Daytona Beach, FL

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Population

65,339

1.92% growth

Median Age

40.2


Median Household Income

$30,137

1.86% growth

Poverty Rate

28.1%


Number of Employees

26,705

3.53% growth

Median Property Value

$126,300

7.76% growth

About

In 2017, Daytona Beach, FL had a population of 65.3k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $30,137. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Daytona Beach, FL grew from 64,105 to 65,339, a 1.92% increase and its median household income grew from $29,587 to $30,137, a 1.86% increase.

The population of Daytona Beach, FL is 53.5% White Alone, 33% Black or African American Alone, and 7.68% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Daytona Beach, FL speak a non-English language, and 95.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Daytona Beach, FL are Daytona State College (4,169 degrees awarded in 2016), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide (3,168 degrees), and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach (1,190 degrees).

The median property value in Daytona Beach, FL is $126,300, and the homeownership rate is 43.7%. Most people in Daytona Beach, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Daytona Beach, FL is 1 car per household.

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Economy

The economy of Daytona Beach, FL employs 26.7k people. The largest industries in Daytona Beach, FL are Retail Trade (4,219 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,872 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,589 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($42,138), Public Administration ($38,257), and Educational Services ($34,466).

Median household income in Daytona Beach, FL is $30,137. Males in Daytona Beach, 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 Daytona Beach, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$30,137

2017 value

± $1,541

1.86%

1 Year Growth

± 7.71%

Households in Daytona Beach, FL have a median annual income of $30,137, 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 $29,587 in 2016, which represents a 1.86% 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 Daytona Beach, 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 832.06

  2. Census Tract 832.05

  3. Census Tract 832.07

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Daytona Beach, FL was Census Tract 832.06 with a value of $75,921, followed by Census Tract 832.05 and Census Tract 832.07, with respective values of $68,768 and $58,654.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

28.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Daytona Beach, FL (17.5k out of 62.3k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

    7,970 ± 787

  2. Black

    7,605 ± 758

  3. Hispanic

    1,309 ± 305

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Daytona Beach, 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

26.7k

2017 Value

± 1,414

3.53%

1 Year growth

± 7.11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Daytona Beach, FL grew at a rate of 3.53%, from 25.8k employees to 26.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Daytona Beach, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (3,780 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,659 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2,477 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Daytona Beach, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Daytona Beach, FL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (3,780 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,659 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2,477 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Daytona Beach, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (1.89 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.59 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Daytona Beach, FL, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($70,156), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($57,639), and Management Occupations ($53,443).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

26.7k

2017 Value

± 1,414

3.53%

1 Year growth

± 7.11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Daytona Beach, FL grew at a rate of 3.53%, from 25.8k employees to 26.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Daytona Beach, FL, are Retail Trade (4,219 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,872 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,589 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Daytona Beach, FL, though some of these residents may live in Daytona Beach, 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 Daytona Beach, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (4,219 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,872 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,589 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Daytona Beach, FL has an unusually high number of Accommodation & Food Services (1.77 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.6 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.53 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Daytona Beach, FL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($42,138), Public Administration ($38,257), and Educational Services ($34,466).

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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

81.9% of the population of Daytona Beach, FL has health coverage, with 30.5% on employee plans, 20.8% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 2.86% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Daytona Beach, FL see 1376 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1735 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 703 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

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1,376 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,376 patients per year. This represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1,379 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Florida 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%).

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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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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

18.1%

Uninsured

30.5%

Employer Coverage

20.8%

Medicaid

14%

Medicare

13.7%

Non-Group

2.86%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Daytona Beach, FL declined by 3.45% from 18.8% to 18.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Daytona Beach, 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

Daytona Beach, FL is home to a population of 65.3k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Daytona Beach, FL residents were born outside of the country (5.87k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Daytona Beach, FL is composed of 35k White Alone residents (53.5%), 21.6k Black or African American Alone residents (33%), 5.02k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.68%), 1.6k Asian Alone residents (2.44%), 1.46k Two or More Races residents (2.24%), 549 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.84%), 122 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.187%), and 27 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0413%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Daytona Beach, FL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Daytona Beach, FL was 40.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Daytona Beach, FL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Daytona Beach, FL residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    5.87k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Daytona Beach, FL residents (5.87k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Daytona Beach, FL was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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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

95.7%

2017 Citizenship

95.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.7% of Daytona Beach, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Daytona Beach, FL was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    35k ± 1.13k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    21.6k ± 1.17k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5.02k ± 935

In 2017, there were 1.62 times more White Alone residents (35k people) in Daytona Beach, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.6k Black or African American Alone and 5.02k 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 Daytona Beach, 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 Daytona Beach, 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 Daytona Beach, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Daytona Beach, 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

    1,765 ± 233

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    982 ± 445

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    769 ± 248

Daytona Beach, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Daytona Beach, FL awarded 9,127 degrees. The student population of Daytona Beach, FL is skewed towards men, with 23,477 male students and 13,395 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Daytona Beach, FL are White (5,389 and 62%), followed by Black or African American (1,271 and 14.6%), Hispanic or Latino (761 and 8.75%), and Unknown (665 and 7.65%).

The largest universities in Daytona Beach, FL by number of degrees awarded are Daytona State College (4,169 and 45.7%), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide (3,168 and 34.7%), and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach (1,190 and 13%).

The most popular majors in Daytona Beach, FL are General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (1,926 and 21.1%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,810 and 19.8%), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (642 and 7.03%).

The median tuition costs in Daytona Beach, FL are $13,440 for private four year colleges, and $3,071 and $11,960 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Daytona Beach, FL was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 375 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Daytona Beach, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 4,169 degrees awarded

  2. 3,168 degrees awarded

  3. 1,190 degrees awarded

$3,071

Median In-State Public

$13,440

Median Private

In 2016, the Daytona Beach, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Daytona State College with 4,169 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

5,606

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,521

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 5,606 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Daytona Beach, FL, which is 1.59 times more than the 3,521 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Daytona Beach, FL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,389 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,271 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    761 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Daytona Beach, FL were to White students. These 5,389 degrees mean that there were 4.24 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,271 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Daytona Beach, FL was $126,300 in 2017, which is 0.58 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $117,200 to $126,300, a 7.76% increase. The homeownership rate in Daytona Beach, FL is 43.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Daytona Beach, FL have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Daytona Beach, FL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$30,137

Median Household Income

± $1,541

28.7k

Number of Households

± 1,254

In 2017, the median household income of the 28.7k households in Daytona Beach, FL grew to $30,137 from the previous year's value of $29,587.

The following chart displays the households in Daytona Beach, 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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Housing

Property Value

$126,300

2017 Median

± $4,846

$117,200

2016 Median

± $4,908

In 2017, the median property value in Daytona Beach, FL grew to to $126,300 from the previous year's value of $117,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Daytona Beach, 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 Daytona Beach, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

43.7%

2017 Homeownership

44.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 43.7% of the housing units in Daytona Beach, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 44.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Daytona Beach, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Daytona Beach, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Daytona Beach, FL have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

18.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Daytona Beach, FL have a shorter commute time (18.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.04% of the workforce in Daytona Beach, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.6%

  2. Carpooled

    7.56%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.28%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Daytona Beach, FL was Drove Alone (77.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.56%) and those who Worked At Home (4.28%).

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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