Starke is a city located in Bradford County Florida. It is also the county seat of Bradford County. With a 2020 population of 5,866, it is the 428th largest city in Florida and the 5982nd largest city in the United States. Starke is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,796 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Starke has a population density of 817 people per square mile.
The average household income in Starke is $47,529 with a poverty rate of 31.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $884 per month, and the median house value is $97,100. The median age in Starke is 43.9 years, 36.9 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Starkewas:
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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 43.59%.
95.73% of Starke residents speak only English, while 4.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Starke is Black, with 46.96% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Starke is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Starke
97.27% of Starke residents were born in the United States, with 67.26% having been born in Florida. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.