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0.77% growth
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3.19% growth
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1.4% growth
Median Property Value
2.42% growth

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The economy of Tallahassee, FL employs 94,062 people. The economy of Tallahassee, FL is specialized in Public Admin.; Educational Services; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 2.8; 1.7; and 1.53 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Tallahassee, FL are Educational Services (14,870), Public Admin. (12,350), and Retail trade (12,061), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($80,125), Utilities ($53,446), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting ($52,663).

Median household income in Tallahassee, FL is $40,947. Males in Tallahassee, FL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,586. The income inequality of Tallahassee, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Tallahassee, FL. In Leon County, FL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 18-24 and 18-24, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 81 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,197. Duval County, FL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Florida.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Tallahassee, FL is from the county of Leon County, FL.

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Tallahassee, FL is home to a population of 188,466 people, from which 95.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Tallahassee, FL is composed of 97,541 White residents (51.8%), 65,540 Black residents (34.8%), 12,930 Hispanic residents (6.86%), 7,681 Asian residents (4.08%), and 4,078 Two+ residents (2.16%). The most common foreign languages in Tallahassee, FL are Spanish (9,001 speakers), French Creole (1,940 speakers), and Chinese (1,576 speakers), but compared to other places, Tallahassee, FL has a relative high number of French Creole (1,940 speakers), Gujarati (474 speakers), and Scandinavian (146 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Tallahassee, FL awarded 19,204 degrees. The student population of Tallahassee, FL is skewed towards females, with 8,257 male students and 10,947 female students. Most students in Tallahassee, FL are White (10,956 and 57.1%), followed by Black or African American (4,268 and 22.2%), Hispanic or Latino (2,290 and 11.9%), and Asian (365 and 1.9%). The largest universities in Tallahassee, FL by number of graduates are Florida State University (12,800 and 66.7%), Tallahassee Community College (3,142 and 16.4%), and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (2,163 and 11.3%). The most popular majors in Tallahassee, FL are General Psychology (779 and 4.06%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (731 and 3.81%), and General English Language & Literature (526 and 2.74%). The median tuition costs in Tallahassee, FL are $6,900 for private four year colleges, and $4,640 and $19,084 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Tallahassee, FL is $182,200, which is 0.89 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $177,900 to $182,200, a 2.42% increase. The homeownership rate of Tallahassee, FL is 39.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Tallahassee, FL have an average commute time of 17.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Tallahassee, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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