Holmes County, FL

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Population

19,483

0.439% decline

Median Age

42.2


Median Household Income

$37,474

0.0988% growth

Poverty Rate

26.6%


Number of Employees

6,391

0.668% decline

Median Property Value

$92,400

1.87% growth

About

In 2017, Holmes County, FL had a population of 19.5k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $37,474. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Holmes County, FL declined from 19,569 to 19,483, a -0.439% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,437 to $37,474, a 0.0988% increase.

The population of Holmes County, FL is 87.1% White Alone, 7.35% Black or African American Alone, and 2.73% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Holmes County, FL speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Holmes County, FL is $92,400, and the homeownership rate is 78.3%. Most people in Holmes County, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Holmes County, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Holmes County, FL employs 6.39k people. The largest industries in Holmes County, FL are Retail Trade (969 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (739 people), and Public Administration (680 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($43,021), Finance & Insurance ($39,948), and Information ($39,667).

Median household income in Holmes County, FL is $37,474. Males in Holmes 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 Holmes County, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,474

2017 value

± $4,051

0.0988%

1 Year Growth

± 13.1%

Households in Holmes County, FL have a median annual income of $37,474, 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 $37,437 in 2016, which represents a 0.0988% 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 Holmes 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.

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. Census Tract 9601

  2. Census Tract 9602

  3. Census Tract 9603

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Holmes County, FL was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $37,976, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $35,481 and $35,051.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Holmes County, FL (4.68k out of 17.6k 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 45 - 54, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    4,228 ± 379

  2. Hispanic

    205 ± 146

  3. Black

    173 ± 96

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Holmes 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.39k

2017 Value

± 531

-0.668%

1 Year decline

± 11.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Holmes County, FL declined at a rate of -0.668%, from 6.43k employees to 6.39k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Holmes County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (791 people), Management Occupations (732 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (674 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Holmes County, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Holmes County, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (791 people), Management Occupations (732 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (674 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Holmes County, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.67 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.85 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.73 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Holmes County, FL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($76,146), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($52,679), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($50,521).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.39k

2017 Value

± 531

-0.668%

1 Year decline

± 11.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Holmes County, FL declined at a rate of -0.668%, from 6.43k employees to 6.39k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Holmes County, FL, are Retail Trade (969 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (739 people), and Public Administration (680 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Holmes County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Holmes 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 Holmes County, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (969 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (739 people), and Public Administration (680 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Holmes County, FL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.34 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.49 times), and Public Administration (2.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Holmes County, FL, by median earnings, are Educational Services ($43,021), Finance & Insurance ($39,948), and Information ($39,667).

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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

81.3% of the population of Holmes County, FL has health coverage, with 27.2% on employee plans, 21.9% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 3% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Holmes County, FL see 2761 patients per year on average, which represents a 29.7% decrease from the previous year (3930 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2436 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1218 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

2,761 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Holmes County, FL see an average of 2,761 patients per year. This represents a 29.7% decrease from the previous year (3,930 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%).

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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

18.7%

Uninsured

27.2%

Employer Coverage

21.9%

Medicaid

13.8%

Medicare

15.4%

Non-Group

3%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Holmes County, FL grew by 5.5% from 17.7% to 18.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Holmes 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

Holmes County, FL is home to a population of 19.5k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.91% of Holmes County, FL residents were born outside of the country (373 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Holmes County, FL is composed of 17k White Alone residents (87.1%), 1.43k Black or African American Alone residents (7.35%), 532 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.73%), 250 Two or More Races residents (1.28%), 220 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.13%), 40 Asian Alone residents (0.205%), 30 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.154%), and 8 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0411%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Holmes County, FL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 16.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Holmes County, FL was 42.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Holmes County, FL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Holmes County, FL residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.91%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

373 people

1.74%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

340 people

As of 2017, 1.91% of Holmes County, FL residents (373 people) 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 Holmes County, FL was 1.74%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of Holmes County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Holmes County, FL was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17k ± 18

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.43k ± 82

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    532 ± 193

In 2017, there were 11.9 times more White Alone residents (17k people) in Holmes County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.43k Black or African American Alone and 532 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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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 Holmes County, 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 Holmes County, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Holmes County, 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

    685 ± 120

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    201 ± 90

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    136 ± 67

Holmes County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Holmes County, FL was $92,400 in 2017, which is 0.425 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $90,700 to $92,400, a 1.87% increase. The homeownership rate in Holmes County, FL is 78.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Holmes County, FL have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Holmes 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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$37,474

Median Household Income

± $4,051

7.02k

Number of Households

± 512

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.02k households in Holmes County, FL grew to $37,474 from the previous year's value of $37,437.

The following chart displays the households in Holmes 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 $10k - $15k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$92,400

2017 Median

± $9,122

$90,700

2016 Median

± $11,661

In 2017, the median property value in Holmes County, FL grew to to $92,400 from the previous year's value of $90,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Holmes 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 Holmes County, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

78.3%

2017 Homeownership

79.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.3% of the housing units in Holmes County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.8%.

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

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Holmes County, FL have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.96% of the workforce in Holmes County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.3%

  2. Carpooled

    9.16%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.64%

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

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