Bradford County, Florida
Bradford County is located in North Central Florida, along with Alachua, Madison, Hamilton, Taylor, Suwannee, Union, Lafayette, Dixie, Levy, Gilchrist, Marion, and Columbia counties. The largest industries in Bradford County by employment are trade & transportation, education & health services, and leisure & hospitality. The top 5 growing industries are transportation & warehousing, waste management, wholesale trade, scientific & technical services, and construction.
Major private sector employers are Du Pont Titanium Technologies, Wal-Mart Supercenter, Shands Starke, Bradford terrace LLC, and Davis Express Inc. The largest public sector employers include Bradford County School Board and Bradford County Government. Incorporated cities and towns are Brooker, Hampton, Lawtey, and Starke. Florida State Prison is located in Bradford County.
Bradford County Florida Cities
There are 5 cities in Bradford County Florida. These are listed below. Click on a link for details.
Bradford County has a population of approximately 27,049 people. The population increased -5.2% from 2010 to 2012. This compared to a 2.7% increase for the State of Florida and a 1.7% increase for the country as a whole. Bradford County is 293.96 square miles and had a population density of 97 Persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.
There are 11,083 housing units in Bradford County (a housing unit is defined by the US Census Bureau as a house, apartment, mobile home, group of rooms, or single room that is occupied as separate living quarters.) Bradford County has a 76.6% homeownership rate compared to Florida's rate of 69.0%. Bradford County's medium household income in 2011 was $41,397, which is lower than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
18.2% of the population in Bradford County lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:
- Bradford County Census Data
- University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research - Bradford County
Bradford County Economic Activity
The U.S. Bureau of the Census, Economic , 2007 calculated the total value manufacturing, merchant wholesaler, retail sales and food service sales in Bradford County. The Census measured activity of large and medium-sized firms during calendar year 2007. It does not include every aspect of the economy but can be used as a measure of economic activity.
At $253 million, Bradford County's economic activity represents 0.04% of the Florida economy.
|Merchant wholesaler sales||$0||0.0%|
|Accommodation and food services sales||$37||14.7%|
Bradford County Regional Comparisons
Bradford County is located in North Central Florida. This region is responsible for 2.6% of Florida's economic activity. Bradford County represents 1.6% of the region's economy.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
Bradford Real Estate
There are 8,441 properties in Bradford County. The following table shows a summary of them based on 2013 sales data.
|Usage Type||Property Count||%||Sales Count||Median Price||Median Price/Ft||Sales From||To|
|Commercial Property||0||0.00||1||$525,000||$20||May 1st, 2013||May 1st, 2013|
|Residential Property||0||0.00||33||$40,500||$28||February 1st, 2013||September 1st, 2013|
Commercial Real Estate in Bradford County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Bradford County are classified as Commercial. 1 of them sold between May 1st, 2013 and May 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $525,000. The median sales price was $525,000. In 2013 the median sales price for Commercial Property in Bradford County was $20 per sq ft.
Residential Real Estate in Bradford County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Bradford County are classified as Residential. 33 of them sold between February 1st, 2013 and September 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $2,333,900. The median sales price was $40,500. In 2013 the median sales price for A Class Residential Property in Bradford County was $73 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $28/ft and C Class $6/ft.
Bradford Market Data
|Property Usage||Property Count||Total Sq Ft|
|Hotel & Motel||20||179,147|
|Sports & Entertaining||13||111,678|