Pinellas County, Florida Population 2021

Pinellas County, Florida's estimated population is 978,872 with a growth rate of 0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pinellas County, Florida is the 7th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 916,412 and has seen a growth of 6.82% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021978,8721,9380.20%
2020976,9341,9380.20%
2019974,9961,9380.20%
2018973,0584,7170.49%
2017968,3418,4670.88%
2016959,87412,8141.35%
2015947,06010,6601.14%
2014936,4007,9860.86%
2013928,4146,7720.73%
2012921,6423,1870.35%
2011918,4552,0430.22%
2010916,41264,7537.60%
1990851,659123,12816.90%
1980728,531206,20239.48%
1970522,329147,66439.41%
1960374,665215,416135.27%
1950159,24967,39773.38%
194091,85229,70347.79%
193062,14933,884119.88%
192028,2650.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.20%
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State
Founded
January 1, 1912
County Seat
2010 Population
916,412
Growth Since 2010
6.82%
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Pinellas County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White785,73981.45%
Black or African American98,94210.26%
Asian32,6793.39%
Two or More Races30,1903.13%
Some Other Race13,3961.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,8120.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9080.09%
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Pinellas County, Florida Population by Race

Pinellas County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Pinellas County, Florida Median Age

48.1


Total

46.5


Male

49.6


Female

Pinellas County, Florida Adults

There are 806,403 adults, (234,815 of whom are seniors) in Pinellas County, Florida.

Pinellas County, Florida Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pinellas County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

501,468

51.98%

Male

463,198

48.02%

Pinellas County, Florida Population by Age

Pinellas County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pinellas County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All67%33%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Male56.1%43.9%
Female49.9%50.1%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pinellas County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All407,5462.3267
Non Family178,5031.2858.8
Married169,5812.9581.1
Female43,4063.6849.9
Male16,0563.6156.1

3.05

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Pinellas County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20,5872.78%
9th to 12th Grade44,0065.94%
High School Graduate207,32227.96%
Some College161,41921.77%
Associates Degree72,9749.84%
Bachelors Degree152,69120.60%
Graduate Degree82,39711.11%
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Pinellas County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pinellas County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White581,991542,667193,710
Black65,36755,42412,421
Hispanic59,01848,92115,442
Asian24,49220,17510,272
2+ Races11,35710,0103,692
Other Race9,2467,9382,240
Native American2,1911,789380
Islander669622240

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.94%.

Pinellas County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,504$41,008$34,091
Less Than 9th Grade$22,471$25,872$19,105
High School Graduate$29,662$31,640$26,336
Some College$34,566$38,820$31,816
Bachelors Degree$50,423$57,566$45,075
Graduate Degree$62,318$76,889$54,574

$37,504

Average Earnings

$41,008

Average Male

$34,091

Average Female

Pinellas County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pinellas County, Florida Language by Age

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Pinellas County, Florida Language

85.64% of Pinellas County, Florida residents speak only English, while 14.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.52% of the population.

Pinellas County, Florida Language

Pinellas County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White703,48670,1999.98%
Black96,57222,70223.51%
Hispanic92,21915,33916.63%
Multiple29,4935,49818.64%
Asian32,4383,53710.90%
Other13,3831,58811.87%
Native2,79157620.64%
Islander901818.99%

12.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.46%

Male Poverty Rate

12.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pinellas County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pinellas County, Florida is Black, with 23.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pinellas County, Florida is Islander, with 8.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.27%.

Pinellas County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.42%
High School14.11%
Some College10.31%
Bachelors or Greater5.29%

Pinellas County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.05%
Male Unemployed31.67%
Female Employed5.57%
Male Employed4.80%

Pinellas County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pinellas County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,090$78,424
Families$72,411$97,863
Married Families$85,893$112,553
Non Families$35,509$51,262
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Income by Household Type

Pinellas County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pinellas County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Pinellas 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.

Pinellas County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Pinellas County, Florida Marital Status

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83,894

Number of Veterans

76,301

Male Veterans

7,593

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31,385
First Gulf War13,565
Second Gulf War10,632
Korea8,958
World War II4,419

Pinellas County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+25,426
65 to 7423,312
35 to 5415,128
55 to 6414,644
18 to 345,384

Pinellas County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White75,21111.15%
Black5,8357.76%
Hispanic3,6895.42%
2+ Races1,0106.88%
Asian8213.08%
Other Race6195.85%
Native American32913.54%
Islander699.87%

Pinellas County, Florida Veterans by Race

Pinellas County, Florida Veterans by Education

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8.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pinellas County, Florida Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pinellas County, Florida Employment by Age

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Pinellas County, Florida Employment by Race

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Pinellas 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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32.55%

Born in Pinellas County, Florida

87.88%

Native Born

12.12%

Foreign Born

4.92%

Non Citizen

7.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.88% of Pinellas County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 32.55% having been born in Florida. 4.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pinellas 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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