East Palatka, Florida Population 2022

1,557
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East Palatka is a city located in Putnam County Florida. With a 2020 population of 1,557, it is the 684th largest city in Florida and the 12341st largest city in the United States. East Palatka is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -4.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,625 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, East Palatka has a population density of 490 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Palatka is $49,932 with a poverty rate of 29.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $771 per month, and the median house value is $137,500. The median age in East Palatka is 37.7 years, 39.4 years for males, and 28.8 years for females.

East Palatka Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Palatkawas:

  • White: 55.94%
  • Black or African American: 38.77%
  • Two or more races: 2.03%
  • Asian: 1.97%
  • Other race: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Palatka, Florida is 1,557 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,625.

East Palatka, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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East Palatka Population by Race

East Palatka Population Pyramid 2022

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East Palatka Median Age

43.1


Total

41.6


Male

58.3


Female

East Palatka Adults

There are 1,339 adults, (512 of whom are seniors) in East Palatka.

East Palatka Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

61.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

East Palatka Sex Ratio

Female

620

38.15%

Male

1,005

61.85%

East Palatka Population by Age

East Palatka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Palatka Household Types

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Palatka Households and Families

2.56

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

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East Palatka Households by Type

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East Palatka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Palatka Educational Attainment by Race

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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 64.29%.

East Palatka Educational Attainment by Race

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$27,606

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$21,565

Average Female

East Palatka Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Palatka Language by Age

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East Palatka Language

91.91% of East Palatka residents speak only English, while 8.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.46% of the population.

East Palatka Language

East Palatka Poverty by Race

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29.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.96%

Male Poverty Rate

36.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Palatka

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Palatka is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Palatka is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.70%.

East Palatka Poverty

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East Palatka Poverty Rate by Education

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East Palatka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Palatka Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

East Palatka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

East Palatka Married by Age and Sex

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East Palatka 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 35-44.

East Palatka Marital Status by Race

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East Palatka Marital Status

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118

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

East Palatka Veterans by War

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East Palatka Veterans by Age

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East Palatka Veterans by Race

East Palatka Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Palatka Veterans by Education

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35.5%

Labor Force Participation

34.8%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

East Palatka Employment by Age

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East Palatka Employment by Race

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East Palatka 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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62.03%

Born in East Palatka

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of East Palatka residents were born in the United States, with 62.03% having been born in Florida. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

East Palatka Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

East Palatka Population by Year