FL

National Population : 333,590,059
Florida State Population : 22,541,935

About Okeechobee, FL

Okeechobee, FL is located in Okeechobee County in the state of Florida.

The total City Population for Okeechobee is about 26,256 with about 553 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 43,841.

The Average Home Value is $89,000.00, which is roughly 57% lower than the Average Home Value of $207,987.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 53% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $39,551.50, which is roughly 29% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,343.00 for the state of Florida, and roughly 31% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Okeechobee is about 3.9%.

Florida is ranked #32 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 36.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Okeechobee County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 61.72% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 71.89%
Democratic: 27.52%
Libertarian: 0.41%
Other: 0.13%
Green: 0.04%


Nearby Locations

Okeechobee, FL (7.15 mi.)
Lorida, FL (24.20 mi.)
Fort Pierce, FL (25.44 mi.)
St Lucie West, FL (28.92 mi.)
Indiantown, FL (30.96 mi.)
Citrus Ridge, FL (31.48 mi.)
Lake Placid, FL (31.95 mi.)
Port St Lucie, FL (33.96 mi.)
Fellsmere, FL (34.24 mi.)
Vero Beach, FL (34.74 mi.)
Bryant, FL (34.75 mi.)
Canal Point, FL (34.75 mi.)
Hutchinson Is, FL (35.08 mi.)
Palm City, FL (35.91 mi.)
Sebring, FL (36.51 mi.)
Pahokee, FL (36.78 mi.)
Venus, FL (37.23 mi.)
Indn Riv Shrs, FL (37.32 mi.)
Orchid, FL (37.32 mi.)
Moore Haven, FL (37.35 mi.)
Kenansville, FL (37.62 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 34972, 34974
Latitude : 27.427780
Longitude : -80.896975
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 55 ft.
Area Code(s) : 863

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.72
Male Population Estimate : 53.41%
Female Population Estimate : 46.59%
Median Age : 39.7
Male Median Age : 39.3
Female Median Age : 40.3

White Population Estimate : 79.50%
Black Population Estimate : 7.97%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 22.31%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.04%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.69%
Other Population Estimate : 10.63%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Okeechobee specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Okeechobee County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Okeechobee County: About 390 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Okeechobee County is about 20% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 26% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.