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Pahokee, Florida - Basic Facts

Pahokee is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Pahokee.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Palm Beach County at latitude 26.8201 and longitude -80.6653. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Pahokee (see map) encompass a land area of 5.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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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, 2014 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 # 436 53rd
Population Density1 # 586 36th
Diversity Index2 # 62 93rd
Median Household Income # 891 3rd
Per Capita Income # 873 5th

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

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Pahokee, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,456
Population in Households 5,262
Population in Familes 4,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 194
Population Density1 984
Diversity Index2 77
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,620
Average Household Size 3.25
Family Households 1,158
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 759 (37.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 861 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 382 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $88,079
Average Home Value $107,917
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,838
Average Household Income $40,361
Per Capita Income $12,848
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.81% 0.02%
Households -0.91% -0.04%
Families -1.56% -0.14%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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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