|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Key West is 26,527. Key West, Florida is the 1,469th largest city in the US.
Key West is located entirely in Monroe County.
The peak population of Key West was in 2020, when its population was 26,890. In 2020, Key West was the 1,446th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,469th largest city in the US. Key West is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Key West has grown 4.3% since the 2000. Key West, Florida's growth is below average. 73% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Key West has a population density of 4,411.8 people per square mile.
|1463||Mint Hill, North Carolina||26,633||54.1%|
|1464||Bridgeton, New Jersey||26,610||17.0%|
|1466||Wheeling, West Virginia||26,568||-15.1%|
|1469||Key West, Florida||26,527||4.3%|
|1475||Paramus, New Jersey||26,416||2.5%|
The total voting age population of Key West, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 18,621. The voting age population is 54.9% male and 45.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.0% of the residents of Key West are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Key West are 79.7% White, 14.0% Black, 2.7% Other, 2.0% Asian, 1.3% Two or more races, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 23.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Key West, 11.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.3%. On a per-household basis, 6.4% of families are below the poverty line in Key West.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.7% of Key West residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.7% of Key West residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 35.6% have a bachelor's degree and 14.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Key West residents aged 5 and older, 23.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 15.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Key West is 2.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Key West, 16.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Key West is $69,630.
In Key West, 40.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 59.3% of housing units in Key West.
Of all the housing units in Key West, 23.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Key West, 8.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Key West is $1,816.
In Key West, 81.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.