Okeechobee County FL Information


Okeechobee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 41,165
Population in Households 38,260
Population in Familes 30,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,905
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 65


Median Household Income $38,783
Average Household Income $55,802
Per Capita Income $20,526


Total Housing Units 18,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,536 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,791 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,588 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $118,085
Average Home Value $165,145


Total Households 14,327
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 9,773
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.35% 0.56%
Households 0.27% 0.61%
Families 0.18% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


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, 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 # 46 33rd
Population Density # 49 28th
Diversity Index # 11 85th
Median Household Income # 50 27th
Per Capita Income # 48 30th

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