Gulf County, Florida Population 2018

Gulf County, Florida's estimated population is 16,160 with a growth rate of 1.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gulf County, Florida is the 59th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,1603091.95%
201615,851-249-1.55%
201616,1001601.00%
201515,940-66-0.41%
201416,0061230.77%
201315,8831140.72%
201215,76990.06%
201115,760-64-0.40%
201015,8244,32037.55%
199011,5048467.94%
198010,6585625.57%
197010,0961591.60%
19609,9372,47733.20%
19507,4605097.32%
19406,9513,769118.45%
19303,1820.00%

Gulf County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,390
Black or African American2,948
Two or More Races299
Asian93
American Indian and Alaska Native71
Some Other Race26
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander24

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

Gulf 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

Gulf County, Florida Median Age

44.5


Total

41.2


Male

49.5


Female

Gulf County, Florida Adults

There are 13,331 adults, (2,837 of which are seniors) in Gulf County, Florida.

Gulf County, Florida Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Gulf County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

6,631

41.83%

Male

9,220

58.17%

Gulf County, Florida Households and Families

Gulf County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gulf County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family67%33%
Female58.4%41.6%
Male54.3%45.7%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gulf County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3492.5374.6
Married2,6792.9286
Non Family1,6511.267
Female6973.8758.4
Male3223.1854.3

3.09

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gulf County, Florida Households

Gulf County, Florida Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5774.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,53812.70%
High School Graduate4,32735.74%
Some College2,81223.23%
Associates Degree8296.85%
Bachelors Degree1,43711.87%
Graduate Degree5864.84%

Gulf County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,9797,6181,888
Black2,3471,86175
Hispanic53635133
Multiple Races1097412
Native American7140
Asian62356
Other Race261616
Islander2424

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 61.54%.

Gulf County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,093$29,880$24,846
Less Than High School$9,173$8,094$11,406
High School Grad$28,525$32,567$22,280
Some College$22,736$24,574$21,881
Bachelors Degree$39,250$38,250$52,825
Graduate Degree$46,450$57,841$31,894

$27,093

Average Earnings

$29,880

Average Male

$24,846

Average Female

Gulf County, Florida Language

Gulf County, Florida Language by Age

Gulf County, Florida Language

95.28% of Gulf County, Florida residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.93% of the population.

Gulf County, Florida Poverty

Gulf County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,9331,56014.27%
Black1,81431317.25%
Hispanic43514433.10%
Multiple2222913.06%
Asian761823.68%
Native26415.38%

15.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.41%

Male Poverty Rate

17.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gulf County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gulf County, Florida is Hispanic, with 33.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gulf County, Florida is Multiple, with 13.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.59%.

Gulf County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.26%
High School15.74%
Some College9.99%
Bachelors or Greater6.89%

Gulf County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.31%
Male Unemployed13.06%
Female Employed11.31%
Male Employed7.82%

Gulf County, Florida Income

Gulf County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,822$54,609
Families$51,201$62,329
Married Families$60,638$
Non Families$23,125$35,866

Gulf County, Florida Marital Status

Gulf County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gulf County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Gulf 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 35To44.

Gulf County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Gulf County, Florida Veterans

Gulf County, Florida Veterans by War

1,443

Number of Veterans

1,393

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam581
Korea177
Second Gulf War159
First Gulf War141
World War II75

Gulf County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74429
55 to 64332
75+319
35 to 54258
18 to 34105

Gulf County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,25012.17%
Black1324.93%
Hispanic8313.54%
Hawaiian24100.00%
Indian2129.58%
2 or More106.41%
Asian67.79%

Gulf County, Florida Veterans by Education

10.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gulf County, Florida Employment Status

Gulf County, Florida Employment by Age

45.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.8%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gulf County, Florida Employment by Race

Gulf County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Gulf County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Port St. Joe34453474290.84%
Wewahitchka19812024432.17%
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