Hardee County FL Information


Hardee County Subdivisions

Hardee County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 29,055
Population in Households 27,124
Population in Familes 22,705
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,931
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 74


Median Household Income $37,928
Average Household Income $50,735
Per Capita Income $15,993


Total Housing Units 10,250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,336 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,227 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,687 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $96,882
Average Home Value $140,316


Total Households 8,563
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 6,372
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.57% 0.45%
Households 0.46% 0.38%
Families 0.39% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


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, 2018 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 # 51 25th
Population Density # 52 24th
Diversity Index # 6 93rd
Median Household Income # 53 22nd
Per Capita Income # 66 3rd

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