Palatka demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,08129491
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%
Palatka, FL has a population of 10,407 and is the 3,836th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,081 per sq mi which is 268% higher than the Florida average and 1093% higher than the national average. The median age in Palatka is 35 which is approximately 16% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Palatka, 40% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 73% of Palatka residents were born in Florida, 23% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Palatka is 268% 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 or African American.
  • In Palatka 0.17% of the population is Asian.

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Palatka population breakdown by race

Black or African American47.59%16.14%12.63%
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.

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