Jay, Florida Population 2024

585

Jay is a city located in Santa Rosa County Florida. Jay has a 2024 population of 585. Jay is currently growing at a rate of 2.45% annually and its population has increased by 10.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 529 in 2020.

The average household income in Jay is $59,511 with a poverty rate of 30.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jay is 36.9 years, 29.8 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Jay Demographics

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

  • White: 91.33%
  • Two or more races: 5.05%
  • Asian: 3.36%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
352.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.59% (56)
The current population of Jay, Florida is 585 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 529.

Jay, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White70691.33%
Two or more races395.05%
Asian263.36%
Native American20.26%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Jay Population by Race

Jay Population Pyramid 2024

Jay Median Age

36.9

Total

29.8

Male

43.5

Female

Jay Adults

There are 570 adults, (89 of whom are seniors) in Jay.

Jay Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jay Sex Ratio

Female36647.35%
Male40752.65%

Jay Population by Age

Jay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2712.8543.556.5
Married963.4559.440.6
Female813.34258
Non Family781.6930.869.2
Male162.6918.881.3
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

43.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jay 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

Jay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jay 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 92.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Jay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,143

Average Earnings

$34,079

Average Male

$20,313

Average Female

Jay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jay Language

97.77% of Jay residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Jay Language

Jay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White70222231.62%
Asian26519.23%
Multiple39410.26%
Native22100%
showing: 4 rows

30.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.3%

Male Poverty Rate

23.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jay is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jay is Multiple, with 10.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.52%.

Jay Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater40%
High School37.72%
Less Than 9th Grade24.29%
Some College3.57%
showing: 4 rows

Jay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed83.87%
Female Employed29.47%
Male Employed19.55%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Jay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Jay Veterans by War

count

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Jay Veterans by Age

count

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Jay Veterans by Race

Jay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

30.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jay 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

53.17%

Born in Jay

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.28% of Jay residents were born in the United States, with 53.17% having been born in Florida. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jay Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029655142.18%
2028641142.23%
2027627142.28%
2026613142.34%
2025599142.39%
2024585142.45%
2023571142.51%
2022557142.58%
2021543142.65%
2020529-108-16.95%
2019637162.58%
2018621193.16%
2017602162.73%
2016586122.09%
2015574111.95%
201456371.26%
201355671.28%
201254971.29%
201154281.5%
2010534
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Jay Population by Year