Pahokee, Florida Population 2020

6,360
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Pahokee is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 6,360, it is the 211th largest city in Florida and the 4170th largest city in the United States. Pahokee is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 12.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,649 in 2010. Pahokee reached it's highest population of 6,822 in 1990. Spanning over 5 miles, Pahokee has a population density of 1,197 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pahokee is $39,312 with a poverty rate of 37.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $547 per month, and the median house value is $90,400. The median age in Pahokee is 35.2 years, 34.7 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 130.3 males.

Pahokee Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.85%
  • White: 34.59%
  • Other race: 5.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pahokee, Florida is 6,360, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,270.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,649.

Pahokee, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,62958.85%
White2,13334.59%
Some Other Race3495.66%
Two or More Races560.91%
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Pahokee Population Pyramid 2020

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Pahokee Median Age

35.2


Total

34.7


Male

38.7


Female

Pahokee Adults

There are 4,637 adults, (726 of whom are seniors) in Pahokee.

Pahokee Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pahokee Sex Ratio

Female

2,678

43.42%

Male

3,489

56.58%

Pahokee Households and Families

Pahokee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pahokee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.7%30.3%
Male56.5%43.5%
All51.4%48.6%
Non Family36.4%63.6%
Female32.3%67.7%

51.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8363.0951.4
Married7983.8469.7
Non Family6101.0836.4
Female3135.0432.3
Male1153.2656.5

4.02

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pahokee Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade80020.03%
9th to 12th Grade72818.22%
High School Graduate1,11227.83%
Some College78119.55%
Associates Degree2355.88%
Bachelors Degree2385.96%
Graduate Degree1012.53%
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Pahokee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,4981,645237
Hispanic98534046
White49446556
Other Race138
Multiple Races5627

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.34%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,939$28,678$25,592
Less Than High School$25,715$26,744$17,146
High School Grad$23,646$$22,147
Some College$28,201$28,152$28,264
Bachelors Degree$56,585$64,400$55,427
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,939

Average Earnings

$28,678

Average Male

$25,592

Average Female

Pahokee Language

Pahokee Language by Age

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Pahokee Language

68.68% of Pahokee residents speak only English, while 31.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.30% of the population.

Pahokee Poverty

Pahokee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,3741,44742.89%
Hispanic1,83952428.49%
White48917235.17%
Other34916045.85%
Multiple562850.00%

37.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.16%

Male Poverty Rate

32.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pahokee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pahokee is Multiple, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pahokee is Hispanic, with 28.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.21%.

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Name Poverty
Some College41.07%
High School38.76%
Less Than High School32.88%
Bachelors or Greater11.25%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed80.23%
Female Unemployed39.09%
Male Employed10.74%
Female Employed3.14%

Pahokee Income

Pahokee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,701$39,312
Families$32,042$47,127
Married Families$36,500-
Non Families$17,847$20,455
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Pahokee Marital Status

Pahokee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pahokee Married by Age and Sex

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Pahokee 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.

Pahokee Marital Status by Race

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Pahokee Veterans

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338

Number of Veterans

314

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam113
First Gulf War86
Second Gulf War30
Korea25
World War II21
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54153
65 to 74115
75+48
55 to 6422
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2518.72%
White875.88%
Hispanic20.16%

Pahokee Veterans by Education

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30.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pahokee Employment Status

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51.6%

Labor Force Participation

36.5%

Employment Rate

29.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.11%

Born in Florida

81.30%

Native Born

18.70%

Foreign Born

14.32%

Non Citizen

4.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.30% of Pahokee residents were born in the United States, with 60.11% having been born in Florida. 14.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,360450.71%
20196,315450.72%
20186,270420.67%
20176,228450.73%
20166,183540.88%
20156,129550.91%
20146,074420.70%
20136,032520.87%
20125,980470.79%
20115,9331602.77%
20105,773-212-0.36%
20005,985-837-1.30%
19906,8224760.73%
19806,3466831.15%
19705,6639541.86%
19604,7092370.52%
19504,472-294-0.63%
19404,7660.00%