Nationwide Claims to Fame

Sweetwater is 1st out of 6,406 other cities in Foreign born residents

Sweetwater is 27th out of 6,406 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Sweetwater is 34th out of 6,406 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Statewide Claims to Fame

Sweetwater is 1st in Florida out of 453 other cities in Foreign born residents

Sweetwater is 1st in Florida out of 453 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Sweetwater is 3rd in Florida out of 453 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Sweetwater Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 20,566 106th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 0.8 448th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 17,022.7 3rd 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Sweetwater Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 5.0% 299th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 18.5% 323rd 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.6% 203rd 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Sweetwater Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 65.5% 434th 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.8% 303rd 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Sweetwater Rank Florida US
Race - White 92.4% 86th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.8% 383rd 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 379th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 419th 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 420th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 299th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 95.5% 1st 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 3.5% 445th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Sweetwater Rank Florida US
Female residents 51.5% 257th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 73.9% 1st 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Sweetwater Rank Florida US
Housing units 4,195 338th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 37.1% 117th 29.9% 25.9%
Households 4,858 262nd 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 44.9% 432nd 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $144,200 330th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 3.3 32nd 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Sweetwater Rank Florida US
Income per capita $13,052 438th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $32,315 399th $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 24.9% 52nd 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Sweetwater Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,763 135th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $34,778 339th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $2,581 201st $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $12,183 255th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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