Mary Esther, Florida Population 2024

4,172

Mary Esther is a city located in Okaloosa County Florida. Mary Esther has a 2024 population of 4,172. Mary Esther is currently growing at a rate of 1.26% annually and its population has increased by 4.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,989 in 2020.

The average household income in Mary Esther is $122,660 with a poverty rate of 3.9%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mary Esther is 38.6 years, 38.6 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Mary Esther Demographics

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

  • White: 73.99%
  • Two or more races: 9.81%
  • Asian: 6.22%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Other race: 2.96%
  • Native American: 1.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,831.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.59% (183)
The current population of Mary Esther, Florida is 4,172 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,989.

Mary Esther, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,97373.99%
Two or more races3949.81%
Asian2506.22%
Black or African American2175.4%
Other race1192.96%
Native American651.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mary Esther Population by Race

Mary Esther Population Pyramid 2024

Mary Esther Median Age

38.6

Total

38.6

Male

38.7

Female

Mary Esther Adults

There are 3,233 adults, (788 of whom are seniors) in Mary Esther.

Mary Esther Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mary Esther Sex Ratio

Female2,12852.96%
Male1,89047.04%

Mary Esther Population by Age

Mary Esther Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5042.6671.928.1
Married8102.9785.414.6
Non Family4631.347.952.1
Female1583.8660.139.9
Male735.271000
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mary Esther 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

Mary Esther Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mary Esther 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 72.27%.

Mary Esther Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,074

Average Earnings

$45,571

Average Male

$38,712

Average Female

Mary Esther Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mary Esther Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mary Esther Language

91.43% of Mary Esther residents speak only English, while 8.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.7% of the population.

Mary Esther Language

Mary Esther Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,835712.5%
Asian2504417.6%
Black2172411.06%
Hispanic388174.38%
Multiple385153.9%
Other11921.68%
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3.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.94%

Male Poverty Rate

2.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mary Esther

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mary Esther is Asian, with 17.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mary Esther is Other, with 1.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.21%.

Mary Esther Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.03%
Some College4.83%
High School4.31%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%
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Mary Esther Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.88%
Female Employed2.02%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Mary Esther Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mary Esther Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mary Esther Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mary Esther Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mary Esther 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.

Mary Esther Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mary Esther Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

465

Number of Veterans

442

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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Mary Esther Veterans by War

count

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Mary Esther Veterans by Age

count

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Mary Esther Veterans by Race

Mary Esther Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mary Esther Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mary Esther Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mary Esther Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mary Esther 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

27.38%

Born in Mary Esther

94.38%

Native Born

5.62%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

3.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.38% of Mary Esther residents were born in the United States, with 27.38% having been born in Florida. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mary Esther Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,432521.19%
20284,380521.2%
20274,328521.22%
20264,276521.23%
20254,224521.25%
20244,172521.26%
20234,120521.28%
20224,068521.29%
20214,016270.68%
20203,989-451-10.16%
20194,440711.63%
20184,369581.35%
20174,311661.55%
20164,245531.26%
20154,192591.43%
20144,133290.71%
20134,104591.46%
20124,0451403.59%
20113,905531.38%
20103,852-203-5.01%
20004,055-84-2.03%
19904,13960917.25%
19803,53033810.59%
19703,192
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Mary Esther Population by Year