Fanning Springs, Florida

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Fanning Springs, Florida

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Fanning Springs Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 8% Fanning Springs Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Fanning Springs Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Fanning Springs, Florida

Comparing Fanning Springs 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 9 5
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Senior Citizens 6 5
Age of the Population 6 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 5
Portion of People Married 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 3
Working at Home 6 6
Public Transportation Use 6 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
Affordability of Rents 8 10
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8

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Fanning Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles W of Gainesville, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles SW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Gilchrist
Standard Zip Codes 32693
Phone Area Codes 352
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.59
Longitude -82.929

Fanning Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 69 F
Apr Temp 55 to 82 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 59 to 84 F
Annual Precip 59.6 inches
Distance 26 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 LAKE CITY 2 E
Distance 45.5 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 64 F
Apr Temp 56 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 60 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
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Fanning Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 737 100%
Male 369 50.1%
Female 368 49.9%
Under 18 182 24.7%
18+ 555 75.3%
65+ 126 17.1%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 2.84
White 656 89%
African-American 32 4.3%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.7%
Other 27 3.7%
Mixed Race 13 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 66 9%

Estimated Fanning Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 812
Growth 75
Growth % 10.2%

Fanning Springs 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) 18.7%
Irish 17.9%
US/American 15.9%
German 12.4%
English 10.9%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
French Canadian 3.3%
Italian 2.8%
Scottish 2.8%
Swedish 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Portuguese 1.5%
Swiss 1.3%
Welsh 1%
Slovak 1%
European 1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Romanian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Dutch 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fanning Springs 737 $24,167
Bell 349 $30,987
Bronson 964 $28,462
Chiefland 1,993 $23,750
Cross City 1,775 $28,884
Newberry 3,316 $41,544
Trenton 1,617 $29,773
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