Sumter County, Florida Population 2024

158,363

Sumter County, Florida's estimated 2024 population is 158,363 with a growth rate of 4.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sumter County, Florida is the 34th largest county in Florida. The 2010 population was 94,286 and has seen a growth of 67.96% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029192,3536,7983.66%
2028185,5556,7983.8%
2027178,7576,7983.95%
2026171,9596,7984.12%
2025165,1616,7984.29%
2024158,3636,7984.49%
2023151,5656,7984.7%
2022144,7679,8977.34%
2021134,8704,5803.52%
2020130,290-3,482-2.6%
2019133,7724,4213.42%
2018129,3514,0533.23%
2017125,2983,0492.49%
2016122,2495,0204.28%
2015117,2294,8754.34%
2014112,3545,3745.02%
2013106,9805,2535.16%
2012101,7273,7163.79%
201198,0113,7253.95%
201094,28600%
199031,5777,30530.1%
198024,2729,43363.57%
197014,8392,97025.02%
196011,8695394.76%
195011,3302892.62%
194011,0413973.73%
193010,6442,79335.58%
19207,8511,15517.25%
19106,6965098.23%
19006,18782415.36%
18905,36367714.45%
18804,6861,73458.74%
18702,9521,40390.57%
18601,549-190,804-99.19%
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2024 Growth Rate
4.49% (6,798)
County Website
Sumter County
State
Florida
County Seat
2020 Population
130,290
Area
557 mi²
Density
284 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
21.55% (28,073)
Founded
January 8, 1853

Sumter County, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White114,74987.04%
Black or African American9,3327.08%
Two or more races3,3532.54%
Other race2,6462.01%
Asian1,4311.09%
Native American3150.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sumter County, Florida Population by Race

Sumter County, Florida Population Pyramid 2024

Sumter County, Florida Median Age

68.3

Total

67.7

Male

68.9

Female

Sumter County, Florida Adults

There are 122,427 adults, (76,345 of whom are seniors) in Sumter County, Florida.

Sumter County, Florida Age Dependency

186.1

Age Dependency Ratio

165.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumter County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female66,40750.37%
Male65,42549.63%

Sumter County, Florida Population by Age

Sumter County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All64,3051.9287.212.8
Married37,0612.2794.55.5
Non Family22,6581.1480.519.5
Female3,4462.9758.141.9
Male1,1403.0767.232.8

2.31

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

87.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sumter County, Florida Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9201.62%
9th to 12th Grade6,9545.86%
High School Graduate34,63829.18%
Some College23,68519.95%
Associates Degree11,5189.7%
Bachelors Degree23,97120.19%
Graduate Degree16,02213.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Sumter County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White102,96298,17237,117
Black7,3415,478954
Hispanic5,7703,874897
2+ Races2,6372,247676
Other Race1,6881,046304
Asian1,127993455
Native American26720420

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.37%.

Sumter County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,794$38,665$28,099
Less Than 9th Grade$36,108$35,368$0
High School Graduate$29,561$36,965$23,534
Some College$33,272$41,016$30,474
Bachelors Degree$40,601$39,992$40,808
Graduate Degree$26,111$37,895$0

$33,794

Average Earnings

$38,665

Average Male

$28,099

Average Female

Sumter County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumter County, Florida Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sumter County, Florida Language

93.01% of Sumter County, Florida residents speak only English, while 6.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Sumter County, Florida Language

Sumter County, Florida Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White108,4578,2247.58%
Black5,7972,06435.6%
Hispanic6,1611,03616.82%
Other2,36251621.85%
Multiple3,00339513.15%
Asian1,355715.24%
Islander66100%

9.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.38%

Male Poverty Rate

10.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumter County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Florida is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Florida is Asian, with 5.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.87%.

Sumter County, Florida Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.8%
High School8.9%
Some College6.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.9%

Sumter County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.02%
Male Unemployed16.49%
Female Employed6.77%
Male Employed5.15%

Sumter County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumter County, Florida Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$70,105$88,921
Families$82,977$101,700
Married Families$88,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,615$64,057

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sumter County, Florida Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumter County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sumter 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 55-64.

Sumter County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sumter County, Florida Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18,317

Number of Veterans

17,308

Male Veterans

1,009

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam9,802
First Gulf War2,196
Korea1,617
Second Gulf War1,039
World War II527

Sumter County, Florida Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+8,588
65 to 746,419
55 to 641,699
35 to 541,356
18 to 34255

Sumter County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White17,23815.92%
Black7099.09%
Hispanic3715.73%
2+ Races28710.17%
Other Race552.68%
Native American289.96%

Sumter County, Florida Veterans by Race

Sumter County, Florida Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumter County, Florida Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

24.5%

Labor Force Participation

23.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sumter County, Florida Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sumter County, Florida Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sumter County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

21.15%

Born in Sumter County, Florida

93.74%

Native Born

6.26%

Foreign Born

2.25%

Non Citizen

4.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.74% of Sumter County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 21.15% having been born in Florida. 2.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sumter County, Florida Place of Birth

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