Okeechobee County, Florida Population 2018

Okeechobee County, Florida's estimated population is 41,605 with a growth rate of 5.54% 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
201741,6052,1855.54%
201639,420-1,277-3.14%
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
White34,256
Black or African American3,470
Some Other Race523
Asian408
Two or More Races384
American Indian and Alaska Native348
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander31

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

Okeechobee County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Okeechobee County, Florida Median Age

40.2


Total

39


Male

41.8


Female

Okeechobee County, Florida Adults

There are 30,432 adults, (7,017 of which are seniors) in Okeechobee County, Florida.

Okeechobee County, Florida Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Okeechobee County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

18,114

45.95%

Male

21,306

54.05%

Okeechobee County, Florida Households and Families

Okeechobee County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Okeechobee County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
All70.8%29.2%
Male66.3%33.7%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female59.9%40.1%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Okeechobee County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8502.8270.8
Married6,0103.2379.1
Non Family4,1841.2464.6
Female1,7904.4859.9
Male8664.1866.3

3.4

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade3,68313.65%
9th to 12th Grade3,91014.49%
High School Graduate10,23537.94%
Some College4,68217.36%
Associates Degree1,5735.83%
Bachelors Degree1,9857.36%
Graduate Degree9083.37%

Okeechobee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,97015,2302,361
Hispanic5,3122,255188
Black2,1091,422159
Other Race31416410
Asian256243125
Multiple Races25519768
Native American193117
Islander31

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 48.83%.

Okeechobee County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,362$29,612$23,405
Less Than High School$20,964$22,734$17,181
High School Grad$27,157$32,384$22,750
Some College$26,050$31,645$23,333
Bachelors Degree$41,889$45,481$40,987
Graduate Degree$43,750$50,000$41,847

$26,362

Average Earnings

$29,612

Average Male

$23,405

Average Female

Okeechobee County, Florida Language

Okeechobee County, Florida Language by Age

Okeechobee County, Florida Language

76.72% of Okeechobee County, Florida residents speak only English, while 23.28% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.19% of the population.

Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty

Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,2474,83719.95%
Hispanic8,7813,14235.78%
Black2,07795045.74%
Other48923548.06%
Multiple2698832.71%
Asian4045914.60%
Native331298.76%

25.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.37%

Male Poverty Rate

27.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okeechobee County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okeechobee County, Florida is Other, with 48.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okeechobee County, Florida is Native, with 8.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.30%.

Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.47%
High School21.25%
Some College16.68%
Bachelors or Greater6.24%

Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.13%
Female Unemployed39.76%
Male Employed13.32%
Female Employed11.17%

Okeechobee County, Florida Income

Okeechobee County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,415$48,448
Families$44,270$55,322
Married Families$49,547$64,835
Non Families$20,810$30,352

Okeechobee County, Florida Marital Status

Okeechobee County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

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 45To54.

Okeechobee County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by War

2,767

Number of Veterans

2,610

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,058
Korea441
First Gulf War322
Second Gulf War285
World War II157

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74927
75+834
35 to 54459
55 to 64412
18 to 34135

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5659.65%
Black1184.57%
Hispanic1141.77%
Indian3212.60%
Hawaiian31100.00%
Other81.90%
Asian72.69%
2 or More62.01%

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by Education

10.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okeechobee County, Florida Employment Status

Okeechobee County, Florida Employment by Age

47.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.4%

Employment Rate

11.2%

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