Hamilton County, FL

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Population

14,238

0.863% decline

Median Age

41.1


Median Household Income

$36,209

7.11% decline

Poverty Rate

26.6%


Number of Employees

3,849

0.876% decline

Median Property Value

$73,500

3.52% growth

About

In 2017, Hamilton County, FL had a population of 14.2k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $36,209. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hamilton County, FL declined from 14,362 to 14,238, a -0.863% decrease and its median household income declined from $38,980 to $36,209, a -7.11% decrease.

The population of Hamilton County, FL is 54.9% White Alone, 34.1% Black or African American Alone, and 9.2% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Hamilton County, FL speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Hamilton County, FL is $73,500, and the homeownership rate is 73.7%. Most people in Hamilton County, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hamilton County, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hamilton County, FL employs 3.85k people. The largest industries in Hamilton County, FL are Educational Services (508 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (477 people), and Manufacturing (444 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,125), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,023), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,438).

Median household income in Hamilton County, FL is $36,209. Males in Hamilton County, FL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,078. The income inequality in Hamilton County, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,209

2017 value

± $4,821

-7.11%

1 Year Growth

± 17.4%

Households in Hamilton County, FL have a median annual income of $36,209, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,980 in 2016, which represents a -7.11% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,931

Average Male Salary

± $842

$44,078

Average Female Salary

± $574

In 2017, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,227 ± $3,227

  2. Alaska Native

    $50,175 ± $47,169

  3. White

    $47,927 ± $556

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hamilton County, FL is from Florida.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.259% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9601

  2. Census Tract 9602

  3. Census Tract 9603

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hamilton County, FL was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $38,232, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $37,055 and $31,314.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hamilton County, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hamilton County, FL (2.9k out of 10.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,395 ± 219

  2. Black

    1,227 ± 204

  3. Hispanic

    288 ± 127

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hamilton County, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.85k

2017 Value

± 418

-0.876%

1 Year decline

± 14.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hamilton County, FL declined at a rate of -0.876%, from 3.88k employees to 3.85k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hamilton County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (386 people), Management Occupations (379 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (372 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (386 people), Management Occupations (379 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (372 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hamilton County, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.66 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (5.24 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, FL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($165,446), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($85,167), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($85,083).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.85k

2017 Value

± 418

-0.876%

1 Year decline

± 14.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hamilton County, FL declined at a rate of -0.876%, from 3.88k employees to 3.85k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hamilton County, FL, are Educational Services (508 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (477 people), and Manufacturing (444 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hamilton County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Hamilton County, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Hamilton County, FL, by number of employees, are Educational Services (508 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (477 people), and Manufacturing (444 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hamilton County, FL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.86 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.41 times), and Public Administration (2.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hamilton County, FL, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,125), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,023), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,438).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $57.1B

  2. $44.9B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $57.1B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($44.9B) and Gasoline ($41.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$457B

2015 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Florida trade was $457B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $714B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $17.7B

  2. $15.1B

  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $17.7B, followed by Texas with $15.1B and California and $10.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

86.4% of the population of Hamilton County, FL has health coverage, with 32.3% on employee plans, 25% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 3.05% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Hamilton County, FL was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Hamilton County, FL see 4765 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.75% increase from the previous year (4683 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 7180 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 14361 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.9%). Additionally, Liberty County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,765 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hamilton County, FL see an average of 4,765 patients per year. This represents a 1.75% increase from the previous year (4,683 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,606

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,175

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,229

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

13.6%

Uninsured

32.3%

Employer Coverage

25%

Medicaid

12.5%

Medicare

13.5%

Non-Group

3.05%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hamilton County, FL grew by 3.93% from 13.1% to 13.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hamilton County, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.9% prevalence

  2. 15.8% prevalence

  3. 15.5% prevalence

Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 16.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Florida by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Hamilton County, FL is home to a population of 14.2k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.33% of Hamilton County, FL residents were born outside of the country (474 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Hamilton County, FL is composed of 7.81k White Alone residents (54.9%), 4.86k Black or African American Alone residents (34.1%), 1.31k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.2%), 160 Two or More Races residents (1.12%), 82 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.576%), 15 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.105%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hamilton County, FL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hamilton County, FL was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Hamilton County, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Hamilton County, FL residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.33%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

474 people

3.64%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

523 people

As of 2017, 3.33% of Hamilton County, FL residents (474 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hamilton County, FL was 3.64%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Cuba

    951,787 ± 23,383 people

  2. Haiti

    321,904 ± 13,819 people

  3. Mexico

    272,262 ± 12,724 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

97.2%

2017 Citizenship

97%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.2% of Hamilton County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hamilton County, FL was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    7.81k ± 31

  2. Black or African American Alone

    4.86k ± 76

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.31k ± 259

In 2017, there were 1.61 times more White Alone residents (7.81k people) in Hamilton County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.86k Black or African American Alone and 1.31k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hamilton County, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Hamilton County, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Hamilton County, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Hamilton County, FL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    413 ± 88

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    163 ± 81

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    112 ± 56

Hamilton County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hamilton County, FL was $73,500 in 2017, which is 0.338 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $71,000 to $73,500, a 3.52% increase. The homeownership rate in Hamilton County, FL is 73.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hamilton County, FL have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hamilton County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$36,209

Median Household Income

± $4,821

4.55k

Number of Households

± 416

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.55k households in Hamilton County, FL declined from $36,209 from the previous year's value of $38,980.

The following chart displays the households in Hamilton County, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$73,500

2017 Median

± $6,353

$71,000

2016 Median

± $6,035

In 2017, the median property value in Hamilton County, FL grew to to $73,500 from the previous year's value of $71,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hamilton County, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hamilton County, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hamilton County, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hamilton County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.7%

2017 Homeownership

72.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.7% of the housing units in Hamilton County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hamilton County, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hamilton County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hamilton County, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hamilton County, FL have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.6% of the workforce in Hamilton County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.4%

  2. Carpooled

    13.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.05%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hamilton County, FL was Drove Alone (79.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.1%) and those who Worked At Home (4.05%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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