Gifford, Florida Population 2024

4,868

Gifford is a city located in Indian River County Florida. Gifford has a 2024 population of 4,868. Gifford is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 8.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,481 in 2020.

The average household income in Gifford is $43,424 with a poverty rate of 62.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gifford is 31.6 years, 25.4 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Gifford Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 68.84%
  • White: 17.21%
  • Two or more races: 11.26%
  • Other race: 2.69%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
6.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
716.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.64% (387)
The current population of Gifford, Florida is 4,868 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,481.

Gifford, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,35168.84%
White83817.21%
Two or more races54811.26%
Other race1312.69%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gifford Population by Race

Gifford Population Pyramid 2024

Gifford Median Age

31.6

Total

25.4

Male

35.4

Female

Gifford Adults

There are 3,228 adults, (568 of whom are seniors) in Gifford.

Gifford Age Dependency

83

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gifford Sex Ratio

Female2,66354.7%
Male2,20545.3%

Gifford Population by Age

Gifford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4863.2648.951.1
Non Family6771.5559.240.8
Female4945.671882
Married2583.2691.98.1
Male572.740100
showing: 5 rows

4.69

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gifford 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

Gifford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gifford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25%.

Gifford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,239

Average Earnings

$28,457

Average Male

$27,889

Average Female

Gifford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gifford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gifford Language

81.71% of Gifford residents speak only English, while 18.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.71% of the population.

Gifford Language

Gifford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,3452,20465.89%
Hispanic82653464.65%
Multiple54841876.28%
White60621034.65%
Other1312317.56%
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62.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

61.86%

Male Poverty Rate

62.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gifford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gifford is Multiple, with 76.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gifford is Other, with 17.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 67.53%.

Gifford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.41%
Some College56.31%
High School36.44%
Bachelors or Greater25.67%
showing: 4 rows

Gifford Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed38.21%
Male Employed13.01%
showing: 4 rows

Gifford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gifford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gifford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

23.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.3%

Male Marriage Rate

21.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gifford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gifford 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 35-44.

Gifford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gifford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

182

Number of Veterans

182

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gifford Veterans by War

count

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Gifford Veterans by Age

count

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Gifford Veterans by Race

Gifford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

51.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gifford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gifford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gifford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gifford 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

58.89%

Born in Gifford

83.96%

Native Born

16.04%

Foreign Born

13.19%

Non Citizen

2.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.96% of Gifford residents were born in the United States, with 58.89% having been born in Florida. 13.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gifford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,868
20234,868
20224,8683918.73%
20214,477-4-0.09%
20204,481-5,998-57.24%
201910,4798008.27%
20189,679-4-0.04%
20179,6834655.04%
20169,2184685.35%
20158,750-419-4.57%
20149,169-493-5.1%
20139,6621321.39%
20129,530-410-4.12%
20119,9403503.65%
20109,590
showing: 15 rows

Gifford Population by Year