Hardee County Information

Hardee in Florida occupies 638 square miles and has a 2006 population of 28,621, a change from a 2000 population of 26,938 and 19,499 in 1990. 14.8% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.7% percent is 25-35, and 13.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 165 acts of violent crime reported in Hardee in 2004, a change from 102 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 466 people: 3.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.9%.

Read more about Hardee, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyHardee 
StateFlorida 
Land Area638 sq. milesRanked 1,616 of 3,140
Population 200628,621Ranked 1,460 of 3,140
Population 200528,274 
Population 200026,938Ranked 1,487 of 3,140
Population 199019,499Ranked 1,702 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion88.7% 
African American9% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American1.3% 
Pacific Islander.2% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.6% 
Population 5 to 1414.7% 
Population 15 to 2414.8% 
Population 25 to 3415.7% 
Population 35 to 4413.1% 
Population 45 to 5411% 
Population 55 to 648.6% 
Population 65 to 746.9% 
Population 75 and up6.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes165102
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes10 
Robberies19 
Aggravated Assaults136 
Total Property Crimes885919
Burglaries244 
Larceny Thefts578 
Motor Vehicle Thefts63 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population12,09110,754
Unemployed Population466633
Unemployment Rate3.9%5.9%

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