Holmes County Information

Holmes in Florida occupies 489 square miles and has a 2006 population of 19,285, a change from a 2000 population of 18,564 and 15,778 in 1990. 13.8% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.7% percent is 25-35, and 14.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 53 acts of violent crime reported in Holmes in 2004, a change from 58 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 261 people: 3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.8%.

Read more about Holmes, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyHolmes 
StateFlorida 
Land Area489 sq. milesRanked 2,216 of 3,140
Population 200619,285Ranked 1,853 of 3,140
Population 200519,095 
Population 200018,564Ranked 1,868 of 3,140
Population 199015,778Ranked 1,936 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion90.7% 
African American6.6% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American1% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.9% 
Population 5 to 1411.9% 
Population 15 to 2413.8% 
Population 25 to 3413.7% 
Population 35 to 4414.2% 
Population 45 to 5412.7% 
Population 55 to 6411.9% 
Population 65 to 749% 
Population 75 and up6.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes5358
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes3 
Robberies5 
Aggravated Assaults45 
Total Property Crimes229177
Burglaries73 
Larceny Thefts135 
Motor Vehicle Thefts21 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,6897,740
Unemployed Population261372
Unemployment Rate3%4.8%

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