Belle Glade Camp, Florida

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Population in July 2007: 1,270.
Males: 601  (47.3%)
Females: 669  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

19.9 years
Florida median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 33430.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,026 (it was $20,278 in 2000)
Belle Glade Camp:

$27,026
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $6,434 (it was $4,995 in 2000)

Belle Glade Camp CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $399,923; detached houses: $480,138; townhouses or other attached units: $245,483; in 2-unit structures: $167,010; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $230,579; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $307,843; mobile homes: $47,724; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $39,028
March 2019 cost of living index in Belle Glade Camp: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Belle Glade Camp, FL (2000)
    • 79169.3%Black alone
    • 27023.7%Hispanic
    • 605.3%Two or more races
    • 161.4%White alone
    • 40.4%American Indian alone

Races in Belle Glade Camp detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: West Indian (31.1%), United States (2.3%), Subsaharan African (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 2,649 people per square mile   (average).

Belle Glade Camp, Florida map

277 residents are foreign born (24.3% Latin America).

This place:

24.3%
Florida:

16.7%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter, FL (29.2 miles , pop. 74,157).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (60.3 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (920.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Belle Glade, FL (1.4 miles ),
South Bay, FL (1.5 miles ),
Lake Harbor, FL (2.8 miles),
Fremd Village-Padgett Island, FL (3.2 miles ),
Pahokee, FL (3.4 miles ),
Canal Point, FL (3.8 miles ),
Glades, FL (4.0 miles ),
Clewiston, FL (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 26.66 N, Longitude: 80.68 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 561

Distribution of median household income in Belle Glade Camp, FL in 2017
Belle Glade Camp satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Belle Glade Camp, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (38.7%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Food (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (46.9%)
  • Food (28.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (1.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (32.0%)
  • Educational services (23.6%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (9.0%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Food (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Belle Glade Camp, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (39.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (9.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (37.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (20.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (41.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Bus drivers (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.5%)

Average climate in Belle Glade Camp, Florida

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.2. This is better than average.

City:

53.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.18
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Belle Glade Camp-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Belle Glade Camp place center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/13/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the place center caused $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belle Glade Camp-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 369.3 miles away from Belle Glade Camp center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 113.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 432.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 399.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 316.0 miles away from Belle Glade Camp center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 251.4 miles away from Belle Glade Camp center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Palm Beach County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Belle Glade Camp:

  • RENAL CARE CENTER - BELLE GLADE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BELLE GLADE, FL)
  • GLADES HOME HEALTH CARE MEDICAL CENTER, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BELLE GLADE, FL)
  • LAKESIDE QUALITY HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PAHOKEE, FL)
  • GLADES HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PAHOKEE, FL)
  • EVERGLADES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PAHOKEE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belle Glade Camp:

  • Palm Beach State College (about 37 miles; Lake Worth, FL; Full-time enrollment: 19,938)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 40 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Lynn University (about 40 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 42 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 46 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 18,270)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 47 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 49 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 25,621)

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Palm Beach County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

4.0 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

82.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.5%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

62.1%
Whole state:

12.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

34.8%
Whole state:

5.7%

For population 15 years and over in Belle Glade Camp:

Marital status in Belle Glade Camp, FL
  • Never married: 52.6%
  • Now married: 22.6%
  • Separated: 7.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Belle Glade Camp:

  • High school or higher: 25.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.6
Florida average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Belle Glade Camp, FL (based on Palm Beach County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic210,00636
Evangelical Protestant143,738477
Other62,520124
Mainline Protestant44,22383
Black Protestant17,53347
Orthodox5,6958
None836,419-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 259
Palm Beach County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
Here:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
Palm Beach County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

17.3%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.1%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Belle Glade Camp:

38.9%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.8
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Belle Glade Camp:

27.5%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Belle Glade Camp:

39.7%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Belle Glade Camp:

47.5%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.1%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belle Glade Camp, FL Residents

6.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($141,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,757 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Broward County, FL  1.26% ($67,594 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.39% ($78,122)
from Travis County, TX  0.15% ($49,041)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($850 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Broward County, FL  0.97% ($62,460 average AGI)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.24% ($51,794)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.23% ($182,141)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belle Glade Camp:

  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WSWN (900 AM; 1 kW; BELLE GLADE, FL; Owner: BGI BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WAFC (590 AM; 5 kW; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belle Glade Camp:

  • WBGF (93.5 FM; BELLE GLADE, FL; Owner: BGI BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCB (88.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belle Glade Camp:

  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)

Belle Glade Camp fatal accident list:

Aug 2, 1990 08:30 PM, Neavel, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Oct 12, 1980 00:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belle Glade Camp, FL
  • 87.4%Electricity
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Other fuel


Belle Glade Camp compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Belle Glade Camp on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #34 (33430) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #68 (33430) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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