Leon County, Florida Population 2022

Leon County, Florida's estimated population is 295,540 with a growth rate of 0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leon County, Florida is the 22nd largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 275,487 and has seen a growth of 7.28% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Leon County, Florida Population by Race

Leon County, Florida Population Pyramid 2022

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Leon County, Florida Median Age

31.3


Total

30.4


Male

32.2


Female

Leon County, Florida Adults

There are 237,443 adults, (39,217 of whom are seniors) in Leon County, Florida.

Leon County, Florida Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Leon County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

153,611

52.63%

Male

138,252

47.37%

Leon County, Florida Population by Age

Leon County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leon County, Florida Household Types

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leon County, Florida Households and Families

3.05

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Leon County, Florida Households by Type

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

Leon 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 78.84%.

Leon County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,140

Average Earnings

$43,398

Average Male

$36,651

Average Female

Leon County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leon County, Florida Language by Age

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Leon County, Florida Language

90.44% of Leon County, Florida residents speak only English, while 9.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.27% of the population.

Leon County, Florida Language

Leon County, Florida Poverty by Race

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19.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.56%

Male Poverty Rate

19.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leon County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leon County, Florida is Native, with 32.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leon 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 3.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.30%.

Leon County, Florida Poverty

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Leon County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Leon County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leon County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Leon County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Leon County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Leon 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.

Leon County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Leon County, Florida Marital Status

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15,099

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Leon County, Florida Veterans by War

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Leon County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Leon County, Florida Veterans by Race

Leon County, Florida Veterans by Education

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9.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leon County, Florida Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Leon County, Florida Employment by Age

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Leon County, Florida Employment by Race

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Leon 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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57.15%

Born in Leon County, Florida

93.35%

Native Born

6.65%

Foreign Born

3.05%

Non Citizen

3.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.35% of Leon County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 57.15% having been born in Florida. 3.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Leon 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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