Taylor County, Florida
Taylor County is located in North Central Florida, along with Alachua, Madison, Hamilton, Suwannee, Union, Bradford, Lafayette, Dixie, Levy, Gilchrist, Marion, and Columbia counties. The largest industries are healthcare, manufacturing, and the production of wood products. Taylor County has abundant amounts of rural land, giving a lot of opportunity for growth and new development.
Major private sector employers for Taylor county are Buckeye Technologies, Doctors Memorial Hospital, Chemring Ordnance, United Welding Services Inc, and Gilman Building Products. Top public sector employers are Taylor County School Board and Taylor County Correctional Institute. Incorporated and unincorporated areas in Taylor County include Perry (county seat), Athena, Eridu, Iddo, Salem, Lakebird, and Pinland.
Taylor County Florida Cities
There are 4 cities in Taylor County Florida. These are listed below. Click on a link for details.
Perry, Salem, Shady Grove, Steinhatchee,
Taylor County has a population of approximately 22,744 people. The population increased 0.8% 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. Taylor County is 1043.31 square miles and had a population density of 21.6 Persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.
There are 11,085 housing units in Taylor 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.) Taylor County has a 83.5% homeownership rate compared to Florida's rate of 69.0%. Taylor County's medium household income in 2011 was $38,005, which is lower than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
17.4% of the population in Taylor County lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:
- Taylor County Census Data
- University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research - Taylor County
Taylor 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 Taylor 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 $823 million, Taylor County's economic activity represents 0.13% of the Florida economy.
|Merchant wholesaler sales||$0||0.0%|
|Accommodation and food services sales||$20||2.4%|
Taylor County Regional Comparisons
Taylor County is located in North Central Florida. This region is responsible for 2.6% of Florida's economic activity. Taylor County represents 5.1% of the region's economy.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
Taylor Real Estate
There are 568 properties in Taylor 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|
|Residential Property||0||0.00||7||$82,000||$63||February 1st, 2013||August 1st, 2013|
Residential Real Estate in Taylor County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Taylor County are classified as Residential. 7 of them sold between February 1st, 2013 and August 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $670,900. The median sales price was $82,000. In 2013 the median sales price for Residential Property in Taylor County was $63 per sq ft.
Taylor Market Data
|Property Usage||Property Count||Total Sq Ft|
|Hotel & Motel||1||10,744|