Trenton is a city located in Gilchrist County Florida. It is also the county seat of Gilchrist County. With a 2020 population of 2,019, it is the 646th largest city in Florida and the 10895th largest city in the United States. Trenton is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually but its population has decreased by -1.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,042 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Trenton has a population density of 595 people per square mile.
The average household income in Trenton is $54,182 with a poverty rate of 34.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $679 per month, and the median house value is $91,800. The median age in Trenton is 33.6 years, 34.1 years for males, and 33.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Trentonwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.61%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 13.04%.
88.98% of Trenton residents speak only English, while 11.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.91% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Trenton is Multiple, with 67.11% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Trenton is Hispanic, with 20.32% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.80%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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91.97% of Trenton residents were born in the United States, with 62.54% having been born in Florida. 6.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.