Homestead, Florida Population 2020

72,717
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Homestead is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 72,717, it is the 36th largest city in Florida and the 505th largest city in the United States. Homestead is currently growing at a rate of 1.56% annually and its population has increased by 20.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,512 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Homestead has a population density of 4,821 people per square mile.

The average household income in Homestead is $59,361 with a poverty rate of 24.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,243 per month, and the median house value is $195,300. The median age in Homestead is 30.8 years, 29.6 years for males, and 32.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Homestead Demographics

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

  • White: 70.96%
  • Black or African American: 20.13%
  • Other race: 4.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.34%
  • Asian: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
The current population of Homestead, Florida is 72,717, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 70,477.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 60,512.

Homestead, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,55370.96%
Black or African American13,77220.13%
Some Other Race2,8104.11%
Two or More Races2,2843.34%
Asian6560.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native2250.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1240.18%
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Homestead Population Pyramid 2020

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Homestead Median Age

30.8


Total

29.6


Male

32.1


Female

Homestead Adults

There are 46,667 adults, (5,590 of whom are seniors) in Homestead.

Homestead Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53

Child Dependency Ratio

Homestead Sex Ratio

Female

34,312

50.15%

Male

34,112

49.85%

Homestead Households and Families

Homestead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Homestead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married53%47%
All38.8%61.2%
Male34.6%65.4%
Non Family30.9%69.1%
Female24.7%75.3%

38.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7193.6338.8
Married7,6544.1553
Female4,8164.4924.7
Non Family4,0361.3930.9
Male2,2134.0334.6

4.02

Average Family Size

3.63

Average Household Size

9.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Homestead Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,65316.34%
9th to 12th Grade4,12710.14%
High School Graduate10,39825.54%
Some College7,54418.53%
Associates Degree3,7199.13%
Bachelors Degree5,20312.78%
Graduate Degree3,0717.54%
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Homestead Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic26,91518,3214,819
Black7,9536,5571,285
White5,5464,9561,995
Other Race1,518983329
Multiple Races786590176
Asian595363126
Islander12422
Native American83

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.97%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,904$28,270$24,503
Less Than High School$18,233$21,324$15,490
High School Grad$23,871$25,753$19,773
Some College$33,071$40,957$30,262
Bachelors Degree$40,631$45,591$32,280
Graduate Degree$45,621$55,377$44,391

$26,904

Average Earnings

$28,270

Average Male

$24,503

Average Female

Homestead Language

Homestead Language by Age

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Homestead Language

34.35% of Homestead residents speak only English, while 65.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 58.67% of the population.

Homestead Poverty

Homestead Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic45,07811,68925.93%
Black13,7263,87528.23%
White8,7591,22714.01%
Multiple2,26772531.98%
Other2,80967724.10%
Islander12410282.26%
Asian656507.62%

24.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.77%

Male Poverty Rate

26.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homestead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Homestead is Islander, with 82.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homestead is Asian, with 7.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.50%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.05%
High School21.14%
Some College14.47%
Bachelors or Greater8.03%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.48%
Male Unemployed27.37%
Female Employed14.89%
Male Employed13.00%

Homestead Income

Homestead Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,568$59,361
Families$44,688$62,118
Married Families$62,825-
Non Families$26,503$39,033
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Homestead Marital Status

Homestead Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Homestead Married by Age and Sex

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Homestead 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.

Homestead Marital Status by Race

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Homestead Veterans

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2,495

Number of Veterans

2,272

Male Veterans

223

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War885
First Gulf War578
Vietnam511
World War II46
Korea17
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54940
18 to 34529
55 to 64527
65 to 74331
75+168
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8255.41%
Hispanic1,0763.51%
Black5235.65%
2 or More708.21%
Other432.58%
Asian345.71%

Homestead Veterans by Education

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4.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homestead Employment Status

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67.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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43.48%

Born in Florida

63.19%

Native Born

36.81%

Foreign Born

21.49%

Non Citizen

15.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.19% of Homestead residents were born in the United States, with 43.48% having been born in Florida. 21.49% 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
202072,7171,1201.56%
201971,5971,1201.59%
201870,4775220.75%
201769,9551,1201.63%
201668,8351,9242.88%
201566,9119601.46%
201465,9511,0541.62%
201364,8971,1101.74%
201263,7879451.50%
201162,8421,8022.95%
201061,04029,1316.70%
200031,9095,0431.74%
199026,8666,1982.66%
198020,6686,9944.22%
197013,6744,5224.10%
19609,1524,5797.18%
19504,5731,4193.78%
19403,1540.00%