Okeechobee County, Florida Population 2018

Okeechobee County, Florida's estimated population is 40,228 with a growth rate of -1.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Okeechobee County, Florida is the 45th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201741,6051,3773.42%
201740,228-469-1.15%
201640,6978902.24%
201539,8072440.62%
201439,563940.24%
201339,469-231-0.58%
201239,700-154-0.39%
201139,854-176-0.44%
201040,03010,40335.11%
199029,6279,36346.21%
198020,2649,03180.40%
197011,2334,80974.86%
19606,4242,97085.99%
19503,45445415.13%
19403,000-1,129-27.34%
19304,1291,99793.67%
19202,1320.00%

Okeechobee County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White34,988
Black or African American3,392
Two or More Races542
Some Other Race491
American Indian and Alaska Native391
Asian351
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander73

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

Okeechobee County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Okeechobee County, Florida Median Age

41


Total

39.9


Male

42.8


Female

Okeechobee County, Florida Adults

There are 31,356 adults, (7,752 of whom are seniors) in Okeechobee County, Florida.

Okeechobee County, Florida Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Okeechobee County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

18,461

45.89%

Male

21,767

54.11%

Okeechobee County, Florida Households and Families

Okeechobee County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Okeechobee County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All72.2%27.8%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Male63.2%36.8%
Female59.6%40.4%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Okeechobee County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3332.7972.2
Married6,5173.2180.5
Non Family4,2661.2666.4
Female1,6744.5259.6
Male8763.963.2

3.36

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Okeechobee County, Florida Households

Okeechobee County, Florida Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,27611.75%
9th to 12th Grade3,99314.32%
High School Graduate10,70038.37%
Some College4,91817.64%
Associates Degree1,9356.94%
Bachelors Degree2,2007.89%
Graduate Degree8623.09%

Okeechobee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,68116,1082,381
Hispanic5,5112,583324
Black2,1071,447202
Other Race3211819
Multiple Races30323444
Asian236224111
Native American182109
Islander4615

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.03%.

Okeechobee County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,786$31,176$25,433
Less Than High School$21,609$23,899$16,000
High School Grad$28,989$34,562$24,828
Some College$29,690$36,758$24,242
Bachelors Degree$44,900$50,673$43,864
Graduate Degree$44,778$$45,096

$27,786

Average Earnings

$31,176

Average Male

$25,433

Average Female

Okeechobee County, Florida Language

Okeechobee County, Florida Language by Age

Okeechobee County, Florida Language

76.53% of Okeechobee County, Florida residents speak only English, while 23.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.66% of the population.

Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty

Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,9844,33217.34%
Hispanic8,8892,97433.46%
Black2,08576236.55%
Other46416836.21%
Multiple45113630.16%
Asian3475014.41%
Native371195.12%

22.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.96%

Male Poverty Rate

23.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okeechobee County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okeechobee County, Florida is Black, with 36.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okeechobee County, Florida is Native, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.88%.

Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.48%
High School19.71%
Some College14.63%
Bachelors or Greater6.20%

Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.29%
Female Unemployed30.10%
Male Employed11.32%
Female Employed9.32%

Okeechobee County, Florida Income

Okeechobee County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,059$51,223
Families$45,713$58,375
Married Families$51,957$
Non Families$22,333$32,373

Okeechobee County, Florida Marital Status

Okeechobee County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Okeechobee County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Okeechobee 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.

Okeechobee County, Florida Marital Status by Race


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

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by War

3,040

Number of Veterans

2,856

Male Veterans

184

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,180
Korea506
First Gulf War396
Second Gulf War297
World War II193

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,026
75+975
35 to 54441
55 to 64396
18 to 34202

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,79210.20%
Black1144.40%
Hispanic931.40%
Indian5016.34%
2 or More4110.51%
Hawaiian3167.39%
Other61.48%
Asian62.52%

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by Education

8.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okeechobee County, Florida Employment Status

Okeechobee County, Florida Employment by Age

47.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.1%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Okeechobee County, Florida Employment by Race

Okeechobee County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Okeechobee County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Okeechobee56215691701.25%
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