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Okeechobee County, FL&

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0.42% growth
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2.85% growth
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1.87% growth
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3.2% decline


The economy of Okeechobee County, FL employs 13,475 people. The economy of Okeechobee County, FL is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Utilities; and Construction, which employ respectively 8.48; 2.68; and 1.48 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Okeechobee County, FL are Retail trade (2,003), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting (1,515), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,335), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($64,659), Educational Services ($35,645), and Transportation & Warehousing ($31,622).

Median household income in Okeechobee County, FL is $36,415. Males in Okeechobee County, FL have an average income that is 1.17 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,571. The income inequality of Okeechobee County, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Okeechobee County, FL. In Okeechobee County, FL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 51 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $12,781. Duval County, FL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Florida.


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Okeechobee County, FL is home to a population of 39,420 people, from which 91.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Okeechobee County, FL is composed of 25,136 White residents (63.8%), 9,890 Hispanic residents (25.1%), 3,347 Black residents (8.49%), 408 Asian residents (1.04%), and 350 Two+ residents (0.89%). The most common foreign languages in Okeechobee County, FL are Spanish (7,888 speakers), Tagalog (132 speakers), and French (122 speakers), but compared to other places, Okeechobee County, FL has a relative high number of Thai (70 speakers), Other West Germanic (71 speakers), and Hungarian (17 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Florida awarded 323,778 degrees. The student population of Florida is skewed towards females, with 131,318 male students and 192,460 female students. Most students in Florida are White (146,762 and 45.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (73,998 and 22.9%), Black or African American (53,657 and 16.6%), and Unknown (20,251 and 6.25%). The largest universities in Florida by number of graduates are University of Central Florida (15,953 and 4.93%), University of Florida (14,701 and 4.54%), and Miami Dade College (13,052 and 4.03%). The most popular majors in Florida are General Psychology (6,660 and 2.06%), Registered Nursing (6,423 and 1.98%), and General Business Administration & Management (6,072 and 1.88%). The median tuition costs in Florida are $28,100 for private four year colleges, and $3,071 and $14,374 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Okeechobee County, FL is $90,800, which is 0.44 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $93,800 to $90,800, a 3.2% increase. The homeownership rate of Okeechobee County, FL is 70.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Okeechobee County, FL have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Okeechobee County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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