Wewahitchka, Florida Population 2024

2,221

Wewahitchka is a city located in Gulf County Florida. Wewahitchka has a 2024 population of 2,221. Wewahitchka is currently growing at a rate of 2.02% annually and its population has increased by 6.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,077 in 2020.

The average household income in Wewahitchka is $53,627 with a poverty rate of 16.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wewahitchka is 36.3 years, 33 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Wewahitchka Demographics

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

  • White: 88.61%
  • Two or more races: 6.24%
  • Native American: 2.04%
  • Asian: 1.98%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
6.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
331.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.93% (144)
The current population of Wewahitchka, Florida is 2,221 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,077.

Wewahitchka, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,47888.61%
Two or more races1046.24%
Native American342.04%
Asian331.98%
Black or African American191.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wewahitchka Population by Race

Wewahitchka Population Pyramid 2024

Wewahitchka Median Age

36.3

Total

33

Male

41.2

Female

Wewahitchka Adults

There are 1,275 adults, (273 of whom are seniors) in Wewahitchka.

Wewahitchka Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wewahitchka Sex Ratio

Female88052.76%
Male78847.24%

Wewahitchka Population by Age

Wewahitchka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7392.2666.233.8
Non Family3021.1368.931.1
Married2773.136931
Female1333.0160.939.1
Male272.2633.366.7
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3

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wewahitchka Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wewahitchka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wewahitchka Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Wewahitchka Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,926

Average Earnings

$42,875

Average Male

$25,652

Average Female

Wewahitchka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wewahitchka Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wewahitchka Language

98.1% of Wewahitchka residents speak only English, while 1.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Wewahitchka Language

Wewahitchka Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,45222215.29%
Hispanic322681.25%
Multiple1041716.35%
Black191157.89%
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16.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.14%

Male Poverty Rate

23.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wewahitchka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wewahitchka is Hispanic, with 81.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wewahitchka is White, with 15.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.96%.

Wewahitchka Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School25.43%
Less Than 9th Grade15.59%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
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Wewahitchka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed23.25%
Male Employed4.61%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Wewahitchka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wewahitchka Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wewahitchka Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wewahitchka Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wewahitchka 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 35-44.

Wewahitchka Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wewahitchka Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

125

Number of Veterans

104

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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Wewahitchka Veterans by War

count

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Wewahitchka Veterans by Age

count

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Wewahitchka Veterans by Race

Wewahitchka Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wewahitchka Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wewahitchka Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wewahitchka Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wewahitchka Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.15%

Born in Wewahitchka

99.52%

Native Born

0.48%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.52% of Wewahitchka residents were born in the United States, with 64.15% having been born in Florida. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wewahitchka Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,441441.84%
20282,397441.87%
20272,353441.91%
20262,309441.94%
20252,265441.98%
20242,221442.02%
20232,177442.06%
20222,133442.11%
20212,089120.58%
20202,077-31-1.47%
20192,10890.43%
20182,099221.06%
20172,077381.86%
20162,039351.75%
20152,004281.42%
20141,97670.36%
20131,969170.87%
20121,952-17-0.86%
20111,969-1-0.05%
20101,970
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Wewahitchka Population by Year