FL

National Population : 333,590,059
Florida State Population : 22,541,935

About Palatka, FL

Palatka, FL is located in Marion County in the state of Florida.

The total City Population for Palatka is about 23,738 with about 413 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 35,216.

The Average Home Value is $78,200.00, which is roughly 62% lower than the Average Home Value of $207,987.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 59% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $34,466.50, which is roughly 38% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,343.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 40% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Palatka is about 14%.

Florida is ranked #32 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 36.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Marion County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 41.43% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 62.54%
Democratic: 36.63%
Libertarian: 0.58%
Other: 0.14%
Green: 0.11%


Nearby Locations

Silver Springs, FL (10.43 mi.)
Silver Spgs, FL (10.43 mi.)
Citra, FL (14.14 mi.)
Anthony, FL (14.34 mi.)
Welaka, FL (15.08 mi.)
Ocala, FL (16.77 mi.)
Pomona Park, FL (17.83 mi.)
Georgetown, FL (18.47 mi.)
Interlachen, FL (19.09 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 32134, 32177
Latitude : 29.344331
Longitude : -81.859726
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 123 ft.
Area Code(s) : 352, 386

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.37
Male Population Estimate : 48.82%
Female Population Estimate : 51.18%
Median Age : 45.4
Male Median Age : 44.6
Female Median Age : 46.1

White Population Estimate : 76.45%
Black Population Estimate : 22.05%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.74%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.77%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.78%
Other Population Estimate : 1.29%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Palatka specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Marion County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Marion County: About 377 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Marion County is about 47% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 24% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.