Medulla, Florida Population 2024

11,374

Medulla is a city located in Polk County Florida. Medulla has a 2024 population of 11,374. Medulla is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,336 in 2020.

The average household income in Medulla is $91,448 with a poverty rate of 7%. The median age in Medulla is 36.8 years: 35.5 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Medulla Demographics

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

  • White: 64.34%
  • Two or more races: 14.8%
  • Black or African American: 13.81%
  • Other race: 6.62%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,031.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.34% (38)
The current population of Medulla, Florida is 11,374 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,336.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,30664.34%
Two or more races1,68014.8%
Black or African American1,56813.81%
Other race7526.62%
Asian490.43%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Medulla Population by Race

Medulla Population Pyramid 2024

Medulla Median Age

36.8

Total

35.5

Male

37.9

Female

Medulla Adults

There are 8,688 adults, (1,569 of whom are seniors) in Medulla.

Medulla Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Medulla Sex Ratio

Female5,60849.39%
Male5,74750.61%

Medulla Population by Age

Medulla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0672.7967.732.3
Married2,2923.4377.922.1
Non Family1,0811.3957.442.6
Female5682.9941.458.6
Male1262.3589.710.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Medulla Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3364.39%
Associates Degree1,07514.05%
Bachelors Degree1,65321.61%
Graduate Degree6488.47%
High School Graduate1,97125.76%
Less Than 9th Grade3574.67%
Some College1,61121.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Medulla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Medulla Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,7794,5241,477
Hispanic1,6191,302349
Black983906287
2+ Races783737380
Other Race64948292
Asian34180

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.66%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 48.53%.

Medulla Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,577$52,039$45,145
Graduate Degree$58,487$57,292$58,553
High School Graduate$34,779$37,933$32,000
Less Than 9th Grade$33,290$33,578$0
Overall$44,104$46,193$39,837
Some College$45,669$60,237$36,101

$44,104

Average Earnings

$46,193

Average Male

$39,837

Average Female

Medulla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Medulla Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Medulla Language

81.82% of Medulla residents speak only English, while 18.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.05% of the population.

Medulla Language

Medulla Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,67928610.68%
White6,6662553.83%
Black1,55224916.04%
Other75215420.48%
Multiple1,680462.74%

7%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.2%

Male Poverty Rate

9.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Medulla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Medulla is Other, with 20.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Medulla is Multiple, with 2.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.59%.

Medulla Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.54%
High School9.08%
Some College6.25%
Bachelors or Greater1.04%

Medulla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.19%
Male Unemployed20%
Male Employed2.26%
Female Employed1.87%

Medulla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Medulla Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$86,987$102,786
Households$72,639$91,448
Married Families$95,714$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,438$56,037

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Medulla Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Medulla Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Medulla Marriage

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.

Medulla Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Medulla Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

714

Number of Veterans

596

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam364
First Gulf War137
Second Gulf War72
Korea29
World War II6

Medulla Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74256
75+179
55 to 64158
35 to 54107
18 to 3414

Medulla Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4678.02%
2+ Races18017.49%
Black665.83%
Hispanic532.71%
Other Race10.15%

Medulla Veterans by Race

Medulla Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Medulla Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Medulla Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Medulla Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Medulla 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

50.07%

Born in Medulla

88.41%

Native Born

11.59%

Foreign Born

5.53%

Non Citizen

6.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.41% of Medulla residents were born in the United States, with 50.07% having been born in Florida. 5.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Medulla Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202411,374100.09%
202311,36490.08%
202211,355-138-1.2%
202111,4931571.38%
202011,3361,06110.33%
201910,2755966.16%
20189,6793443.69%
20179,3357749.04%
20168,5612272.72%
20158,3342202.71%
20148,114-65-0.79%
20138,1791061.31%
20128,0731642.07%
20117,909-983-11.05%
20108,89200%

Medulla Population by Year