Hardee County, Florida Population 2018

Hardee County, Florida's estimated population is 27,411 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hardee County, Florida is the 51st largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,4111090.40%
201627,302-69-0.25%
201627,3711140.42%
201527,257-46-0.17%
201427,303170.06%
201327,286-126-0.46%
201227,412-245-0.89%
201127,657-68-0.25%
201027,7258,22642.19%
199019,4991200.62%
198019,3794,49030.16%
197014,8892,51920.36%
196012,3702,29722.80%
195010,073-85-0.84%
194010,158-190-1.84%
193010,3480.00%

Hardee County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,458
Black or African American2,171
Some Other Race2,115
Two or More Races346
Asian159
American Indian and Alaska Native48
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Hardee County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Hardee County, Florida Median Age

34.3


Total

33


Male

36.1


Female

Hardee County, Florida Adults

There are 19,930 adults, (3,959 of which are seniors) in Hardee County, Florida.

Hardee County, Florida Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hardee County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

12,574

46.06%

Male

14,728

53.94%

Hardee County, Florida Households and Families

Hardee County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hardee County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All68.5%31.5%
Male66.9%33.1%
Non Family57%43%
Female56.6%43.4%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hardee County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5583.3268.5
Married4,0133.7577.3
Non Family1,9441.3457
Female1,0124.5356.6
Male5894.8566.9

3.89

Average Family Size

3.32

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hardee County, Florida Households

Hardee County, Florida Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,42219.94%
9th to 12th Grade1,92211.20%
High School Graduate6,93040.38%
Some College2,65515.47%
Associates Degree5813.39%
Bachelors Degree1,1926.95%
Graduate Degree4612.69%

Hardee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,6127,9481,232
Hispanic5,9292,653197
Black1,4141,015173
Other Race975429
Asian12312333
Multiple Races113663
Native American313110
Islander555

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hardee County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,091$28,539$22,577
Less Than High School$18,582$22,500$16,482
High School Grad$24,912$30,415$21,957
Some College$30,640$34,273$22,931
Bachelors Degree$37,054$32,386$43,306
Graduate Degree$64,545$$65,682

$25,091

Average Earnings

$28,539

Average Male

$22,577

Average Female

Hardee County, Florida Language

Hardee County, Florida Language by Age

Hardee County, Florida Language

61.20% of Hardee County, Florida residents speak only English, while 38.80% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.99% of the population.

Hardee County, Florida Poverty

Hardee County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,2443,37330.00%
White12,4972,75422.04%
Other2,11078637.25%
Black1,33854040.36%
Multiple2678230.71%
Native48510.42%

26.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.40%

Male Poverty Rate

29.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hardee County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hardee County, Florida is Black, with 40.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hardee County, Florida is Native, with 10.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.37%.

Hardee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.30%
High School20.82%
Some College13.37%
Bachelors or Greater9.13%

Hardee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.91%
Male Unemployed30.29%
Female Employed14.16%
Male Employed9.63%

Hardee County, Florida Income

Hardee County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,222$51,648
Families$42,655$57,307
Married Families$49,603$
Non Families$21,276$32,987

Hardee County, Florida Marital Status

Hardee County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hardee County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Hardee 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 45To54.

Hardee County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Hardee County, Florida Veterans

Hardee County, Florida Veterans by War

1,365

Number of Veterans

1,345

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam499
Korea202
World War II139
Second Gulf War89
First Gulf War84

Hardee County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+451
65 to 74393
35 to 54287
55 to 64170
18 to 3464

Hardee County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2127.30%
Black1036.77%
Hispanic720.97%
Other392.71%
2 or More115.53%

Hardee County, Florida Veterans by Education

9.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hardee County, Florida Employment Status

Hardee County, Florida Employment by Age

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hardee County, Florida Employment by Race

Hardee County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hardee County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wauchula49294922-7-0.14%
Bowling Green29302908-22-0.75%
Zolfo Springs18171795-22-1.21%
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