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   (County: Okeechobee County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Okeechobee City, Florida give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Male:

Under 5 years : 106

5 to 9 years : 177

10 to 14 years : 196

15 to 17 years : 99

18 and 19 years : 82

20 years : 49

21 years : 95

22 to 24 years : 119

25 to 29 years : 365

30 to 34 years : 205

35 to 39 years : 177

40 to 44 years : 249

45 to 49 years : 100

50 to 54 years : 46

55 to 59 years : 162

60 and 61 years : 49

62 to 64 years : 91

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 121

70 to 74 years : 222

75 to 79 years : 76

80 to 84 years : 31

85 years and over : 82

Female:

Under 5 years : 209

5 to 9 years : 209

10 to 14 years : 150

15 to 17 years : 70

18 and 19 years : 68

20 years : 32

21 years : 16

22 to 24 years : 165

25 to 29 years : 269

30 to 34 years : 125

35 to 39 years : 47

40 to 44 years : 313

45 to 49 years : 197

50 to 54 years : 66

55 to 59 years : 262

60 and 61 years : 126

62 to 64 years : 133

65 and 66 years : 41

67 to 69 years : 76

70 to 74 years : 82

75 to 79 years : 61

80 to 84 years : 64

85 years and over : 163


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,345

Multiple ancestry : 983

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 523


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,193

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 126

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 31

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 55

Not a U.S. citizen : 446


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Total:

Under 5 years : 315

5 to 17 years : 901

18 to 24 years : 626

25 to 34 years : 964

35 to 44 years : 786

45 to 54 years : 409

55 to 59 years : 424

60 and 61 years : 175

62 to 64 years : 224

65 to 74 years : 550

75 years and over : 477

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 242

5 to 17 years : 733

18 to 24 years : 293

25 to 34 years : 631

35 to 44 years : 309

45 to 54 years : 205

55 to 59 years : 203

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 69

65 to 74 years : 128

75 years and over : 105

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 57

5 to 17 years : 108

18 to 24 years : 216

25 to 34 years : 194

35 to 44 years : 312

45 to 54 years : 140

55 to 59 years : 193

60 and 61 years : 132

62 to 64 years : 155

65 to 74 years : 367

75 years and over : 358

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 49

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 26

35 to 44 years : 52

45 to 54 years : 19

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 17 years : 11

18 to 24 years : 106

25 to 34 years : 113

35 to 44 years : 113

45 to 54 years : 45

55 to 59 years : 28

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 55

75 years and over : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,562

Female : 1,399

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,005

Female : 1,227

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 69

Female : 88

Foreign born:

Male : 271

Female : 230


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Born in state of residence : 2,420

Born in other state in the United States : 1,862

Native: born outside the United States : 157

Foreign born : 326


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 914

Now married, except separated : 755

Divorced : 363

Separated : 10

Widowed : 100

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 528

Now married, except separated : 875

Divorced : 364

Separated : 20

Widowed : 293

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 55

Now married, except separated : 50

Divorced : 0

Separated : 3

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 201

Now married, except separated : 227

Divorced : 46

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Speak only English : 4,622

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 507

Speak English less than "very well" : 358

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 19

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Okeechobee City, Florida

  • Other Groups: 1,333   (30.0%)
  • Irish: 626   (14.1%)
  • United States Or American: 594   (13.4%)
  • German: 567   (12.7%)
  • English: 545   (12.2%)
  • Italian: 134   (3.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 126   (2.8%)
  • Dutch: 97   (2.2%)
  • Scottish: 94   (2.1%)
  • Norwegian: 83   (1.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 58   (1.3%)
  • Polish: 33   (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 29   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 24   (0.5%)
  • Arab: 22   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 18   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 17   (0.4%)
  • European: 13   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 12   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 8   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Okeechobee City, Florida is 5,851



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Okeechobee City, Florida: 2,907
Female Population in Okeechobee City, Florida: 2,944


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Okeechobee City, Florida: 34.3
Median Female Resident Age in Okeechobee City, Florida: 41.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Florida is 41


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Okeechobee City, Florida


White


Both sexes

40.2

Male

37.8

Female

42.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

27.7

Male

26.8

Female

28.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

22.5

Male

24.3

Female

20.3

Asian


Both sexes

38.5

Male

42.0

Female

36.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

14.5

Male

12.5

Female

33.0

Other


Both sexes

25.2

Male

26.9

Female

21.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.1

Male

19.6

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.2

Male

27.4

Female

21.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.2

Male

41.9

Female

46.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Okeechobee City, Florida


  • White: 4,765
  • African American: 709
  • American Indian: 121
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 188
  • Two or More Races: 68



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Okeechobee City, Florida citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Okeechobee City, Florida

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 81   (4.84%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 50   (2.99%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 77   (4.6%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 126   (7.53%)
  • 9th Grade: 105   (6.27%)
  • 10th Grade: 100   (5.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 97   (5.79%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 104   (6.21%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 525   (31.36%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 76   (4.54%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 148   (8.84%)
  • Associate Degree: 46   (2.75%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 78   (4.66%)
  • Master's Degree: 32   (1.91%)
  • Professional School Degree: 29   (1.73%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 64   (3.85%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 18   (1.08%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 36   (2.17%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 73   (4.39%)
  • 9th Grade: 111   (6.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 130   (7.83%)
  • 11th Grade: 71   (4.27%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 75   (4.52%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 552   (33.23%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 174   (10.48%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 107   (6.44%)
  • Associate Degree: 51   (3.07%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 102   (6.14%)
  • Master's Degree: 72   (4.33%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (1.08%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.42%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Okeechobee City, Florida

  • Okeechobee County School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 700 Sw 2nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5000, Students: 7,329 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Okeechobee City, Florida

  • Osceola Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 825 Sw 28th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5070, Students: 839 )

  • Yearling Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-9, Location: 925 Nw 23rd Lane, Okeechobee, FL 34972, Phone: (863) 462-5056, Students: 773 )

  • North Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 3000 Nw 10th Terrace, Okeechobee, FL 34972, Phone: (863) 462-5100, Students: 756 )

  • Central Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 610 Sw 5th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5077, Students: 705 )

  • Everglades Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 3725 Se 8th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5108, Students: 660 )

  • South Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 2468 Sw 7th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5087, Students: 610 )

  • Seminole Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2690 Nw 42nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34972, Phone: (863) 462-5116, Students: 595 )

  • Okeechobee Freshman Campus


    ( Grades: 9-9, Location: 610 Sw 2nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5288, Students: 510 )

  • New Endeavor High School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 575 Sw 28th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5125, Students: 194 )

  • Ace Pre-k Handicapped


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 575 Sw 28th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5150, Students: 82 )

  • Okeechobee Juvenile Justice Vision Quest-level 6


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 42660 Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL 34972, Phone: (863) 763-6019, Students: 72 )

  • Okeechobee Juvenile Justice-level 4


    ( Grades: 5-12, Location: 42660 Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL 34972, Phone: (863) 763-6019, Students: 63 )

  • Okeechobee Juvenile Justice-level 6


    ( Grades: 7-11, Location: 1117 Ne 39th Blvd, Okeechobee, FL 34972, Phone: (863) 462-5125, Students: 48 )

  • Student Serv./special Programs


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 700 Sw 2nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5000, Students: 11 )

  • Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 700 Sw 2nd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5125, )

  • Okeechobee County Superintendent's Office


    ( Location: 700 Sw 2nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5000, )

  • Migrant Ne


    ( Location: 700 Sw 2nd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5000, )

  • Exceptional Child Center


    ( Location: 700 Sw 2nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 462-5000, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Okeechobee City, Florida

  • Okeechobee High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2800 Us Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL 34972, Phone: (863) 462-5025, Students: 1,320 )

  • Washington County Program/eckerd


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 7202 Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL 34972, Phone: (863) 467-0124, Students: 126 )

  • Okeechobee Juvenile Justice-level 10


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 5050 Ne 168th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972, Phone: (863) 357-9922, Students: 91 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Okeechobee City, Florida

  • Grace Christian Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 701 S Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 763-3072, Students: 93 )

  • First Indian Baptist Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Rr 6 Box 570a, Okeechobee, FL 34974, Phone: (863) 467-1411, Students: 35 )

  • Adventist Christian School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: Po Box 2118, Okeechobee, FL 34973, Phone: (863) 763-0763, Students: 11 )

  • Okeechobee Adventist Christian School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 412 Nw 6th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972, Phone: (863) 763-0763, Students: 11 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Okeechobee City, Florida

  • Okeechobee County Public Library


    206 Sw 16th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Okeechobee City, Florida


  • Okeechobee Battlefield Friends Inc


    701 Ne 5th St, Okeechobee, FL 34972

  • Okeechobee Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 973, Okeechobee, FL 34972

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Okeechobee City, Florida affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Okeechobee City, Florida.

Area Features of Okeechobee City, Florida


Airport


(1) Citrus Hedging Ranch Airport   (2) Flying B Ranch Airport Historical   (3) Hca-raulerson Hospital Heliport   (4) Indian Hammock Airport   (5) Lykes Brighton Airport   (6) Okeechobee County Airport   (7) Paxton Airport   (8) River Oak Airport   (9) Sunniland Ranch Airport   (10) Sunset Strip Airpark  

Bar


(1) North Lake Shoal   (2) Observation Shoal  

Bay


(1) Fisheating Bay   (2) Moonshine Bay  

Beach


(1) Big Bear Beach  

Bridge


(1) Harding Bridge   (2) Harney Pond Canal Bridge   (3) Indian Prairie Canal Bridge  

Building


(1) Buckhead Ridge Community Volunteer Fire Company   (2) City Of Okeechobee Fire Department   (3) Heartland Library Cooperative Okeechobee County Library   (4) Indiantown Fire Department   (5) Lakeport Volunteer Fire Department   (6) Okeechobee City Police Department   (7) Okeechobee Correctional Institution   (8) Okeechobee County Clerk S Office - Criminal   (9) Okeechobee County Fire Rescue   (10) Okeechobee County Fire Rescue Station 3 Fort Drum   (11) Okeechobee County Fire Rescue Station 4   (12) Okeechobee County Sheriff S Office   (13) Seminole Police Department - Brighton   (14) Seminole Tribe Of Florida Brighton Indian Reservation Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Canal C-39a   (2) Canal C-40   (3) Harney Pond Canal   (4) Indian Prairie Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Basinger Cemetery   (2) Evergreen Cemetery   (3) Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery  

Census


(1) Buckhead Ridge Census Designated Place   (2) Cypress Quarters Census Designated Place   (3) Taylor Creek Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Brice Fine Pass   (2) Cochrans Pass   (3) Whiddens Pass  

Church


(1) Big Lake Church Of Christ   (2) Brethren Church   (3) Buckhead Ridge Christian Church   (4) Church Of God   (5) Church Of God By Faith   (6) Church Of Our Saviour   (7) Church Of The Nazarene   (8) First Baptist Church   (9) First Missionary Baptist Church   (10) Fountain Of Life Church   (11) Indian Church   (12) Lakeport Church   (13) Lakeport Church Of Christ   (14) Oakview Baptist Church   (15) Okeechobee Christian Church   (16) Okeechobee Church Of Christ   (17) Okeechobee Missionary Baptist Church   (18) Peace Lutheran Church   (19) Sacred Heart Catholic Church   (20) United Pentecostal Church   (21) Victory Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) Brighton Reservation   (2) City Of Okeechobee   (3) North Okeechobee Division   (4) Northeast Glades Division   (5) Okeechobee County   (6) Okeechobee Division  

Gut


(1) Dynamite Pass   (2) Switchgrass Slough  

Harbor


(1) Big Lake Marina   (2) Captain Bills Fish Camp Marina   (3) Okee Taintie Marina  

Hospital


(1) Raulerson Hospital  

Island


(1) Arch Island   (2) Bear Island   (3) Cabbage Island   (4) Crosby Hammock   (5) Curry Island   (6) Dad Island   (7) Dark Hammock   (8) Dinner Hammock   (9) Eagle Island   (10) Fourteenmile Hammock   (11) Indian Town Hammock   (12) Irvin Hammock   (13) Open Hammock   (14) Padgett Hammock   (15) Parker Hammock   (16) Shin Hammock   (17) Thomas Hammock   (18) Turkey Roost Hammock   (19) Twelvemile Hammock   (20) Wet Rock Hammock   (21) White Hammock   (22) Wolf Hammock  

Lake


(1) Canal Lake   (2) Doughtry Cutoff   (3) Grogan Lake   (4) Jernigans Pond   (5) Twelvemile Slough  

Locale


(1) Dixie Ranch   (2) North Shore Shopping Plaza   (3) Okeechobee Amtrak Station   (4) Okeechobee Plaza   (5) Pine Lakes Country Club   (6) South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 127   (7) South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 129   (8) South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 131   (9) South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 133   (10) U-save Shopping Center  

Populated Place


(1) 46th Avenue Villas Mobile Home Park   (2) Azteca Mobile Home Park   (3) Barber Quarters   (4) Basinger   (5) Basswood Estates   (6) Brighton   (7) Buckhead Ridge   (8) Calusa Mobile Home Park   (9) Casablanca Mobile Home Park   (10) Cypress Quarters   (11) Cypress Ridge Estates Mobile Home Park   (12) Dixie Ranch Acres   (13) Eagle Island   (14) Eighth Street Mobile Home Park   (15) Emily Park Mobile Home Park   (16) Enchanted Forest Mobile Home Park   (17) Florida Palm Mobile Park   (18) Fort Drum   (19) Four Acres Mobile Home Park   (20) Georges Lucky Seven Mobile Home Park Number 1   (21) Globe Mobile Home Park   (22) Gloria Park Mobile Home Park   (23) Hilolo   (24) J And W Trailer Park   (25) Jacobs Trailer Park   (26) Jims Place Mobile Home Park   (27) Johnsons Trailer Park   (28) Journey End Mobile Home Park   (29) Kissimmee River Fishing Resort Mobile Home Park   (30) La Fiesta Trailer Park   (31) Lakeport   (32) Mayaimi Historical   (33) Mayberry S Mobile Home Park   (34) Mildred   (35) Monkey Box   (36) Okeechobee   (37) Osowaw Junction   (38) Palm Village Mobile Home Park   (39) Pine Ridge Park Mobile Home Park   (40) River Bend Mobile Home Park   (41) S And K Mobile Home Park   (42) Sarasota Colony   (43) Seminole Village Mobile Home Park   (44) Shady Oaks Mobile Home Park   (45) Stephen S Winter Resort Mobile Home Park   (46) Taylor Creek   (47) Taylor Creek Lodge Mobile Home Park   (48) Twin Palms Mobile Home Park   (49) Villa Margaret Trailer Park   (50) Whispering Pines  

School


(1) Adams School   (2) Basinger School   (3) Brighton Indian Day School   (4) Brown High School   (5) Central Elementary School   (6) Florida School For Boys   (7) North Elementary School   (8) Okeechobee 5th 6th Grade Center   (9) Okeechobee Adult Education Center   (10) Okeechobee High School   (11) Okeechobee Rehabilitation Facility   (12) Okeechobee South Elementary School   (13) Sunrise Private School Of Okeechobee  

Stream


(1) Ash Slough   (2) Chandler Hammock Slough   (3) Cypress Slough   (4) Fish Slough   (5) Fisheating Creek   (6) Gomez Creek   (7) Gore Branch   (8) Kissimmee River   (9) Lemkin Creek   (10) Maple River   (11) Mosquito Creek   (12) Parker Slough   (13) Popash Slough   (14) Sandfly Gully   (15) Snake River   (16) Taylor Creek   (17) Turkey Slough  

Swamp


(1) Arch Island Bay   (2) Big Sawgrass Swamp   (3) Company Slough   (4) Cowbone Creek   (5) Dead Pine Island Marsh   (6) Eagle Bay   (7) Joe Gore Slough   (8) Little Gumhead Marsh   (9) Long Cypress Slash   (10) Parker Bay   (11) Peat Marsh   (12) Pumpkin Bay   (13) Shin Hammock Marsh   (14) Sixmile Marsh   (15) Wet Rock Marsh   (16) Wolf Sawgrass Pond   (17) Yates Marsh  

Tower


(1) Brighton Lookout Tower   (2) Wokc-am Okeechobee   (3) Wokc-fm Okeechobee  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Okeechobee City, Florida

34974 (pop. 21,784) 34972 (pop. 17,820)


Cities Nearby Okeechobee City, Florida

Okeechobee City, FL  (pop. 5,851) 0.0 Miles
Okeechobee Ccd, FL  (pop. 32,565) 0.5 Miles
Cypress Quarters Cdp, FL  (pop. 1,376) 1.3 Miles
Taylor Creek Cdp, FL  (pop. 4,144) 3.0 Miles
Buckhead Ridge Cdp, FL  (pop. 1,621) 8.4 Miles
North Okeechobee Ccd, FL  (pop. 7,371) 15.9 Miles
Northeast Glades Ccd, FL  (pop. 3,628) 16.4 Miles
West St. Lucie Ccd, FL  (pop. 5,592) 23.6 Miles
Indiantown Cdp, FL  (pop. 5,178) 26.7 Miles
Indiantown Ccd, FL  (pop. 17,176) 27.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Okeechobee City, Florida

863



Elevation in Okeechobee City, Florida is 39.0 ft. (12.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Okeechobee City, Florida

Lat: 27.241590 N        Long: -80.833158 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Okeechobee City, Florida need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Florida

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
  Total Electric Industry 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
  Total Electric Industry 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
  Total Electric Industry 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Okeechobee City, Florida

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 81   (4.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 84   (4.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 81   (4.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 169   (9.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 206   (11.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 264   (14.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 252   (13.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 297   (16.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 93   (5.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 53   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 18   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 105   (5.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 148   (8.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,590

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 331

In 3-person carpool : 172

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 13

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 62

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 12

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 33

Other means : 24

Worked at home : 118


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Less than 5 minutes : 253

5 to 9 minutes : 455

10 to 14 minutes : 456

15 to 19 minutes : 293

20 to 24 minutes : 87

25 to 29 minutes : 15

30 to 34 minutes : 276

35 to 39 minutes : 6

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 26

60 to 89 minutes : 195

90 or more minutes : 175


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

With Social Security income : 802

No Social Security income : 1,168


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

With retirement income : 286

No retirement income : 1,684


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 78

$10,000 to $14,999 : 29

$15,000 to $19,999 : 96

$20,000 to $24,999 : 50

$25,000 to $29,999 : 74

$30,000 to $34,999 : 274

$35,000 to $39,999 : 66

$40,000 to $44,999 : 112

$45,000 to $49,999 : 106

$50,000 to $59,999 : 87

$60,000 to $74,999 : 184

$75,000 to $99,999 : 109

$100,000 to $124,999 : 37

$125,000 to $149,999 : 33

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $40,196


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Okeechobee City, Florida

  • WOKC (1570 AM; 0.8 kW; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Glades Media Company Llc)
  • WOKC (1570 AM; 0.7 kW; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Glades Media Company Llc)
  • WOKC (1570 AM; 0.014 kW; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Glades Media Company Llc)
  • WAFC (590 AM; 0.93 kW; Lake Harbor, FL; Owner: Glades Media Company Llp)
  • WSWN (900 AM; 1.0 kW; Pahokee, FL; Owner: Bgi Broadcasting L.p.)

FM Radio Stations Near Okeechobee City, Florida

  • WJCB (88.5 FM; Lake Harbor, FL; Owner: Black Media Works, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: District Board Of Trustees Indian River Community College)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Emmaus Broadcasting Service)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Basinger, FL; Owner: Faith Baptist Church Of Fort Pierce, Florida)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Basinger, FL; Owner: Westminster Academy)
  • WREH (90.5 FM; Basinger, FL; Owner: Reach Communications, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Moore Haven, FL; Owner: Community Radio Foundation Of Florida, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Oscar Aguero Ministry)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Okeechobee, FL; Owner: Seminole Tribe Of Florida)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Moore Haven, FL; Owner: Templo Apostoles Y Profetas Bethel)
  • WPSF (91.5 FM; Lake Harbor, FL; Owner: American Educational Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WPSF (91.5 FM; Lake Harbor, FL; Owner: American Educational Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Moore Haven, FL; Owner: Black Media Works, Inc.)
  • WBGF (93.5 FM; Lake Harbor, FL; Owner: Bgi Broadcasting, L.p.)
  • WBGF (93.5 FM; Pahokee, FL; Owner: Bgi Broadcasting, L.p.)
  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; Lake Harbor, FL; Owner: Glades Media Company Llp)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Okeechobee City, Florida

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 204  (19.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 200  (18.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 142  (13.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 118  (11.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 208  (19.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 234  (26.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 270  (30.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 336  (37.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Okeechobee City, Florida

Rail Station(s)


    801 North Parrott Avenue
    Okeechobee, Florida 34972

(updated 2008)



There are 636 Farms In Okeechobee City, Florida


(updated 2008)



Banks In Okeechobee City, Florida

Seacoast National Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 35

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Suntrust Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $178.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,514

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Regions Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $117.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Centerstate Bank Of Florida, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 68

Td Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $219.6m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1,328

Harbor Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $694.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 18

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Okeechobee City, Florida

  • Okeechobee County


    (about 2.0 miles in Okeechobee, Florida; Airport Code: OBE)

  • St. Lucie County International


    (about 33.3 miles in Fort Pierce, Florida; Airport Code: FPR)

  • Sebring Regional


    (about 34.5 miles in Sebring, Florida; Airport Code: SEF)

  • Airglades


    (about 37.5 miles in Lake Harbor, Florida; Airport Code: FL6)

  • Witham Field


    (about 37.8 miles in Sewalls Point, Florida; Airport Code: SUA)

  • Vero Beach Municipal


    (about 38.3 miles in Vero Beach, Florida; Airport Code: VRB)

  • William P Gwinn


    (about 39.1 miles in Jupiter, Florida; Airport Code: XWN)

  • Sebastian Municipal


    (about 44.6 miles in Sebastian, Florida; Airport Code: DQC)

  • Avon Park Municipal


    (about 49.0 miles in Avon Park, Florida; Airport Code: AVO)

  • Avon Park Executive


    (about 49.0 miles in Avon Park, Florida; Airport Code: AVO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Okeechobee City, Florida

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

73.80%

Carpooled

18.46%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.21%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.95%

Walked

1.68%

Other Means

1.26%

Worked At Home

2.63%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Okeechobee City, Florida, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 835

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 159

Female householder, no husband present : 348

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 443

Householder not living alone : 185


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 123

Female householder and female partner : 27

Female householder and male partner : 95

All other households : 1,725


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 689

Renter-occupied housing units : 146

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 51

Renter-occupied housing units : 108

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 208

Renter-occupied housing units : 140

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 399

Renter-occupied housing units : 229


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 179

$10,000 to $14,999 : 126

$15,000 to $19,999 : 241

$20,000 to $24,999 : 57

$25,000 to $29,999 : 91

$30,000 to $34,999 : 105

$35,000 to $39,999 : 120

$40,000 to $44,999 : 175

$45,000 to $49,999 : 115

$50,000 to $59,999 : 246

$60,000 to $74,999 : 257

$75,000 to $99,999 : 145

$100,000 to $124,999 : 55

$125,000 to $149,999 : 33

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 25


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Total : 2,335


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Occupied : 1,970

Vacant : 365


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : 21

Built 2000 to 2004 : 142

Built 1990 to 1999 : 268

Built 1980 to 1989 : 417

Built 1970 to 1979 : 571

Built 1960 to 1969 : 451

Built 1950 to 1959 : 278

Built 1940 to 1949 : 62

Built 1939 or earlier : 125


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Utility gas : 0

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 75

Electricity : 1,889

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 6


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 67

$10,000 to $14,999 : 15

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 8

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 44

$40,000 to $49,999 : 44

$50,000 to $59,999 : 60

$60,000 to $69,999 : 21

$70,000 to $79,999 : 35

$80,000 to $89,999 : 58

$90,000 to $99,999 : 48

$100,000 to $124,999 : 163

$125,000 to $149,999 : 257

$150,000 to $174,999 : 123

$175,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 to $249,999 : 69

$250,000 to $299,999 : 68

$300,000 to $399,999 : 117

$400,000 to $499,999 : 51

$500,000 to $749,999 : 10

$750,000 to $999,999 : 9

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 85

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 9

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 601

Housing units without a mortgage : 652


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $140,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $205,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $116,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $102,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $136,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $115,300

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $319,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Okeechobee City, Florida: 66.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Okeechobee City, Florida

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 53.09%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 33.18%
  • Other institutional facilities : 1.14%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 12.59%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Okeechobee City, Florida

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 16 16 $1,667,049
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $1,667,049
2000        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,221,680
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $116,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 13 $1,337,680
2001        
  Single Family 8 8 $925,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $120,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 11 $1,045,000
2002        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,351,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $135,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 13 $1,486,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Okeechobee City, FL): $27,265
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Okeechobee City): $71,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Okeechobee City): $522
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Okeechobee City, Florida

Utility Gas: 1.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.8%
Electricity: 90.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 4.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Okeechobee City, Florida are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Okeechobee City, Florida

Big Lake Home Health Services, Inc


     Address: 300 Nw 5th Street, Ste 302, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/3/2004

Lakeside Quality Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 485 West Main Street, Pahokee, Florida 33476
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/28/2006

Family Home Care


     Address: 820 W Sugarland Hwy, Suite E8, Clewiston, Florida 33440
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/5/1997

A Physicians Choice Home Health Services


     Address: 2107 Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Pierce, Florida 34950
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/19/1995

Mederi Caretenders


     Address: 1801 Se Hillmoor Drive Ste C110, Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34952
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/14/1966

Hospitals Close To Okeechobee City, Florida

Raulerson Hospital


     Address: 1796 Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Hendry Regional Medical Center


     Address: 524 West Sagamore Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1700 S 23rd Street, Fort Pierce, Florida 34950
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Glades General Hospital


     Address: 1201 S Main St, Belle Glade, Florida 33430
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

St Lucie Medical Center


     Address: 1800 Se Tiffany Avenue, Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34952
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Okeechobee City, Florida

Okeechobee Health Care Facilit


     Address: 1646 Highway 441 North, Okeechobee, Florida 34972
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 169
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Glades Health Care Center


     Address: 230 South Barfield Highway, Pahokee, Florida 33476
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 99
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Palm Terrace Of Clewiston


     Address: 301 S Gloria St, Clewiston, Florida 33440
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 127
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Abbiejean Russell Care Center


     Address: 700 So 29th Street, Fort Pierce, Florida 34947
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Life Care Center Port St Lucie


     Address: 3720 South Jennings Rd, Fort Pierce, Florida 34952
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 88%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Okeechobee City, Florida

Name: St Lucie
Address: PO Box 128; Ft. Pierce, FL 34954-0128
Distance: 34 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Okeechobee City, Florida

    Retired Workers: 5,570
    Disabled Workers: 1,290
    Widowers Workers: 770
    Spouses Workers: 395
    Children Workers: 635


(updated 2007)



Okeechobee County, Florida Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.27%
  • Bush & Cheney 57.24%
  • Other 0.48%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Okeechobee City, Florida citizens.

Relocation to Okeechobee County, FL

8.89 % of Okeechobee County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $41,437

Florida Average 8.71 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Okeechobee County, FL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Palm Beach County , FL 1.75 % ($78,045 AGI )
  • St Lucie County , FL 0.78 % ($37,411 AGI )
  • Martin County , FL 0.65 % ($38,333 AGI )

Relocation away from Okeechobee County, FL

8.04 % of Okeechobee County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,666

Florida Average 7.73 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Okeechobee County, FL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • St Lucie County , FL 0.65 % ($46,541 AGI )
  • Palm Beach County , FL 0.55 % ($33,127 AGI )
  • Highlands County , FL 0.38 % ($31,205 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Florida

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Florida

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Okeechobee City, Florida is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Okeechobee City, Florida

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/24/2000, 01:45 pm 0 0 $100K --
08/02/1999, 06:05 pm 0 0 $10K --
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Okeechobee City, Florida

  • Category 1: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 80 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: ERNESTO - August 2006 - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: DENNIS - August 1981 - Wind Speed: 35 Knots *
  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 46 Knots *
  • Tropical Depression: FLORENCE - Wind Speed: 25 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 30 Knots


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Okeechobee City, Florida



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Okeechobee City, Florida directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Okeechobee City, Florida

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 17 0 0 0 0
Rape 1 1 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 18 18 107 35 17 17 0 0 0 17 0 17 0
Robbery 5 27 13 5 7 18 3 10 7 17 0 7 1
    per 100,000 91 480 232 88 118 300 50 168 116 287 0 122 18
Assault 12 12 28 31 34 23 19 25 12 15 18 6 20
    per 100,000 218 213 500 545 575 383 316 421 198 253 316 105 359
Burglary 34 54 64 86 57 59 40 96 63 74 60 32 31
    per 100,000 617 961 1,143 1,512 964 983 666 1,617 1,040 1,249 1,053 560 556
Larceny Theft 307 300 378 257 265 240 229 290 296 296 279 259 362
    per 100,000 5,567 5,336 6,752 4,519 4,480 4,000 3,810 4,885 4,884 4,997 4,896 4,530 6,498
Vehicle Theft 5 16 17 22 22 13 24 11 17 10 17 13 18
    per 100,000 91 285 304 387 372 217 399 185 281 169 298 227 323
Arson 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 18 18 18 0 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
5 10 12 10 11 11 6 9 5 8 5 4 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
87 93 115 91 86 79 73 99 94 95 89 76 103
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
46 51 63 50 48 45 39 54 50 52 47 40 54


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Florida

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
33,990 35,910 43,590 47,455 51,847 53,202 47,524 58,780 61,303 63,990


(updated 2014)



Jails in Okeechobee City, Florida


  • Okeechobee County Jail


    504 N.w. 4th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34973
    Capacity: 232
    Confined: 248
    Avg. Population: 252
    Year Built: 1985


(updated 2006)



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