Hillsborough County, FL

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2021 Population
1.44M
0.482% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
37.6
0.535% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
14%
0.223% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$64,164
5.94% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$251,200
7.72% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
713,076
0.137% 1-year decline

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In 2021, Hillsborough County, FL had a population of 1.44M people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $64,164. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Hillsborough County, FL declined from 1.45M to 1.44M, a −0.482% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,566 to $64,164, a 5.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hillsborough County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (47%), White (Hispanic) (16.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.39%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.56%).

None of the households in Hillsborough County, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91.5% of the residents in Hillsborough County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hillsborough County, FL are University of South Florida (14,828 degrees awarded in 2021), Hillsborough Community College (6,012 degrees), and The University of Tampa (2,489 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Hillsborough County, FL was $251,200, and the homeownership rate was 59.8%.

Most people in Hillsborough County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Hillsborough County, FL was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hillsborough County, FL is home to a population of 1.44M people, from which 91.5% are citizens. As of 2021, 18.3% of Hillsborough County, FL residents were born outside of the country (264k people).

In 2021, there were 2.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (679k people) in Hillsborough County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 236k White (Hispanic) and 224k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.5%
2021 Citizenship
91.4%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 91.5% of Hillsborough County, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Hillsborough County, FL was 91.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hillsborough County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    679k ± 1.49k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    236k ± 4.52k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    224k ± 1.97k
29.6%
Hispanic Population
427k people

In 2021, there were 2.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (679k people) in Hillsborough County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 236k White (Hispanic) and 224k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.6% of the people in Hillsborough County, FL are hispanic (427k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hillsborough County, FL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    993,450 ± 23,894 people
  2. Haiti
    340,538 ± 14,212 people
  3. Colombia
    292,600 ± 13,189 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 993,450 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 340,538 and Colombia with 292,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

18.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
264k people
17.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
260k people

As of 2021, 18.3% of Hillsborough County, FL residents (264k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hillsborough County, FL was 17.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    25,404 ± 1,461
  2. Vietnam
    24,495 ± 1,065
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    17,029 ± 1,197

Hillsborough County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hillsborough County, FL employs 713k people. The largest industries in Hillsborough County, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (95,402 people), Retail Trade (79,282 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (67,303 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($75,658), Utilities ($73,657), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,408).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,213. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

713k
2021 Value
± 7,455
−0.137%
1 Year decline
± 1.51%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Hillsborough County, FL declined at a rate of −0.137%, from 714k employees to 713k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hillsborough County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (90,446 people), Sales & Related Occupations (78,518 people), and Management Occupations (77,456 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hillsborough County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

713k
2021 Value
± 7,455
−0.137%
1 Year decline
± 1.51%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Hillsborough County, FL declined at a rate of −0.137%, from 714k employees to 713k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hillsborough County, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (95,402 people), Retail Trade (79,282 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (67,303 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hillsborough County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Hillsborough County, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,872
Median earning men ± $529
$35,829
Median earning women ± $785

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($71,351), Information ($65,226), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,426).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($50,116), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,897), and Wholesale Trade ($44,794).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Florida. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 16,101
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 12,699
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 10,797
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $13.7M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $12.2M
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. $9.59M
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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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. $93.7B
  2. $57.8B
  3. $56.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $93.7B, followed by Electronics ($57.8B) and Pharmaceuticals ($56.4B).

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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$640B
2020 Value in Florida
$1.41T
Projected 2050 Value in Florida
121% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $640B. This is expected to increase 121% to $1.41T by 2050.

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. $22.9B
  2. $17.8B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $22.9B, followed by Texas with $17.8B and California and $14.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hillsborough County, FL went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (46%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.796%).

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.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

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, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 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 Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Hillsborough County, FL awarded 26,721 degrees. The student population of Hillsborough County, FL in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 35,263 male students and 51,290 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hillsborough County, FL are White (12,259 and 49.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5,858 and 23.5%), Black or African American (3,066 and 12.3%), and Unknown (1,448 and 5.82%).

The largest universities in Hillsborough County, FL by number of degrees awarded are University of South Florida (14,828 and 55.5%), Hillsborough Community College (6,012 and 22.5%), and The University of Tampa (2,489 and 9.31%).

The most popular majors in Hillsborough County, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (3,801 and 14.2%), General Health Services (1,162 and 4.35%), and Registered Nursing (1,148 and 4.3%).

The median tuition costs in Hillsborough County, FL are $15,190 for private four year colleges, and $4,559 and $15,473 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Hillsborough County, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 51.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 86,553 (40.7% men and 59.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 86,553 students enrolled in Hillsborough County, FL, 40.7% men and 59.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 38,632 records, of which 59.4% were women and 40.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,162 degrees awarded
  2. 867 degrees awarded
  3. 748 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hillsborough County, FL was General Health Services with 1,162 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 14,828 degrees awarded
  2. 6,012 degrees awarded
  3. 2,489 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of South Florida with 14,828 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 10,706 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hillsborough County, FL, which is 0.668 times less than the 16,015 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 12,259 degrees mean that there were 2.09 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 5,858 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($15,540) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,851) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,425) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.13% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (4.9M), Some college (3.57M), and Bachelors Degree (3.2M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Hillsborough County, FL was $251,200 in 2021, which is 1.03 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $233,200 to $251,200, a 7.72% increase. The homeownership rate in Hillsborough County, FL is 59.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Hillsborough County, FL have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hillsborough County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hillsborough County, FL is $64,164. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hillsborough County, FL was Census Tract 64 with a value of $159,100, followed by Census Tract 60 and Census Tract 59, with respective values of $156,750 and $154,110.

In 2022, 18.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hillsborough County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2%.

Property

$251,200
Median Property Value 2021
±$2,184
$327,406
Median Property Taxes
±$4,548

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hillsborough County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hillsborough County, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.8%
Homeownership
2021
67.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 59.8% of the housing units in Hillsborough County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 64
  2. Census Tract 60
  3. Census Tract 59

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hillsborough County, FL was Census Tract 64 with a value of $159,100, followed by Census Tract 60 and Census Tract 59, with respective values of $156,750 and $154,110.

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

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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.
$64,164
Median Household Income
± $711
548k
Number of Households
± 6,178

In 2021, the median household income of the 548k households in Hillsborough County, FL grew to $64,164 from the previous year's value of $60,566.

The following chart displays the households in Hillsborough 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hillsborough County, FL is from Florida.
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida
0.472
2020 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2021, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.108% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (74.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.6%)
  3. Carpooled (8.58%)

In 2021, 74.5% of workers in Hillsborough County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.6%) and those who carpooled to work (8.58%).

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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Commute Time

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hillsborough County, FL have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.03% of the workforce in Hillsborough County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hillsborough County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hillsborough County, FL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 18.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hillsborough County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2%.

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Poverty & Diversity

14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hillsborough County, FL (200k out of 1.42M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hillsborough County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 14.3% of the children was living in poverty in Hillsborough County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 12.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 312 in Hillsborough County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 157 per 100,000 population.

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87.9% of the population of Hillsborough County, FL has health coverage, with 45.2% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 10.1% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 2.76% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough County, FL see 1204 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.166% decrease from the previous year (1206 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1695 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 515 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,204 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hillsborough County, FL

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough County, FL see an average of 1,204 patients per year. This represents a 0.166% decrease from the previous year (1,206 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hillsborough County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 22.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

12.1%
Uninsured
45.2%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
10.1%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
2.76%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hillsborough County, FL declined by 1% from 12.2% to 12.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hillsborough County, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 54.8 in Hillsborough County, FL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of adults reporting binge or heavy drinking (age-adjusted) was 19.6% in Hillsborough County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.9% in Hillsborough County, FL.

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