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Housing Profile
Putnam County, Florida
  • Population, 2015: 72760. Putnam County ranks # 39 of Florida's 67 counties in population.
  • Households, 2015: 29186
  • Homeownership Rate, 2015: 76.3%. Statewide, Florida's homeownership rate is 67.7%.
Population Projections
  • In 2040, Putnam County is projected to have a population of 75098, ranking it # 40 of Florida's 67 counties.

Projected Total Population, Putnam County, 2010-2040

Place 2010 2015 2020 2025 2030 20352040
Putnam County 74364 72760 73197 73702 74200 74595 75098
Notes:  Not Available.
Sources:  University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research, Population Projections; U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Decennial Census.
Housing Market

Existing Home Values (Based on County Property Appraisers' Just Value)

  • Single Family Home, average just value, 2016: $101912. (Statewide, the average just value of a single family home in Florida in 2016 was $219681).
  • Mobile Home, average just value, 2016: $43104.
  • Condominium, average just value, 2016: $105013.

Home Sales Prices

  • The average sales price for a single family home was $140652 in 2016. The median sales price that year was $110450, compared to a statewide median sales price of $212000.

    Source: Florida Department of Revenue, Sales Data Files

Median Sales Price for Single Family Homes and Condominiums, Putnam County, 1996-2016

Place Housing Type 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 20152016
Putnam County Single Family Homes 58200 55000 59900 67000 67500 71250 75000 80000 95000 120000 138000 135000 128750 110000 105000 90000 109200 105000 104500 100250 110450
Putnam County Condominiums 62500 62000 65000 73500 80000 73950 85000 90000 136250 188750 197500 196000 205500 136250 117500 155500 134100 112000 143000 119500 129750
Notes:  Not applicable
Sources:  Florida Department of Revenue, Sales Data Files

Median Gross Rent, Putnam County, 2010-2014 American Community Survey

Place Median Gross RentState Median Gross Rent
Putnam County 655 998
Notes:  American Community Survey is based on a sample of households and therefore involves a margin of error. To find the margin of error for this and other ACS-based tables, see the General Unit Characteristics tool. A "-" indicates that the value in the ACS is not statistically significant from zero.
Sources:  U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File
  • In Putnam County and the surrounding metro area, the HUD Fair Market Rent in 2016, representing rent for a typical modest apartment, was $492 for a studio apartment, $495 for a one-bedroom, $634 for a two-bedroom, $808 for a three-bedroom, and $878 for a four-bedroom unit.

    Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2016 Fair Market Rents

Households by Monthly Rent Paid, Putnam County, 2010-2014

Place <$200 $200-$299 $300-$499 $500-$749 $750-$999 $1,000-$1,499 $1,500 or More No Cash RentTotal
Putnam County 332 399 1236 2009 1463 870 60 536 6905
Notes:  American Community Survey is based on a sample of households and therefore involves a margin of error. To find the margin of error for this and other ACS-based tables, see the General Unit Characteristics tool. A "-" indicates that the value in the ACS is not statistically significant from zero.
Sources:  U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File

Manufactured Housing Parks and Condominiums

  • There are 16 licensed manufactured housing parks in Putnam with 521 lots in 2012.
  • There are 3 licensed condominium developments in Putnam with 177 units in 2012. Of these, 0 properties with 0 units were converted from rental to condo.

    Source: Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Home Purchase Loans by Property Type, Putnam County, 2005-2014

Application Count
Place County Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 20132014
Putnam County Putnam One to four-family (other than manufactured housing) 750 628 425 196 171 141 121 310 270 368
Putnam County Putnam Manufactured housing 228 269 230 160 88 83 50 94 120 119
Putnam County Putnam Multifamily 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Notes:  Shows loan applications resulting in loan origination only. For more information, see HMDA User Guide
Sources:  Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data 2005-2014

Foreclosures and Serious Delinquencies

This table is not available outside of Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)

Affordable Housing Needs

Cost Burden, General

  • "Cost-burdened" households pay more than 30% of income for rent or mortgage costs. In 2015, 10260 Putnam County households (35%) pay more than 30% of income for housing. By comparison, 42% of households statewide are cost-burdened.
  • 5598 households in Putnam County (19%) pay more than 50% of income for housing.

Households by Cost Burden, Putnam County, 2015

Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
Total 18926 4662 5598
Notes:  Click here to get household projections by tenure, age of householder, income, and cost burden.
Sources:   Not Available.
Homeowners and Renters

Households by Homeowner/Renter Status and Cost Burden, Putnam County, 2015

Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
Owner 15724 3198 3340
Renter 3202 1464 2258
Notes:  Click here to get household projections by tenure, age of householder, income, and cost burden.
Sources:   Not Available.

Household Income

  • In the following table, household income is measured as a percentage of the median income for the county or area, adjusted for family size. In Putnam County and the surrounding metro area, the HUD-estimated median income for a family of four is $44500 in 2016.

Households by Income and Cost Burden, Putnam County, 2015

Household Income as Percentage of Area Median Income Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
<=30% AMI 515 432 2946
30.01-50% AMI 1739 913 1316
50.01-80% AMI 2904 1666 890
80.01+% AMI 13768 1651 446
Total 18926 4662 5598
Notes:  Click here to get household projections by tenure, age of householder, income, and cost burden.
Sources:   Not Available.

Elderly Households

  • 9966 households in Putnam County (34.1%) are headed by a person age 65 or older in 2015. In comparison, 29.6% of households statewide are headed by elderly persons.
  • 8618 of elderly households in Putnam (86.5%) own their homes.
  • 2712 elderly households (27%) pay more than 30% of income for rent or mortgage costs.

Elderly Households by Age and Cost Burden, Putnam County, 2015

Age of Householder Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-49.9%50+ %
65 or more 7254 1240 1472
Notes:  Click here to get household projections by tenure, age of householder, income, and cost burden.
Sources:   Not Available.

Supply Characteristics

Single Family Home Size and Age

  • In 2016, the median size for a new single-family home in Putnam County was 1742 square feet.

Year Structure Built, Putnam County, 2010-2014 American Community Survey

Place Number Share by Decade
2000 or After 1990-1999 1980-1989 1970-1979 1960-1969 1950-1959 1940-1949 1939 or Earlier Total 2000 or After 1990-1999 1980-1989 1970-1979 1960-19691959 or Earlier
Putnam County 5836 5925 8513 7215 3900 2786 944 1842 36961 15.8 16.0 23.0 19.5 10.6 15.1
Notes:  American Community Survey is based on a sample of households and therefore involves a margin of error. To find the margin of error for this and other ACS-based tables, see the General Unit Characteristics tool. A "-" indicates that the value in the ACS is not statistically significant from zero.
Sources:  U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File

Housing Condition Characteristics (Occupied Units), Putnam County, 2010-2014 American Community Survey

Place Persons Per Room House Heating Fuel Kitchen Facilities Plumbing Facilities
1.01 or More Persons per Room Share of Occupied Units (%) No Fuel Used Share of Occupied Units (%) Lacking Complete Facilities Share of Occupied Units (%) Lacking Complete FacilitiesShare of Occupied Units (%)
Putnam County 724 2.6 217 0.8 1179 3.2 1203 3.3
Notes:  Housing units are considered to be substandard if they are overcrowded, do not have heat, or lack complete kitchens or plumbing.
American Community Survey is based on a sample of households and therefore involves a margin of error. To find the margin of error for this and other ACS-based tables, see the General Unit Characteristics tool. A "-" indicates that the value in the ACS is not statistically significant from zero.
Sources:  U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File