Sumter County, Florida Population 2021

Sumter County, Florida's estimated population is 139,822 with a growth rate of 2.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sumter County, Florida is the 35th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 94,278 and has seen a growth of 48.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021139,8223,7012.72%
2020136,1213,7012.79%
2019132,4203,7012.88%
2018128,7193,7242.98%
2017124,9952,9862.45%
2016122,0094,9334.21%
2015117,0764,8404.31%
2014112,2365,3384.99%
2013106,8985,2295.14%
2012101,6693,6943.77%
201197,9753,6973.92%
201094,27862,701198.57%
199031,5777,30530.10%
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%
18601,5490.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.72%
County Website
State
Founded
January 8, 1853
County Seat
2010 Population
94,278
Growth Since 2010
48.31%
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Sumter County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White111,29089.00%
Black or African American8,8187.05%
Two or More Races1,8621.49%
Some Other Race1,4531.16%
Asian1,1050.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native4160.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1000.08%
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Sumter County, Florida Population by Race

Sumter County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Sumter County, Florida Median Age

67.4


Total

66.8


Male

67.9


Female

Sumter County, Florida Adults

There are 115,954 adults, (70,918 of whom are seniors) in Sumter County, Florida.

Sumter County, Florida Age Dependency

177.7

Age Dependency Ratio

157.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumter County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

62,477

49.96%

Male

62,567

50.04%

Sumter County, Florida Population by Age

Sumter County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sumter County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.9%5.1%
All89.7%10.3%
Non Family84%16%
Male74.6%25.4%
Female63.8%36.2%

89.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sumter County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All56,2302.0689.7
Married34,1882.3894.9
Non Family19,0211.1784
Female2,2883.6163.8
Male7335.0274.6

2.48

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

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Sumter County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4292.16%
9th to 12th Grade6,3885.69%
High School Graduate34,07130.36%
Some College24,55121.88%
Associates Degree9,0888.10%
Bachelors Degree20,67518.43%
Graduate Degree15,00913.38%
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Sumter County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sumter County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White98,22792,69433,892
Black7,2265,506489
Hispanic5,1573,796626
2+ Races1,032900338
Other Race88654246
Asian833651366
Native American28428446

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.94%.

Sumter County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,698$24,936$24,414
Less Than 9th Grade$20,806$21,875$19,464
High School Graduate$21,551$21,913$21,169
Some College$24,288$26,479$22,424
Bachelors Degree$32,518$26,424$40,186
Graduate Degree$44,000$42,566$47,522

$24,698

Average Earnings

$24,936

Average Male

$24,414

Average Female

Sumter County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumter County, Florida Language by Age

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Sumter County, Florida Language

92.92% of Sumter County, Florida residents speak only English, while 7.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.70% of the population.

Sumter County, Florida Language

Sumter County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White103,5017,4947.24%
Black4,7951,16524.30%
Hispanic4,71976216.15%
Multiple1,290564.34%
Native312299.29%

8.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.40%

Male Poverty Rate

8.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumter County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Florida is Black, with 24.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Florida is Multiple, with 4.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.16%.

Sumter County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.20%
High School9.64%
Some College7.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Sumter County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.23%
Male Unemployed22.03%
Male Employed5.66%
Female Employed4.97%

Sumter County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumter County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,226$74,605
Families$70,564$85,148
Married Families$73,529-
Non Families$34,259$53,544
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Income by Household Type

Sumter County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumter County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Sumter County, Florida Marital Status

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19,431

Number of Veterans

18,653

Male Veterans

778

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,843
Korea2,485
First Gulf War1,716
Second Gulf War1,020
World War II551

Sumter County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 748,852
75+7,755
55 to 641,499
35 to 541,031
18 to 34294

Sumter County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18,76217.93%
Black4525.69%
Hispanic4016.98%
2+ Races14612.78%
Other Race302.80%
Native American3010.56%
Asian111.32%

Sumter County, Florida Veterans by Race

Sumter County, Florida Veterans by Education

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2.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumter County, Florida Veterans by Education

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22.5%

Labor Force Participation

21.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sumter County, Florida Employment by Age

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Sumter County, Florida Employment by Race

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Sumter 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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21.94%

Born in Sumter County, Florida

94.67%

Native Born

5.33%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

3.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.67% of Sumter County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 21.94% having been born in Florida. 1.94% 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

  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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