The Villages, FL

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2021 Population
76,415
6.17% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
72.7
0.693% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
4.17%
6.92% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$67,239
3.55% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$293,200
3.49% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, The Villages, FL had a population of 76.4k people with a median age of 72.7 and a median household income of $67,239. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of The Villages, FL declined from 81,444 to 76,415, a −6.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $64,933 to $67,239, a 3.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in The Villages, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.03%), White (Hispanic) (0.767%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.535%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.352%).

None of the households in The Villages, 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.

98.8% of the residents in The Villages, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in The Villages, FL are Tenaj Salon Institute (61 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in The Villages, FL was $293,200, and the homeownership rate was 95.1%.

Most people in The Villages, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in The Villages, FL was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

The Villages, FL is home to a population of 76.4k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2021, 5.07% of The Villages, FL residents were born outside of the country (3.88k people).

In 2021, there were 94.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (74.1k people) in The Villages, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 786 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 586 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2021 Citizenship
98.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 98.8% of The Villages, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in The Villages, FL was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in The Villages, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    74.1k ± 1.86k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    786 ± 226
  3. White (Hispanic)
    586 ± 282
1.17%
Hispanic Population
896 people

In 2021, there were 94.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (74.1k people) in The Villages, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 786 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 586 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.17% of the people in The Villages, FL are hispanic (896 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.07%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.88k people
5.01%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.08k people

As of 2021, 5.07% of The Villages, FL residents (3.88k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in The Villages, FL was 5.01%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8,241 ± 792
  2. Korea
    1,517 ± 424
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    618 ± 242

The Villages, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of The Villages, FL employs 8.76k people. The largest industries in The Villages, FL are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1,368 people), Retail Trade (1,150 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,127 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($134,239), Transportation & Warehousing ($66,654), and Finance & Insurance ($56,483).

Occupations

8.76k
2021 Value
± 973
−10.8%
1 Year decline
± 17.7%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in The Villages, FL declined at a rate of −10.8%, from 9.82k employees to 8.76k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in The Villages, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,665 people), Sales & Related Occupations (944 people), and Management Occupations (792 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of The Villages, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.76k
2021 Value
± 973
−10.8%
1 Year decline
± 17.7%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in The Villages, FL declined at a rate of −10.8%, from 9.82k employees to 8.76k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in The Villages, FL, are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1,368 people), Retail Trade (1,150 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,127 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of The Villages, FL, though some of these residents may live in The Villages, 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

$34,036
Median earning men ± $10,825
$27,496
Median earning women ± $6,628

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Wholesale Trade ($134,239), Manufacturing ($100,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($66,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Construction ($46,330), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,076), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($33,519).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Florida. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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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. $93.7B
  2. $57.8B
  3. $56.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $93.7B, followed by Electronics ($57.8B) and Pharmaceuticals ($56.4B).

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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$640B
2020 Value in Florida
$1.41T
Projected 2050 Value in Florida
121% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $640B. This is expected to increase 121% to $1.41T by 2050.

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. $22.9B
  2. $17.8B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $22.9B, followed by Texas with $17.8B and California and $14.6B.

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

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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.

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 28 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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In 2021, universities in The Villages, FL awarded 61 degrees. The student population of The Villages, FL in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 5 male students and 76 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in The Villages, FL are White (43 and 70.5%), followed by Black or African American (9 and 14.8%), Hispanic or Latino (7 and 11.5%), and Asian (1 and 1.64%).

The largest universities in The Villages, FL by number of degrees awarded are Tenaj Salon Institute (61 and 100%).

The most popular majors in The Villages, FL are General Cosmetology (61 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.13% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (4.9M), Some college (3.57M), and Bachelors Degree (3.2M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in The Villages, FL was $293,200 in 2021, which is 1.2 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $283,300 to $293,200, a 3.49% increase. The homeownership rate in The Villages, FL is 95.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in The Villages, FL have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in The Villages, FL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$293,200
Median Property Value 2021
±$7,175
$342,398
Median Property Taxes
±$5,729

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In The Villages, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in The Villages, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

95.1%
Homeownership
2021
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 95.1% of the housing units in The Villages, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 95.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9108
  2. Census Tract 9117.02

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

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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.
$67,239
Median Household Income
± $3,063
44.1k
Number of Households
± 2,433

In 2021, the median household income of the 44.1k households in The Villages, FL grew to $67,239 from the previous year's value of $64,933.

The following chart displays the households in The Villages, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for The Villages, FL is from Florida.
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida
0.472
2020 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2021, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.108% growth from 2020 to 2021, 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (56.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (23.6%)
  3. Other (13.5%)

In 2021, 56.7% of workers in The Villages, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (23.6%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (13.5%).

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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Commute Time

22.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in The Villages, FL have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.89% of the workforce in The Villages, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in The Villages, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in The Villages, FL have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in The Villages, FL (3.18k out of 76.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in The Villages, FL is White, followed by Asian 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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99% of the population of The Villages, FL has health coverage, with 7.57% on employee plans, 2.47% on Medicaid, 63.2% on Medicare, 23.5% on non-group plans, and 2.32% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sumter County, FL see 2498 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.86% decrease from the previous year (2682 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3310 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2207 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,498 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sumter County, FL

Primary care physicians in Sumter County, FL see an average of 2,498 patients per year. This represents a 6.86% decrease from the previous year (2,682 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sumter County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 0.152% under 18 years, 0.619% between 18 and 34 years, 13.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 85.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

0.953%
Uninsured
7.57%
Employer Coverage
2.47%
Medicaid
63.2%
Medicare
23.5%
Non-Group
2.32%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in The Villages, FL grew by 27.2% from 0.749% to 0.953%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in The Villages, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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