Glades County, FL

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2022 Population
12,179
0.0328% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
47.4
1.04% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
21.9%
10% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$37,221
2.28% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$91,300
15.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Glades County, FL had a population of 12.2k people with a median age of 47.4 and a median household income of $37,221. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Glades County, FL declined from 12,183 to 12,179, a −0.0328% decrease and its median household income declined from $38,088 to $37,221, a −2.28% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Glades County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (57%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.2%), White (Hispanic) (11.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.95%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.53%).

None of the households in Glades County, 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.

93.6% of the residents in Glades County, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Glades County, FL was $91,300, and the homeownership rate was 78.4%.

Most people in Glades County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 37.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Glades County, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Glades County, FL is home to a population of 12.2k people, from which 93.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.9% of Glades County, FL residents were born outside of the country (1.32k people).

In 2022, there were 3.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.94k people) in Glades County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.85k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.42k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.6%
2022 Citizenship
94.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.6% of Glades County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Glades County, FL was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Glades County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.94k ± 57
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.85k ± 14
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.42k ± 326
22.2%
Hispanic Population
2.7k people

In 2022, there were 3.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.94k people) in Glades County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.85k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.42k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

22.2% of the people in Glades County, FL are hispanic (2.7k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

10.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.32k people
9.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.21k people

As of 2022, 10.9% of Glades County, FL residents (1.32k 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 Glades County, FL was 9.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    490 ± 117
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    181 ± 120
  3. Korea
    85 ± 73

Glades County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Glades County, FL employs 3.61k people. The largest industries in Glades County, FL are Construction (548 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (444 people), and Retail Trade (431 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($74,298), Public Administration ($59,327), and Utilities ($52,778).

Occupations

3.61k
2022 Value
± 497
8.97%
1 Year growth
± 18.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Glades County, FL grew at a rate of 8.97%, from 3.31k employees to 3.61k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glades County, FL, are Management Occupations (518 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (409 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (389 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Glades County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.61k
2022 Value
± 497
8.97%
1 Year growth
± 18.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Glades County, FL grew at a rate of 8.97%, from 3.31k employees to 3.61k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glades County, FL, are Construction (548 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (444 people), and Retail Trade (431 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Glades County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Glades County, 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

$34,327
Median earning men ± $2,961
$26,620
Median earning women ± $2,343

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($80,278), Manufacturing ($74,276), and Public Administration ($70,564).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($100,032), Public Administration ($51,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,827).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 35
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 32
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 22
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Glades County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 72.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (26.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.404%).

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Glades County, FL was $91,300 in 2022, which is 0.324 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $79,000 to $91,300, a 15.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Glades County, FL is 78.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Glades County, FL have an average commute time of 37.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Glades County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$91,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,063
$3,637
Median Property Taxes
±$479

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 Glades County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

78.4%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.4% of the housing units in Glades County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3
  2. Census Tract 1

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

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Household Income

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$37,221
Median Household Income
± $7,004
4.64k
Number of Households
± 547

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.64k households in Glades County, FL declined from $37,221 from the previous year's value of $38,088.

The following chart displays the households in Glades 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 $30k - $35k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Glades County, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.8%)
  2. Carpooled (13.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.85%)

In 2022, 72.8% of workers in Glades County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.9%) and those who worked at home (4.85%).

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

37.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Glades County, FL have a longer commute time (37.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 12.9% of the workforce in Glades County, 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 Glades County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Glades County, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glades County, FL (2.38k out of 10.9k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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

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

79.1% of the population of Glades County, FL has health coverage, with 19.3% on employee plans, 18.8% on Medicaid, 21.9% on Medicare, 17% on non-group plans, and 2.11% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16.9% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 29.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

20.9%
Uninsured
19.3%
Employer Coverage
18.8%
Medicaid
21.9%
Medicare
17%
Non-Group
2.11%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glades County, FL declined by 0.083% from 20.9% to 20.9%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.6% in Glades County, FL.

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