Taylor County, FL

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2022 Population
21,421
1.57% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44.3
1.84% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.1%
17.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$46,239
6.14% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$89,300
11.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Taylor County, FL had a population of 21.4k people with a median age of 44.3 and a median household income of $46,239. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Taylor County, FL declined from 21,762 to 21,421, a −1.57% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,563 to $46,239, a 6.14% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Taylor County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%), White (Hispanic) (1.35%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.14%).

None of the households in Taylor 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.

97.1% of the residents in Taylor County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Taylor County, FL are Big Bend Technical College (159 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Taylor County, FL was $89,300, and the homeownership rate was 77.4%.

Most people in Taylor County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Taylor County, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Taylor County, FL is home to a population of 21.4k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.4% of Taylor County, FL residents were born outside of the country (942 people).

In 2022, there were 3.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.4k people) in Taylor County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.33k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 481 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.1%
2022 Citizenship
96.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.1% of Taylor County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Taylor County, FL was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Taylor County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.4k ± 177
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.33k ± 153
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    481 ± 199
4.15%
Hispanic Population
888 people

In 2022, there were 3.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.4k people) in Taylor County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.33k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 481 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.15% of the people in Taylor County, FL are hispanic (888 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

4.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
942 people
4.29%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
933 people

As of 2022, 4.4% of Taylor County, FL residents (942 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 Taylor County, FL was 4.29%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    425 ± 190
  2. Vietnam
    425 ± 147
  3. Korea
    177 ± 153

Taylor County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Taylor County, FL employs 6.75k people. The largest industries in Taylor County, FL are Retail Trade (999 people), Manufacturing (898 people), and Educational Services (748 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($103,750), Finance & Insurance ($85,278), and Manufacturing ($80,515).

Occupations

6.75k
2022 Value
± 765
0.732%
1 Year growth
± 15.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Taylor County, FL grew at a rate of 0.732%, from 6.7k employees to 6.75k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Taylor County, FL, are Management Occupations (953 people), Sales & Related Occupations (690 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (562 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Taylor County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.75k
2022 Value
± 765
0.732%
1 Year growth
± 15.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Taylor County, FL grew at a rate of 0.732%, from 6.7k employees to 6.75k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Taylor County, FL, are Retail Trade (999 people), Manufacturing (898 people), and Educational Services (748 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,645
Median earning men ± $3,084
$32,576
Median earning women ± $3,494

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($250,001), Wholesale Trade ($103,036), and Information ($90,521).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($86,492), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,152), and Public Administration ($47,661).

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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. 115
    Retail Trade
  2. 110
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 71
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Taylor County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 76.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.513%).

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

In 2022, universities in Taylor County, FL awarded 159 degrees. The student population of Taylor County, FL in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 127 male students and 100 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Taylor County, FL are White (103 and 64.8%), followed by Black or African American (44 and 27.7%), Hispanic or Latino (5 and 3.14%), and Two or More Races (4 and 2.52%).

The largest universities in Taylor County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Big Bend Technical College (159 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Taylor County, FL are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (49 and 30.8%), Phlebotamy Technician (25 and 15.7%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (24 and 15.1%).

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.

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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 Taylor County, FL was $89,300 in 2022, which is 0.317 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $80,200 to $89,300, a 11.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Taylor County, FL is 77.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Taylor County, FL have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Taylor County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$89,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,965
$5,779
Median Property Taxes
±$648

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

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Rent vs Own

77.4%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.4% of the housing units in Taylor County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.2%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Taylor County, 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.
$46,239
Median Household Income
± $4,776
7.47k
Number of Households
± 741

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.47k households in Taylor County, FL grew to $46,239 from the previous year's value of $43,563.

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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Taylor 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 (78.6%)
  2. Carpooled (13.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.41%)

In 2022, 78.6% of workers in Taylor County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.3%) and those who worked at home (5.41%).

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

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Taylor County, FL have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.3% of the workforce in Taylor 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 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.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Taylor County, FL (2.78k out of 18.4k 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 6 - 11, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Taylor County, FL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

91.8% of the population of Taylor County, FL has health coverage, with 35.7% on employee plans, 21.7% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 2.73% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Taylor County, FL see 3081 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.259% decrease from the previous year (3089 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3600 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3086 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,081 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Taylor County, FL

Primary care physicians in Taylor County, FL see an average of 3,081 patients per year. This represents a 0.259% decrease from the previous year (3,089 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Taylor 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 24% under 18 years, 15.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.15%
Uninsured
35.7%
Employer Coverage
21.7%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
17.1%
Non-Group
2.73%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Taylor County, FL declined by 1.53% from 8.28% to 8.15%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Taylor 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 37.2% in Taylor County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.8% in Taylor County, FL.

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