Okeechobee ( Florida )

Please find listed in what follows eighty-one statistical data about the County of Okeechobee compared with those of the Florida state and those of the whole USA. Values are grouped by categories:

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Population data

Resident total population estimate (July 1) 2006 = 40,406

Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count) = 35,910

Resident total population estimate, net change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 4,496 abitanti

Resident total population estimate, percent change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 12.5%

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Geography data

Land area, 2000 (square miles) = 773.94

Persons per square mile, 2000 = 46.40

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Population data by age

Resident population under 5 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 2,989

Resident population under 5 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 7.4%

Florida 6.2%

USA 6.8%

Resident population under 18 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 9,879

Resident population under 18 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 24.4%

Florida 22.2%

USA 24.6%

Resident Population 65 years and over (July 1) 2006 = 6,455

Resident population 65 years and over, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 16.0%

Florida 16.8%

USA 12.4%

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Population data by sex

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006 = 46.2%

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 46.2%

Florida 50.9%

USA 50.7%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006 = 53.8%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 53.8%

Florida 49.1%

USA 49.3%

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Miscellanea

Civilian noninstitutionalized population, 5 years and over, with a disability 2000 (sample) = 8,639

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 = 27 minutes.

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Population data by races

Resident population White alone (July 1) 2006 = 35,891

Resident population White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 88.8%

Florida 80.2%

USA 80.1%

Resident population Black alone (July 1) 2006 = 3,226

Resident population Black alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 8.0%

Florida 15.8%

USA 12.8%

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone (July 1) 2006 = 397

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 1.0%

Florida 0.4%

USA 1.0%

Resident population Asian alone (July 1) 2006 = 458

Resident population Asian alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 1.1%

Florida 2.2%

USA 4.4%

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (July 1) 2006 = 22

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 0.1%

Florida 0.1%

USA 0.2%

Resident population Two or more races (July 1) 2006 = 412

Resident population Two or more races, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 1.0%

Florida 1.3%

USA 1.6%

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin (July 1) 2006 = 8,918

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 22.1%

Florida 20.2%

USA 14.8%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone (July 1) 2006 = 27,366

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006 = 67.7%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Okeechobee 67.7%

Florida 61.3%

USA 66.4%

County of Okeechobee (Florida) More population data

Births 2004 = 592

Deaths 2004 = 425

Infant deaths under one year 2004 = 2

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample) = 51.5%

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample)

Okeechobee 51.5%

Florida 48.9%

USA 54.1%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample) = 11.5%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample)

Okeechobee 11.5%

Florida 16.7%

USA 11.1%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample) = 19.2%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample)

Okeechobee 19.2%

Florida 23.1%

USA 17.9%

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Incomes data (NAICS - North American Industry Classification System)

Personal Income (NAICS) 2005 = Mil.$ 833

Per capita personal income (NAICS) 2005 = $ 20,980

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Housing data

Housing unit estimates as of July 1, 2006 = 16,385

Housing unit estimates - net change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 881

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 5.7%

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006

Okeechobee 5.7%

Florida 16.8%

USA 9.0%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count) = 74.8%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count)

Okeechobee 74.8%

Florida 70.1%

USA 66.2%

Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units 2000 (sample) = $ 77,600

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample) = 5%

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample)

Okeechobee 5%

Florida 30%

USA 26%

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Households data

Households 2000 (complete count) = 12,593

Persons per household 2000 (complete count) = 2.69

Per capita income in 1999 = $ 14,553

Median household income 2004 = $ 31,332

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004 = 13.7%

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004

Okeechobee 13.7%

Florida 11.9%

USA 12.7%

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Educational attainment

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000 = 65.1%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000

Okeechobee 65.1%

Florida 79.9%

USA 80.4%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000 = 8.9%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000

Okeechobee 8.9%

Florida 22.3%

USA 24.4%

County of Okeechobee (Florida) Labor and Employment

Civilian labor force 2006 = 17,497

Civilian labor force unemployment 2006 = 711

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006 = 4.1%

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006

Okeechobee 4.1%

Florida 3.3%

USA 4.6%

Employment in all industries (NAICS) 2005 = 13,638

Employment in all industries (NAICS), net change 2000(SIC)- 2005 = 583

Employment in government and government enterprises (NAICS) 2005 = 2,039

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code) 2005 (thousands dollars) = $ 453,623

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code), average earnings per job 2005 (in thousands dollars) = $ 33,262

Private nonfarm establishments 2005 = 787

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005 = 7,524

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005 = 13.3%

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005

Okeechobee 13.3%

Florida 14.3%

USA 2.0%

Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) establishments, 2005 = 2,187

Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 34,759

Total number of firms 2002 = 2,387

Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 21.3%

Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 0

Wholesale trade: total (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 111,989

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 335,976

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita 2002 = $ 9,081

New private housing units authorized by building permits - total 2006 (20,000-place universe) = 202

Valuation of new private housing units authorized by building permits 2006 (20,000-place universe) (thousands dollars) = $ 20,473

Land in farms (NAICS) 2002(acres)(not adjusted) = 392,495

Federal Government expenditure - total FY 2004 (thousands dollars) = $ 228,026

Federal Government expenditure per capita FY 2004 = $ 5,849

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