Port St. Joe, Florida Population 2024

3,937

Port St. Joe is a city located in Gulf County Florida. Port St. Joe has a 2024 population of 3,937. It is also the county seat of Gulf County.Port St. Joe is currently growing at a rate of 4.24% annually and its population has increased by 17.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,357 in 2020.

The average household income in Port St. Joe is $77,067 with a poverty rate of 10.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Port St. Joe is 52.1 years, 51 years for males, and 52.1 years for females.

Port St. Joe Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Port St. Joe was:

  • White: 81.12%
  • Black or African American: 14.52%
  • Two or more races: 3.17%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
9.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
420.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.28% (580)
The current population of Port St. Joe, Florida is 3,937 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,357.

Port St. Joe, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,86681.12%
Black or African American51314.52%
Two or more races1123.17%
Asian240.68%
Other race160.45%
Native American20.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Port St. Joe Population by Race

Port St. Joe Population Pyramid 2024

Port St. Joe Median Age

52.1

Total

51

Male

52.1

Female

Port St. Joe Adults

There are 2,778 adults, (839 of whom are seniors) in Port St. Joe.

Port St. Joe Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Port St. Joe Sex Ratio

Female1,81751.43%
Male1,71648.57%

Port St. Joe Population by Age

Port St. Joe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4922.267921
Married7382.9991.78.3
Non Family5161.2585.514.5
Female2172.1624.475.6
Male212.4833.366.7
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2.74

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Port St. Joe Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Port St. Joe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port St. Joe Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50%.

Port St. Joe Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,449

Average Earnings

$40,285

Average Male

$36,972

Average Female

Port St. Joe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port St. Joe Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Port St. Joe Language

96.95% of Port St. Joe residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Port St. Joe Language

Port St. Joe Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,7132067.59%
Black47210923.09%
Hispanic792329.11%
Other161168.75%
Multiple9922.02%
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10.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.36%

Male Poverty Rate

11.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port St. Joe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port St. Joe is Other, with 68.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port St. Joe is Multiple, with 2.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.13%.

Port St. Joe Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.86%
High School7.99%
Some College7.04%
Bachelors or Greater6.24%
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Port St. Joe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed45.83%
Female Employed8.91%
Male Employed6.28%
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Port St. Joe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port St. Joe Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Port St. Joe Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Port St. Joe Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Port St. Joe 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.

Port St. Joe Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Port St. Joe Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

262

Number of Veterans

238

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Port St. Joe Veterans by War

count

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Port St. Joe Veterans by Age

count

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Port St. Joe Veterans by Race

Port St. Joe Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port St. Joe Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Port St. Joe Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Port St. Joe Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Port St. Joe Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.98%

Born in Port St. Joe

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

2.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.81% of Port St. Joe residents were born in the United States, with 53.98% having been born in Florida. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Port St. Joe Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,7371603.5%
20284,5771603.62%
20274,4171603.76%
20264,2571603.91%
20254,0971604.06%
20243,9371604.24%
20233,7771604.42%
20223,6171604.63%
20213,4571002.98%
20203,357-169-4.79%
20193,526-21-0.59%
20183,547100.28%
20173,5371123.27%
20163,425300.88%
20153,395140.41%
20143,381-11-0.32%
20133,39250.15%
20123,387-27-0.79%
20113,414-10-0.29%
20103,424-220-6.04%
20003,644-400-9.89%
19904,044170.42%
19804,027-374-8.5%
19704,4011844.36%
19604,2171,46553.23%
19502,752
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Port St. Joe Population by Year