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Penney Farms is a town in Clay County, in the Jacksonville metro area.
The community was named for chain store magnate J.C. Penney, who founded the community for retired ministers
The latitude of Penney Farms is 29.979N. The longitude is -81.81W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 599.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Penney Farms demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jacksonville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 32079 ZIP code.
15% of Penney Farms residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Penney Farms ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Penney Farms was $23,929, compared with $21,587 nationally.
58% of Penney Farms residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Penney Farms, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $392. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $617.
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Penney Farms political report.
The average commute time for Penney Farms workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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