Gilchrist County, Florida Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Gilchrist County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

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Gilchrist County, Florida Population by Race

Gilchrist County, Florida Population Pyramid 2022

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Gilchrist County, Florida Median Age

41.7


Total

37.8


Male

46.7


Female

Gilchrist County, Florida Adults

There are 14,335 adults, (3,688 of whom are seniors) in Gilchrist County, Florida.

Gilchrist County, Florida Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilchrist County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

8,704

47.71%

Male

9,541

52.29%

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

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilchrist County, Florida Households and Families

3.06

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Gilchrist County, Florida Households by Type

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Gilchrist County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilchrist County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Gilchrist County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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$28,896

Average Earnings

$34,341

Average Male

$23,047

Average Female

Gilchrist County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilchrist County, Florida Language by Age

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Gilchrist County, Florida Language

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.

Gilchrist County, Florida Language

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty by Race

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13.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.31%

Male Poverty Rate

13.70%

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 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%.

Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty

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Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Gilchrist County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilchrist County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Gilchrist County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

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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1,423

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by War

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Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Race

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Education

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9.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilchrist County, Florida Veterans by Education

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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63.07%

Born in Gilchrist County, Florida

95.72%

Native Born

4.28%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

1.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

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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