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Suwannee County, FL


Designated Market Area: Tallahassee-Thomasville, FL-GA
USDA County Type (2015): Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Working Class Country

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2022 population: 45,411   ( 3,860 from 2010)
Land area: 688.6 square miles
Population density: 65.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:33,813 74.46% 4.7%
Black:5,28011.63% 12.4%
Indian:2040.45% 25.9%
Asian:3270.72% 39.7%
2+ races:7871.73% 49.6%
Hispanic:5,00011.01% 39.0%
Total non-White:11,59825.54% 25.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:971 11.2
Deaths:1,63118.8
Net Migration: 2,51929.0
Net Immigration: 90.1
Change in White population:1,513 3.6
Change in Non-White pop.:2,347 5.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
41,551
32,30077.74%
4,69611.30%
1620.39%
2340.56%
5261.27%
3,5968.65%
9,25122.26%

2000
34,844
28,26281.11%
4,17711.99%
1230.35%
1720.49%
3951.13%
1,7034.89%
6,58218.89%

1990
26,780
22,15082.71%
3,92314.65%
1270.47%
740.28%
n/a
5061.89%
4,63017.29%

1980
22,287
17,98580.70%
3,91417.56%
550.25%
810.36%
n/a
2521.13%
4,30219.30%

1970
15,559
11,82976.03%
3,64823.45%
130.08%
80.05%
n/a
620.40%
3,730 23.97%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
4,581 13.1
4,33712.4
4,16512.0
1,0973.1
4,038 11.6
2,669 7.7
1990's
NumberRate
3,854 14.4
3,87114.5
6,82025.5
1450.5
6,112 22.8
1,952 7.3
1980's
NumberRate
3,523 15.8
2,860 12.8
3,662 16.4
n/a
4,165 18.7
328 1.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
5,347 34.4
n/a
6,156 39.6
572 3.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Suwannee County, FL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
42.8
9,317 20.5%
36,094 79.5%
9,281 20.4%
15,453
2.73
10,856 70.3%
8,063 74.3%
781 7.2%
4,597 29.7%

2010
NumberPercent
42.2
9,449 22.7%
32,102 77.3%
7,850 18.9%
15,953
2.52
11,035 69.2%
8,030 72.8%
1,055 9.6%
4,918 30.8%

2000
NumberPercent
39.5
8,349 24.0%
26,495 76.0%
5,889 16.9%
13,490
2.53
9,785 72.5%
7,742 79.1%
886 9.1%
3,705 27.5%

1990
NumberPercent
36.5
7,096 26.5%
19,684 73.5%
4,524 16.9%
10,030
2.61
7,537 75.1%
6,038 80.1%
626 8.3%
2,493 24.9%

1980
NumberPercent
31.5
6,957 31.2%
15,330 68.8%
3,105 13.9%
7,839
2.80
6,222 79.4%
5,208 83.7%
488 7.8%
1,617 20.6%

2022 Housing Data for Suwannee County, FL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units18,948 
Median Value$136,500 
Occupied15,45381.6%
Vacant3,49518.4%
Owned11,62675.2%
Rented3,82724.8%
Median Rent$760 
Single-Family Units8,52545.0%
    Detached8,40244.3%
    Attached1230.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units5482.9%
Mobile Homes9,49150.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Suwannee County, FL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,1537.5%
$10,000 to $14,9997304.7%
$15,000 to $19,9996164.0%
$20,000 to $24,9991,0136.6%
$25,000 to $29,9991,1047.1%
$30,000 to $34,9998745.7%
$35,000 to $39,9997264.7%
$40,000 to $44,9999726.3%
$45,000 to $49,9995693.7%
$50,000 to $59,9991,2868.3%
$60,000 to $74,9991,54410.0%
$75,000 to $99,9992,03213.1%
$100,000 to $124,9991,1937.7%
$125,000 to $149,9997895.1%
$150,000 to $199,9993222.1%
$200,000 or more5303.4%
Median Household Income49,729 
Per Capita Income24,991 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state80 
Compared to U.S.78 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,3578.8%
Public Assistance8015.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,85018.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed14,59061.8%
Unemployed7163.0%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force15,30664.8%
Not in Labor Force8,31435.2%
Real Unemployment Rate 38.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector5,6695,12952.5%
Non-Profit60749854.9%
Self-Employed1,22889058.0%
Local Government5911,09535.1%
State Government59771845.4%
Federal Government4310229.7%
Total Private + Self6,8976,01953.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.1,8382,41343.2%
Total8,7358,43250.9%
Pct. Govt.18.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1,74110.1%
Sales and Office Occupations3,56420.7%
Professional, Technical3,18418.5%
Service Occupations3,67921.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1871.1%
All others5,03029.2%
White Collar 49.4%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade3,00317.5%
Health care and social assistance1,91011.1%
Educational services1,6499.6%
Construction1,5969.3%
Accommodation and food services1,5188.8%
Manufacturing1,4828.6%
Public administration1,3337.8%
Transportation and warehousing1,0125.9%
Other services7864.6%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.5333.1%
Finance and insurance4762.8%
Professional, scientific, technical4722.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4062.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing3512.0%
Wholesale trade2971.7%
Utilities1711.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1240.7%
Information580.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction210.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Suwannee County, FL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,4383.28%
Puerto Rican6111.39%
Cuban4451.01%
Dominican730.17%
Total Central American6671.52%
Costa Rican250.06%
Guatemalan2790.64%
Honduran3100.71%
Nicaraguan480.11%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran50.01%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American5871.34%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean10.00%
Colombian2940.67%
Ecuadorian630.14%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian380.09%
Uruguayan1690.39%
Venezuelan220.05%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic7261.65%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian1190.27%
Chinese960.22%
Filipino300.07%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English38,50292.5%
Spanish2,7686.6%
Other Indo-European1220.3%
Chinese790.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic720.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun410.1%
Tagalog230.1%
German, other Germanic100.0%
Other Asian70.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American4,60610.5%
English4,3509.9%
Irish3,2627.4%
German3,0697.0%
Italian1,8004.1%
European5691.3%
French5501.3%
Ukrainian5011.1%
Scottish4831.1%
Norwegian4030.9%
Hungarian3900.9%
Scotch-Irish3680.8%
Polish3310.8%
Welsh3250.7%
Portuguese2340.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen42,92397.8%
Not a citizen9582.2%
Native41,97995.7%
Foreign-born1,9024.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Suwannee County, FL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,038 6.5%2,845 9.1%12,600 40.5%8,697 27.9%2,831 9.1%2,111 6.8%
  Average years of education: 12.5
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,038 6.5%
9-12 Years 2,845 9.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 12,600 40.5%
Some College 8,697 27.9%
Bach. Degree 2,831 9.1%
Grad Degree 2,111 6.8%
Average years of education: 12.5

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Suwannee County, FL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 12,108 11,128 980 8.1% 6.2%
1991 12,059 10,914 1,145 9.5% 7.6%
1992 12,545 11,267 1,278 10.2% 8.4%
1993 12,689 11,467 1,222 9.6% 7.4%
1994 12,908 12,009 899 7.0% 6.5%
1995 13,285 12,597 688 5.2% 5.6%
1996 13,303 12,679 624 4.7% 5.3%
1997 13,360 12,748 612 4.6% 4.9%
1998 13,929 13,291 638 4.6% 4.4%
1999 13,875 13,299 576 4.2% 3.9%
2000 15,561 14,999 562 3.6% 3.8%
2001 15,649 14,877 772 4.9% 4.4%
2002 15,968 15,238 730 4.6% 4.9%
2003 15,941 15,298 643 4.0% 4.5%
2004 16,026 15,453 573 3.6% 3.8%
2005 16,513 16,046 467 2.8% 2.9%
2006 16,825 16,407 418 2.5% 2.5%
2007 17,268 16,746 522 3.0% 3.3%
2008 16,903 15,977 926 5.5% 5.7%
2009 17,265 15,720 1,545 8.9% 9.6%
2010 18,988 17,184 1,804 9.5% 10.8%
2011 18,751 17,028 1,723 9.2% 10.0%
2012 18,220 16,714 1,506 8.3% 8.6%
2013 18,028 16,726 1,302 7.2% 7.5%
2014 17,944 16,781 1,163 6.5% 6.4%
2015 18,005 17,014 991 5.5% 5.5%
2016 18,243 17,342 901 4.9% 4.9%
2017 18,326 17,535 791 4.3% 4.2%
2018 18,158 17,474 684 3.8% 3.6%
2019 18,288 17,639 649 3.5% 3.3%
2020 17,758 16,758 1,000 5.6% 7.7%
2021 17,342 16,546 796 4.6% 4.6%
2022 17,531 16,963 568 3.2% 2.9%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com