Tallahassee, FL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
386,064
0.867% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.3
0.291% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19%
1.39% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,757
6.13% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$230,200
16.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
188,255
0.743% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Tallahassee, FL had a population of 386k people with a median age of 34.3 and a median household income of $59,757. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tallahassee, FL grew from 382,747 to 386,064, a 0.867% increase and its median household income grew from $56,304 to $59,757, a 6.13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tallahassee, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (32%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.15%), White (Hispanic) (2.83%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.68%).

None of the households in Tallahassee, 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.

97.2% of the residents in Tallahassee, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tallahassee, FL are Florida State University (134097) (13,632 degrees awarded in 2022), Tallahassee Community College (3,051 degrees), and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (2,284 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Tallahassee, FL was $230,200, and the homeownership rate was 57.5%.

Most people in Tallahassee, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Tallahassee, FL was 2 cars per household.

Tallahassee, FL borders Bainbridge, GA, Thomasville, GA, and Valdosta, GA.

About the photo: Old Florida Capitol, Tallahassee, FL

Population & Diversity

Tallahassee, FL is home to a population of 386k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.01% of Tallahassee, FL residents were born outside of the country (23.2k people).

In 2022, there were 1.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (211k people) in Tallahassee, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 124k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.2k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.2%
2022 Citizenship
97.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.2% of Tallahassee, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tallahassee, FL was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tallahassee, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    211k ± 547
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    124k ± 1.14k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 1.17k
7.08%
Hispanic Population
27.3k people

In 2022, there were 1.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (211k people) in Tallahassee, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 124k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.2k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.08% of the people in Tallahassee, FL are hispanic (27.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Tallahassee, 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
    1,003,261 ± 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

6.01%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
23.2k people
6.07%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
23.2k people

As of 2022, 6.01% of Tallahassee, FL residents (23.2k 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 Tallahassee, FL was 6.07%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    6,423 ± 611
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,107 ± 524
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,972 ± 623

Tallahassee, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tallahassee, FL employs 188k people. The largest industries in Tallahassee, FL are Public Administration (26,487 people), Educational Services (25,889 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (23,675 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,818), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,476), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($58,529).

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

188k
2022 Value
± 3,862
0.743%
1 Year growth
± 2.84%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tallahassee, FL grew at a rate of 0.743%, from 187k employees to 188k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tallahassee, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (24,781 people), Management Occupations (19,978 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (18,475 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tallahassee, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

188k
2022 Value
± 3,862
0.743%
1 Year growth
± 2.84%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tallahassee, FL grew at a rate of 0.743%, from 187k employees to 188k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tallahassee, FL, are Public Administration (26,487 people), Educational Services (25,889 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (23,675 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tallahassee, FL, though some of these residents may live in Tallahassee, 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

$41,998
Median earning men ± $1,183
$34,674
Median earning women ± $905

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($56,381), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,303), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($50,582).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($48,362), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,694), and Wholesale Trade ($43,523).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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. 3,468
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 2,698
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 2,065
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

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.

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 28 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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Education

In 2022, universities in Tallahassee, FL awarded 20,365 degrees. The student population of Tallahassee, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 27,180 male students and 39,847 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tallahassee, FL are White (10,121 and 51.3%), followed by Black or African American (4,601 and 23.3%), Hispanic or Latino (3,576 and 18.1%), and Two or More Races (777 and 3.94%).

The largest universities in Tallahassee, FL by number of degrees awarded are Florida State University (134097) (13,632 and 66.9%), Tallahassee Community College (3,051 and 15%), and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (2,284 and 11.2%).

The most popular majors in Tallahassee, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (2,354 and 11.6%), General Psychology (983 and 4.83%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (764 and 3.75%).

The median tuition cost in Tallahassee, FL for a public four year colleges is $3,152 for in-state students and $14,524 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Tallahassee, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 26.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 32%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 67,027 (40.6% men and 59.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 67,027 students enrolled in Tallahassee, FL, 40.6% men and 59.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 31,139 records, of which 57.2% were women and 42.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 938 degrees awarded
  2. 645 degrees awarded
  3. 589 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Tallahassee, FL was General Psychology with 938 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 13,632 degrees awarded
  2. 3,051 degrees awarded
  3. 2,284 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Florida State University (134097) with 13,632 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 8,001 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tallahassee, FL, which is 0.647 times less than the 12,364 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 10,121 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 4,601 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($3,152) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,877) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) 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 Tallahassee, FL was $230,200 in 2022, which is 0.817 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $198,300 to $230,200, a 16.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Tallahassee, FL is 57.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tallahassee, FL have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tallahassee, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tallahassee, FL is $59,757. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Tallahassee, FL was St. Johns County, FL with a value of $100,020, followed by Santa Rosa County, FL and Nassau County, FL, with respective values of $84,715 and $84,085.

Property

$230,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,192
$87,448
Median Property Taxes
±$2,298

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

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

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Rent vs Own

57.5%
Homeownership
2022
69.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.5% of the housing units in Tallahassee, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tallahassee, FL was St. Johns County, FL with a value of $100,020, followed by Santa Rosa County, FL and Nassau County, FL, with respective values of $84,715 and $84,085.

The following map shows all of the counties in Tallahassee, 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.
$59,757
Median Household Income
± $1,185
152k
Number of Households
± 3,247

In 2022, the median household income of the 152k households in Tallahassee, FL grew to $59,757 from the previous year's value of $56,304.

The following chart displays the households in Tallahassee, 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 Tallahassee, 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 (76.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.4%)
  3. Carpooled (8.16%)

In 2022, 76.8% of workers in Tallahassee, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.4%) and those who carpooled to work (8.16%).

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

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tallahassee, FL have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.17% of the workforce in Tallahassee, 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 Tallahassee, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tallahassee, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tallahassee, FL (68.7k out of 362k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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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Health

91.1% of the population of Tallahassee, FL has health coverage, with 50.3% on employee plans, 12.6% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 1.74% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Florida see 1372 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1385 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1631 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 546 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,372 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,372 patients per year. This represents a 0.939% decrease from the previous year (1,385 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 29.2% between 18 and 34 years, 33.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.86%
Uninsured
50.3%
Employer Coverage
12.6%
Medicaid
10.5%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
1.74%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tallahassee, FL grew by 0.198% from 8.84% to 8.86%.

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

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