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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Okeechobee is 5,347. Okeechobee, Florida is the 4,617th largest city in the US.
Okeechobee is located entirely in Okeechobee County.
The peak population of Okeechobee was in 2010, when its population was 5,621. In 2010, Okeechobee was the 4,325th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,617th largest city in the US. Okeechobee is currently 4.9% smaller than it was in 2010.
Okeechobee has shrunk 0.4% since the year 2000. Okeechobee, Florida's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Okeechobee has a population density of 1,381.4 people per square mile.
|4436||Bay Harbor Islands||5,761||12.1%|
|4484||Fort Myers Beach||5,636||-14.0%|
|4681||Daytona Beach Shores||5,223||19.0%|
|4614||Deer Park, Ohio||5,354||-10.6%|
|4619||Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey||5,342||0.0%|
|4621||St. Robert, Missouri||5,341||84.3%|
The total voting age population of Okeechobee, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,019. The voting age population is 55.2% male and 44.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.1% of the residents of Okeechobee are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Okeechobee are 81.3% White, 10.6% Black, 4.7% Two or more races, 2.3% Asian, 0.6% American Indian and 0.5% Other. Additionally, 22.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Okeechobee, 18.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.5%. On a per-household basis, 14.1% of families are below the poverty line in Okeechobee.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.8% of Okeechobee residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.0% of Okeechobee residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.3% have a bachelor's degree and 2.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Okeechobee residents aged 5 and older, 19.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 17.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Okeechobee is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Okeechobee, 11.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Okeechobee is $41,570.
In Okeechobee, 59.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.5% of housing units in Okeechobee.
Of all the housing units in Okeechobee, 1.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Okeechobee, 9.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 230 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Okeechobee is $775.
In Okeechobee, 65.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.