|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wauchula is 4,978. Wauchula, Florida is the 4,823rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wauchula was in 2010, when its population was 5,001. In 2010, Wauchula was the 4,638th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,823rd largest city in the US. Wauchula is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2010.
Wauchula has grown 10.8% since the 2000. Wauchula, Florida is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|4681||Daytona Beach Shores||5,223||19.0%|
|4820||Brielle, New Jersey||4,982||1.4%|
|4824||Rio Communities, New Mexico||4,977|
|4828||Mendham, New Jersey||4,973||-2.5%|
The total voting age population of Wauchula, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,651. The voting age population is 55.5% male and 44.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.6% of the residents of Wauchula are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wauchula are 75.5% White, 11.9% Other, 9.9% Black, 1.3% Asian, 0.8% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 0.3% American Indian and 0.3% Two or more races. Additionally, 38.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wauchula, 20.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.9%. On a per-household basis, 12.3% of families are below the poverty line in Wauchula.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.2% of Wauchula residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.8% of Wauchula residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.7% have a bachelor's degree and 2.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wauchula residents aged 5 and older, 35.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 33.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wauchula is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wauchula, 22.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wauchula is $35,402.
In Wauchula, 41.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 58.2% of housing units in Wauchula.
Of all the housing units in Wauchula, 10.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Wauchula, 15.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wauchula is $683.
In Wauchula, 54.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.