Population density (sq mi)1,08141091
Median age35.041.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%38%43%
Speak English95%72%79%
Speak Spanish5%21%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Palatka is 164% higher than Florida
  • The median age in Palatka is 16% lower than Florida
  • In Palatka 50.77% of the population is White
  • In Palatka 47.59% of the population is Black
  • In Palatka 0.17% of the population is Asian

Compare Palatka, FL Demographics


      Palatka population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race0.82%2.48%3.06%
      Other race0.64%2.54%4.75%
      In Palatka, 6.9% 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

      Palatka age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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