Starke, Florida Population 2024

5,974

Starke is a city located in Bradford County Florida. Starke has a 2024 population of 5,974. It is also the county seat of Bradford County.Starke is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 3.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,797 in 2020.

The average household income in Starke is $50,027 with a poverty rate of 31.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Starke is 35.1 years, 31.7 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Starke Demographics

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

  • White: 65.64%
  • Black or African American: 26.04%
  • Two or more races: 6.9%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
7.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
832.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.05% (177)
The current population of Starke, Florida is 5,974 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,797.

Starke, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,77865.64%
Black or African American1,49926.04%
Two or more races3976.9%
Asian781.36%
Native American40.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Starke Population by Race

Starke Population Pyramid 2024

Starke Median Age

35.1

Total

31.7

Male

38.8

Female

Starke Adults

There are 4,267 adults, (1,185 of whom are seniors) in Starke.

Starke Age Dependency

86.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Starke Sex Ratio

Female2,84849.48%
Male2,90850.52%

Starke Population by Age

Starke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1242.455743
Non Family9101.3449.650.4
Married6932.973.926.1
Female3274.625.474.6
Male1942.3985.114.9
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Starke 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

Starke Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Starke Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.46%.

Starke Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,076

Average Earnings

$44,275

Average Male

$25,200

Average Female

Starke Earnings by Educational Attainment

Starke Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Starke Language

98.5% of Starke residents speak only English, while 1.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Starke Language

Starke Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,2801,02831.34%
Black1,40838427.27%
Multiple38922257.07%
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31.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.29%

Male Poverty Rate

38.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starke

The race most likely to be in poverty in Starke is Multiple, with 57.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Starke is Black, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.18%.

Starke Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater56.32%
Less Than 9th Grade50.94%
Some College23.88%
High School23.76%
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Starke Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed79.27%
Female Employed27.36%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
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Starke Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Starke Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Starke Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

27.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Starke Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Starke 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 45-54.

Starke Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Starke Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

277

Number of Veterans

237

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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Starke Veterans by War

count

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Starke Veterans by Age

count

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Starke Veterans by Race

Starke Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starke Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Starke Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Starke Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Starke 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

70.36%

Born in Starke

95.73%

Native Born

4.27%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

4.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.73% of Starke residents were born in the United States, with 70.36% having been born in Florida. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Starke Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,249550.89%
20286,194550.9%
20276,139550.9%
20266,084550.91%
20256,029550.92%
20245,974550.93%
20235,919550.94%
20225,864550.95%
20215,809120.21%
20205,7973416.25%
20195,456530.98%
20185,403-9-0.17%
20175,412480.89%
20165,364
20155,364210.39%
20145,343-43-0.8%
20135,386-49-0.9%
20125,435-9-0.17%
20115,444-39-0.71%
20105,483-110-1.97%
20005,5933677.02%
19905,226-80-1.51%
19805,3064589.45%
19704,848420.87%
19604,8061,86263.25%
19502,944
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Starke Population by Year