Port St. Joe is a small, predominately rural community.
||3,635 (population of Port St. Joe)
||14,039 (estimated population of Gulf County)
||16,566 (estimated population of Gulf County)
|*Data from the U.S. Census
Tourism is vital to the the economy of Gulf County, and will continue to grow for years to come.
Plans for future development include large-scale, residential, commercial and resort developments.
Over three-quarters of Florida's population live in coastal communities. As the population
continues to rise and the demand for development, infrastructure, and services increases, there could
be environmental and subsequent economic impacts that must be appropriately managed, especially in areas
like St. Joseph Bay.
Permitted Land Use in Gulf County