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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Welaka is 723. Welaka, Florida is the 11,669th largest city in the US.
The current population of Welaka (723) is it's peak population.
Welaka has grown 7.4% since the 2000. Welaka, Florida is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 86% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|11668||St. Edward, Nebraska||723||-8.5%|
|11672||Empire City, Oklahoma||722||-2.0%|
|11674||Clay Center, Nebraska||721||-15.9%|
The total voting age population of Welaka, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 531. The voting age population is 45.0% male and 55.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.7% of the residents of Welaka are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Welaka are 56.6% White, 42.7% Black and 0.7% Two or more races. Additionally, 4.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Welaka, 26.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 56.6%. On a per-household basis, 16.6% of families are below the poverty line in Welaka.
Among those aged 16 and older, 44.7% of Welaka residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.0% of Welaka residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.9% have a bachelor's degree and 2.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Welaka residents aged 5 and older, 5.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Welaka is 2.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Welaka, 19.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Welaka is $44,167.
In Welaka, 73.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.1% of housing units in Welaka.
Of all the housing units in Welaka, 2.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Welaka, 20.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 130 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Welaka is $707.
In Welaka, 72.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.