Suwannee County, Florida
Suwannee County is located in North Central Florida, along with Alachua, Madison, Hamilton, Taylor, Union, Bradford, Lafayette, Dixie, Levy, Gilchrist, Marion, and Columbia counties. Poultry manufacturing and healthcare are Suwannee County's largest industries. Major private sector industries are Pilgrim's Pride, Advent Christian Village, Shands of Live Oak, Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch, and Musgrove Construction. Top public sector employers include Suwannee County School District, Suwannee County, and Suwannee County Sheriff's Department. Cities and towns in Suwannee County include Branfoord, Live Oak (county seat), Mcalpin, and O'Brien.
Suwannee County Florida Cities
There are 5 cities in Suwannee County Florida. These are listed below. Click on a link for details.
Suwannee County has a population of approximately 43,656 people. The population increased 5.1% 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. Suwannee County is 688.55 square miles and had a population density of 60.3 Persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.
There are 19,417 housing units in Suwannee 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.) Suwannee County has a 73.6% homeownership rate compared to Florida's rate of 69.0%. Suwannee County's medium household income in 2011 was $37,775, which is lower than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
19.6% of the population in Suwannee County lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:
- Suwannee County Census Data
- University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research - Suwannee County
Suwannee 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 Suwannee 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 $494 million, Suwannee County's economic activity represents 0.08% of the Florida economy.
|Merchant wholesaler sales||$109||22.0%|
|Accommodation and food services sales||$32||6.4%|
Suwannee County Regional Comparisons
Suwannee County is located in North Central Florida. This region is responsible for 2.6% of Florida's economic activity. Suwannee County represents 3.1% of the region's economy.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
Suwannee Real Estate
There are 10,657 properties in Suwannee 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||$200,000||$15||February 1st, 2013||February 1st, 2013|
|Government Property||45||0.42||1||$111,000||$79||April 1st, 2013||April 1st, 2013|
|Residential Property||0||0.00||117||$48,000||$36||January 1st, 2013||November 1st, 2013|
Commercial Real Estate in Suwannee County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Suwannee County are classified as Commercial. 1 of them sold between February 1st, 2013 and February 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $200,000. The median sales price was $200,000. In 2013 the median sales price for Commercial Property in Suwannee County was $15 per sq ft.
Government Real Estate in Suwannee County, Florida
45( .42%) of the properties in Suwannee County are classified as Government. 1 of them sold between April 1st, 2013 and April 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $111,000. The median sales price was $111,000. In 2013 the median sales price for Government Property in Suwannee County was $79 per sq ft.
Residential Real Estate in Suwannee County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Suwannee County are classified as Residential. 117 of them sold between January 1st, 2013 and November 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $8,133,500. The median sales price was $48,000. In 2013 the median sales price for A Class Residential Property in Suwannee County was $80 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $36/ft and C Class $17/ft.
Suwannee Market Data
|Property Usage||Property Count||Total Sq Ft|
|Hotel & Motel||74||11,879|
|Sports & Entertaining||3||10,017,398|