Okeechobee County, Florida

Okeechobee County: County in Florida, United States

About

Okeechobee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,996 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 42,297 inhabitants. Its county seat is Okeechobee. The county was created 108 years ago in 1915.

Okeechobee County locator map
Location of Okeechobee County on Florida map.

Quick Facts about Okeechobee County

Population : 42,297 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
Area : 2309 km2
Water as percent of area : 13.8%
Land as percent of area : 86.2%
Named for : Lake Okeechobee
Altitude : 49 feet / 15 meters
Capital : Okeechobee
Establishment : May 05, 1915
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:22:19 (18th April 2024)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.44% (2010-2020)
Okeechobee County Judicial Center image
Okeechobee County Judicial Center
Okeechobee County Judicial Center image

Geography

Okeechobee County is located at 27°23'11"N 80°53'19"W (27.3862900, -80.8885800). It has 7 neighbors: Glades County, Hendry County, Highlands County, Indian River County, Osceola County, Palm Beach County and Saint Lucie County.

Okeechobee County map

The largest city of Okeechobee County is Okeechobee with a population of 5,662. . See all Okeechobee County cities & populated places.

Okeechobee County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Okeechobee County.

City Name Population Title
Okeechobee 5,662 City in Okeechobee County, Florida, United States
Taylor Creek 4,348 Census-designated place in Okeechobee County, Florida
Cypress Quarters 1,215 Census designated place

Okeechobee County has 7 neighbours.

  • Okeechobee

Demographics

The population of Okeechobee County increased by 5.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 39,996 - census
2011 39,869 -0.32% estimation process
2012 39,710 -0.4% estimation process
2013 39,482 -0.58% estimation process
2014 39,569 0.22% estimation process
2015 39,854 0.72% estimation process
2016 40,769 2.24% estimation process
2017 41,275 1.23% estimation process
2018 41,654 0.91% estimation process
2019 42,168 1.22% estimation process
2020 42,297 0.3% estimation process

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