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Gadsden County, Florida (FL)

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County population in 2014: 46,281 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 45,087 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,233
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,204
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,379
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,515 (it was 3,488 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 516 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 90 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gadsden County: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Public administration (16.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

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Races in Gadsden County, Florida:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (55.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (33.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 22,594  (48.8%)
Females: 23,687  (51.2%)
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Gadsden County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Gadsden County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,932 ($31,248 in 1999)

This county:

$34932
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $452 (lower quartile is $285, upper quartile is $647)
This county:

$452
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,410 (it was $61,200 in 2000)
Gadsden:

$106,410
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,051 - $177,360
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,043
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $316

Institutionalized population: 1,401

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 6
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 29
  • Assaults: 216
  • Burglaries: 304
  • Thefts: 399
  • Auto thefts: 53

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 22
  • Assaults: 122
  • Burglaries: 181
  • Thefts: 314
  • Auto thefts: 46
Gadsden County, FL map from a distance

Health of residents in Gadsden County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
66.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
39.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
96.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
60.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 174 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 80 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2001: 106 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2002: 130 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2003: 128 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2004: 204 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2007: 307 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2008: 172 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2009: 108 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2010: 89 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 81 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2012: 63 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $231,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $993 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $550 (0.6%)

Gadsden County household income distribution in 2009 Gadsden County home values distribution Gadsden County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.5%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Black residents, 35.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.6% for American Indian residents, 55.2% for other race residents, 30.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.4%
Gadsden County:

26.4%
Florida:

17.0%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.8% for Black residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.2% for American Indian residents, 54.0% for other race residents, 31.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 52 years old, Asian residents: 62 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Tallahassee, FL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gadsden County is $556 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $916 a month.

Cities in this county include: Quincy, Chattahoochee, Havana, Gretna, Midway, Greensboro.

Gadsden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
32324Chattahoochee101010
32333Havana911----
32343Midway101010
32351Quincy9112020
32352Quincy250----

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Neighboring counties: Blanco County, Texas , Brazos County, Texas , St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana , Kerr County, Texas , Kimble County, Texas , Madison County, Texas , Schleicher County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,599
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,848 (26% naturalized citizens)

Gadsden County:

4.1%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 480
  • 1990 to 1994: 277
  • 1985 to 1989: 445
  • 1980 to 1984: 169
  • 1975 to 1979: 182
  • 1970 to 1974: 52
  • 1970 to 1974: 137
  • 1965 to 1969: 106

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.0%

Gadsden County marital status for males Gadsden County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,361
  • One, attached: 289
  • Two: 266
  • 3 or 4: 330
  • 5 to 9: 250
  • 10 to 19: 43
  • 20 or more: 161
  • Mobile homes: 5,964
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 39

Housing units in Gadsden County with a mortgage: 3,697 (295 second mortgage, 293 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,346

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gadsden County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,79553
Black Protestant7,88444
Mainline Protestant2,28013
Catholic1,5352
Other3494
None25,546-
Gadsden County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Gadsden County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Gadsden County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gadsden County:

12.2%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Gadsden County:

34.6%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Gadsden County:

Average size of farms: 199 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $266,404
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $11852.48
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $182,483
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.18%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 48.49%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,211
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.70
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.01%
Corn for grain: 500 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,570 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 310 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gadsden County-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 325.0 miles away from Gadsden County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 161.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 258.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 247.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 275.5 miles away from Gadsden County center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 388.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • FloridaSevere Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to May 5, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1831): April 21, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • FloridaTropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3288): August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • FloridaTropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1785): August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • FloridaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3220): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1551): September 16, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1551, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1539): August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • FloridaTropical Storm Allison, Incident Period: June 11, 2001 to June 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1381): June 17, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1381, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • FloridaFire Hazard, Incident Period: April 15, 1999 to May 25, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3139): April 27, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3139, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • FloridaHurricane Georges, Incident Period: September 25, 1998 to October 2, 1998, Emergency Declared (EM-3131): September 25, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3131, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Georges, Incident Period: September 25, 1998 to October 7, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1249): September 28, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gadsden County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tropical Storms: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (61%)
  • El Salvador (8%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gadsden County (%):

  • United States or American (12%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Gadsden County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,161 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 3,716 (21%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 89 (1%)
  • Taxi: 20 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0%)
  • Walked: 322 (2%)
  • Other means: 86 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 322 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Gadsden County, Florida in 2000:

  • 1,082 people in state prisons
  • 303 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 303 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 283 people in nursing homes
  • 199 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 177 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 146 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 136 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 68 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Gadsden County, Florida in 2010:

  • 992 people in state prisons
  • 757 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 158 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 137 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,177.

6.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,470 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Florida average:

7.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.96% relocated from other counties in Florida ($19,006 average AGI)
1.66% relocated from other states ($6,464 average AGI)
Gadsden County:

1.66%
Florida average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Leon County, FL  3.04% ($26,855 average AGI)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.21% ($16,600)
from Jackson County, FL  0.19% ($27,258)
from Decatur County, GA  0.19% ($30,677)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.15% ($16,750)
from Liberty County, FL  0.11% ($35,722)
from Wakulla County, FL  0.11% ($27,278)


6.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,885 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Florida average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.49% relocated to other counties in Florida ($21,526 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($7,358 average AGI)
Gadsden County:

1.49%
Florida average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Leon County, FL  3.26% ($25,613 average AGI)
to Jackson County, FL  0.29% ($29,708)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.20% ($25,576)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.19% ($22,000)
to Decatur County, GA  0.19% ($26,032)
to Grady County, GA  0.14% ($20,217)
to Broward County, FL  0.13% ($22,364)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6

Births per 1000 population in Gadsden County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Gadsden County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Gadsden County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gadsden County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gadsden County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,596 (5,670 aged, 1,926 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,702 (15%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Gadsden County, Florida in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (467)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (414)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (362)
  • Unspecified dementia (259)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (235)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (215)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (177)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (174)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (133)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (125)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.17
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1197.220
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 54.22
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 13271.3

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1559.400
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 980.010
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19.38

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11.35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30.15

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 109.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 72.2
  • Other - 37.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 94.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,228
  • In family households: 38,265 (6,450 male householders, 5,445 female householders)
    7,127 spouses, 13,313 children (12,235 natural, 343 adopted, 735 stepchildren), 2,311 grandchildren, 772 brothers or sisters, 451 parents, 1,049 other relatives, 1,125 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,963 (2,266 male householders (1,871 living alone)), 2,791 female householders (2,454 living alone)), 906 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,161 (1,401 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,967 2-persons, 2,949 3-persons, 2,043 4-persons, 1,076 5-persons, 470 6-persons, 390 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,325 1-person, 624 2-persons, 71 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

5,292 married couples with children.
4,181 single-parent households (569 men, 3,612 women).

92.6% of residents of Gadsden County speak English at home.
6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $280,166,000 ($6076 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,463,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $106,656,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $59,240,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,214,000
Federal grants: $101,746,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,662,000 ($2,093,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,647,000 ($2,402,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,246,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,682,000
Federal Government insurance: $35,888,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,873
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,382
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +400
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -496
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State +59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Gadsden County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.34 millions of gallons per day (71% from ground, 29% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 474
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,743
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,823
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,173
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,326
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,708
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,726
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,176
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,368
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gadsden County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 25
  • 2 rooms: 181
  • 3 rooms: 961
  • 4 rooms: 1,190
  • 5 rooms: 2,897
  • 6 rooms: 3,092
  • 7 rooms: 2,182
  • 8 rooms: 951
  • 9+ rooms: 900
  • 1 room: 55
  • 2 rooms: 192
  • 3 rooms: 530
  • 4 rooms: 864
  • 5 rooms: 978
  • 6 rooms: 532
  • 7 rooms: 226
  • 8 rooms: 68
  • 9+ rooms: 43
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gadsden County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 198
  • 1 bedroom: 576
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,485
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,983
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,823
  • 5+ bedrooms: 314
  • no bedroom: 99
  • 1 bedroom: 523
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,407
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,221
  • 4 bedrooms: 199
  • 5+ bedrooms: 39
Cars and other vehicles available in Gadsden County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,025
  • 1 vehicle: 3,836
  • 2 vehicles: 4,880
  • 3 vehicles: 1,986
  • 4 vehicles: 563
  • 5+ vehicles: 89
  • no vehicle: 858
  • 1 vehicle: 1,803
  • 2 vehicles: 622
  • 3 vehicles: 162
  • 4 vehicles: 29
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

65% of Gadsden County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Florida.

Gadsden County:

65.5%
State average:

51.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 32215
  • Northeast: 1597
  • Midwest: 1456
  • South: 7161
  • West: 377

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $37,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gadsden County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (58.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.4%)
  • Utility gas (14.8%)
  • Wood (2.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (50.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.4%)
  • Utility gas (18.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.2%)
  • Wood (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 600
Here:

10.5%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 277
Here:

8.8%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 133
Here:

9.3%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Gadsden County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,176,000
    General Public Buildings: $433,000
    Health - Other: $98,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,602,000
    Regular Highways: $3,202,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,980,000
    Financial Administration: $1,682,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,567,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,280,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,193,000
    Housing & Community Development: $720,000
    General Public Buildings: $651,000
    Welfare - Other: $636,000
    Libraries: $629,000
    Solid Waste Management: $595,000
    Fire Protection: $489,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $295,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $197,000
    Private Transit Subsidies: $140,000
    Own Hospitals: $91,000
    Parks & Recreation: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,513,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,507,000
    Fire Protection: $265,000
    Health - Other: $137,000
    Central Staff: $38,000
    Financial Administration: $33,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $17,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $12,000
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,669,000

Gadsden County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000,000
    Solid Waste Management: $214,000
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $80,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $125,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,203,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,003,000
    Rents: $129,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,157,000
    Public Welfare: $2,380,000
    General Support: $781,000
    Housing & Community Development: $528,000
    Transit Utilities: $129,000
    Health & Hospitals: $59,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,180,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $2,565,000
    Total General Sales: $1,976,000
    NEC: $365,000
    Public Utilities: $207,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $0

Gadsden County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $21,612,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $20,612,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,000,000

Gadsden County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,213,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $20,612,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,477
  • Number of aged recipients: 251
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,226
  • Number of recipients under 18: 644
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,300
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 533
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 961
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,098
Gadsden County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Gadsden County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED153$128,86357$144,474325$152,43735$43,14339$131,84653$73,189
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$100,00011$114,63625$145,8007$30,7141$18,00012$52,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED38$121,63237$135,432268$126,47836$54,44415$90,40062$59,984
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$175,20017$117,118121$156,8936$76,83310$196,30012$80,917
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$135,0005$113,40027$135,9632$85,0000$03$77,667
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$244,2007$214,4290$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$192,0003$208,6671$160,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$276,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$165,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$242,0001$221,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Gadsden County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James35870.2 years
Willie33369.9 years
John32073.0 years
Mary31576.8 years
William29072.6 years
Robert21770.2 years
Annie17777.6 years
George16273.5 years
Charles13068.5 years
Henry11473.3 years
Most common last names in Gadsden County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams29872.9 years
Smith26473.0 years
Johnson22973.1 years
Jackson18570.7 years
Jones16873.2 years
Brown16271.3 years
Davis12574.0 years
Thomas12569.3 years
Robinson11672.8 years
Moore7873.5 years
Businesses in Gadsden County, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Jones New York1
AutoZone1KFC1
Best Western1Lane Furniture1
Burger King3MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS2McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Dennys1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Subway4
FedEx5T-Mobile1
Ford1U-Haul3
Goodwill2UPS4
H&R Block3Verizon Wireless1
Hardee's2Waffle House1
Hilton1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Howard Johnson1

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