Sumter County, FL

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Population

116,754

2.79% growth

Median Age

66.4


Median Household Income

$54,771

4.14% growth

Poverty Rate

9.21%


Number of Employees

23,889

2.73% growth

Median Property Value

$239,800

5.64% growth

About

In 2017, Sumter County, FL had a population of 117k people with a median age of 66.4 and a median household income of $54,771. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sumter County, FL grew from 113,589 to 116,754, a 2.79% increase and its median household income grew from $52,594 to $54,771, a 4.14% increase.

The population of Sumter County, FL is 84.7% White Alone, 7.32% Black or African American Alone, and 5.66% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Sumter County, FL speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sumter County, FL are Tenaj Salon Institute (70 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Sumter County, FL is $239,800, and the homeownership rate is 90.1%. Most people in Sumter County, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Sumter County, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Sumter County, FL employs 23.9k people. The largest industries in Sumter County, FL are Retail Trade (3,975 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,268 people), and Construction (1,735 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($59,440), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,190), and Manufacturing ($40,519).

Median household income in Sumter County, FL is $54,771. Males in Sumter 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 Sumter County, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,771

2017 value

± $2,856

4.14%

1 Year Growth

± 6.55%

Households in Sumter County, FL have a median annual income of $54,771, 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 $52,594 in 2016, which represents a 4.14% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time 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 Sumter 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 9114

  2. Census Tract 9112

  3. Census Tract 9117.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sumter County, FL was Census Tract 9114 with a value of $67,306, followed by Census Tract 9112 and Census Tract 9117.01, with respective values of $64,681 and $53,913.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.21% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sumter County, FL (9.9k out of 107k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

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

    8,470 ± 767

  2. Black

    1,241 ± 265

  3. Hispanic

    1,196 ± 273

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sumter 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

23.9k

2017 Value

± 1,319

2.73%

1 Year growth

± 7.79%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sumter County, FL grew at a rate of 2.73%, from 23.3k employees to 23.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sumter County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,422 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,279 people), and Management Occupations (2,476 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sumter County, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sumter County, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,422 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,279 people), and Management Occupations (2,476 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sumter County, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (1.76 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.63 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.54 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sumter County, FL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($125,085), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($80,729), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($79,643).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.9k

2017 Value

± 1,319

2.73%

1 Year growth

± 7.79%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sumter County, FL grew at a rate of 2.73%, from 23.3k employees to 23.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sumter County, FL, are Retail Trade (3,975 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,268 people), and Construction (1,735 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sumter County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Sumter 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 Sumter County, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,975 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,268 people), and Construction (1,735 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sumter County, FL has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.2 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.7 times), and Retail Trade (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sumter County, FL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($59,440), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,190), and Manufacturing ($40,519).

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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

93.5% of the population of Sumter County, FL has health coverage, with 19.6% on employee plans, 7.3% on Medicaid, 43% on Medicare, 21% on non-group plans, and 2.51% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Sumter County, FL see 2900 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (2932 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4133 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2583 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

2,900 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Sumter County, FL see an average of 2,900 patients per year. This represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (2,932 patients).

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

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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

6.49%

Uninsured

19.6%

Employer Coverage

7.3%

Medicaid

43%

Medicare

21%

Non-Group

2.51%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sumter County, FL declined by 20.1% from 8.12% to 6.49%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sumter 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

Sumter County, FL is home to a population of 117k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.59% of Sumter County, FL residents were born outside of the country (6.53k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Sumter County, FL is composed of 98.9k White Alone residents (84.7%), 8.55k Black or African American Alone residents (7.32%), 6.61k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.66%), 1.39k Two or More Races residents (1.19%), 844 Asian Alone residents (0.723%), 313 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.268%), 82 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0702%), and 40 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0343%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

66

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

67

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sumter County, FL was 66.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 66, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 67. But people in Sumter County, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Sumter County, FL residents was 66.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.59%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.53k people

5.17%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.87k people

As of 2017, 5.59% of Sumter County, FL residents (6.53k 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 Sumter County, FL was 5.17%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

98%

2017 Citizenship

98.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98% of Sumter County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sumter County, FL was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    98.9k ± 88

  2. Black or African American Alone

    8.55k ± 290

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    6.61k ± 608

In 2017, there were 11.6 times more White Alone residents (98.9k people) in Sumter County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.55k Black or African American Alone and 6.61k 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 Sumter 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 Sumter 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 Sumter County, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Sumter 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

    9,155 ± 795

  2. Korea

    2,941 ± 483

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,258 ± 290

Sumter County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Sumter County, FL awarded 70 degrees. The student population of Sumter County, FL is skewed towards women, with 6 male students and 96 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sumter County, FL are White (49 and 70%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (12 and 17.1%), Black or African American (8 and 11.4%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (1 and 1.43%).

The largest universities in Sumter County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Tenaj Salon Institute (70 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sumter County, FL are General Cosmetology (70 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Sumter County, FL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 70 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Sumter County, FL was General Cosmetology with 70 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Sumter County, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

70 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Sumter County, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tenaj Salon Institute with 70 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

6

Degrees Awarded to Men

64

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 6 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sumter County, FL, which is 0.0938 times less than the 64 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    49 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    12 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    8 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Sumter County, FL were to White students. These 49 degrees mean that there were 4.08 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 12 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sumter County, FL was $239,800 in 2017, which is 1.1 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $227,000 to $239,800, a 5.64% increase. The homeownership rate in Sumter County, FL is 90.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sumter County, FL have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sumter 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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$54,771

Median Household Income

± $2,856

52.4k

Number of Households

± 1,990

In 2017, the median household income of the 52.4k households in Sumter County, FL grew to $54,771 from the previous year's value of $52,594.

The following chart displays the households in Sumter 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$239,800

2017 Median

± $5,493

$227,000

2016 Median

± $4,564

In 2017, the median property value in Sumter County, FL grew to to $239,800 from the previous year's value of $227,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sumter 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 Sumter County, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sumter County, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sumter County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

90.1%

2017 Homeownership

90.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 90.1% of the housing units in Sumter County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 90.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sumter 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 Sumter County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sumter County, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sumter County, FL have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.93% of the workforce in Sumter County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.8%

  2. Worked At Home

    10.1%

  3. Other

    6.51%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sumter County, FL was Drove Alone (75.8%), followed by those who Worked At Home (10.1%) and those who Other (6.51%).

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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