Leon County is located in northwestern Florida. The County Seat is Tallahassee and the largest city is Tallahassee. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.leoncountyfl.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 283,988 and the 2010 census population was 275,480. The land area is 666.85 square miles and there are 413.1 persons per square mile.
63% of the population is White, 31.4% is Black or African American, 6% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 91.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 44.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $183,300, there are 110,377 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,196, the median household income is $46,369, and 23.2% of the persons in Leon County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 24,022. Retail sales (in $1000) were $3,533,827, and sales per capita were $13,451. The percentage of black-owned firms is 15%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.8%.
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