Polk County vs. Pasco County

Polk County (FL)Pasco County (FL)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)708,009539,630
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)17.6%16.1%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)602,098464,703
Population, Census, April 1, 2010602,095464,697
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.1%20.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.2%22.6%
Female persons, percent51.0%51.4%
White alone, percent78.9%87.9%
Black or African American alone, percent16.1%6.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.7%0.5%
Asian alone, percent1.9%2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.2%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent23.6%15.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent57.9%73.8%
Veterans, 2014-201848,25246,474
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.0%9.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)299,421246,921
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.5%72.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$135,400$149,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,223$1,336
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$417$383
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$944$1,025
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201314.3%12.1%
Building permits, 20185,3313,830
Households, 2014-2018231,260199,227
Persons per household, 2014-20182.842.52
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.4%86.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201821.4%14.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.5%88.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201866.6%80.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201884.8%89.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.0%23.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.6%10.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.8%14.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.9%53.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201849.9%49.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)797,909503,399
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)3,015,2022,142,452
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)9,822,165743,921
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)10,601,329709,194
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)6,495,2785,278,200
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,542$11,221
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201826.831.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$48,500$50,417
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$23,812$27,786
Persons in poverty, percent15.7%12.6%
Total employer establishments, 201711,6769,686
Total employment, 2017182,92298,898
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)7,363,9533,566,286
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.6%2.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201746,17738,645
All firms, 201244,64436,289
Men-owned firms, 201222,62919,260
Women-owned firms, 201216,89412,706
Minority-owned firms, 201215,2947,683
Nonminority-owned firms, 201227,85627,396
Veteran-owned firms, 20124,4154,368
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201238,18830,299
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.1%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%1.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%3.3%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200712.8%9.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.4%28.3%
Population per square mile, 2010334.9622.2
Land area in square miles, 20101,797.84746.89

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Polk county (FL) and Pasco county (FL) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.