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Overview

Introduction to Tallahassee, Florida

Founded in 1821, Tallahassee is the capital of Florida, and the county seat of Leon County. Tallahassee is located in inland northern Florida near the Apalachicola National Forest and close to the Georgia border.

The weather in Tallahassee is characterized by hot summers and cool winters. Summer temperatures often top 100 degrees. The average daily summer temperature is 92 degrees. January is the coldest month of the year with an average daily temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Tallahassee does occasional receive snow, and is the holder of the coldest temperature recorded in Florida, -2 degrees.

Tallahassee Arts and Entertainment

Tallahassee has many arts and entertainment attractions. Some of the more significant include:

  • The Black Archives Research Center and Museum.
  • The Florida State University Mainstage/School of Theatre.
  • The Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts.
  • The Foster Tanner Art Center.
  • The Knott House Museum.
  • The Maclay State Gardens.
  • The Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science.
  • The Meginnis-Monroe House.
  • The Mission San Lu’s de Apalachee.
  • The Museum of Florida History.
  • The Springtime Tallahassee Festival.
  • The Southern Shakespeare Festival.
  • The Tallahassee Ballet.
  • The Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center.
  • The Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra.

The main sports offerings for Tallahassee residents come from the two local colleges, Florida State University (FSU) and Florida A&M University (FAMU).

Demographics

People

Total Population188,466
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens9.3%
Employed Population 16+92,275
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married29.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.6%
Median Earnings25+$34,520
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,745
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,390

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,475
% Above Poverty Level71.6%
% Below Poverty Level28.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone33.5%
Median Gross Rent$931
Median House Value$182,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)39.1%
German9.3%
Irish9%
English8.3%
Italian4.1%
West Indian2.5%
Scottish2.1%
French Except Basque1.9%
Polish1.9%
African1.6%
Jamaican1.2%
Haitian1%
Dutch1%
Arab0.8%
Russian0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Greek0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Czech0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Nigerian0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Iranian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Romanian0.1%
South African0.1%
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Tallahassee Almanac

CategoryValue
County Leon County
Standard Zip Codes32301, 32303, 32304, 32305, 32308, 32310, 32311, 32312, 32317, 32309
P.O. Box Zip Codes32302, 32314, 32315, 32316, 32318
Company Zip Codes32306, 32395, 32399, 32313, 32307
Phone Area Codes850
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude30.43
Approximate Longitude-84.26

Tallahassee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationTALLAHASSEE MUNICIPAL AP
Distance4.9 miles
Jan Temp40 to 64 F
Apr Temp53 to 80 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp57 to 81 F
Annual Precip63.2 inches
StationMONTICELLO 3 W
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp38 to 62 F
Apr Temp52 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip58.3 inches
StationCAMILLA 3 SE
Distance51.8 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip52.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Havana1,800$45,250
Midway3,256$60,000
Quincy7,743$42,659
St. Marks237$67,917

Tallahassee Public Libraries

Leroy Collins Leon County Public Library Syst
200 WEST PARK AVENUE
Tallahassee, Florida
(850) 606-2665

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Tallahassee Hospitals

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
1300 Miccosukee Rd
(850) 431-5380
Eastside Psychiatric Hospital
(Proprietary)
2634b Capital Circle Ne
(850) 523-3333
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital Of Tallahassee
(Proprietary)
1675 Riggins Rd
(850) 656-4800
Capital Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
2626 Capital Medical Blvd
(850) 325-5015
Select Specialty Hospital - Tallahassee
(Proprietary)
1554 Surgeons Dr
(850) 219-6800

Tallahassee Public Schools

Pace Center For Girls
1344 Cross Creek Cir
ZIP: 32301
(850) 921-9280
Other
Total Enrollment 54
C.k.steele-leroy Collins All Male Charter Acad
428 W Tennessee St
ZIP: 32301
(850) 681-1929
James Rickards High School
3013 Jim Lee Rd
ZIP: 32301
(850) 414-5500
High
Total Enrollment 1253
Frank Hartsfield Elementary School
1414 Chowkeebin Nene
ZIP: 32301
(850) 488-7322
Primary
Total Enrollment 432
Springwood Elementary School
3801 Fred George Rd
ZIP: 32303
(850) 488-6225
Primary
Total Enrollment 675
Canopy Oaks Elementary School
3250 Point View Dr
ZIP: 32303
(850) 488-3301
Primary
Total Enrollment 709
Amos P. Godby High School
1717 W Tharpe St
ZIP: 32303
(850) 488-1325
High
Total Enrollment 1267
Raa Middle School
401 W Tharpe St
ZIP: 32303
(850) 488-6287
Middle
Total Enrollment 875
Astoria Park Elementary School
2465 Atlas Rd
ZIP: 32303
(850) 488-4673
Primary
Total Enrollment 597
Ruediger Elementary School
526 W 10th Ave
ZIP: 32303
(850) 488-1074
Primary
Total Enrollment 504
Amikids
2514 W Tharpe St
ZIP: 32303
(850) 921-1250
Other
Total Enrollment 36
Leon County Jail
535 Appleyard Dr
ZIP: 32304
(850) 410-1249
Other
Total Enrollment 19
Lively Technical Center
500 Appleyard Dr
ZIP: 32304
(850) 487-7555
High
Total Enrollment 25
Griffin Middle School
800 Alabama St
ZIP: 32304
(850) 488-8436
Middle
Total Enrollment 510
Leon County Virtual School Franchise
2757 W Pensacola St
ZIP: 32304
(850) 487-7247
Other
Total Enrollment 29
Leon Virtual Academy
3955 W Pensacola St
ZIP: 32304
(850) 487-7804
Other
Hospital Homebound
526 Appleyard Dr
ZIP: 32304
(850) 922-2533
Other
Gretchen Everhart School
2750 Mission Rd
ZIP: 32304
(850) 488-5785
Other
Total Enrollment 190
Leon Virtual Instruction (course Offerings)
3955 W Pensacola St
ZIP: 32304
(850) 487-7100
Other
Prek
500 Appleyard Dr
ZIP: 32304
(850) 922-2099
Primary
Total Enrollment 105
John G Riley Elementary School
1400 Indiana St
ZIP: 32304
(850) 488-5840
Primary
Total Enrollment 605
Second Chance At Ghazvini Learning Center
860 Blountstown St
ZIP: 32304
(850) 488-2087
Other
Total Enrollment 83
Sail
2006 Jackson Bluff Rd
ZIP: 32304
(850) 488-2468
High
Total Enrollment 388
Disc-woodville Alternative Learning Center (w.a.l.c.)
3333 W Pensacola St
ZIP: 32304
(850) 487-2277
Leon County Virtual Instruction Program
2757 W Pensacola St
ZIP: 32304
(850) 487-7100
Primary
Total Enrollment 9
Success Academy At Ghazvini Learning Center
854 Blountstown St
ZIP: 32304
(850) 488-2087
Other
Total Enrollment 237
Woodville Elementary School
9373 Woodville Hwy
ZIP: 32305
(850) 487-7043
Primary
Total Enrollment 452
Fairview Middle School
3415 Zillah St
ZIP: 32305
(850) 488-6880
Middle
Total Enrollment 815
Famu Drs Virtual Franchise
400 W Orange Ave
ZIP: 32305
(850) 412-5820
Other
Florida A&m University Developmental Research School
400 W Orange Ave
ZIP: 32305
(850) 412-5842
Other
Total Enrollment 482
Oak Ridge Elementary School
4530 Shelfer Rd
ZIP: 32305
(850) 488-3124
Primary
Total Enrollment 528
Pace Secondary School
3413 Zillah St
ZIP: 32305
(850) 488-8927
Other
Total Enrollment 59
Kate Sullivan Elementary School
927 Miccosukee Rd
ZIP: 32308
(850) 487-1216
Primary
Total Enrollment 913
Stars Middle School
1500 Miccosukee Rd
ZIP: 32308
(850) 681-7827
Middle
Total Enrollment 167
Leon High School
550 E Tennessee St
ZIP: 32308
(850) 488-1971
High
Total Enrollment 2051
W T Moore Elementary School
1706 Dempsey Mayo Rd
ZIP: 32308
(850) 877-6158
Primary
Total Enrollment 592
Imagine School At Evening Rose
3611 Austin Davis Ave
ZIP: 32308
(850) 877-5187
Primary
Total Enrollment 310
Governor's Charter School
4351 Mahan Dr
ZIP: 32308
(850) 487-7147
Primary
Total Enrollment 743
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School
915 Hillcrest Ave
ZIP: 32308
(850) 488-3364
Middle
Total Enrollment 860
The School Of Arts & Sciences
3208 Thomasville Rd
ZIP: 32308
(850) 386-6566
Primary
Total Enrollment 320
Desoto Trail Elementary School
5200 Tredington Park Dr
ZIP: 32309
(850) 488-4511
Primary
Total Enrollment 671
Roberts Elementary School
5777 Centerville Rd
ZIP: 32309
(850) 488-0923
Primary
Total Enrollment 840
William J Montford Iii Middle School
5789 Pimlico Dr
ZIP: 32309
(850) 922-6011
Middle
Total Enrollment 1046
Sabal Palm Elementary School
2813 Ridgeway St
ZIP: 32310
(850) 488-0167
Primary
Total Enrollment 540
R. Frank Nims Middle School
723 W Orange Ave
ZIP: 32310
(850) 488-5960
Middle
Total Enrollment 447
Bond Elementary School
2204 Saxon St
ZIP: 32310
(850) 488-7676
Primary
Total Enrollment 674
Fort Braden School
15100 Blountstown Hwy
ZIP: 32310
(850) 488-9374
Primary
Total Enrollment 770
Leon Co Juvenile Detention Center
2303 Ronellis Dr
ZIP: 32310
(850) 488-7672
Other
Total Enrollment 25
Pineview Elementary School
2230 Lake Bradford Rd
ZIP: 32310
(850) 488-2819
Primary
Total Enrollment 423
Lincoln High School
3838 Trojan Trl
ZIP: 32311
(850) 487-2110
High
Total Enrollment 2070
Apalachee Elementary School
650 Trojan Trl
ZIP: 32311
(850) 488-7110
Primary
Total Enrollment 595
J Michael Conley Elementary School At Southwood
2400 Orange Ave E
ZIP: 32311
(850) 414-5610
Primary
Total Enrollment 903
Fsus Virtual School Franchise
3000 School House Rd
ZIP: 32311
(850) 245-3700
Other
Florida State University School
3000 School House Rd
ZIP: 32311
(850) 245-3700
Other
Total Enrollment 1732
Leon Countywide Adult Education Prog
283 Trojan Trl
ZIP: 32311
(850) 922-5343
Other
Sealey Elementary School
2815 Allen Rd
ZIP: 32312
(850) 488-5640
Primary
Total Enrollment 549
Killearn Lakes Elementary School
8037 Deer Lake Dr E
ZIP: 32312
(850) 921-1265
Primary
Total Enrollment 865
Gilchrist Elementary School
1301 Timberlane Rd
ZIP: 32312
(850) 487-4310
Primary
Total Enrollment 1043
Hawks Rise Elementary School
205 Meadow Ridge Dr
ZIP: 32312
(850) 487-4733
Primary
Total Enrollment 869
Deerlake Middle School
9902 Deer Lk W
ZIP: 32312
(850) 922-6545
Middle
Total Enrollment 925
Lawton Chiles High School
7200 Lawton Chiles Ln
ZIP: 32312
(850) 488-1756
High
Total Enrollment 2011
Buck Lake Elementary School
1600 Pedrick Rd
ZIP: 32317
(850) 488-6133
Primary
Total Enrollment 688
Chaires Elementary School
4774 Chaires Crossroads
ZIP: 32317
(850) 488-5977
Primary
Total Enrollment 486
Swift Creek Middle School
2100 Pedrick Rd
ZIP: 32317
(850) 487-4868
Middle
Total Enrollment 749

Tallahassee Private Schools

All Stars Academic Academy
702 E Orange Ave
ZIP: 32301
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Rise Institute
1375 Cross Creek Cir
ZIP: 32301
Elementary
Total Enrollment 28
Bethel Christian Academy
406 N Bronough St
ZIP: 32301
Elementary
Total Enrollment 45
The Magnolia School
2705 W Tharpe St
ZIP: 32303
Elementary
Total Enrollment 51
Creative Pre School
2746 W Tharpe St
ZIP: 32303
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
Amikids Tallahassee
2514 W Tharpe St
ZIP: 32303
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 46
Cornerstone Learning Community
2524 Hartsfield Rd
ZIP: 32303
Elementary
Total Enrollment 151
Gingerbread Day School/heritage Academy
3324 N Monroe St
ZIP: 32303
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 30
Betton Hills Preparatory School
1815 N Meridian Rd
ZIP: 32303
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
Faith Presbyterian Preschool & Kindergarten
2200 N Meridian Rd
ZIP: 32303
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Franklin Academy
1101 Mission Wood Ln
ZIP: 32304
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 51
Devereux School Tallahassee
2967 Natural Bridge Rd # 2923
ZIP: 32305
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 115
Ivy Hill Academy
971 Briarcliff Rd
ZIP: 32308
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Trinity Catholic School
706 E Brevard St
ZIP: 32308
Elementary
Total Enrollment 439
Holy Comforter Episcopal School
2001 Fleischmann Rd
ZIP: 32308
Elementary
Total Enrollment 536
Seminole Montessori School
2211 Thomasville Rd
ZIP: 32308
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
Christ Classical Academy
1983 Mahan Dr
ZIP: 32308
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 82
The Learning Center
1915 Welby Way
ZIP: 32308
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
Woodland Hall Academy
5246 Centerville Rd
ZIP: 32309
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 18
Lighthouse Christian Academy
7771 Mahan Dr
ZIP: 32309
Secondary
Total Enrollment 22
Community Christian School
4859 Kerry Forest Pkwy
ZIP: 32309
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 295
Celebration Baptist Kinderschool
3300 Shamrock St E
ZIP: 32309
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Grassroots Free School
2458 Grass Roots Way
ZIP: 32311
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
Faith Baptist Child Development Center
3333 Apalachee Pkwy
ZIP: 32311
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
John Paul Ii Catholic High School
5100 Terrebone Dr
ZIP: 32311
Secondary
Total Enrollment 119
Maclay School
3737 N Meridian Rd
ZIP: 32312
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 847
North Florida Christian School
3000 N Meridian Rd
ZIP: 32312
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 713
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