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Okeechobee County Statistics

Facts

Land area768.9 square miles
Population Density52 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)39,330
Population change-1.7%
Under 5 years of age6.4%
Under 1823.1%
65 and over17.4%
Females46.2%
White87.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race24.7
Asian1%
Two or more races1.3%
Black or African American8.9%
Native American1.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school68%
Had a bachelor degree or higher10.2%
Veterans3,063

Households and Housing

Households12,999
Persons per household2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more88.7%
Median household income$34,570
The Per capita income$17,787
Live below the poverty line26.9%
Housing units18,094
Multi-unit structures5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$105,300
Residents owning their homes73.9%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,828
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0.9%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$430,587
Retail sales per capita$10,758
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$85,257
Source US Census Data