Green Cove Springs, Florida Population 2024

10,094

Green Cove Springs is a city located in Clay County Florida. Green Cove Springs has a 2024 population of 10,094. It is also the county seat of Clay County.Green Cove Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 2.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,867 in 2020.

The average household income in Green Cove Springs is $78,189 with a poverty rate of 17.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Green Cove Springs is 38.5 years, 35.3 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Green Cove Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Green Cove Springs was:

  • White: 72.02%
  • Black or African American: 13.56%
  • Two or more races: 9.06%
  • Other race: 4.72%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
7.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,340.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.3% (227)
The current population of Green Cove Springs, Florida is 10,094 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,867.

Green Cove Springs, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,02872.02%
Black or African American1,32313.56%
Two or more races8849.06%
Other race4614.72%
Asian620.64%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Green Cove Springs Population by Race

Green Cove Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Green Cove Springs Median Age

38.5

Total

35.3

Male

42

Female

Green Cove Springs Adults

There are 7,748 adults, (1,951 of whom are seniors) in Green Cove Springs.

Green Cove Springs Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Green Cove Springs Sex Ratio

Female4,72248.39%
Male5,03651.61%

Green Cove Springs Population by Age

Green Cove Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4892.6676.723.3
Married1,7172.8992.27.8
Non Family9671.4662.837.2
Female6473.4365.134.9
Male1584.3340.559.5
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2.97

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Green Cove Springs 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

Green Cove Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Green Cove Springs 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 asian people with a rate of 40%.

Green Cove Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,790

Average Earnings

$50,536

Average Male

$38,362

Average Female

Green Cove Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Green Cove Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Green Cove Springs Language

92.74% of Green Cove Springs residents speak only English, while 7.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.07% of the population.

Green Cove Springs Language

Green Cove Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,18078212.65%
Black1,13940635.65%
Hispanic1,33631523.58%
Other44815735.04%
Multiple876849.59%
Asian62812.9%
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17.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.71%

Male Poverty Rate

19.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Green Cove Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Green Cove Springs is Black, with 35.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Green Cove Springs is Multiple, with 9.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.55%.

Green Cove Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.07%
High School15.84%
Some College11.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.94%
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Green Cove Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50.94%
Female Unemployed49.41%
Female Employed11.45%
Male Employed3.42%
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Green Cove Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Green Cove Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Green Cove Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Green Cove Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Green Cove Springs 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.

Green Cove Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Green Cove Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,156

Number of Veterans

987

Male Veterans

169

Female Veterans

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Green Cove Springs Veterans by War

count

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Green Cove Springs Veterans by Age

count

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Green Cove Springs Veterans by Race

Green Cove Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Green Cove Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Green Cove Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Green Cove Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Green Cove Springs 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

45.18%

Born in Green Cove Springs

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

4.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.81% of Green Cove Springs residents were born in the United States, with 45.18% having been born in Florida. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Green Cove Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,224260.25%
202810,198260.26%
202710,172260.26%
202610,146260.26%
202510,120260.26%
202410,094260.26%
202310,068260.26%
202210,042260.26%
202110,0161491.51%
20209,8671,30215.2%
20198,5652673.22%
20188,2983123.91%
20177,9863895.12%
20167,5973865.35%
20157,2111482.1%
20147,063781.12%
20136,985260.37%
20126,959130.19%
20116,94670.1%
20106,9391,56129.03%
20005,37888119.59%
19904,4973438.26%
19804,1542977.7%
19703,857-376-8.88%
19604,23394228.62%
19503,291
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Green Cove Springs Population by Year