Wakulla County, Florida Population 2021

Wakulla County, Florida's estimated population is 36,391 with a growth rate of 3.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wakulla County, Florida is the 50th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 30,825 and has seen a growth of 18.06% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202136,3911,3263.78%
202035,0651,3263.93%
201933,7391,3264.09%
201832,4133631.13%
201732,0501680.53%
201631,8823591.14%
201531,5231070.34%
201431,4164121.33%
201331,0041450.47%
201230,859-114-0.37%
201130,9731480.48%
201030,82516,623117.05%
199014,2023,31530.45%
198010,8874,57972.59%
19706,3081,05119.99%
19605,257-1-0.02%
19505,258-205-3.75%
19405,463-5-0.09%
19305,4683396.61%
19205,1293276.81%
19104,802-347-6.74%
19005,1492,03265.19%
18903,11739414.47%
18802,7232178.66%
18702,506-333-11.73%
18602,83988445.22%
18501,9550.00%
2021 Growth Rate
3.78%
County Website
State
Founded
March 11, 1843
County Seat
2010 Population
30,825
Growth Since 2010
18.06%
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Wakulla County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,57982.23%
Black or African American4,87415.08%
Some Other Race3281.01%
Two or More Races3070.95%
Asian1670.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native660.20%
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Wakulla County, Florida Population by Race

Wakulla County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Wakulla County, Florida Median Age

40.6


Total

39.9


Male

41.4


Female

Wakulla County, Florida Adults

There are 25,459 adults, (4,715 of whom are seniors) in Wakulla County, Florida.

Wakulla County, Florida Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wakulla County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

14,780

45.73%

Male

17,541

54.27%

Wakulla County, Florida Population by Age

Wakulla County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wakulla County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All82%18%
Non Family75.8%24.2%
Female69.8%30.2%
Male65.7%34.3%

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wakulla County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,2002.5882
Married6,2023.1589.2
Non Family3,1371.2375.8
Female1,2023.1369.8
Male6592.6465.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Wakulla County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6472.77%
9th to 12th Grade2,2189.50%
High School Graduate8,45136.20%
Some College5,91825.35%
Associates Degree1,8317.84%
Bachelors Degree2,86212.26%
Graduate Degree1,4166.07%
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Wakulla County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wakulla County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,52616,6053,744
Black3,6692,984294
Hispanic873617176
Other Race310148
2+ Races1441441
Asian10110125
Native American665438

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 native american people with a rate of 57.58%.

Wakulla County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,201$42,041$34,761
Less Than 9th Grade$26,742$30,556$20,354
High School Graduate$31,621$35,372$27,263
Some College$38,915$42,869$38,254
Bachelors Degree$50,431$59,787$48,684
Graduate Degree$53,587$77,727$36,711

$38,201

Average Earnings

$42,041

Average Male

$34,761

Average Female

Wakulla County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wakulla County, Florida Language by Age

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Wakulla County, Florida Language

94.05% of Wakulla County, Florida residents speak only English, while 5.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

Wakulla County, Florida Language

Wakulla County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,3992,95312.10%
Black3,25847414.55%
Multiple3078928.99%
Hispanic710172.39%
Other10332.91%

12.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.11%

Male Poverty Rate

13.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wakulla County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wakulla County, Florida is Multiple, with 28.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wakulla County, Florida is Hispanic, with 2.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.36%.

Wakulla County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.44%
High School14.29%
Some College9.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Wakulla County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.68%
Male Unemployed31.86%
Female Employed6.06%
Male Employed5.50%

Wakulla County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wakulla County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,410$73,794
Families$70,917$84,673
Married Families$79,705-
Non Families$35,792$41,880
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Income by Household Type

Wakulla County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wakulla County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Wakulla 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.

Wakulla County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Wakulla County, Florida Marital Status

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2,812

Number of Veterans

2,525

Male Veterans

287

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam973
First Gulf War572
Second Gulf War546
Korea132
World War II25

Wakulla County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54884
55 to 64677
65 to 74599
75+446
18 to 34206

Wakulla County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,35211.31%
Black3588.84%
Hispanic818.75%
Other Race5818.71%
2+ Races2819.44%
Native American1624.24%

Wakulla County, Florida Veterans by Race

Wakulla County, Florida Veterans by Education

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2.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wakulla County, Florida Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wakulla County, Florida Employment by Age

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Wakulla County, Florida Employment by Race

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Wakulla 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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61.23%

Born in Wakulla County, Florida

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Wakulla County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 61.23% having been born in Florida. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wakulla 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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