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Okeechobee, Florida
Okeechobee - Local
Acceptable alternate names for zip code 34972:
Basinger, Yeehaw, Yeehaw Junction
County: Okeechobee County
Local Area Code: 863  Time Zone: Eastern  DST: Y
Location: (by ZIP) 27.325224 N, 80.849484 W
Population: (2000 census) = 5,376 (city)   

Okeechobee is located 299 miles ( 481 km )
--- heading 135o (southeast) from Tallahassee


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Population Data


Subject

Number

Percent

 

 

 

Total population

5,376

100.0

 

 

 

GENDER AND AGE

 

 

Male

2,689

50.0

Female

2,687

50.0

 

 

 

Under 5 years

370

6.9

5 to 9 years

374

7.0

10 to 14 years

368

6.8

15 to 19 years

414

7.7

20 to 24 years

379

7.0

25 to 34 years

679

12.6

35 to 44 years

667

12.4

45 to 54 years

660

12.3

55 to 59 years

254

4.7

60 to 64 years

236

4.4

65 to 74 years

458

8.5

75 to 84 years

359

6.7

85 years and over

158

2.9

 

 

 

Median age (years)

36.7

-

 

 

 

18 years and over

4,041

75.2

Male

2,019

37.6

Female

2,022

37.6

21 years and over

3,768

70.1

62 years and over

1,104

20.5

65 years and over

975

18.1

Male

396

7.4

Female

579

10.8

 

 

 

RACE

 

 

One race

5,259

97.8

White

4,247

79.0

Black or African American

581

10.8

American Indian and Alaska Native

27

0.5

Asian

53

1.0

Asian Indian

25

0.5

Chinese

4

0.1

Filipino

5

0.1

Japanese

0

0.0

Korean

2

0.0

Vietnamese

6

0.1

Other Asian 1

11

0.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

6

0.1

Native Hawaiian

3

0.1

Guamanian or Chamorro

1

0.0

Samoan

0

0.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

2

0.0

Some other race

345

6.4

Two or more races

117

2.2

 

 

 

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

 

 

White

4,356

81.0

Black or African American

616

11.5

American Indian and Alaska Native

44

0.8

Asian

63

1.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

8

0.1

Some other race

406

7.6

 

 

 

HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE

 

 

Total population

5,376

100.0

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

842

15.7

Mexican

689

12.8

Puerto Rican

43

0.8

Cuban

34

0.6

Other Hispanic or Latino

76

1.4

Not Hispanic or Latino

4,534

84.3

White alone

3,834

71.3

 

 

 

RELATIONSHIP

 

 

Total population

5,376

100.0

In households

4,965

92.4

Householder

1,837

34.2

Spouse

920

17.1

Child

1,451

27.0

Own child under 18 years

1,119

20.8

Other relatives

380

7.1

Under 18 years

170

3.2

Nonrelatives

377

7.0

Unmarried partner

135

2.5

In group quarters

411

7.6

Institutionalized population

388

7.2

Noninstitutionalized population

23

0.4

 

 

 

HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

 

 

Total households

1,837

100.0

Family households (families)

1,288

70.1

With own children under 18 years

591

32.2

Married-couple family

920

50.1

With own children under 18 years

385

21.0

Female householder, no husband present

266

14.5

With own children under 18 years

152

8.3

Nonfamily households

549

29.9

Householder living alone

416

22.6

Householder 65 years and over

215

11.7

 

 

 

Households with individuals under 18 years

673

36.6

Households with individuals 65 years and over

589

32.1

 

 

 

Average household size

2.7

-

Average family size

3.14

-

 

 

 

HOUSING OCCUPANCY

 

 

Total housing units

2,102

100.0

Occupied housing units

1,837

87.4

Vacant housing units

265

12.6

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

106

5.0

 

 

 

Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)

2.6

-

Rental vacancy rate (percent)

10.5

-

 

 

 

HOUSING TENURE

 

 

Occupied housing units

1,837

100.0

Owner-occupied housing units

1,301

70.8

Renter-occupied housing units

536

29.2

 

 

 

Average household size of owner-occupied unit

2.63

-

Average household size of renter-occupied unit

2.88

-

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census Data

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