The Census population estimate for 2018 is 27,245 people in the county.
- Veterans- 1,270
- Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.8
- Homeownership rate, 2014-2018- 66.2%
- Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018- $81,800
- Households- 7,772
- Median household income- $37,594
From the Unites States Census Bureau
Pie chart showing breakdown of population by age. Approximately 7% of the population is under 5 years old. Approximately 26% of the population is under 18 years old. Approximately 50% of the population is age 18-65. Approximately 16% of the population is over 65 years old.
Map of South Central FL centered on Hardee county showing population age at various drive times centered in Hardee County. At a 10 minute drive time, there are 14,126 people. At a 15 minute drive time, there are 31,167 people. At a 30 minute drive time, there are 234,166 people. At a 60 minute drive time, there are 2,981,841 people. At a 120 minute drive time, there are 8,135,668 people.