Glades County, Florida

According to the 2000 Census, Glades County, Florida has a population of 10,576 people. Of those, 8,142 (77%) are White, 1,114 (11%) are Black, and 1,594 (15%) are Latino[1]. However, 715 (or 7% of the 10,576 people) are not residents by choice but are people in prison.

Even though prisoners cannot participate in the local community, the Census Bureau nevertheless counts them as residents of the county where they are incarcerated.

A more accurate description would not include the prisoners. This would give Glades County a population of 9,861 with a demographic that is 80% White, 7% Black, and 15% Latino.

Reported in
Census 2000
Total 10,576 715 9,861
White 8,142 287 7,855
Black 1,114 382 732
Latino 1,594 70 1,524


[1]The numbers for Whites, Blacks and Latinos may not add up to the total number because we have not included racial groups other than Whites and Blacks and because the Census Bureau considers "Latino" to be an ethnicity, not a race. Most of the people reported as being Latino are also counted as being White or Black.

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