Largo, FL

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Population

82,433

2.18% growth

Poverty Rate

15.1%


Median Age

47.6


Median Household Income

$41,008

3.46% growth

Number of Employees

37,840

2.31% growth

Median Property Value

$108,400

10.8% growth

About

In 2017, Largo, FL had a population of 82.4k people with a median age of 47.6 and a median household income of $41,008. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Largo, FL grew from 80,678 to 82,433, a 2.18% increase and its median household income grew from $39,636 to $41,008, a 3.46% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Largo, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.7%), White (Hispanic) (9.12%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.51%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.67%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%). N/A% of the people in Largo, FL speak a non-English language, and 94% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Largo, FL are St Petersburg College (7,359 degrees awarded in 2017), Schiller International University (208 degrees), and Center for Neurosomatic Studies (7 degrees).

The median property value in Largo, FL is $108,400, and the homeownership rate is 56.4%. Most people in Largo, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Largo, FL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Largo, FL employs 37.8k people. The largest industries in Largo, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,855 people), Retail Trade (5,437 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,916 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($47,120), Finance & Insurance ($42,225), and Public Administration ($41,575).

Median household income in Largo, FL is $41,008. Males in Largo, 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 Largo, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,008

2017 value

± $1,797

3.46%

1 Year Growth

± 6.36%

Households in Largo, FL have a median annual income of $41,008, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $39,636 in 2016, which represents a 3.46% 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 Largo, 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 245.09

  2. Census Tract 250.11

  3. Census Tract 255.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Largo, FL was Census Tract 245.09 with a value of $80,523, followed by Census Tract 250.11 and Census Tract 255.01, with respective values of $78,472 and $73,065.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Largo, FL (12.3k out of 81.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    9,987 ± 831

  2. Hispanic

    2,507 ± 489

  3. Black

    1,314 ± 373

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

37.8k

2017 Value

± 1,492

2.31%

1 Year growth

± 5.56%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Largo, FL grew at a rate of 2.31%, from 37k employees to 37.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Largo, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,078 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,768 people), and Management Occupations (3,250 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Largo, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Largo, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,078 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,768 people), and Management Occupations (3,250 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Largo, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (1.54 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.48 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Largo, FL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($67,875), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($62,415), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($56,531).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

37.8k

2017 Value

± 1,492

2.31%

1 Year growth

± 5.56%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Largo, FL grew at a rate of 2.31%, from 37k employees to 37.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Largo, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,855 people), Retail Trade (5,437 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,916 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Largo, FL, though some of these residents may live in Largo, 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 Largo, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,855 people), Retail Trade (5,437 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,916 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Largo, FL has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.45 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.39 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Largo, FL, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($47,120), Finance & Insurance ($42,225), and Public Administration ($41,575).

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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. $63.5B

  2. $51.6B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $63.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($51.6B) and Electronics ($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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$497B

2020 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

43.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $497B. This is expected to increase 43.6% 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. $19.5B

  2. $16.6B

  3. $11.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $19.5B, followed by Texas with $16.6B and California and $11.5B.

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

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Health

85% of the population of Largo, FL has health coverage, with 34.4% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 17.4% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 2.8% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Largo, FL see 1093 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.18% decrease from the previous year (1106 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1474 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 567 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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1,093 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pinellas County, FL see an average of 1,093 patients per year. This represents a 1.18% decrease from the previous year (1,106 patients).

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

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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

15%

Uninsured

34.4%

Employer Coverage

14.8%

Medicaid

17.4%

Medicare

15.5%

Non-Group

2.8%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Largo, FL declined by 7.07% from 16.1% to 15%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Largo, 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%.

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Diversity

Largo, FL is home to a population of 82.4k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2017, 12.7% of Largo, FL residents were born outside of the country (10.5k people).

In 2017, there were 8.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (64k people) in Largo, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.52k White (Hispanic) and 4.54k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

47

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Largo, FL was 47.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Largo, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Largo, FL residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

12.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

10.5k people

12.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

9.93k people

As of 2017, 12.7% of Largo, FL residents (10.5k 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 Largo, FL was 12.3%, 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

94%

2017 Citizenship

93.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94% of Largo, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Largo, FL was 93.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Largo, FL

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    64k ± 1.41k

  2. White (Hispanic)

    7.52k ± 1.07k

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    4.54k ± 826

In 2017, there were 8.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (64k people) in Largo, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.52k White (Hispanic) and 4.54k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,409 ± 382

  2. Korea

    973 ± 232

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    925 ± 306

Largo, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Largo, FL awarded 7,574 degrees. The student population of Largo, FL is skewed towards women, with 11,718 male students and 18,259 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Largo, FL are White (5,034 and 68.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (814 and 11.1%), Black or African American (774 and 10.5%), and Asian (290 and 3.94%).

The largest universities in Largo, FL by number of degrees awarded are St Petersburg College (7,359 and 97.2%), Schiller International University (208 and 2.75%), and Center for Neurosomatic Studies (7 and 0.0924%).

The most popular majors in Largo, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (3,783 and 49.9%), Registered Nursing (538 and 7.1%), and General Business Administration & Management (250 and 3.3%).

The median tuition costs in Largo, FL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $2,428 and $9,717 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 3,783 degrees awarded

  2. 264 degrees awarded

  3. 103 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Largo, FL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 3,783 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 7,359 degrees awarded

  2. 208 degrees awarded

  3. 7 degrees awarded

$2,428

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Largo, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was St Petersburg College with 7,359 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,170

Degrees Awarded to Men

4,404

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 3,170 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Largo, FL, which is 0.72 times less than the 4,404 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,034 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    814 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    774 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Largo, FL were to White students. These 5,034 degrees mean that there were 6.18 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 814 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Largo, FL was $108,400 in 2017, which is 0.472 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $97,800 to $108,400, a 10.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Largo, FL is 56.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Largo, FL have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Largo, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$108,400

2017 Median

± $5,027

$97,800

2016 Median

± $4,588

In 2017, the median property value in Largo, FL grew to to $108,400 from the previous year's value of $97,800.

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

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Household Income

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$41,008

Median Household Income

± $1,797

37k

Number of Households

± 1,339

In 2017, the median household income of the 37k households in Largo, FL grew to $41,008 from the previous year's value of $39,636.

The following chart displays the households in Largo, 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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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

56.4%

2017 Homeownership

55.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.4% of the housing units in Largo, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Largo, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Largo, FL have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.27% of the workforce in Largo, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.2%

  2. Carpooled

    10.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.16%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Largo, FL was Drove Alone (77.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.3%) and those who Worked At Home (5.16%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Largo, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Largo, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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