Starke, Florida Population 2022

5,488
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Starke is a city located in Bradford County Florida. Starke has a 2020 population of 5,488. It is also the county seat of Bradford County. Starke is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 0.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,484 in 2010.

The average household income in Starke is $47,529 with a poverty rate of 32.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $863 per month, and the median house value is $97,900. The median age in Starke is 43.9 years, 36.9 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Starke Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Starkewas:

  • White: 64.55%
  • Black or African American: 34.03%
  • Two or more races: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Starke, Florida is 5,488 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,488.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,484.

Starke, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,48164.55%
Black or African American1,83534.03%
Two or More Races400.74%
Asian310.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.11%
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Starke Population by Race

Starke Population Pyramid $2022

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Starke Median Age

43.9


Total

36.9


Male

47.6


Female

Starke Adults

There are 4,229 adults, (1,236 of whom are seniors) in Starke.

Starke Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Starke Sex Ratio

Female

2,717

50.38%

Male

2,676

49.62%

Starke Population by Age

Starke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Starke Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female20.6%79.4%
Non Family44.6%55.4%
Male48%52%
All50.2%49.8%
Married70.3%29.7%

50.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Starke Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0042.4850.2
Non Family8181.344.6
Married7442.9170.3
Female3443.3320.6
Male986.1448

3.24

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Starke Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3308.32%
9th to 12th Grade51112.88%
High School Graduate1,47137.08%
Some College85521.55%
Associates Degree3879.76%
Bachelors Degree2847.16%
Graduate Degree1293.25%
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Starke Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Starke Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,5592,220375
Black1,15072825
Hispanic181117
2+ Races4024
Asian313113
Native American66

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 41.94%.

Starke Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,690$35,833$26,141
Less Than 9th Grade$14,938$$15,893
High School Graduate$29,750$27,453$
Some College$36,806$47,708$30,458
Bachelors Degree$27,050$$30,050
Graduate Degree$128,211$$

$30,690

Average Earnings

$35,833

Average Male

$26,141

Average Female

Starke Earnings by Educational Attainment

Starke Language by Age

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Starke Language

96.11% of Starke residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Starke Language

Starke Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,74684048.11%
White2,88067223.33%
Hispanic30712039.09%
OtherNaN%

32.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.87%

Male Poverty Rate

32.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starke

The race most likely to be in poverty in Starke is Black, with 48.11% 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 4.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.00%.

Starke Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.78%
Some College24.91%
High School20.57%
Bachelors or Greater19.79%

Starke Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed71.35%
Female Employed15.15%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.01%

Starke Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Starke Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,177$47,529
Families$42,329$58,815
Married Families$61,964-
Non Families$16,413$30,127
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Income by Household Type

Starke Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

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 55-64.

Starke Marital Status by Race

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Starke Marital Status

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480

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War82
Vietnam68
Korea65
Second Gulf War65
World War II5

Starke Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64149
35 to 54125
75+115
65 to 7461
18 to 3430

Starke Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White35011.84%
Black13010.88%
Hispanic4314.38%

Starke Veterans by Race

Starke Veterans by Education

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15.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starke Veterans by Education

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Starke Employment by Age

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Starke Employment by Race

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Starke Employment by Education

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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66.70%

Born in Starke

97.03%

Native Born

2.97%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

2.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.03% of Starke residents were born in the United States, with 66.70% having been born in Florida. 0.52% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20225,488220.40%
20215,466220.40%
20205,444220.41%
20195,422220.41%
20185,400-6-0.11%
20175,406480.90%
20165,358-4-0.07%
20155,362200.37%
20145,342-45-0.84%
20135,387-49-0.90%
20125,436-9-0.17%
20115,445-39-0.71%
20105,484-109-0.20%
20005,5933670.68%
19905,226-80-0.15%
19805,3064580.91%
19704,848420.09%
19604,8061,8625.02%
19502,9440.00%

Starke Population by Year