Tallahassee, FL Population

By | June 10, 2019

Tallahassee is located at 370 km northwest of Tampa. Florida’s capital city sits in one of the few hilly regions of the state. Visit the two capitols the Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science and the Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens .The Park Avenue Historic District contains fine examples of old southern mansions enveloped by palmettos and large oak trees dripping with Spanish moss.

Population: 150,624. Estimated population in July 2020: 158,500 (+5.2% change)
Males: 71,137 (47.2%), Females: 79,487 (52.8%)

The city of Tallahassee is located in Leon County, Florida. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Florida.

Zip codes: 32301, 32303, 32304, 32308, 32310, 32311, 32312, 32399.

Median resident age: 26.3 years
Median household income: $30,571
Median house value: $102,500

Races in Tallahassee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.8%)
  • Black (34.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (9.4%), English (9.2%), Irish (8.9%), United States (5.3%), Italian (3.3%), Scottish (2.3%).

Elevation: 188 feet

Land area: 95.7 square miles

Map of Tallahassee, FL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tallahassee

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tallahassee city

  • Never married: 49.2%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

5.5% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 1.8% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +24,430 (+19.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Tallahassee:

  • EASTSIDE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (2634-B CAPITAL CRCL NE PO BOX 1782)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF TALLAHASSEE (1675 RIGGINS RD)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2626 CAPITAL MEDICAL BLVD)
  • TALLAHASSEE MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE (MAGNOLIA DR & MICCOSUKEE RD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tallahassee:

  • TALLAHASSEE REGIONAL (about 8 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Abbreviation: TLH)
  • VALDOSTA RGNL (about 73 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; Abbreviation: VLD)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL (about 75 miles; ALBANY, GA; Abbreviation: ABY)

Other public-use airports nearest to Tallahassee:

  • TALLAHASSEE COMMERCIAL (about 9 miles; TALLAHASSEE /HAVANA/, FL; Abbreviation: 68J)
  • QUINCY MUNI (about 22 miles; QUINCY, FL; Abbreviation: 2J9)
  • CAIRO-GRADY COUNTY (about 31 miles; CAIRO, GA; Abbreviation: 70J)
Amtrak station:
TALLAHASSEE (918 1/2 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Tallahassee:

  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 29,949; Location: 211 WESTCOTT BLDG; Public; Website: www.fsu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 10,991; Public; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,016; Location: 444 APPLEYARD DR; Public; Website: www.tcc.cc.fl.us)
  • LIVELY TECHNICAL CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 744; Location: 500 N APPLEYARD DR; Public; Website: www.livelytech.com)
  • CORE INSTITUTE SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY (Location: 223 W CAROLINA ST; Private, for-profit)
  • KEISER COLLEGE-TALLAHASSEE (Location: 1700 HALSTEAD BLVD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keisercollege.cc.fl.us)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Tallahassee:

  • VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 7,157)
  • ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; ALBANY, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,996)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 96 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,703)
  • GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 98 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,140)
  • SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 139 miles; GAINESVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,942)
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (about 143 miles; GAINESVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 41,543)
  • COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 147 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,886)

Schools

Public high schools in Tallahassee:

  • LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,839; Location: 3838 TROJAN TRAIL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LAWTON CHILES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,828; Location: 7200 LAWTON CHILES LANE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,802; Location: 550 E TENNESSEE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • AMOS P. GODBY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,419; Location: 1717 W THARPE STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JAMES RICKARDS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,322; Location: 3013 JIM LEE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEWIS M. LIVELY AREA VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL (Students: 232; Location: 500 APPLEYARD DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 12)

Private high schools in Tallahassee:

  • NORTH FLORIDA CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 1,105; Location: 3000 N MERIDIAN ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MACLAY SCHOOL (Students: 1,103; Location: 3737 N MERIDIAN ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 226; Location: 2532 W THARPE STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CRESTVIEW INDEPENDENT SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 1815 NORTH MERIDIAN ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • WOODLAND HALL ACADEMY (Students: 49; Location: 4745 CENTERVILLE ROAD; Grades: 2 – 12)
  • SHEPHERD ACADEMY (Students: 48; Location: SUITE D 1246 TIMBERLANE ROAD; Grades: 1 – 12)
  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 24; Location: 7771 MAHAN DRIVE; Grades: 1 – 12; Girls only)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Tallahassee:

  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL (Students: 1,598; Location: 3000 SCHOOL HOUSE ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • DEERLAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,311; Location: 9902 DEER LAKE ROAD W; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SWIFT CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,023; Location: 2100 PEDRICK ROAD; Grades: 06 – 09)
  • FAIRVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 921; Location: 3415 ZILLAH ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HAWKS RISE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 863; Location: 205 MEADOW RIDGE DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GILCHRIST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 860; Location: 1301 TIMBERLANE ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • KILLEARN LAKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 858; Location: 8037 DEER LAKE DRIVE E; Grades: PK – 05)
  • AUGUSTA RAA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 813; Location: 401 W THARPE STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KATE SULLIVAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 811; Location: 927 MICCOSUKEE ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BUCK LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 795; Location: 1600 PEDRICK ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Tallahassee:

  • TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 539; Location: 706 E BREVARD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY COMFORTER EPISCOPAL SCH (Students: 496; Location: 1500 MICCOSUKEE ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 4859 KERRY FOREST PKWY; Grades: PK – 9)
  • ADVENT PARISH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 815 PIEDMONT DR; Grades: PK – KG)
  • BETTON HILLS PREPERATORY SCHOO (Students: 201; Location: 2205 THOMASVILLE ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CREATIVE PRE SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: 2746 W THARPE ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FAITH PRESBYTERIAN PRESCHOOL K (Students: 133; Location: 2200 N MERIDIAN RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • GINGERBREAD DAY SCHOOL INC (Students: 131; Location: 3324 N MONROE ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • METRO CHR ACAD OF THE ARTS (Students: 122; Location: P.O. BOX 3251; Grades: PK – 8)
  • EPIPHANY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 3208 THOMASVILLE ROAD; Grades: PK – 5)

Libraries

Library in Tallahassee:

  • LEROY COLLINS LEON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,388,148; Location: 200 W. PARK AVE.; 484,520 books; 34,810 audio materials; 28,044 video materials; 538 serial subscriptions)