Starke, Florida Population 2020

5,513
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Starke is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 5,513, it is the 219th largest city in Florida and the 4495th largest city in the United States. Starke is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 1.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,449 in 2010. Starke reached it's highest population of 5,593 in 2000. Spanning over 7 miles, Starke has a population density of 768 people per square mile.

The average household income in Starke is $49,492 with a poverty rate of 23.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $813 per month, and the median house value is $86,400. The median age in Starke is 45.9 years, 39.6 years for males, and 51.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.3 males.

Starke Demographics

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

  • White: 66.90%
  • Black or African American: 30.92%
  • Two or more races: 1.66%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Starke, Florida is 5,513, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,411.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,449.

Starke, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,59666.90%
Black or African American1,66230.92%
Two or More Races891.66%
Some Other Race210.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.13%
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Starke Population Pyramid 2020

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Starke Median Age

45.9


Total

39.6


Male

51.8


Female

Starke Adults

There are 4,360 adults, (1,291 of whom are seniors) in Starke.

Starke Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Starke Sex Ratio

Female

2,568

47.78%

Male

2,807

52.22%

Starke Households and Families

Starke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Starke Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.6%31.4%
All48.1%51.9%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Female24.9%75.1%
Male9.3%90.7%

48.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0692.448.1
Non Family8401.2642.4
Married7942.9668.6
Female3493.7724.9
Male862.959.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Starke Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41410.17%
9th to 12th Grade48611.94%
High School Graduate1,63640.21%
Some College69817.15%
Associates Degree41410.17%
Bachelors Degree3127.67%
Graduate Degree1092.68%
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Starke Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6462,261369
Black1,20179735
Hispanic1717617
Multiple Races5034
Other Race171717
Native American77

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,250$39,570$27,275
Less Than High School$15,871$10,948$
High School Grad$28,542$27,095$35,000
Some College$47,625$53,778$27,358
Bachelors Degree$30,857$46,023$30,536
Graduate Degree$125,283$125,660$

$33,250

Average Earnings

$39,570

Average Male

$27,275

Average Female

Starke Language

Starke Language by Age

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Starke Language

94.96% of Starke residents speak only English, while 5.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.73% of the population.

Starke Poverty

Starke Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,57559537.78%
White3,06045314.80%
Hispanic28711339.37%
Other2121100.00%

23.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.58%

Male Poverty Rate

25.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starke

The race most likely to be in poverty in Starke is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Starke is White, with 14.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.49%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.23%
High School22.92%
Some College15.94%
Bachelors or Greater5.68%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.38%
Female Employed11.59%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed3.99%

Starke Income

Starke Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,142$49,492
Families$51,445$64,424
Married Families$63,209-
Non Families$14,274$26,047
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Starke Marital Status

Starke Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Starke Married by Age and Sex

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Starke Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Starke Marital Status by Race

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Starke Veterans

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441

Number of Veterans

423

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea71
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War45
First Gulf War44
World War II10
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54170
75+118
55 to 6469
65 to 7463
18 to 3421
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Name Veterans % of Total
White33911.17%
Black1028.19%
Hispanic2710.07%

Starke Veterans by Education

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2.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starke Employment Status

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46.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.09%

Born in Florida

96.84%

Native Born

3.16%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

2.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.84% of Starke residents were born in the United States, with 64.09% having been born in Florida. 0.60% 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
20205,513510.93%
20195,462510.94%
20185,411-7-0.13%
20175,418510.95%
20165,3670.00%
20155,367230.43%
20145,344-45-0.84%
20135,389-48-0.88%
20125,437-8-0.15%
20115,445-36-0.66%
20105,481-112-0.20%
20005,5933670.68%
19905,226-80-0.15%
19805,3064580.91%
19704,848420.09%
19604,8061,8625.02%
19502,9440.00%