Gilchrist County, Florida Population 2021

Gilchrist County, Florida's estimated population is 19,178 with a growth rate of 1.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gilchrist County, Florida is the 57th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 17,000 and has seen a growth of 12.81% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202119,1782981.58%
202018,8802981.60%
201918,5822981.63%
201818,2843842.15%
201717,9002781.58%
201617,6222441.40%
201517,3783872.28%
201416,991340.20%
201316,957600.36%
201216,897-97-0.57%
201116,994-6-0.04%
201017,0007,33375.86%
19909,6673,90067.63%
19805,7672,21662.40%
19703,55168323.81%
19602,868-631-18.03%
19503,499-751-17.67%
19404,2501132.73%
19304,1370.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.58%
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State
Founded
December 4, 1925
County Seat
2010 Population
17,000
Growth Since 2010
12.81%
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Gilchrist County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,38291.25%
Black or African American1,0525.86%
Two or More Races3842.14%
Some Other Race710.40%
Asian400.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%
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Gilchrist County, Florida Population by Race

Gilchrist County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Gilchrist County, Florida Median Age

42.1


Total

37.8


Male

46.8


Female

Gilchrist County, Florida Adults

There are 14,216 adults, (3,637 of whom are seniors) in Gilchrist County, Florida.

Gilchrist County, Florida Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilchrist County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

8,538

47.56%

Male

9,415

52.44%

Gilchrist County, Florida Population by Age

Gilchrist County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gilchrist County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All83%17%
Female76.6%23.4%
Non Family76.4%23.6%
Male75.8%24.2%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilchrist County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4642.5783
Married3,2173.189.7
Non Family2,1161.2276.4
Female8253.6676.6
Male3063.3775.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Gilchrist County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6625.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,1319.22%
High School Graduate5,16842.12%
Some College2,25018.34%
Associates Degree1,41611.54%
Bachelors Degree1,1519.38%
Graduate Degree4914.00%
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Gilchrist County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilchrist County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,0859,8231,494
Hispanic61129963
Black35320820
2+ Races17510841
Asian403319
Other Race3911
Native American18185
Islander22

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 asian people with a rate of 47.50%.

Gilchrist County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,560$34,896$24,566
Less Than 9th Grade$21,291$29,300$16,250
High School Graduate$27,046$32,267$21,471
Some College$31,497$38,638$27,778
Bachelors Degree$41,713$48,167$39,290
Graduate Degree$44,271$76,375$43,917

$30,560

Average Earnings

$34,896

Average Male

$24,566

Average Female

Gilchrist County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilchrist County, Florida Language by Age

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Gilchrist County, Florida Language

94.97% of Gilchrist County, Florida residents speak only English, while 5.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.31% of the population.

Gilchrist County, Florida Language

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,0152,30015.32%
Hispanic77123830.87%
Black34719556.20%
Multiple2768530.80%
Other381642.11%
Asian40717.50%
Islander22100.00%

17.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.05%

Male Poverty Rate

19.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilchrist County, Florida

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 White, with 15.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.35%.

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.59%
High School13.82%
Bachelors or Greater11.30%
Some College10.69%

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.77%
Male Unemployed37.93%
Female Employed11.94%
Male Employed5.63%

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilchrist County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,640$56,762
Families$50,567$63,434
Married Families$61,604-
Non Families$27,500$37,152
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Income by Household Type

Gilchrist County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilchrist County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Gilchrist 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 55-64.

Gilchrist County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Gilchrist County, Florida Marital Status

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1,487

Number of Veterans

1,441

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam650
First Gulf War241
Second Gulf War196
Korea172
World War II24

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74453
75+378
55 to 64314
35 to 54257
18 to 3485

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,46411.15%
Hispanic253.53%
Black192.59%
2+ Races41.57%

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Race

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Education

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11.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gilchrist County, Florida Employment by Age

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Gilchrist County, Florida Employment by Race

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Gilchrist 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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64.11%

Born in Gilchrist County, Florida

96.27%

Native Born

3.73%

Foreign Born

2.38%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.27% of Gilchrist County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 64.11% having been born in Florida. 2.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gilchrist 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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