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Community Characteristics

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Population Total
2019
556,165
people
Population Density
2019
1,309
people per square mile
Median Household Income
2019
$73,892
Life-Expectancy At Birth

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Social Vulnerability Index
0.38
1
0
High
Moderate
Low

Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) percentiles are based on 15 census variables, which are grouped into four sub-themes. Higher scores indicate greater vulnerability.

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Diversity Index
2019
0
100
61
Least Diverse
Most Diverse

Diversity is measured as "the probability that any two people chosen at random from a given area are of different races or ethnicity."

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State Area Deprivation Index
2019
0
10
5
Least Deprivation
Most Deprivation

Higher levels of deprivation have been associated with an increased risk of adverse health and health care outcomes.

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Poverty Rate
2019
0%
100%
11%

The poverty line is calculated by finding the total cost of all the essential resources that an average human adult consumes in one year.

High School Graduation Rate
2019
0%
100%
92%
0%
Percentage of residents with a high school education.
100%
Population by Age
2019
Age Group Count Percent of Population
Under 18
120,649
21.7%
Between 18 and 65
351,248
63.2%
Over 65
84,268
15.2%
Median Age
38
Population by Race
2019
Race Count Percent of Population
White
357,185
64.2%
Black
139,960
25.2%
Asian
30,704
5.5%
Two or More Races
14,594
2.6%
Other Race
11,877
2.1%
Native American
1,663
0.3%
Pacific Islander
182
0.0%
Population by Ethnicity
2019
Ethnicity Count Percent of Population
Non-Hispanic
500,863
90.1%
Hispanic
55,302
9.9%

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