Gilchrist County, Florida's estimated population is 18,048 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gilchrist County, Florida is the 56th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 16,939 and has seen a growth of 6.55% since this time.
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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 50.00%.
94.75% of Gilchrist County, Florida residents speak only English, while 5.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.20% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilchrist County, Florida is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilchrist County, Florida is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.48%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Gilchrist County, Florida
95.72% of Gilchrist County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 63.07% having been born in Florida. 2.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.