Hendry County, FL

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2022 Population
39,902
1.17% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.1
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
22.3%
13.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$49,259
26.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$153,200
31.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hendry County, FL had a population of 39.9k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $49,259. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hendry County, FL grew from 39,439 to 39,902, a 1.17% increase and its median household income grew from $38,843 to $49,259, a 26.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hendry County, FL are White (Hispanic) (32.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (28.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (17.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.3%), and Other (Hispanic) (6.28%).

None of the households in Hendry 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.

83.9% of the residents in Hendry County, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Hendry County, FL was $153,200, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%.

Most people in Hendry County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hendry County, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hendry County, FL is home to a population of 39.9k people, from which 83.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 27.7% of Hendry County, FL residents were born outside of the country (11.1k people).

In 2022, there were 1.11 times more White (Hispanic) residents (12.8k people) in Hendry County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 6.96k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

83.9%
2022 Citizenship
84.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 83.9% of Hendry County, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hendry County, FL was 84.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hendry County, FL
  1. White (Hispanic)
    12.8k ± 1.37k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.5k ± 246
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    6.96k ± 1.25k
57.1%
Hispanic Population
22.8k people

In 2022, there were 1.11 times more White (Hispanic) residents (12.8k people) in Hendry County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 6.96k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

57.1% of the people in Hendry County, FL are hispanic (22.8k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

27.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.1k people
26.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.4k people

As of 2022, 27.7% of Hendry County, FL residents (11.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hendry County, FL was 26.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    519 ± 200
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    331 ± 148
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    77 ± 90

Hendry County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hendry County, FL employs 18.2k people. The largest industries in Hendry County, FL are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2,354 people), Retail Trade (2,193 people), and Construction (2,073 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($52,833), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($46,579), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,756).

Occupations

18.2k
2022 Value
± 1,538
3.89%
1 Year growth
± 11.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hendry County, FL grew at a rate of 3.89%, from 17.5k employees to 18.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hendry County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,061 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,877 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1,837 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hendry County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.2k
2022 Value
± 1,538
3.89%
1 Year growth
± 11.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hendry County, FL grew at a rate of 3.89%, from 17.5k employees to 18.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hendry County, FL, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2,354 people), Retail Trade (2,193 people), and Construction (2,073 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hendry County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Hendry 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

$36,261
Median earning men ± $2,115
$26,981
Median earning women ± $4,179

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,598), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,599), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($41,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($42,800), Construction ($34,269), and Manufacturing ($31,390).

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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. 171
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 136
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 129
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hendry County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 61.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (38.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.502%).

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.

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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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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Race

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 Hendry County, FL was $153,200 in 2022, which is 0.543 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $116,900 to $153,200, a 31.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Hendry County, FL is 69.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hendry County, FL have an average commute time of 30.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hendry County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hendry County, FL is $49,259. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hendry County, FL was Census Tract 2 with a value of $66,354, followed by Census Tract 4.01 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $62,628 and $46,768.

Property

$153,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,009
$9,269
Median Property Taxes
±$911

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 Hendry County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

69.7%
Homeownership
2022
69.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.7% of the housing units in Hendry County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2
  2. Census Tract 4.01
  3. Census Tract 3

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hendry County, FL was Census Tract 2 with a value of $66,354, followed by Census Tract 4.01 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $62,628 and $46,768.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hendry County, 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.
$49,259
Median Household Income
± $4,850
13.3k
Number of Households
± 1,156

In 2022, the median household income of the 13.3k households in Hendry County, FL grew to $49,259 from the previous year's value of $38,843.

The following chart displays the households in Hendry 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hendry 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 (69.1%)
  2. Carpooled (16%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.48%)

In 2022, 69.1% of workers in Hendry County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16%) and those who worked at home (5.48%).

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

30.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hendry County, FL have a longer commute time (30.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.26% of the workforce in Hendry 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 Hendry County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hendry County, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hendry County, FL (8.73k out of 39.2k 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 Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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

78.3% of the population of Hendry County, FL has health coverage, with 28.3% on employee plans, 28.7% on Medicaid, 9.31% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 0.827% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hendry County, FL see 3820 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.08% decrease from the previous year (4156 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2378 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2854 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.1% were men and 46.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,820 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hendry County, FL

Primary care physicians in Hendry County, FL see an average of 3,820 patients per year. This represents a 8.08% decrease from the previous year (4,156 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.1% under 18 years, 23.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 13% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.1% were men and 46.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

21.7%
Uninsured
28.3%
Employer Coverage
28.7%
Medicaid
9.31%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
0.827%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hendry County, FL declined by 9.02% from 23.8% to 21.7%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 53.9 in Hendry County, FL.

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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 42.2% in Hendry County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 26.9% in Hendry County, FL.

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