Glades County, FL

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Population

13,197

1.66% decline

Median Age

45.8


Median Household Income

$37,385

9.5% growth

Poverty Rate

18%


Number of Employees

4,052

11.7% growth

Median Property Value

$80,100

1.14% growth

About

In 2017, Glades County, FL had a population of 13.2k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $37,385. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Glades County, FL declined from 13,420 to 13,197, a -1.66% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,143 to $37,385, a 9.5% increase.

The population of Glades County, FL is 60.7% White Alone, 20.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Glades County, FL speak a non-English language, and 91.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Glades County, FL is $80,100, and the homeownership rate is 75%. Most people in Glades County, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Glades County, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Glades County, FL employs 4.05k people. The largest industries in Glades County, FL are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (611 people), Retail Trade (549 people), and Educational Services (481 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($51,458), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,354), and Wholesale Trade ($42,639).

Median household income in Glades County, FL is $37,385. Males in Glades County, 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 Glades County, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,385

2017 value

± $4,329

9.5%

1 Year Growth

± 13.4%

Households in Glades County, FL have a median annual income of $37,385, 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 $34,143 in 2016, which represents a 9.5% 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.

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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 Glades County, 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.

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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 3

  2. Census Tract 2

  3. Census Tract 1

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Glades County, FL was Census Tract 3 with a value of $43,667, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $36,521 and $35,375.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glades County, FL (2.14k out of 11.9k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

    1,507 ± 291

  2. Hispanic

    554 ± 212

  3. Black

    485 ± 169

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Glades 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.05k

2017 Value

± 534

11.7%

1 Year growth

± 17.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glades County, FL grew at a rate of 11.7%, from 3.63k employees to 4.05k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glades County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (772 people), Management Occupations (462 people), and Transportation Occupations (366 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Glades County, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Glades County, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (772 people), Management Occupations (462 people), and Transportation Occupations (366 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Glades County, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (7.89 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.5 times), and Transportation Occupations (2.48 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Glades County, FL, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($62,125), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($55,179), and Protective Service Occupations ($50,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.05k

2017 Value

± 534

11.7%

1 Year growth

± 17.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glades County, FL grew at a rate of 11.7%, from 3.63k employees to 4.05k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glades County, FL, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (611 people), Retail Trade (549 people), and Educational Services (481 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Glades County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Glades County, 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 Glades County, FL, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (611 people), Retail Trade (549 people), and Educational Services (481 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Glades County, FL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (12.7 times higher than expected), Utilities (2 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.69 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Glades County, FL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($51,458), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,354), and Wholesale Trade ($42,639).

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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 ($44.9B) and Gasoline ($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

78.4% of the population of Glades County, FL has health coverage, with 23.5% on employee plans, 21.7% on Medicaid, 18.9% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 2.9% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Glades County, FL see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2794 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 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

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Glades County, FL see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 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

21.6%

Uninsured

23.5%

Employer Coverage

21.7%

Medicaid

18.9%

Medicare

11.4%

Non-Group

2.9%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glades County, FL declined by 7.92% from 23.4% to 21.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Glades County, 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%.

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

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Diversity

Glades County, FL is home to a population of 13.2k people, from which 91.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 11.4% of Glades County, FL residents were born outside of the country (1.51k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Glades County, FL is composed of 8.01k White Alone residents (60.7%), 2.75k Hispanic or Latino residents (20.8%), 1.7k Black or African American Alone residents (12.9%), 508 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (3.85%), 176 Two or More Races residents (1.33%), 51 Asian Alone residents (0.386%), 13 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0985%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Glades County, FL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

47

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.7

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Glades County, FL was 45.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Glades County, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Glades County, FL residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.51k people

12.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.64k people

As of 2017, 11.4% of Glades County, FL residents (1.51k 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 Glades County, FL was 12.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

91.9%

2017 Citizenship

90.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.9% of Glades County, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Glades County, FL was 90.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.01k ± 18

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.75k ± 177

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.7k ± 104

In 2017, there were 2.92 times more White Alone residents (8.01k people) in Glades County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.75k Hispanic or Latino and 1.7k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Glades County, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Glades County, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Glades County, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Glades County, FL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    537 ± 148

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    89 ± 80

  3. Korea

    83 ± 49

Glades County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Glades County, FL was $80,100 in 2017, which is 0.368 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $79,200 to $80,100, a 1.14% increase. The homeownership rate in Glades County, FL is 75%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Glades County, FL have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Glades County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$37,385

Median Household Income

± $4,329

4.3k

Number of Households

± 430

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.3k households in Glades County, FL grew to $37,385 from the previous year's value of $34,143.

The following chart displays the households in Glades 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 $50k - $60k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$80,100

2017 Median

± $10,547

$79,200

2016 Median

± $9,906

In 2017, the median property value in Glades County, FL grew to to $80,100 from the previous year's value of $79,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Glades County, 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 Glades County, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75%

2017 Homeownership

74.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75% of the housing units in Glades County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.7%.

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

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Commute Time

24 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Glades County, FL have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.5% of the workforce in Glades County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.8%

  2. Carpooled

    12.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.29%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Glades County, FL was Drove Alone (75.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.3%) and those who Worked At Home (5.29%).

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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