Bokeelia, Florida Population 2024

2,230

Bokeelia is a city located in Lee County Florida. Bokeelia has a 2024 population of 2,230. Bokeelia is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 45.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,536 in 2020.

The average household income in Bokeelia is $115,746 with a poverty rate of 13.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bokeelia is 59.2 years, 58.6 years for males, and 59.8 years for females.

Bokeelia Demographics

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

  • White: 80.36%
  • Two or more races: 14.71%
  • Native American: 4.17%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
8.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
249.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
45.18% (694)
The current population of Bokeelia, Florida is 2,230 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,536.

Bokeelia, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,79280.36%
Two or more races32814.71%
Native American934.17%
Other race170.76%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bokeelia Population by Race

Bokeelia Population Pyramid 2024

Bokeelia Median Age

59.2

Total

58.6

Male

59.8

Female

Bokeelia Adults

There are 1,865 adults, (909 of whom are seniors) in Bokeelia.

Bokeelia Age Dependency

133.3

Age Dependency Ratio

95.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bokeelia Sex Ratio

Female1,08648.7%
Male1,14451.3%

Bokeelia Population by Age

Bokeelia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9252.4189.110.9
Married5702.4795.84.2
Non Family2421.2777.322.7
Female1054.17921
Male810.751000
showing: 5 rows

2.66

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

89.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bokeelia 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

Bokeelia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bokeelia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.42%.

Bokeelia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,352

Average Earnings

$49,531

Average Male

$26,875

Average Female

Bokeelia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bokeelia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bokeelia Language

80.87% of Bokeelia residents speak only English, while 19.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.93% of the population.

Bokeelia Language

Bokeelia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,76627915.8%
Hispanic450265.78%
showing: 2 rows

13.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.55%

Male Poverty Rate

13.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bokeelia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bokeelia is White, with 15.8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bokeelia is Hispanic, with 5.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 16.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.08%.

Bokeelia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.11%
High School17.01%
Some College5.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.79%
showing: 4 rows

Bokeelia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.03%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed36.59%
Female Employed2.05%
showing: 4 rows

Bokeelia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bokeelia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bokeelia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bokeelia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bokeelia 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 35-44.

Bokeelia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bokeelia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

187

Number of Veterans

178

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Bokeelia Veterans by War

count

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Bokeelia Veterans by Age

count

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Bokeelia Veterans by Race

Bokeelia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bokeelia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

35.4%

Labor Force Participation

33.2%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bokeelia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bokeelia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bokeelia 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

30.9%

Born in Bokeelia

85.61%

Native Born

14.39%

Foreign Born

8.12%

Non Citizen

6.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.61% of Bokeelia residents were born in the United States, with 30.9% having been born in Florida. 8.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bokeelia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,230
20232,230
20222,23041522.87%
20211,81527918.16%
20201,536-77-4.77%
20191,61319313.59%
20181,420715.26%
20171,349-81-5.66%
20161,430916.8%
20151,339977.81%
20141,242-434-25.89%
20131,676-220-11.6%
20121,896764.18%
20111,820402.25%
20101,780
showing: 15 rows

Bokeelia Population by Year