Dixie County, FL

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2022 Population
16,737
0.216% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
45.8
0.659% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.1%
2.66% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$45,057
1.74% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$93,200
10.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Dixie County, FL had a population of 16.7k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $45,057. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dixie County, FL grew from 16,701 to 16,737, a 0.216% increase and its median household income grew from $44,287 to $45,057, a 1.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dixie County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.99%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%), White (Hispanic) (2.16%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.73%).

None of the households in Dixie County, 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.

98.5% of the residents in Dixie County, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Dixie County, FL was $93,200, and the homeownership rate was 83%.

Most people in Dixie County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Dixie County, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Dixie County, FL is home to a population of 16.7k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.05% of Dixie County, FL residents were born outside of the country (511 people).

In 2022, there were 10.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.9k people) in Dixie County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.34k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 608 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Dixie County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dixie County, FL was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dixie County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.9k ± 18
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.34k ± 185
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    608 ± 202
4.49%
Hispanic Population
751 people

In 2022, there were 10.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.9k people) in Dixie County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.34k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 608 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.49% of the people in Dixie County, FL are hispanic (751 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

3.05%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
511 people
2.14%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
358 people

As of 2022, 3.05% of Dixie County, FL residents (511 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 Dixie County, FL was 2.14%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    668 ± 183
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    293 ± 108
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    194 ± 90

Dixie County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dixie County, FL employs 5.45k people. The largest industries in Dixie County, FL are Retail Trade (947 people), Public Administration (703 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (430 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($46,686), Construction ($41,565), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,832).

Occupations

5.45k
2022 Value
± 657
−0.62%
1 Year decline
± 16.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dixie County, FL declined at a rate of −0.62%, from 5.48k employees to 5.45k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dixie County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,038 people), Sales & Related Occupations (645 people), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (433 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dixie County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.45k
2022 Value
± 657
−0.62%
1 Year decline
± 16.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dixie County, FL declined at a rate of −0.62%, from 5.48k employees to 5.45k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dixie County, FL, are Retail Trade (947 people), Public Administration (703 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (430 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dixie County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Dixie County, 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

$38,197
Median earning men ± $2,372
$21,233
Median earning women ± $1,061

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($47,064), Construction ($41,689), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,832).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($43,611), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($37,181), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($31,786).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 48
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 45
    Manufacturing
  3. 35
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Dixie County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 82.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (16.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.331%).

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.

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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

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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Race

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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dixie County, FL was $93,200 in 2022, which is 0.331 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $84,600 to $93,200, a 10.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Dixie County, FL is 83%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dixie County, FL have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dixie County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$93,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,103
$5,117
Median Property Taxes
±$568

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 Dixie County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

83%
Homeownership
2022
69.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83% of the housing units in Dixie County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.8%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9701.01
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

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$45,057
Median Household Income
± $6,354
6.16k
Number of Households
± 646

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.16k households in Dixie County, FL grew to $45,057 from the previous year's value of $44,287.

The following chart displays the households in Dixie 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 $40k - $45k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dixie County, 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 (75.9%)
  2. Carpooled (13.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.49%)

In 2022, 75.9% of workers in Dixie County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.7%) and those who worked at home (6.49%).

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

22 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dixie County, FL have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Dixie County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

16.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dixie County, FL (2.45k out of 15.1k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 65 - 74.

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

84% of the population of Dixie County, FL has health coverage, with 23.3% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 18.4% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 4.56% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Dixie County, FL see 5609 patients per year on average, which represents a 32.8% decrease from the previous year (8350 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 17057 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5686 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

5,609 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dixie County, FL

Primary care physicians in Dixie County, FL see an average of 5,609 patients per year. This represents a 32.8% decrease from the previous year (8,350 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Dixie 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 21.1% under 18 years, 15.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 25% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

16%
Uninsured
23.3%
Employer Coverage
24.1%
Medicaid
18.4%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
4.56%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dixie County, FL grew by 7.77% from 14.9% to 16%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 89.7 in Dixie County, FL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.3% in Dixie County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.5% in Dixie County, FL.

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