Dixie County, Florida Population 2021

Dixie County, Florida's estimated population is 17,108 with a growth rate of 0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dixie County, Florida is the 59th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 16,400 and has seen a growth of 4.32% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202117,1081410.83%
202016,9671410.84%
201916,8261410.85%
201816,685700.42%
201716,6151500.91%
201616,4651120.68%
201516,3533121.95%
201416,041-43-0.27%
201316,084-69-0.43%
201216,153-253-1.54%
201116,40660.04%
201016,4005,81554.94%
199010,5852,83436.56%
19807,7512,27141.44%
19705,4801,00122.35%
19604,47955114.03%
19503,928-3,090-44.03%
19407,0185999.33%
19306,4190.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.83%
County Website
State
Founded
April 25, 1921
County Seat
2010 Population
16,400
Growth Since 2010
4.32%
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Dixie County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,33386.40%
Black or African American1,4748.89%
Two or More Races4682.82%
Some Other Race2541.53%
Asian380.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.01%
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Dixie County, Florida Population by Race

Dixie County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Dixie County, Florida Median Age

46.5


Total

44.8


Male

50


Female

Dixie County, Florida Adults

There are 13,587 adults, (3,773 of whom are seniors) in Dixie County, Florida.

Dixie County, Florida Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dixie County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

7,300

44.01%

Male

9,289

55.99%

Dixie County, Florida Population by Age

Dixie County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dixie County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
All78.6%21.4%
Male69.1%30.9%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
Female57.4%42.6%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dixie County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5042.3178.6
Married3,2532.7391.4
Non Family2,1291.2268.4
Female7983.0257.4
Male3243.5169.1

2.74

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Dixie County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1649.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,53712.27%
High School Graduate5,42043.27%
Some College2,23317.83%
Associates Degree8716.95%
Bachelors Degree8336.65%
Graduate Degree4693.74%
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Dixie County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dixie County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,6428,5351,163
Black1,0607314
2+ Races40432739
Hispanic40420576
Other Race9611
Asian362820
Islander1414
Native American2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.56%.

Dixie County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,898$33,971$26,946
Less Than 9th Grade$15,469$14,125$17,955
High School Graduate$32,298$35,971$21,603
Some College$30,972$34,013$24,118
Bachelors Degree$52,155$58,026$51,591
Graduate Degree$$91,705$

$31,898

Average Earnings

$33,971

Average Male

$26,946

Average Female

Dixie County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dixie County, Florida Language by Age

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Dixie County, Florida Language

95.76% of Dixie County, Florida residents speak only English, while 4.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.10% of the population.

Dixie County, Florida Language

Dixie County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1972,42418.37%
Black82441049.76%
Hispanic53326549.72%
Other25422387.80%
Multiple2865117.83%
Islander20630.00%
Native22100.00%

21.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.67%

Male Poverty Rate

22.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dixie County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dixie County, Florida is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dixie County, Florida is Multiple, with 17.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.16%.

Dixie County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.91%
Some College15.74%
High School13.21%
Bachelors or Greater5.83%

Dixie County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.48%
Male Unemployed41.54%
Male Employed10.52%
Female Employed6.93%

Dixie County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dixie County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,828$56,035
Families$45,360$62,711
Married Families$52,888-
Non Families$23,560$37,213
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Income by Household Type

Dixie County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Dixie County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Dixie County, Florida 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 45-54.

Dixie County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Dixie County, Florida Marital Status

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1,947

Number of Veterans

1,838

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam866
First Gulf War281
Second Gulf War267
Korea230
World War II19

Dixie County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74678
75+464
55 to 64455
35 to 54211
18 to 34139

Dixie County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,85015.69%
2+ Races5011.79%
Black443.62%
Hispanic153.08%
Asian38.33%

Dixie County, Florida Veterans by Race

Dixie County, Florida Veterans by Education

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11.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dixie County, Florida Veterans by Education

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38.6%

Labor Force Participation

36.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dixie County, Florida Employment by Age

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Dixie County, Florida Employment by Race

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Dixie County, Florida 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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61.88%

Born in Dixie County, Florida

97.22%

Native Born

2.78%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.22% of Dixie County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 61.88% having been born in Florida. 1.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dixie County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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