Okeechobee County FL Information

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Okeechobee County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 39,923
Population in Households 37,276
Population in Familes 29,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,647
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 65
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,832
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 9,440
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 18,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,480 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,352 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,746 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $117,008
Average Home Value $151,682
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,075
Average Household Income $49,617
Per Capita Income $18,229
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.14%
Households -0.21% -0.22%
Families -0.32% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

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Okeechobee County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okeechobee 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 # 46 33rd
Population Density1 # 49 28th
Diversity Index2 # 11 85th
Median Household Income # 63 7th
Per Capita Income # 53 22nd

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