Hendry County, FL

County

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Population
40,127
2.72% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
Median Age
33.9

Median Household Income
$40,728
7.27% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$82,000
2.89% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
16,808
3.03% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Hendry County, FL had a population of 40.1k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $40,728. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Hendry County, FL grew from 39,064 to 40,127, a 2.72% increase and its median household income grew from $37,966 to $40,728, a 7.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hendry County, FL are White (Hispanic) (47.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (32.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11%), Other (Hispanic) (2.6%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.84%). NaNk% of the people in Hendry County, FL speak a non-English language, and 80.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Hendry County, FL is $82,000, and the homeownership rate is 66.2%. Most people in Hendry County, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Hendry County, FL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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Impact on Employment

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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.

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 55.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (41.5%), followed by Other (2.74%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, FL with 87.9% 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.

Hendry County, FL 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
55.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Florida
  1. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Florida was Holmes County, FL with 87.9% 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

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, 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 Hendry County, FL have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Hendry County, FL is home to a population of 40.1k people, from which 80.5% are citizens. As of 2018, 28% of Hendry County, FL residents were born outside of the country (11.2k people).

In 2018, there were 1.45 times more White (Hispanic) residents (19k people) in Hendry County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.1k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.41k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hendry County, FL
  1. White (Hispanic)
    19k ± 728
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.1k ± 131
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.41k ± 201
52.9%
Hispanic Population
21.2k people

In 2018, there were 1.45 times more White (Hispanic) residents (19k people) in Hendry County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.1k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.41k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

52.9% of the people in Hendry County, FL are hispanic (21.2k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

28%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
11.2k people
27.6%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
10.8k people

As of 2018, 28% of Hendry County, FL residents (11.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hendry County, FL was 27.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

29
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Hendry County, FL was 33.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 29, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Hendry County, FL are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Hendry County, FL residents was 34.

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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

80.5%
2018 Citizenship
81.2%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 80.5% of Hendry County, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Hendry County, FL was 81.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    996 ± 233
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    194 ± 158
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    189 ± 110

Hendry County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Hendry County, FL is $40,728. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hendry County, FL was Census Tract 4.01 with a value of $51,711, followed by Census Tract 6 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $43,259 and $40,634.

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,078. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Hendry County, FL employs 16.8k people. The largest industries in Hendry County, FL are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3,666 people), Construction (1,760 people), and Retail Trade (1,579 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($41,759), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,775), and Public Administration ($36,146).

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,728
2018 value
± $2,333
7.27%
1 Year Growth
± 7.64%

Households in Hendry County, FL have a median annual income of $40,728, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,966 in 2017, which represents a 7.27% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Hendry County, FL compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,931
Average Male Salary in Florida
± $842
$44,078
Average Female Salary in Florida
± $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 in Florida
  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 in Florida.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Florida by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hendry County, FL is from Florida.
0.473
2017 Wage GINI in Florida
0.471
2016 Wage GINI in Florida

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 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 4.01
  2. Census Tract 6
  3. Census Tract 1

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hendry County, FL was Census Tract 4.01 with a value of $51,711, followed by Census Tract 6 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $43,259 and $40,634.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hendry County, FL (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hendry County, FL is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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

16.8k
2018 Value
± 1,321
3.03%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Hendry County, FL grew at a rate of 3.03%, from 16.3k employees to 16.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hendry County, FL, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2,979 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,734 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,467 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hendry County, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hendry County, FL, by number of employees, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2,979 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,734 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,467 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hendry County, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (26.3 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.95 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.74 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hendry County, FL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($77,019), Protective Service Occupations ($76,932), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($75,767).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.8k
2018 Value
± 1,321
3.03%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Hendry County, FL grew at a rate of 3.03%, from 16.3k employees to 16.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hendry County, FL, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3,666 people), Construction (1,760 people), and Retail Trade (1,579 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hendry County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Hendry 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 Hendry County, FL, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3,666 people), Construction (1,760 people), and Retail Trade (1,579 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hendry County, FL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (18.1 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.67 times), and Construction (1.64 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hendry County, FL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($41,759), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,775), and Public Administration ($36,146).

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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 in Florida
$714B
Projected 2045 Value in Florida
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hendry County, FL was $82,000 in 2018, which is 0.357 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $79,700 to $82,000, a 2.89% increase. The homeownership rate in Hendry County, FL is 66.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hendry County, FL have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hendry County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$82,000
2018 Median
± $7,606
$79,700
2017 Median
± $7,257

In 2018, the median property value in Hendry County, FL grew to to $82,000 from the previous year's value of $79,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hendry 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 Hendry County, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A 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.
$40,728
Median Household Income
± $2,333
12k
Number of Households
± 895

In 2018, the median household income of the 12k households in Hendry County, FL grew to $40,728 from the previous year's value of $37,966.

The following chart displays the households in Hendry 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

66.2%
2018 Homeownership
65.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 66.2% of the housing units in Hendry County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.4%.

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

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Commute Time

26.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hendry County, FL have a longer commute time (26.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 6.4% of the workforce in Hendry County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    64.6%
  2. Carpooled
    16.1%
  3. Public Transit
    7.63%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Hendry County, FL was Drove Alone (64.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (16.1%) and those who Public Transit (7.63%).

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

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Health

73.8% of the population of Hendry County, FL has health coverage, with 24.9% on employee plans, 27.8% on Medicaid, 8.65% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 1.57% 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 Hendry County, FL see 2608 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.16% decrease from the previous year (2750 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2456 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2183 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

2,608 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hendry County, FL

Primary care physicians in Hendry County, FL see an average of 2,608 patients per year. This represents a 5.16% decrease from the previous year (2,750 patients).

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

26.2%
Uninsured
24.9%
Employer Coverage
27.8%
Medicaid
8.65%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
1.57%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hendry County, FL declined by 4.21% from 27.3% to 26.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hendry 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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