Niceville, FL

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Population

14,697

2.6% growth

Poverty Rate

7.97%


Median Age

38.5


Median Household Income

$66,505

9.93% growth

Number of Employees

6,918

4.36% growth

Median Property Value

$211,800

3.52% growth

About

In 2017, Niceville, FL had a population of 14.7k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $66,505. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Niceville, FL grew from 14,325 to 14,697, a 2.6% increase and its median household income grew from $60,497 to $66,505, a 9.93% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Niceville, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.4%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (4.31%), White (Hispanic) (3.64%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%). N/A% of the people in Niceville, FL speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Niceville, FL are Northwest Florida State College (1,425 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Niceville, FL is $211,800, and the homeownership rate is 70.9%. Most people in Niceville, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Niceville, FL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Niceville, FL employs 6.92k people. The largest industries in Niceville, FL are Retail Trade (888 people), Construction (834 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (800 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($76,007), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,583), and Manufacturing ($53,125).

Median household income in Niceville, FL is $66,505. Males in Niceville, 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 Niceville, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,505

2017 value

± $7,974

9.93%

1 Year Growth

± 13.7%

Households in Niceville, FL have a median annual income of $66,505, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $60,497 in 2016, which represents a 9.93% 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 Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-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

  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 Florida 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 Niceville, 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 209

  2. Census Tract 210.02

  3. Census Tract 208

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Niceville, FL was Census Tract 209 with a value of $110,250, followed by Census Tract 210.02 and Census Tract 208, with respective values of $91,615 and $71,995.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.97% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Niceville, FL (1.17k out of 14.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 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

    833 ± 233

  2. Black

    178 ± 135

  3. Two Or More

    150 ± 182

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Niceville, FL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

6.92k

2017 Value

± 639

4.36%

1 Year growth

± 12.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Niceville, FL grew at a rate of 4.36%, from 6.63k employees to 6.92k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Niceville, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (962 people), Management Occupations (944 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (718 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Niceville, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Niceville, FL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (962 people), Management Occupations (944 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (718 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Niceville, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.75 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (1.48 times), and Management Occupations (1.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Niceville, FL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($92,438), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($90,188), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($79,375).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.92k

2017 Value

± 639

4.36%

1 Year growth

± 12.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Niceville, FL grew at a rate of 4.36%, from 6.63k employees to 6.92k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Niceville, FL, are Retail Trade (888 people), Construction (834 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (800 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Niceville, FL, though some of these residents may live in Niceville, 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 Niceville, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (888 people), Construction (834 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (800 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Niceville, FL has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (3.26 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.26 times), and Construction (1.92 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Niceville, FL, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($76,007), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,583), and Manufacturing ($53,125).

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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. $63.5B

  2. $51.6B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $63.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($51.6B) and Electronics ($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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$497B

2020 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

43.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $497B. This is expected to increase 43.6% 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. $19.5B

  2. $16.6B

  3. $11.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $19.5B, followed by Texas with $16.6B and California and $11.5B.

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

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Health

89.6% of the population of Niceville, FL has health coverage, with 23.8% on employee plans, 9.79% on Medicaid, 5.04% on Medicare, 29.2% on non-group plans, and 21.8% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Niceville, FL see 1242 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.94% decrease from the previous year (1293 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1281 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 680 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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1,242 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Okaloosa County, FL see an average of 1,242 patients per year. This represents a 3.94% decrease from the previous year (1,293 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Okaloosa 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%).

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Access and Quality

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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

10.4%

Uninsured

23.8%

Employer Coverage

9.79%

Medicaid

5.04%

Medicare

29.2%

Non-Group

21.8%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Niceville, FL declined by 4.92% from 11% to 10.4%.

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

Niceville, FL is home to a population of 14.7k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.08% of Niceville, FL residents were born outside of the country (747 people).

In 2017, there were 7.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.2k people) in Niceville, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.52k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 634 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.1

58

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Niceville, FL was 38.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 58. But people in Niceville, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Niceville, FL residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.08%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

747 people

5.05%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

724 people

As of 2017, 5.08% of Niceville, FL residents (747 people) 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 Niceville, FL was 5.05%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

98.8%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.8% of Niceville, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Niceville, FL was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Niceville, FL

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    11.2k ± 535

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    1.52k ± 507

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    634 ± 301

In 2017, there were 7.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.2k people) in Niceville, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.52k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 634 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,315 ± 291

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    687 ± 212

  3. Vietnam

    589 ± 156

Niceville, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Niceville, FL awarded 1,425 degrees. The student population of Niceville, FL is skewed towards women, with 2,330 male students and 3,397 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Niceville, FL are White (894 and 62.9%), followed by Unknown (227 and 16%), Hispanic or Latino (115 and 8.09%), and Black or African American (86 and 6.05%).

The largest universities in Niceville, FL by number of degrees awarded are Northwest Florida State College (1,425 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Niceville, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (706 and 49.5%), Registered Nursing (83 and 5.82%), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (66 and 4.63%).

The median tuition costs in Niceville, FL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $2,496 and $9,552 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 706 degrees awarded

  2. 48 degrees awarded

  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Niceville, FL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 706 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,425 degrees awarded

$2,496

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Niceville, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwest Florida State College with 1,425 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

594

Degrees Awarded to Men

831

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 594 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Niceville, FL, which is 0.715 times less than the 831 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    894 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    227 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    115 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Niceville, FL were to White students. These 894 degrees mean that there were 3.94 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 227 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Niceville, FL was $211,800 in 2017, which is 0.922 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $204,600 to $211,800, a 3.52% increase. The homeownership rate in Niceville, FL is 70.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Niceville, FL have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Niceville, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$211,800

2017 Median

± $13,848

$204,600

2016 Median

± $15,064

In 2017, the median property value in Niceville, FL grew to to $211,800 from the previous year's value of $204,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Niceville, 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 Niceville, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$66,505

Median Household Income

± $7,974

5.48k

Number of Households

± 487

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.48k households in Niceville, FL grew to $66,505 from the previous year's value of $60,497.

The following chart displays the households in Niceville, 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.9%

2017 Homeownership

69.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.9% of the housing units in Niceville, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Niceville, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Niceville, FL have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.15% of the workforce in Niceville, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.1%

  2. Carpooled

    9.14%

  3. Other

    3.87%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Niceville, FL was Drove Alone (83.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.14%) and those who Other (3.87%).

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

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Niceville, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Niceville, FL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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