Homestead is in South East Florida. It's population as recorded in
the 2010 Census was 60,512.
The median age for residents of Homestead is 29.1. Around 49.8% of Homestead households include
school aged children and 15.4% of households include individuals aged 65 years or over. Census records indicate 66.8% of the
Homestead population are White, 20.3% are Black or African American, .4% American Indian, 1.1% Asian and 3.7% are Two or more Races.
Homestead has a significant Hispanic population. 62.9% (38,078) of Homestead residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. Of these
24.45% are of Mexican origin, 13.61% Puerto Rican, 25.01% Cuban and 36.91% are of other Hispanic or Latino origin.
23,419 housing units in Homestead. 4,423 (18.8%) of these were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. There are 13,138 residential
rental units in Homestead. 11,202 of them were occupied in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of