Starke, Florida Population 2022

5,866
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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.

Starke Demographics

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

  • White: 69.90%
  • Black or African American: 27.83%
  • Two or more races: 1.44%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Starke, Florida is 5,866 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,796.

Starke, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Starke Population by Race

Starke Population Pyramid 2022

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Starke Median Age

37.8


Total

31.8


Male

48.4


Female

Starke Adults

There are 4,215 adults, (1,205 of whom are seniors) in Starke.

Starke Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Starke Sex Ratio

Female

2,551

47.11%

Male

2,864

52.89%

Starke Population by Age

Starke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Starke Household Types

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Starke Households and Families

3.05

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Starke Households by Type

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Starke Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Starke Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Starke Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,772

Average Earnings

$40,383

Average Male

$25,547

Average Female

Starke Earnings by Educational Attainment

Starke Language by Age

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Starke Language

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.

Starke Language

Starke Poverty by Race

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31.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.02%

Male Poverty Rate

33.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starke

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%.

Starke Poverty

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Starke Poverty Rate by Education

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Starke Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Starke Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Starke Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

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 35-44.

Starke Marital Status by Race

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Starke Marital Status

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368

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Starke Veterans by War

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Starke Veterans by Age

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Starke Veterans by Race

Starke Veterans by Education

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14.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starke Veterans by Education

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49.4%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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67.26%

Born in Starke

97.27%

Native Born

2.73%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

2.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Starke Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Starke Population by Year