Pasco County, FL

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2020 Population
539,885
2.91% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44.5
0% 1-year change
2018 Poverty Rate
13.5%
0.816% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$53,431
1.14% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$173,900
7.28% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
224,973
3.17% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Pasco County, FL had a population of 540k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $53,431. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Pasco County, FL grew from 524,602 to 539,885, a 2.91% increase and its median household income grew from $52,828 to $53,431, a 1.14% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pasco County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.6%), White (Hispanic) (12.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.14%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.76%).

None of the households in Pasco 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.

96% of the residents in Pasco County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pasco County, FL are Saint Leo University (3,511 degrees awarded in 2020), Pasco-Hernando State College (2,427 degrees), and Bene's Career Academy (184 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Pasco County, FL was $173,900, and the homeownership rate was 73.2%.

Most people in Pasco County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Pasco County, FL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Pasco County, FL is home to a population of 540k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2020, 10.3% of Pasco County, FL residents were born outside of the country (55.7k people).

In 2018, there were 6.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (386k people) in Pasco County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 61.6k White (Hispanic) and 26.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96%
2020 Citizenship
96%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96% of Pasco County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Pasco County, FL was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pasco County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    386k ± 331
  2. White (Hispanic)
    61.6k ± 1.45k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    26.2k ± 633
14.5%
Hispanic Population
74.3k people

In 2018, there were 6.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (386k people) in Pasco County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 61.6k White (Hispanic) and 26.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.5% of the people in Pasco County, FL are hispanic (74.3k people).

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

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County 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

10.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
55.7k people
10%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
52.5k people

As of 2020, 10.3% of Pasco County, FL residents (55.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pasco County, FL was 10%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    15,862 ± 903
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,092 ± 722
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,320 ± 648

Pasco County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Pasco County, FL employs 225k people. The largest industries in Pasco County, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (33,766 people), Retail Trade (32,454 people), and Construction (20,364 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,510), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($65,649), and Finance & Insurance ($59,936).

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

225k
2020 Value
± 3,898
3.17%
1 Year growth
± 2.21%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pasco County, FL grew at a rate of 3.17%, from 218k employees to 225k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pasco County, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (29,410 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (26,554 people), and Management Occupations (24,695 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pasco County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

225k
2020 Value
± 3,898
3.17%
1 Year growth
± 2.21%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pasco County, FL grew at a rate of 3.17%, from 218k employees to 225k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pasco County, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (33,766 people), Retail Trade (32,454 people), and Construction (20,364 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pasco County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Pasco 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

$41,529
Median earning men ± $755
$31,694
Median earning women ± $612

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($67,213), Public Administration ($58,045), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,358).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,106), Wholesale Trade ($47,522), and Public Administration ($44,699).

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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. 4,814
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 2,575
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 2,399
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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. $3.13M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $759k
    Retail Trade
  3. $654k
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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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 Pasco County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 59.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.75%).

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 Pasco County, FL awarded 6,344 degrees. The student population of Pasco County, FL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 7,736 male students and 12,705 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pasco County, FL are White (3,160 and 50.7%), followed by Black or African American (1,168 and 18.7%), Hispanic or Latino (1,012 and 16.2%), and Unknown (560 and 8.98%).

The largest universities in Pasco County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Saint Leo University (3,511 and 55.3%), Pasco-Hernando State College (2,427 and 38.3%), and Bene's Career Academy (184 and 2.9%).

The most popular majors in Pasco County, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,821 and 28.7%), General Business Administration & Management (1,086 and 17.1%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (539 and 8.5%).

The median tuition costs in Pasco County, FL are $19,595 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

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In 2020 in Pasco County, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 72.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 20,441 (37.8% men and 62.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 20,441 students enrolled in Pasco County, FL, 37.8% men and 62.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 9,784 records, of which 62% were women and 38% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 81 degree-majors awarded
  2. 1,786 degree-majors awarded
  3. 190 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Pasco County, FL was General Business Administration & Management with 81 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,511 degrees awarded
  2. 2,427 degrees awarded
  3. 184 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Saint Leo University with 3,511 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 2,534 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pasco County, FL, which is 0.665 times less than the 3,810 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 3,160 degrees mean that there were 2.71 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,168 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 ($19,595) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($875) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,520) 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 Pasco County, FL was $173,900 in 2020, which is 0.757 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $162,100 to $173,900, a 7.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Pasco County, FL is 73.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Pasco County, FL have an average commute time of 31.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pasco County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pasco County, FL is $53,431. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pasco County, FL was Census Tract 321.07 with a value of $112,083, followed by Census Tract 316.03 and Census Tract 321.11, with respective values of $111,114 and $108,065.

In 2021, 14.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Pasco County, FL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.35%.

Property

$173,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,881
$153,406
Median Property Taxes
±$2,974

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 Pasco County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

73.2%
Homeownership
2020
66.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 73.2% of the housing units in Pasco County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 321.07
  2. Census Tract 316.03
  3. Census Tract 321.11

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pasco County, FL was Census Tract 321.07 with a value of $112,083, followed by Census Tract 316.03 and Census Tract 321.11, with respective values of $111,114 and $108,065.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pasco 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.
$53,431
Median Household Income
± $1,154
209k
Number of Households
± 3,561

In 2020, the median household income of the 209k households in Pasco County, FL grew to $53,431 from the previous year's value of $52,828.

The following chart displays the households in Pasco 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 Pasco 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 (78.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.2%)
  3. Carpooled (8.27%)

In 2020, 78.1% of workers in Pasco County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.2%) and those who carpooled to work (8.27%).

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

31.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pasco County, FL have a longer commute time (31.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.41% of the workforce in Pasco 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 Pasco County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pasco County, FL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 14.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Pasco County, FL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.35%.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pasco County, FL (67.5k out of 502k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pasco 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, 16.3% of the children was living in poverty in Pasco County, FL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 304 in Pasco County, FL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 35.2 per 100,000 population.

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88.2% of the population of Pasco County, FL has health coverage, with 38.4% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 2.81% 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 Pasco County, FL see 1741 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.99% increase from the previous year (1707 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2826 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1199 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,741 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pasco County, FL

Primary care physicians in Pasco County, FL see an average of 1,741 patients per year. This represents a 1.99% increase from the previous year (1,707 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pasco 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 21.5% under 18 years, 17.1% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

11.8%
Uninsured
38.4%
Employer Coverage
16.4%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
14.6%
Non-Group
2.81%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pasco County, FL declined by 7.6% from 12.8% to 11.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pasco 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 44.3 in Pasco 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 31.2% in Pasco County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.8% in Pasco County, FL.

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

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