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Putnam County
  • County in Florida

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Housing
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade C+
  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
    grade C+
  7. Weather
    grade A minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade C+

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Putnam County is located in Florida with a population of 73,784. In Putnam County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Putnam County and residents tend to be conservative.

About

Population
73,784

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$103,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$742
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    363.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    39.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    252.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    773.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,632.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    331.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  11%

Working in Putnam County

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,068
National
$64,994

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