Holmes County, Florida Population 2024

20,235

Holmes County, Florida's estimated 2024 population is 20,235 with a growth rate of 1.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Holmes County, Florida is the 55th largest county in Florida. The 2010 population was 19,844 and has seen a growth of 1.97% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,6902911.36%
202821,3992911.38%
202721,1082911.4%
202620,8172911.42%
202520,5262911.44%
202420,2352911.46%
202319,9442911.48%
202219,6533441.78%
202119,309-269-1.37%
202019,578-83-0.42%
201919,6611490.76%
201819,512540.28%
201719,458320.16%
201619,4261340.69%
201519,292-286-1.46%
201419,578-26-0.13%
201319,604-100-0.51%
201219,704-137-0.69%
201119,841-3-0.02%
201019,84400%
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%
18501,205-20,485-94.44%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.46% (291)
County Website
Holmes County
State
Florida
County Seat
2020 Population
19,578
Area
479 mi²
Density
42 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
3.36% (657)
Founded
January 8, 1848

Holmes County, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,81686.11%
Black or African American1,2836.57%
Two or more races8114.15%
Other race3221.65%
Asian1270.65%
Native American1220.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander480.25%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Holmes County, Florida Population by Race

Holmes County, Florida Population Pyramid 2024

Holmes County, Florida Median Age

41

Total

39.4

Male

45.2

Female

Holmes County, Florida Adults

There are 15,533 adults, (3,946 of whom are seniors) in Holmes County, Florida.

Holmes County, Florida Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Holmes County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female9,07846.48%
Male10,45153.52%

Holmes County, Florida Population by Age

Holmes County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,0692.5276.523.5
Married3,2243.2184.115.9
Non Family2,4331.1275.624.4
Female9263.0963.136.9
Male4863.8256.643.4

3.14

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Holmes County, Florida Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,80412.78%
Associates Degree7385.23%
Bachelors Degree1,0897.72%
Graduate Degree4653.29%
High School Graduate6,45245.71%
Less Than 9th Grade6374.51%
Some College2,93020.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Holmes County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12,02410,0931,377
Black98475628
2+ Races49732468
Hispanic42636711
Other Race2131882
Native American1229261
Asian612417
Islander48480

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50%.

Holmes County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,210$55,109$46,962
Graduate Degree$54,750$54,286$59,821
High School Graduate$29,504$32,059$27,468
Less Than 9th Grade$35,073$41,842$18,438
Overall$34,273$36,680$30,333
Some College$30,504$34,004$29,391

$34,273

Average Earnings

$36,680

Average Male

$30,333

Average Female

Holmes County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Holmes County, Florida Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Holmes County, Florida Language

95.31% of Holmes County, Florida residents speak only English, while 4.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.63% of the population.

Holmes County, Florida Language

Holmes County, Florida Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,8432,49315.74%
Black53629254.48%
Multiple69711416.36%
Other2603714.23%
Hispanic445235.17%
Islander48816.67%
Native12210.82%

16.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.65%

Male Poverty Rate

18.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Holmes County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Holmes County, Florida is Black, with 54.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Holmes County, Florida is Native, with 0.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.6%.

Holmes County, Florida Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.66%
High School14.46%
Some College13.3%
Bachelors or Greater5.99%

Holmes County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed41.61%
Male Unemployed34.43%
Female Employed8.46%
Male Employed5%

Holmes County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Holmes County, Florida Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$55,802$70,695
Households$46,063$58,649
Married Families$60,789$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,513$33,295

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Holmes County, Florida Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Holmes County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Holmes County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Holmes County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Holmes County, Florida Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,666

Number of Veterans

1,537

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam518
First Gulf War403
Second Gulf War392
Korea70
World War II27

Holmes County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64402
65 to 74398
75+388
35 to 54330
18 to 34148

Holmes County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,51011.29%
2+ Races8115.31%
Black534.71%
Hispanic204.6%
Other Race156.82%
Native American75.74%

Holmes County, Florida Veterans by Race

Holmes County, Florida Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Holmes County, Florida Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Holmes County, Florida Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Holmes County, Florida Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Holmes County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.07%

Born in Holmes County, Florida

98.26%

Native Born

1.74%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.26% of Holmes County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 57.07% having been born in Florida. 0.74% 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

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