Glades County is located in south-central Florida. The County Seat is Moore Haven and the largest city is Moore Haven. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.myglades.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 13,635 and the 2010 census population was 12,884. The land area is 806.01 square miles and there are 16 persons per square mile.
79.3% of the population is White, 13.5% is Black or African American, 21.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 5.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 78% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $87,700, there are 3,843 households, an average of 3.05 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,011, the median household income is $34,694, and 24.5% of the persons in Glades County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 354. Retail sales (in $1000) were $13,064, and sales per capita were $1,191. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.4%.
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