Live Oak is a city located in Suwannee County Florida. It is also the county seat of Suwannee County. With a 2020 population of 6,711, it is the 400th largest city in Florida and the 5484th largest city in the United States. Live Oak is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -3.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,929 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Live Oak has a population density of 880 people per square mile.
The average household income in Live Oak is $53,882 with a poverty rate of 21.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Live Oak is 42.6 years, 40.7 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Live Oakwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 56.22%.
90.77% of Live Oak residents speak only English, while 9.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.75% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Live Oak is Black, with 38.07% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Live Oak is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.64%.
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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 45-54.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Live Oak
97.85% of Live Oak residents were born in the United States, with 69.00% having been born in Florida. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.