Kissimmee, FL

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2021 Population
77,189
6.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
35.3
0% 1-year change
2021 Poverty Rate
24.6%
1.84% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$41,746
0.838% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$217,000
7.8% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Kissimmee, FL had a population of 77.2k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $41,746. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Kissimmee, FL grew from 72,410 to 77,189, a 6.6% increase and its median household income grew from $41,399 to $41,746, a 0.838% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kissimmee, FL are White (Hispanic) (34.3%), Other (Hispanic) (19.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (17.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (14%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.53%).

None of the households in Kissimmee, 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.

83.4% of the residents in Kissimmee, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kissimmee, FL are Academy of Career Training (76 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Kissimmee, FL was $217,000, and the homeownership rate was 45.2%.

Most people in Kissimmee, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Kissimmee, FL was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Kissimmee, FL is home to a population of 77.2k people, from which 83.4% are citizens. As of 2021, 29.4% of Kissimmee, FL residents were born outside of the country (22.7k people).

In 2021, there were 1.77 times more White (Hispanic) residents (26.5k people) in Kissimmee, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15k Other (Hispanic) and 13.6k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

83.4%
2021 Citizenship
86.1%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 83.4% of Kissimmee, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Kissimmee, FL was 86.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kissimmee, FL
  1. White (Hispanic)
    26.5k ± 2.28k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    15k ± 2.49k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.6k ± 1.5k
70.1%
Hispanic Population
54.1k people

In 2021, there were 1.77 times more White (Hispanic) residents (26.5k people) in Kissimmee, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15k Other (Hispanic) and 13.6k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

70.1% of the people in Kissimmee, FL are hispanic (54.1k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

29.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
22.7k people
26.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
18.9k people

As of 2021, 29.4% of Kissimmee, FL residents (22.7k 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 Kissimmee, FL was 26.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    951 ± 420
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    678 ± 377
  3. Vietnam
    524 ± 146

Kissimmee, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Kissimmee, FL employs 37k people. The largest industries in Kissimmee, FL are , and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($47,557), Public Administration ($44,924), and Manufacturing ($40,633).

Occupations

37k
2021 Value
± 2,248
7.59%
1 Year growth
± 8.17%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Kissimmee, FL grew at a rate of 7.59%, from 34.4k employees to 37k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kissimmee, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,312 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,286 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (3,352 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kissimmee, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

37k
2021 Value
± 2,248
7.59%
1 Year growth
± 8.17%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Kissimmee, FL grew at a rate of 7.59%, from 34.4k employees to 37k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kissimmee, FL, are . This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kissimmee, FL, though some of these residents may live in Kissimmee, 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

$28,406
Median earning men ± $1,935
$24,927
Median earning women ± $2,411

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($42,240), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,945), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,650).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Construction ($75,208), Manufacturing ($62,824), and Public Administration ($50,327).

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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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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 Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

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 Kissimmee, FL awarded 76 degrees. The student population of Kissimmee, FL in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 8 male students and 44 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kissimmee, FL are Hispanic or Latino (39 and 51.3%), followed by White (28 and 36.8%), Black or African American (7 and 9.21%), and Asian (2 and 2.63%).

The largest universities in Kissimmee, FL by number of degrees awarded are Academy of Career Training (76 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Kissimmee, FL are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (23 and 30.3%), General Cosmetology (14 and 18.4%), and Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts (12 and 15.8%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Kissimmee, FL was $217,000 in 2021, which is 0.886 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $201,300 to $217,000, a 7.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Kissimmee, FL is 45.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Kissimmee, FL have an average commute time of 32.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kissimmee, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kissimmee, FL is $41,746. In 2021, the place with the highest median household income in Kissimmee, FL was Census Tract 431 with a value of $86,632, followed by Census Tract 428 and Census Tract 424, with respective values of $81,496 and $55,969.

Property

$217,000
Median Property Value 2021
±$9,766
$10,287
Median Property Taxes
±$972

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 Kissimmee, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

45.2%
Homeownership
2021
70.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 45.2% of the housing units in Kissimmee, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 44.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 431
  2. Census Tract 428
  3. Census Tract 424

In 2021, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kissimmee, FL was Census Tract 431 with a value of $86,632, followed by Census Tract 428 and Census Tract 424, with respective values of $81,496 and $55,969.

The following map shows all of the places in Kissimmee, 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.
$41,746
Median Household Income
± $3,235
22.8k
Number of Households
± 1,527

In 2021, the median household income of the 22.8k households in Kissimmee, FL grew to $41,746 from the previous year's value of $41,399.

The following chart displays the households in Kissimmee, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kissimmee, 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 (73.5%)
  2. Carpooled (17.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.25%)

In 2021, 73.5% of workers in Kissimmee, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (17.9%) and those who worked at home (4.25%).

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

32.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kissimmee, FL have a longer commute time (32.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Kissimmee, 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 Kissimmee, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kissimmee, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kissimmee, FL (18.8k out of 76.3k 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 Males 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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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84.9% of the population of Kissimmee, FL has health coverage, with 30.1% on employee plans, 26.7% on Medicaid, 7.49% on Medicare, 19.4% on non-group plans, and 1.24% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Osceola County, FL see 2305 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.91% decrease from the previous year (2503 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3351 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 616 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,305 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Osceola County, FL

Primary care physicians in Osceola County, FL see an average of 2,305 patients per year. This represents a 7.91% decrease from the previous year (2,503 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in .

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.1%
Uninsured
30.1%
Employer Coverage
26.7%
Medicaid
7.49%
Medicare
19.4%
Non-Group
1.24%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kissimmee, FL grew by 0.391% from 15.1% to 15.1%.

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

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