Serving DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee and Polk Counties

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    Population

    Population (2010 Census) 98,786
    Percent of persons under 18 years 18.1%
    Percent of persons over 65 years 32.5%
    Percent of population living in poverty 18.3%

    Education

    Adults 25+ High School Degree or higher 79.3%
    Adults 25+ Bachelor’s Degree or higher 14.5%

    Employment

    Unemployment rate (annual) 10.4%
    Size of labor force (annual) 43,193

    Income

    Median household income $34,913
    Per capita income $19,860

    Distribution of Race

    White 86.3%
    Black 10.0%
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6%
    Asian 1.6%
    Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 0.1%
    Persons reporting two or more races 1.5%
    Hispanic or Latino Origin 17.8%
    White not Hispanic 70.0%

    Statistics on this website are taken directly from the 2010 Census and 2011 Bureau of Labor Statistics websites.


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