Jay, Florida Population 2022

522
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Jay is a city located in Santa Rosa County Florida. With a 2020 population of 522, it is the 802nd largest city in Florida and the 18870th largest city in the United States. Jay is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -0.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 524 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Jay has a population density of 314 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jay is $54,883 with a poverty rate of 28.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $966 per month, and the median house value is $80,000. The median age in Jay is 51.2 years, 50.5 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

Jay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jaywas:

  • White: 97.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jay, Florida is 522 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 524.

Jay, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Jay Population by Race

Jay Population Pyramid 2022

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Jay Median Age

52.5


Total

51.2


Male

54.2


Female

Jay Adults

There are 413 adults, (113 of whom are seniors) in Jay.

Jay Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jay Sex Ratio

Female

267

51.35%

Male

253

48.65%

Jay Population by Age

Jay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jay Household Types

46.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jay Households and Families

2.73

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Jay Households by Type

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Jay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jay Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Jay Educational Attainment by Race

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$27,500

Average Earnings

$32,708

Average Male

$

Average Female

Jay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jay Language by Age

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Jay Language

99.38% of Jay residents speak only English, while 0.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Jay Language

Jay Poverty by Race

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28.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.47%

Male Poverty Rate

23.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jay is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.41%.

Jay Poverty

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Jay Poverty Rate by Education

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Jay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jay Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Jay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jay Married by Age and Sex

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Jay 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 55-64.

Jay Marital Status by Race

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Jay Marital Status

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64

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Jay Veterans by War

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Jay Veterans by Age

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Jay Veterans by Race

Jay Veterans by Education

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20.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jay Veterans by Education

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47.7%

Labor Force Participation

40%

Employment Rate

16.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jay Employment by Age

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Jay Employment by Race

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Jay Employment by Education

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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51.73%

Born in Jay

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Jay residents were born in the United States, with 51.73% having been born in Florida. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Jay Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Jay Population by Year