St. Lucie County vs. Okeechobee County

St. Lucie County (FL)Okeechobee County (FL)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)321,12841,537
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)15.8%3.9%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)277,25539,996
Population, Census, April 1, 2010277,78939,996
Persons under 5 years, percent5.0%6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent19.7%21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent24.1%19.8%
Female persons, percent51.1%46.3%
White alone, percent74.1%86.8%
Black or African American alone, percent21.0%9.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.6%1.6%
Asian alone, percent2.0%1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.3%1.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent19.5%25.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent56.7%63.0%
Veterans, 2014-201824,6343,026
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201816.6%12.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)142,75918,730
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201873.2%71.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$165,700$89,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,362$1,053
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$492$313
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,136$750
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201320.5%5.3%
Building permits, 20183,52952
Households, 2014-2018112,87213,759
Persons per household, 2014-20182.682.73
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201886.3%91.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201823.3%23.2%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.9%80.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201882.0%59.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201886.1%75.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.3%11.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.9%11.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent16.9%22.5%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201853.8%48.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201849.8%44.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)329,27640,090
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)1,342,092162,366
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)3,709,492508,073
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,068$12,873
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201827.423.5
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$49,373$40,367
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$25,736$19,943
Persons in poverty, percent12.1%21.5%
Total employer establishments, 20175,761825
Total employment, 201760,5757,287
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)2,187,898250,787
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.8%3.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201727,0472,248
All firms, 201225,4893,028
Men-owned firms, 201213,4681,382
Women-owned firms, 20129,1051,264
Minority-owned firms, 20129,005551
Nonminority-owned firms, 201215,7702,320
Veteran-owned firms, 20122,426255
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201221,8692,589
Black-owned firms, percent, 200712.8%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20072.4%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200713.9%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200731.7%0.0%
Population per square mile, 2010485.752.0
Land area in square miles, 2010571.93768.91

Source: United States Census Bureau

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