Holmes County, Florida Population 2021

Holmes County, Florida's estimated population is 19,965 with a growth rate of 0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Holmes County, Florida is the 56th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 19,843 and has seen a growth of 0.61% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202119,9651740.88%
202019,7911740.89%
201919,6171740.89%
201819,443160.08%
201719,427290.15%
201619,3981250.65%
201519,273-291-1.49%
201419,564-30-0.15%
201319,594-103-0.52%
201219,697-141-0.71%
201119,838-5-0.03%
201019,8434,06525.76%
199015,7781,0557.17%
198014,7234,00337.34%
197010,720-124-1.14%
196010,844-3,144-22.48%
195013,988-1,459-9.45%
194015,4472,52319.52%
193012,924740.58%
192012,8501,29311.19%
191011,5573,79548.89%
19007,7623,42679.01%
18904,3362,16699.82%
18802,17059838.04%
18701,57218613.42%
18601,38618115.02%
18501,2050.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.88%
County Website
State
Founded
January 8, 1848
County Seat
2010 Population
19,843
Growth Since 2010
0.61%
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Holmes County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,23788.70%
Black or African American1,3566.98%
Two or More Races3151.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native2661.37%
Asian1310.67%
Some Other Race670.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander600.31%
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Holmes County, Florida Population by Race

Holmes County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Holmes County, Florida Median Age

42.7


Total

38.8


Male

47.5


Female

Holmes County, Florida Adults

There are 15,638 adults, (3,850 of whom are seniors) in Holmes County, Florida.

Holmes County, Florida Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Holmes County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

8,886

45.73%

Male

10,546

54.27%

Holmes County, Florida Population by Age

Holmes County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Holmes County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Female58.8%41.2%
Male58%42%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Holmes County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0922.4876.4
Married3,3493.0486.3
Non Family2,3131.1973.1
Female9753.2758.8
Male4553.2558

3.01

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Holmes County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6424.56%
9th to 12th Grade2,35916.75%
High School Graduate5,72740.67%
Some College3,05721.71%
Associates Degree7865.58%
Bachelors Degree1,0727.61%
Graduate Degree4373.10%
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Holmes County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Holmes County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,2049,6261,318
Black87260520
Hispanic45539542
Native American26623265
2+ Races19516667
Asian784636
Other Race6737
Islander6059

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 98.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.15%.

Holmes County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,788$29,248$26,978
Less Than 9th Grade$25,982$26,838$19,831
High School Graduate$26,000$27,165$21,703
Some College$27,952$30,652$27,143
Bachelors Degree$47,917$48,822$45,509
Graduate Degree$46,645$$46,776

$27,788

Average Earnings

$29,248

Average Male

$26,978

Average Female

Holmes County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Holmes County, Florida Language by Age

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Holmes County, Florida Language

95.92% of Holmes County, Florida residents speak only English, while 4.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Holmes County, Florida Language

Holmes County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,9723,57022.35%
Black56728550.26%
Multiple2807827.86%
Hispanic3495616.05%
Islander602338.33%
Native266228.27%
Other171376.47%
Asian12032.50%

22.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.37%

Male Poverty Rate

25.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Holmes County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Holmes County, Florida is Other, with 76.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Holmes County, Florida is Asian, with 2.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.39%.

Holmes County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School23.58%
Less Than 9th Grade23.46%
Some College16.05%
Bachelors or Greater7.26%

Holmes County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed58.87%
Female Unemployed55.59%
Female Employed12.78%
Male Employed10.76%

Holmes County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Holmes County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,102$51,489
Families$51,083$61,456
Married Families$60,315-
Non Families$19,037$27,645
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Income by Household Type

Holmes County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Holmes County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Holmes 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 35-44.

Holmes County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Holmes County, Florida Marital Status

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1,663

Number of Veterans

1,522

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam644
First Gulf War281
Second Gulf War199
Korea155
World War II30

Holmes County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74525
75+417
55 to 64338
35 to 54277
18 to 34106

Holmes County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,51310.99%
Hispanic5911.75%
Black585.22%
Native American5018.80%
2+ Races2711.07%
Asian1114.10%
Other Race45.97%

Holmes County, Florida Veterans by Race

Holmes County, Florida Veterans by Education

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11.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Holmes County, Florida Veterans by Education

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47%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Holmes County, Florida Employment by Age

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Holmes County, Florida Employment by Race

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Holmes 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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55.41%

Born in Holmes County, Florida

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Holmes County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 55.41% having been born in Florida. 1.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Holmes 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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