Palm Coast, Florida Population 2021

94,080
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Palm Coast is a city located in Flagler County Florida. With a 2020 population of 94,080, it is the 28th largest city in Florida and the 359th largest city in the United States . Palm Coast is currently growing at a rate of 2.33% annually and its population has increased by 25.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 75,180 in 2010. Palm Coast reached it's highest population of 94,080 in 2021. Spanning over 96 miles, Palm Coast has a population density of 989 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palm Coast is $67,752 with a poverty rate of 12.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,298 per month, and the median house value is $209,300. The median age in Palm Coast is 49.4 years, 48.5 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Palm Coast Demographics

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

  • White: 79.69%
  • Black or African American: 11.50%
  • Asian: 3.02%
  • Other race: 3.00%
  • Two or more races: 2.36%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Palm Coast, Florida is 94,080 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 87,660.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 75,180.

Palm Coast, Florida Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68,48279.69%
Black or African American9,88611.50%
Asian2,5993.02%
Some Other Race2,5763.00%
Two or More Races2,0292.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native2570.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1040.12%
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Palm Coast Population by Race

Palm Coast Population Pyramid $2021

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Palm Coast Median Age

49.4


Total

48.5


Male

50.3


Female

Palm Coast Adults

There are 70,337 adults, (24,250 of whom are seniors) in Palm Coast.

Palm Coast Age Dependency

86.5

Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Palm Coast Sex Ratio

Female

45,031

52.40%

Male

40,902

47.60%

Palm Coast Population by Age

Palm Coast Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palm Coast Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family70.6%29.4%
Male65.6%34.4%
Female52.4%47.6%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palm Coast Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,6832.7174.3
Married17,5202.9881.5
Non Family8,9751.470.6
Female3,6574.152.4
Male1,5313.8665.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Palm Coast Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5682.44%
9th to 12th Grade3,4495.37%
High School Graduate22,82135.52%
Some College15,01923.38%
Associates Degree6,68210.40%
Bachelors Degree9,39014.62%
Graduate Degree5,3118.27%
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Palm Coast Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palm Coast Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White48,00044,53110,931
Black6,8106,2001,626
Hispanic6,5955,810927
Asian2,0061,9371,026
Other Race1,5011,270149
2+ Races751693194
Native American17617624
Islander505050

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Palm Coast Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,023$35,445$28,015
Less Than 9th Grade$21,387$28,750$19,184
High School Graduate$27,324$29,967$25,245
Some College$32,203$41,534$28,536
Bachelors Degree$37,763$42,292$32,948
Graduate Degree$35,724$31,471$41,827

$31,023

Average Earnings

$35,445

Average Male

$28,015

Average Female

Palm Coast Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palm Coast Language by Age

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Palm Coast Language

82.57% of Palm Coast residents speak only English, while 17.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.67% of the population.

Palm Coast Language

Palm Coast Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,9916,40410.50%
Black9,7371,70417.50%
Hispanic9,9461,70117.10%
Other2,56565725.61%
Multiple1,98046923.69%
Asian2,4652118.56%
Native2579336.19%

12.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.80%

Male Poverty Rate

12.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palm Coast

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palm Coast is Native, with 36.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palm Coast is Asian, with 8.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.25%.

Palm Coast Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.19%
Less Than 9th Grade11.37%
Some College7.46%
Bachelors or Greater6.32%

Palm Coast Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.51%
Female Unemployed19.14%
Female Employed7.12%
Male Employed6.14%

Palm Coast Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palm Coast Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,360$67,752
Families$58,990$73,078
Married Families$67,174$79,653
Non Families$38,319$49,967
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Income by Household Type

Palm Coast Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Palm Coast Married by Age and Sex

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Palm Coast 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 55-64.

Palm Coast Marital Status by Race

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Palm Coast Marital Status

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8,286

Number of Veterans

7,603

Male Veterans

683

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,570
Second Gulf War1,267
First Gulf War1,176
Korea843
World War II378

Palm Coast Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,796
75+2,361
35 to 541,260
55 to 641,130
18 to 34739

Palm Coast Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,37312.90%
Black7409.38%
Hispanic5657.47%
Other Race703.78%
2+ Races586.35%
Asian452.07%

Palm Coast Veterans by Race

Palm Coast Veterans by Education

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6.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palm Coast Veterans by Education

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Palm Coast Employment by Age

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Palm Coast Employment by Race

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Palm Coast Employment by Education

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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24.58%

Born in Palm Coast

85.92%

Native Born

14.08%

Foreign Born

4.13%

Non Citizen

9.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.92% of Palm Coast residents were born in the United States, with 24.58% having been born in Florida. 4.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Palm Coast Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202194,0802,1402.33%
202091,9402,1402.38%
201989,8002,1402.44%
201887,6601,5141.76%
201786,1461,9912.37%
201684,1552,2172.71%
201581,9381,9112.39%
201480,0271,6182.06%
201378,4091,0461.35%
201277,3637220.94%
201176,6411,1421.51%
201075,49942,7678.72%
200032,7320.00%

Palm Coast Population by Year