Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL

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Population
104,846
2.04% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
Median Age
40.6

Poverty Rate
22.8%

Median Household Income
$40,485
3.9% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$88,200
1.5% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
34,175
4.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL had a population of 105k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $40,485. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL grew from 102,747 to 104,846, a 2.04% increase and its median household income grew from $38,965 to $40,485, a 3.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.9%), White (Hispanic) (30.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.12%), Other (Hispanic) (2.33%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.26%). 31.6% of the people in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL speak a non-English language, and 87.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL is $88,200, and the homeownership rate is 72.1%. Most people in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Florida (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 49% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.2%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, FL with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Florida
49% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Florida
  1. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Florida was Holmes County, FL with 87.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Florida colored by their party leaning.

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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

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 27 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 Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL is home to a population of 105k people, from which 87.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 17.6% of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL residents were born outside of the country (18.4k people).

In 2018, there were 1.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.4k people) in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.3k White (Hispanic) and 9.56k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL are Spanish (29,104 speakers), Other & Unspecified Languages (313 speakers), and Other Native Languages of North America (299 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    55.4k ± 694
  2. White (Hispanic)
    32.3k ± 960
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.56k ± 255
34.7%
Hispanic Population
36.4k people

In 2018, there were 1.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.4k people) in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.3k White (Hispanic) and 9.56k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

34.7% of the people in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL are hispanic (36.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    29,104 speakers (29.5%)
  2. Other & Unspecified Languages
    313 speakers (0.317%)
  3. Other Native Languages of North America
    299 speakers (0.303%)

31.6% of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was Spanish. 29.5% of the overall population of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL are native Spanish speakers. 0.317% speak Other & Unspecified Languages and 0.303% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
18.4k people
17.7%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
17.8k people

As of 2018, 17.6% of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL residents (18.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was 17.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    8,294 ± 2,144 people
  2. Cuba
    3,642 ± 1,455 people
  3. Nicaragua
    707 ± 651 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was Mexico, the natal country of 8,294 Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL residents, followed by Cuba with 3,642 and Nicaragua with 707.

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Citizenship

87.6%
2018 Citizenship
87.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 87.6% of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was 87.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,384 ± 318
  2. Korea
    823 ± 179
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    601 ± 200

Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL is $40,485. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was Weston, Pembroke Pines (Northwest) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $109,903, followed by Coral Gables City, Pinecrest Village & Kendall (South) PUMA, FL and Wellington Village & Agricultural Reserve PUMA, FL, with respective values of $102,758 and $102,697.

Males in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $33,997. The income inequality in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.423, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL employs 34.2k people. The largest industries in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL are Farming (3,855 people), Construction (3,363 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,655 people), and the highest paying industries are Banking & related activities ($97,906), Computer Systems Design ($84,332), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($77,428).

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,485
2018 value
± $1,356
3.9%
1 Year Growth
± 4.94%

Households in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL have a median annual income of $40,485, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,965 in 2017, which represents a 3.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$41,395
Average Male Salary in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL
± $8,962
$33,997
Average Female Salary in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL
± $6,590

In 2017, full-time male employees in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL made 1.22 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL
  1. Asian
    $36,287 ± $33,708
  2. White
    $34,411 ± $5,677
  3. Other
    $31,280 ± $39,540

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL.

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Wage Distribution

0.423
2017 Wage GINI in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL
0.432
2016 Wage GINI in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL

In 2017, the income inequality in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was 0.423 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.14% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was Weston, Pembroke Pines (Northwest) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $109,903, followed by Coral Gables City, Pinecrest Village & Kendall (South) PUMA, FL and Wellington Village & Agricultural Reserve PUMA, FL, with respective values of $102,758 and $102,697.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL (22.7k out of 99.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 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
    18,252 ± 1,075
  2. Hispanic
    11,621 ± 898
  3. Black
    2,580 ± 420

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, 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

34.2k
2017 Value
4.2%
1 Year growth
± 4.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 4.2%, from 32.8k employees to 34.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (3,710 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,193 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,039 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (3,710 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,193 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,039 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers (26.3 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (19.4 times), and Graders & sorters, agricultural products (8.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL, by average salary, are Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers ($147,937), Firefighters ($145,579), and Chief executives & legislators ($112,098).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

34.2k
2017 Value
4.2%
1 Year growth
± 4.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 4.2%, from 32.8k employees to 34.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL, are Farming (3,855 people), Construction (3,363 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,655 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL, though some of these residents may live in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, 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 Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL, by number of employees, are Farming (3,855 people), Construction (3,363 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,655 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL has an unusually high number of Sugar & confectionery products (30.8 times higher than expected), Support activities for agriculture & forestry (22.4 times), and Farming (18.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL, by average salary, are Banking & related activities ($97,906), Computer Systems Design ($84,332), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($77,428).

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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 in Florida
$714B
Projected 2045 Value in Florida
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was $88,200 in 2018, which is 0.384 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $86,900 to $88,200, a 1.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL is 72.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$88,200
2018 Median
± $3,338
$86,900
2017 Median
± $3,358

In 2018, the median property value in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL grew to to $88,200 from the previous year's value of $86,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, 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 Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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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.
$40,485
Median Household Income
± $1,356
34.8k
Number of Households
± 1,363

In 2018, the median household income of the 34.8k households in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL grew to $40,485 from the previous year's value of $38,965.

The following chart displays the households in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.1%
2018 Homeownership
71.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 72.1% of the housing units in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL have a shorter commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 5.5% of the workforce in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    73.5%
  2. Carpooled
    13.4%
  3. Worked At Home
    4.37%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL was Drove Alone (73.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.4%) and those who Worked At Home (4.37%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

79.1% of the population of Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL has health coverage, with 25.1% on employee plans, 25.7% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 2.07% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Florida 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 in Florida

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 its neighboring geographies.

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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 in Florida
$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

20.9%
Uninsured
25.1%
Employer Coverage
25.7%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
2.07%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, FL N/A by N/A from N/A% to 20.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Highlands (South & East), Okeechobee, Hendry & Glades Counties PUMA, 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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