Bushnell is a city located in Sumter County Florida. It is also the county seat of Sumter County. With a 2020 population of 3,173, it is the 555th largest city in Florida and the 8586th largest city in the United States. Bushnell is currently growing at a rate of 2.03% annually and its population has increased by 0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,170 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, Bushnell has a population density of 272 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bushnell is $45,381 with a poverty rate of 19.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $53,700. The median age in Bushnell is 55.3 years, 40.6 years for males, and 62.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bushnellwas:
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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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
92.10% of Bushnell residents speak only English, while 7.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.92% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Bushnell is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Bushnell is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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94.92% of Bushnell residents were born in the United States, with 50.73% having been born in Florida. 2.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.