Suwannee County, Florida Population 2021

Suwannee County, Florida's estimated population is 44,893 with a growth rate of 0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Suwannee County, Florida is the 45th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 42,328 and has seen a growth of 6.06% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202144,8932380.53%
202044,6552380.54%
201944,4172380.54%
201844,179550.12%
201744,1242900.66%
201643,8341570.36%
201543,677-109-0.25%
201443,7861980.45%
201343,588540.12%
201243,5341660.38%
201143,3681,0402.46%
201042,32815,54858.06%
199026,7804,49320.16%
198022,2876,72843.24%
197015,5595984.00%
196014,961-2,025-11.92%
195016,986-87-0.51%
194017,0731,3428.53%
193015,731-4,058-20.51%
192019,7891,1866.38%
191018,6034,04927.82%
190014,5544,03038.29%
189010,5243,36346.96%
18807,1613,605101.38%
18703,5561,25354.41%
18602,3030.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.53%
County Website
State
Founded
December 21, 1858
County Seat
2010 Population
42,328
Growth Since 2010
6.06%
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Suwannee County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,43182.71%
Black or African American5,68312.90%
Two or More Races1,3553.08%
Some Other Race4411.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.13%
Asian550.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.05%
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Suwannee County, Florida Population by Race

Suwannee County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Suwannee County, Florida Median Age

43.3


Total

42.1


Male

44.6


Female

Suwannee County, Florida Adults

There are 34,475 adults, (9,036 of whom are seniors) in Suwannee County, Florida.

Suwannee County, Florida Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Suwannee County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

21,413

48.62%

Male

22,633

51.38%

Suwannee County, Florida Population by Age

Suwannee County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Suwannee County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All74.3%25.7%
Female70.3%29.7%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Male45.2%54.8%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Suwannee County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,8882.8574.3
Married7,7253.1885
Non Family4,1981.3764.6
Female1,7574.4470.3
Male1,2083.5945.2

3.33

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Suwannee County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6895.42%
9th to 12th Grade3,81012.24%
High School Graduate12,11938.92%
Some College6,37320.47%
Associates Degree2,3277.47%
Bachelors Degree3,11910.02%
Graduate Degree1,6985.45%
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Suwannee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Suwannee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24,70920,7283,975
Black3,7653,054321
Hispanic2,2541,454206
2+ Races557520312
Other Race233115
Asian46463
Native American3834
Islander1515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 56.01%.

Suwannee County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,140$35,072$26,581
Less Than 9th Grade$22,234$27,300$12,339
High School Graduate$27,178$32,435$20,594
Some College$33,984$37,196$29,092
Bachelors Degree$41,570$46,484$37,870
Graduate Degree$43,792$43,756$45,341

$31,140

Average Earnings

$35,072

Average Male

$26,581

Average Female

Suwannee County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Suwannee County, Florida Language by Age

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Suwannee County, Florida Language

91.06% of Suwannee County, Florida residents speak only English, while 8.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.34% of the population.

Suwannee County, Florida Language

Suwannee County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,9694,04112.64%
Black5,2151,26824.31%
Hispanic3,93480320.41%
Multiple1,34915011.12%
Native584170.69%
Other441327.26%
Islander2323100.00%
Asian491224.49%

14.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.27%

Male Poverty Rate

16.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Suwannee County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Suwannee County, Florida is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Suwannee County, Florida is Other, with 7.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.02%.

Suwannee County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.32%
High School13.31%
Some College9.95%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%

Suwannee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.79%
Male Unemployed19.09%
Female Employed9.18%
Male Employed7.24%

Suwannee County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Suwannee County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,839$61,690
Families$53,125$71,861
Married Families$63,368-
Non Families$25,101$32,296
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Income by Household Type

Suwannee County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Suwannee County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Suwannee 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.

Suwannee County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Suwannee County, Florida Marital Status

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4,218

Number of Veterans

3,852

Male Veterans

366

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,577
First Gulf War826
Second Gulf War606
Korea367
World War II72

Suwannee County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 641,139
65 to 741,054
75+961
35 to 54816
18 to 34248

Suwannee County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,85513.27%
Black3638.23%
Hispanic1314.82%

Suwannee County, Florida Veterans by Race

Suwannee County, Florida Veterans by Education

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5.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Suwannee County, Florida Veterans by Education

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50%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Suwannee County, Florida Employment by Age

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Suwannee County, Florida Employment by Race

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Suwannee 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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62.21%

Born in Suwannee County, Florida

95.07%

Native Born

4.93%

Foreign Born

3.29%

Non Citizen

1.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.07% of Suwannee County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 62.21% having been born in Florida. 3.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Suwannee 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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