Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida Population 2024

5,079

Florida Gulf Coast University is a city located in Lee County Florida. Florida Gulf Coast University has a 2024 population of 5,079. Florida Gulf Coast University is currently growing at a rate of 14.5% annually and its population has increased by 102.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,507 in 2020.

The average household income in Florida Gulf Coast University is $21,530 with a poverty rate of 69.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Florida Gulf Coast University is 19.8 years, 19.8 years for males, and 19.7 years for females.

Florida Gulf Coast University Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Florida Gulf Coast University was:

  • White: 75.38%
  • Two or more races: 10.12%
  • Black or African American: 9.39%
  • Asian: 4.06%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,106.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
102.59% (2,572)
The current population of Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida is 5,079 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,507.

Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,85975.38%
Two or more races38410.12%
Black or African American3569.39%
Asian1544.06%
Other race391.03%
Native American10.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Florida Gulf Coast University Population by Race

Florida Gulf Coast University Population Pyramid 2024

Florida Gulf Coast University Median Age

19.8

Total

19.8

Male

19.7

Female

Florida Gulf Coast University Adults

There are 3,783 adults, (0 of whom are seniors) in Florida Gulf Coast University.

Florida Gulf Coast University Age Dependency

0.3

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Florida Gulf Coast University Sex Ratio

Female2,09555.23%
Male1,69844.77%

Florida Gulf Coast University Population by Age

Florida Gulf Coast University Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All334.820100
Non Family234.780100
Married104.90100
Male0000
Female0000

4.9

Average Family Size

4.82

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Florida Gulf Coast University Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree1222.22%
Bachelors Degree47.41%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate1018.52%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College2851.85%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Florida Gulf Coast University Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Florida Gulf Coast University Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic25250
White22220
2+ Races13130
Black774

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 57.14%.

Florida Gulf Coast University Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$11,346$0$0
Some College$0$0$0

$11,346

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Florida Gulf Coast University Earnings by Educational Attainment

Florida Gulf Coast University Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Florida Gulf Coast University Language

90.59% of Florida Gulf Coast University residents speak only English, while 9.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.75% of the population.

Florida Gulf Coast University Language

Florida Gulf Coast University Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1267761.11%
Other3333100%
Hispanic3333100%

69.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

73.74%

Male Poverty Rate

61.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Florida Gulf Coast University

The race most likely to be in poverty in Florida Gulf Coast University is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Florida Gulf Coast University is White, with 61.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 36.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 61.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 76.32%.

Florida Gulf Coast University Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Florida Gulf Coast University Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed41.18%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed57.14%
Female Unemployed0%

Florida Gulf Coast University Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Florida Gulf Coast University Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households$25,179$21,530
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$16,361

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Florida Gulf Coast University Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

0.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

0.6%

Male Marriage Rate

0.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Florida Gulf Coast University Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Florida Gulf Coast University 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.

Florida Gulf Coast University Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Florida Gulf Coast University Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Florida Gulf Coast University Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Florida Gulf Coast University Veterans by Age

count

Florida Gulf Coast University Veterans by Race

Florida Gulf Coast University Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Florida Gulf Coast University Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Florida Gulf Coast University Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Florida Gulf Coast University Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Florida Gulf Coast University 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

51.83%

Born in Florida Gulf Coast University

95.52%

Native Born

4.48%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

2.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.52% of Florida Gulf Coast University residents were born in the United States, with 51.83% having been born in Florida. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Florida Gulf Coast University Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,07964314.5%
20234,43664316.95%
20223,7931,26349.92%
20212,530230.92%
20202,50700%

Florida Gulf Coast University Population by Year