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Taylor County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2016: 23,350 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 19,256 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,825
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,234
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,725
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,861 (it was 1,451 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 1042 sq. mi.

Water area: 190.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Taylor County: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (34.7%), Public administration (29.3%), Retail trade (16.3%), Construction (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Taylor County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (71.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (21.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years
Males: 12,997  (55.7%)
Females: 10,353  (44.3%)
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Taylor County,FL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Taylor County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,645 ($30,032 in 1999)

This county:

$37,645
Florida:

$50,860

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $426 (lower quartile is $314, upper quartile is $576)
This county:

$426
State:

$931


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $98,613 (it was $53,900 in 2000)
Taylor:

$98,613
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,627 - $176,426

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $181,789
Here:

$181,789
State:

$297,126

Townhouses or other attached units: $191,428
Here:

$191,428
State:

$218,328

Mobile homes: $91,852
Here:

$91,852
State:

$77,364

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $396,819
Here:

$396,819
State:

$82,282
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,017
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $326

Institutionalized population: 3,250

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 87
  • Burglaries: 101
  • Thefts: 73
  • Auto thefts: 8

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 51
  • Burglaries: 200
  • Thefts: 156
  • Auto thefts: 12
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2001: 72 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2003: 56 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2005: 89 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2006: 75 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $92,200
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $798 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $832 (0.9%)

Taylor County household income distribution in 2013 Taylor County home values distribution in 2013 Taylor County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.5%
Taylor County:

13.5%
Florida:

14.7%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Black residents, 1.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.5% for American Indian residents, 103.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.8 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 44.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.7 years old, Black residents: 32.5 years old, American Indian residents: 62.0 years old, Asian residents: 46.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.6 years old, Other race residents: 42.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Taylor County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.

Cities in this county include: Perry, Steinhatchee.

Taylor 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 (%)
32347Perry401010
32348Perry633----

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Taylor County: Strickland Landing (A), Allen Landing (B), Big River Landing (C), Bottoms Fishery (D), Roberts Landing (E), Rock Landing (F), Fig Tree Landing (G), Stokley Landing (H), Pine Creek Landing Campground (I), Newport Station (J), Upper Langston Landing (K), West Goose Creek Seine Yard (L), Mud Landing (M), Ochlockonee Fishery (N), Popes Still Hunt Camp (O), Davis Camp (P), Pope Still (Q), Wood Lake Campground (R), Mack Landing Campground (S), Medart Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Taylor County include: Pinewood Church (A), Thessalonia Missionary Church (B), Shady Sea Church (C), Salem Church (D), Saint Pauls Church (E), Saint Johns Church (F), Pilgrims Rest Church (G), Otter Creek Church (H), New Light Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Simmons Cemetery (1), Magnolia Cemetery (2), Sanborn McKenzie Cemetery (3), Richardson Cemetery (4), Sutton Cemetery (5), Harvey Cemetery (6), Smith Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Cypress Pond (A), Lake Ellen (B), Frog Lake (C), Little Ellen Lake (D), Old Lake (E), Otter Lake (F), Pigott Pond (G), Red Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tide Creek (A), Sopchoppy River (B), Evans Creek (C), Dead River (D), Saint Marks River (E), Moriah Creek (F), Big Boggy Branch (G), Wakulla River (H), Vause Branch Ochlockonee River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Taylor County include: Ochlockonee River State Park (1), Apalachicola Wildlife Management Area (2), Morrison Hammock Scenic Area (3), Saint Marks National Wildlife Refuge (4), Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Calhoun County , Harrison County, Mississippi , Comal County, Texas , Sutton County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 585
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 686 (58.9% naturalized citizens)

Taylor County:

2.9%
Whole state:

20.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Taylor County population
  • 392010 or later
  • 1582000 to 2009
  • 1301990 to 1999
  • 701980 to 1989
  • 581970 to 1979
  • 123Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.4%

Taylor County marital status for males Taylor County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,592
  • One, attached: 13
  • Two: 78
  • 3 or 4: 275
  • 5 to 9: 159
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 20 to 49: 69
  • 50 or more: 51
  • Mobile homes: 3,709
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 32

Housing units in Taylor County with a mortgage: 2,328 (41 second mortgage, 98 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,631

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

57.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Taylor County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,89050
Black Protestant8854
Mainline Protestant8657
Catholic2781
Other1702
None11,482-
Taylor 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: 2
Taylor County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Taylor County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Taylor County:

10.9%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

30.5%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.9%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Taylor County:

Average size of farms: 532 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $132,221
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $835.59
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.56%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $105,752
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.62%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.89%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,207
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.05%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.15

Tornado activity:

Taylor County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 15251810.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/25/1964, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taylor County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% 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 322.0 miles away from Taylor 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 231.6 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 271.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 282.7 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 329.5 miles away from Taylor 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 316.7 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:

  • Florida Hurricane Hermine, Incident Period: August 31, 2016 to September 11, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4280: September 28, 2016, FEMA Id: 4280, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Debby, Incident Period: June 23, 2012 to July 26, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4068: July 03, 2012, FEMA Id: 4068, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1785: August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 07, 2005 to July 20, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1595: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1595, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1561: September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1561, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1551: September 16, 2004, FEMA Id: 1551, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane 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: 1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • Florida Perry Fire Complex, Incident Period: June 09, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 09, 2000, FEMA Id: 2307, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Taylor County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Cuba (14%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Dominican Republic (7%)
  • Belize (6%)
  • Other Caribbean (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Taylor County


  • American (12%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Taylor County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,967 (79.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,169 (15.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 91 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 73 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 140 (1.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 965 people in state prisons
  • 142 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 104 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 3,055 people in state prisons
  • 109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,999.

6.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,197 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Florida average:

7.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.45% relocated from other counties in Florida ($18,479 average AGI)
3.11% relocated from other states ($13,718 average AGI)
Taylor County:

3.11%
Florida average:

3.71%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Leon County, FL  0.54% ($23,189 average AGI)
from Madison County, FL  0.33% ($37,435)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.32% ($27,455)
from Duval County, FL  0.19% ($39,077)
from Alachua County, FL  0.17% ($24,167)
from Polk County, FL  0.15% ($30,300)


5.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Florida average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.00% relocated to other counties in Florida ($20,577 average AGI)
1.89% relocated to other states ($10,209 average AGI)
Taylor County:

1.89%
Florida average:

2.87%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Leon County, FL  0.73% ($32,800 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.37% ($16,280)
to Madison County, FL  0.31% ($34,238)
to Alachua County, FL  0.15% ($19,900)
to Broward County, FL  0.15% ($26,200)
to Marion County, FL  0.15% ($16,600)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Taylor County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Taylor County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Taylor County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Taylor County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Taylor County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Taylor County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Taylor County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Taylor County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Taylor County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,731 (2,904 aged, 827 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 534 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (293)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (280)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (265)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (153)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (106)
  • Unspecified dementia (96)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (73)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (72)
  • Congestive heart failure (60)
  • Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, without complications (57)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,544
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 249
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,457

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,254
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,147
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 175.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,350
  • In family households: 16,049 (2,675 male householders, 2,508 female householders)
    3,797 spouses, 5,045 children (4,355 natural, 161 adopted, 545 stepchildren), 948 grandchildren, 50 brothers or sisters, 311 parents, 269 other relatives, 411 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,202 (1,027 male householders (851 living alone)), 1,515 female householders (1,169 living alone)), 650 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,985

Size of family households: 2,820 2-persons, 1,452 3-persons, 478 4-persons, 380 5-persons, 62 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,020 1-person, 457 2-persons, 65 3-persons.

2,309 married couples with children.
1,168 single-parent households (398 men, 770 women).

93.4% of residents of Taylor speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (20% speak English very well, 77% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $133,571,000 ($6,924 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,577,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,634,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,917,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,000
Federal grants: $32,869,000
Federal procurement contracts: $12,625,000 ($11,982,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,517,000 ($255,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $239,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,249,000
Federal Government insurance: $67,036,000

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

Births: 1,214
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,145
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +320
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Taylor County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.73 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Taylor County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Taylor County population
  • 2792014 or later
  • 2112010 to 2013
  • 1,5952000 to 2009
  • 2,0991990 to 1999
  • 1,8751980 to 1989
  • 1,8701970 to 1979
  • 1,2881960 to 1969
  • 9071950 to 1959
  • 3741940 to 1949
  • 6051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Taylor County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Taylor County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Taylor County population
  • 441 room
  • 1632 rooms
  • 3513 rooms
  • 7724 rooms
  • 1,6405 rooms
  • 1,1106 rooms
  • 1,0177 rooms
  • 3978 rooms
  • 3779+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taylor County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Taylor County population
  • 671 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 2743 rooms
  • 5704 rooms
  • 3765 rooms
  • 1816 rooms
  • 2187 rooms
  • 368 rooms
  • 279+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Taylor County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Taylor County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Taylor County population
  • 41no bedroom
  • 2681 bedroom
  • 1,4172 bedrooms
  • 3,2223 bedrooms
  • 8964 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taylor County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Taylor County population
  • 94no bedroom
  • 2241 bedroom
  • 8042 bedrooms
  • 5323 bedrooms
  • 1634 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Taylor County population
  • 199no vehicle
  • 1,7211 vehicle
  • 2,7722 vehicles
  • 9463 vehicles
  • 1984 vehicles
  • 635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Taylor County population
  • 266no vehicle
  • 1,0351 vehicle
  • 3812 vehicles
  • 863 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.0% of Taylor County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Florida.

Taylor County:

86.0%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 15,255
  • Other state: 6,910
  • Northeast: 1,701
  • Midwest: 1,529
  • South: 3,048
  • West: 640
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Taylor County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 80.7%Electricity
  • 9.3%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 78.3%Electricity
  • 11.7%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 504
Here:

25.5%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 147
Here:

13.4%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 50
Here:

6.9%
Florida:

20.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 701
  • Number of aged recipients: 67
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 634
  • Number of recipients under 18: 144
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 434
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 123
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 262
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 327
Taylor County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Taylor County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Taylor County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18870.2 years
John13473.7 years
William12873.9 years
Mary9979.7 years
Robert7669.0 years
Willie7570.7 years
Charles6670.4 years
Annie6177.9 years
George5575.1 years
Henry4473.4 years
Most common last names in Taylor County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams9172.9 years
Johnson5970.1 years
Brown5377.9 years
Parker5376.8 years
Jones5375.5 years
Smith5173.5 years
Jackson4975.9 years
Davis4572.9 years
Padgett3771.7 years
Miller3472.3 years
Businesses in Taylor County, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1