Gilchrist County, Florida
Gilchrist is a county established in Florida and home to the city of Bell. The 350 sq. miles of land has a population density of 48 people per square mile. As of 2014, the population was approximately 16,997, and it increased by 0.3 percent since 2010. In comparison to all of Florida, Gilchrist has a normal number of young familes with 5 percent, an average number of children under 18 at 20 percent, and a typical number of retirees at 19 percent. An estimated 85 percent of the homes in Gilchrist have been kept by the same family for more than one year. An estimated 80 percent of the population in Gilchrist have finished high school, with 11 percent having a post-secondary degree or greater.
Median Home Price
Approximately 6,240 households reside in 7,229 houses, and of these, 2 percent are located in multi-family structures. The median value of properties is $102.3k, with a homeownership rate of 80 percent. The median household income is $38.4k, which is greater than the state. The County of Gilchrist has a total of 1,104 firms, and residents drive an average commute to work of 31 minutes.