Social, Economic & Housing Characteristics


Population Annual Average Growth3.2%1.3%1.1%
Median Age4136.736.5
18 Years and Over77.6%76.3%75.4%
65 Years and Over14.1%11.8%12.6%
Race: White78.9%70.7%74.5%
Race: Black or African American18.3%19.6%12.4%
Race: American Indian and Alaska Native0.3%0.3%0.8%
Race: Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander0.0%0.1%0.1%
Race: Some Other Race0.2%2.5%5.6%
Race: Asian0.4%4.8%4.4%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1.3%6.7%15.1%


Labor Force (population 16 years and over)64.6%67.4%65.0%
Armed Forces Labor Force0.3%2.1%0.5%
Median Household Income$51,775$60,316$51,425
Poverty Level (of all people)11.9%10.1%13.5%
Mean Commute Time (minutes)35.626.925.2
Commute via Public Transportation0.4%4.2%5.0%


Total Housing Units15,1463,264,058127,699,712
Median House Value (of owner-occupied units)$202,300$247,100$185,400
Homeowner Vacancy2.3%1.8%2.3%
Rental Vacancy3.7%6.9%7.8%
Renter-Occupied Housing Units (Percent of Occupied Units)22.6%30.8%33.1%
Occupied Housing Units with No Vehicle Available4.6%6.3%8.8%


Educational Attainment: No High school Diploma (25 years and over)20.5%14.2%15.4%
Educational Attainment: High School Graduate (25 years and over)38.8%26.3%29.3%
Educational Attainment: Some College, No Degree (25 years and over)19.4%19.4%20.3%
Educational Attainment: Associate's Degree (25 years and over)4.7%6.6%7.4%
Educational Attainment: Bachelors's Degree (25 years and over)11.1%19.8%17.4%
Educational Attainment: Post Graduate Degree (25 years and over)5.5%13.6%10.1%
Disabled, Age 16 to 64 (Percent of Total Population)14.4%10.9%11.8%
Foreign Born1.9%10.1%12.4%
Speak English Less Than Very Well (population 5 yrs and over)1.3%5.4%8.6%