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Population in 2012: 7,621 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.4%
 

Males: 4,010  (52.6%)
Females: 3,611  (47.4%)

Median resident age:  30.7 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 34266.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,989 (it was $25,025 in 2000)
Arcadia:

$28,989
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,377

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,835 (it was $55,200 in 2000)
Arcadia:

$75,835
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $133,775; Detached houses: $142,366; Townhouses or other attached units: $182,102; In 2-unit structures: $117,831; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $117,831; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,102; Mobile homes: $37,859; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,712

Median gross rent in 2012: $770.

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  • White alone - 3,165 (41.8%)
  • Black alone - 2,480 (32.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,779 (23.5%)
  • Asian alone - 84 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 18 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Arcadia: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.0%), Irish (6.7%), English (5.3%), German (5.2%), West Indian (1.8%), Arab (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 57 feet

Land area: 4.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,888 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Arcadia:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 18.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arcadia city:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

1,271 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America).

This city:  16.8%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 71 registered sex offenders living in Arcadia, Florida as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Arcadia to the number of sex offenders is 107 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,225 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $846 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (40.7 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (63.1 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (840.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Southeast Arcadia, FL (1.2 miles ), Nocatee, FL (2.1 miles ), Pine Level, FL (3.0 miles ), Gardner, FL (3.2 miles ), Limestone, FL (3.2 miles) , Harbour Heights, FL (4.3 miles ), Ona, FL (4.3 miles ), Zolfo Springs, FL (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 27.22 N, Longitude: 81.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,613 (+47.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,412 (51.5%)

Area code: 863

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Crime rates in Arcadia by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000100001
per 100,000 0.00.014.40.00.00.014.00.00.00.00.012.9
Rapes 243113334734
per 100,000 29.557.943.314.213.741.342.043.658.9101.138.851.6
Robberies 20187741115212321816
per 100,000 295.2260.6101.199.255.0151.3209.8305.5338.8303.2103.3206.5
Assaults 785275584156545278685244
per 100,000 1151.3753.01083.5822.1563.6770.1755.1756.41149.1981.8671.7568.0
Burglaries 91141997278601068895866885
per 100,000 1343.22041.71430.21020.61072.2825.11482.31280.01399.51241.7878.41097.2
Thefts 227259235175195175167150202147129106
per 100,000 3350.63750.43395.02480.52680.42406.52335.32181.82975.82122.41666.51368.3
Auto thefts 2533282237121516131493
per 100,000 369.0477.8404.5311.8508.6165.0209.8232.7191.5202.1116.338.7
Arson 212300401312
per 100,000 29.514.528.942.50.00.055.90.014.743.312.925.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 589.5595.6568.7394.1356.8392.6480.8465.0600.2546.4327.9370.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Arcadia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Florida average:

2.45

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Arcadia, Florida accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +91 (+1.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Arcadia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/3/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Arcadia city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/26/1958, a category F2 tornado 0.6 miles away from the city center .

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeSoto County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chesterfield Smith - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Jay Garner - Army general and Marine, Perry C. McGriff - College baseball player, Chris Clemons (safety) - Player of football, Ernie Clark (American football) - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Arcadia:

  • ARCADIA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1341 E OAK ST)
  • DESOTO MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 1006 N MILLS AVENUE)
  • DESOTO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 900 N ROBERT AVE)
  • G PIERCE WOOD MEMORIAL HOSP (Hospital, provides emergency services, 5847 SE HIGHWAY 31GWY 31)
  • DESOTO HEALTH AND REHAB, LLC (Nursing Home, 475 NURSING HOME DR)

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Airports and heliports located in Arcadia:


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Amtrak station near Arcadia:

  • 19 miles: PORT CHARLOTTE (909 KINGS HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arcadia:

  • Southwest Florida College (about 44 miles; Fort Myers, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,170)
  • Edison State College (about 46 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 5,724)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 48 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 5,673)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 52 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 8,317)
  • Southeastern University (about 57 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • Polk State College (about 57 miles; Winter Haven, FL; FT enrollment: 3,262)
  • University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus (about 61 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,227)

Private elementary/middle schools in Arcadia:

  • HERITAGE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 26; Location: 27 N POLK AVE; Grades: KG - 11)
  • ARCADIA GIRLS ACADEMY (Students: 17; Location: 1812 S E CROSS AVE; Grades: 8 - 11; Girls only)
See full list of schools located in Arcadia, School District: DESOTO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Notable locations in Arcadia: City of Arcadia William Tyson Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Mountain Plaza (B), Arcadia Shopping Plaza (C), Turner Agri-Civic Center (D), Arcadia Fire Department (E), Desoto County Fire and Rescue Station 3 (F), DeSoto County Sheriff's Office (G), Arcadia Police Department (H), Desoto County Clerk Criminal Court (I), Florida Highway Patrol Station (J), DeSoto County Emergency Management Office (K), Desoto County Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Arcadia include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Temple Baptist Church (B), Shiloh Baptist Church (C), Saint Edmunds Episcopal Church (D), Pleasant Hill Methodist Church (E), North Hillsboro Baptist Church (F), Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Hickory Street Church of Christ (H), First Baptist Church of Arcadia (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Ridge Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Lake Katherine (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Arcadia Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3115 Southeast Highway 70), Desoto Skating & Fun Center (3192 Northeast Highway 17).

Hotels: Arcadia Economy Inn (324 South Brevard Avenue), Best Western Arcadia Inn (504 South Brevard Avenue).

Court: Desoto-County - Clerk Of Circuit And County Court (115 East Oak Street).

 
DeSoto County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Arcadia and their reported violations in the past:

ARCADIA WATER DEPT, CITY OF (Population served: 8942, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
DESOTO CORRECTIONAL INST (Population served: 1000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
MCINTYRE APARTMENT INC (Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
HULL APARTMENTS (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
S.C.F.A./DUPLEXES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PINE CREEK CHAPEL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
LOADING ZONE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MYAKKA FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Arcadia that have no violations reported:

  • NEW LIFE MINISTRIES OF SW FLA. (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCCASKILL LABOR CAMP(FMR LUCKY MUSE) (Population served: 96, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHADY OAKS OF ARCADIA (FMR CRAIGS MHP) (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LL PROJECT, INC. (Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RAMIREZ LABOR CAMP (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LA COSTENA (BARAJAS CONV. STORE) (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STOP'N GO (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TURNER AGRI-CENTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • LA TAPATIA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • REEF & BEEF (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.8%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.9% for Black residents, 39.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Arcadia, FL

People in group quarters in Arcadia in 2010:

  • 259 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 167 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Arcadia in 2000:

  • 135 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 79 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other group homes
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Arcadia compared to Florida state average:

Arcadia, Florida environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Arcadia (2011 data):

  • The First State Bank of Arcadia: The First State Bank Of Arcadia, East Branch, East Arcadia Office Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $131.6 mil, Deposits: $113.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Crews Banking Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Arcadia Branch at 1328 East Oak Street, branch established on 1958/08/07. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Seacoast National Bank: Arcadia Branch at 1601 East Oak Street, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $2,135.8 mil, Deposits: $1,726.5 mil, headquarters in Stuart, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Iii Lp
  • SunTrust Bank: Arcadia Branch at 10 S Desoto Ave, branch established on 1985/12/09. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Arcadia Branch at 1409 East Oak Street, branch established on 1986/12/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Arcadia, Florida:

  • City Motel, 324 S Brevard Ave, Arcadia, FL 33821
  • Desoto Motel, 1021 Brevard Ave, Arcadia, FL 33821
  • Hi Way Motel, S US Hwy 17, Arcadia, FL 33821
  • Waters Motel, S Hwy 17, Arcadia, FL 33821
  • M & M Motel Of Arcadia, US Hwy 17, Arcadia, FL 33821
  • Arcade Hotel, 107 W Oak St, Arcadia, FL 33821
  • Oaks Motel Of Arcadia, 2559 SW Hwy 17, Arcadia, FL 34265
  • Best Western Arcadia Inn, 504 S Brevard Ave, Arcadia, FL 34266 , Phone: (863) 494-4884, Fax: (863) 494-2006
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Arcadia, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Arcadia travel time to work - commute


Arcadia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arcadia city (based on DeSoto County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.33%
Here31.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of God
Adherents47.8%16.6%8.4%4.8%4.3%
Congregations26.2%11.9%2.4%14.3%4.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents4.1%2.1%1.9%1.6%8.3%
Congregations2.4%7.1%2.4%2.4%26.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
DeSoto County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
DeSoto County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
DeSoto County:

9.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
DeSoto County:

29.6%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$13,885$23,8030$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,030$52,8720$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$67,551$40,5311$1,364
Police - Other 4$9,797$29,3917$2,675
Streets and Highways 4$7,994$23,9821$1,014
Solid Waste Management 6$10,931$21,8620$0
Sewerage 7$17,074$29,2700$0
Parks and Recreation 14$26,087$22,3600$0
Water Supply 13$29,882$27,5830$0
Other and Unallocable 6$12,778$25,5560$0
Totals for Government 86$218,009$30,4209$5,053

Arcadia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $1,647,000 ($216.11)
    Police Protection: $1,147,000 ($150.51)
    Sewerage: $1,057,000 ($138.70)
    Fire Protection: $916,000 ($120.19)
    General - Other: $808,000 ($106.02)
    Water Utilities: $558,000 ($73.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $557,000 ($73.09)
    Regular Highways: $445,000 ($58.39)
    Financial Administration: $200,000 ($26.24)
    Central Staff Services: $165,000 ($21.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($3.94)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($1.57)
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $3,128,000 ($410.44)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $2,178,000 ($285.79)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $1,975,000 ($259.15)
    Benefit Payments: $269,000 ($35.30)
    Withdrawals: $50,000 ($6.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $441,000 ($57.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $190,000 ($24.93)
    Police Protection: $96,000 ($12.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($11.68)
    Fire Protection: $51,000 ($6.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($3.41)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($1.05)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,262,000 ($428.03)

Arcadia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,135,000 ($148.93)
    All Other: $894,000 ($117.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $228,000 ($29.92)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($5.51)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $148,000 ($19.42)
    From Other Government: $146,000 ($19.16)
    Local Employee Contribution: $100,000 ($13.12)
    Interest Revenue: $-60,000 ($-7.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $85,000 ($11.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $589,000 ($77.29)
    Highways: $265,000 ($34.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $200,000 ($26.24)
    General Revenue, NEC: $111,000 ($14.57)
    Interest Earnings: $78,000 ($10.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,287,000 ($168.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $504,000 ($66.13)
    All Other: $254,000 ($33.33)
  • Tax - Property: $1,202,000 ($157.72)
    Public Utilities: $1,091,000 ($143.16)
    NEC: $71,000 ($9.32)

Arcadia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,343,000 ($963.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,195,000 ($944.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $148,000 ($19.42)

Arcadia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,043,000 ($792.94)

8.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
Florida average:

8.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Charlotte County, FL  1.53% ($47,074 average AGI)
from Sarasota County, FL  0.85% ($37,760)
from Lee County, FL  0.53% ($48,574)


8.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Florida average:

7.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Charlotte County, FL  1.54% ($39,904 average AGI)
to Sarasota County, FL  0.54% ($34,979)
to Lee County, FL  0.45% ($36,359)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arcadia:

  • WZTK (1480 AM; 1 kW; ARCADIA, FL; Owner: HEARTLAND BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAUC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WAUCHULA, FL; Owner: MARVINA ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTK (1200 AM; 10 kW; PINE ISLAND CENTER, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKII (1070 AM; 3 kW; SOLANA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLSS (930 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arcadia:

  • WZSP (105.3 FM; NOCATEE, FL; Owner: HEARTLAND BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZS (106.9 FM; ZOLFO SPRINGS, FL; Owner: HEARTLAND BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVIJ (91.7 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: PORT CHARLOTTE EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WCKT (100.1 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGCU-FM (90.1 FM; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXKB (103.9 FM; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: WXKB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIKX (92.9 FM; CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBCG (98.9 FM; MURDOCK, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWLL (105.7 FM; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Arcadia:

  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGCU (Channel 30; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • W17CK (Channel 17; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Arcadia, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 89
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 175
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Florida average:
  • Fatal accident count: 164
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 177
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 434
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

See more detailed statistics of Arcadia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total average daily traffic: 23,420
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,042
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 40,630

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Arcadia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 179 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Arcadia, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 138 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Arcadia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Arcadia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 440
  • Hazardous Condition: 77
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Arcadia


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Arcadia, FL

Most common first names in Arcadia, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7874.5 years
James6273.3 years
William5878.1 years
Mary5378.8 years
Robert5275.8 years
Richard2969.6 years
George2876.9 years
Charles2776.6 years
Dorothy2379.7 years
Donald2277.2 years
Most common last names in Arcadia, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3075.7 years
Johnson2278.5 years
Davis1777.3 years
Brown1773.9 years
Williams1575.3 years
Moore1369.2 years
Martin1180.6 years
Edwards1182.8 years
Walker1172.4 years
Reed1177.3 years
Businesses in Arcadia, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
AutoZone1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS4
Knights Inn1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Arcadia, FL


Arcadia on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers: (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
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  • John W. Edwards (2)
  • John G. Georges (1)
  • Debra L. Madden (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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