Palmetto, Florida Population 2020

13,865

Palmetto is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 13,865, it is the 146th largest city in Florida and the 2438th largest city in the United States. Palmetto is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually and its population has increased by 9.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,606 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Palmetto has a population density of 2,613 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palmetto is $69,315 with a poverty rate of 22.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $922 per month, and the median house value is $122,600. The median age in Palmetto is 45.6 years, 44 years for males, and 46.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.4 males.

Palmetto Demographics

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

  • White: 82.08%
  • Black or African American: 13.50%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Other race: 1.50%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palmetto, Florida is 13,865, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,717.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,606.

Palmetto, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,07382.08%
Black or African American1,82113.50%
Two or More Races2161.60%
Some Other Race2021.50%
Asian1421.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.27%

Palmetto Population Pyramid 2020

Palmetto Median Age

45.6


Total

44


Male

46.3


Female

Palmetto Adults

There are 10,601 adults, (3,518 of whom are seniors) in Palmetto.

Palmetto Age Dependency

90.5

Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmetto Sex Ratio

Female

7,276

53.94%

Male

6,214

46.06%

Palmetto Households and Families

Palmetto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Palmetto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
Male55.7%44.3%
Female41.3%58.7%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6862.8369.4
Married2,2993.3177.7
Non Family1,7201.3168.2
Female5455.2641.3
Male1224.3955.7

3.57

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Palmetto Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6787.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,00710.45%
High School Graduate3,32734.52%
Some College2,03321.09%
Associates Degree5135.32%
Bachelors Degree1,23912.85%
Graduate Degree8428.74%

Palmetto Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,4535,8311,690
Hispanic1,7781,091232
Black1,222910122
Other Race1214320
Asian1206637
Multiple Races5646
Native American3636

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 asian people with a rate of 30.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,447$30,675$30,131
Less Than High School$25,969$30,713$12,578
High School Grad$27,623$29,440$23,857
Some College$31,537$29,918$31,671
Bachelors Degree$40,536$35,833$42,308
Graduate Degree$60,625$$49,659

$30,447

Average Earnings

$30,675

Average Male

$30,131

Average Female

Palmetto Language

Palmetto Language by Age

Palmetto Language

74.22% of Palmetto residents speak only English, while 25.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.44% of the population.

Palmetto Poverty

Palmetto Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,5051,57344.88%
White7,77979510.22%
Black1,81354029.78%
Multiple21614567.13%
Other2028240.59%
Asian1422114.79%

22.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.20%

Male Poverty Rate

23.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmetto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmetto is Multiple, with 67.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmetto is White, with 10.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.33%
High School22.04%
Some College12.03%
Bachelors or Greater6.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.79%
Male Unemployed41.07%
Female Employed9.40%
Male Employed7.96%

Palmetto Income

Palmetto Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,393$69,315
Families$56,296$85,907
Married Families$63,399-
Non Families$29,716$38,108

Palmetto Marital Status

Palmetto Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmetto Married by Age and Sex

Palmetto Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Palmetto Marital Status by Race

Palmetto Veterans

1,223

Number of Veterans

1,184

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam613
Korea193
First Gulf War145
Second Gulf War109
World War II7
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,10712.46%
Black956.90%
Hispanic482.32%
Asian2117.50%

$Palmetto Veterans by Education

13.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmetto Employment Status

50%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Palmetto Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

40.93%

Born in Florida

87.38%

Native Born

12.62%

Foreign Born

9.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.38% of Palmetto residents were born in the United States, with 40.93% having been born in Florida. 9.71% 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
202013,865740.54%
201913,791740.54%
201813,717750.55%
201713,642740.55%
201613,5682261.69%
201513,3421941.48%
201413,148880.67%
201313,0601811.41%
201212,8791341.05%
201112,745800.63%
201012,665940.07%
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%