Fort White is a city located in Columbia County Florida. With a 2020 population of 628, it is the 788th largest city in Florida and the 17779th largest city in the United States. Fort White is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually but its population has decreased by -10.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 702 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Fort White has a population density of 260 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fort White is $57,238 with a poverty rate of 14.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $656 per month, and the median house value is $166,700. The median age in Fort White is 38.6 years, 37.2 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Whitewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.91%.
95.47% of Fort White residents speak only English, while 4.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.53% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort White is Black, with 43.24% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort White is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.22%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fort White
98.01% of Fort White residents were born in the United States, with 64.10% having been born in Florida. 1.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.