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Demographics Analysis

The people of Glades County, 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
(Glades County, Florida)

Male:

Under 5 years : 156

5 to 9 years : 289

10 to 14 years : 379

15 to 17 years : 220

18 and 19 years : 265

20 years : 21

21 years : 90

22 to 24 years : 268

25 to 29 years : 414

30 to 34 years : 536

35 to 39 years : 235

40 to 44 years : 601

45 to 49 years : 403

50 to 54 years : 341

55 to 59 years : 296

60 and 61 years : 212

62 to 64 years : 197

65 and 66 years : 148

67 to 69 years : 221

70 to 74 years : 231

75 to 79 years : 294

80 to 84 years : 164

85 years and over : 61

Female:

Under 5 years : 281

5 to 9 years : 352

10 to 14 years : 276

15 to 17 years : 151

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 58

21 years : 121

22 to 24 years : 52

25 to 29 years : 323

30 to 34 years : 201

35 to 39 years : 494

40 to 44 years : 230

45 to 49 years : 312

50 to 54 years : 339

55 to 59 years : 343

60 and 61 years : 142

62 to 64 years : 191

65 and 66 years : 202

67 to 69 years : 160

70 to 74 years : 282

75 to 79 years : 312

80 to 84 years : 173

85 years and over : 33


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Glades County, Florida)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,397

Multiple ancestry : 1,648

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 23

Ancestry not reported : 1,002


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Glades County, Florida)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,399

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 108

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 47

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 451

Not a U.S. citizen : 1,065


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Glades County, Florida)

Total:

Under 5 years : 437

5 to 17 years : 1,667

18 to 24 years : 875

25 to 34 years : 1,474

35 to 44 years : 1,560

45 to 54 years : 1,395

55 to 59 years : 639

60 and 61 years : 354

62 to 64 years : 388

65 to 74 years : 1,244

75 years and over : 1,037

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 379

5 to 17 years : 1,254

18 to 24 years : 456

25 to 34 years : 684

35 to 44 years : 729

45 to 54 years : 593

55 to 59 years : 332

60 and 61 years : 148

62 to 64 years : 103

65 to 74 years : 241

75 years and over : 237

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 51

5 to 17 years : 220

18 to 24 years : 228

25 to 34 years : 274

35 to 44 years : 617

45 to 54 years : 590

55 to 59 years : 247

60 and 61 years : 193

62 to 64 years : 207

65 to 74 years : 883

75 years and over : 733

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 17 years : 31

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 37

45 to 54 years : 40

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 162

18 to 24 years : 175

25 to 34 years : 507

35 to 44 years : 177

45 to 54 years : 172

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 63

65 to 74 years : 120

75 years and over : 67


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Glades County, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,570

Female : 2,586

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,352

Female : 1,891

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 89

Female : 66

Foreign born:

Male : 1,031

Female : 485


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Glades County, Florida)

Born in state of residence : 4,095

Born in other state in the United States : 3,964

Native: born outside the United States : 77

Foreign born : 1,231


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Glades County, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,454

Now married, except separated : 1,446

Divorced : 621

Separated : 75

Widowed : 232

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 685

Now married, except separated : 2,406

Divorced : 478

Separated : 88

Widowed : 354

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 40

Now married, except separated : 66

Divorced : 17

Separated : 10

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 528

Now married, except separated : 706

Divorced : 78

Separated : 21

Widowed : 32


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 8,639

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 620

Speak English less than "very well" : 1,062

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 26

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 44

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

German:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 32

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 91

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Glades County, Florida

  • Other Groups: 2,913   (31.9%)
  • United States Or American: 1,437   (15.7%)
  • German: 1,265   (13.9%)
  • English: 1,089   (11.9%)
  • Irish: 832   (9.1%)
  • Italian: 196   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 191   (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 158   (1.7%)
  • Dutch: 142   (1.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 131   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 109   (1.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 96   (1.1%)
  • Polish: 90   (1.0%)
  • Norwegian: 77   (0.8%)
  • Slovak: 48   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 40   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 39   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 34   (0.4%)
  • British: 31   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 25   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 24   (0.3%)
  • Iranian: 24   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 24   (0.3%)
  • European: 23   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 21   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 13   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 12   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 10   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 9   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 7   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Finnish: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Glades County, Florida is 11,070



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Glades County, Florida: 6,042
Female Population in Glades County, Florida: 5,028


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Glades County, Florida: 41.7
Median Female Resident Age in Glades County, Florida: 44.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Florida is 41


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Glades County, Florida


White


Both sexes

49.9

Male

48.4

Female

51.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

36.9

Male

36.9

Female

36.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

21.8

Male

18.6

Female

27.7

Asian


Both sexes

44.5

Male

34.8

Female

47.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

28.0

Male

0.0

Female

28.0

Other


Both sexes

26.7

Male

27.6

Female

24.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.7

Male

16.6

Female

16.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.5

Male

27.3

Female

24.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

53.4

Male

52.1

Female

55.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Glades County, Florida


  • White: 9,367
  • African American: 985
  • American Indian: 400
  • Asian: 57
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 261
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Glades County, Florida

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 42   (1.03%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 48   (1.18%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 135   (3.32%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 237   (5.83%)
  • 9th Grade: 166   (4.08%)
  • 10th Grade: 240   (5.9%)
  • 11th Grade: 246   (6.05%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 217   (5.34%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,414   (34.78%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 337   (8.29%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 411   (10.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 135   (3.32%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 240   (5.9%)
  • Master's Degree: 78   (1.92%)
  • Professional School Degree: 62   (1.52%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 58   (1.43%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 57   (1.71%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 34   (1.02%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 52   (1.56%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 110   (3.3%)
  • 9th Grade: 127   (3.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 163   (4.88%)
  • 11th Grade: 171   (5.12%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 188   (5.63%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,313   (39.35%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 310   (9.29%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 322   (9.65%)
  • Associate Degree: 200   (5.99%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 172   (5.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 86   (2.58%)
  • Professional School Degree: 32   (0.96%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Glades County, Florida

  • Glades County School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 459, Moore Haven, FL 33471, Phone: (863) 946-2083, Students: 1,272 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Glades County, Florida

  • Moore Haven Junior/senior High School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P. O. Box 99, Moore Haven, FL 33471, Phone: (863) 946-0811, Students: 454 )

  • Moore Haven Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: P.o. Box 160, Moore Haven, FL 33471, Phone: (863) 946-0737, Students: 442 )

  • Rcma-glades Early Childhood


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: P.o. Box 160, Moore Haven, FL 33471, Phone: (863) 946-0116, Students: 13 )

  • Glades Migrant Center


    ( Location: P. O. Box 459, Moore Haven, FL 33471, Phone: (863) 946-2083, )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Glades County, Florida

  • Glades County Library


    201 Riverside Drive, Moore Haven, FL 33471

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Glades County, Florida


  • Glades County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 806, Moore Haven, FL 33471

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Glades County, 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 Glades County, Florida.

Area Features of Glades County, Florida


Airport


(1) Graham Landing Strip - Moore Haven Airport Historical   (2) Hilliard S Private Airport Historical   (3) Lykes Palmdale Airport  

Bend


(1) Sheridan Bend  

Bridge


(1) Fisheating Creek Bridge   (2) Moore Haven Bridge   (3) Negro Jim Hammock Bridge  

Building


(1) Glades County Emergency Management   (2) Glades County Emergency Medical Services Station 1   (3) Glades County Jail   (4) Glades County Public Library   (5) Glades County Sheriff S Office   (6) Indian Hills Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Moore Haven Correctional Facility   (8) Moore Haven Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Ortona Volunteer Fire Department   (10) Palmdale Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Caloosahatchee Canal   (2) Old Moore Haven Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Ortona Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Okeechobee Waterway  

Church


(1) Church Of God Of Moore Haven   (2) First Baptist Church   (3) Marco Christian Fellowship Church   (4) New Hope Baptist Church   (5) Ortona Church   (6) Saint Josephs Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Moore Haven   (2) Glades County   (3) Southwest Glades Division  

Dam


(1) Ortona Lock  

Gut


(1) Gator Slough   (2) Nicodemus Slough  

Island


(1) Beautiful Hammock   (2) Boar Hammock   (3) Coffee Mill Hammock   (4) Long Hammock   (5) Saddle Hammock   (6) Woodyard Hammock  

Lake


(1) Donald Peeples Pond   (2) Lake Hicpochee   (3) Lykes Brothers Pond   (4) Picnic Lake   (5) Rock Lake   (6) W H Peeples Pond One   (7) W H Peeples Pond Three   (8) W H Peeples Pond Two  

Locale


(1) Citrus Center   (2) Gramlin Number Two  

Mine


(1) Caloosahatchee Rock Mine  

Park


(1) Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area   (2) Fisheating Creek Wildlife Refuge   (3) Tom Lykes Park  

Populated Place


(1) Benbow   (2) Fort Centre   (3) Hall City   (4) Harrisburg   (5) Holbrook Trailer Park   (6) Moore Haven   (7) Moore Haven Trailer Park   (8) Ortona   (9) Palmdale   (10) Robert S Trailer Park   (11) Washington Park   (12) Whidden Corner  

Post Office


(1) Moore Haven Post Office  

School


(1) Booker T Washington School   (2) Moore Haven Adult Education Center   (3) Moore Haven Elementary School   (4) Moore Haven Junior-senior High School  

Stream


(1) Chaparral Slough   (2) Gopher Gully   (3) Long Hammock Creek   (4) Rainey Slough   (5) Turkey Branch   (6) York Branch  

Swamp


(1) Cowbone Marsh   (2) Linden Pens Marsh  

Tower


(1) Palmdale Lookout Tower   (2) Wkzy-fm La Belle  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Glades County, Florida

33471 (pop. 5,700) 33944 (pop. 329)


Counties Nearby Glades County, Florida

Glades County, FL  (pop. 11,070) 0.0 Miles
Hendry County, FL  (pop. 37,895) 13.6 Miles
Okeechobee County, FL  (pop. 39,425) 35.1 Miles
Highlands County, FL  (pop. 97,903) 41.1 Miles
Lee County, FL  (pop. 645,681) 46.4 Miles
Desoto County, FL  (pop. 34,583) 48.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Glades County, Florida

863



Elevation in Glades County, Florida is 39.0 ft. (12.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Glades County, Florida

Lat: 26.891982 N        Long: -81.168365 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 226   (6.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 226   (6.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 223   (6.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 421   (12.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 509   (14.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 486   (14.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 626   (18.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 245   (7.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 74   (2.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 131   (3.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 30   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 47   (1.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 133   (3.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 102   (2.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Glades County, Florida)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,991

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 263

In 3-person carpool : 30

In 4-person carpool : 75

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 24

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 315

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 121

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 3

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 78

Other means : 15

Worked at home : 49


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Glades County, Florida)

Less than 5 minutes : 422

5 to 9 minutes : 721

10 to 14 minutes : 408

15 to 19 minutes : 452

20 to 24 minutes : 487

25 to 29 minutes : 218

30 to 34 minutes : 204

35 to 39 minutes : 29

40 to 44 minutes : 15

45 to 59 minutes : 563

60 to 89 minutes : 262

90 or more minutes : 134


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Glades County, Florida)

With Social Security income : 1,633

No Social Security income : 2,072


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Glades County, Florida)

With retirement income : 959

No retirement income : 2,746


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Glades County, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 122

$10,000 to $14,999 : 128

$15,000 to $19,999 : 199

$20,000 to $24,999 : 121

$25,000 to $29,999 : 116

$30,000 to $34,999 : 118

$35,000 to $39,999 : 194

$40,000 to $44,999 : 377

$45,000 to $49,999 : 74

$50,000 to $59,999 : 187

$60,000 to $74,999 : 327

$75,000 to $99,999 : 234

$100,000 to $124,999 : 200

$125,000 to $149,999 : 90

$150,000 to $199,999 : 35

$200,000 or more : 22


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Glades County, Florida)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $43,953


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Glades County, Florida

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 416  (20.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 276  (13.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 170  (8.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 200  (9.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 540  (26.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 439  (27.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 372  (23.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 673  (42.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 39  (2.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 16  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Glades County, Florida

Employed: 4,369
Unemployed: 180



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Glades County, Florida

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Glades County, Florida

Ground Water

 
Fresh 20.99 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 20.99 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 53.64 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 53.64 Mgal/d





There are 104 Farms In Glades County, Florida


(updated 2008)



Banks In Glades County, Florida

Seacoast National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 35

First Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $269.3k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 349

Harbor Community Bank - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Glades County, Florida

  • Airglades


    (about 13.0 miles in Lake Harbor, Florida; Airport Code: FL6)

  • Okeechobee County


    (about 32.5 miles in Okeechobee, Florida; Airport Code: OBE)

  • Immokalee Regional


    (about 34.8 miles in Ave Maria, Florida; Airport Code: IMM)

  • Sebring Regional


    (about 40.2 miles in Sebring, Florida; Airport Code: SEF)

  • Southwest Florida International


    (about 43.8 miles in Fort Myers, Florida; Airport Code: RSW)

  • Page Field


    (about 47.7 miles in Fort Myers, Florida; Airport Code: FMY)

  • Punta Gorda Airport


    (about 50.7 miles in Punta Gorda, Florida; Airport Code: PGD)

  • Charlotte County


    (about 50.7 miles in Punta Gorda, Florida; Airport Code: PGD)

  • William P Gwinn


    (about 51.8 miles in Jupiter, Florida; Airport Code: XWN)

  • Avon Park Executive


    (about 53.2 miles in Avon Park, Florida; Airport Code: AVO)

  • Avon Park Municipal


    (about 53.2 miles in Avon Park, Florida; Airport Code: AVO)

  • Witham Field


    (about 61.6 miles in Sewalls Point, Florida; Airport Code: SUA)

  • Naples Municipal


    (about 63.4 miles in Naples, Florida; Airport Code: APF)

  • St. Lucie County International


    (about 64.3 miles in Fort Pierce, Florida; Airport Code: FPR)

  • Palm Beach International


    (about 67.8 miles in Cloud Lake, Florida; Airport Code: PBI)

  • Marco Island Airport


    (about 69.4 miles in Marco Island, Florida; Airport Code: MRK)

  • Vero Beach Municipal


    (about 70.0 miles in Vero Beach, Florida; Airport Code: VRB)

  • Dade-Collier


    (about 73.1 miles in Jerome, Florida; Airport Code: TNT)

  • Dade-Collier Training and Transition


    (about 73.1 miles in Jerome, Florida; Airport Code: TNT)

  • Boca Raton Public


    (about 74.7 miles in Boca Raton, Florida; Airport Code: BCT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Glades County, Florida

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

67.93%

Carpooled

22.58%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

2.62%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.70%

Bicycle

0.22%

Walked

1.28%

Other Means

1.76%

Worked At Home

2.90%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,050

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 58

Female householder, no husband present : 436

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,035

Householder not living alone : 126


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Glades County, Florida)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 9

Male householder and female partner : 13

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 56

All other households : 3,627


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Glades County, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,722

Renter-occupied housing units : 328

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 58

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 302

Renter-occupied housing units : 134

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 918

Renter-occupied housing units : 243


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Glades County, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 322

$10,000 to $14,999 : 265

$15,000 to $19,999 : 409

$20,000 to $24,999 : 235

$25,000 to $29,999 : 223

$30,000 to $34,999 : 218

$35,000 to $39,999 : 216

$40,000 to $44,999 : 436

$45,000 to $49,999 : 77

$50,000 to $59,999 : 223

$60,000 to $74,999 : 420

$75,000 to $99,999 : 246

$100,000 to $124,999 : 256

$125,000 to $149,999 : 94

$150,000 to $199,999 : 40

$200,000 or more : 25


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Glades County, Florida)

Total : 6,124


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Glades County, Florida)

Occupied : 3,705

Vacant : 2,419


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Glades County, Florida)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Glades County, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : 205

Built 2000 to 2004 : 341

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,193

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,321

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,512

Built 1960 to 1969 : 698

Built 1950 to 1959 : 646

Built 1940 to 1949 : 64

Built 1939 or earlier : 144


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Glades County, Florida)

Utility gas : 4

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 94

Electricity : 3,545

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 14

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 48


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Glades County, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 72

$10,000 to $14,999 : 15

$15,000 to $19,999 : 45

$20,000 to $24,999 : 72

$25,000 to $29,999 : 42

$30,000 to $34,999 : 25

$35,000 to $39,999 : 42

$40,000 to $49,999 : 74

$50,000 to $59,999 : 355

$60,000 to $69,999 : 258

$70,000 to $79,999 : 121

$80,000 to $89,999 : 235

$90,000 to $99,999 : 100

$100,000 to $124,999 : 344

$125,000 to $149,999 : 60

$150,000 to $174,999 : 223

$175,000 to $199,999 : 154

$200,000 to $249,999 : 97

$250,000 to $299,999 : 285

$300,000 to $399,999 : 193

$400,000 to $499,999 : 19

$500,000 to $749,999 : 99

$750,000 to $999,999 : 13

$1,000,000 or more : 57


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Glades County, 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 : 21

Home equity loan only : 32

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 938

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,009


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Glades County, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : $140,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $105,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $177,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $89,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $83,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $89,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $58,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $124,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $70,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Glades County, Florida: 67.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Glades County, 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 31 31 $2,581,539
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

31 31 $2,581,539
2000        
  Single Family 25 25 $2,384,534
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $2,384,534
2001        
  Single Family 34 34 $3,248,822
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 34 $3,248,822
2002        
  Single Family 24 24 $2,433,144
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 24 $2,433,144
2003        
  Single Family 38 38 $3,184,335
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

38 38 $3,184,335
2004        
  Single Family 48 48 $5,121,544
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

48 48 $5,121,544
2005        
  Single Family 83 83 $9,872,872
  Two Family 1 2 $85,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

84 85 $9,957,872
2006        
  Single Family 73 73 $10,991,620
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

73 73 $10,991,620


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Glades County, FL): $30,774
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Glades County): $60,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Glades County, Florida

Utility Gas: 1.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 6.9%
Electricity: 86.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 3.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Glades County, Florida

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 99.87%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 0.13%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Glades County): $474
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Glades County): $579


(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 Glades County, Florida are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Glades County, Florida

Family Home Care


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

Big Lake Home Health Services, Inc


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

Ace Homecare Llc


     Address: 4325 Sun North Lake Blvd, Ste 105, Sebring, Florida 33872
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/28/2005

Sebring Nursing Services Inc


     Address: 3210 Physicians Way, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/16/2006

Nurse-on-call-best Choice


     Address: 2778 Us 27 South, Unit 18, Avon Park, Florida 33825
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/9/1996

Hospitals Close To Glades County, Florida

Hendry Regional Medical Center


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

Raulerson Hospital


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

Highlands Regional Medical Center


     Address: 3600 S Highlands Ave, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center


     Address: 4200 Sun N' Lake Blvd, Sebring, Florida 33871
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Lee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2776 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, Florida 33901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Glades County, Florida

Palm Terrace Of Clewiston


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

Oakbrook Of Labelle


     Address: 250 Broward Ave, La Belle, Florida 33935
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 88
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Okeechobee Health Care Facilit


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

Palms Of Sebring


     Address: 725 S Pine St, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Kenilworth Care & Rehab Center


     Address: 3011 Kenilworth Blvd, Sebring, Florida 33870
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 84%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Glades County, Florida

Name: St Lucie
Address: PO Box 128; Ft. Pierce, FL 34954-0128
Distance: 64 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Glades County, Florida

    Retired Workers: 835
    Disabled Workers: 150
    Widowers Workers: 90
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 80


(updated 2007)



Glades County, Florida Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 41.02%
  • Bush & Cheney 58.33%
  • Other 0.64%



(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 Glades County, Florida citizens.

Relocation to Glades County, FL

10.79 % of Glades County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $41,870

Florida Average 8.71 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Hendry County , FL 1.69 % ($37,519 AGI )
  • Lee County , FL 1.30 % ($39,475 AGI )
  • Okeechobee County , FL 0.78 % ($43,000 AGI )
  • Broward County , FL 0.71 % ($42,773 AGI )
  • Palm Beach County , FL 0.65 % ($50,150 AGI )
  • Miami Dade County , FL 0.49 % ($18,867 AGI )

Relocation away from Glades County, FL

10.44 % of Glades 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 $38,491

Florida Average 7.73 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Hendry County , FL 1.34 % ($35,415 AGI )
  • Lee County , FL 0.95 % ($44,379 AGI )
  • Okeechobee County , FL 0.82 % ($51,600 AGI )
  • Broward County , FL 0.72 % ($48,955 AGI )
  • Highlands County , FL 0.55 % ($58,765 AGI )
  • Palm Beach County , FL 0.49 % ($18,600 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 Glades County, Florida is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Glades County, Florida


On 09/19/1994, a tornado touched down 4.43 miles from the center of Glades County, Florida. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 02/02/1998, a tornado touched down 5.89 miles from the center of Glades County, Florida. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 03/19/1975, a tornado touched down 5.89 miles from the center of Glades County, Florida. The tornado was rated a category 1 (no rain or hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 05/31/2002, a tornado touched down 6.04 miles from the center of Glades County, Florida. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/03/1997, a tornado touched down 6.55 miles from the center of Glades County, Florida. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 2 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Glades County, Florida

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
09/29/2003, 10:00 am 0 0 $20K --
         
Lightning        
07/25/2002, 02:00 pm 0 0 $20K --
02/13/1995, 09:38 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
03/13/1993, 04:30 am 0 0 $50K --
         
Wild Fires        
06/04/2000, 07:06 pm 0 0 $25K --
06/03/2000, 06:20 pm 0 0 $8K --
04/15/1999, 03:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
         



Tornados In Glades County, Florida

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1990-06-03 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --



Hurricanes And Storms In Glades County, Florida

  • Tropical Storm: DENNIS - August 1981 - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 40 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: BRENDA - Wind Speed: 25 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 30 Knots



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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 Glades County, Florida directly or research local government web sites.

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 Glades County, Florida


  • Glades County Jail


    599 Avenue J, Moore Haven, FL 33471
    Capacity: 34
    Confined: 50
    Avg. Population: 46
    Year Built: 1986


(updated 2006)



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