Branford, Florida

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Branford, Florida

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Branford Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Branford Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Branford Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Branford, Florida

Comparing Branford 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 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 7
Portion of People Married 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 3
Median Family Income 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 4 1
Short Commute Times 3 4
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 6 2

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Branford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles NW of Gainesville, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles W of Jacksonville, Florida
County Suwannee
Standard Zip Codes 32008
Phone Area Codes 386
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.958
Longitude -82.928

Branford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MAYO
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 66 F
Apr Temp 54 to 81 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 83 F
Annual Precip 54.8 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 68 F
Apr Temp 54 to 82 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 82 F
Annual Precip 54.1 inches
Station LIVE OAK
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 67 F
Apr Temp 55 to 82 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 59 to 83 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches
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Branford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 695 100%
Male 331 47.6%
Female 364 52.4%
Under 18 192 27.6%
18+ 503 72.4%
65+ 97 14%
Median Age 33.1
Average Family Size 3.15
White 605 87.1%
African-American 49 7.1%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 19 2.7%
Mixed Race 18 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 66 9.5%

Estimated Branford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 756
Growth 61
Growth % 8.8%

Branford 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
US/American 37.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.4%
German 8.7%
English 8.2%
Irish 7%
Italian 4.2%
Swedish 3.2%
Welsh 1.5%
Polish 1.5%
Scottish 1%
Egyptian 1%
British 0.7%
Swiss 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Branford 695 $31,705
Bell 349 $30,987
Fort White 409 $28,000
High Springs 3,863 $43,779
Lake City 9,980 $31,920
Live Oak 6,480 $29,099
Mayo 988 $28,438
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Branford High Schools (2004)

Serves 675 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.3

Branford Colleges

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