Taylor County, FL

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Population

22,350

1.03% decline

Median Age

41.4


Median Household Income

$37,188

2.74% growth

Poverty Rate

16.4%


Number of Employees

6,861

3.8% decline

Median Property Value

$84,900

2.04% growth

About

In 2017, Taylor County, FL had a population of 22.4k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $37,188. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Taylor County, FL declined from 22,582 to 22,350, a -1.03% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,195 to $37,188, a 2.74% increase.

The population of Taylor County, FL is 71.8% White Alone, 21.4% Black or African American Alone, and 4.09% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Taylor County, FL speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Taylor County, FL are Taylor Technical Institute (139 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Taylor County, FL is $84,900, and the homeownership rate is 79.2%. Most people in Taylor County, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Taylor County, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Taylor County, FL employs 6.86k people. The largest industries in Taylor County, FL are Retail Trade (966 people), Manufacturing (870 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (770 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($60,530), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,889), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,889).

Median household income in Taylor County, FL is $37,188. Males in Taylor 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 Taylor County, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,188

2017 value

± $4,545

2.74%

1 Year Growth

± 14.7%

Households in Taylor County, FL have a median annual income of $37,188, 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 $36,195 in 2016, which represents a 2.74% 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 Taylor 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 9501

  2. Census Tract 9504

  3. Census Tract 9502

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Taylor County, FL was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $42,500, followed by Census Tract 9504 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $39,397 and $36,363.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Taylor County, FL (2.99k out of 18.2k 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 Females 45 - 54, 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

    1,820 ± 321

  2. Black

    1,043 ± 355

  3. Hispanic

    153 ± 127

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

6.86k

2017 Value

± 709

-3.8%

1 Year decline

± 15.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Taylor County, FL declined at a rate of -3.8%, from 7.13k employees to 6.86k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Taylor County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (891 people), Sales & Related Occupations (730 people), and Management Occupations (562 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Taylor County, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Taylor County, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (891 people), Sales & Related Occupations (730 people), and Management Occupations (562 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Taylor County, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.86 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.98 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Taylor County, FL, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($59,167), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($53,243), and Management Occupations ($52,703).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.86k

2017 Value

± 709

-3.8%

1 Year decline

± 15.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Taylor County, FL declined at a rate of -3.8%, from 7.13k employees to 6.86k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Taylor County, FL, are Retail Trade (966 people), Manufacturing (870 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (770 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Taylor County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Taylor 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 Taylor County, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (966 people), Manufacturing (870 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (770 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Taylor County, FL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.84 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.09 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Taylor County, FL, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($60,530), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,889), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,889).

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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

87.6% of the population of Taylor County, FL has health coverage, with 36.3% on employee plans, 18.9% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 2.77% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Taylor County, FL see 2812 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.39% decrease from the previous year (2823 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2772 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5544 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

2,812 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Taylor County, FL see an average of 2,812 patients per year. This represents a 0.39% decrease from the previous year (2,823 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

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

12.4%

Uninsured

36.3%

Employer Coverage

18.9%

Medicaid

15.3%

Medicare

14.4%

Non-Group

2.77%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Taylor County, FL declined by 10.7% from 13.9% to 12.4%.

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

Taylor County, FL is home to a population of 22.4k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.58% of Taylor County, FL residents were born outside of the country (576 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Taylor County, FL is composed of 16.1k White Alone residents (71.8%), 4.77k Black or African American Alone residents (21.4%), 915 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.09%), 269 Two or More Races residents (1.2%), 120 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.537%), 101 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.452%), 82 Asian Alone residents (0.367%), and 34 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.152%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 14.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Taylor County, FL was 41.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Taylor County, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Taylor County, FL residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.58%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

576 people

2.85%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

643 people

As of 2017, 2.58% of Taylor County, FL residents (576 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 Taylor County, FL was 2.85%, 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

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Taylor County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Taylor County, FL was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    16.1k ± 131

  2. Black or African American Alone

    4.77k ± 179

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    915 ± 137

In 2017, there were 3.36 times more White Alone residents (16.1k people) in Taylor County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.77k Black or African American Alone and 915 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 Taylor 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 Taylor 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 Taylor County, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Taylor 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

    671 ± 153

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    203 ± 95

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    156 ± 103

Taylor County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Taylor County, FL awarded 139 degrees. The student population of Taylor County, FL is skewed towards men, with 89 male students and 48 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Taylor County, FL are White (108 and 77.7%), followed by Black or African American (26 and 18.7%), Two or More Races (4 and 2.88%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 0.719%).

The largest universities in Taylor County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Taylor Technical Institute (139 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Taylor County, FL are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (36 and 25.9%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (35 and 25.2%), and Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (18 and 12.9%).

The median tuition costs in Taylor 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. 13 degrees awarded

  2. 35 degrees awarded

  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Taylor County, FL was Welding Technology with 13 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

139 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Taylor County, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Taylor Technical Institute with 139 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

50

Degrees Awarded to Men

89

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 50 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Taylor County, FL, which is 0.562 times less than the 89 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

    108 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    26 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    4 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Taylor County, FL were to White students. These 108 degrees mean that there were 4.15 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 26 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Taylor County, FL was $84,900 in 2017, which is 0.39 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $83,200 to $84,900, a 2.04% increase. The homeownership rate in Taylor County, FL is 79.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Taylor County, FL have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Taylor 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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$37,188

Median Household Income

± $4,545

7.41k

Number of Households

± 679

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.41k households in Taylor County, FL grew to $37,188 from the previous year's value of $36,195.

The following chart displays the households in Taylor 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 $20k - $25k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$84,900

2017 Median

± $5,948

$83,200

2016 Median

± $5,562

In 2017, the median property value in Taylor County, FL grew to to $84,900 from the previous year's value of $83,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Taylor 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 Taylor County, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

79.2%

2017 Homeownership

77%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.2% of the housing units in Taylor County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77%.

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

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Commute Time

24 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Taylor County, FL have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.23% of the workforce in Taylor County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.9%

  2. Carpooled

    14.7%

  3. Other

    2.05%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Taylor County, FL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Other.

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