August 20, 2014

Economic Yearbook 2008

Data: Big Bend Fla. 2008

| 4/1/2008
arrow POPULATION TOTALS - Big Bend
 2.4% or higher  1.0% - 2.4%  1.0% or less
COUNTY 2008 Average Annual Growth
2004-2008 Trend
Columbia 67,869 2.46%
Gadsden 47,353 0.81
Gilchrist 17,679 2.69
Hamilton 14,308 0.44
Jefferson 14,892 0.91
Lafayette 8,191 2.23
Leon 258,185 1.54
Madison 19,628 0.81
Suwannee 40,061 1.62
Taylor 20,230 1.25
Wakulla 30,831 3.31
Florida 18,846,493 2.07%
Find source information here

arrow JOB TOTALS - Big Bend
COUNTY 2008 Jobless Rate Leading Job Sectors
Columbia 27,095 4.1% Services 28% Government 21% Retail 20%
Gadsden 20,122 4.9 Government 27% Services 23% Retail 13%
GIlchrist 5,707 4.2 Services 32% Government 22% Farming 15%
Hamilton 4,931 5.8 Government 29% Manufacturing 29% Services 14%
Jefferson 5,253 3.3 Services 28% Government 18% Farming 16%
Lafayette 2,575 3.5 Government 29% Farming 22% Services 21%
Leon 194,301 3.3 Services 36% Government 29% Retail 17%
Madison 7,897 6.0 Services 33% Government 20% Farming 13%
Suwannee 15,337 4.5 Services 29% Retail 17% Manufacturing 13%
Taylor 9,181 5.3 Services 25% Manufacturing 23% Government 19%
Wakulla 8,693 3.3 Services 28% Government 20% Retail 18%
Florida 10,800,715 4.6% Services 40% Retail 17% Government 11%
Find source information here

arrow POPULATION BY AGE - Big Bend
COUNTY Years of Age (2008)
0-14 15-19 20-39 40-64 65+ TOTAL
Columbia 19.1% 6.8% 26.7% 32.4% 15.0% 67,869
Gadsden 21.4 6.8 26.5 32.7 12.5 47,353
Gilchrist 17.7 8.2 28.7 30.9 14.5 17,679
Hamilton 18.0 6.0 31.7 32.6 11.7 14,308
Jefferson 15.7 6.0 26.8 37.1 14.4 14,892
Lafayette 16.7 5.5 36.2 29.8 11.8 8,191
Leon 17.9 8.7 34.2 29.7 9.4 258,185
Madison 18.1 7.5 28.0 31.0 15.5 19,628
Suwannee 18.9 6.2 25.1 31.8 18.1 40,061
Taylor 18.2 6.2 26.1 34.3 15.1 20,230
Wakulla 17.0 6.5 28.7 35.7 12.1 30,831
Florida 18.4% 6.5% 25.3% 32.6% 17.1% 18,846,493
Find source information here

arrow PER CAPITA INCOME - Big Bend
COUNTY Per Capita Income 2008 Source of Income
Labor Property Transfer
Columbia $24,558 66.1% 14.9% 19.0%
Gadsden 26,501 69.1 13.5 17.4
Gilchrist 27,231 71.7 11.2 17.0
Hamilton 18,808 67.6 10.6 21.8
Jefferson 26,990 66.7 15.6 17.6
Lafayette 18,671 69.6 12.2 18.2
Leon 36,047 82.6 15.7 1.7
Madison 23,949 63.6 13.1 23.3
Suwannee 25,573 60.6 14.7 24.7
Taylor 27,425 69.8 12.4 17.9
Wakulla 26,511 74.4 11.9 13.7
Florida $38,454 68.2% 23.2% 8.6%
Find source information here

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Balloon sculpture at Museum of Fine Arts will blow you away
Balloon sculpture at Museum of Fine Arts will blow you away

If you've ever been impressed by a balloon animal, prepare to be blown away by a new art exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg made up entirely of balloons.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Should the Feds stop sending so much surplus military weapons and armored trucks to local police?

  • Yes, enough already
  • No, every force should be prepared for the worst

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe