Penney Farms, Florida

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Penney Farms, Florida

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Penney Farms College Educated Adults
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Penney Farms Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 18% Penney Farms Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Penney Farms, Florida

Comparing Penney Farms 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 2
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 9
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
People Above Poverty 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 10 9
Short Commute Times 7 9
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 2
Affordability of Rents 4 8

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Penney Farms Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 26 miles S of Jacksonville, Florida
County Clay
Metro Area Jacksonville
P.O. Box Zip Codes 32079
Phone Area Codes 904
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.979
Longitude -81.81

Penney Farms Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 66 F
Apr Temp 56 to 81 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 61 to 81 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station STARKE
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 65 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 81 F
Annual Precip 50.3 inches
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 68 F
Apr Temp 57 to 81 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 62 to 83 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
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Penney Farms Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 580 100%
Male 228 39.3%
Female 352 60.7%
Under 18 33 5.7%
18+ 547 94.3%
65+ 440 75.9%
Median Age 76.5
Average Family Size 2.23
White 527 90.9%
African-American 48 8.3%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Penney Farms Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 613
Growth 33
Growth % 5.7%

Penney Farms 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
English 28.7%
German 12%
US/American 11.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
Scotch-Irish 7%
African 5.7%
Irish 5%
Scottish 4.5%
Welsh 4%
British 3.2%
Austrian 2.2%
Dutch 2.2%
Romanian 1.7%
Swedish 1.5%
European 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Penney Farms 580 $46,875
Green Cove Springs 5,378 $40,443
Hampton 431 $29,375
Keystone Heights 1,349 $47,404
Lawtey 656 $27,375
Orange Park 9,081 $58,093
Starke 5,593 $35,093
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