Apalachicola, Florida

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Apalachicola, Florida

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High Points

Apalachicola strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Apalachicola Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Apalachicola Walking and Biking to Work
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Apalachicola Low Violent Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Apalachicola Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 14% Apalachicola Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Apalachicola, Florida

Comparing Apalachicola to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 5
Age of the Population 9 7
Senior Citizens 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 4
Portion of People Married 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 2
Median Family Income 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 5 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 2 4

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Apalachicola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles SW of Tallahassee, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 196 miles NW of Tampa, Florida
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 32320
P.O. Box Zip Codes 32329
Phone Area Codes 850
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.725
Longitude -84.983

Apalachicola Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 76 F
Jul Temp 74 to 90 F
Oct Temp 61 to 80 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches
Distance 50.2 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 89 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 64.7 inches
Distance 60.1 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 64 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 63.2 inches
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Apalachicola Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,334 100%
Male 1,107 47.4%
Female 1,227 52.6%
Under 18 510 21.9%
18+ 1,824 78.1%
65+ 478 20.5%
Median Age 43
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,480 63.4%
African-American 815 34.9%
Asian 9 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 11 0.5%
Mixed Race 15 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 39 1.7%

Estimated Apalachicola Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,340
Growth 6
Growth % 0.3%

Apalachicola Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.6%
US/American 8.4%
English 8.4%
German 6.9%
Italian 5.7%
Irish 5.6%
Scotch-Irish 2%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Greek 1.8%
Scottish 0.9%
British 0.8%
African 0.6%
European 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Belizean 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Dutch 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Apalachicola 2,334 $28,464
Carrabelle 1,303 $27,955
Mexico Beach 1,017 $40,163
Port St. Joe 3,644 $39,489

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Apalachicola High Schools (2004)

Serves 271 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

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