High Springs, FL

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Population

5,764

1.51% growth

Median Age

36.8


Median Household Income

$54,059

14% growth

Poverty Rate

11.8%


Number of Employees

2,625

1.47% growth

Median Property Value

$157,800

8.98% growth

About

In 2017, High Springs, FL had a population of 5.76k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $54,059. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of High Springs, FL grew from 5,678 to 5,764, a 1.51% increase and its median household income grew from $47,401 to $54,059, a 14% increase.

The population of High Springs, FL is 72.1% White Alone, 14.7% Black or African American Alone, and 9.73% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in High Springs, FL speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in High Springs, FL is $157,800, and the homeownership rate is 76.1%. Most people in High Springs, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in High Springs, FL is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of High Springs, FL employs 2.63k people. The largest industries in High Springs, FL are Educational Services (418 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (404 people), and Manufacturing (274 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,833), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,063), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,333).

Median household income in High Springs, FL is $54,059. Males in High Springs, 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 High Springs, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,059

2017 value

± $11,130

14%

1 Year Growth

± 26.8%

Households in High Springs, FL have a median annual income of $54,059, 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 $47,401 in 2016, which represents a 14% 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.

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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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for High Springs, 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 High Springs, 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

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in High Springs, FL (675 out of 5.74k 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 Males 25 - 34, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 12 - 14.

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

    444 ± 169

  2. Black

    159 ± 120

  3. Hispanic

    84 ± 104

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in High Springs, 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

2.63k

2017 Value

± 382

1.47%

1 Year growth

± 20.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in High Springs, FL grew at a rate of 1.47%, from 2.59k employees to 2.63k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in High Springs, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (409 people), Management Occupations (349 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (206 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of High Springs, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of High Springs, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (409 people), Management Occupations (349 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (206 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, High Springs, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.56 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.22 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.87 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of High Springs, FL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($106,083), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($105,500), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($71,719).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.63k

2017 Value

± 382

1.47%

1 Year growth

± 20.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in High Springs, FL grew at a rate of 1.47%, from 2.59k employees to 2.63k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in High Springs, FL, are Educational Services (418 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (404 people), and Manufacturing (274 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of High Springs, FL, though some of these residents may live in High Springs, 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 High Springs, FL, by number of employees, are Educational Services (418 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (404 people), and Manufacturing (274 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, High Springs, FL has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.06 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.72 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in High Springs, FL, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,833), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,063), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,333).

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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

82.9% of the population of High Springs, FL has health coverage, with 47.8% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 8.12% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 2.17% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in High Springs, 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).

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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

17.1%

Uninsured

47.8%

Employer Coverage

11.3%

Medicaid

8.12%

Medicare

13.6%

Non-Group

2.17%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in High Springs, FL declined by 6.8% from 18.3% to 17.1%.

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

High Springs, FL is home to a population of 5.76k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of High Springs, FL residents were born outside of the country (250 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of High Springs, FL is composed of 4.16k White Alone residents (72.1%), 845 Black or African American Alone residents (14.7%), 561 Hispanic or Latino residents (9.73%), 119 Two or More Races residents (2.06%), 42 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.729%), 21 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.364%), 18 Asian Alone residents (0.312%), and 3 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.052%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.6

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 19.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in High Springs, FL was 36.8. 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 High Springs, FL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all High Springs, FL residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    250 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of High Springs, FL residents (250 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 High Springs, 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

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of High Springs, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in High Springs, FL was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.16k ± 363

  2. Black or African American Alone

    845 ± 339

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    561 ± 246

In 2017, there were 4.92 times more White Alone residents (4.16k people) in High Springs, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 845 Black or African American Alone and 561 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 High Springs, 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 High Springs, 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 High Springs, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of High Springs, 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

    208 ± 118

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    99 ± 73

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    78 ± 73

High Springs, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in High Springs, FL was $157,800 in 2017, which is 0.725 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $144,800 to $157,800, a 8.98% increase. The homeownership rate in High Springs, FL is 76.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in High Springs, FL have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in High Springs, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$54,059

Median Household Income

± $11,130

1.97k

Number of Households

± 306

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.97k households in High Springs, FL grew to $54,059 from the previous year's value of $47,401.

The following chart displays the households in High Springs, 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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Housing

Property Value

$157,800

2017 Median

± $17,604

$144,800

2016 Median

± $24,782

In 2017, the median property value in High Springs, FL grew to to $157,800 from the previous year's value of $144,800.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

76.1%

2017 Homeownership

76.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.1% of the housing units in High Springs, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.5%.

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

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in High Springs, FL have a longer commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.39% of the workforce in High Springs, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.6%

  2. Carpooled

    8.27%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.21%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in High Springs, FL was Drove Alone (87.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.27%) and those who Worked At Home (2.21%).

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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