Tallahassee demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,87529491
Median age26.541.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%38%43%
Speak English88%72%79%
Speak Spanish5%21%13%
Tallahassee, FL has a population of 188,466 and is the 130th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,875 per sq mi which is 539% higher than the Florida average and 1970% higher than the national average. The median age in Tallahassee is 27 which is approximately 36% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Tallahassee, 34% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 54% of Tallahassee residents were born in Florida, 36% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Tallahassee is 539% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Tallahassee is 36% lower than Florida.
  • In Tallahassee 57.03% of the population is White.
  • In Tallahassee 35.32% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Tallahassee 4.10% of the population is Asian.

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Tallahassee population breakdown by race

Black or African American35.32%16.14%12.63%
American Indian0.16%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race2.39%2.48%3.06%
Other race0.96%2.54%4.75%
In Tallahassee, 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 Tallahassee, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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