Leon County, Florida Population 2018

Leon County, Florida's estimated population is 290,292 with a growth rate of 1.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leon County, Florida is the 22nd largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017290,2925,5041.93%
2016284,788-2,286-0.80%
2016287,0748630.30%
2015286,2112,2800.80%
2014283,9311,9910.71%
2013281,940-1,702-0.60%
2012283,6425,2931.90%
2011278,3492,3780.86%
2010275,97183,47843.37%
1990192,49343,83829.49%
1980148,65545,60844.26%
1970103,04728,82238.83%
196074,22522,63543.87%
195051,59019,94463.02%
194031,6468,17034.80%
193023,4765,41730.00%
192018,059-1,368-7.04%
191019,427-460-2.31%
190019,8872,13512.03%
189017,752-1,910-9.71%
188019,6624,42629.05%
187015,2362,89323.44%
186012,3439017.87%
185011,4427296.80%
184010,7134,21964.97%
18306,4940.00%

Leon County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White176,962
Black or African American88,889
Asian9,538
Two or More Races6,387
Some Other Race2,267
American Indian and Alaska Native691
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander54

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

Leon County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Leon County, Florida Median Age

30.3


Total

29.3


Male

31.1


Female

Leon County, Florida Adults

There are 231,248 adults, (32,181 of which are seniors) in Leon County, Florida.

Leon County, Florida Age Dependency

43.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Leon County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

149,306

52.43%

Male

135,482

47.57%

Leon County, Florida Households and Families

Leon County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leon County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All52.2%47.8%
Male42%58%
Female41.1%58.9%
Non Family34.6%65.4%

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leon County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All111,1112.4452.2
Non Family49,7761.5734.6
Married42,5743.177.6
Female14,4353.3241.1
Male4,3263.0242

3.07

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leon County, Florida Households

Leon County, Florida Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7132.24%
9th to 12th Grade8,5675.16%
High School Graduate30,81418.58%
Some College32,49219.59%
Associates Degree15,2399.19%
Bachelors Degree42,19625.44%
Graduate Degree32,84719.80%

Leon County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White104,04699,98053,082
Black45,38538,79812,770
Hispanic8,4067,2193,618
Asian5,9075,6044,637
Multiple Races2,6032,3411,015
Other Race959774347
Native American44237872
Islander24249

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 78.50%.

Leon County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,694$40,096$34,470
Less Than High School$18,344$19,439$16,304
High School Grad$25,969$27,988$22,774
Some College$30,903$32,454$29,419
Bachelors Degree$43,142$50,656$40,212
Graduate Degree$55,952$67,002$48,567

$36,694

Average Earnings

$40,096

Average Male

$34,470

Average Female

Leon County, Florida Language

Leon County, Florida Language by Age

Leon County, Florida Language

89.74% of Leon County, Florida residents speak only English, while 10.26% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.22% of the population.

Leon County, Florida Poverty

Leon County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black84,58827,24632.21%
White157,73924,22815.36%
Hispanic15,5013,90325.18%
Asian9,4151,76518.75%
Multiple6,1441,25820.48%
Other1,73465537.77%
Native57219834.62%

21.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.81%

Male Poverty Rate

21.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leon County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leon County, Florida is Other, with 37.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leon County, Florida is White, with 15.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.41%.

Leon County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.70%
High School17.77%
Some College12.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%

Leon County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.72%
Male Unemployed49.93%
Female Employed15.26%
Male Employed12.35%

Leon County, Florida Income

Leon County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,248$67,602
Families$71,030$88,566
Married Families$88,343$108,979
Non Families$30,272$39,198

Leon County, Florida Marital Status

Leon County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Leon County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Leon County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Leon County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Leon County, Florida Veterans

Leon County, Florida Veterans by War

16,206

Number of Veterans

14,504

Male Veterans

1,702

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,864
First Gulf War3,159
Second Gulf War2,681
Korea1,640
World War II797

Leon County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,901
65 to 743,813
75+3,401
55 to 643,367
18 to 341,724

Leon County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,8617.97%
Black3,9035.70%
Hispanic7295.28%
Asian1712.27%
2 or More1353.47%
Other804.45%
Indian5610.02%

Leon County, Florida Veterans by Education

7.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leon County, Florida Employment Status

Leon County, Florida Employment by Age

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Leon County, Florida Employment by Race

Leon County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Leon County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tallahassee18138819089495065.24%
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