Pahokee, FL

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2022 Population
5,548
0.799% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
31.8%
9.66% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$36,289
18% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$114,400
17.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pahokee, FL had a population of 5.55k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $36,289. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pahokee, FL grew from 5,504 to 5,548, a 0.799% increase and its median household income grew from $30,753 to $36,289, a 18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pahokee, FL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (16.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.7%), Other (Hispanic) (8.4%), and White (Hispanic) (7.75%).

None of the households in Pahokee, 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.

94.5% of the residents in Pahokee, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Pahokee, FL was $114,400, and the homeownership rate was 52.8%.

Most people in Pahokee, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Pahokee, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pahokee, FL is home to a population of 5.55k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 18.1% of Pahokee, FL residents were born outside of the country (1k people).

In 2022, there were 3.27 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.96k people) in Pahokee, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 905 Two+ (Hispanic) and 595 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.5% of Pahokee, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pahokee, FL was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pahokee, FL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.96k ± 723
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    905 ± 935
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    595 ± 268
34.3%
Hispanic Population
1.91k people

In 2022, there were 3.27 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.96k people) in Pahokee, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 905 Two+ (Hispanic) and 595 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

34.3% of the people in Pahokee, FL are hispanic (1.91k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

18.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1k people
14.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
776 people

As of 2022, 18.1% of Pahokee, FL residents (1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pahokee, FL was 14.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    31 ± 49
  2. Vietnam
    30 ± 46
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    18 ± 48

Pahokee, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pahokee, FL employs 1.57k people. The largest industries in Pahokee, FL are Public Administration (239 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (232 people), and Educational Services (151 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($52,382), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($46,058), and Construction ($42,969).

Occupations

1.57k
2022 Value
± 357
4.19%
1 Year growth
± 30.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pahokee, FL grew at a rate of 4.19%, from 1.5k employees to 1.57k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pahokee, FL, are Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (173 people), Production Occupations (165 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (108 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pahokee, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.57k
2022 Value
± 357
4.19%
1 Year growth
± 30.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pahokee, FL grew at a rate of 4.19%, from 1.5k employees to 1.57k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pahokee, FL, are Public Administration (239 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (232 people), and Educational Services (151 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pahokee, FL, though some of these residents may live in Pahokee, 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

$27,743
Median earning men ± $8,480
$36,060
Median earning women ± $12,938

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($42,969), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,906), and Manufacturing ($30,350).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($52,382), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($42,852), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($32,930).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

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

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Civics

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pahokee, FL was $114,400 in 2022, which is 0.406 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $97,700 to $114,400, a 17.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Pahokee, FL is 52.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pahokee, FL have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pahokee, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$114,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$26,085
$791
Median Property Taxes
±$228

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

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

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Rent vs Own

52.8%
Homeownership
2022
72.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.8% of the housing units in Pahokee, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.3%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 80.02
  2. Census Tract 80.01

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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.
$36,289
Median Household Income
± $6,029
1.5k
Number of Households
± 364

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.5k households in Pahokee, FL grew to $36,289 from the previous year's value of $30,753.

The following chart displays the households in Pahokee, 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 range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pahokee, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.5%)
  2. Carpooled (21.9%)
  3. Walked (2.46%)

In 2022, 70.5% of workers in Pahokee, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (21.9%) and those who walked to work (2.46%).

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

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pahokee, FL have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.06% of the workforce in Pahokee, 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 Pahokee, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pahokee, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

31.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pahokee, FL (1.62k out of 5.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pahokee, FL is Hispanic, followed by Two Or More 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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Health

86.4% of the population of Pahokee, FL has health coverage, with 32.7% on employee plans, 36% on Medicaid, 6.21% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 0.961% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see 1261 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1262 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1329 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 419 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,261 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Palm Beach County, FL

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see an average of 1,261 patients per year. This represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1,262 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.2% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.1% were men and 55.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.6%
Uninsured
32.7%
Employer Coverage
36%
Medicaid
6.21%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
0.961%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pahokee, FL declined by 11.9% from 15.5% to 13.6%.

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

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