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.