62nd Fastest Growing County In the Nation
Wakulla County, Florida
Wakulla County is the 62nd fastest growing county in America
based on rate of growth between January 2000 and July 2006
for all counties that began the period with more than ten
thousand inhabitants, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau
Wakulla County which was founded in 1843, grew in population
to 22,863 by the year 2000. In the six years that marked the
beginning of the 21st Century, the county increased the number
of residents by 29.2 percent bringing the estimated total
population in July 2006 to 29,542.
The outstanding growth of the last six years has made Wakulla
County the eigth fastest growing county in the Sunshine State
of Florida and the 62nd fastest in the nation.
It is difficult to determine how the growth may have affected
the value of homes in the area but in 2000 the median cost for
a home within the 607 square mile jurisdiction of Wakulla
County was $96,200.