Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL

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2022 Population
121,573
2.94% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
48.2
1.03% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.8%
3.19% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,276
7.13% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$204,800
19.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
47,511
7.74% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL had a population of 122k people with a median age of 48.2 and a median household income of $57,276. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL grew from 118,103 to 121,573, a 2.94% increase and its median household income grew from $53,463 to $57,276, a 7.13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.5%), White (Hispanic) (6.02%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.04%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.55%).

12% of the households in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.9% of the residents in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL are Pasco-Hernando State College (2,025 degrees awarded in 2022), Fred K Marchman Technical College (159 degrees), and Commercial Diving Technologies Institute (80 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was $204,800, and the homeownership rate was 78%.

Most people in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL is home to a population of 122k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.69% of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL residents were born outside of the country (10.6k people).

In 2022, there were 13.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (97.9k people) in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.32k White (Hispanic) and 4.14k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL are Spanish (7,893 households), German (537 households), and Italian (467 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
61,540
Women
50.2%
61,047
Men
49.8%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 122,587 inhabitants, with 49.8% men, and 50.2% women.

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Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
96.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    97.9k ± 3.09k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    7.32k ± 1.21k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    4.14k ± 1.1k
11.5%
Hispanic Population
14k people

In 2022, there were 13.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (97.9k people) in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.32k White (Hispanic) and 4.14k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.5% of the people in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL are hispanic (14k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,391 ± 910 people
  2. Colombia
    1,346 ± 896 people
  3. Canada
    655 ± 627 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was Cuba, the natal country of 1,391 Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL residents, followed by Colombia with 1,346 and Canada with 655.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.69%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.6k people
8.59%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.1k people

As of 2022, 8.69% of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL residents (10.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was 8.59%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,893 households (6.79%)
  2. German
    537 households (0.462%)
  3. Italian
    467 households (0.402%)

12% of the households in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was Spanish. 6.79% of the households in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,025 ± 511
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,701 ± 322
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,548 ± 349

Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL employs 47.5k people. The largest industries in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL are Construction (5,132 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,076 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,928 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($130,588), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($116,711), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($111,989).

Males in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,388. The income inequality in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.425, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
19,693
Women
47.3%
21,956
Men
52.7%

The workforce of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL in 2020 was 41,649 people, with 47.3% woman, and 52.7% men.

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Occupations

47.5k
2022 Value
7.74%
1 Year growth
± 7.74%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 7.74%, from 44.1k employees to 47.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL, are Retail salespersons (2,051 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,452 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,381 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

47.5k
2022 Value
7.74%
1 Year growth
± 7.74%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 7.74%, from 44.1k employees to 47.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL, are Construction (5,132 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,076 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,928 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL, though some of these residents may live in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,568
Median earning men ± $1,522
$34,941
Median earning women ± $1,306

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($72,784), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,500), and Wholesale Trade ($57,263).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,219), Manufacturing ($50,865), and Public Administration ($49,388).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

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 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL awarded 2,264 degrees. The student population of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,890 male students and 5,827 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL are White (1,422 and 63%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (470 and 20.8%), Black or African American (115 and 5.1%), and Two or More Races (87 and 3.86%).

The largest universities in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL by number of degrees awarded are Pasco-Hernando State College (2,025 and 89.4%), Fred K Marchman Technical College (159 and 7.02%), and Commercial Diving Technologies Institute (80 and 3.53%).

The most popular majors in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,143 and 50.5%), Registered Nursing (163 and 7.2%), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (141 and 6.23%).

The median tuition cost in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL for a public four year colleges is $2,297 for in-state students and $9,272 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 9,717 students enrolled in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL, 40% men and 60% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,363 records, of which 59.3% were women and 40.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 118 degrees awarded
  2. 19 degrees awarded
  3. 1,143 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was Registered Nursing with 118 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,025 degrees awarded
  2. 159 degrees awarded
  3. 80 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pasco-Hernando State College with 2,025 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 967 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL, which is 0.746 times less than the 1,297 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,422 degrees mean that there were 3.03 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 470 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($2,297) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($858) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,440) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.857% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.655% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (38.9k), Some college (21.3k), and Secondary Education (14.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was $204,800 in 2022, which is 0.726 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $170,900 to $204,800, a 19.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL is 78%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL have an average commute time of 31.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL is $57,276. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was Broward County (West) Weston, Sunrise (S), Davie (W) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $132,692, followed by St. Johns County (Northwest) PUMA, FL and Broward County (NNW)--Coral Springs (North), Parkland, & Coconut Creek (North) Cities PUMA, FL, with respective values of $130,719 and $119,820.

Property

$204,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,236
$39,364
Median Property Taxes
±$1,610

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Rent vs Own

78%
Homeownership
2022
64.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78% of the housing units in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was Broward County (West) Weston, Sunrise (S), Davie (W) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $132,692, followed by St. Johns County (Northwest) PUMA, FL and Broward County (NNW)--Coral Springs (North), Parkland, & Coconut Creek (North) Cities PUMA, FL, with respective values of $130,719 and $119,820.

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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.
$57,276
Median Household Income
± $2,748
50.5k
Number of Households
± 1,908

In 2022, the median household income of the 50.5k households in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL grew to $57,276 from the previous year's value of $53,463.

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Wage Distribution

0.425
2022 Wage GINI in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL
0.419
2021 Wage GINI in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL

In 2022, the income inequality in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was 0.425 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.49% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.52%)

In 2022, 75% of workers in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.52%).

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Commute Time

31.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL have a longer commute time (31.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.26% of the workforce in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL (15.4k out of 120k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL is White, followed by Hispanic 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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Health

87% of the population of Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL has health coverage, with 32.2% on employee plans, 16.3% on Medicaid, 20.2% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 3.16% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Florida see 1372 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1385 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1631 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 546 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,372 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,372 patients per year. This represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1,385 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.5% under 18 years, 15.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 26.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

13%
Uninsured
32.2%
Employer Coverage
16.3%
Medicaid
20.2%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
3.16%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pasco County (West Central) PUMA, FL grew by 0.986% from 12.9% to 13%.

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