Myrtle Grove, Florida Population 2024

16,945

Myrtle Grove is a city located in Escambia County Florida. Myrtle Grove has a 2024 population of 16,945. Myrtle Grove is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,140 in 2020.

The average household income in Myrtle Grove is $70,802 with a poverty rate of 12.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Myrtle Grove is 31.9 years, 30 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Myrtle Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 66.92%
  • Black or African American: 18.79%
  • Two or more races: 8.04%
  • Asian: 3.63%
  • Other race: 1.94%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
6.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,550.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.14% (-195)
The current population of Myrtle Grove, Florida is 16,945 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,140.

Myrtle Grove, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,34066.92%
Black or African American3,18418.79%
Two or more races1,3638.04%
Asian6153.63%
Other race3281.94%
Native American720.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander430.25%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Myrtle Grove Population by Race

Myrtle Grove Population Pyramid 2024

Myrtle Grove Median Age

31.9

Total

30

Male

37.1

Female

Myrtle Grove Adults

There are 13,854 adults, (2,345 of whom are seniors) in Myrtle Grove.

Myrtle Grove Age Dependency

47.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Myrtle Grove Sex Ratio

Female7,75345.75%
Male9,19254.25%

Myrtle Grove Population by Age

Myrtle Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,3622.4156.143.9
Non Family2,6391.2744.955.1
Married2,6323.2870.129.9
Female8003.1248.551.5
Male2912.9352.247.8
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Myrtle Grove 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

Myrtle Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Myrtle Grove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 92.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 35.55%.

Myrtle Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,409

Average Earnings

$41,637

Average Male

$34,953

Average Female

Myrtle Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Myrtle Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Myrtle Grove Language

90.89% of Myrtle Grove residents speak only English, while 9.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.4% of the population.

Myrtle Grove Language

Myrtle Grove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,8641,09811.13%
Black2,94949216.68%
Multiple1,20719916.49%
Asian571447.71%
Hispanic770405.19%
Native571424.56%
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12.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.59%

Male Poverty Rate

12.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Myrtle Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Myrtle Grove is Native, with 24.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Myrtle Grove is Hispanic, with 5.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.8%.

Myrtle Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College13.93%
High School11.32%
Less Than 9th Grade10.44%
Bachelors or Greater10.05%
showing: 4 rows

Myrtle Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25.44%
Male Unemployed17.29%
Female Employed8.45%
Male Employed4.95%
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Myrtle Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Myrtle Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Myrtle Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Myrtle Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Myrtle Grove 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.

Myrtle Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Myrtle Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,183

Number of Veterans

1,620

Male Veterans

563

Female Veterans

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Myrtle Grove Veterans by War

count

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Myrtle Grove Veterans by Age

count

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Myrtle Grove Veterans by Race

Myrtle Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Myrtle Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Myrtle Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Myrtle Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Myrtle Grove 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

40.46%

Born in Myrtle Grove

93.61%

Native Born

6.39%

Foreign Born

1.99%

Non Citizen

4.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.61% of Myrtle Grove residents were born in the United States, with 40.46% having been born in Florida. 1.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Myrtle Grove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202416,945
202316,945
202216,945-78-0.46%
202117,023-117-0.68%
202017,1402651.57%
201916,875-11-0.07%
201816,886470.28%
201716,8392921.76%
201616,5474132.56%
201516,134-1,341-7.67%
201417,4751080.62%
201317,3674502.66%
201216,9175473.34%
201116,3705003.15%
201015,870
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Myrtle Grove Population by Year