Live Oak, FL

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2022 Population
6,811
0.591% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.5
6.95% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19.3%
26.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$43,664
3.86% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$136,100
30.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Live Oak, FL had a population of 6.81k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $43,664. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Live Oak, FL grew from 6,771 to 6,811, a 0.591% increase and its median household income declined from $45,417 to $43,664, a −3.86% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Live Oak, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (38.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (10.4%), White (Hispanic) (4.54%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.77%).

None of the households in Live Oak, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Live Oak, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Live Oak, FL are Riveroak Technical College (165 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Live Oak, FL was $136,100, and the homeownership rate was 49.8%.

Most people in Live Oak, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Live Oak, FL was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Live Oak, FL is home to a population of 6.81k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.53% of Live Oak, FL residents were born outside of the country (172 people).

In 2022, there were 1.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.84k people) in Live Oak, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 707 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Live Oak, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Live Oak, FL was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Live Oak, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.84k ± 375
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.65k ± 479
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    707 ± 424
8.96%
Hispanic Population
610 people

In 2022, there were 1.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.84k people) in Live Oak, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 707 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.96% of the people in Live Oak, FL are hispanic (610 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Live Oak, FL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.53%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
172 people
1.34%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
91 people

As of 2022, 2.53% of Live Oak, FL residents (172 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Live Oak, FL was 1.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    55 ± 42
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    40 ± 58
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    38 ± 58

Live Oak, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Live Oak, FL employs 2.88k people. The largest industries in Live Oak, FL are Manufacturing (558 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (423 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (406 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,188), Transportation & Warehousing ($56,188), and Educational Services ($48,750).

Occupations

2.88k
2022 Value
± 689
−1.07%
1 Year decline
± 35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Live Oak, FL declined at a rate of −1.07%, from 2.91k employees to 2.88k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Live Oak, FL, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (330 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (299 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (299 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Live Oak, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.88k
2022 Value
± 689
−1.07%
1 Year decline
± 35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Live Oak, FL declined at a rate of −1.07%, from 2.91k employees to 2.88k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Live Oak, FL, are Manufacturing (558 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (423 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (406 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Live Oak, FL, though some of these residents may live in Live Oak, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,560
Median earning men ± $6,245
$27,986
Median earning women ± $3,801

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,188), Construction ($40,947), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,852).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($43,542), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($35,210), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($28,333).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Live Oak, FL awarded 165 degrees. The student population of Live Oak, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 71 male students and 116 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Live Oak, FL are White (104 and 63%), followed by Black or African American (36 and 21.8%), Hispanic or Latino (25 and 15.2%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Live Oak, FL by number of degrees awarded are Riveroak Technical College (165 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Live Oak, FL are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (39 and 23.6%), Phlebotamy Technician (31 and 18.8%), and Welding Technology (17 and 10.3%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Live Oak, FL was $136,100 in 2022, which is 0.483 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $104,400 to $136,100, a 30.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Live Oak, FL is 49.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Live Oak, FL have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Live Oak, FL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$136,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$54,103
$1,177
Median Property Taxes
±$355

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Live Oak, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Live Oak, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

49.8%
Homeownership
2022
58.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 49.8% of the housing units in Live Oak, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 48.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9702
  2. Census Tract 9701

The following map shows all of the places in Live Oak, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$43,664
Median Household Income
± $15,239
2.37k
Number of Households
± 547

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.37k households in Live Oak, FL declined from $43,664 from the previous year's value of $45,417.

The following chart displays the households in Live Oak, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Live Oak, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.79%)
  3. Walked (4.58%)

In 2022, 81.3% of workers in Live Oak, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.79%) and those who walked to work (4.58%).

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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Commute Time

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Live Oak, FL have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.953% of the workforce in Live Oak, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Live Oak, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Live Oak, FL have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Live Oak, FL (1.22k out of 6.31k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Live Oak, 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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Health

90.6% of the population of Live Oak, FL has health coverage, with 27.3% on employee plans, 31.6% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 18.1% on non-group plans, and 0.647% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Suwannee County, FL see 8883 patients per year on average, which represents a 20.6% increase from the previous year (7365 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5606 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1495 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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8,883 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Suwannee County, FL

Primary care physicians in Suwannee County, FL see an average of 8,883 patients per year. This represents a 20.6% increase from the previous year (7,365 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Suwannee County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.8% under 18 years, 14.8% between 18 and 34 years, 42.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.45%
Uninsured
27.3%
Employer Coverage
31.6%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
18.1%
Non-Group
0.647%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Live Oak, FL declined by 6.73% from 10.1% to 9.45%.

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

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