StatisticKey WestFloridaNational
Population26,03921,477,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,65041091
Median age40.641.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%38%43%
Speak English76%72%79%
Speak Spanish16%21%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Key West is 1034% higher than Florida
  • The median age in Key West is 2% lower than Florida
  • In Key West 84.38% of the population is White
  • In Key West 11.59% of the population is Black
  • In Key West 1.30% of the population is Asian

Compare Key West, FL Demographics

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      Key West population breakdown by race

      RaceKey WestFloridaNational
      White84.38%75.90%73.35%
      Black11.59%16.14%12.63%
      Asian1.30%2.61%5.22%
      American Indian0.40%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race1.53%2.48%3.06%
      Other race0.80%2.54%4.75%
      In Key West, 21.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Key West age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Key West, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).