Parkland, FL

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Population

28,901

1.93% growth

Median Age

41.1


Median Household Income

$131,525

2.52% growth

Poverty Rate

3.4%


Number of Employees

13,395

0.0971% growth

Median Property Value

$548,400

11.9% growth

About

In 2017, Parkland, FL had a population of 28.9k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $131,525. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Parkland, FL grew from 28,354 to 28,901, a 1.93% increase and its median household income grew from $128,292 to $131,525, a 2.52% increase.

The population of Parkland, FL is 65.9% White Alone, 19.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.89% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Parkland, FL speak a non-English language, and 93.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Parkland, FL are Boca Beauty Academy-Parkland (21 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Parkland, FL is $548,400, and the homeownership rate is 84.7%. Most people in Parkland, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Parkland, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Parkland, FL employs 13.4k people. The largest industries in Parkland, FL are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,043 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,892 people), and Retail Trade (1,659 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($158,417), Wholesale Trade ($114,148), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($104,250).

Median household income in Parkland, FL is $131,525. Males in Parkland, 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 Parkland, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$131,525

2017 value

± $13,914

2.52%

1 Year Growth

± 12.4%

Households in Parkland, FL have a median annual income of $131,525, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $128,292 in 2016, which represents a 2.52% 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Parkland, 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 105.04

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Parkland, FL was Census Tract 105.04 with a value of $106,281, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Parkland, FL (980 out of 28.8k 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 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 35 - 44.

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

    851 ± 253

  2. Hispanic

    272 ± 180

  3. Black

    129 ± 137

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Parkland, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

13.4k

2017 Value

± 959

0.0971%

1 Year growth

± 9.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Parkland, FL grew at a rate of 0.0971%, from 13.4k employees to 13.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Parkland, FL, are Management Occupations (3,138 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,360 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,363 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Parkland, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Parkland, FL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (3,138 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,360 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,363 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Parkland, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (2.88 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (2.3 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.98 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Parkland, FL, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($167,341), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($165,476), and Management Occupations ($126,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

13.4k

2017 Value

± 959

0.0971%

1 Year growth

± 9.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Parkland, FL grew at a rate of 0.0971%, from 13.4k employees to 13.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Parkland, FL, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,043 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,892 people), and Retail Trade (1,659 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Parkland, FL, though some of these residents may live in Parkland, 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 Parkland, FL, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,043 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,892 people), and Retail Trade (1,659 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Parkland, FL has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.18 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.99 times), and Information (1.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Parkland, FL, by median earnings, are Information ($158,417), Wholesale Trade ($114,148), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($104,250).

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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

95.7% of the population of Parkland, FL has health coverage, with 58.9% on employee plans, 4.6% on Medicaid, 9.98% on Medicare, 21.7% on non-group plans, and 0.526% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Parkland, 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%).

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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

4.33%

Uninsured

58.9%

Employer Coverage

4.6%

Medicaid

9.98%

Medicare

21.7%

Non-Group

0.526%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Parkland, FL declined by 11.8% from 4.91% to 4.33%.

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

Parkland, FL is home to a population of 28.9k people, from which 93.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Parkland, FL residents were born outside of the country (6.46k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Parkland, FL is composed of 19k White Alone residents (65.9%), 5.71k Hispanic or Latino residents (19.8%), 1.99k Asian Alone residents (6.89%), 1.73k Black or African American Alone residents (5.99%), 241 Two or More Races residents (0.834%), 106 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.367%), 92 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.318%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.6

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Parkland, FL was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Parkland, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Parkland, FL residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    6.46k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Parkland, FL residents (6.46k 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 Parkland, 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

93.6%

2017 Citizenship

94.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.6% of Parkland, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Parkland, FL was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    19k ± 868

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5.71k ± 861

  3. Asian Alone

    1.99k ± 402

In 2017, there were 3.33 times more White Alone residents (19k people) in Parkland, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.71k Hispanic or Latino and 1.99k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Parkland, 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 Parkland, 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 Parkland, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Parkland, 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

    361 ± 122

  2. Korea

    222 ± 171

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    217 ± 185

Parkland, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Parkland, FL awarded 21 degrees. The student population of Parkland, FL is skewed towards women, with 30 male students and 61 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Parkland, FL are White (10 and 47.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (7 and 33.3%), Black or African American (4 and 19%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Parkland, FL by number of degrees awarded are Boca Beauty Academy-Parkland (21 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Parkland, FL are Facial Treatment Specialist (8 and 38.1%), Nail Specialist & Manicurist (8 and 38.1%), and Massage Therapy (2 and 9.52%).

The median tuition costs in Parkland, 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. 8 degrees awarded

  2. 2 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Parkland, FL was Nail Specialist & Manicurist with 8 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

21 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Parkland, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Boca Beauty Academy-Parkland with 21 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

0

Degrees Awarded to Men

21

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 0 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Parkland, FL, which is 0 times less than the 21 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

    10 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    4 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Parkland, FL were to White students. These 10 degrees mean that there were 1.43 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 7 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Parkland, FL was $548,400 in 2017, which is 2.52 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $490,100 to $548,400, a 11.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Parkland, FL is 84.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Parkland, FL have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Parkland, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$131,525

Median Household Income

± $13,914

9.05k

Number of Households

± 752

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.05k households in Parkland, FL grew to $131,525 from the previous year's value of $128,292.

The following chart displays the households in Parkland, 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 $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$548,400

2017 Median

± $30,956

$490,100

2016 Median

± $17,764

In 2017, the median property value in Parkland, FL grew to to $548,400 from the previous year's value of $490,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Parkland, 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 Parkland, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

84.7%

2017 Homeownership

86%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 84.7% of the housing units in Parkland, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 86%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Parkland, 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 Parkland, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Parkland, FL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Parkland, FL have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.88% of the workforce in Parkland, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.7%

  2. Worked At Home

    11.8%

  3. Carpooled

    6.12%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Parkland, FL was Drove Alone (79.7%), followed by those who Worked At Home (11.8%) and those who Carpooled (6.12%).

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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