Who lives in the Southern Region?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 44,581 6.1%
5-9 years 47,787 6.5%
10-14 years 47,423 6.4%
15-17 years 28,167 3.8%
18-24 years 78,569 10.7%
25-34 years 90,076 12.2%
35-44 years 84,959 11.5%
45-54 years 91,471 12.4%
55-64 years 99,803 13.6%
65-74 years 65,874 8.9%
75-84 years 38,429 5.2%
85 years and older 19,045 2.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 367,100 49.9%
Female 369,084 50.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 669,579 91.0%
Of Color 66,605 9.0%
Black or African American 21,676 2.9%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 2,587 0.4%
Asian or Pacific Islander 17,761 2.4%
Other 10,622 1.4%
Two or more races 13,548 1.8%
Hispanic or Latino 41,443 5.6%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 691,603 100.0%
English only 631,851 91.4%
Language other than English 59,752 8.6%
Speaks English less than "very well" 23,048 3.3%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 725,397 100.0%
Population with a disability 92,695 12.8%
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Foreign-born residents 42,440 5.8%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 728,219 100.0%
Same residence 626,214 86.0%
Different residence in the U.S. 98,213 13.5%
Different residence outside the U.S. 3,792 0.5%

What's the Southern Region's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 291,618 100.0%
Less than $35,000 77,370 26.5%
$35,000-$49,999 39,519 13.6%
$50,000-$74,999 55,435 19.0%
$75,000-$99,999 42,470 14.6%
$100,000 or more 76,824 26.3%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $59,090 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 709,112 100.0%
Less than $35,000 77,370 26.5%
With income below poverty 76,234 10.8%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 52,692 7.4%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 56,520 8.0%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 523,666 73.8%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 89,028 12.6%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 193,554 27.3%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 79,963 11.3%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 58,205 8.2%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 43,325 6.1%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 50,411 7.1%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 78,108 11.0%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 51,575 7.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 725,397 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 40,798 5.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 317,090 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 25,472 8.0%
Occupied housing units 291,618 92.0%
Average household size 2.4
Owner-occupied 216,226 68.2%
Average household size 2.5
Renter-occupied 75,392 23.8%
Average household size 2.1
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 56,598 17.8%
1970-1999 112,760 35.6%
1940-1969 76,164 24.0%
1939 or earlier 71,568 22.6%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 291,618 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 190,194 65.2%
With children under 18 years 86,280 29.6%
Married-couple family households 153,383 52.6%
With children under 18 years 60,709 20.8%
Single-person family households 36,811 12.6%
With children under 18 years 25,571 8.8%
Nonfamily households 101,424 34.8%
Householder living alone 81,002 27.8%
65 years and over 33,988 11.7%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 87,295 29.9%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 83,741 28.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 122,115 41.9%
Moved in 2000-2009 77,375 26.5%
Moved in 1990-1999 42,150 14.5%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 49,978 17.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 285,131 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 68,835 24.1%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 215,182 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 37,277 17.3%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 69,949 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 31,558 45.1%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 70,957
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $683
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 17,514 6.0%
1 vehicle available 82,438 28.3%
2 vehicles available 116,156 39.8%
3 or more vehicles available 75,510 25.9%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 382,166 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 332,914 87.1%
Public transportation 7,467 2.0%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 41,785 10.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 358,697 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 91,918 25.6%
10-19 minutes 128,804 35.9%
20-29 minutes 56,270 15.7%
30 minutes or longer 81,705 22.8%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 489,657 100.0%
Less than high school 36,494 7.5%
High school diploma or GED 147,076 30.0%
Some college or associate’s degree 165,291 33.8%
Bachelor’s Degree 91,187 18.6%
Graduate or professional Degree 49,609 10.1%
High school graduate or higher 453,163 92.5%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 140,796 28.8%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 439,665 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 360,214 81.9%
Civilian labor force 373,080 100.0%
Unemployed 12,866 3.4%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 371,375 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 90,226 24.3%
Age 30 to 54 189,277 51.0%
Age 55 or older 91,872 24.7%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 91,746 24.7%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 112,298 30.2%
$40,000 or more per year 167,331 45.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 27,814 7.5%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 458 0.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 12,335 3.3%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 5,030 1.4%
Construction 17,517 4.7%
Educational services 33,697 9.1%
Finance and insurance 10,796 2.9%
Health care and social assistance 81,293 21.9%
Information 5,696 1.5%
Management of companies and enterprises 5,515 1.5%
Manufacturing 57,960 15.6%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 458 0.1%
Other services (excluding public administration) 10,949 2.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 9,436 2.5%
Public administration 16,034 4.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing 2,885 0.8%
Retail trade 40,904 11.0%
Transportation and warehousing 11,130 3.0%
Utilities 1,650 0.4%
Wholesale trade 13,911 3.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 346,233 93.2%
Black or African American alone 10,335 2.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 1,325 0.4%
Asian alone 9,559 2.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 260 0.1%
Two or more race groups 3,663 1.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 21,250 5.7%
High school or equivalent, no college 77,262 20.8%
Some college or associate degree 102,099 27.5%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 80,538 21.7%