Plantation, FL

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Population

92,126

1.37% growth

Median Age

39.7


Median Household Income

$69,531

2.99% growth

Poverty Rate

9.04%


Number of Employees

47,685

0.206% growth

Median Property Value

$292,700

7.93% growth

About

In 2017, Plantation, FL had a population of 92.1k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $69,531. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Plantation, FL grew from 90,878 to 92,126, a 1.37% increase and its median household income grew from $67,510 to $69,531, a 2.99% increase.

The population of Plantation, FL is 46.5% White Alone, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 20.8% Black or African American Alone. 32.1% of the people in Plantation, FL speak a non-English language, and 87.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Plantation, FL are Florida Barber Academy (46 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Plantation, FL is $292,700, and the homeownership rate is 62.1%. Most people in Plantation, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Plantation, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Plantation, FL employs 47.7k people. The largest industries in Plantation, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,419 people), Retail Trade (6,299 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,407 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($79,886), Utilities ($63,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,547).

Median household income in Plantation, FL is $69,531. Males in Plantation, 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 Plantation, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,531

2017 value

± $2,490

2.99%

1 Year Growth

± 5.48%

Households in Plantation, FL have a median annual income of $69,531, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $67,510 in 2016, which represents a 2.99% 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 Plantation, FL 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 Plantation, FL 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 Plantation, 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 610.01

  2. Census Tract 605.04

  3. Census Tract 601.21

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Plantation, FL was Census Tract 610.01 with a value of $107,869, followed by Census Tract 605.04 and Census Tract 601.21, with respective values of $104,444 and $103,977.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.04% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Plantation, FL (8.29k out of 91.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    4,037 ± 526

  2. Black

    2,918 ± 595

  3. Hispanic

    2,277 ± 412

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Plantation, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

47.7k

2017 Value

± 1,697

0.206%

1 Year growth

± 4.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Plantation, FL grew at a rate of 0.206%, from 47.6k employees to 47.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Plantation, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,228 people), Management Occupations (6,813 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,540 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Plantation, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Plantation, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,228 people), Management Occupations (6,813 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,540 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Plantation, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (2.04 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (1.4 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Plantation, FL, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($84,779), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,875), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($70,684).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

47.7k

2017 Value

± 1,697

0.206%

1 Year growth

± 4.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Plantation, FL grew at a rate of 0.206%, from 47.6k employees to 47.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Plantation, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,419 people), Retail Trade (6,299 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,407 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Plantation, FL, though some of these residents may live in Plantation, 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 Plantation, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,419 people), Retail Trade (6,299 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,407 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Plantation, FL has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.92 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.4 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Plantation, FL, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($79,886), Utilities ($63,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,547).

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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 with $44.9B and Gasoline and $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

86.8% of the population of Plantation, FL has health coverage, with 47.3% on employee plans, 8.98% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Plantation, FL see 1376 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1735 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 703 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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1376 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1376 patients per year. This represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1379 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

Data only available at state level.

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

13.2%

Uninsured

47.3%

Employer Coverage

8.98%

Medicaid

12.9%

Medicare

16.5%

Non-Group

1.07%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Plantation, FL declined by 9% from 14.5% to 13.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Plantation, 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

Plantation, FL is home to a population of 92.1k people, from which 87.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 30.3% of Plantation, FL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Plantation, FL is composed of 42.8k White Alone residents (46.5%), 23.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (25.3%), 19.2k Black or African American Alone residents (20.8%), 3.88k Asian Alone residents (4.21%), 2.5k Two or More Races residents (2.72%), 457 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.496%), 29 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0315%), and 6 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.00651%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Plantation, FL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (16,197 speakers), French Creole (3,373 speakers), and Hebrew (1,743 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Plantation, FL was 39.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Plantation, FL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Plantation, FL residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

30.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

28.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 30.3% of Plantation, FL residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Plantation, FL was 28.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Plantation, FL was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Plantation, FL residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

87.7%

2017 Citizenship

88.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 87.7% of Plantation, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Plantation, FL was 88.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    42.8k ± 1.44k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    23.3k ± 1.45k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    19.2k ± 1.41k

In 2017, there were 1.84 times more White Alone residents (42.8k people) in Plantation, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.3k Hispanic or Latino and 19.2k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Plantation, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    16,197 speakers (19.2%)

  2. French Creole

    3,373 speakers (4%)

  3. Hebrew

    1,743 speakers (2.07%)

32.1% of Plantation, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Plantation, FL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 19.2% of the overall population of Plantation, FL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 4% speak French Creole and 2.07% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,113 ± 273

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    672 ± 221

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    508 ± 159

Plantation, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Plantation, FL awarded 46 degrees. The student population of Plantation, FL is skewed towards men, with 112 male students and 41 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Plantation, FL are Black or African American (29 and 63%), followed by White (10 and 21.7%), Hispanic or Latino (7 and 15.2%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Plantation, FL by number of degrees awarded are Florida Barber Academy (46 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Plantation, FL are Barbering (46 and 100%).

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

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 46 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Plantation, FL was Barbering with 46 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

46 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Plantation, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Florida Barber Academy with 46 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

32

Degrees Awarded to Men

14

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 32 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Plantation, FL, which is 2.29 times more than the 14 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    29 degrees awarded

  2. White

    10 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Plantation, FL were to Black or African American students. These 29 degrees mean that there were 2.9 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 10 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Plantation, FL was $292,700 in 2017, which is 1.35 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $271,200 to $292,700, a 7.93% increase. The homeownership rate in Plantation, FL is 62.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Plantation, FL have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Plantation, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$69,531

Median Household Income

± $2,490

33.4k

Number of Households

± 1,279

In 2017, the median household income of the 33.4k households in Plantation, FL grew to $69,531 from the previous year's value of $67,510.

The following chart displays the households in Plantation, 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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Housing

Property Value

$292,700

2017 Median

± $9,324

$271,200

2016 Median

± $6,769

In 2017, the median property value in Plantation, FL grew to to $292,700 from the previous year's value of $271,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Plantation, 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 Plantation, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Plantation, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Plantation, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.1%

2017 Homeownership

62.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.1% of the housing units in Plantation, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.9%.

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

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Plantation, FL have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.99% of the workforce in Plantation, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.6%

  2. Carpooled

    9.07%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.05%

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

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