Babson Park, FL

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Population

1,399

0.71% decline

Median Age

26.2


Median Household Income

$52,955

35.3% growth

Poverty Rate

17.5%


Number of Employees

359

3.46% growth

Median Property Value

$117,900

10.9% growth

About

In 2017, Babson Park, FL had a population of 1.4k people with a median age of 26.2 and a median household income of $52,955. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Babson Park, FL declined from 1,409 to 1,399, a -0.71% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,135 to $52,955, a 35.3% increase.

The population of Babson Park, FL is 58% White Alone, 24.1% Black or African American Alone, and 15.4% Hispanic or Latino. 8.35% of the people in Babson Park, FL speak a non-English language, and 95.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Babson Park, FL are Webber International University (148 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Babson Park, FL is $117,900, and the homeownership rate is 85%. Most people in Babson Park, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Babson Park, FL is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Babson Park, FL employs 359 people. The largest industries in Babson Park, FL are Educational Services (113 people), Retail Trade (37 people), and Manufacturing (35 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($49,063), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,673), and Educational Services ($41,597).

Median household income in Babson Park, FL is $52,955. Males in Babson Park, 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 Babson Park, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,955

2017 value

± $13,345

35.3%

1 Year Growth

± 34.6%

Households in Babson Park, FL have a median annual income of $52,955, 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 $39,135 in 2016, which represents a 35.3% 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 Babson Park, FL made 1.34 times more than female 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 Babson Park, FL 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 Babson Park, 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. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Babson Park, FL was N/A with a value of N/A, 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 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Babson Park, FL (199 out of 1.13k 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 6 - 11, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

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. Black

    148 ± 102

  2. White

    51 ± 68

  3. Hispanic

    31 ± 67

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Babson Park, FL is Black, followed by White 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

359

2017 Value

± 120

3.46%

1 Year growth

± 47.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Babson Park, FL grew at a rate of 3.46%, from 347 employees to 359 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Babson Park, FL, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (81 people), Production Occupations (53 people), and Transportation Occupations (31 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Babson Park, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Babson Park, FL, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (81 people), Production Occupations (53 people), and Transportation Occupations (31 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Babson Park, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Education, Training, & Library Occupations (3.73 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.6 times), and Production Occupations (2.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Babson Park, FL, by median earnings, are Transportation Occupations ($60,739), Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($46,346), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations ($46,058).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

359

2017 Value

± 120

3.46%

1 Year growth

± 47.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Babson Park, FL grew at a rate of 3.46%, from 347 employees to 359 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Babson Park, FL, are Educational Services (113 people), Retail Trade (37 people), and Manufacturing (35 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Babson Park, FL, though some of these residents may live in Babson Park, 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 Babson Park, FL, by number of employees, are Educational Services (113 people), Retail Trade (37 people), and Manufacturing (35 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Babson Park, FL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.18 times higher than expected), Educational Services (3.4 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.58 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Babson Park, FL, by median earnings, are Health Care & Social Assistance ($49,063), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,673), and Educational Services ($41,597).

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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 with $44.9B and Gasoline and $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

89.5% of the population of Babson Park, FL has health coverage, with 37.9% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 24.1% on non-group plans, and 0.929% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Babson Park, 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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1376 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1376 patients per year. This represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1379 patients).

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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

10.5%

Uninsured

37.9%

Employer Coverage

14.8%

Medicaid

11.8%

Medicare

24.1%

Non-Group

0.929%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Babson Park, FL declined by 38.8% from 17.2% to 10.5%.

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

Babson Park, FL is home to a population of 1.4k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.65% of Babson Park, FL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Babson Park, FL is composed of 812 White Alone residents (58%), 337 Black or African American Alone residents (24.1%), 216 Hispanic or Latino residents (15.4%), 19 Two or More Races residents (1.36%), 15 Asian Alone residents (1.07%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Babson Park, FL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (63 speakers), Chinese (16 speakers), and Portuguese or Portuguese Creole (8 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 15.3

26

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Babson Park, FL was 26.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 26. But people in Babson Park, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Babson Park, FL residents was 22.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.65%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.81%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.65% of Babson Park, FL residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Babson Park, FL was 7.81%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Babson Park, FL was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Babson Park, FL residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

95.4%

2017 Citizenship

94%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.4% of Babson Park, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Babson Park, FL was 94%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    812 ± 242

  2. Black or African American Alone

    337 ± 208

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    216 ± 164

In 2017, there were 2.41 times more White Alone residents (812 people) in Babson Park, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 337 Black or African American Alone and 216 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 Babson Park, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    63 speakers (5.11%)

  2. Chinese

    16 speakers (1.3%)

  3. Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

    8 speakers (0.648%)

8.35% of Babson Park, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Babson Park, FL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5.11% of the overall population of Babson Park, FL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.3% speak Chinese and 0.648% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    18 ± 28

  2. Korea

    4 ± 15

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 23

Babson Park, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Babson Park, FL awarded 148 degrees. The student population of Babson Park, FL is skewed towards men, with 487 male students and 225 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Babson Park, FL are White (58 and 56.9%), followed by Black or African American (23 and 22.5%), Hispanic or Latino (20 and 19.6%), and Asian (1 and 0.98%).

The largest universities in Babson Park, FL by number of degrees awarded are Webber International University (148 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Babson Park, FL are Sport & Fitness Management (34 and 23%), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (21 and 14.2%), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (16 and 10.8%).

The median tuition costs in Babson Park, FL are $22,770 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Babson Park, FL was Sport & Fitness Management with 30 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

148 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$22,770

Median Private

In 2016, the Babson Park, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Webber International University with 148 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

85

Degrees Awarded to Men

63

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 85 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Babson Park, FL, which is 1.35 times more than the 63 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

    58 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    20 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Babson Park, FL were to White students. These 58 degrees mean that there were 2.52 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Babson Park, FL was $117,900 in 2017, which is 0.542 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $106,300 to $117,900, a 10.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Babson Park, FL is 85%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Babson Park, FL have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Babson Park, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,955

Median Household Income

± $13,345

374

Number of Households

± 126

In 2017, the median household income of the 374 households in Babson Park, FL grew to $52,955 from the previous year's value of $39,135.

The following chart displays the households in Babson Park, 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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Housing

Property Value

$117,900

2017 Median

± $72,374

$106,300

2016 Median

± $23,739

In 2017, the median property value in Babson Park, FL grew to to $117,900 from the previous year's value of $106,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Babson Park, 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 Babson Park, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Babson Park, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Babson Park, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

85%

2017 Homeownership

71.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 85% of the housing units in Babson Park, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Babson Park, 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 Babson Park, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Babson Park, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

20.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Babson Park, FL have a shorter commute time (20.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.94% of the workforce in Babson Park, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    90.1%

  2. Carpooled

    4.82%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.68%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Babson Park, FL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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