Arcadia, Florida Population 2021

8,570
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Arcadia is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 8,570, it is the 179th largest city in Florida and the 3440th largest city in the United States . Arcadia is currently growing at a rate of 1.52% annually and its population has increased by 12.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,637 in 2010. Arcadia reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Arcadia has a population density of 1,984 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arcadia is $44,041 with a poverty rate of 34.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $745 per month, and the median house value is $105,900. The median age in Arcadia is 32.6 years, 33 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Arcadia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arcadiawas:

  • White: 72.36%
  • Black or African American: 24.06%
  • Other race: 2.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.02%
The current population of Arcadia, Florida is 8,570 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,314.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,637.

Arcadia, Florida Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202139,2676331.61%
202038,6346331.64%
201938,0016331.67%
201837,3681270.34%
201737,2419862.65%
201636,2556071.67%
201535,6483100.87%
201435,3384331.23%
201334,905-100-0.29%
201235,0051600.46%
201134,845-89-0.26%
201034,9340.00%

Arcadia Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,84172.36%
Black or African American1,94224.06%
Some Other Race1732.14%
Two or More Races881.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.20%
Asian100.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.02%
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Arcadia Population by Race

Arcadia Population Pyramid $2021

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Arcadia Median Age

32.6


Total

33


Male

32.5


Female

Arcadia Adults

There are 5,852 adults, (1,146 of whom are seniors) in Arcadia.

Arcadia Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Arcadia Sex Ratio

Female

4,022

49.83%

Male

4,050

50.17%

Arcadia Population by Age

Arcadia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Arcadia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male33.1%66.9%
Female37.8%62.2%
All55.7%44.3%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Married71.2%28.8%

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arcadia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7182.8655.7
Non Family1,0151.2756.3
Married9173.6571.2
Female6083.8237.8
Male1784.6233.1

3.62

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Arcadia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade66013.26%
9th to 12th Grade51410.33%
High School Graduate2,43648.95%
Some College54010.85%
Associates Degree2815.65%
Bachelors Degree3567.15%
Graduate Degree1893.80%
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Arcadia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6682,343427
Black1,179973110
Hispanic1,0714288
Other Race87
2+ Races3030
Islander1616
Asian1010
Native American22

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 white people with a rate of 16.00%.

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,339$27,415$25,287
Less Than 9th Grade$18,662$19,409$16,522
High School Graduate$25,284$28,447$20,625
Some College$36,009$34,695$43,115
Bachelors Degree$38,083$38,083$38,750
Graduate Degree$45,804$36,250$47,009

$26,339

Average Earnings

$27,415

Average Male

$25,287

Average Female

Arcadia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arcadia Language by Age

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Arcadia Language

76.03% of Arcadia residents speak only English, while 23.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.45% of the population.

Arcadia Language

Arcadia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,1581,20956.02%
Black1,85195351.49%
White3,70950413.59%
Multiple875664.37%
Asian10330.00%

34.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.66%

Male Poverty Rate

38.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arcadia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is Multiple, with 64.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is White, with 13.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.46%.

Arcadia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.16%
High School24.04%
Some College18.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%

Arcadia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed80.81%
Female Unemployed67.24%
Female Employed24.28%
Male Employed19.59%

Arcadia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arcadia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,964$44,041
Families$36,547$55,191
Married Families$58,578-
Non Families$17,228$23,550
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Income by Household Type

Arcadia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Arcadia Married by Age and Sex

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Arcadia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Arcadia Marital Status by Race

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Arcadia Marital Status

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296

Number of Veterans

273

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam151
Korea40
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War30
World War II

Arcadia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74113
75+66
35 to 5460
55 to 6436
18 to 3421

Arcadia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2485.84%
Black332.34%
Hispanic80.59%
Islander850.00%
2+ Races723.33%

Arcadia Veterans by Race

Arcadia Veterans by Education

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6.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arcadia Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Arcadia Employment by Age

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Arcadia Employment by Race

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Arcadia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.95%

Born in Arcadia

87.75%

Native Born

12.25%

Foreign Born

8.18%

Non Citizen

4.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.75% of Arcadia residents were born in the United States, with 67.95% having been born in Florida. 8.18% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,5701281.52%
20208,4421281.54%
20198,3141281.56%
20188,186650.80%
20178,1212032.56%
20167,9181321.70%
20157,786801.04%
20147,706931.22%
20137,613-36-0.47%
20127,649250.33%
20117,624-21-0.27%
20107,6451,0411.47%
20006,6041160.18%
19906,4884860.78%
19806,0023440.59%
19705,658-231-0.40%
19605,8891,1252.14%
19504,7647091.62%
19404,055-27-0.07%
19304,0826031.61%
19203,4790.00%

Arcadia Population by Year