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Encyclopedia > Gulf County, Florida
Gulf County, Florida
Seal of Gulf County, Florida
Seal
Map
Map of Florida highlighting Gulf County
Location in the state of Florida
Statistics
Formed 6 June 1925
Seat Port St. Joe
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,928 km² (745 mi²)

492 km² (190 mi²) 25.52%
Population
 - (2000)
 -
({{{census estimate yr}}})
 -
Density

13,332
9/km² 
Website: www.gulfcountygovernment.com

Gulf County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population is 13,332. Its county seat is Port St. Joe, Florida6. Image File history File links Gulf_County_Fl_Seal. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Gulf_County_Florida. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Port St. ... -1... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The Twenty-second United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170 451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Port St. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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History

Gulf County was created in 1925. It was named for the Gulf of Mexico. 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,928 km² (745 mi²). 1,436 km² (555 mi²) of it is land and 492 km² (190 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 25.52% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 13,332 people, 4,931 households, and 3,535 families residing in the county. The population density is 9/km² (24/mi²). There are 7,587 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (14/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 79.89% White, 16.94% Black or African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. 2.03% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 4,931 households out of which 28.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.50% are married couples living together, 11.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.30% are non-families. 25.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 2.87. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 21.70% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 26.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 114.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 116.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $30,276, and the median income for a family is $36,289. Males have a median income of $27,539 versus $20,780 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,449. 16.70% of the population and 13.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.80% of those under the age of 18 and 14.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Port St. ... Wewahitchka is a city located in Gulf County, Florida. ...

External links

Government links/Constitutional offices

Special districts

Judicial branch

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Tourism links

  • Gulf County Tourism Development Council
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Gulf County, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (424 words)
Gulf County is a county located in the panhandle of the U.S. state of Florida.
The U.S. Census Bureau 2005 estimate for the county is 13,975.
In the county the population was spread out with 21.70% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 26.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older.
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