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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Okeechobee County, Florida
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.