DeFuniak Springs, Florida Population 2022

7,889
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DeFuniak Springs is a city located in Walton County Florida. DeFuniak Springs has a 2020 population of 7,889. DeFuniak Springs is currently growing at a rate of 4.05% annually and its population has increased by 51.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,191 in 2010.

The average household income in DeFuniak Springs is $58,819 with a poverty rate of 15.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $746 per month, and the median house value is $121,700. The median age in DeFuniak Springs is 34.3 years, 33.3 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

DeFuniak Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of DeFuniak Springswas:

  • White: 73.11%
  • Black or African American: 18.32%
  • Two or more races: 5.01%
  • Other race: 2.59%
  • Native American: 0.98%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of DeFuniak Springs, Florida is 7,889 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,889.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,191.

DeFuniak Springs, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,71473.11%
Black or African American1,18118.32%
Two or More Races3235.01%
Some Other Race1672.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.98%
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DeFuniak Springs Population by Race

DeFuniak Springs Population Pyramid $2022

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DeFuniak Springs Median Age

34.3


Total

33.3


Male

36.5


Female

DeFuniak Springs Adults

There are 4,977 adults, (1,087 of whom are seniors) in DeFuniak Springs.

DeFuniak Springs Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

DeFuniak Springs Sex Ratio

Female

3,503

54.33%

Male

2,945

45.67%

DeFuniak Springs Population by Age

DeFuniak Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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DeFuniak Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female21%79%
Male42%58%
All51.1%48.9%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Married57.1%42.9%

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeFuniak Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6622.3751.1
Married1,1023.0457.1
Non Family1,0941.455.9
Female3663.121
Male1002.9842

2.96

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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DeFuniak Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2335.49%
9th to 12th Grade3418.04%
High School Graduate1,36232.11%
Some College1,16127.37%
Associates Degree4009.43%
Bachelors Degree52412.35%
Graduate Degree2215.21%
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DeFuniak Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

DeFuniak Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,0452,661628
Black86974767
Hispanic1591119
Other Race11062
2+ Races10610641
Native American6343

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 38.68%.

DeFuniak Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,635$33,624$27,652
Less Than 9th Grade$22,432$25,313$22,045
High School Graduate$23,070$27,455$15,306
Some College$29,114$31,348$28,370
Bachelors Degree$54,278$104,700$52,556
Graduate Degree$$$30,135

$29,635

Average Earnings

$33,624

Average Male

$27,652

Average Female

DeFuniak Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

DeFuniak Springs Language by Age

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DeFuniak Springs Language

97.38% of DeFuniak Springs residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

DeFuniak Springs Language

DeFuniak Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,53371315.73%
Black1,16722419.19%
Multiple3233410.53%
Hispanic28093.21%
OtherNaN%

15.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.43%

Male Poverty Rate

15.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeFuniak Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeFuniak Springs is Black, with 19.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeFuniak Springs is Hispanic, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.02%.

DeFuniak Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.85%
Some College11.86%
Less Than 9th Grade8.94%
Bachelors or Greater1.56%

DeFuniak Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed59.41%
Female Unemployed51.38%
Female Employed11.94%
Male Employed5.72%

DeFuniak Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

DeFuniak Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,964$58,819
Families$55,200$64,828
Married Families$65,286-
Non Families$29,565$48,222
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Income by Household Type

DeFuniak Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

DeFuniak Springs Married by Age and Sex

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DeFuniak Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

DeFuniak Springs Marital Status by Race

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DeFuniak Springs Marital Status

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468

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam180
Second Gulf War148
First Gulf War51
Korea45
World War II10

DeFuniak Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74154
75+106
35 to 5478
18 to 3475
55 to 6455

DeFuniak Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3689.94%
Black798.66%
2+ Races2114.89%

DeFuniak Springs Veterans by Race

DeFuniak Springs Veterans by Education

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14.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeFuniak Springs Veterans by Education

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68.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

DeFuniak Springs Employment by Age

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DeFuniak Springs Employment by Race

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DeFuniak Springs 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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57.20%

Born in DeFuniak Springs

96.99%

Native Born

3.01%

Foreign Born

2.75%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.99% of DeFuniak Springs residents were born in the United States, with 57.20% having been born in Florida. 2.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

DeFuniak Springs Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20227,8893074.05%
20217,5823074.22%
20207,2753074.41%
20196,9683074.61%
20186,6612403.74%
20176,4212333.77%
20166,1882133.56%
20155,9751763.04%
20145,7991803.20%
20135,6191943.58%
20125,425921.73%
20115,3331422.74%
20105,1911020.20%
20005,089-31-0.06%
19905,120-443-0.83%
19805,5635971.14%
19704,966-316-0.62%
19605,2822,2055.55%
19503,0775071.82%
19402,570-66-0.25%
19302,6360.00%

DeFuniak Springs Population by Year