StatisticOkeechobeeFloridaNational
Population5,58221,477,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,37341091
Median age35.041.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%38%43%
Speak English73%72%79%
Speak Spanish26%21%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Okeechobee is 235% higher than Florida
  • The median age in Okeechobee is 16% lower than Florida
  • In Okeechobee 85.88% of the population is White
  • In Okeechobee 9.62% of the population is Black
  • In Okeechobee 2.26% of the population is Asian

Compare Okeechobee, FL Demographics

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      Okeechobee population breakdown by race

      RaceOkeechobeeFloridaNational
      White85.88%75.90%73.35%
      Black9.62%16.14%12.63%
      Asian2.26%2.61%5.22%
      American Indian0.68%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race0.91%2.48%3.06%
      Other race0.64%2.54%4.75%
      In Okeechobee, 31.2% 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

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      Okeechobee age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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