Gilchrist County, Florida Population 2018

Gilchrist County, Florida's estimated population is 17,743 with a growth rate of 4.17% 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
201717,7437104.17%
201617,033-177-1.03%
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
White15,650
Black or African American1,059
Two or More Races225
Some Other Race50
American Indian and Alaska Native34
Asian15

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Gilchrist County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Gilchrist County, Florida Median Age

42.3


Total

37


Male

45.9


Female

Gilchrist County, Florida Adults

There are 13,507 adults, (3,338 of which are seniors) in Gilchrist County, Florida.

Gilchrist County, Florida Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilchrist County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

8,072

47.39%

Male

8,961

52.61%

Gilchrist County, Florida Households and Families

Gilchrist County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gilchrist County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All82.4%17.6%
Non Family79.7%20.3%
Female71.1%28.9%
Male66.8%33.2%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilchrist County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2542.5282.4
Married3,2273.1788
Non Family2,0141.1579.7
Female6913.3471.1
Male3222.7566.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

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 Grade6475.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,32411.62%
High School Graduate4,48139.32%
Some College2,42521.28%
Associates Degree1,1139.77%
Bachelors Degree9278.13%
Graduate Degree4804.21%

Gilchrist County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,5558,9211,298
Hispanic41826396
Black2761456
Multiple Races12880
Other Race45
Native American32293
Asian15154

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 26.67%.

Gilchrist County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,211$30,935$25,833
Less Than High School$21,312$24,844$18,194
High School Grad$22,434$24,719$20,938
Some College$31,691$35,935$28,171
Bachelors Degree$45,000$60,833$41,389
Graduate Degree$41,917$62,039$41,347

$28,211

Average Earnings

$30,935

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Gilchrist County, Florida Language

Gilchrist County, Florida Language by Age

Gilchrist County, Florida Language

95.60% of Gilchrist County, Florida residents speak only English, while 4.40% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.73% of the population.

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,4033,28422.80%
Hispanic71224934.97%
Black34113840.47%
Multiple1775933.33%
Other50714.00%
Native34617.65%

23.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.60%

Male Poverty Rate

25.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilchrist County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilchrist County, Florida is Black, with 40.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilchrist County, Florida is Other, with 14.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.30%.

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.77%
High School16.45%
Some College15.18%
Bachelors or Greater5.18%

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed72.66%
Male Unemployed32.91%
Female Employed16.23%
Male Employed10.26%

Gilchrist County, Florida Income

Gilchrist County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,881$56,532
Families$50,933$62,189
Married Families$57,839$
Non Families$22,705$39,720

Gilchrist County, Florida Marital Status

Gilchrist County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

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

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by War

1,736

Number of Veterans

1,563

Male Veterans

173

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam753
First Gulf War341
Korea221
Second Gulf War101
World War II44

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74474
35 to 54413
55 to 64393
75+390
18 to 3466

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,70613.72%
Hispanic518.39%
Black263.29%
Asian426.67%

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Education

12.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilchrist County, Florida Employment Status

Gilchrist County, Florida Employment by Age

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

9.7%

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