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   (County: Putnam County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Palatka 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
(Palatka City, Florida)

Male:

Under 5 years : 564

5 to 9 years : 525

10 to 14 years : 415

15 to 17 years : 239

18 and 19 years : 186

20 years : 36

21 years : 37

22 to 24 years : 198

25 to 29 years : 404

30 to 34 years : 114

35 to 39 years : 309

40 to 44 years : 230

45 to 49 years : 235

50 to 54 years : 368

55 to 59 years : 257

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 116

65 and 66 years : 162

67 to 69 years : 46

70 to 74 years : 153

75 to 79 years : 140

80 to 84 years : 132

85 years and over : 86

Female:

Under 5 years : 487

5 to 9 years : 424

10 to 14 years : 428

15 to 17 years : 142

18 and 19 years : 127

20 years : 85

21 years : 116

22 to 24 years : 184

25 to 29 years : 387

30 to 34 years : 339

35 to 39 years : 374

40 to 44 years : 200

45 to 49 years : 329

50 to 54 years : 385

55 to 59 years : 389

60 and 61 years : 103

62 to 64 years : 138

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 173

70 to 74 years : 258

75 to 79 years : 215

80 to 84 years : 285

85 years and over : 126


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Palatka City, Florida)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,563

Multiple ancestry : 1,240

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 40

Ancestry not reported : 887


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 10,276

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 165

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 90

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 68

Not a U.S. citizen : 131


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Palatka City, Florida)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,051

5 to 17 years : 2,173

18 to 24 years : 969

25 to 34 years : 1,244

35 to 44 years : 1,113

45 to 54 years : 1,317

55 to 59 years : 646

60 and 61 years : 177

62 to 64 years : 254

65 to 74 years : 802

75 years and over : 984

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 948

5 to 17 years : 1,986

18 to 24 years : 751

25 to 34 years : 898

35 to 44 years : 711

45 to 54 years : 930

55 to 59 years : 440

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 67

65 to 74 years : 332

75 years and over : 426

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 103

5 to 17 years : 187

18 to 24 years : 159

25 to 34 years : 264

35 to 44 years : 285

45 to 54 years : 364

55 to 59 years : 206

60 and 61 years : 122

62 to 64 years : 187

65 to 74 years : 379

75 years and over : 488

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 29

35 to 44 years : 79

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 52

75 years and over : 70

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 46

25 to 34 years : 53

35 to 44 years : 38

45 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 39

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Palatka City, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,461

Female : 4,071

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,301

Female : 1,443

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 190

Female : 65

Foreign born:

Male : 74

Female : 125


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Palatka City, Florida)

Born in state of residence : 2,936

Born in other state in the United States : 2,008

Native: born outside the United States : 163

Foreign born : 107


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,364

Now married, except separated : 1,483

Divorced : 484

Separated : 132

Widowed : 467

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 431

Now married, except separated : 1,234

Divorced : 326

Separated : 86

Widowed : 426

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 67

Now married, except separated : 66

Divorced : 0

Separated : 43

Widowed : 79

Foreign born:

Never married : 46

Now married, except separated : 134

Divorced : 19

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 9,043

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 134

Speak English less than "very well" : 263

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 73

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 40

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Gujarati:

Speak English "very well" : 48

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 39

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Palatka City, Florida

  • Other Groups: 4,103   (51.4%)
  • United States Or American: 1,045   (13.1%)
  • English: 565   (7.1%)
  • Irish: 555   (7.0%)
  • German: 453   (5.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 193   (2.4%)
  • Scottish: 192   (2.4%)
  • Italian: 114   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 97   (1.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 85   (1.1%)
  • Dutch: 84   (1.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 64   (0.8%)
  • Subsaharan African: 62   (0.8%)
  • Portuguese: 57   (0.7%)
  • Swedish: 46   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 29   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 27   (0.3%)
  • British: 22   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 22   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 21   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 16   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 14   (0.2%)
  • European: 12   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 12   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 12   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 11   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Guyanese: 10   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 9   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Palatka City, Florida is 10,730



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Palatka City, Florida: 5,026
Female Population in Palatka City, Florida: 5,704


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Palatka City, Florida: 28.8
Median Female Resident Age in Palatka City, Florida: 36.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Florida is 41


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Palatka City, Florida


White


Both sexes

46.0

Male

41.4

Female

50.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

26.3

Male

23.4

Female

28.7

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

42.5

Male

53.5

Female

31.0

Asian


Both sexes

34.2

Male

35.0

Female

30.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

36.5

Male

36.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

20.8

Male

20.4

Female

23.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

9.9

Male

10.5

Female

8.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.6

Male

21.7

Female

25.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.9

Male

42.5

Female

50.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Palatka City, Florida


  • White: 5,214
  • African American: 5,179
  • American Indian: 24
  • Asian: 122
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 91
  • Two or More Races: 100



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 31   (1.17%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 36   (1.36%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 50   (1.89%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 142   (5.35%)
  • 9th Grade: 111   (4.19%)
  • 10th Grade: 180   (6.79%)
  • 11th Grade: 159   (6%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 155   (5.84%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 806   (30.39%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 204   (7.69%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 296   (11.16%)
  • Associate Degree: 138   (5.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 215   (8.11%)
  • Master's Degree: 90   (3.39%)
  • Professional School Degree: 24   (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 15   (0.57%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 40   (1.14%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 57   (1.62%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 87   (2.47%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 164   (4.66%)
  • 9th Grade: 73   (2.08%)
  • 10th Grade: 237   (6.74%)
  • 11th Grade: 207   (5.89%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 318   (9.04%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,235   (35.12%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 181   (5.15%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 433   (12.31%)
  • Associate Degree: 175   (4.98%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 155   (4.41%)
  • Master's Degree: 116   (3.3%)
  • Professional School Degree: 15   (0.43%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 24   (0.68%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Palatka City, Florida

  • Putnam County School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 200 S 7th Street, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0510, Students: 12,274 )

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

  • Kelley Smith Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 141 Kelley Smith School, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0568, Students: 733 )

  • Robert H. Jenkins Junior Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1100 N 19th Street, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0588, Students: 684 )

  • W. H. Beasley Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1100 S 18th Street, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0569, Students: 622 )

  • Riverbreeze Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1100 Husson Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0562, Students: 533 )

  • James A. Long Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1400 Old Jacksonville Hwy, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0575, Students: 524 )

  • Mellon Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 301 Mellon Road, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0593, Students: 435 )

  • William D. Moseley Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1001 Husson Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0566, Students: 279 )

  • Eleanor H. Miller School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 156 Horseman Club Road, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0595, Students: 139 )

  • The Children's Reading Center


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 200 Madison Street, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 328-9990, Students: 116 )

  • Putnam County Exceptional Education


    ( Grades: 5-12, Location: 156 Horseman Club Road, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0530, Students: 8 )

  • Federal Programs Office


    ( Location: 200 S 7th Street, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (904) 329-0543, )

  • Putnam County Superintendent's Office


    ( Location: 200 S 7th Street, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0510, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Palatka City, Florida

  • Palatka High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 302 Mellon Road, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 329-0577, Students: 1,678 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Palatka City, Florida

  • Saint Johns River Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 5,111; Location: 001 Saint Johns Ave, Palatka, FL 32177, Web: http://www.sjrcc.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Palatka City, Florida

  • Peniel Baptist Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 110 Peniel Church Road, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 328-1707, Students: 246 )

  • Temple Christian School


    ( Grades: 1-12, Location: 908 N State Road 19, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 328-2218, Students: 41 )

  • Central Academy


    ( Grades: 1-6, Location: 322 N 10th Street, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 312-9906, Students: 16 )

  • River Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 3111 Saint Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177, Phone: (386) 325-0951, Students: 14 )

Academic Libraries In Palatka City, Florida

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Palatka City, Florida

  • Putnam County Library System/palatka Public Library


    601 College Road, Palatka, FL 32177

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Palatka City, Florida


  • Bass Capitol Wood Carvers


    216 Reid St, Palatka, FL 32177

  • Bostwick Preservation Inc


    280 Palmetto Bluff Road, Palatka, FL 32177

  • Flgenweb Project Inc


    407 Mulholland Park, Palatka, FL 32177

  • Historic Central Academy Preservation And Community Develop


    115 Pinyon Lane, Palatka, FL 32177

  • Palatka Railroad Preservation Society Incorporated


    222 N 11th St, Palatka, FL 32177

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Palatka 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 Palatka City, Florida.

Area Features of Palatka City, Florida


Airport


(1) Columbia Putnam Community Hospital Heliport   (2) Palatka Municipal Airport - Lt Kay Larkin Field  

Building


(1) Bardin Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Bostwick Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Palatka Fire Department Key Larkin Station   (4) Putnam County Emergency Rescue Services   (5) Putnam County Library System Palatka Library   (6) Putnam County Sheriff S Office Central District   (7) R C Willis Water Treatment Facility   (8) Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Campus B C Pearce Library Resource Center  

Cape


(1) Cedar Point   (2) Flint Point   (3) Forrester Point   (4) Warner Point  

Cemetery


(1) Etonia Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethany Missionary Baptist Church   (2) Bostwick Baptist Church   (3) Church Of God Of Prophecy   (4) College Road Church Of Christ   (5) Decoy Church   (6) Etonia Primitive Baptist Church   (7) Faith Baptist Church   (8) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (9) Midway Baptist Church   (10) Midway Church   (11) Mount Tabor First Baptist Church   (12) New Hope Baptist Church   (13) Oak Hill Baptist Church   (14) Palatka Baptist Temple   (15) Palatka Church Of God   (16) River Road Church   (17) Saint Joseph Primitive Baptist Church   (18) Tabernacle Baptist Church   (19) The Living Word Baptist Church   (20) To God Be The Glory Holiness Church  

Civil


(1) J B Entralgo Grant   (2) John Middleton Grant   (3) Palatka Division   (4) Thomas Forbes Grant  

Cliff


(1) Palmetto Bluff   (2) Pine Bluff  

Hospital


(1) Putnam Community Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Davis Lake  

Locale


(1) Hancock   (2) Hudson Station   (3) Palatka Mall   (4) Seminole Power Plant   (5) Sun Garden   (6) Westgate Shopping Center   (7) Woodburn  

Military


(1) U S Army Reserve Center  

Populated Place


(1) Alhambra Mobile Home Community   (2) Bardin   (3) Bostwick   (4) Bridgeport   (5) Pecan   (6) Rice Creek   (7) Ryan S Trailer Park   (8) Springside   (9) Springside Park   (10) Teasdale   (11) West Tocoi  

School


(1) James A Long Elementary School   (2) Palatka High School   (3) Robert H Jenkins Junior Middle School   (4) Saint Johns River Community College   (5) Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Campus Administration Building   (6) Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Campus Classroom Building   (7) Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Campus Florida School Of The Arts   (8) Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Campus Gym   (9) Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Campus Science Building   (10) Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Campus Technical Building   (11) Saint Johns River Community College Palatka Campus Viking Center  

Stream


(1) Bluff Branch   (2) Cedar Creek   (3) Elbow Branch   (4) Etonia Creek   (5) Hammock Branch   (6) Harvey Creek   (7) Little Rice Creek   (8) Moccasin Creek   (9) Rice Creek   (10) Simms Creek  

Tower


(1) Sungarden Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Palatka City, Florida

32177 (pop. 25,186)


Cities Nearby Palatka City, Florida

Palatka Ccd, FL  (pop. 26,182) 1.8 Miles
East Palatka Cdp, FL  (pop. 1,455) 3.1 Miles
East Palatka Ccd, FL  (pop. 8,554) 4.0 Miles
Hastings Town, FL  (pop. 582) 9.8 Miles
Pomona Park Town, FL  (pop. 1,531) 10.9 Miles
Hastings Ccd, FL  (pop. 10,431) 11.4 Miles
Welaka Town, FL  (pop. 293) 11.5 Miles
Crescent City Ccd, FL  (pop. 16,036) 13.0 Miles
Interlachen Town, FL  (pop. 1,727) 14.7 Miles
Interlachen-florahome Ccd, FL  (pop. 22,478) 14.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Palatka City, Florida

386



Elevation in Palatka City, Florida is 108.0 ft. (33.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Palatka City, Florida

Lat: 29.647731 N        Long: -81.651259 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Palatka 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 Palatka City, Florida

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 83   (2.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 95   (3.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 129   (4.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 279   (9.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 447   (14.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 416   (13.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 519   (16.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 353   (11.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 117   (3.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 103   (3.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 50   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 27   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 262   (8.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 235   (7.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Palatka City, Florida)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,600

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 374

In 3-person carpool : 83

In 4-person carpool : 28

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 29

Other means : 69

Worked at home : 73


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Palatka City, Florida)

Less than 5 minutes : 185

5 to 9 minutes : 709

10 to 14 minutes : 858

15 to 19 minutes : 461

20 to 24 minutes : 200

25 to 29 minutes : 33

30 to 34 minutes : 151

35 to 39 minutes : 80

40 to 44 minutes : 18

45 to 59 minutes : 249

60 to 89 minutes : 196

90 or more minutes : 43


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 1,525

No Social Security income : 2,846


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 689

No retirement income : 3,682


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Palatka City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 426

$10,000 to $14,999 : 218

$15,000 to $19,999 : 171

$20,000 to $24,999 : 140

$25,000 to $29,999 : 298

$30,000 to $34,999 : 70

$35,000 to $39,999 : 75

$40,000 to $44,999 : 110

$45,000 to $49,999 : 80

$50,000 to $59,999 : 279

$60,000 to $74,999 : 209

$75,000 to $99,999 : 210

$100,000 to $124,999 : 169

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $199,999 : 35

$200,000 or more : 27


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $31,105


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Palatka City, Florida

  • WSOS (1170 AM; 0.71 kW; Saint Augustine, FL; Owner: Norsan Consulting And Management, Inc.)
  • WFOY (1240 AM; 0.58 kW; Saint Augustine, FL; Owner: Phillips Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WIYD (1260 AM; 0.4 kW; East Palatka, FL; Owner: Hall Broadcasting Company)
  • WIYD (1260 AM; 1.0 kW; Palatka, FL; Owner: Hall Broadcasting Company)
  • WAOC (1420 AM; 2.18 kW; Saint Augustine, FL; Owner: Phillips Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WNZF (1550 AM; 8.7 kW; Palm Coast, FL; Owner: Flagler County Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WPLK (800 AM; 1.0 kW; East Palatka, FL; Owner: Radio Palatka, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Palatka City, Florida

  • WSJF (105.5 FM; Saint Augustine, FL; Owner: Tama Radio Licenses Of Jacksonville, Fl, Inc.)
  • WSJF (105.5 FM; Saint Augustine, FL; Owner: Tama Radio Licenses Of Jacksonville, Fl, Inc.)
  • WFCF (88.5 FM; Saint Augustine, FL; Owner: Flagler College)
  • WHIF (91.3 FM; East Palatka, FL; Owner: Putnam Radio Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Keystone Heights, FL; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Orange Park, Inc.)
  • 990526MA (91.7 FM; Crescent City, FL; Owner: Community Public Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Crescent City, FL; Owner: Central Florida Educational Foundation, Inc.)
  • WAYL (91.9 FM; Saint Augustine, FL; Owner: The River Educational Media,inc.)
  • WSOS-FM (94.1 FM; Saint Augustine, FL; Owner: Renda Broadcasting Corporation Of Nevada)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Palatka City, Florida

  • 960920IB (Channel 63; East Palatka, FL; Owner: Marri Broadcasting, Lp)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Palatka City, Florida

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 361  (22.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 179  (11.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 236  (15.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 38  (2.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 331  (21.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 397  (23.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 439  (26.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 607  (36.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 41  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 10  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Palatka City, Florida

Rail Station(s)


    220 North 11th Street
    Palatka, Florida 32077

(updated 2008)



There are 90 Farms In Palatka City, Florida


(updated 2008)



Banks In Palatka City, Florida

Ameris Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 71

Capital City Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 79

Harbor Community Bank - 1 Branches


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

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


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

Td Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Palatka City, Florida

  • St. Augustine Airport


    (about 28.5 miles in Saint Augustine, Florida; Airport Code: UST)

  • Northeast Florida Regional


    (about 28.5 miles in Saint Augustine, Florida; Airport Code: UST)

  • Flagler County


    (about 29.5 miles in Palm Coast, Florida; Airport Code: FL4)

  • Gainesville Regional


    (about 37.4 miles in Gainesville, Florida; Airport Code: GNV)

  • Jacksonville NAS


    (about 40.5 miles in Jacksonville, Florida; Airport Code: NIP)

  • Cecil Field


    (about 41.7 miles in Cecil Field, Florida; Airport Code: NZC)

  • Cecil


    (about 41.7 miles in Cecil Field, Florida; Airport Code: NZC)

  • Ocala Municipal


    (about 47.6 miles in Ocala, Florida; Airport Code: OCF)

  • Ocala International-Jim Taylor Field


    (about 47.6 miles in Ocala, Florida; Airport Code: OCF)

  • Daytona Beach International


    (about 48.3 miles in Daytona Beach, Florida; Airport Code: DAB)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Palatka City, Florida

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.27%

Carpooled

21.63%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

2.32%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.78%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.25%

Walked

2.70%

Other Means

0.82%

Worked At Home

2.23%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Palatka 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
(Palatka City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,345

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 195

Female householder, no husband present : 1,004

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,673

Householder not living alone : 154


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 25

Male householder and female partner : 189

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 56

All other households : 4,101


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Palatka City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,137

Renter-occupied housing units : 208

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 117

Renter-occupied housing units : 78

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 243

Renter-occupied housing units : 761

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 653

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,174


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Palatka City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 1,011

$10,000 to $14,999 : 531

$15,000 to $19,999 : 483

$20,000 to $24,999 : 236

$25,000 to $29,999 : 373

$30,000 to $34,999 : 173

$35,000 to $39,999 : 218

$40,000 to $44,999 : 176

$45,000 to $49,999 : 69

$50,000 to $59,999 : 290

$60,000 to $74,999 : 311

$75,000 to $99,999 : 208

$100,000 to $124,999 : 187

$125,000 to $149,999 : 27

$150,000 to $199,999 : 35

$200,000 or more : 43


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Palatka City, Florida)

Total : 4,861


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Palatka City, Florida)

Occupied : 4,371

Vacant : 490


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Palatka City, Florida)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Palatka City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : 113

Built 2000 to 2004 : 337

Built 1990 to 1999 : 457

Built 1980 to 1989 : 866

Built 1970 to 1979 : 873

Built 1960 to 1969 : 797

Built 1950 to 1959 : 695

Built 1940 to 1949 : 205

Built 1939 or earlier : 518


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Palatka City, Florida)

Utility gas : 1,133

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 15

Electricity : 3,164

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 32

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 27


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Palatka City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 23

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 32

$20,000 to $24,999 : 16

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 48

$35,000 to $39,999 : 16

$40,000 to $49,999 : 103

$50,000 to $59,999 : 42

$60,000 to $69,999 : 151

$70,000 to $79,999 : 205

$80,000 to $89,999 : 164

$90,000 to $99,999 : 98

$100,000 to $124,999 : 356

$125,000 to $149,999 : 180

$150,000 to $174,999 : 272

$175,000 to $199,999 : 78

$200,000 to $249,999 : 148

$250,000 to $299,999 : 46

$300,000 to $399,999 : 86

$400,000 to $499,999 : 18

$500,000 to $749,999 : 32

$750,000 to $999,999 : 27

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Palatka 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 : 33

Home equity loan only : 87

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 13

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,310

Housing units without a mortgage : 707


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $89,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $160,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $112,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $106,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $110,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $88,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $93,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $162,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Palatka City, Florida: 60.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Palatka City, Florida

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 44.62%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.72%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 32.86%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.29%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 21.52%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Palatka 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 144 144 $12,432,738
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 8 60 $2,622,000
  Total

152 204 $15,054,738
2000        
  Single Family 178 178 $14,806,734
  Two Family 1 2 $106,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

179 180 $14,912,734
2001        
  Single Family 176 176 $14,890,241
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 120 $5,569,000
  Total

179 296 $20,459,241
2002        
  Single Family 172 172 $14,715,653
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

172 172 $14,715,653
2003        
  Single Family 216 216 $20,019,623
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 8 120 $5,272,270
  Total

224 336 $25,291,893
2004        
  Single Family 216 216 $23,929,053
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

216 216 $23,929,053
2005        
  Single Family 283 283 $36,941,826
  Two Family 1 2 $150,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

284 285 $37,091,826
2006        
  Single Family 16 16 $2,043,404
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $2,043,404


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Palatka City, FL): $18,129
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Palatka City): $52,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Palatka City): $336
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Palatka City, Florida

Utility Gas: 36.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.2%
Electricity: 59.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 Palatka City, Florida are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Palatka City, Florida

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 205 Zeagler Drive, Suite 401, Palatka, Florida 32177
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/1/1995

Florida First Care Inc


     Address: 6050 St Johns Ave Suite 4, Palatka, Florida 32177
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/18/1997

Community Home Health Care


     Address: 301 Health Park Blvd Suite 110, Saint Augustine, Florida 32086
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/6/1977

Amedisys Of East Coast Florida


     Address: 4475 Us Highway 1 South Suite 705, Saint Augustine, Florida 32086
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/30/1978

Interim Healthcare Of St Augustine


     Address: 244 Southpark Circle East, Saint Augustine, Florida 32086
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/12/1988

Hospitals Close To Palatka City, Florida

Putnam Community Medical Center


     Address: Highway 20 W, Palatka, Florida 32178
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Flagler Hospital


     Address: 400 Health Park Blvd, Saint Augustine, Florida 32086
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Florida Hospital Flagler


     Address: 60 Memorial Medical Parkway, Palm Coast, Florida 32164
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Shands At Starke


     Address: 922 East Call Street, Starke, Florida 32091
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Orange Park Medical Center Inc


     Address: 2001 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, Florida 32073
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Palatka City, Florida

Palatka Health Care Center


     Address: 110 Kay Larkin Dr, Palatka, Florida 32177
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 165
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Crestwood Nursing Center


     Address: 501 S Palm Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Putnam Community Medical Center


     Address: Highway 20 West Drawer 778, Palatka, Florida 32177
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 10
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Lakewood Nursing Center


     Address: 100 Lake Street, Crescent City, Florida 32112
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Ponce De Leon Care Center


     Address: 1999 Old Moultrie Rd, Saint Augustine, Florida 32086
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 87%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Palatka City, Florida

Name: Crystal River
Address: 15760 West Power Line Street; Crystal River, FL 34428-6708
Distance: 75 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Palatka City, Florida

    Retired Workers: 3,000
    Disabled Workers: 1,040
    Widowers Workers: 655
    Spouses Workers: 290
    Children Workers: 635


(updated 2007)



Putnam County, Florida Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 40.07%
  • Bush & Cheney 59.12%
  • Other 0.81%



(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 Palatka City, Florida citizens.

Relocation to Putnam County, FL

7.92 % of Putnam County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,192

Florida Average 8.71 %

0.05 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $19,000

Florida Average 0.22 %

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

  • St Johns County , FL 0.81 % ($40,636 AGI )
  • Duval County , FL 0.66 % ($43,190 AGI )
  • Alachua County , FL 0.58 % ($28,892 AGI )

Relocation away from Putnam County, FL

7.08 % of Putnam 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 $28,883

Florida Average 7.73 %

0.05 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $17,923

Florida Average 0.12 %

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

  • Alachua County , FL 0.69 % ($28,262 AGI )
  • St Johns County , FL 0.67 % ($31,119 AGI )
  • Duval County , FL 0.64 % ($32,092 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 Palatka City, Florida is based on over 50 years of data.























Hurricanes And Storms In Palatka City, Florida

  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 52 Knots *


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Palatka 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 Palatka City, Florida directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Palatka City, Florida

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 2 1 0 1 1 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 0
    per 100,000 19 10 0 9 9 0 27 0 18 9 9 0 0
Rape 15 8 5 11 15 7 13 4 5 16 10 9 6
    per 100,000 146 76 48 103 136 63 117 37 46 149 93 84 57
Robbery 42 36 33 37 12 44 33 38 39 29 29 22 26
    per 100,000 408 343 314 346 109 395 296 353 358 270 271 206 249
Assault 159 158 132 148 219 141 141 114 136 112 105 99 55
    per 100,000 1,545 1,506 1,258 1,384 1,984 1,267 1,267 1,059 1,247 1,044 981 929 527
Burglary 389 271 116 261 180 157 218 145 159 189 141 143 178
    per 100,000 3,779 2,583 1,105 2,441 1,630 1,411 1,959 1,346 1,458 1,762 1,318 1,342 1,704
Larceny Theft 1,008 922 794 891 841 713 739 824 620 634 621 530 483
    per 100,000 9,793 8,788 7,565 8,332 7,618 6,408 6,640 7,652 5,687 5,911 5,803 4,973 4,624
Vehicle Theft 52 63 40 59 69 43 41 42 29 10 28 14 23
    per 100,000 505 601 381 552 625 386 368 390 266 93 262 131 220
Arson 6 8 5 1 1 0 4 3 4 6 2 3 0
    per 100,000 58 76 48 9 9 0 36 28 37 56 19 28 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
55 51 43 49 62 48 48 39 46 40 36 33 22
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
364 316 239 303 273 228 251 254 203 210 198 173 171
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
209 183 141 176 167 138 149 146 124 125 117 103 96


(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 Palatka City, Florida


  • Putnam County Jail


    1800 Highway 19, North Palatka, Palatka, FL 32178
    Capacity: 231
    Confined: 209
    Avg. Population: 229
    Year Built: 1987


(updated 2006)



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