Hardee County FL Information


Hardee County Subdivisions

Hardee County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,518
Daytime Population: Workers 7,198
Daytime Population: Residents 20,378
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,576
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 26,553
Population in Familes 22,331
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,965
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $35,738
Average Household Income $48,861
Per Capita Income $15,497


Total Housing Units 10,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,431 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,984 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,666 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $90,100
Average Home Value $133,373


Total Households 8,415
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 6,269
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.39% 0.29%
Households 0.28% 0.22%
Families 0.22% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   2.39%


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, 2017 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 Density # 52 24th
Diversity Index # 6 94th
Median Household Income # 63 7th
Per Capita Income # 67 1st

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