Palmetto, Florida Population 2021

13,788
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Palmetto is a city located in Manatee County Florida. With a 2020 population of 13,788, it is the 145th largest city in Florida and the 2447th largest city in the United States . Palmetto is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 9.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,606 in 2010. Palmetto reached it's highest population of 13,788 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Palmetto has a population density of 2,598 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palmetto is $72,123 with a poverty rate of 23.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $938 per month, and the median house value is $156,700. The median age in Palmetto is 42.7 years, 40 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Palmetto Demographics

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

  • White: 81.25%
  • Black or African American: 14.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.75%
  • Other race: 1.58%
  • Asian: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palmetto, Florida is 13,788 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,728.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,606.

Palmetto, Florida Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,05981.25%
Black or African American1,94114.26%
Two or More Races2381.75%
Some Other Race2151.58%
Asian1371.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.15%
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Palmetto Population by Race

Palmetto Population Pyramid $2021

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Palmetto Median Age

42.7


Total

40


Male

46.6


Female

Palmetto Adults

There are 10,566 adults, (3,386 of whom are seniors) in Palmetto.

Palmetto Age Dependency

89.6

Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmetto Sex Ratio

Female

6,838

50.24%

Male

6,773

49.76%

Palmetto Population by Age

Palmetto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palmetto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All66.6%33.4%
Non Family64.1%35.9%
Male47.6%52.4%
Female32.6%67.4%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palmetto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,457366.6
Married2,1713.4577.7
Non Family1,6441.3764.1
Female5185.8632.6
Male1244.7347.6

3.76

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Palmetto Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8518.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,03010.54%
High School Graduate3,31633.93%
Some College2,07921.28%
Associates Degree4844.95%
Bachelors Degree1,17111.98%
Graduate Degree8418.61%
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Palmetto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palmetto Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,3745,8791,670
Hispanic2,0171,003200
Black1,235925121
Other Race1255419
Asian1025021
2+ Races5242
Native American2121

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 white people with a rate of 26.20%.

Palmetto Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,870$29,625$27,307
Less Than 9th Grade$25,871$29,410$17,917
High School Graduate$26,393$27,421$25,284
Some College$30,534$$31,229
Bachelors Degree$39,926$42,321$38,015
Graduate Degree$65,893$91,875$48,021

$28,870

Average Earnings

$29,625

Average Male

$27,307

Average Female

Palmetto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palmetto Language by Age

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Palmetto Language

73.34% of Palmetto residents speak only English, while 26.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.40% of the population.

Palmetto Language

Palmetto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,7351,78547.79%
Black1,94176539.41%
White7,5605817.69%
Multiple23814962.61%
Other2156731.16%
Asian13721.46%

23.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.19%

Male Poverty Rate

24.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmetto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmetto is Multiple, with 62.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmetto is Asian, with 1.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.26%.

Palmetto Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.56%
High School24.79%
Some College9.89%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%

Palmetto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.71%
Male Unemployed59.82%
Female Employed11.24%
Male Employed8.80%

Palmetto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palmetto Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,301$72,123
Families$61,792$89,148
Married Families$68,556-
Non Families$31,684$40,352
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Income by Household Type

Palmetto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmetto Married by Age and Sex

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Palmetto 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.

Palmetto Marital Status by Race

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Palmetto Marital Status

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1,041

Number of Veterans

969

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam507
First Gulf War130
Korea127
Second Gulf War124
World War II6

Palmetto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+421
65 to 74328
55 to 64172
35 to 54113
18 to 347

Palmetto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White92310.40%
Black1017.32%
Hispanic472.15%
Asian1716.35%

Palmetto Veterans by Race

Palmetto Veterans by Education

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7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmetto Veterans by Education

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53%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Palmetto Employment by Age

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Palmetto Employment by Race

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Palmetto 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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41.55%

Born in Palmetto

84.59%

Native Born

15.41%

Foreign Born

12.38%

Non Citizen

3.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.59% of Palmetto residents were born in the United States, with 41.55% having been born in Florida. 12.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Palmetto Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,788200.15%
202013,768200.15%
201913,748200.15%
201813,728630.46%
201713,665780.57%
201613,5872341.75%
201513,3531971.50%
201413,156880.67%
201313,0681811.40%
201212,8871331.04%
201112,754810.64%
201012,6731020.08%
200012,5713,3033.10%
19909,2686310.71%
19808,6371,2151.53%
19707,4221,8662.94%
19605,5561,4533.08%
19504,1036121.63%
19403,4914481.38%
19303,0430.00%

Palmetto Population by Year