Bonifay, Florida

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Population in 2019: 2,704 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: -33.7%
Males: 1,242  (46.0%)
Females: 1,462  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 32425.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,057 (it was $21,216 in 2000)
Bonifay:

$39,057
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,069 (it was $10,320 in 2000)

Bonifay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,493 (it was $58,500 in 2000)
Bonifay:

$122,493
FL:

$245,100

Median gross rent in 2019: $796.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bonifay: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 28.1%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.6% for Black residents, 68.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 53.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bonifay, FL (2019)
    • 2,22781.0%White alone
    • 2559.3%Black alone
    • 843.1%Hispanic
    • 772.8%Two or more races
    • 582.1%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Bonifay, Florida as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bonifay is 50 to 1.


Crime rates in Bonifay by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(70.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.9)
2
(72.8)
2
(72.2)
1
(37.1)
1
(35.3)
1
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(110.6)
1
(36.4)
1
(36.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(108.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.7)
1
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(72.5)
2
(73.7)
1
(36.4)
1
(36.1)
3
(111.3)
3
(106.0)
4
(141.1)
7
(253.1)
5
(180.8)
6
(218.0)
8
(291.8)
7
(258.1)
2
(74.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(1,088)
10
(368.7)
8
(291.0)
15
(541.1)
6
(222.6)
8
(282.6)
22
(776.3)
2
(72.3)
15
(542.3)
5
(181.7)
3
(109.4)
17
(626.8)
3
(111.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(435.3)
9
(331.9)
19
(691.2)
6
(216.5)
22
(816.0)
6
(211.9)
17
(599.9)
45
(1,627)
27
(976.1)
8
(290.7)
14
(510.6)
5
(184.4)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(217.6)
3
(110.6)
1
(36.4)
1
(36.1)
1
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(70.6)
4
(144.6)
3
(108.5)
8
(290.7)
6
(218.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(74.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.1)
1
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(184.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index125.5125.4127.3125.2103.1219.0140.4164.9121.8113.0114.9102.9103.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bonifay, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Florida average:

2.14
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Ancestries: American (63.7%), Irish (5.0%), English (4.2%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 160 feet

Land area: 3.62 square miles.

Population density: 747 people per square mile   (low).

Bonifay, Florida map

35 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,167 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $543 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (34.3 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (114.2 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (583.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Caryville, FL (2.8 miles ),
Chipley, FL (2.9 miles ),
Westville, FL (3.2 miles ),
Vernon, FL (3.4 miles ),
Wausau, FL (3.5 miles ),
Esto, FL (3.7 miles ),
Noma, FL (3.7 miles ),
Graceville, FL (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 30.79 N, Longitude: 85.68 W

Area code: 850

Distribution of median household income in Bonifay, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bonifay, FL in 2019
Bonifay satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Florida:

6.3%
Historical population in Bonifay, FL
Historical housing units in Bonifay, FL
Most common industries in Bonifay, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.5%)
  • Public administration (15.4%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Apparel (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Bonifay, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Bonifay, Florida

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Bonifay, Florida environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bonifay-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.7 miles away from the Bonifay city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/16/2000, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the city center caused $750,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bonifay-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 319.3 miles away from Bonifay 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 203.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 256.2 miles away from Bonifay center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 283.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.6 miles away from Bonifay center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Holmes County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bonifay topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bonifay:

  • DOCTORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2600 HOSPITAL DR)
  • MEDSOUTH HOME HEALTH LLC (201 N ETHERIDGE STREET)
  • BONIFAY NH (306 W BROCK AV)
  • BONIFAY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (306 WEST BROCK AVENUE)
  • BONIFAY NURSING HOME (306 W BROCK AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Bonifay:

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Amtrak station near Bonifay:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bonifay:

  • Enterprise State Community College (about 37 miles; Enterprise, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 39 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 42 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 51 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 69 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Troy University (about 72 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 84 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)

Public high schools in Bonifay:

  • BETHLEHEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 316, Location: 2767 HIGHWAY 160, Grades: PK-12)
  • HOLMES COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 112, Location: 825 W HIGHWAY 90, Grades: PK-12)
  • HOLMES VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (Location: 701 E PENNSYLVANIA AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • GRADUATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (Location: 401 MCLAUGHLIN AVE, Grades: 6-12)
  • HOLMES VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 701 E PENNSYLVANIA AVE, Grades: 6-12)
  • HOLMES EDGENUITY (Location: 701 E PENN AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in Bonifay:

  • GATEWAY ACADEMY (Students: 49, Location: 1213 HOPE CIR, Grades: UG-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bonifay:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bonifay Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Bonifay Inn (2210 South Waukesha Street).

Courts: Florida State - Judicial- State Attorney's (201 North Oklahoma Street), Holmes County Teen Court (410 East North Avenue), Florida State - Judicial- Circuit Court Fourteenth Judicial- Judges- Register All (201 North Oklahoma Street), Florida State - Judicial- Circuit Court Fourteenth Judicial- Clerk Of Circuit C (201 North Oklahoma Street).

Birthplace of: Georgia Boy Williams - Politician.

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

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

ESTO, TOWN OF (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2012)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
NEW SMYRNA ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-16-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
OAK GROVE PENTECOSTAL MINISTRIES (Address: 1131 HWY 179 , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bonifay that have no violations reported:

  • BONIFAY, CITY OF WATER DEPT. (Population served: 4,078, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHAWN'S GROCERY (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GULLY SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.5%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
159 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Bonifay in 2000:

  • 1,413 people in state prisons
  • 177 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Bonifay (2011 data):

  • PeoplesSouth Bank: Bonifay Branch at 2020 South Waukesha Street, branch established on 2007/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $534.5 mil, Deposits: $446.4 mil, headquarters in Colquitt, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Peoplessouth Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Bonifay Branch at 402 North Waukesha Street, branch established on 1964/04/22. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First Federal Bank of Florida: Bonifay Branch at 300 North Waukesha Street, branch established on 1906/02/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $978.4 mil, Deposits: $771.4 mil, headquarters in Lake City, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bonifay Branch at 406 South Waukesha, branch established on 1975/01/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Bonifay:

Marital status in Bonifay, FL
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Bonifay:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Florida average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bonifay
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bonifay, FL (based on Holmes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,03052
Other7173
Mainline Protestant5699
Black Protestant4594
Catholic1021
None10,050-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Holmes County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Holmes County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

11.7%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Holmes County:

29.7%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bonifay:

49.5%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bonifay:

44.8%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.1%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bonifay:

11.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bonifay:

6.7
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

29.3%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

56.8%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bonifay:

80.0%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bonifay, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$18,511$37,0224$1,802
Other Government Administration 5$13,233$31,7590$0
Streets and Highways 4$9,141$27,4230$0
Sewerage 4$12,471$37,4130$0
Water Supply 4$10,992$32,9760$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,610$27,6600$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,900$22,8000$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,493$29,9160$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,169
Totals for Government 27$73,350$32,6005$2,972

Bonifay government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($1.11)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,256,000 ($464.50)
    Regular Highways: $524,000 ($193.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $511,000 ($188.98)
    Water Utilities: $469,000 ($173.45)
    Police Protection: $425,000 ($157.17)
    Financial Administration: $202,000 ($74.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $141,000 ($52.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000 ($36.61)
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000 ($35.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $71,000 ($26.26)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($7.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $145,000 ($53.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($22.93)

Bonifay government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $980,000 ($362.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $595,000 ($220.04)
    Other: $24,000 ($8.88)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($5.92)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $13,000 ($4.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,614,000 ($966.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $71,000 ($26.26)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($5.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($4.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $686,000 ($253.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $149,000 ($55.10)
    Other: $50,000 ($18.49)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $377,000 ($139.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $247,000 ($91.35)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $144,000 ($53.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $58,000 ($21.45)
    Other License: $11,000 ($4.07)

Bonifay government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,118,000 ($1892.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,948,000 ($1829.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $221,000 ($81.73)

Bonifay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,522,000 ($932.69)

6.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
Florida average:

6.59%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washington County, FL  1.32% ($34,708 average AGI)
to Walton County, FL  0.99% ($29,037)
to Jackson County, FL  0.86% ($29,596)
Businesses in Bonifay, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Waffle House1
Kroger2

Strongest AM radio stations in Bonifay:

  • WBGC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHIPLEY, FL; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGEA (1150 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, AL; Owner: SHELLEY BROADCASTING CO, INC., D.I.P)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bonifay:

  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WJED (91.1 FM; DOGWOOD LAKES ESTATE, FL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WJAQ (100.9 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bonifay:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W17CG (Channel 17; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
Bonifay fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Bonifay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 73.5mTotal length
  • 151,819Total average daily traffic
  • 37,815Total average daily truck traffic
  • 158,998Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bonifay, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bonifay, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bonifay)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 113 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bonifay, FL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bonifay)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bonifay)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 82. The highest number of reported fires - 143 took place in 2010, and the least - 30 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bonifay, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.0%), and Structure Fires (36.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bonifay, FL
    • 68549.0%Outside Fires
    • 50536.1%Structure Fires
    • 19814.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 90.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bonifay, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bonifay, Florida:

  • Ridgewood Motel, 602 S Weeks St, Bonifay, Florida 32425
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 115 Washington Dr, Bonifay, Florida 32425 , Phone: (850) 844-0600, Fax: (850) 844-2038
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bonifay, Florida
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bonifay, FL
  • 89.5%Electricity
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bonifay, FL
  • 92.8%Electricity
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Bonifay compared to Florida state average:

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

Bonifay on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
There are 13 pilots and 43 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.