Santa Rosa County, Florida Population 2021

Santa Rosa County, Florida's estimated population is 194,349 with a growth rate of 2.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Santa Rosa County, Florida is the 30th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 152,908 and has seen a growth of 27.10% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021194,3495,0182.65%
2020189,3315,0182.72%
2019184,3135,0182.80%
2018179,2955,2463.01%
2017174,0494,1552.45%
2016169,8943,6682.21%
2015166,2263,5582.19%
2014162,6682,2761.42%
2013160,3922,2021.39%
2012158,1902,4521.57%
2011155,7382,8301.85%
2010152,90871,30087.37%
199081,60825,62045.76%
198055,98818,24748.35%
197037,7418,19427.73%
196029,54710,99359.25%
195018,5542,46915.35%
194016,0852,00214.22%
193014,0834133.02%
192013,670-1,227-8.24%
191014,8974,60444.73%
190010,2932,33229.29%
18907,9611,31619.80%
18806,6453,333100.63%
18703,312-2,168-39.56%
18605,4802,59790.08%
18502,8830.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.65%
County Website
State
Founded
February 18, 1842
County Seat
2010 Population
152,908
Growth Since 2010
27.10%
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Santa Rosa County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White149,25085.41%
Black or African American10,8586.21%
Two or More Races7,1554.09%
Asian3,4231.96%
Some Other Race2,6921.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native9360.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4410.25%
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Santa Rosa County, Florida Population by Race

Santa Rosa County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Santa Rosa County, Florida Median Age

39.9


Total

38.4


Male

41.7


Female

Santa Rosa County, Florida Adults

There are 136,155 adults, (27,609 of whom are seniors) in Santa Rosa County, Florida.

Santa Rosa County, Florida Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Rosa County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

85,449

48.90%

Male

89,306

51.10%

Santa Rosa County, Florida Population by Age

Santa Rosa County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Santa Rosa County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All76%24%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Male68.5%31.5%
Female56.5%43.5%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Rosa County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All63,5142.6576
Married37,1703.183.5
Non Family16,6271.3168.7
Female7,1153.1756.5
Male2,6023.4468.5

3.05

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Santa Rosa County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6702.19%
9th to 12th Grade7,9126.48%
High School Graduate32,73926.80%
Some College29,03723.77%
Associates Degree15,91613.03%
Bachelors Degree22,03818.04%
Graduate Degree11,8549.70%
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Santa Rosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Rosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White103,09295,63729,765
Black7,2175,667929
Hispanic5,8515,1381,441
2+ Races3,1202,743965
Asian2,6022,197631
Other Race1,6401,381289
Native American697627197
Islander308246134

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 43.51%.

Santa Rosa County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,598$50,437$30,684
Less Than 9th Grade$18,707$23,485$16,436
High School Graduate$29,712$37,626$22,886
Some College$38,578$49,516$29,922
Bachelors Degree$50,453$64,568$39,142
Graduate Degree$69,240$93,750$52,170

$39,598

Average Earnings

$50,437

Average Male

$30,684

Average Female

Santa Rosa County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Rosa County, Florida Language by Age

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Santa Rosa County, Florida Language

93.83% of Santa Rosa County, Florida residents speak only English, while 6.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.08% of the population.

Santa Rosa County, Florida Language

Santa Rosa County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White141,05712,3098.73%
Hispanic8,9861,39615.54%
Multiple6,7091,21418.10%
Black8,16288010.78%
Other2,40555222.95%
Asian3,3322557.65%
Islander44113630.84%
Native90812814.10%

9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.48%

Male Poverty Rate

10.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Rosa County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Rosa County, Florida is Islander, with 30.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Rosa County, Florida is Asian, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.56%.

Santa Rosa County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.30%
High School10.06%
Some College6.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%

Santa Rosa County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.44%
Male Unemployed17.89%
Female Employed6.29%
Male Employed3.39%

Santa Rosa County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Rosa County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,949$84,311
Families$77,144$93,272
Married Families$87,353$103,636
Non Families$38,876$54,916
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Income by Household Type

Santa Rosa County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Rosa County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Santa Rosa 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.

Santa Rosa County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Santa Rosa County, Florida Marital Status

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24,374

Number of Veterans

21,429

Male Veterans

2,945

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War10,147
Second Gulf War9,032
Vietnam6,936
Korea904
World War II273

Santa Rosa County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 548,327
55 to 645,707
65 to 744,441
75+3,085
18 to 342,814

Santa Rosa County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21,91919.08%
Black1,37116.58%
Hispanic1,20618.65%
2+ Races51312.82%
Asian2328.35%
Other Race1608.95%
Native American13617.50%
Islander4311.81%

Santa Rosa County, Florida Veterans by Race

Santa Rosa County, Florida Veterans by Education

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4.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Rosa County, Florida Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Rosa County, Florida Employment by Age

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Santa Rosa County, Florida Employment by Race

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Santa Rosa 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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37.10%

Born in Santa Rosa County, Florida

95.07%

Native Born

4.93%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

3.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.07% of Santa Rosa County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 37.10% having been born in Florida. 1.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Rosa 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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