About Tallahassee


There are more than 375,000 residents in the metro area of Tallahassee, Florida with tens of thousands more enrolled at the area’s colleges and trade schools.  On game days count on thousands more! Tallahassee and Leon County are home to Florida State University and Florida A&M University, Tallahassee Community College and several trade schools with a student population of more than 65,000. Tallahassee as the State Capital, also brings visitors from around the state as well as the country. Families made up 65 percent of the households in Leon County. This figure includes both married-couple families (44 %) and other families (21 %). The median income of households in Leon County in 2012 was $39,649.