Palmetto is a city located in Manatee County Florida. With a 2020 population of 13,467, it is the 271st largest city in Florida and the 3241st largest city in the United States. Palmetto is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually but its population has decreased by -1.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,678 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Palmetto has a population density of 2,538 people per square mile.
The average household income in Palmetto is $72,123 with a poverty rate of 21.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $994 per month, and the median house value is $161,300. The median age in Palmetto is 42.7 years, 40 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palmettowas:
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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 32.35%.
75.26% of Palmetto residents speak only English, while 24.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.74% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmetto is Multiple, with 63.56% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmetto is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.52%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Palmetto
84.58% of Palmetto residents were born in the United States, with 40.30% having been born in Florida. 12.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.