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Wauchula Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Wauchula Area is 27,549. The Wauchula Area population density is 43.16 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 294.44 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Wauchula Area is white, which represent 83.43% of the total population. The average Wauchula Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 27,549. #791

Population Density, #656

Wauchula Area
43.16 per square mile
294.44 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:22,983 (83.43%, #519)
Black:2,019 (7.33%, #297)
Hispanic:11,835 (42.96%, #53)
Asian:274 (0.99%, #434)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):101 (0.37%, #473)
One Race, Other:1,742 (6.32%, see rank)
Two or More Races:430 (1.56%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:10,864 (91.80%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:376 (3.18%, see rank)
Cuban:415 (3.51%, see rank)
Central American:70 (0.59%, see rank)
South American:13 (0.11%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

23,539 (85.44%) out of the total population of 27,549 reported first ancestry.

 Wauchula Area% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Arab290.11%, see rank0.57%0.56%
Czech970.35%, see rank0.29%0.47%
Danish180.07%, see rank0.22%0.42%
Dutch1420.52%, see rank1.01%1.40%
English1,5425.60%, see rank7.46%8.02%
French4511.64%, see rank2.93%3.34%
German1,5445.60%, see rank10.48%15.03%
Greek850.31%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian30.01%, see rank0.53%0.46%
Irish1,7496.35%, see rank9.35%10.80%
Italian2831.03%, see rank6.10%5.52%
Norwegian900.33%, see rank0.60%1.42%
Polish1460.53%, see rank2.49%3.01%
Portuguese360.13%, see rank0.36%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1810.66%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish2450.89%, see rank1.56%1.72%
Subsaharan African250.09%, see rank0.68%0.95%
Swedish490.18%, see rank0.77%1.27%
Swiss40.01%, see rank0.18%0.30%
Ukrainian110.04%, see rank0.24%0.31%
American3,62913.17%, see rank8.87%7.12%
Welsh1320.48%, see rank0.47%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 15,103 (54.82%, see rank)
Females: 12,446 (45.18%, see rank)

Wauchula Area
Male: 54.82%
Female: 45.18%
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)
Wauchula Area
33.40 years old
41.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Wauchula Area
32.80 years old
39.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Wauchula Area
34.00 years old
42.70 years old
38.80 years old

 Wauchula Area% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Under 5 years2,1137.67%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,2928.32%, see rank5.69%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,9627.12%, see rank5.86%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,0297.37%, see rank6.16%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,9096.93%, see rank6.69%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,92614.25%, see rank12.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,45612.54%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,37612.25%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,6089.47%, see rank12.75%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,0777.54%, see rank9.80%7.64%
75 to 84 1,2274.45%, see rank5.88%4.25%
85 years and over5742.08%, see rank2.49%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Wauchula AreaFloridaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population17,244, 100%13,561,596209,056,129
Less Than High School5,977, 34.66%, see rank13.55%13.67%
High School Graduate6,421, 37.24%, see rank29.67%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,115, 18.06%, see rank30.02%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,257, 7.29%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree474, 2.75%, see rank9.62%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.46, 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

 Wauchula Area FloridaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten66491.87%8.13%67.86%32.14%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,44897.91%, see rank2.09%, see rank88.59%11.41%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,57497.01%, see rank2.99%, see rank89.75%10.25%90.60%9.40%
College65081.69%, see rank18.31%, see rank78.64%21.36%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School633.33%, see rank66.67%, see rank57.31%42.69%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Wauchula AreaFloridaU.S.
Total Households7,534, 100%7,217,508116,211,092
Average Household Size3.37, see rank2.622.63
1 Person Households1,455, 19.31%, see rank28.99%27.57%
2 or More Person Households6,079, 80.69%, see rank71.01%72.43%
Family Households (Families)5,775, 76.65%, see rank64.43%66.22%
Average Family Size3.95, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family3,997, 53.05%, see rank46.61%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,759, 23.35%, see rank35.57%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Wauchula Area%FloridaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total21,182see rank16,048,765252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over11,868100%, see rank7,772,434123,281,364
Never Married5,15043.39%, see rank34.62%35.77%
Married5,15443.43%, see rank50.83%52.04%
Widowed3743.15%, see rank3.18%2.57%
Divorced1,19010.03%, see rank11.37%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over9,314100%, see rank8,276,331129,692,771
Never Married2,55927.47%, see rank27.39%29.48%
Married4,81451.69%, see rank47.36%49.19%
Widowed1,06711.46%, see rank10.81%9.16%
Divorced8749.38%, see rank14.45%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Wauchula Area%FloridaU.S.
Native22,11580.28%, see rank80.43%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence15,04954.63%, see rank35.70%58.73%
Born in Different State6,82224.76%, see rank41.43%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2440.89%, see rank3.30%1.42%
Foreign Born5,43419.72%, see rank19.57%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,1064.01%, see rank10.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship4,32815.71%, see rank9.45%7.09%
Born In Europe780.28%, see rank1.97%1.53%
Born In Asia850.31%, see rank2.02%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America5,13318.63%, see rank14.66%6.83%
Born In Northern America1380.50%, see rank0.56%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Wauchula Area%FloridaU.S.
English4,90265.07%, see rank72.73%79.39%
Spanish2,45032.52%, see rank19.13%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1582.10%, see rank5.84%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages150.20%, see rank1.65%3.36%
Other90.12%, see rank0.65%0.99%

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

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