Cross City is a city located in Dixie County Florida. It is also the county seat of Dixie County. With a 2020 population of 1,681, it is the 674th largest city in Florida and the 11889th largest city in the United States. Cross City is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -35.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,591 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Cross City has a population density of 911 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cross City is $45,463 with a poverty rate of 22.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $80,100. The median age in Cross City is 31.4 years, 31.9 years for males, and 27.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cross Citywas:
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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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
95.14% of Cross City residents speak only English, while 4.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Cross City is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Cross City is Multiple, with 5.20% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.83%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Cross City
96.49% of Cross City residents were born in the United States, with 83.21% having been born in Florida. 2.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.