Liberty County, FL

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2020 Population
8,333
0.144% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40.6
0.246% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
20.7%
23.7% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$39,121
2.91% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$83,700
11.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Liberty County, FL had a population of 8.33k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $39,121. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Liberty County, FL declined from 8,345 to 8,333, a −0.144% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,015 to $39,121, a 2.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Liberty County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (75%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.21%), White (Hispanic) (2.48%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.54%).

None of the households in Liberty 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.

98.6% of the residents in Liberty County, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Liberty County, FL was $83,700, and the homeownership rate was 78.7%.

Most people in Liberty County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Liberty County, FL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Liberty County, FL is home to a population of 8.33k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.16% of Liberty County, FL residents were born outside of the country (263 people).

In 2020, there were 5.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.25k people) in Liberty County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.15k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 351 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2020 Citizenship
97.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.6% of Liberty County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Liberty County, FL was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Liberty County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.25k ± 360
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.15k ± 260
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    351 ± 219
4.57%
Hispanic Population
381 people

In 2020, there were 5.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.25k people) in Liberty County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.15k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 351 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.57% of the people in Liberty County, FL are hispanic (381 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

3.16%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
263 people
5.45%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
455 people

As of 2020, 3.16% of Liberty County, FL residents (263 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Liberty County, FL was 5.45%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    145 ± 83
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    113 ± 85
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    83 ± 58

Liberty County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Liberty County, FL employs 2.55k people. The largest industries in Liberty County, FL are Public Administration (442 people), Construction (319 people), and Retail Trade (318 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($67,404), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,969), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($61,250).

Occupations

2.55k
2020 Value
± 381
9.69%
1 Year growth
± 18.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Liberty County, FL grew at a rate of 9.69%, from 2.32k employees to 2.55k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Liberty County, FL, are Transportation Occupations (310 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (247 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (201 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Liberty County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.55k
2020 Value
± 381
9.69%
1 Year growth
± 18.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Liberty County, FL grew at a rate of 9.69%, from 2.32k employees to 2.55k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Liberty County, FL, are Public Administration (442 people), Construction (319 people), and Retail Trade (318 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Liberty County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Liberty 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

$35,000
Median earning men ± $5,287
$33,056
Median earning women ± $13,275

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,125), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,038), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($51,077).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($85,114), Public Administration ($47,917), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($42,417).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Florida. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. 27
    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining
  2. 23
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 20
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $94.8B
  2. $62.6B
  3. $59.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $94.8B, followed by Electronics ($62.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($59.6B).

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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$688B
2020 Value in Florida
$1.41T
Projected 2050 Value in Florida
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $688B. This is expected to increase 105% 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. $24.9B
  2. $19.2B
  3. $15.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $24.9B, followed by California with $19.2B and Texas and $15.8B.

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 Liberty County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 79.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.393%).

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 27 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 27 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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.09% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (4.93M), Some college (3.6M), and Bachelors Degree (3.09M).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Liberty County, FL was $83,700 in 2020, which is 0.364 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $75,100 to $83,700, a 11.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Liberty County, FL is 78.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Liberty County, FL have an average commute time of 32.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Liberty County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$83,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$27,137
$1,977
Median Property Taxes
±$269

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

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

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Rent vs Own

78.7%
Homeownership
2020
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 78.7% of the housing units in Liberty County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.4%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Liberty 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.
$39,121
Median Household Income
± $7,072
2.51k
Number of Households
± 331

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.51k households in Liberty County, FL grew to $39,121 from the previous year's value of $38,015.

The following chart displays the households in Liberty 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Liberty County, FL is from Florida.
0.472
2020 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2019 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2020, the income inequality in Florida was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Carpooled (13.9%)
  3. Other (2.76%)

In 2020, 80% of workers in Liberty County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.9%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (2.76%).

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

32.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Liberty County, FL have a longer commute time (32.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.49% of the workforce in Liberty 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 Liberty County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Liberty County, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Liberty County, FL (1.43k out of 6.87k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Liberty County, FL is White, followed by Black 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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85.1% of the population of Liberty County, FL has health coverage, with 37.1% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 2.46% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Florida was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Florida, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.6% under 18 years, 19.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.9%
Uninsured
37.1%
Employer Coverage
23%
Medicaid
11.2%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
2.46%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Liberty County, FL declined by 1.45% from 15.2% to 14.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Liberty 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 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Liberty County, FL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 39.9% in Liberty County, FL.

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