Okeechobee County FL Information


Okeechobee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 39,837
Daytime Population: Workers 12,650
Daytime Population: Residents 25,380
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,030
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 37,209
Population in Familes 29,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,628
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $35,819
Average Household Income $52,450
Per Capita Income $19,214


Total Housing Units 18,634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,476 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,333 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,825 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $113,207
Average Home Value $154,583


Total Households 13,809
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 9,430
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.05% -0.03%
Households -0.2% -0.1%
Families -0.29% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   2.9%


Okeechobee County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okeechobee 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 # 46 33rd
Population Density # 49 28th
Diversity Index # 11 87th
Median Household Income # 60 12th
Per Capita Income # 53 22nd

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