Wakulla County, Florida
Wakulla County is located in northwest Florida, along with Bay, Santa Rosa, Escambia, Walton, Holmes, Jackson, Washington, Okaloosa, Calhoun, Liberty, Gulf, Franklin, Gadsden, Leon, and Jefferson counties. There is not a lot of developed industry in Wakulla County. The largest industry is a commercial ball powder producing facility. Other industries include a fuel refinery, a tax exempted electrical power producing plant, a commercial billing agency, and a sea going barge terminal.
The largest industries providing employment are public administration; education, health & social services; and construction. 89% of the land in Wakulla County is commercial forest land. Top private sector employers are St. Marks Power, CSG Systems Inc, and Eden Springs. The largest public sector employers include Wakulla County School Board, Florida Department of Corrections, and Florida Department of environment. Municipalities in Wakulla County include Sopchoppy, St. Marks and Crawfordville (county seat).
Wakulla County Florida Cities
There are 4 cities in Wakulla County Florida. These are listed below. Click on a link for details.
Wakulla County has a population of approximately 30,818 people. The population increased 0.1% 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. Wakulla County is 606.42 square miles and had a population density of 50.8 Persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.
There are 12,721 housing units in Wakulla 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.) Wakulla County has a 84.2% homeownership rate compared to Florida's rate of 69.0%. Wakulla County's medium household income in 2011 was $54,151, which is higher than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
12.8% of the population in Wakulla County lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:
- Wakulla County Census Data
- University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research - Wakulla County
Wakulla 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 Wakulla 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 $195 million, Wakulla County's economic activity represents 0.03% of the Florida economy.
|Merchant wholesaler sales||$7||3.6%|
|Accommodation and food services sales||$20||10.3%|
Wakulla County Regional Comparisons
Wakulla County is located in Northwest Florida. This region is responsible for 4.6% of Florida's economic activity. Wakulla County represents 0.7% of the region's economy.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
|Santa Rosa County||158,512||$1,467||4.7%||$55,913||65,728||$173,400|
Wakulla Real Estate
There are 8,757 properties in Wakulla 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||2||$84,500||$33||April 1st, 2013||July 1st, 2013|
|Residential Property||0||0.00||151||$47,800||$32||January 1st, 2013||October 1st, 2013|
Commercial Real Estate in Wakulla County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Wakulla County are classified as Commercial. 2 of them sold between April 1st, 2013 and July 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $169,000. The median sales price was $84,500. In 2013 the median sales price for Commercial Property in Wakulla County was $33 per sq ft.
Residential Real Estate in Wakulla County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Wakulla County are classified as Residential. 151 of them sold between January 1st, 2013 and October 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $8,560,900. The median sales price was $47,800. In 2013 the median sales price for A Class Residential Property in Wakulla County was $65 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $32/ft and C Class $11/ft.
Wakulla Market Data
|Property Usage||Property Count||Total Sq Ft|
|Hotel & Motel||103||49,863|
|Sports & Entertaining||1||0|