East Palatka, Florida Population 2024

1,465

East Palatka is a city located in Putnam County Florida. East Palatka has a 2024 population of 1,465. East Palatka is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -9.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,625 in 2020.

The average household income in East Palatka is $149,215 with a poverty rate of 28.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Palatka is 39.5 years, 38.2 years for males, and 64.3 years for females.

East Palatka Demographics

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

  • White: 48.05%
  • Black or African American: 39.93%
  • Two or more races: 7.58%
  • Other race: 3.82%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
460.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.85% (-160)
The current population of East Palatka, Florida is 1,465 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 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White70448.05%
Black or African American58539.93%
Two or more races1117.58%
Other race563.82%
Asian90.61%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Palatka Population by Race

East Palatka Population Pyramid 2024

East Palatka Median Age

39.5

Total

38.2

Male

64.3

Female

East Palatka Adults

There are 1,176 adults, (419 of whom are seniors) in East Palatka.

East Palatka Age Dependency

93.5

Age Dependency Ratio

55.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

East Palatka Sex Ratio

Female48933.38%
Male97666.62%

East Palatka Population by Age

East Palatka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4132.4180.119.9
Married1832.5694.55.5
Non Family1291.2371.328.7
Female653.9746.253.8
Male363.061000
showing: 5 rows

2.92

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Palatka 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

East Palatka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Palatka 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 hispanic people with a rate of 12.5%.

East Palatka Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,273

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$24,597

Average Female

East Palatka Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Palatka Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Palatka Language

94.65% of East Palatka residents speak only English, while 5.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.45% of the population.

East Palatka Language

East Palatka Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black36225069.06%
White583294.97%
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28.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.35%

Male Poverty Rate

34.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Palatka

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Palatka is Black, with 69.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Palatka is White, with 4.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.63%.

East Palatka Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.55%
High School25.56%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

East Palatka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.45%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

East Palatka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Palatka Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Palatka Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

East Palatka Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Palatka Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

63

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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East Palatka Veterans by War

count

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East Palatka Veterans by Age

count

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East Palatka Veterans by Race

East Palatka Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Palatka Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.6%

Labor Force Participation

36.1%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

East Palatka Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Palatka Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Palatka 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

65.73%

Born in East Palatka

99.52%

Native Born

0.48%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.52% of East Palatka residents were born in the United States, with 65.73% having been born in Florida. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

East Palatka Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,465
20231,465
20221,465906.55%
20211,375-250-15.38%
20201,625-88-5.14%
20191,713-84-4.67%
20181,797-202-10.11%
20171,999-223-10.04%
20162,22237019.98%
20151,852-31-1.65%
20141,8831136.38%
20131,77016310.14%
20121,607-120-6.95%
20111,727734.41%
20101,654
showing: 15 rows

East Palatka Population by Year