Flagler County, FL

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Population

105,015

2.04% growth

Median Age

50.3


Median Household Income

$51,049

4.4% growth

Poverty Rate

13.3%


Number of Employees

39,278

4.03% growth

Median Property Value

$188,400

7.84% growth

About

In 2017, Flagler County, FL had a population of 105k people with a median age of 50.3 and a median household income of $51,049. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Flagler County, FL grew from 102,917 to 105,015, a 2.04% increase and its median household income grew from $48,898 to $51,049, a 4.4% increase.

The population of Flagler County, FL is 74.7% White Alone, 9.99% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.99% Black or African American Alone. 15% of the people in Flagler County, FL speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Flagler County, FL are Flagler Technical Institute (111 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Flagler County, FL is $188,400, and the homeownership rate is 77%. Most people in Flagler County, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Flagler County, FL is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Flagler County, FL employs 39.3k people. The largest industries in Flagler County, FL are Retail Trade (5,864 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,623 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,875 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($48,571), Manufacturing ($42,891), and Public Administration ($41,185).

Median household income in Flagler County, FL is $51,049. Males in Flagler County, 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 Flagler County, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,049

2017 value

± $1,256

4.4%

1 Year Growth

± 3.55%

Households in Flagler County, FL have a median annual income of $51,049, 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 $48,898 in 2016, which represents a 4.4% 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 Flagler County, 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 Flagler County, 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 Flagler County, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 603.03

  2. Census Tract 603.01

  3. Census Tract 601.05

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Flagler County, FL was Census Tract 603.03 with a value of $72,955, followed by Census Tract 603.01 and Census Tract 601.05, with respective values of $64,097 and $60,977.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Flagler County, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Flagler County, FL (13.8k out of 104k 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 45 - 54, followed by Males 45 - 54 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. White

    10,236 ± 869

  2. Black

    2,107 ± 409

  3. Hispanic

    1,959 ± 357

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Flagler County, 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

39.3k

2017 Value

± 1,599

4.03%

1 Year growth

± 5.58%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Flagler County, FL grew at a rate of 4.03%, from 37.8k employees to 39.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Flagler County, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (6,399 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,125 people), and Management Occupations (3,434 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Flagler County, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Flagler County, FL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (6,399 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,125 people), and Management Occupations (3,434 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Flagler County, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Sales & Related Occupations (1.54 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.47 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.47 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Flagler County, FL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($65,114), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($61,751), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($57,212).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

39.3k

2017 Value

± 1,599

4.03%

1 Year growth

± 5.58%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Flagler County, FL grew at a rate of 4.03%, from 37.8k employees to 39.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Flagler County, FL, are Retail Trade (5,864 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,623 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,875 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Flagler County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Flagler County, 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 Flagler County, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (5,864 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,623 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,875 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Flagler County, FL has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.82 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.41 times), and Retail Trade (1.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Flagler County, FL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($48,571), Manufacturing ($42,891), and Public Administration ($41,185).

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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

86.8% of the population of Flagler County, FL has health coverage, with 35.2% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 21.2% on Medicare, 16.2% on non-group plans, and 2.33% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Flagler County, FL see 1952 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.53% decrease from the previous year (2134 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2777 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1969 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

1,952 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Flagler County, FL see an average of 1,952 patients per year. This represents a 8.53% decrease from the previous year (2,134 patients).

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

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Access and Quality

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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

13.2%

Uninsured

35.2%

Employer Coverage

11.8%

Medicaid

21.2%

Medicare

16.2%

Non-Group

2.33%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Flagler County, FL declined by 8.78% from 14.5% to 13.2%.

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

Flagler County, FL is home to a population of 105k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 11.2% of Flagler County, FL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Flagler County, FL is composed of 78.5k White Alone residents (74.7%), 10.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.99%), 10.5k Black or African American Alone residents (9.99%), 2.63k Asian Alone residents (2.51%), 1.99k Two or More Races residents (1.89%), 593 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.565%), 311 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.296%), and 15 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0143%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Flagler County, FL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (6,174 speakers), Portuguese or Portuguese Creole (1,915 speakers), and Russian (1,556 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

49

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

59

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Flagler County, FL was 50.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 59. But people in Flagler County, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Flagler County, FL residents was 50.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

11.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 11.2% of Flagler County, 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 Flagler County, FL was 11.9%, 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 Flagler County, FL was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Flagler County, FL residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

96.9%

2017 Citizenship

96.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.9% of Flagler County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Flagler County, FL was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    78.5k ± 322

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    10.5k ± 820

  3. Black or African American Alone

    10.5k ± 414

In 2017, there were 7.48 times more White Alone residents (78.5k people) in Flagler County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.5k Hispanic or Latino and 10.5k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Flagler County, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    6,174 speakers (6.4%)

  2. Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

    1,915 speakers (1.99%)

  3. Russian

    1,556 speakers (1.61%)

15% of Flagler County, 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 Flagler County, FL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 6.4% of the overall population of Flagler County, FL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.99% speak Portuguese or Portuguese Creole and 1.61% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,245 ± 343

  2. Korea

    1,468 ± 264

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,103 ± 281

Flagler County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Flagler County, FL awarded 111 degrees. The student population of Flagler County, FL is skewed towards women, with 38 male students and 79 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Flagler County, FL are White (65 and 59.1%), followed by Black or African American (27 and 24.5%), Hispanic or Latino (15 and 13.6%), and Asian (1 and 0.909%).

The largest universities in Flagler County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Flagler Technical Institute (111 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Flagler County, FL are Child Care & Support Services Management (42 and 37.8%), Child Care Provider (18 and 16.2%), and Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (13 and 11.7%).

The median tuition costs in Flagler County, 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Flagler County, FL was Child Care & Support Services Management with 42 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

111 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Flagler County, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Flagler Technical Institute with 111 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

24

Degrees Awarded to Men

87

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 24 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Flagler County, FL, which is 0.276 times less than the 87 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

    65 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    27 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Flagler County, FL were to White students. These 65 degrees mean that there were 2.41 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 27 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Flagler County, FL was $188,400 in 2017, which is 0.866 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $174,700 to $188,400, a 7.84% increase. The homeownership rate in Flagler County, FL is 77%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Flagler County, FL have an average commute time of 23.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Flagler County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$51,049

Median Household Income

± $1,256

39.4k

Number of Households

± 1,305

In 2017, the median household income of the 39.4k households in Flagler County, FL grew to $51,049 from the previous year's value of $48,898.

The following chart displays the households in Flagler County, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$188,400

2017 Median

± $4,084

$174,700

2016 Median

± $3,391

In 2017, the median property value in Flagler County, FL grew to to $188,400 from the previous year's value of $174,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Flagler County, 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 Flagler County, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

77%

2017 Homeownership

76.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77% of the housing units in Flagler County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.9%.

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

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Commute Time

23.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Flagler County, FL have a shorter commute time (23.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.04% of the workforce in Flagler County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.5%

  2. Worked At Home

    7.66%

  3. Carpooled

    6.64%

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

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