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Wakulla County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2016: 32,379 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 22,863 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,756
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,713
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,116
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,021 (it was 1,334 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%

Land area: 607 sq. mi.

Water area: 129.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wakulla County: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (37.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Wakulla County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (78.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (15.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years
Males: 18,067  (55.8%)
Females: 14,312  (44.2%)
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Wakulla County,FL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Wakulla County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,245 ($37,149 in 1999)

This county:

$56,245
Florida:

$50,860

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $697 (lower quartile is $547, upper quartile is $821)
This county:

$697
State:

$931


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $155,861 (it was $79,900 in 2000)
Wakulla:

$155,861
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,872 - $226,135
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,164
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $369

Institutionalized population: 3,406

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 82
  • Burglaries: 182
  • Thefts: 306
  • Auto thefts: 25

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 17
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 80
  • Burglaries: 168
  • Thefts: 344
  • Auto thefts: 33
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Health of residents in Wakulla County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
68.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
57.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
56.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 207 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 391 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2001: 386 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 2002: 429 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 2003: 462 buildings, average cost: $62,400
  • 2004: 496 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2005: 675 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2006: 571 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2007: 569 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2008: 106 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2009: 95 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2010: 81 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2012: 58 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2013: 95 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2014: 106 buildings, average cost: $137,200
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,290 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,005 (0.8%)

Wakulla County household income distribution in 2013 Wakulla County home values distribution in 2013 Wakulla County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.1%
Wakulla County:

13.1%
Florida:

14.7%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.4% for Black residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.7 years old
(Males: 40.3 years old, Females: 41.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.4 years old, Black residents: 39.7 years old, American Indian residents: 53.9 years old, Asian residents: 27.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.6 years old, Other race residents: 39.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wakulla County is $512 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $569 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $748 a month.

Cities in this county include: East Wakulla, West Wakulla, Crawfordville, Panacea, Sopchoppy, St. Marks.

Wakulla 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 (%)
32327Crawfordville6333030
32346Panacea10----
32355Saint Marks20----

2012 air pollution in Wakulla County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Gilchrist County , Harrison County, Mississippi , Jackson County , Madison County , St. Charles Parish, Louisiana , Harris County, Texas , Hays County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 794
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 658 (52.0% naturalized citizens)

Wakulla County:

2.0%
Whole state:

20.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Wakulla County population
  • 882010 or later
  • 1292000 to 2009
  • 981990 to 1999
  • 981980 to 1989
  • 661970 to 1979
  • 95Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 38.6%

Wakulla County marital status for males Wakulla County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,172
  • One, attached: 216
  • Two: 100
  • 3 or 4: 191
  • 5 to 9: 45
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • 20 or more: 69
  • Mobile homes: 4,110
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 72

Housing units in Wakulla County with a mortgage: 4,853 (105 second mortgage, 275 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,364

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

57.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wakulla County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,51432
Mainline Protestant9854
Black Protestant6644
Other5093
Catholic3001
None23,804-
Wakulla 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: 4
Wakulla County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Wakulla County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

5.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wakulla County:

9.3%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Wakulla County:

28.9%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Wakulla County:

Average size of farms: 87 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,571
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $630.26
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.39%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $13,930
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.34%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,466
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.63
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.35%
Vegetables: 51 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Wakulla 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 302.6 miles away from Wakulla 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 185.7 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 280.3 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 282.3 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 309.7 miles away from Wakulla 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 388.1 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 Hermine, Incident Period: August 31, 2016 to September 11, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4280: September 28, 2016, FEMA Id: 4280, 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 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 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 Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1561: September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1561, 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
  • Florida Hurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1539: August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wakulla County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Tropical Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Public administration (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Cuba (16%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • India (11%)
  • Jamaica (6%)
  • Haiti (5%)
  • Colombia (5%)
  • Ethiopia (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wakulla County


  • American (14%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Wakulla County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,414 (85.2%)
  • Carpooled: 353 (5.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 80 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 159 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 315 (5.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 869 people in state prisons
  • 155 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 3,284 people in state prisons
  • 122 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,624.

8.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Florida average:

7.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.27% relocated from other counties in Florida ($26,239 average AGI)
1.73% relocated from other states ($8,454 average AGI)
Wakulla County:

1.73%
Florida average:

3.71%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Leon County, FL  4.17% ($32,782 average AGI)
from Gadsden County, FL  0.19% ($30,842)
from Franklin County, FL  0.18% ($44,667)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.11% ($28,000)
from Jackson County, FL  0.10% ($48,800)


8.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Florida average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.98% relocated to other counties in Florida ($22,819 average AGI)
2.12% relocated to other states ($10,558 average AGI)
Wakulla County:

2.12%
Florida average:

2.87%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Leon County, FL  3.79% ($30,914 average AGI)
to Franklin County, FL  0.21% ($-11,000)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.19% ($32,000)
to Gadsden County, FL  0.18% ($27,278)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.11% ($50,091)
to Duval County, FL  0.10% ($52,700)
to Pinellas County, FL  0.10% ($25,300)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Wakulla County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Wakulla County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wakulla County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wakulla County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wakulla County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wakulla County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wakulla County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wakulla County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wakulla County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,596 (2,923 aged, 673 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,418 (21%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (295)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (211)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (183)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (176)
  • Unspecified dementia (121)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (84)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (68)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (60)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (55)
  • Pneumonitis due to food and vomit (54)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,202
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 673
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 143.5. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,379
  • In family households: 24,697 (3,801 male householders, 4,155 female householders)
    5,627 spouses, 8,719 children (7,894 natural, 277 adopted, 558 stepchildren), 792 grandchildren, 195 brothers or sisters, 154 parents, 497 other relatives, 694 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,979 (1,472 male householders (1,211 living alone)), 1,568 female householders (1,129 living alone)), 935 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,597

Size of family households: 3,710 2-persons, 2,005 3-persons, 1,524 4-persons, 491 5-persons, 142 6-persons, 65 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,340 1-person, 556 2-persons, 78 3-persons, 73 4-persons.

4,037 married couples with children.
1,937 single-parent households (627 men, 1,310 women).

92.7% of residents of Wakulla speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $90,905,000 ($3,345 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,795,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,869,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,668,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $60,000
Federal grants: $18,175,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,742,000 ($41,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,392,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $530,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,710,000
Federal Government insurance: $185,314,000

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

Births: 1,520
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,061
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +34
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,928
Here:

+175 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wakulla County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.19 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3

Year house built in Wakulla County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Wakulla County population
  • 2532014 or later
  • 3422010 to 2013
  • 4,1122000 to 2009
  • 3,5411990 to 1999
  • 2,2551980 to 1989
  • 1,4831970 to 1979
  • 4301960 to 1969
  • 2981950 to 1959
  • 1051940 to 1949
  • 2691939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wakulla County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wakulla County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Wakulla County population
  • 81 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 2283 rooms
  • 9684 rooms
  • 2,3165 rooms
  • 2,3136 rooms
  • 1,0677 rooms
  • 8478 rooms
  • 4559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wakulla County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Wakulla County population
  • 851 room
  • 972 rooms
  • 573 rooms
  • 6504 rooms
  • 9655 rooms
  • 5516 rooms
  • 2197 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 549+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wakulla County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wakulla County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Wakulla County population
  • 8no bedroom
  • 1711 bedroom
  • 1,2792 bedrooms
  • 5,2083 bedrooms
  • 1,4734 bedrooms
  • 1085+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wakulla County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Wakulla County population
  • 83no bedroom
  • 1391 bedroom
  • 9502 bedrooms
  • 1,4203 bedrooms
  • 1034 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wakulla County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wakulla County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Wakulla County population
  • 87no vehicle
  • 2,2271 vehicle
  • 3,6722 vehicles
  • 1,6573 vehicles
  • 3934 vehicles
  • 2805+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wakulla County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Wakulla County population
  • 338no vehicle
  • 1,0591 vehicle
  • 9572 vehicles
  • 3703 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

81.0% of Wakulla County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Florida.

Wakulla County:

81.0%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 20,123
  • Other state: 11,073
  • Northeast: 2,220
  • Midwest: 2,780
  • South: 5,113
  • West: 973
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wakulla County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 84.9%Electricity
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 88.6%Electricity
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 148
Here:

4.8%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 130
Here:

6.9%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 228
Here:

21.8%
Florida:

20.1%

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

Wakulla County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,352,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $335,000
    Housing & Community Development: $198,000
    Fire Protection: $193,000
    Health - Other: $177,000
    Central Staff Services: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,021,000
    Regular Highways: $1,965,000
    Financial Administration: $1,590,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,502,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,051,000
    Housing & Community Development: $935,000
    General Public Buildings: $780,000
    Solid Waste Management: $680,000
    Sewerage: $403,000
    Parks & Recreation: $359,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $291,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $247,000
    Libraries: $197,000
    Fire Protection: $191,000
    Welfare - Other: $173,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $102,000
    Corrections - Other: $72,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $25,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $671,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $193,000
    Health - Other: $155,000
    Fire Protection: $145,000
    Financial Administration: $56,000
    General Public Building: $55,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $28,000
    Corrections - Other: $27,000
    Libraries: $21,000
    Central Staff: $20,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $5,000
    Welfare - Other: $4,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,661,000

Wakulla County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,187,000
    Solid Waste Management: $706,000
    Sewerage: $421,000
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $62,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,245,000
    Special Assessments: $928,000
    Interest Earnings: $425,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,102,000
    Highways: $2,871,000
    General Support: $1,264,000
    Public Welfare: $98,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,739,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,733,000
    Other Selective Sales: $662,000
    Public Utilities: $473,000
    NEC: $202,000
    Total General Sales: $29,000

Wakulla County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,615,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $264,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,984,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $895,000

Wakulla County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,500,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 577
  • Number of aged recipients: 57
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 520
  • Number of recipients under 18: 122
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 343
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 112
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 217
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 244
Wakulla County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
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Wakulla County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Wakulla County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2879.5 years
William2275.8 years
Robert1668.8 years
John1378.8 years
George871.1 years
Mary884.0 years
Charles768.4 years
Willie777.9 years
Ruby779.4 years
Thomas772.9 years
Most common last names in Wakulla County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sanders1475.7 years
Revell1369.0 years
Rosier1374.2 years
Harrell1072.2 years
Mckenzie1073.6 years
Roberts1080.0 years
Allen974.0 years
Crum970.3 years
Thompson985.7 years
Brown880.7 years
Businesses in Wakulla County, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Subway2
CVS1T-Mobile1
FedEx4True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Maurices1Walmart1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Nike1