Pahokee, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pahokee, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Pahokee had a population of 5,429 as of July 1, 2015. Pahokee ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pahokee is located at latitude 26.8205 and longitude -80.6613 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pahokee (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Pahokee has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pahokee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Pahokee, FL Boundary Map

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Pahokee, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,429
Population in Households 5,234
Population in Familes 4,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density1 979
Diversity Index2 77
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,612
Average Household Size 3.25
Family Households 1,152
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 750 (37.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 863 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 390 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $88,325
Average Home Value $108,422
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,186
Average Household Income $36,635
Per Capita Income $11,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.75% -0.18%
Households -0.83% -0.17%
Families -1.36% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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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Pahokee, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pahokee to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 438 53rd
Population Density1 # 586 36th
Diversity Index2 # 64 93rd
Median Household Income # 902 2nd
Per Capita Income # 888 4th

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