Pahokee, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pahokee, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Pahokee had a population of 5,526 as of July 1, 2016. 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 (GNIS ID: 2404459) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Pahokee is located within Belle Glade-Pahokee CCD of Palm Beach County.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 5,526
Population in Households 5,332
Population in Familes 4,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 194
Population Density1 997
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 1,625
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 1,160
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 747 (37.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 878 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 378 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $105,357
Average Home Value $131,660


Median Household Income $26,711
Average Household Income $42,534
Per Capita Income $14,363
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% 0.13%
Households -0.57% 0.0%
Families -1.04% -0.07%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
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.

Pahokee, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pahokee to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 441 52nd
Population Density1 # 582 37th
Diversity Index2 # 70 92nd
Median Household Income # 896 3rd
Per Capita Income # 857 7th

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