Grand Ridge, Florida

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Grand Ridge Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% Grand Ridge Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Grand Ridge Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Grand Ridge, Florida

Comparing Grand Ridge 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 2
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 5 4
Short Commute Times 3 4
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 7
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 3
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Grand Ridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SE of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 202 miles W of Jacksonville, Florida
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 32442
Phone Area Codes 850
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.712
Longitude -85.02

Grand Ridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 62 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 81 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches
Station CHIPLEY 3 E
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 65 F
Apr Temp 50 to 80 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 81 F
Annual Precip 64 inches
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Grand Ridge Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 792 100%
Male 379 47.9%
Female 413 52.1%
Under 18 208 26.3%
18+ 584 73.7%
65+ 91 11.5%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 2.95
White 741 93.6%
African-American 20 2.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 18 2.3%
Other 6 0.8%
Mixed Race 6 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.3%

Estimated Grand Ridge Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 802
Growth 10
Growth % 1.3%

Grand Ridge 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 37.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.7%
Irish 11.5%
German 9.3%
English 6.2%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
Scottish 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
Italian 1.2%
European 1%
African 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
Norwegian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grand Ridge 792 $36,875
Altha 506 $40,156
Chattahoochee 3,287 $35,139
Greenwood 735 $35,750
Marianna 6,230 $29,590
Sneads 1,919 $37,162
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Grand Ridge High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 563 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

Grand Ridge Colleges

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