Seminole County, FL

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2022 Population
471,321
0.843% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.6
0.253% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.6%
1.39% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$79,490
8.89% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$329,300
17.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
247,988
2.39% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Seminole County, FL had a population of 471k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $79,490. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Seminole County, FL grew from 467,382 to 471,321, a 0.843% increase and its median household income grew from $73,002 to $79,490, a 8.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Seminole County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11%), White (Hispanic) (8.94%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.72%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.3%).

None of the households in Seminole County, 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.

94.1% of the residents in Seminole County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Seminole County, FL are Seminole State College of Florida (5,853 degrees awarded in 2022), Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers-Casselberry (307 degrees), and Herzing University-Orlando (294 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Seminole County, FL was $329,300, and the homeownership rate was 65.7%.

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

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Population & Diversity

Seminole County, FL is home to a population of 471k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 15.2% of Seminole County, FL residents were born outside of the country (71.9k people).

In 2022, there were 5.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (269k people) in Seminole County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 51.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 42.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.1%
2022 Citizenship
94.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.1% of Seminole County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Seminole County, FL was 94.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Seminole County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    269k ± 935
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    51.9k ± 1.26k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    42.1k ± 2.77k
22.9%
Hispanic Population
108k people

In 2022, there were 5.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (269k people) in Seminole County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 51.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 42.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

22.9% of the people in Seminole County, FL are hispanic (108k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,003,261 ± 24,014 people
  2. Haiti
    344,713 ± 14,299 people
  3. Colombia
    299,067 ± 13,333 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,003,261 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 344,713 and Colombia with 299,067.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
71.9k people
14.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
68.9k people

As of 2022, 15.2% of Seminole County, FL residents (71.9k 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 Seminole County, FL was 14.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    7,989 ± 674
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,921 ± 744
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,908 ± 593

Seminole County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Seminole County, FL employs 248k people. The largest industries in Seminole County, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (32,075 people), Retail Trade (26,980 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (26,739 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($99,000), Utilities ($87,573), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,495).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,054. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

248k
2022 Value
± 4,568
2.39%
1 Year growth
± 2.53%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Seminole County, FL grew at a rate of 2.39%, from 242k employees to 248k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Seminole County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (32,879 people), Management Occupations (29,469 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (28,590 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Seminole County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

248k
2022 Value
± 4,568
2.39%
1 Year growth
± 2.53%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Seminole County, FL grew at a rate of 2.39%, from 242k employees to 248k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Seminole County, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (32,075 people), Retail Trade (26,980 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (26,739 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Seminole County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Seminole County, 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

$50,806
Median earning men ± $1,268
$40,407
Median earning women ± $955

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($71,207), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,148), and Wholesale Trade ($67,572).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($66,379), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,408), and Public Administration ($48,961).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 5,784
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 4,291
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 3,656
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Seminole County, FL went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.849%).

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.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Seminole County, FL awarded 7,088 degrees. The student population of Seminole County, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 6,686 male students and 9,545 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Seminole County, FL are White (3,085 and 44.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,033 and 29.5%), Black or African American (1,082 and 15.7%), and Two or More Races (276 and 4.01%).

The largest universities in Seminole County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Seminole State College of Florida (5,853 and 82.6%), Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers-Casselberry (307 and 4.33%), and Herzing University-Orlando (294 and 4.15%).

The most popular majors in Seminole County, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,927 and 27.2%), Registered Nursing (461 and 6.5%), and Biology Laboratory Technician (436 and 6.15%).

The median tuition costs in Seminole County, FL are $11,820 for private four year colleges, and $2,393 and $9,494 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Seminole County, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 63.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 69.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 16,231 (41.2% men and 58.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 16,231 students enrolled in Seminole County, FL, 41.2% men and 58.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 6,729 records, of which 55.1% were women and 44.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 347 degrees awarded
  2. 60 degrees awarded
  3. 1,927 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Seminole County, FL was Registered Nursing with 347 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,853 degrees awarded
  2. 307 degrees awarded
  3. 294 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Seminole State College of Florida with 5,853 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,920 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Seminole County, FL, which is 0.701 times less than the 4,168 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,085 degrees mean that there were 1.52 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,033 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 2-year ($16,520) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($930) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,430) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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Educational Attainment

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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 Seminole County, FL was $329,300 in 2022, which is 1.17 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $280,100 to $329,300, a 17.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Seminole County, FL is 65.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

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

Median household income in Seminole County, FL is $79,490. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Seminole County, FL was Census Tract 207.03 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 212.03 and Census Tract 216.09, with respective values of $147,598 and $141,157.

In 2022, 16.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Seminole County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.81%.

Property

$329,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,502
$120,506
Median Property Taxes
±$2,934

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 Seminole County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65.7%
Homeownership
2022
70.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.7% of the housing units in Seminole County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 207.03
  2. Census Tract 212.03
  3. Census Tract 216.09

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Seminole County, FL was Census Tract 207.03 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 212.03 and Census Tract 216.09, with respective values of $147,598 and $141,157.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Seminole County, 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.
$79,490
Median Household Income
± $1,995
183k
Number of Households
± 3,828

In 2022, the median household income of the 183k households in Seminole County, FL grew to $79,490 from the previous year's value of $73,002.

The following chart displays the households in Seminole County, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Seminole County, 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 (73.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.6%)
  3. Carpooled (7.74%)

In 2022, 73.2% of workers in Seminole County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.6%) and those who carpooled to work (7.74%).

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Seminole County, FL have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Seminole County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 16.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Seminole County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.81%.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Seminole County, FL (44.8k out of 466k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Seminole County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 10.4% of the children was living in poverty in Seminole County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 357 in Seminole County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 22.9 per 100,000 population.

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Health

89.9% of the population of Seminole County, FL has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 9.83% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Seminole County, FL see 1282 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.73% decrease from the previous year (1318 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1607 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 564 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,282 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Seminole County, FL

Primary care physicians in Seminole County, FL see an average of 1,282 patients per year. This represents a 2.73% decrease from the previous year (1,318 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Seminole 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 22% under 18 years, 21.6% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.1%
Uninsured
50.5%
Employer Coverage
9.83%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
1.37%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Seminole County, FL grew by 5.38% from 9.56% to 10.1%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 45.8 in Seminole County, FL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 28.5% in Seminole County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.4% in Seminole County, FL.

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