Glades County FL Information


Glades County Subdivisions

Glades County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,377
Population in Households 11,894
Population in Familes 9,323
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,483
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 4,705
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,130
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,326 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,465 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,240 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,621 (35.8%)
Median Home Value $98,156
Average Home Value $160,736


Median Household Income $37,577
Average Household Income $50,074
Per Capita Income $18,212
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 1.08%
Households 0.6% 1.15%
Families 0.47% 1.08%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Glades County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glades County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 64 6th
Population Density1 # 66 4th
Diversity Index2 # 8 90th
Median Household Income # 49 28th
Per Capita Income # 54 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.