Hardee County FL Information


Hardee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,365
Population in Households 27,361
Population in Familes 23,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,004
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 8,675
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 6,457
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 10,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,593 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,082 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,686 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $91,128
Average Home Value $130,198


Median Household Income $35,458
Average Household Income $45,938
Per Capita Income $14,639
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.59%
Households 0.82% 0.53%
Families 0.72% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.


Hardee County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardee 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 # 50 27th
Population Density1 # 52 24th
Diversity Index2 # 6 94th
Median Household Income # 60 12th
Per Capita Income # 67 1st

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