Okeechobee County, Florida Population 2022

Okeechobee County, Florida's estimated population is 39,574 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Okeechobee County, Florida is the 47th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 39,996 and has seen a growth of -1.06% since this time.

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

Population by Race

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Okeechobee County, Florida Population by Race

Okeechobee County, Florida Population Pyramid 2022

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Okeechobee County, Florida Median Age

40.9


Total

38.8


Male

43.7


Female

Okeechobee County, Florida Adults

There are 32,750 adults, (8,216 of whom are seniors) in Okeechobee County, Florida.

Okeechobee County, Florida Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Okeechobee County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

19,194

46.13%

Male

22,417

53.87%

Okeechobee County, Florida Population by Age

Okeechobee County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Okeechobee County, Florida Household Types

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Okeechobee County, Florida Households and Families

3.14

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Okeechobee County, Florida Households by Type

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

Okeechobee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 88.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.38%.

Okeechobee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,950

Average Earnings

$35,787

Average Male

$27,295

Average Female

Okeechobee County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Okeechobee County, Florida Language by Age

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Okeechobee County, Florida Language

77.29% of Okeechobee County, Florida residents speak only English, while 22.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.25% of the population.

Okeechobee County, Florida Language

Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty by Race

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17.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.51%

Male Poverty Rate

19.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okeechobee County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okeechobee County, Florida is Native, with 61.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okeechobee 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 5.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.30%.

Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty

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Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Okeechobee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Okeechobee County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Okeechobee County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Okeechobee County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Okeechobee 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.

Okeechobee County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Okeechobee County, Florida Marital Status

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3,159

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by War

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Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by Race

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by Education

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11.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okeechobee County, Florida Veterans by Education

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48.6%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Okeechobee County, Florida Employment by Age

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Okeechobee County, Florida Employment by Race

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Okeechobee 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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52.95%

Born in Okeechobee County, Florida

88.36%

Native Born

11.64%

Foreign Born

6.89%

Non Citizen

4.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.36% of Okeechobee County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 52.95% having been born in Florida. 6.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Okeechobee 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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