|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jay is 545. Jay, Florida is the 12,817th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Jay was in 1990, when its population was 748. In 1990, Jay was the 11,147th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,817th largest city in the US. Jay is currently 27.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Jay has shrunk 7.6% since the year 2000. Jay, Florida's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12348||St. Lucie Village||612||0.4%|
|12894||Sea Ranch Lakes||536||-27.0%|
|13087||Ponce de Leon||512||8.0%|
|12822||West Baden Springs, Indiana||545||-11.8%|
|12823||Woodland, North Carolina||545||-35.5%|
The total voting age population of Jay, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 350. The voting age population is 49.4% male and 50.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 30.3% of the residents of Jay are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jay are 97.9% White, 1.7% Two or more races and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 0.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jay, 13.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.4%. On a per-household basis, 10.0% of families are below the poverty line in Jay.
Among those aged 16 and older, 43.8% of Jay residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.2% of Jay residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.7% have a bachelor's degree and 3.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jay residents aged 5 and older, 1.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jay is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jay, 9.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jay is $36,528.
In Jay, 57.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.8% of housing units in Jay.
Of all the housing units in Jay, 5.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Jay, 4.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jay is $926.
In Jay, 77.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.