Arcadia, Florida Population 2020

8,607

Arcadia is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 8,607, it is the 180th largest city in Florida and the 3415th largest city in the United States. Arcadia is currently growing at a rate of 2.42% annually and its population has increased by 12.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,637 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Arcadia has a population density of 1,992 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arcadia is $43,735 with a poverty rate of 34.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $681 per month, and the median house value is $87,400. The median age in Arcadia is 34.3 years, 33.8 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.4 males.

Arcadia Demographics

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

  • White: 72.08%
  • Black or African American: 23.38%
  • Other race: 2.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.10%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
The current population of Arcadia, Florida is 8,607, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,201.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,637.

Arcadia, Florida Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202037,9632370.62%
201937,7262370.63%
201837,4892370.63%
201737,2529912.66%
201636,2616111.69%
201535,6503060.86%
201435,3444391.24%
201334,905-101-0.29%
201235,0061650.47%
201134,841-92-0.26%
201034,9330.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,72572.08%
Black or African American1,85723.38%
Some Other Race1722.17%
Two or More Races871.10%
Asian540.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.18%

Arcadia Population Pyramid 2020

Arcadia Median Age

34.3


Total

33.8


Male

35.3


Female

Arcadia Adults

There are 5,892 adults, (1,293 of whom are seniors) in Arcadia.

Arcadia Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Arcadia Sex Ratio

Female

3,924

49.40%

Male

4,019

50.60%

Arcadia Households and Families

Arcadia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Arcadia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
All58.8%41.2%
Female28.7%71.3%
Male18.5%81.5%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8232.7158.8
Non Family1,0501.1569.2
Married1,0213.3871.5
Female6173.8728.7
Male1354.3918.5

3.5

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Arcadia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade62812.57%
9th to 12th Grade4859.71%
High School Graduate2,43048.63%
Some College65113.03%
Associates Degree2545.08%
Bachelors Degree3627.24%
Graduate Degree1873.74%

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7722,450391
Black1,078883118
Hispanic1,0244287
Other Race9120
Multiple Races5454
Asian545433
Islander1414
Native American1414

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 asian people with a rate of 61.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,610$26,468$23,185
Less Than High School$19,426$19,698$18,021
High School Grad$23,568$25,567$19,512
Some College$33,333$33,849$28,452
Bachelors Degree$40,500$42,647$40,250
Graduate Degree$41,607$$39,375

$25,610

Average Earnings

$26,468

Average Male

$23,185

Average Female

Arcadia Language

Arcadia Language by Age

Arcadia Language

76.88% of Arcadia residents speak only English, while 23.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.11% of the population.

Arcadia Poverty

Arcadia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,7931,06759.51%
Hispanic1,9961,04652.40%
White3,76152914.07%
Asian54611.11%

34.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.94%

Male Poverty Rate

40.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arcadia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is Black, with 59.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is Asian, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.02%
High School24.06%
Some College21.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.93%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.07%
Female Unemployed63.33%
Female Employed29.81%
Male Employed17.95%

Arcadia Income

Arcadia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,978$43,735
Families$38,002$56,106
Married Families$57,083-
Non Families$16,585$21,036

Arcadia Marital Status

Arcadia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Arcadia Married by Age and Sex

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

Arcadia Veterans

312

Number of Veterans

269

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam156
Second Gulf War51
Korea50
First Gulf War22
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White2285.29%
Black433.26%
2 or More3361.11%
Hispanic151.14%
Hawaiian857.14%

$Arcadia Veterans by Education

4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arcadia Employment Status

53%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Arcadia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.81%

Born in Florida

87.32%

Native Born

12.68%

Foreign Born

8.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.32% of Arcadia residents were born in the United States, with 65.81% having been born in Florida. 8.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,6072032.42%
20198,4042032.48%
20188,201911.12%
20178,1102032.57%
20167,9071301.67%
20157,777771.00%
20147,700931.22%
20137,607-36-0.47%
20127,643240.32%
20117,619-21-0.27%
20107,6401,0361.47%
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%