Tallahassee is the seventh most populous city in Florida and serves as
the state's capital. Tallahassee is located in Leon County. Much of Tallahassee's economy revolves around the city's numerous
colleges and universities, including Florida State University and Florida A&M University. Trade and agriculture are also central to
Tallahassee's economy. Tallahassee is a regional center for scientific research. The largest and highest powered magnet research
laboratory in the world, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, is located in Tallahassee. Top employers for Tallahassee are State
of Florida, Florida State University, Leon County Schools, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, and City of Tallahassee.
Tallahassee is in North West
Florida. It's population as recorded in the 2010 Census was 181,376.
The median age for residents of Tallahassee is
26.1. Around 23.5% of Tallahassee households include school aged children and 15% of households include individuals aged 65 years
or over. Census records indicate 57.4% of the Tallahassee population are White, 34.9% are Black or African American, .2% American
Indian, 3.6% Asian and 2.3% are Two or more Races.
There are 84,248 housing units in Tallahassee. 9,433 (11.1%) of these
were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. There are 49,757 residential rental units in Tallahassee. 43,829 of them were occupied
in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of 11.6%.
The median household income in this part of Florida is $68,189.
The bottom 10% of the population earn less than $18,749 per year.
The top 10% earn more than $149,117 per year. The top 1%
earn more than $456,616 per year.
Most renters earn
between $25,848 (20th percentile)
and $49,320 (80th percentile) per year.
The median monthly rent in this part of Florida is $873.
Most renters earn
and $4,110 per month.
They typically spend 32% of their monthly income on rent.
Most rents fall in the $596 (20th percentile)
to $1,247 (80th percentile) range.
The residential vacancy rate is 7%.