Chipley, Florida

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Population in 2019: 3,608 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 1,718  (47.6%)
Females: 1,890  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 32428.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,591 (it was $21,686 in 2000)
Chipley:

$31,591
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $14,465 (it was $12,842 in 2000)

Chipley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $103,709 (it was $53,400 in 2000)
Chipley:

$103,709
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $103,723; detached houses: $106,884; mobile homes: $62,603

Median gross rent in 2019: $799.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chipley: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 35.2%
(32.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.0% for Black residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chipley, FL (2019)
    • 1,98254.7%White alone
    • 1,24534.4%Black alone
    • 3349.2%Hispanic
    • 210.6%Two or more races
    • 90.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Chipley, Florida as of June 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chipley is 69 to 1.


Crime rates in Chipley by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(81.1)
3
(78.9)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.3)
1
(28.0)
1
(28.1)
2
(57.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
2
(56.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(80.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.1)
1
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(82.1)
3
(82.0)
1
(28.0)
2
(56.1)
6
(171.5)
3
(84.3)
1
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(140.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(560.9)
14
(371.5)
13
(351.6)
13
(342.1)
25
(661.4)
13
(355.8)
18
(491.8)
13
(363.9)
12
(336.6)
8
(228.7)
11
(309.2)
8
(223.7)
9
(256.0)
19
(532.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
48
(1,282)
20
(530.8)
25
(676.2)
7
(184.2)
25
(661.4)
11
(301.0)
27
(737.7)
29
(811.9)
9
(252.5)
22
(628.9)
32
(899.6)
13
(363.5)
8
(227.5)
13
(364.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
73
(1,950)
52
(1,380)
50
(1,352)
37
(973.7)
53
(1,402)
70
(1,916)
117
(3,197)
118
(3,303)
106
(2,973)
125
(3,573)
133
(3,739)
121
(3,384)
70
(1,991)
88
(2,467)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(160.3)
4
(106.2)
4
(108.2)
2
(52.6)
6
(158.7)
4
(109.5)
1
(27.3)
7
(196.0)
2
(56.1)
2
(57.2)
5
(140.6)
3
(83.9)
0
(0.0)
14
(392.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index316.8228.2261.6195.5268.5202.2326.5308.2247.7334.5310.9220.6169.5349.0

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 Chipley, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Florida average:

2.38
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Ancestries: American (41.8%), German (2.7%), European (2.0%), Irish (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%), African (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 119 feet

Land area: 4.12 square miles.

Population density: 876 people per square mile   (low).

Chipley, Florida map

71 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $657 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $504 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (32.0 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (117.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (592.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Bonifay, FL (2.9 miles ),
Cottondale, FL (3.1 miles ),
Alford, FL (3.2 miles ),
Wausau, FL (3.3 miles ),
Jacob City, FL (3.3 miles ),
Graceville, FL (3.5 miles ),
Campbellton, FL (3.8 miles ),
Noma, FL (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 30.78 N, Longitude: 85.54 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,984 (+82.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 731 (53.4%)

Area code: 850

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

5.2%
Florida:

6.3%
Historical population in Chipley, FL
Historical housing units in Chipley, FL
Most common industries in Chipley, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.6%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Chipley, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Chipley, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Chipley, 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 6.2 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:

Chipley-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 41.3 miles away from the Chipley 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 5.6 miles away from the city center caused $750,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chipley-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 105.5 miles away from Chipley 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 320.2 miles away from Chipley 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 207.6 miles away from Chipley center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 278.5 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 191.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (25) is a lot 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: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chipley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chipley:

  • NORTHWEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1360 BRICKYARD RD)
  • NORTHWEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (SNU) (1360 BRICKYARD RD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY CONVALESCENT CENTER (805 USERY ROAD)
  • WASHINGTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (879 USERY ROAD)
  • CHIPLEY DIALYSIS (877 3RD STREET STE 2)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH (1360 BRICKYARD RD)

Airports and heliports located in Chipley:

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Amtrak station:

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

College/University in Chipley:

  • Washington-Holmes Technical Center (Full-time enrollment: 390; Location: 757 Hoyt Street; Public; Website: whtc.us)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chipley:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 38 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 40 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 43 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 59 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 61 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Troy University (about 75 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 75 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)

Public high schools in Chipley:

Private high school in Chipley:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 134, Location: 1405 BRICKYARD RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chipley:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Chipley Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Family Steakhouse Inc (911 Carlisle Road # A), Chipley Motel & Restaurant (Highway 90), Budget Inn (1184 Jackson Avenue), Chipley Days Inn (1110 Lost Lake Road).

Birthplace of: Bert Yancey - Professional golfer, Liz Swaine - Businessman, Amp Lee - Football player, Artis Gilmore - (born 1949), basketball star, Mary Lena Faulk - Professional golfer, TJ McCullough - College basketball player (Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs), Will McLean - Folk singer.

Washington 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 Chipley and their reported violations in the past:

CHIPLEY, CITY OF (Population served: 3,592, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-1992, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-1993), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-1993), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-1993)
OKALOOSA CO REST AREA (Population served: 1,001, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-29-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JACKSON CO. I-10 REST AREA (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2009)
SNEADS WEIGH IN MOTION STATION EAST (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
SNEADS WEIGH IN MOTION STATION WEST (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ST. JOSEPH COMMUNITY PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • ORANGE HILL COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GREENHEAD RAINBOW STORE (Address: 5763 HWY 77 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.7%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
115 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
185 people in nursing homes in 2000
41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Chipley (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Chipley Branch at 1281 Church Avenue, branch established on 1975/05/22. 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
  • First Federal Bank of Florida: Chipley Branch at 1012 Main Street, branch established on 2006/12/18. 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
  • One South Bank: at 1385 Main Street, branch established on 2008/10/29. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $30.6 mil, Deposits: $25.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • PeoplesSouth Bank: Chipley Branch at 1615 Main Street, Highway 77, branch established on 2002/10/21. 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.
  • Capital City Bank: Chipley Branch at 1242 Jackson Avenue, branch established on 1935/07/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Chipley Branch at 862 Main Street, branch established on 1934/12/24. 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

For population 15 years and over in Chipley:

Marital status in Chipley, FL
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

For population 25 years and over in Chipley:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Florida average:

12.1

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chipley, FL (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,47742
Black Protestant1,2518
Mainline Protestant7147
Catholic3252
Other-1
None15,129-
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
Washington County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Washington County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Washington County:

7.00 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

10.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Florida:

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

11.6%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.0%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chipley:

54.1%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Chipley:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chipley:

15.9%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.5%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Chipley:

32.6%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

60.4%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Chipley:

81.3%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chipley, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$38,045$38,0450$0
Streets and Highways 7$14,914$25,5670$0
Water Supply 7$19,451$33,3450$0
Sewerage 6$24,369$48,7380$0
Financial Administration 5$20,470$49,1281$1,577
Other Government Administration 2$5,036$30,2165$4,318
Gas Supply 2$7,278$43,6680$0
Solid Waste Management 2$7,084$42,5040$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,092$36,5520$0
Firefighters 1$4,866$58,3920$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,870$34,4400$0
Police - Other 1$2,595$31,1400$0
Totals for Government 48$153,071$38,2686$5,895

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,032,000 ($563.19)
    Police Protection: $851,000 ($235.86)
    Water Utilities: $758,000 ($210.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $684,000 ($189.58)
    Financial Administration: $674,000 ($186.81)
    Regular Highways: $580,000 ($160.75)
    Gas Utilities: $387,000 ($107.26)
    Natural Resources - Other: $214,000 ($59.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $190,000 ($52.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000 ($49.89)
    Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($21.62)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($1.94)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $152,000 ($42.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $252,000 ($69.84)
    Regular Highways: $118,000 ($32.71)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($12.20)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($6.93)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($3.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($3.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($1.66)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,156,000 ($320.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $691,000 ($191.52)
    Other: $91,000 ($25.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($10.25)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($2.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $88,000 ($24.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $163,000 ($45.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $346,000 ($95.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($4.99)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($4.16)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($1.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $772,000 ($213.97)
    Gas Utilities: $292,000 ($80.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $249,000 ($69.01)
    Water Utilities: $137,000 ($37.97)
    Public Welfare: $33,000 ($9.15)
  • Tax - Property: $951,000 ($263.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $434,000 ($120.29)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $310,000 ($85.92)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $259,000 ($71.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $96,000 ($26.61)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.55)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,486,000 ($966.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,347,000 ($927.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $182,000 ($50.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,301,000 ($914.91)

8.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Florida average:

7.69%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bay County, FL  2.59% ($37,304 average AGI)
from Holmes County, FL  0.96% ($34,708)
from Jackson County, FL  0.91% ($28,353)


7.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,986 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
Florida average:

6.59%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bay County, FL  2.29% ($30,341 average AGI)
to Holmes County, FL  1.23% ($27,626)
to Jackson County, FL  1.01% ($29,867)
Businesses in Chipley, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS3
Kincaid1Waffle House1
Kroger1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chipley:

  • WBGC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHIPLEY, FL; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOT (980 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WTYS (1340 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chipley:

  • 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)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WJAQ (100.9 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • W291AD (106.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJED (91.1 FM; DOGWOOD LAKES ESTATE, FL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Chipley:

  • 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.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W17CG (Channel 17; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
Chipley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Chipley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 367ft / 112mTotal length
  • 136,475Total average daily traffic
  • 28,762Total average daily truck traffic
  • 85,256Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chipley, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chipley, FL

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 52. The highest number of reported fires - 101 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chipley, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.7%), and Structure Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chipley, FL
    • 44052.7%Outside Fires
    • 25430.4%Structure Fires
    • 12615.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 151.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chipley, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chipley, Florida:

  • Budget Inn, 700 E Jackson Ave, Chipley, Florida 32428
  • Days Inn, S Hwy 77, Chipley, Florida 32428
  • Quality Inn, 1130 Motel Dr, Chipley, Florida 32428 , Phone: (850) 638-3996
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1140 Motel Dr, Chipley, Florida 32428 , Phone: (850) 415-1111, Fax: (850) 415-1112
  • Super 8 Motel, 1150 Motel Dr, Chipley, Florida 32428 , Phone: (850) 638-8530, Fax: (850) 638-9895
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chipley, Florida
Most common first names in Chipley, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11772.6 years
John11674.8 years
James11370.8 years
Mary9675.8 years
Willie5375.4 years
Robert5272.4 years
George5177.1 years
Charles4871.8 years
Joseph4173.7 years
Annie4084.7 years
Most common last names in Chipley, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5573.6 years
Johnson3974.3 years
Carter3575.4 years
Taylor3573.6 years
Williams3478.4 years
Davis3271.6 years
Brown3176.2 years
Bush2878.8 years
Harrell2579.8 years
Jones2472.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chipley, FL
  • 83.2%Electricity
  • 12.7%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chipley, FL
  • 85.2%Electricity
  • 6.8%Utility gas
  • 6.6%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Chipley compared to Florida state average:

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

Chipley on our top lists:

  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
There are 15 pilots and 27 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.