Statewide Claims to Fame

Okeechobee is 3rd in Florida out of 453 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Okeechobee Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 5,585 207th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.1 326th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,381.4 325th 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Okeechobee Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 117th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.0% 136th 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.7% 202nd 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Okeechobee Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 75.5% 391st 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 12.3% 384th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Okeechobee Rank Florida US
Race - White 75.5% 277th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 9.1% 221st 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.5% 3rd 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 368th 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 223rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 244th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 25.2% 128th 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 62.7% 254th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Okeechobee Rank Florida US
Female residents 50.1% 385th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 8.0% 331st 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Okeechobee Rank Florida US
Housing units 2,251 433rd 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 14.0% 310th 29.9% 25.9%
Households 1,907 433rd 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.0% 302nd 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $135,600 351st $188,600 $186,200
People per household 2.7 189th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Okeechobee Rank Florida US
Income per capita $23,347 258th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $43,670 269th $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.7% 73rd 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Okeechobee Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,093 267th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $226,863 181st $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $38,846 22nd $14,353 $12,990

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