Bushnell, Florida Population 2024

3,263

Bushnell is a city located in Sumter County Florida. Bushnell has a 2024 population of 3,263. It is also the county seat of Sumter County.Bushnell is currently growing at a rate of 1.91% annually and its population has increased by 6.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,078 in 2020.

The average household income in Bushnell is $52,273 with a poverty rate of 28.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bushnell is 41.7 years, 31.5 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.

Bushnell Demographics

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

  • White: 85.1%
  • Black or African American: 7.95%
  • Other race: 3.34%
  • Two or more races: 2.4%
  • Asian: 0.97%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
11.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
279.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.01% (185)
The current population of Bushnell, Florida is 3,263 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,078.

Bushnell, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,62285.1%
Black or African American2457.95%
Other race1033.34%
Two or more races742.4%
Asian300.97%
Native American70.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bushnell Population by Race

Bushnell Population Pyramid 2024

Bushnell Median Age

41.7

Total

31.5

Male

49.5

Female

Bushnell Adults

There are 2,380 adults, (845 of whom are seniors) in Bushnell.

Bushnell Age Dependency

100.7

Age Dependency Ratio

55

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bushnell Sex Ratio

Female1,45147.1%
Male1,63052.9%

Bushnell Population by Age

Bushnell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1822.2370.129.9
Non Family5661.3174.625.4
Married4382.8180.419.6
Female1583.8534.265.8
Male203.050100
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3.03

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bushnell 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

Bushnell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bushnell 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 black people with a rate of 23.03%.

Bushnell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,767

Average Earnings

$45,265

Average Male

$24,504

Average Female

Bushnell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bushnell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bushnell Language

90.2% of Bushnell residents speak only English, while 9.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.71% of the population.

Bushnell Language

Bushnell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,12074034.91%
Black1521912.5%
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28.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.77%

Male Poverty Rate

23.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bushnell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bushnell is White, with 34.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bushnell is Black, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.36%.

Bushnell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.85%
Some College20.55%
High School17.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%
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Bushnell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.01%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed20.04%
Female Unemployed
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Bushnell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bushnell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bushnell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bushnell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bushnell 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.

Bushnell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bushnell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

166

Number of Veterans

157

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Bushnell Veterans by War

count

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Bushnell Veterans by Age

count

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Bushnell Veterans by Race

Bushnell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bushnell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.2%

Labor Force Participation

37.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Bushnell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bushnell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bushnell 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

55.73%

Born in Bushnell

96.62%

Native Born

3.38%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

1.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.62% of Bushnell residents were born in the United States, with 55.73% having been born in Florida. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bushnell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,568611.74%
20283,507611.77%
20273,446611.8%
20263,385611.84%
20253,324611.87%
20243,263611.91%
20233,202611.94%
20223,141611.98%
20213,08020.06%
20203,078-130-4.05%
20193,208341.07%
20183,174270.86%
20173,147461.48%
20163,101732.41%
20153,028190.63%
20143,009-10-0.33%
20133,019140.47%
20123,005-1-0.03%
20113,00620.07%
20103,004
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Bushnell Population by Year