Wauchula, Florida Population 2022

4,880
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Wauchula is a city located in Hardee County Florida. It is also the county seat of Hardee County. With a 2020 population of 4,880, it is the 472nd largest city in Florida and the 6698th largest city in the United States. Wauchula is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -0.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,900 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Wauchula has a population density of 1,494 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wauchula is $50,794 with a poverty rate of 32.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $830 per month, and the median house value is $76,500. The median age in Wauchula is 32.8 years, 27.9 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Wauchula Demographics

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

  • White: 65.24%
  • Two or more races: 15.83%
  • Other race: 11.44%
  • Black or African American: 5.77%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Wauchula, Florida is 4,880 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,900.

Wauchula, Florida Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Wauchula Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Wauchula Population by Race

Wauchula Population Pyramid 2022

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Wauchula Median Age

32.9


Total

29.2


Male

37.4


Female

Wauchula Adults

There are 3,455 adults, (660 of whom are seniors) in Wauchula.

Wauchula Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wauchula Sex Ratio

Female

2,473

51.51%

Male

2,328

48.49%

Wauchula Population by Age

Wauchula Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wauchula Household Types

45.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wauchula Households and Families

3.4

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Wauchula Households by Type

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Wauchula Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wauchula 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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wauchula Educational Attainment by Race

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$29,889

Average Earnings

$31,505

Average Male

$24,834

Average Female

Wauchula Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wauchula Language by Age

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Wauchula Language

52.20% of Wauchula residents speak only English, while 47.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 45.86% of the population.

Wauchula Language

Wauchula Poverty by Race

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32.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.14%

Male Poverty Rate

50.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wauchula

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wauchula is Hispanic, with 36.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wauchula is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 57.01%.

Wauchula Poverty

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Wauchula Poverty Rate by Education

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Wauchula Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wauchula Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wauchula Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wauchula Married by Age and Sex

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Wauchula 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 20-34.

Wauchula Marital Status by Race

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Wauchula Marital Status

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115

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wauchula Veterans by War

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Wauchula Veterans by Age

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Wauchula Veterans by Race

Wauchula Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wauchula Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wauchula Employment by Age

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Wauchula Employment by Race

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Wauchula 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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60.22%

Born in Wauchula

90.11%

Native Born

9.89%

Foreign Born

2.52%

Non Citizen

7.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.11% of Wauchula residents were born in the United States, with 60.22% having been born in Florida. 2.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wauchula Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wauchula Population by Year