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Glades County, FL&

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0.62% growth
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3.77% growth
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-4.93% decline
Median Property Value
0.48% growth


The economy of Glades County, FL employs 3,701 people. The economy of Glades County, FL is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Utilities; and Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, which employ respectively 12.14; 9.65; and 2.07 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Glades County, FL are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting (606), Retail trade (360), and Accommodation & Food Service (346), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($36,939), Educational Services ($33,776), and Transportation & Warehousing ($31,971).

Median household income in Glades County, FL is $34,877. Males in Glades County, FL have an average income that is 1.16 times higher than the average income of females, which is $32,939. The income inequality of Glades County, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Glades County, FL. In Glades County, FL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to N/A primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $13,067. Duval County, FL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Florida.


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Glades County, FL is home to a population of 13,272 people, from which 90.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Glades County, FL is composed of 8,084 White residents (60.9%), 2,817 Hispanic residents (21.2%), 1,653 Black residents (12.5%), 529 Native residents (3.99%), and 113 Two+ residents (0.85%). The most common foreign languages in Glades County, FL are Spanish (2,254 speakers), Other Native North American (114 speakers), and French Creole (108 speakers), but compared to other places, Glades County, FL has a relative high number of Other Native North American (114 speakers), Hungarian (43 speakers), and French Creole (108 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Florida awarded 323,887 degrees. The student population of Florida is skewed towards females, with 131,302 male students and 192,585 female students. Most students in Florida are White (145,099 and 44.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (73,324 and 22.6%), Black or African American (53,051 and 16.4%), and Unknown (23,574 and 7.28%). The largest universities in Florida by number of graduates are University of Central Florida (15,953 and 4.93%), University of Florida (14,701 and 4.54%), and Miami Dade College (13,052 and 4.03%). The most popular majors in Florida are General Psychology (6,660 and 2.06%), Registered Nursing (6,423 and 1.98%), and General Business Administration & Management (6,068 and 1.87%). The median tuition costs in Florida are $26,910 for private four year colleges, and $3,135 and $14,374 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Glades County, FL is $84,500, which is 0.43 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $84,100 to $84,500, a 0.48% increase. The homeownership rate of Glades County, FL is 74.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Glades County, FL have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Glades County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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