Sawgrass, Florida Population 2024

4,877

Sawgrass is a city located in St. Johns County Florida. Sawgrass has a 2024 population of 4,877. Sawgrass is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 19.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,094 in 2020.

The average household income in Sawgrass is $209,091 with a poverty rate of 6.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sawgrass is 51.6 years, 48.8 years for males, and 53.6 years for females.

Sawgrass Demographics

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

  • White: 87.72%
  • Two or more races: 7.24%
  • Asian: 2.75%
  • Other race: 1.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.57%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,612.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
19.13% (783)
The current population of Sawgrass, Florida is 4,877 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,094.

Sawgrass, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,27887.72%
Two or more races3537.24%
Asian1342.75%
Other race841.72%
Black or African American280.57%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sawgrass Population by Race

Sawgrass Population Pyramid 2024

Sawgrass Median Age

51.6

Total

48.8

Male

53.6

Female

Sawgrass Adults

There are 4,247 adults, (1,591 of whom are seniors) in Sawgrass.

Sawgrass Age Dependency

83.6

Age Dependency Ratio

59.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sawgrass Sex Ratio

Female2,46150.46%
Male2,41649.54%

Sawgrass Population by Age

Sawgrass Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1432.2883.616.4
Married1,1742.6692.27.8
Non Family7581.5875.224.8
Female1492.3981.218.8
Male623.262971
showing: 5 rows

2.64

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

83.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sawgrass 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

Sawgrass Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sawgrass Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 65.6%.

Sawgrass Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$79,494

Average Earnings

$117,060

Average Male

$41,420

Average Female

Sawgrass Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sawgrass Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sawgrass Language

89.41% of Sawgrass residents speak only English, while 10.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.12% of the population.

Sawgrass Language

Sawgrass Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,1632906.97%
Hispanic389112.83%
Asian13496.72%
showing: 3 rows

6.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.66%

Male Poverty Rate

10.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sawgrass

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sawgrass is White, with 6.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sawgrass is Hispanic, with 2.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 8.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.07%.

Sawgrass Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College10.43%
Less Than 9th Grade8.4%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
High School3.47%
showing: 4 rows

Sawgrass Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed6.2%
Male Employed0.61%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Sawgrass Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sawgrass Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sawgrass Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sawgrass Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sawgrass Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sawgrass Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sawgrass Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

259

Number of Veterans

259

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sawgrass Veterans by War

count

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Sawgrass Veterans by Age

count

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Sawgrass Veterans by Race

Sawgrass Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sawgrass Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sawgrass Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sawgrass Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sawgrass 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

24.36%

Born in Sawgrass

88.44%

Native Born

11.56%

Foreign Born

2.4%

Non Citizen

9.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.44% of Sawgrass residents were born in the United States, with 24.36% having been born in Florida. 2.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sawgrass Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,877
20234,877
20224,8772435.24%
20214,63454013.19%
20204,094-747-15.43%
20194,841-53-1.08%
20184,8943237.07%
20174,571-276-5.69%
20164,847-474-8.91%
20155,3212324.56%
20145,089941.88%
20134,995-12-0.24%
20125,0072114.4%
20114,796-84-1.72%
20104,880
showing: 15 rows

Sawgrass Population by Year