Port Richey, FL

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Population

2,741

0.366% growth

Median Age

52.8


Median Household Income

$38,571

0.621% growth

Poverty Rate

18.5%


Number of Employees

1,211

6.51% growth

Median Property Value

$122,600

16.2% growth

About

In 2017, Port Richey, FL had a population of 2.74k people with a median age of 52.8 and a median household income of $38,571. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Port Richey, FL grew from 2,731 to 2,741, a 0.366% increase and its median household income grew from $38,333 to $38,571, a 0.621% increase.

The population of Port Richey, FL is 94.3% White Alone, 3.61% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.876% Two or More Races. 8.11% of the people in Port Richey, FL speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Port Richey, FL is $122,600, and the homeownership rate is 62.4%. Most people in Port Richey, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Port Richey, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Port Richey, FL employs 1.21k people. The largest industries in Port Richey, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (186 people), Construction (178 people), and Retail Trade (149 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($60,625), Construction ($48,036), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,000).

Median household income in Port Richey, FL is $38,571. Males in Port Richey, 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 Port Richey, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$38,571

2017 value

± $5,345

0.621%

1 Year Growth

± 19.7%

Households in Port Richey, FL have a median annual income of $38,571, 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 $38,333 in 2016, which represents a 0.621% 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 Port Richey, 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 Port Richey, 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 Port Richey, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 302.05

  2. Census Tract 303.01

  3. Census Tract 302.04

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Port Richey, FL was Census Tract 302.05 with a value of $43,170, followed by Census Tract 303.01 and Census Tract 302.04, with respective values of $37,006 and $26,691.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Port Richey, FL (504 out of 2.73k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    488 ± 120

  2. Two Or More

    16 ± 66

  3. Black

    0 ± 66

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Port Richey, FL is White, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.21k

2017 Value

± 185

6.51%

1 Year growth

± 20.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Port Richey, FL grew at a rate of 6.51%, from 1.14k employees to 1.21k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Port Richey, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (204 people), Sales & Related Occupations (126 people), and Management Occupations (124 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Port Richey, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Port Richey, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (204 people), Sales & Related Occupations (126 people), and Management Occupations (124 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Port Richey, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.85 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.7 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Port Richey, FL, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($78,929), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($71,875), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations ($61,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.21k

2017 Value

± 185

6.51%

1 Year growth

± 20.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Port Richey, FL grew at a rate of 6.51%, from 1.14k employees to 1.21k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Port Richey, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (186 people), Construction (178 people), and Retail Trade (149 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Port Richey, FL, though some of these residents may live in Port Richey, 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 Port Richey, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (186 people), Construction (178 people), and Retail Trade (149 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Port Richey, FL has an unusually high number of Utilities (3.14 times higher than expected), Construction (2.35 times), and Information (2.09 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Port Richey, FL, by median earnings, are Educational Services ($60,625), Construction ($48,036), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,000).

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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

80.7% of the population of Port Richey, FL has health coverage, with 27.4% on employee plans, 17.7% on Medicaid, 17.9% on Medicare, 15.9% on non-group plans, and 1.91% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Port Richey, 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

19.3%

Uninsured

27.4%

Employer Coverage

17.7%

Medicaid

17.9%

Medicare

15.9%

Non-Group

1.91%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Port Richey, FL grew by 10.1% from 17.5% to 19.3%.

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

Port Richey, FL is home to a population of 2.74k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.05% of Port Richey, FL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Port Richey, FL is composed of 2.59k White Alone residents (94.3%), 99 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.61%), 24 Two or More Races residents (0.876%), 20 Black or African American Alone residents (0.73%), 6 Asian Alone residents (0.219%), 6 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.219%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Port Richey, FL are French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (57 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (44 speakers), and Serbo-Croatian (28 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

53

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.4

61

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 19.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Port Richey, FL was 52.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 53, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 61. But people in Port Richey, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Port Richey, FL residents was 53.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.05%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.73%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.05% of Port Richey, FL residents 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 Port Richey, FL was 7.73%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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

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Citizenship

98.7%

2017 Citizenship

96.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.7% of Port Richey, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Port Richey, FL was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.59k ± 67

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    99 ± 63

  3. Two or More Races

    24 ± 26.4

In 2017, there were 26.1 times more White Alone residents (2.59k people) in Port Richey, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 99 Hispanic or Latino and 24 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    57 speakers (2.16%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    44 speakers (1.67%)

  3. Serbo-Croatian

    28 speakers (1.06%)

8.11% of Port Richey, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Port Richey, FL was French (Incl. Patois, Cajun). 2.16% of the overall population of Port Richey, FL are native French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) speakers. 1.67% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 1.06% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    90 ± 40

  2. Korea

    43 ± 31

  3. World War II

    28 ± 27

Port Richey, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Port Richey, FL was $122,600 in 2017, which is 0.563 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $105,500 to $122,600, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Port Richey, FL is 62.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Port Richey, FL have an average commute time of 29.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Port Richey, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$38,571

Median Household Income

± $5,345

1.31k

Number of Households

± 180

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.31k households in Port Richey, FL grew to $38,571 from the previous year's value of $38,333.

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Housing

Property Value

$122,600

2017 Median

± $24,345

$105,500

2016 Median

± $31,568

In 2017, the median property value in Port Richey, FL grew to to $122,600 from the previous year's value of $105,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Port Richey, 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 Port Richey, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

62.4%

2017 Homeownership

62.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.4% of the housing units in Port Richey, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.4%.

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

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Commute Time

29.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Port Richey, FL have a longer commute time (29.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.42% of the workforce in Port Richey, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.8%

  2. Worked At Home

    7.18%

  3. Other

    3.22%

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

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