Brooksville, Florida Population 2021

9,096
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Brooksville is a city located in Hernando County Florida. It is also the county seat of Hernando County. With a 2020 population of 9,096, it is the 174th largest city in Florida and the 3299th largest city in the United States . Brooksville is currently growing at a rate of 3.01% annually and its population has increased by 17.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,719 in 2010. Brooksville reached it's highest population of 9,096 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Brooksville has a population density of 813 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brooksville is $45,252 with a poverty rate of 20.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $798 per month, and the median house value is $61,600. The median age in Brooksville is 46.6 years, 42 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Brooksville Demographics

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

  • White: 81.47%
  • Black or African American: 12.59%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Other race: 2.31%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brooksville, Florida is 9,096 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,298.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,719.

Brooksville, Florida Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,67381.47%
Black or African American1,03112.59%
Two or More Races2282.78%
Some Other Race1892.31%
Asian700.85%
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Brooksville Population by Race

Brooksville Population Pyramid $2021

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Brooksville Median Age

46.6


Total

42


Male

48.6


Female

Brooksville Adults

There are 6,576 adults, (2,383 of whom are seniors) in Brooksville.

Brooksville Age Dependency

95.3

Age Dependency Ratio

56.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooksville Sex Ratio

Female

4,558

55.65%

Male

3,633

44.35%

Brooksville Population by Age

Brooksville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brooksville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
All54.8%45.2%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Male32%68%
Female28%72%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brooksville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8722.0254.8
Non Family1,8051.152.6
Married1,1992.8377.1
Female7212.6828
Male1473.3432

2.7

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Brooksville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2153.58%
9th to 12th Grade61710.29%
High School Graduate2,14035.67%
Some College1,23520.59%
Associates Degree4958.25%
Bachelors Degree80113.35%
Graduate Degree4968.27%
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Brooksville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brooksville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,8834,306997
Black65741776
Hispanic394366187
Asian707026
2+ Races352525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 71.43%.

Brooksville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,401$34,212$24,500
Less Than 9th Grade$17,583$$
High School Graduate$29,093$31,670$14,375
Some College$25,975$31,726$25,064
Bachelors Degree$38,040$37,281$38,324
Graduate Degree$58,125$59,643$52,875

$30,401

Average Earnings

$34,212

Average Male

$24,500

Average Female

Brooksville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brooksville Language by Age

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Brooksville Language

96.11% of Brooksville residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Brooksville Language

Brooksville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,88389915.28%
Black96340441.95%
Hispanic62117227.70%
Other1897640.21%
Multiple2287432.46%

20.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.53%

Male Poverty Rate

21.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooksville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooksville is Black, with 41.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooksville is White, with 15.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.36%.

Brooksville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.77%
High School20.18%
Some College16.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%

Brooksville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.24%
Male Unemployed43.75%
Female Employed9.83%
Male Employed9.40%

Brooksville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brooksville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,203$45,252
Families$38,004$54,160
Married Families$51,279-
Non Families$24,205$34,426
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Income by Household Type

Brooksville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooksville Married by Age and Sex

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Brooksville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Brooksville Marital Status by Race

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Brooksville Marital Status

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659

Number of Veterans

605

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam303
Second Gulf War62
First Gulf War59
Korea54
World War II49

Brooksville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+267
65 to 74203
55 to 6482
35 to 5461
18 to 3446

Brooksville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White62211.12%
Black374.35%
Hispanic245.69%

Brooksville Veterans by Race

Brooksville Veterans by Education

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9.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooksville Veterans by Education

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41.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Brooksville Employment by Age

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Brooksville Employment by Race

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Brooksville 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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42.38%

Born in Brooksville

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

1.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.36% of Brooksville residents were born in the United States, with 42.38% having been born in Florida. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brooksville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,0962663.01%
20208,8302663.11%
20198,5642663.21%
20188,2981441.77%
20178,1541141.42%
20168,0401622.06%
20157,878871.12%
20147,791630.82%
20137,728290.38%
20127,699-33-0.43%
20117,73230.04%
20107,7294650.62%
20007,264-176-0.24%
19907,4401,8582.91%
19805,5821,5223.23%
19704,0607592.09%
19603,3010.00%

Brooksville Population by Year