Palatka Information

Palatka Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Palatka, FL

General Palatka Information

State: Florida

County: Putnam County

Close cities: San Mateo, FL, East Palatka, FL, Satsuma, FL, Hastings, FL, Pomona Park, FL, Bostwick, FL, Green Cove Springs, FL, Miami, FL, Hollister, FL

Palatka Population (census data)
Total 10,804 (+7.5% since 2000)
Male 4,863 (45.0%)
Female 5,941 (55.0%)

Population Density: 1,553 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.1 (US Avg is 100)

Palatka Elevation: 73 feet above sea level

Land Area: 6.96 square miles

Median Household Income: $20,986

Zip Codes: 32178, and 32177.

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Palatka Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (48.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (47.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (10.4%)
  • Irish (5.6%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • German (4.5%)
  • Scottish (1.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.9%)
Foriegn Born: 205 people (1.9%)
  • Europe (36.8%)
  • Latin America (36.8%)
  • Asia (26.3%)

Local Palatka Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays,
NFL Football: Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
NBA Basketball: Orlando Magic,
NHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Lightning
NCAA Sports: University of Florida, Jacksonville University

Palatka School Information

High Schools
Palatka High School (302 Mellon Road, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)
Middle Schools
Robert H. Jenkins, Junior Middle (1100 N 19th Street, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)
W. H. Beasley Middle School (1100 South 18th Street, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)
Elementary Schools
James A. Long Elementary School (1400 Old Jacksonville Highway, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)
Kelley Smith Elementary School (141 Kelley Smith School, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)
Mellon Elementary School (301 Mellon Road, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)
Riverbreeze Elementary School (1100 Husson Avenue, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)
William D. Moseley Elementary School (1001 Husson Avenue, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Eleanor H. Miller School (156 Horseman Club Road, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)
Putnam County Exceptional Education (156 Horseman Club Road, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)
The Children's Reading Center (200 Madison Street, Palatka, FL, 32177 - Putnam County School District District)

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