South Bay, FL

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2020 Population
6,665
29.2% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.1
0.244% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
27.7%
9.92% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$40,117
24.4% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$92,200
11% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
1,137
69.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, South Bay, FL had a population of 6.67k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $40,117. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of South Bay, FL grew from 5,158 to 6,665, a 29.2% increase and its median household income grew from $32,250 to $40,117, a 24.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Bay, FL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (57.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (17.4%), White (Hispanic) (16%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.79%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.3%).

None of the households in South Bay, 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.

87.4% of the residents in South Bay, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in South Bay, FL was $92,200, and the homeownership rate was 54.3%. Most people in South Bay, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.1 minutes. The average car ownership in South Bay, FL was 1 car per household.

Diversity

South Bay, FL is home to a population of 6.67k people, from which 87.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 19.5% of South Bay, FL residents were born outside of the country (1.3k people).

In 2020, there were 3.29 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.83k people) in South Bay, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.16k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.06k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South Bay, FL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.83k ± 554
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.16k ± 175
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.06k ± 281
20.9%
Hispanic Population
1.39k people

In 2020, there were 3.29 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.83k people) in South Bay, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.16k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.06k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.9% of the people in South Bay, FL are hispanic (1.39k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

19.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.3k people
19.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.03k people

As of 2020, 19.5% of South Bay, FL residents (1.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in South Bay, FL was 19.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 2.1
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3

In 2020, the median age of all people in South Bay, FL was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in South Bay, FL are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all South Bay, FL residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,006,483 ± 24,039 people
  2. Haiti
    335,997 ± 14,118 people
  3. Colombia
    281,766 ± 12,945 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,006,483 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 335,997 and Colombia with 281,766.

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Citizenship

87.4%
2020 Citizenship
86.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 87.4% of South Bay, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in South Bay, FL was 86.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    51 ± 46
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    40 ± 38
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    30 ± 41

South Bay, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Florida, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Florida (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Florida. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,168. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of South Bay, FL employs 1.14k people. The largest industries in South Bay, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (224 people), Retail Trade (185 people), and Educational Services (167 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,012), Transportation & Warehousing ($41,012), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,977).

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,117
2020 value
± $19,720
24.4%
1 Year Growth
± 44.5%

Households in South Bay, FL have a median annual income of $40,117, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $32,250 in 2019, which represents a 24.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$64,321
Average Male Salary in Florida
± $888
$48,168
Average Female Salary in Florida
± $615

In 2020, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Florida
  1. Asian
    $60,417 ± $3,531
  2. White
    $53,356 ± $619
  3. Two or More Races
    $44,585 ± $1,774

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Florida.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for South Bay, FL is from Florida.
0.472
2020 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2019 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2020, the income inequality in Florida was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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.

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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 83.01
  2. Census Tract 83.02

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

27.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Bay, FL (770 out of 2.78k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

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. Black
    604 ± 210
  2. White
    82 ± 101
  3. Asian
    72 ± 106

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

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

1.14k
2020 Value
± 234
69.7%
1 Year growth
± 17.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in South Bay, FL grew at a rate of 69.7%, from 670 employees to 1.14k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Bay, FL, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (189 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (101 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (92 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Bay, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of South Bay, FL, by number of employees, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (189 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (101 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (92 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, South Bay, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (13.8 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.09 times), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2.71 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of South Bay, FL, by median earnings, are Transportation Occupations ($46,250), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations ($38,977), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($37,554).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.14k
2020 Value
± 234
69.7%
1 Year growth
± 17.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in South Bay, FL grew at a rate of 69.7%, from 670 employees to 1.14k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Bay, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (224 people), Retail Trade (185 people), and Educational Services (167 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Bay, FL, though some of these residents may live in South Bay, 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 South Bay, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (224 people), Retail Trade (185 people), and Educational Services (167 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, South Bay, FL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.24 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.58 times), and Retail Trade (1.48 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in South Bay, FL, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,012), Transportation & Warehousing ($41,012), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,977).

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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. $94.8B
  2. $62.6B
  3. $59.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $94.8B, followed by Electronics ($62.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($59.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Florida.
$688B
2020 Value in Florida
$1.41T
Projected 2050 Value in Florida
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $688B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.41T by 2050.

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. $24.9B
  2. $19.2B
  3. $15.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $24.9B, followed by California with $19.2B and Texas and $15.8B.

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

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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%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, FL with 89.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Florida
51.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Florida
  1. 89.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 85.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Florida was Holmes County, FL with 89.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Florida colored by their party leaning.

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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 27 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Bay, FL was $92,200 in 2020, which is 0.401 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $83,100 to $92,200, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in South Bay, FL is 54.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in South Bay, FL have an average commute time of 28.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in South Bay, FL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$92,200
2020 Median
± $8,547
$83,100
2019 Median
± $8,338

In 2020, the median property value in South Bay, FL grew to to $92,200 from the previous year's value of $83,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in South Bay, 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 South Bay, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $90k - $100k range.

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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.
$40,117
Median Household Income
± $19,720
787
Number of Households
± 162

In 2020, the median household income of the 787 households in South Bay, FL grew to $40,117 from the previous year's value of $32,250.

The following chart displays the households in South Bay, 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 $20k - $25k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in South Bay, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In South Bay, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

54.3%
2020 Homeownership
52%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 54.3% of the housing units in South Bay, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in South Bay, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Bay, FL have a longer commute time (28.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.74% of the workforce in South Bay, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (69.6%)
  2. Carpooled (15.2%)
  3. Public Transit (9.87%)

In 2020, 69.6% of workers in South Bay, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.2%) and those who used public transit to get to work (9.87%).

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

1 car
Average Number

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

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Health

75.6% of the population of South Bay, FL has health coverage, with 24.4% on employee plans, 29.9% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 9.43% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see 1262 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1263 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1328 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Glades County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21%). Additionally, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,262 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 1,262 patients per year. This represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1,263 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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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Florida
$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

24.4%
Uninsured
24.4%
Employer Coverage
29.9%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
9.43%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Bay, FL declined by 1.1% from 24.7% to 24.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in South Bay, 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. 21% prevalence
  2. 20.5% prevalence
  3. 17.8% prevalence

Glades County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 21%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Florida by county over multiple years.

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