Okeechobee, FL has a population of 5,582 and is the 6,021st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,373 per sq mi which is 368% higher than the Florida average and 1416% higher than the national average. The median age in Okeechobee is 35 which is approximately 16% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Okeechobee, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 73% speak English and 26% speak Spanish. 59% of Okeechobee residents were born in Florida, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.