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Economic yearbook 2009

Big Bend Yearbook 2009

Hard decisions -- striking a balance between services and taxes.

Charlotte Crane | 4/1/2009
Jobs
MSA Jan. 2008 Jan. 2009 % Change Jobless Rate
Tallahassee
178,200 173,900 -2.4% 6.6%
Source: Agency for Workforce Innovation

HOMES
Single-family, existing-home sales by Realtors
MSA Jan. 2009 Sales 1-Year Change Jan. 2009 Price 1-Year Change
Tallahassee /
Leon

83 -31% $161,300 -18%
Source: Florida Association of Realtors

POPULATION TOTALS
 2.4% or higher  1.0% - 2.4%  1.0% or less
COUNTY 2009 Average Annual Growth
2005-2009 Trend
Columbia
71,004 2.65%
Gadsden
47,849 0.96
Gilchrist
17,582 2.02
Hamilton
14,737 1.61
Jefferson
14,894 0.85
Lafayette
8,176 1.02
Leon
271,418 1.67
Madison
19,298 0.63
Suwannee
40,737 1.74
Taylor
20,091 0.79
Wakulla 31,188 2.99
Florida 18,898,835 1.60%

POPULATION BY AGE
Years of Age (2009)
County 0-14 15-19 20-39 40-64 65+ Total
Columbia
18.4% 6.3% 28.3% 31.8% 15.2% 71,004
Gadsden
20.3 6.4 27.4 32.8 13.1 47,894
Gilchrist
17.9 7.5 29.5 29.4 15.7 17,582
Hamilton
17.7 5.7 31.9 32.6 12.1 14,737
Jefferson
15.7 5.4 27.6 36.2 15.1 14,894
Lafayette
16.3 5.6 36.5 29.5 12.2 8,176
Leon
17.68 8.4 33.6 30.4 10.0 271,41
Madison
17.3 7.0 29.2 31.1 15.4 19,298
Suwannee
18.6 5.8 26.3 30.9 18.3 40,737
Taylor 17.7 5.9 27.5 33.5 15.4 20,091
Wakulla 16.4 5.8 30.2 35.2 12.4 31,188
Florida 18.0% 6.3% 25.8% 32.7% 17.2% 18,898,835

PER CAPITA INCOME
COUNTY Per Capita Income 2009 Source of Income
Labor Property Transfer
Columbia
$25,060 66.7% 14.1% 19.2%
Gadsden
27,498 65.1 16.0 19.0
Gilchrist
27,083 69.9 11.0 19.1
Hamilton
18,840 64.1 11.0 24.8
Jefferson
29,386 68.1 14.4 17.5
Lafayette
17,505 66.2 12.6 21.2
Leon
36,804 81.0 17.1 1.9
Madison
23,333 60.6 13.3 26.2
Suwannee
26,029 59.1 14.4 26.4
Taylor
27,185 65.5 13.4 21.1
Wakulla 27,842 73.8 12.3 13.9
Florida $40,331 67.6% 23.6% 8.8%

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