Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
3.15M
1.78% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
42.2
0.238% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
14.2%
2.57% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$57,097
3.28% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$210,900
8.99% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
1.47M
2.39% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL had a population of 3.15M people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $57,097. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL grew from 3.1M to 3.15M, a 1.78% increase and its median household income grew from $55,285 to $57,097, a 3.28% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.9%), White (Hispanic) (13.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.47%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.33%).

None of the households in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, 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.

93.8% of the residents in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are University of South Florida (14,862 degrees awarded in 2020), Ultimate Medical Academy (6,925 degrees), and St Petersburg College (6,630 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was $210,900, and the homeownership rate was 65.8%.

Most people in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is home to a population of 3.15M people, from which 93.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 14.2% of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL residents were born outside of the country (447k people).

In 2020, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.95M people) in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 419k White (Hispanic) and 361k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.8%
2020 Citizenship
93.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 93.8% of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.95M ± 1.92k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    419k ± 5.45k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    361k ± 2.97k
20%
Hispanic Population
631k people

In 2020, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.95M people) in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 419k White (Hispanic) and 361k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20% of the people in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are hispanic (631k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Florida.
Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,006,483 ± 24,039 people
  2. Haiti
    335,997 ± 14,118 people
  3. Colombia
    281,766 ± 12,945 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,006,483 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 335,997 and Colombia with 281,766.

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Foreign-Born Population

14.2%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
447k people
13.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
432k people

As of 2020, 14.2% of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL residents (447k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was 13.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    78,345 ± 2,114
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    45,964 ± 2,235
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    33,704 ± 1,373

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL employs 1.47M people. The largest industries in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (214,763 people), Retail Trade (179,549 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (129,087 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,132), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($63,900), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($57,255).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,168. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.47M
2020 Value
± 10,763
2.39%
1 Year growth
± 0.935%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL grew at a rate of 2.39%, from 1.44M employees to 1.47M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (190,014 people), Sales & Related Occupations (173,640 people), and Management Occupations (157,346 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Florida (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

1.47M
2020 Value
± 10,763
2.39%
1 Year growth
± 0.935%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL grew at a rate of 2.39%, from 1.44M employees to 1.47M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (214,763 people), Retail Trade (179,549 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (129,087 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, though some of these residents may live in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, 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

$40,883
Median earning men ± $319
$33,011
Median earning women ± $415

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($61,281), Information ($58,963), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,371).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,782), Public Administration ($44,334), and Wholesale Trade ($43,348).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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. 36,199
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 23,525
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 22,348
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $27.9M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $18.2M
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. $14.7M
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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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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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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In 2020, universities in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL awarded 49,768 degrees. The student population of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 55,422 male students and 92,722 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are White (23,033 and 48.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (8,174 and 17.1%), Black or African American (8,132 and 17%), and Unknown (4,708 and 9.87%).

The largest universities in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL by number of degrees awarded are University of South Florida (14,862 and 29.9%), Ultimate Medical Academy (6,925 and 13.9%), and St Petersburg College (6,630 and 13.3%).

The most popular majors in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (8,830 and 17.7%), Medical Insurance Specialist (2,695 and 5.42%), and General Business Administration & Management (2,421 and 4.86%).

The median tuition costs in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL are $20,525 for private four year colleges, and $2,297 and $9,272 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 54.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 148,144 (37.4% men and 62.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 148,144 students enrolled in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, 37.4% men and 62.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 70,586 records, of which 61.4% were women and 38.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 8,508 degree-majors awarded
  2. 2,104 degree-majors awarded
  3. 1,578 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 8,508 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 14,862 degrees awarded
  2. 6,925 degrees awarded
  3. 6,630 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of South Florida with 14,862 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 17,685 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, which is 0.551 times less than the 32,083 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 23,033 degrees mean that there were 2.82 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 8,174 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($20,525) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($858) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($3,104) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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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 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was $210,900 in 2020, which is 0.918 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $193,500 to $210,900, a 8.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is 65.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL have an average commute time of 27.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is $57,097. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was St. Johns County, FL with a value of $83,803, followed by Nassau County, FL and Monroe County, FL, with respective values of $72,998 and $72,012.

Property

$210,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$1,315
$815,666
Median Property Taxes
±$7,263

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 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

65.8%
Homeownership
2020
65.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 65.8% of the housing units in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.9%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL was St. Johns County, FL with a value of $83,803, followed by Nassau County, FL and Monroe County, FL, with respective values of $72,998 and $72,012.

The following map shows all of the counties in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, 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.
$57,097
Median Household Income
± $479
1.24M
Number of Households
± 9,216

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.24M households in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL grew to $57,097 from the previous year's value of $55,285.

The following chart displays the households in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, 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 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.68%)
  3. Carpooled (8.55%)

In 2020, 77.1% of workers in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.68%) and those who carpooled to work (8.55%).

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

27.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL have a longer commute time (27.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.31% of the workforce in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, 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 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL (424k out of 2.98M 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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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88.3% of the population of Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL has health coverage, with 41.7% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 2.61% 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).

Primary care physicians in Florida see 1385 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.435% increase from the previous year (1379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1645 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 592 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,385 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,385 patients per year. This represents a 0.435% increase from the previous year (1,379 patients).

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

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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 21.1% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.7%
Uninsured
41.7%
Employer Coverage
14.9%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
2.61%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL declined by 1.55% from 11.9% to 11.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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