Hillsborough County, FL

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2020 Population
1.45M
2.04% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
37.4
0.538% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
14%
3.92% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$60,566
2.86% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$233,200
7.81% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
714,057
2.56% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Hillsborough County, FL had a population of 1.45M people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $60,566. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hillsborough County, FL grew from 1.42M to 1.45M, a 2.04% increase and its median household income grew from $58,884 to $60,566, a 2.86% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hillsborough County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.9%), White (Hispanic) (19.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.73%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.1%).

None of the households in Hillsborough 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.

91.4% of the residents in Hillsborough County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hillsborough County, FL are University of South Florida (14,862 degrees awarded in 2020), Hillsborough Community College (5,839 degrees), and The University of Tampa (2,378 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Hillsborough County, FL was $233,200, and the homeownership rate was 59.3%.

Most people in Hillsborough County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hillsborough County, FL was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hillsborough County, FL is home to a population of 1.45M people, from which 91.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 17.9% of Hillsborough County, FL residents were born outside of the country (260k people).

In 2020, there were 2.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (696k people) in Hillsborough County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 278k White (Hispanic) and 225k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.4%
2020 Citizenship
91.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 91.4% of Hillsborough County, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hillsborough County, FL was 91.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hillsborough County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    696k ± 1.31k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    278k ± 4.49k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    225k ± 2.15k
29.1%
Hispanic Population
422k people

In 2020, there were 2.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (696k people) in Hillsborough County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 278k White (Hispanic) and 225k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.1% of the people in Hillsborough County, FL are hispanic (422k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,006,483 ± 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

17.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
260k people
17.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
250k people

As of 2020, 17.9% of Hillsborough County, FL residents (260k 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 Hillsborough County, FL was 17.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    26,009 ± 1,038
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    24,832 ± 1,649
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    16,280 ± 1,052

Hillsborough County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hillsborough County, FL employs 714k people. The largest industries in Hillsborough County, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (98,047 people), Retail Trade (80,964 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (65,063 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($100,625), Utilities ($65,163), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($62,734).

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

714k
2020 Value
± 7,779
2.56%
1 Year growth
± 1.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hillsborough County, FL grew at a rate of 2.56%, from 696k employees to 714k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hillsborough County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (92,451 people), Sales & Related Occupations (80,362 people), and Management Occupations (75,405 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hillsborough County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

714k
2020 Value
± 7,779
2.56%
1 Year growth
± 1.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hillsborough County, FL grew at a rate of 2.56%, from 696k employees to 714k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hillsborough County, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (98,047 people), Retail Trade (80,964 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (65,063 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hillsborough County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Hillsborough 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

$41,011
Median earning men ± $425
$33,442
Median earning women ± $519

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($65,171), Information ($58,968), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,193).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,046), Public Administration ($45,172), and Wholesale Trade ($42,151).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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. 16,101
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 12,699
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 10,797
    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. $13.7M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $12.2M
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. $9.59M
    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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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hillsborough County, FL went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (46%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.796%).

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 Hillsborough County, FL awarded 26,835 degrees. The student population of Hillsborough County, FL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 35,344 male students and 51,706 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hillsborough County, FL are White (12,289 and 49.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5,727 and 23%), Black or African American (3,245 and 13%), and Asian (1,390 and 5.57%).

The largest universities in Hillsborough County, FL by number of degrees awarded are University of South Florida (14,862 and 55.4%), Hillsborough Community College (5,839 and 21.8%), and The University of Tampa (2,378 and 8.86%).

The most popular majors in Hillsborough County, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (3,911 and 14.6%), Registered Nursing (1,087 and 4.05%), and General Business Administration & Management (1,057 and 3.94%).

The median tuition costs in Hillsborough County, FL are $17,060 for private four year colleges, and $4,559 and $15,473 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Hillsborough County, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 52%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 24.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 87,050 (40.6% men and 59.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 87,050 students enrolled in Hillsborough County, FL, 40.6% men and 59.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 38,759 records, of which 58.7% were women and 41.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,047 degree-majors awarded
  2. 856 degree-majors awarded
  3. 645 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hillsborough County, FL was General Health Services with 1,047 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 14,862 degrees awarded
  2. 5,839 degrees awarded
  3. 2,378 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, 11,101 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hillsborough County, FL, which is 0.706 times less than the 15,734 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 12,289 degrees mean that there were 2.15 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 5,727 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 ($17,060) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,851) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,425) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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 Hillsborough County, FL was $233,200 in 2020, which is 1.01 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $216,300 to $233,200, a 7.81% increase. The homeownership rate in Hillsborough County, FL is 59.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Hillsborough County, FL have an average commute time of 28.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hillsborough County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hillsborough County, FL is $60,566. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hillsborough County, FL was Census Tract 60 with a value of $150,717, followed by Census Tract 59 and Census Tract 64, with respective values of $145,981 and $145,372.

In 2021, 18.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hillsborough County, FL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.85%.

Property

$233,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,180
$320,042
Median Property Taxes
±$4,437

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

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

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Rent vs Own

59.3%
Homeownership
2020
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 59.3% of the housing units in Hillsborough County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.6%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Hillsborough County, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 60
  2. Census Tract 59
  3. Census Tract 64

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hillsborough County, FL was Census Tract 60 with a value of $150,717, followed by Census Tract 59 and Census Tract 64, with respective values of $145,981 and $145,372.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hillsborough County, 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.
$60,566
Median Household Income
± $790
540k
Number of Households
± 6,107

In 2020, the median household income of the 540k households in Hillsborough County, FL grew to $60,566 from the previous year's value of $58,884.

The following chart displays the households in Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough County, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.54%)
  3. Carpooled (9.06%)

In 2020, 76.8% of workers in Hillsborough County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.54%) and those who carpooled to work (9.06%).

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

28.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hillsborough County, FL have a longer commute time (28.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.13% of the workforce in Hillsborough County, 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 Hillsborough County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hillsborough County, FL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 18.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hillsborough County, FL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.85%.

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Poverty & Diversity

14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hillsborough County, FL (200k out of 1.43M 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 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hillsborough County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 18.4% of the children was living in poverty in Hillsborough County, FL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 8.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 312 in Hillsborough County, FL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 157 per 100,000 population.

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87.8% of the population of Hillsborough County, FL has health coverage, with 45.2% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 2.72% 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 Hillsborough County, FL see 1206 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.166% increase from the previous year (1204 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1698 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 547 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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

1,206 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hillsborough County, FL

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough County, FL see an average of 1,206 patients per year. This represents a 0.166% increase from the previous year (1,204 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hillsborough County, FL 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 23.7% under 18 years, 22.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

12.2%
Uninsured
45.2%
Employer Coverage
16%
Medicaid
10%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
2.72%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hillsborough County, FL declined by 2.83% from 12.6% to 12.2%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 54.6 in Hillsborough County, FL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 26.4% in Hillsborough County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.7% in Hillsborough County, FL.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Hillsborough County, FL.

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