Duval County, FL

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2022 Population
995,708
1.28% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.6
0.274% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.3%
0.868% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$65,579
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$251,300
19% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
484,091
1.86% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Duval County, FL had a population of 996k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $65,579. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Duval County, FL grew from 983,153 to 995,708, a 1.28% increase and its median household income grew from $59,541 to $65,579, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Duval County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.67%), White (Hispanic) (4.56%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.4%).

None of the households in Duval 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.

95% of the residents in Duval County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Duval County, FL are Florida State College at Jacksonville (7,124 degrees awarded in 2022), University of North Florida (4,847 degrees), and Jacksonville University (1,413 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Duval County, FL was $251,300, and the homeownership rate was 57.6%.

Most people in Duval County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Duval County, FL was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Duval County, FL is home to a population of 996k people, from which 95% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.7% of Duval County, FL residents were born outside of the country (116k people).

In 2022, there were 1.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (499k people) in Duval County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 287k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 46.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95%
2022 Citizenship
94.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95% of Duval County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Duval County, FL was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Duval County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    499k ± 1.99k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    287k ± 2.34k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    46.5k ± 1.43k
11%
Hispanic Population
110k people

In 2022, there were 1.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (499k people) in Duval County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 287k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 46.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11% of the people in Duval County, FL are hispanic (110k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,003,261 ± 24,014 people
  2. Haiti
    344,713 ± 14,299 people
  3. Colombia
    299,067 ± 13,333 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,003,261 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 344,713 and Colombia with 299,067.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
116k people
11.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
115k people

As of 2022, 11.7% of Duval County, FL residents (116k 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 Duval County, FL was 11.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    26,893 ± 1,684
  2. Vietnam
    18,859 ± 932
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    17,756 ± 1,348

Duval County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Duval County, FL employs 484k people. The largest industries in Duval County, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (66,184 people), Retail Trade (58,773 people), and Finance & Insurance (43,427 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($116,595), Utilities ($79,597), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,094).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,054. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

484k
2022 Value
± 7,041
1.86%
1 Year growth
± 2.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Duval County, FL grew at a rate of 1.86%, from 475k employees to 484k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Duval County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (63,082 people), Sales & Related Occupations (50,627 people), and Management Occupations (50,611 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Duval County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

484k
2022 Value
± 7,041
1.86%
1 Year growth
± 2.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Duval County, FL grew at a rate of 1.86%, from 475k employees to 484k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Duval County, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (66,184 people), Retail Trade (58,773 people), and Finance & Insurance (43,427 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Duval County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Duval 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

$46,885
Median earning men ± $703
$37,332
Median earning women ± $712

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,874), Public Administration ($58,867), and Manufacturing ($57,325).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,445), Information ($45,963), and Construction ($45,849).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 11,139
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 7,169
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 6,629
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Duval County, FL went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.972%).

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 Duval County, FL awarded 16,787 degrees. The student population of Duval County, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 18,049 male students and 28,447 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Duval County, FL are White (8,504 and 51.7%), followed by Black or African American (3,857 and 23.4%), Hispanic or Latino (2,063 and 12.5%), and Two or More Races (807 and 4.91%).

The largest universities in Duval County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Florida State College at Jacksonville (7,124 and 42.4%), University of North Florida (4,847 and 28.9%), and Jacksonville University (1,413 and 8.42%).

The most popular majors in Duval County, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (2,471 and 14.7%), Registered Nursing (1,358 and 8.09%), and Welding Technology (943 and 5.62%).

The median tuition costs in Duval County, FL are $14,878 for private four year colleges, and $3,046 and $12,373 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Duval County, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 70.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 46,496 (38.8% men and 61.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 46,496 students enrolled in Duval County, FL, 38.8% men and 61.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 22,415 records, of which 58.7% were women and 41.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 331 degrees awarded
  2. 961 degrees awarded
  3. 394 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Duval County, FL was General Business with 331 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Duval County, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,124 degrees awarded
  2. 4,847 degrees awarded
  3. 1,413 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Florida State College at Jacksonville with 7,124 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 6,799 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Duval County, FL, which is 0.681 times less than the 9,988 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 8,504 degrees mean that there were 2.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 3,857 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($18,900) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,265) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Duval County, FL was $251,300 in 2022, which is 0.891 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $211,200 to $251,300, a 19% increase. The homeownership rate in Duval County, FL is 57.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Duval County, FL have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Duval County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Duval County, FL is $65,579. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Duval County, FL was Census Tract 142.04 with a value of $165,241, followed by Census Tract 139.05 and Census Tract 167.11, with respective values of $156,317 and $138,409.

In 2022, 17.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Duval County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.701%.

Property

$251,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,647
$228,080
Median Property Taxes
±$4,250

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 Duval County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

57.6%
Homeownership
2022
70.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.6% of the housing units in Duval County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 57.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 142.04
  2. Census Tract 139.05
  3. Census Tract 167.11

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Duval County, FL was Census Tract 142.04 with a value of $165,241, followed by Census Tract 139.05 and Census Tract 167.11, with respective values of $156,317 and $138,409.

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

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Household Income

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$65,579
Median Household Income
± $1,206
396k
Number of Households
± 5,951

In 2022, the median household income of the 396k households in Duval County, FL grew to $65,579 from the previous year's value of $59,541.

The following chart displays the households in Duval 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 Duval 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 (74.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.5%)
  3. Carpooled (8.8%)

In 2022, 74.7% of workers in Duval County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.5%) and those who carpooled to work (8.8%).

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Duval County, FL have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.37% of the workforce in Duval County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 17.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Duval County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.701%.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Duval County, FL (139k out of 972k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 21.1% of the children was living in poverty in Duval County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 654 in Duval County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 65 per 100,000 population.

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Health

88.3% of the population of Duval County, FL has health coverage, with 44.4% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 9.98% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 3.65% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Duval County, FL see 1188 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1175 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1225 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 439 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,188 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Duval County, FL

Primary care physicians in Duval County, FL see an average of 1,188 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,175 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 23% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.7%
Uninsured
44.4%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
9.98%
Medicare
14.7%
Non-Group
3.65%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Duval County, FL declined by 1.84% from 11.9% to 11.7%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 76.2 in Duval 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 33.5% in Duval County, FL.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.3% in Duval County, FL.

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