Green Cove Springs, Florida Population 2020

9,085

Green Cove Springs is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 9,085, it is the 174th largest city in Florida and the 3289th largest city in the United States. Green Cove Springs is currently growing at a rate of 4.44% annually and its population has increased by 31.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,908 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Green Cove Springs has a population density of 1,206 people per square mile.

The average household income in Green Cove Springs is $66,458 with a poverty rate of 19.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $857 per month, and the median house value is $159,100. The median age in Green Cove Springs is 39 years, 37.7 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.9 males.

Green Cove Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 77.46%
  • Black or African American: 15.16%
  • Two or more races: 3.13%
  • Other race: 2.95%
  • Asian: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Green Cove Springs, Florida is 9,085, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,313.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,908.

Green Cove Springs, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,91777.46%
Black or African American1,15815.16%
Two or More Races2393.13%
Some Other Race2252.95%
Asian921.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.10%

Green Cove Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Green Cove Springs Median Age

39


Total

37.7


Male

41.3


Female

Green Cove Springs Adults

There are 5,881 adults, (1,391 of whom are seniors) in Green Cove Springs.

Green Cove Springs Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Green Cove Springs Sex Ratio

Female

3,840

50.27%

Male

3,799

49.73%

Green Cove Springs Households and Families

Green Cove Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Green Cove Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
Male74.1%25.9%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family58%42%
Female56.8%43.2%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6892.6570.4
Married1,2333.1384
Non Family8421.4858
Female4983.3156.8
Male1163.274.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

12.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Green Cove Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1532.86%
9th to 12th Grade5199.70%
High School Graduate1,66131.03%
Some College1,31824.62%
Associates Degree3736.97%
Bachelors Degree85615.99%
Graduate Degree4738.84%

Green Cove Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7503,3631,069
Black77452587
Hispanic61260573
Asian928662
Other Race8982
Multiple Races775430
Native American888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,647$35,361$30,705
Less Than High School$22,875$23,793$
High School Grad$28,167$28,311$22,462
Some College$36,424$45,125$29,095
Bachelors Degree$51,250$66,219$45,710
Graduate Degree$53,000$$50,893

$31,647

Average Earnings

$35,361

Average Male

$30,705

Average Female

Green Cove Springs Language

Green Cove Springs Language by Age

Green Cove Springs Language

93.72% of Green Cove Springs residents speak only English, while 6.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.80% of the population.

Green Cove Springs Poverty

Green Cove Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,62160113.01%
Hispanic1,04142140.44%
Black1,02731130.28%
Other2109444.76%
Multiple1822714.84%
Asian8244.88%

19.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.07%

Male Poverty Rate

20.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Green Cove Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Green Cove Springs is Other, with 44.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Green Cove Springs is Asian, with 4.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.24%.

Name Poverty
High School25.86%
Less Than High School25.05%
Some College15.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.08%
Female Unemployed19.40%
Female Employed13.67%
Male Employed4.93%

Green Cove Springs Income

Green Cove Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,486$66,458
Families$60,422$73,966
Married Families$82,074-
Non Families$29,385$44,315

Green Cove Springs Marital Status

Green Cove Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Green Cove Springs Married by Age and Sex

Green Cove Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Green Cove Springs Marital Status by Race

Green Cove Springs Veterans

897

Number of Veterans

712

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War401
Second Gulf War331
Vietnam296
World War II35
Korea21
Name Veterans % of Total
White76416.61%
Black11011.36%
Hispanic9013.10%
2 or More1416.47%
Asian99.78%

$Green Cove Springs Veterans by Education

15.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Green Cove Springs Employment Status

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Green Cove Springs Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

44.91%

Born in Florida

95.84%

Native Born

4.16%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.84% of Green Cove Springs residents were born in the United States, with 44.91% having been born in Florida. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,0853864.44%
20198,6993864.64%
20188,3133284.11%
20177,9853865.08%
20167,5993935.45%
20157,2061452.05%
20147,061771.10%
20136,984270.39%
20126,957120.17%
20116,94560.09%
20106,9391,5612.58%
20005,3788811.81%
19904,4973430.80%
19804,1542970.74%
19703,857-376-0.93%
19604,2339422.55%
19503,2910.00%