Gilchrist County, Florida Population 2018

Gilchrist County, Florida's estimated population is 17,191 with a growth rate of -0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gilchrist County, Florida is the 57th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,7435523.21%
201717,191-19-0.11%
201617,210460.27%
201517,1642281.35%
201416,936320.19%
201316,904150.09%
201216,889-104-0.61%
201116,993-8-0.05%
201017,0017,33475.87%
19909,6673,90067.63%
19805,7672,21662.40%
19703,55168323.81%
19602,868-631-18.03%
19503,499-751-17.67%
19404,2501132.73%
19304,1370.00%

Gilchrist County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,786
Black or African American1,034
Two or More Races255
Some Other Race74
American Indian and Alaska Native33
Asian9

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Gilchrist County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Gilchrist County, Florida Median Age

42.8


Total

37.9


Male

46.5


Female

Gilchrist County, Florida Adults

There are 13,646 adults, (3,447 of whom are seniors) in Gilchrist County, Florida.

Gilchrist County, Florida Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilchrist County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

8,208

47.75%

Male

8,983

52.25%

Gilchrist County, Florida Households and Families

Gilchrist County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Gilchrist County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All81.7%18.3%
Non Family77.4%22.6%
Female74.5%25.5%
Male59.3%40.7%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilchrist County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3992.4881.7
Married3,3473.1287.8
Non Family2,0211.1477.4
Female7583.1674.5
Male2732.6959.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gilchrist County, Florida Households

Gilchrist County, Florida Education

Gilchrist County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5214.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,28111.04%
High School Graduate4,63139.92%
Some College2,40120.69%
Associates Degree1,33211.48%
Bachelors Degree9858.49%
Graduate Degree4513.89%

Gilchrist County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,7089,2691,295
Hispanic45028990
Black29516135
Multiple Races1326911
Other Race52
Native American27224
Asian991

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 20.00%.

Gilchrist County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,080$34,335$27,284
Less Than High School$22,652$33,750$13,542
High School Grad$25,941$30,299$23,225
Some College$31,598$35,759$30,048
Bachelors Degree$47,500$56,250$41,941
Graduate Degree$42,589$64,167$41,761

$30,080

Average Earnings

$34,335

Average Male

$27,284

Average Female

Gilchrist County, Florida Language

Gilchrist County, Florida Language by Age

Gilchrist County, Florida Language

94.96% of Gilchrist County, Florida residents speak only English, while 5.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.21% of the population.

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5362,65618.27%
Hispanic72628539.26%
Black32312739.32%
Multiple1845630.43%
Other601118.33%

19.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.62%

Male Poverty Rate

19.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilchrist County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilchrist County, Florida is Black, with 39.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilchrist County, Florida is White, with 18.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.27%.

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.36%
High School12.74%
Some College12.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.64%
Male Unemployed30.70%
Female Employed12.07%
Male Employed7.90%

Gilchrist County, Florida Income

Gilchrist County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,934$55,208
Families$54,361$63,558
Married Families$64,454$
Non Families$24,320$31,707

Gilchrist County, Florida Marital Status

Gilchrist County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilchrist County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Gilchrist County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Gilchrist County, Florida Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by War

1,563

Number of Veterans

1,444

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam719
First Gulf War263
Korea196
Second Gulf War119
World War II30

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74472
75+379
35 to 54338
55 to 64299
18 to 3475

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,54712.28%
Hispanic426.67%
Black151.98%
Asian111.11%

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Education

10.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilchrist County, Florida Employment Status

Gilchrist County, Florida Employment by Age

48.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gilchrist County, Florida Employment by Race

Gilchrist County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Gilchrist County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Trenton19992089904.50%
Fanning Springs 98899130.30%
Bell456469132.85%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990