Living in Wakulla County, Florida

A complete guide of the county from schools to diversity

Should You Move to Wakulla County?

Wakulla County is home to 553,543 Florida residents. Over the past ten years, the county has seen an increase in growth of 94.44%, ranking it #157 in the US and #4 in Florida for population growth.

Based on the counties residents and economy, Wakulla County, FL is Great for retirees and okay for families.

When considering schools and educational attainment, 91.1% of residents over 25 years of age graduated high school and 25.4% completed their bachelor’s degree or higher. The majority of students in Wakulla County attend public school.

If diversity is essential, Wakulla County received a C grade in diversity.

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How Does Wakulla County Rank?

B
Retirement
C
Diversity
B
Professionals
C
Raising a Family

Who Lives in Wakulla County?

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Total Population

553,543

10-Year Change

94.44%

Households are Families

65.5%

Per Households

39

C
Diversity Grade
White alone
72.3%
Black or African American alone
10.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
0.4%
Asian alone
1.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
14.9%
B
Retirement
C
Raising a Family
Under 5 years
4.2%
Under 18 years
14.5%
Over 65 years
30.6%

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Housing in Wakulla County

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Total Households

Own vs. Rent

Own 71.5%
Rent 28.5%

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Typical Age of Homes

1980 to 1999

Common Residence Type

single-family homes

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Wakulla County Schools

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C+

C+

C

C

C

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C-

C

C

C-

B-

C-

NR

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C

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B-

NR

B
Student-Teacher Ratio

The Wakulla School District in Wakulla County, FL, is home to 5,061 students across 15 schools. Based on enrollment numbers, Wakulla ranks #48 in Florida. Grades from Pre-K to 12 are offered in the district.

Wakulla School District received a student-teacher ratio grade of B, averaging 16.22 students per teacher.

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District Schools

15

Student Enrollments

5,061

Student-Teacher Ratio

16.22:1

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Cost of Living in Florida

How Does Florida Compare?

29
in Cost of Living
24
in Minimum Wage
29
in Living Wage

Florida State Taxes

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Should you move to Florida?

Florida, the Sunshine State, is known for its vibrant cities, stunning beaches, and an array of outdoor activities. Offering warm weather year-round and a rich cultural blend, Florida presents a lifestyle that’s as diverse as its population.

Florida’s economy is one of the largest in the U.S., with key sectors including tourism, agriculture, aerospace and defense, and healthcare. The state is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies, and Miami serves as the gateway to Latin America for trade and international business and became a new tech hub for startups.

Living in Florida is all about embracing the outdoors and cultural diversity. You can enjoy the beautiful beaches of the Florida Keys, explore the wilderness of the Everglades, visit the world-renowned theme parks in Orlando, or soak in the vibrant nightlife of Miami. Plus, Florida is a sports lover’s paradise, with numerous professional teams across all major sports.

Florida also offers strong educational opportunities, with top-rated institutions such as the University of Florida and Florida State University. And for space enthusiasts, the Kennedy Space Center and SpaceX launches from Cape Canaveral are always thrilling.

So, if you’re seeking a state with a robust economy, abundant recreational activities, a commitment to quality education, and no state income tax, Florida could be your next destination. Just remember, hurricane season runs from June to November!

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Wakulla County Economy

The industries, jobs, and economics of the zip code

Median Household Income

$56,786

US Average $74,580

How does Wakulla County compare?

Unemployment rate

4.2%

Poverty rate

12.9%

Primary Occupations

Sales and related occupations

Secondary Occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Crime in Wakulla County

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Crime Rate

Per 100,000 residents

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