Nassau County, FL

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2019 Population
83,098
3.13% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
45.3
0.667% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
10.5%
3.15% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$69,943
5.5% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$230,900
5.87% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
37,539
3.12% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Nassau County, FL had a population of 83.1k people with a median age of 45.3 and a median household income of $69,943. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Nassau County, FL grew from 80,578 to 83,098, a 3.13% increase and its median household income grew from $66,297 to $69,943, a 5.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nassau County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.97%), White (Hispanic) (3.27%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.12%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%). 0% of the households in Nassau County, FL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.3% of the residents in Nassau County, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Nassau County, FL was $230,900, and the homeownership rate was 80%. Most people in Nassau County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Nassau County, FL was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Nassau County, FL is home to a population of 83.1k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 4.29% of Nassau County, FL residents were born outside of the country (3.57k people).

In 2019, there were 14.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (72.4k people) in Nassau County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.96k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.72k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nassau County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    72.4k ± 33
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.96k ± 247
  3. White (Hispanic)
    2.72k ± 332
4.31%
Hispanic Population
3.58k people

In 2019, there were 14.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (72.4k people) in Nassau County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.96k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.72k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.31% of the people in Nassau County, FL are hispanic (3.58k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.29%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.57k people
3.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.14k people

As of 2019, 4.29% of Nassau County, FL residents (3.57k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nassau County, FL was 3.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

45
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
51
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in Nassau County, FL was 45.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Nassau County, FL are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Nassau County, FL residents was 45.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    986,238 ± 23,800 people
  2. Haiti
    338,524 ± 14,168 people
  3. Colombia
    270,705 ± 12,691 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 986,238 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 338,524 and Colombia with 270,705.

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Citizenship

98.3%
2019 Citizenship
98.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.3% of Nassau County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Nassau County, FL was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,980 ± 308
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,926 ± 386
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    940 ± 218

Nassau County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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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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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

Median household income in Nassau County, FL is $69,943. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Nassau County, FL was Census Tract 502.01 with a value of $164,821, followed by Census Tract 503.03 and Census Tract 502.02, with respective values of $84,171 and $82,831.

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,958. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Nassau County, FL employs 37.5k people. The largest industries in Nassau County, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,283 people), Retail Trade (4,168 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,396 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,000), Information ($84,464), and Manufacturing ($60,012).

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,943
2019 value
± $2,887
5.5%
1 Year Growth
± 5.46%

Households in Nassau County, FL have a median annual income of $69,943, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $66,297 in 2018, which represents a 5.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,717
Average Male Salary in Florida
± $882
$46,958
Average Female Salary in Florida
± $608

In 2019, 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
    $58,663 ± $3,508
  2. White
    $51,467 ± $590
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $41,471 ± $18,259

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 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 Nassau County, FL is from Florida.
0.473
2019 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2018 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2019, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.00388% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 502.01
  2. Census Tract 503.03
  3. Census Tract 502.02

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nassau County, FL was Census Tract 502.01 with a value of $164,821, followed by Census Tract 503.03 and Census Tract 502.02, with respective values of $84,171 and $82,831.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Nassau 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

10.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nassau County, FL (8.68k out of 82.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 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
    6,971 ± 643
  2. Black
    1,270 ± 281
  3. Hispanic
    729 ± 294

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nassau County, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

37.5k
2019 Value
± 1,572
3.12%
1 Year growth
± 5.8%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Nassau County, FL grew at a rate of 3.12%, from 36.4k employees to 37.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nassau County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,694 people), Management Occupations (4,054 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,687 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nassau County, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Nassau County, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,694 people), Management Occupations (4,054 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,687 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Nassau County, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.52 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.4 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Nassau County, FL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($86,167), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,557), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($72,857).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

37.5k
2019 Value
± 1,572
3.12%
1 Year growth
± 5.8%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Nassau County, FL grew at a rate of 3.12%, from 36.4k employees to 37.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nassau County, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,283 people), Retail Trade (4,168 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,396 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nassau County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Nassau 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 Nassau County, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,283 people), Retail Trade (4,168 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,396 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Nassau County, FL has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.02 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.62 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Nassau County, FL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($85,000), Information ($84,464), and Manufacturing ($60,012).

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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. $60.7B
  2. $55.2B
  3. $51.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $60.7B, followed by Electronics ($55.2B) and Gasoline ($51.1B).

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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$583B
2018 Value in Florida
$1.45T
Projected 2045 Value in Florida
149% growth

In 2018, total outbound Florida trade was $583B. This is expected to increase 149% to $1.45T 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. $22.2B
  2. $19.3B
  3. $15B

In 2018, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $22.2B, followed by Texas with $19.3B and California and $15B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Nassau County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 73.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (23.3%), followed by Other (3.16%). 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.

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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Nassau County, FL
73.5% 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
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 Nassau County, FL was $230,900 in 2019, which is 0.96 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $218,100 to $230,900, a 5.87% increase. The homeownership rate in Nassau County, FL is 80%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Nassau County, FL have an average commute time of 28.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nassau County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$230,900
2019 Median
± $6,252
$218,100
2018 Median
± $4,688

In 2019, the median property value in Nassau County, FL grew to to $230,900 from the previous year's value of $218,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Nassau 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 Nassau County, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k 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.
$69,943
Median Household Income
± $2,887
32.6k
Number of Households
± 1,316

In 2019, the median household income of the 32.6k households in Nassau County, FL grew to $69,943 from the previous year's value of $66,297.

The following chart displays the households in Nassau 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

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Nassau County, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nassau County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

80%
2019 Homeownership
78.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 80% of the housing units in Nassau County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Nassau County, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nassau County, FL have a longer commute time (28.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.84% of the workforce in Nassau County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (84.4%)
  2. Carpooled (6.75%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.07%)

In 2019, 84.4% of workers in Nassau County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.75%) and those who worked at home (5.07%).

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

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Health

89.5% of the population of Nassau County, FL has health coverage, with 41.6% on employee plans, 10.2% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 18.6% on non-group plans, and 3.49% 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 Nassau County, FL see 2201 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.77% increase from the previous year (2121 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3282 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 791 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

2,201 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nassau County, FL

Primary care physicians in Nassau County, FL see an average of 2,201 patients per year. This represents a 3.77% increase from the previous year (2,121 patients).

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

10.5%
Uninsured
41.6%
Employer Coverage
10.2%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
18.6%
Non-Group
3.49%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nassau County, FL declined by 5.36% from 11% to 10.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Nassau 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. 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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