The Villages, FL

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2022 Population
79,108
3.52% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
73.4
0.963% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
3.72%
10.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$73,415
9.19% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$346,900
18.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, The Villages, FL had a population of 79.1k people with a median age of 73.4 and a median household income of $73,415. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of The Villages, FL grew from 76,415 to 79,108, a 3.52% increase and its median household income grew from $67,239 to $73,415, a 9.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in The Villages, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.885%), White (Hispanic) (0.729%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.656%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.589%).

None of the households in The Villages, 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.

98.7% of the residents in The Villages, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in The Villages, FL are Tenaj Salon Institute (60 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in The Villages, FL was $346,900, and the homeownership rate was 94.4%.

Most people in The Villages, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in The Villages, FL was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

The Villages, FL is home to a population of 79.1k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.57% of The Villages, FL residents were born outside of the country (4.41k people).

In 2022, there were 109 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.5k people) in The Villages, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 700 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 577 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of The Villages, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in The Villages, FL was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in The Villages, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    76.5k ± 1.96k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    700 ± 253
  3. White (Hispanic)
    577 ± 211
1.43%
Hispanic Population
1.13k people

In 2022, there were 109 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.5k people) in The Villages, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 700 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 577 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.43% of the people in The Villages, FL are hispanic (1.13k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.57%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.41k people
5.07%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.88k people

As of 2022, 5.57% of The Villages, FL residents (4.41k 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 The Villages, FL was 5.07%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8,277 ± 927
  2. Korea
    1,396 ± 362
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    673 ± 277

The Villages, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of The Villages, FL employs 8.9k people. The largest industries in The Villages, FL are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1,494 people), Retail Trade (1,203 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,065 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($90,754), Construction ($87,788), and Wholesale Trade ($82,132).

Occupations

8.9k
2022 Value
± 994
1.61%
1 Year growth
± 15.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in The Villages, FL grew at a rate of 1.61%, from 8.76k employees to 8.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in The Villages, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,644 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,074 people), and Management Occupations (973 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of The Villages, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.9k
2022 Value
± 994
1.61%
1 Year growth
± 15.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in The Villages, FL grew at a rate of 1.61%, from 8.76k employees to 8.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in The Villages, FL, are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1,494 people), Retail Trade (1,203 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,065 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of The Villages, FL, though some of these residents may live in The Villages, 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

$37,167
Median earning men ± $11,839
$31,887
Median earning women ± $4,999

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($145,795), Construction ($91,702), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,775).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,000), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,983), and Information ($35,982).

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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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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 The Villages, FL awarded 60 degrees. The student population of The Villages, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 76 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in The Villages, FL are White (35 and 58.3%), followed by Black or African American (16 and 26.7%), Hispanic or Latino (8 and 13.3%), and Asian (1 and 1.67%).

The largest universities in The Villages, FL by number of degrees awarded are Tenaj Salon Institute (60 and 100%).

The most popular majors in The Villages, FL are General Cosmetology (60 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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.

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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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).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in The Villages, FL was $346,900 in 2022, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $293,200 to $346,900, a 18.3% increase. The homeownership rate in The Villages, FL is 94.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in The Villages, FL have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in The Villages, FL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$346,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,540
$43,430
Median Property Taxes
±$2,194

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

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

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Rent vs Own

94.4%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 94.4% of the housing units in The Villages, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 95.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9108
  2. Census Tract 9117.02

The following map shows all of the places in The Villages, 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.
$73,415
Median Household Income
± $3,998
46k
Number of Households
± 2,453

In 2022, the median household income of the 46k households in The Villages, FL grew to $73,415 from the previous year's value of $67,239.

The following chart displays the households in The Villages, 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 The Villages, 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 (55.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (28%)
  3. Other (12.2%)

In 2022, 55.1% of workers in The Villages, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (28%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (12.2%).

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

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in The Villages, FL have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2% of the workforce in The Villages, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in The Villages, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in The Villages, FL have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.72% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in The Villages, FL (2.94k out of 79k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in The Villages, FL is White, followed by Asian and Two Or More.

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

99% of the population of The Villages, FL has health coverage, with 7.47% on employee plans, 2.21% on Medicaid, 64% on Medicare, 23% on non-group plans, and 2.26% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sumter County, FL see 2498 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.86% decrease from the previous year (2682 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3310 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2207 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,498 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sumter County, FL

Primary care physicians in Sumter County, FL see an average of 2,498 patients per year. This represents a 6.86% decrease from the previous year (2,682 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 0.343% under 18 years, 0.617% between 18 and 34 years, 13.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 85.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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Uninsured People

1.05%
Uninsured
7.47%
Employer Coverage
2.21%
Medicaid
64%
Medicare
23%
Non-Group
2.26%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in The Villages, FL grew by 9.76% from 0.953% to 1.05%.

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

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