
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN186$151,312190$191,8471,047$178,58249$124,7966$1,709,00097$130,37143$79,860
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS33$139,87954$173,685234$197,15010$137,4000$026$140,5779$83,556
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 41 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED108$245,90762$223,4842$237,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED49$228,18440$222,0756$149,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$232,23517$187,9410$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$182,64310$233,1000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$227,6673$174,3330$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Leon County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary84579.1 years
James80771.4 years
John78473.3 years
William69672.9 years
Robert57569.6 years
Charles39672.3 years
George36174.8 years
Willie32672.1 years
Margaret26779.8 years
Dorothy26077.8 years
Most common last names in Leon County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams46272.3 years
Smith43574.1 years
Johnson42573.8 years
Brown33873.7 years
Jones32575.1 years
Davis26374.2 years
Miller17575.1 years
Jackson16271.7 years
Harris15971.2 years
Thomas15473.3 years
Businesses in Leon County, FL
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Lane Bryant1
AT&T6Lane Furniture6
Abercrombie & Fitch1Little Caesars Pizza2
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lowe's2
Ace Hardware4Macy's1
Advance Auto Parts6Marriott8
Aeropostale1Marshalls1
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets19
Ann Taylor2Maurices1
Applebee's3Mazda1
Arby's1McDonald's16
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse2
AutoZone3Microtel1
BMW1Motel 63
Banana Republic1Motherhood Maternity2
Barnes & Noble1New Balance5
Baskin-Robbins2New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works2Nike23
Baymont Inn1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot3
Best Western2Old Navy1
Brookstone1Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental2On The Border1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback1
Burger King8Outback Steakhouse1
CVS11Pac Sun1
Cache1Panda Express1
Catherines1Panera Bread2
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza5
Chevrolet1Payless4
Chick-Fil-A6Penske3
Chico's1PetSmart1
Chipotle2Pier 1 Imports1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut6
Cold Stone Creamery2Plato's Closet1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes4
Comfort Suites1Publix Super Markets11
Costco1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cracker Barrel1Quality2
Curves1Quiznos3
Dairy Queen2RadioShack5
Days Inn3Red Lobster1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Roof Inn1
Discount Tire2Ruby Tuesday2
Domino's Pizza5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts1SAS Shoes2
Econo Lodge2SONIC Drive-In2
Express1Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear1Sears2
Fashion Bug1Sephora1
FedEx50Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line2Sleep Inn1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker2Sprint Nextel4
Ford1Staples2
Forever 211Starbucks8
GNC5Steak 'n Shake2
GameStop4Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Gap1Subaru1
Goodwill1Suburban1
Gymboree1Subway13
H&R Block9Super 81
Haagen-Dazs1T-Mobile14
Hardee's1T.G.I. Driday's1
Havertys Furniture1T.J.Maxx1
Haworth1Taco Bell6
Hilton5Talbots2
Hobby Lobby1Target2
Holiday Inn4The Room Place3
Hollister Co.1Tire Kingdom4
Home Depot2Toyota1
Honda1Toys"R"Us1
Hot Topic1U-Haul15
Howard Johnson1UPS57
Hyundai1Urban Outfitters1
IHOP2Vans4
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless3
Jimmy John's3Victoria's Secret2
JoS. A. Bank1Village Inn2
Jones New York5Volkswagen1
Journeys1Waffle House7
Justice1Walgreens10
KFC4Walmart5
Kmart1Wet Seal1
Kohl's2Wingate1
La Quinta2YMCA4
La-Z-Boy1

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