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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Gadsden County is 46,865, which is 3.94% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.14% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Gadsden County population density is 88.67 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 294.44 people per square mile and is about the same as the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Gadsden County is black, which represent 55.17% of the total population. The average Gadsden County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 46,865. #43

Population Growth Since 2000, #61

Gadsden County

Population Density, #39

Gadsden County
88.67 per square mile
294.44 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:18,531 (39.54%, #67)
Black:25,854 (55.17%, #1)
Hispanic:4,752 (10.14%, #28)
Asian:255 (0.54%, #52)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):71 (0.15%, #65)
One Race, Other:1,564 (3.34%, see rank)
Two or More Races:590 (1.26%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:3,121 (65.68%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:288 (6.06%, see rank)
Cuban:241 (5.07%, see rank)
Central American:849 (17.87%, see rank)
South American:21 (0.44%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

39,450 (84.18%) out of the total population of 46,865 reported first ancestry.

 Gadsden County% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Arab1810.39%, see rank0.57%0.56%
Czech230.05%, see rank0.29%0.47%
Danish70.01%, see rank0.22%0.42%
Dutch2030.43%, see rank1.01%1.40%
English1,5883.39%, see rank7.46%8.02%
French6771.44%, see rank2.93%3.34%
German1,7583.75%, see rank10.48%15.03%
Greek300.06%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian550.12%, see rank0.53%0.46%
Irish1,9794.22%, see rank9.35%10.80%
Italian7041.50%, see rank6.10%5.52%
Norwegian830.18%, see rank0.60%1.42%
Polish1710.36%, see rank2.49%3.01%
Portuguese360.08%, see rank0.36%0.44%
Russian960.20%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2520.54%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish5051.08%, see rank1.56%1.72%
Subsaharan African3690.79%, see rank0.68%0.95%
Swedish2130.45%, see rank0.77%1.27%
Swiss90.02%, see rank0.18%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.24%0.31%
American2,7465.86%, see rank8.87%7.12%
Welsh1670.36%, see rank0.47%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 23,449 (50.04%, see rank)
Females: 23,416 (49.96%, see rank)

Gadsden County
Male: 50.04%
Female: 49.96%
Male: 48.88%
Female: 51.12%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Gadsden County
40.20 years old
41.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Gadsden County
38.80 years old
39.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Gadsden County
41.10 years old
42.70 years old
38.80 years old

 Gadsden County% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Under 5 years3,0396.48%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,9566.31%, see rank5.69%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,0616.53%, see rank5.86%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,5235.38%, see rank6.16%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,0756.56%, see rank6.69%7.13%
25 to 34 years5,87012.53%, see rank12.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years5,98112.76%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years6,90714.74%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years6,72814.36%, see rank12.75%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,9728.48%, see rank9.80%7.64%
75 to 84 2,0814.44%, see rank5.88%4.25%
85 years and over6721.43%, see rank2.49%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Gadsden CountyFloridaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population32,211, 100%13,561,596209,056,129
Less Than High School7,419, 23.03%, see rank13.55%13.67%
High School Graduate11,139, 34.58%, see rank29.67%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree8,406, 26.10%, see rank30.02%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,189, 9.90%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,058, 6.39%, see rank9.62%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.44, see rank13.4213.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Gadsden County FloridaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,85385.21%14.79%67.86%32.14%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,77487.35%, see rank12.65%, see rank88.59%11.41%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,38391.36%, see rank8.64%, see rank89.75%10.25%90.60%9.40%
College1,79076.09%, see rank23.91%, see rank78.64%21.36%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School41259.71%, see rank40.29%, see rank57.31%42.69%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Gadsden CountyFloridaU.S.
Total Households16,986, 100%7,217,508116,211,092
Average Household Size2.56, see rank2.622.63
1 Person Households5,054, 29.75%, see rank28.99%27.57%
2 or More Person Households11,932, 70.25%, see rank71.01%72.43%
Family Households (Families)11,318, 66.63%, see rank64.43%66.22%
Average Family Size3.27, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family6,987, 41.13%, see rank46.61%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,668, 33.37%, see rank35.57%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Gadsden County%FloridaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total37,809see rank16,048,765252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over18,911100%, see rank7,772,434123,281,364
Never Married7,24438.31%, see rank34.62%35.77%
Married8,83646.72%, see rank50.83%52.04%
Widowed4942.61%, see rank3.18%2.57%
Divorced2,33712.36%, see rank11.37%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over18,898100%, see rank8,276,331129,692,771
Never Married6,55934.71%, see rank27.39%29.48%
Married7,65840.52%, see rank47.36%49.19%
Widowed2,03810.78%, see rank10.81%9.16%
Divorced2,64313.99%, see rank14.45%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Gadsden County%FloridaU.S.
Native44,05093.99%, see rank80.43%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence32,95570.32%, see rank35.70%58.73%
Born in Different State10,56822.55%, see rank41.43%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5271.12%, see rank3.30%1.42%
Foreign Born2,8156.01%, see rank19.57%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,0452.23%, see rank10.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,7703.78%, see rank9.45%7.09%
Born In Europe1510.32%, see rank1.97%1.53%
Born In Asia2870.61%, see rank2.02%3.82%
Born In Africa1100.23%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,2644.83%, see rank14.66%6.83%
Born In Northern America30.01%, see rank0.56%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Gadsden County%FloridaU.S.
English15,35390.39%, see rank72.73%79.39%
Spanish1,2767.51%, see rank19.13%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1620.95%, see rank5.84%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1550.91%, see rank1.65%3.36%
Other400.24%, see rank0.65%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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