Wauchula, Florida Population 2020

4,740
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Wauchula is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 4,740, it is the 226th largest city in Florida and the 4900th largest city in the United States. Wauchula is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -5.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,001 in 2010. Wauchula reached it's highest population of 4,901 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Wauchula has a population density of 1,451 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wauchula is $50,794 with a poverty rate of 20.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $683 per month, and the median house value is $67,100. The median age in Wauchula is 32.8 years, 27.9 years for males, and 48.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 146.7 males.

Wauchula Demographics

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

  • White: 75.47%
  • Other race: 11.89%
  • Black or African American: 9.91%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Two or more races: 0.31%
The current population of Wauchula, Florida is 4,740, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,832.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,001.

Wauchula, Florida Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026,706-231-0.86%
201926,937-231-0.86%
201827,168140.05%
201727,154-65-0.24%
201627,219420.15%
201527,177-89-0.33%
201427,266-45-0.17%
201327,311-128-0.47%
201227,439-245-0.89%
201127,684-46-0.17%
201027,7300.00%

Wauchula Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,62575.47%
Some Other Race57111.89%
Black or African American4769.91%
Asian611.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.83%
Two or More Races150.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.31%
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Wauchula Population by Race

Wauchula Population Pyramid 2020

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Wauchula Median Age

32.8


Total

27.9


Male

48.8


Female

Wauchula Adults

There are 3,779 adults, (655 of whom are seniors) in Wauchula.

Wauchula Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wauchula Sex Ratio

Female

1,947

40.54%

Male

2,856

59.46%

Wauchula Population by Age

Wauchula Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wauchula Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.5%45.5%
Female48.7%51.3%
All41.8%58.2%
Non Family29.8%70.2%
Male25.4%74.6%

41.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wauchula Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7422.6541.8
Non Family7731.3529.8
Married7193.5254.5
Female1874.3648.7
Male633.7925.4

3.66

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Wauchula Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade37711.47%
9th to 12th Grade35410.77%
High School Graduate1,62549.42%
Some College34910.61%
Associates Degree1675.08%
Bachelors Degree33310.13%
Graduate Degree832.52%
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Wauchula Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wauchula Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6751,339250
Hispanic1,16679659
Black33831330
Other Race129124
Asian616122
Islander404040
Multiple Races15
Native American151515

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,028$29,063$25,034
Less Than High School$21,717$21,894$21,600
High School Grad$23,068$25,221$23,011
Some College$32,639$38,640$24,779
Bachelors Degree$38,911$46,917$37,984
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,028

Average Earnings

$29,063

Average Male

$25,034

Average Female

Wauchula Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wauchula Language by Age

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Wauchula Language

64.90% of Wauchula residents speak only English, while 35.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.24% of the population.

Wauchula Language

Wauchula Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,35439516.78%
Black45628662.72%
Hispanic1,82328415.58%
Other57110.18%

20.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.91%

Male Poverty Rate

25.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wauchula

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wauchula is Black, with 62.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wauchula is Other, with 0.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.16%.

Wauchula Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.65%
Some College29.59%
High School20.15%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wauchula Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed78.18%
Female Unemployed47.22%
Male Employed1.62%
Female Employed0.00%

Wauchula Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wauchula Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,402$50,794
Families$43,750$70,019
Married Families$46,328-
Non Families$16,485$25,774
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Income by Household Type

Wauchula Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

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 Over 65, 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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145

Number of Veterans

145

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
Korea35
World War II17
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War

Wauchula Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+70
65 to 7461
18 to 3414
55 to 64
35 to 54

Wauchula Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1224.34%
Black236.80%

Wauchula Veterans by Race

Wauchula Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wauchula Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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69.66%

Born in Florida

92.82%

Native Born

7.18%

Foreign Born

2.67%

Non Citizen

4.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.82% of Wauchula residents were born in the United States, with 69.66% having been born in Florida. 2.67% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,740-46-0.96%
20194,786-46-0.95%
20184,8320.00%
20174,832360.75%
20164,79680.17%
20154,788-14-0.29%
20144,802-12-0.25%
20134,814-28-0.58%
20124,842-49-1.00%
20114,891-10-0.20%
20104,9015331.16%
20004,3681,1152.99%
19903,2532670.86%
19802,986-21-0.07%
19703,007-404-1.25%
19603,4115391.73%
19502,8721620.58%
19402,7101360.52%
19302,5740.00%

Wauchula Population by Year