Hardee County, Florida Population 2021

Hardee County, Florida's estimated population is 26,475 with a growth rate of -0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hardee County, Florida is the 53rd largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 27,730 and has seen a growth of -4.53% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202126,475-231-0.86%
202026,706-231-0.86%
201926,937-231-0.85%
201827,168140.05%
201727,154-65-0.24%
201627,219420.15%
201527,177-89-0.33%
201427,266-45-0.16%
201327,311-128-0.47%
201227,439-245-0.88%
201127,684-46-0.17%
201027,7308,23142.21%
199019,4991200.62%
198019,3794,49030.16%
197014,8892,51920.36%
196012,3702,29722.80%
195010,073-85-0.84%
194010,158-190-1.84%
193010,3480.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.86%
County Website
State
Founded
April 23, 1921
County Seat
2010 Population
27,730
Growth Since 2010
-4.53%
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Hardee County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,82480.44%
Some Other Race2,6649.82%
Black or African American2,0517.56%
Two or More Races2951.09%
Asian2340.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.08%
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Hardee County, Florida Population by Race

Hardee County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Hardee County, Florida Median Age

35.4


Total

33.8


Male

37.7


Female

Hardee County, Florida Adults

There are 20,020 adults, (4,285 of whom are seniors) in Hardee County, Florida.

Hardee County, Florida Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hardee County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

12,435

45.83%

Male

14,696

54.17%

Hardee County, Florida Population by Age

Hardee County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hardee County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
All64.9%35.1%
Male60.1%39.9%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Female49.4%50.6%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hardee County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8633.1764.9
Married4,2043.6572.5
Non Family2,2511.2458.6
Female1,0105.0349.4
Male3984.3160.1

3.88

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

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Hardee County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,12312.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,86810.69%
High School Graduate8,57649.09%
Some College2,34013.39%
Associates Degree7774.45%
Bachelors Degree1,2237.00%
Graduate Degree5633.22%
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Hardee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hardee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,5918,4051,283
Hispanic6,1293,706238
Black1,4641,095159
Other Race1,023570
Asian17015741
2+ Races13710820
Islander404040
Native American151515

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hardee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,275$30,732$24,547
Less Than 9th Grade$20,883$22,951$19,507
High School Graduate$28,196$30,838$24,532
Some College$28,861$38,181$22,593
Bachelors Degree$39,813$34,864$39,969
Graduate Degree$65,339$61,389$66,016

$28,275

Average Earnings

$30,732

Average Male

$24,547

Average Female

Hardee County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hardee County, Florida Language by Age

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Hardee County, Florida Language

62.28% of Hardee County, Florida residents speak only English, while 37.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.17% of the population.

Hardee County, Florida Language

Hardee County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,2883,56831.61%
White12,0751,93115.99%
Other2,64595035.92%
Black1,45655938.39%
Multiple2637127.00%

24.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.19%

Male Poverty Rate

27.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hardee County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hardee County, Florida is Black, with 38.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hardee County, Florida is White, with 15.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.31%.

Hardee County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.33%
High School18.19%
Some College15.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%

Hardee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.11%
Male Unemployed31.68%
Female Employed11.42%
Male Employed7.89%

Hardee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hardee County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,682$53,433
Families$49,344$62,029
Married Families$57,051-
Non Families$17,353$30,364
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Income by Household Type

Hardee County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hardee County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Hardee 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.

Hardee County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Hardee County, Florida Marital Status

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1,194

Number of Veterans

1,135

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam417
Korea203
First Gulf War175
Second Gulf War112
World War II47

Hardee County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+447
65 to 74315
35 to 54210
55 to 64148
18 to 3474

Hardee County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0386.29%
Black1117.25%
Hispanic771.01%
Other Race392.48%
2+ Races63.28%

Hardee County, Florida Veterans by Race

Hardee County, Florida Veterans by Education

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8.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hardee County, Florida Veterans by Education

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50%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hardee County, Florida Employment by Age

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Hardee County, Florida Employment by Race

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Hardee 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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64.89%

Born in Hardee County, Florida

89.90%

Native Born

10.10%

Foreign Born

6.32%

Non Citizen

3.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.90% of Hardee County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 64.89% having been born in Florida. 6.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hardee 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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