Arcadia, Florida Population 2024

8,062

Arcadia is a city located in DeSoto County Florida. Arcadia has a 2024 population of 8,062. It is also the county seat of DeSoto County.Arcadia is currently growing at a rate of 2.35% annually and its population has increased by 8.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,439 in 2020.

The average household income in Arcadia is $41,134 with a poverty rate of 35.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Arcadia is 34.1 years, 33 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Arcadia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arcadia was:

  • White: 51.8%
  • Black or African American: 21.4%
  • Other race: 15.79%
  • Two or more races: 10.61%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,866.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.37% (623)
The current population of Arcadia, Florida is 8,062 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,439.

Arcadia, Florida Population 2024

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Arcadia Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,87551.8%
Black or African American1,60121.4%
Other race1,18115.79%
Two or more races79410.61%
Asian290.39%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Arcadia Population by Race

Arcadia Population Pyramid 2024

Arcadia Median Age

34.1

Total

33

Male

34.3

Female

Arcadia Adults

There are 5,690 adults, (1,169 of whom are seniors) in Arcadia.

Arcadia Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Arcadia Sex Ratio

Female3,90452.19%
Male3,57647.81%

Arcadia Population by Age

Arcadia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0152.3752.847.2
Non Family1,4531.2442.557.5
Female8473.7353.246.8
Married5842.8275.224.8
Male1314.264.935.1
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3.07

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Arcadia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.35%.

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,526

Average Earnings

$34,301

Average Male

$27,746

Average Female

Arcadia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arcadia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Arcadia Language

77.29% of Arcadia residents speak only English, while 22.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.99% of the population.

Arcadia Language

Arcadia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,1311,24039.6%
Black1,51777451.02%
White2,55246818.34%
Other1,16644738.34%
Multiple76824331.64%
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35.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.87%

Male Poverty Rate

38.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arcadia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is Black, with 51.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is White, with 18.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.36%.

Arcadia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.91%
High School27.71%
Some College9.81%
Bachelors or Greater6.05%
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Arcadia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed87.32%
Male Unemployed77.14%
Male Employed17.49%
Female Employed14.99%
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Arcadia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arcadia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Arcadia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

21.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.0%

Male Marriage Rate

18.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Arcadia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Arcadia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Arcadia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Arcadia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

182

Number of Veterans

159

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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Arcadia Veterans by War

count

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Arcadia Veterans by Age

count

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Arcadia Veterans by Race

Arcadia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arcadia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Arcadia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Arcadia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Arcadia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.98%

Born in Arcadia

83.25%

Native Born

16.75%

Foreign Born

10.98%

Non Citizen

5.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.25% of Arcadia residents were born in the United States, with 60.98% having been born in Florida. 10.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Arcadia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,9871852.1%
20288,8021852.15%
20278,6171852.19%
20268,4321852.24%
20258,2471852.29%
20248,0621852.35%
20237,8771852.41%
20227,6921852.46%
20217,507680.91%
20207,439-860-10.36%
20198,2991381.69%
20188,161310.38%
20178,1301912.41%
20167,9391261.61%
20157,813771%
20147,736931.22%
20137,643-37-0.48%
20127,680250.33%
20117,655-20-0.26%
20107,6751,07116.22%
20006,6041161.79%
19906,4884868.1%
19806,0023446.08%
19705,658-231-3.92%
19605,8891,12523.61%
19504,76470917.48%
19404,055-27-0.66%
19304,08260317.33%
19203,479
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Arcadia Population by Year