Belle Glade, Florida

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Population in 2013: 17,839 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.7%
Males: 8,953  (50.2%)
Females: 8,886  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 33430.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,359 (it was $22,715 in 2000)
Belle Glade:

$30,359
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,057 (it was $11,159 in 2000)

Belle Glade city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,309 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Belle Glade:

$106,309
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $290,345; Detached houses: $356,294; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,741; In 2-unit structures: $137,457; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,643; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,961; Mobile homes: $48,656; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $225,432

Median gross rent in 2013: $641.

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  • Races in Belle Glade, FL (2013)

    Belle Glade races chart
    • 10,55058.3%Black alone
    • 5,87732.5%Hispanic
    • 1,96410.9%White alone
    • 640.4%Two or more races
    • 290.2%Other race alone
    • 130.07%Asian alone
    • 100.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Belle Glade: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: West Indian (18.0%), Subsaharan African (5.3%), United States (4.8%), English (2.6%), Arab (1.6%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 4.65 square miles.

Population density: 3,837 people per square mile   (average).

Belle Glade,FL real estate house value index trend

Belle Glade, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Belle Glade:

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belle Glade city:

  • Never married: 43.4%
  • Now married: 35.8%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

5,480 residents are foreign born (29.7% Latin America).

This city:

30.3%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Belle Glade, Florida as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Belle Glade to the number of sex offenders is 575 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,507 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,179 (1.3%)

Belle Glade satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter, FL (28.1 miles , pop. 74,157).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (61.7 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (920.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Belle Glade Camp, FL (1.4 miles ), South Bay, FL (1.8 miles ), Lake Harbor, FL (2.9 miles) , Fremd Village-Padgett Island, FL (2.9 miles ), Pahokee, FL (3.1 miles ), Canal Point, FL (3.5 miles ), Glades, FL (3.8 miles ), Clewiston, FL (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $60,300
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.69 N, Longitude: 80.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +88 (+0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,304 (48.2%)

Area code: 561

Belle Glade household income distribution Belle Glade home values distribution

Property values in Belle Glade, FL


Crime rates in Belle Glade by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 2012213834945
per 100,000 13.10.06.512.912.86.419.748.518.023.550.822.327.9
Rapes 121491091810121011101119
per 100,000 78.589.858.164.357.5114.865.772.860.164.756.561.4106.0
Robberies 65961497177581218411671673552
per 100,000 425.1615.9962.3456.8491.6369.8794.4509.3697.0417.8378.4195.4290.1
Assaults 255397302306285127337311286267244316272
per 100,000 1,667.52,546.81,950.51,968.61,819.5809.82,212.61,885.51,718.51,571.31,378.11,764.61,517.4
Burglaries 304531455271357219442416420400295272285
per 100,000 1,988.03,406.52,938.71,743.42,279.11,396.42,902.02,522.12,523.72,354.01,666.21,518.91,590.0
Thefts 558829982936935498876850974769470387498
per 100,000 3,649.05,318.26,342.46,021.65,969.13,175.45,751.45,153.45,852.74,525.72,654.62,161.02,778.2
Auto thefts 819411179827784968260443742
per 100,000 529.7603.0716.9508.2523.5491.0551.5582.0492.7353.1248.5206.6234.3
Arson 147115101101077854
per 100,000 91.644.971.032.263.86.465.760.642.141.245.227.922.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 904.31304.11293.41042.41054.3661.11288.31148.41120.4940.4802.5736.5795.9

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

Crime rate in Belle Glade detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 42 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Florida average:

2.43
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Belle Glade: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Belle Glade, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Belle Glade-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Belle Glade city 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 16.6 miles away from the city center caused $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belle Glade-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 370.1 miles away from the city 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 112.7 miles away from Belle Glade center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 431.0 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 398.0 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 316.9 miles away from Belle Glade center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 249.5 miles away from the city 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 (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belle Glade topographic map

Birthplace of: Carl Williams (boxer) - Boxer, Claude Harriott - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Apr 8, 1981), James Jackson - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Aug 4, 1976), Johnny Rutledge - College football player, Louis Oliver - College football player, James Jackson (American football) - Football player, Joe Strawder - Basketball player, Randy Phillips (American football) - Player of football, Santonio Thomas - Player of football, Tim Sims (gridiron football) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Belle Glade:

  • LAKESIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 39200 HOOKER HWY)
  • RENAL CARE CENTER - BELLE GLADE (933 SE 1ST ST)
  • GLADES HOME HEALTH CARE MEDICAL CENTER, LLC (173 W AVENUE A)

Airports and heliports located in Belle Glade:

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

  • Palm Beach State College (about 37 miles; Lake Worth, FL; Full-time enrollment: 19,938)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 39 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 47 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 18,270)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 48 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 50 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 25,621)

Private high school in Belle Glade:

  • GLADES DAY SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 400 GATOR BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
See full list of schools located in Belle Glade, School District: PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Notable locations in Belle Glade: Everglades Experiment Station (A), Glades Plaza (B), Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Station 73 (C), Belle Glade Police Department (D), Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (E), Belle Glade Police Chief (F), Palm Beach County Library System Belle Glade Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Royals Shopping Center (1), Carter Shopping Center (2), Belle Glade Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Belle Glade: McDonald Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (State Road 80) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Florida State - Judicial- Public Defender (2976 State Road 15) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.3. This is about average.

City:

75.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.3%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.0% for Black residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 21.5% for other race residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.4%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Belle Glade in 2010:

  • 47 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in college/university student housing
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Belle Glade in 2000:

  • 72 people in other group homes
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Belle Glade, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Belle Glade compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Belle Glade (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Belle Glade Branch at 915 South Main Street, branch established on 1981/03/16. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Belle Glade Branch at 800 South Main Street, branch established on 1978/12/18. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Belle Glade Branch at 41 Southwest Avenue B, branch established on 1941/11/18. 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
  • Bank of Belle Glade: Bank Of Belle Glade at 108 Southeast Avenue D, branch established on 1963/11/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $82.7 mil, Deposits: $75.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Belle Glade Bank Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Belle Glade, Florida:

  • Sunland Motel, Hwy 80, Belle Glade, FL 33430
  • Royal Inn Of Belle Glade, 890 S Main, Belle Glade, FL 33430 , Phone: (561) 996-3827, Fax: (561) 993-3177
  • Budget Inn, 1075 S Main St, Belle Glade, FL 33430 , Phone: (561) 992-8600, Fax: (561) 992-9287
  • Rutledge Motel, 120 S Main St, Belle Glade, FL 33430
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Belle Glade, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.7
Florida average:

12.2

Belle Glade travel time to work - commute Belle Glade mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Belle Glade city (based on Palm Beach County data)

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.
Florida:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
Palm Beach County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

19.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$40,742$48,8900$0
Other Government Administration 23$92,450$48,2350$0
Streets and Highways 15$34,352$27,4820$0
Solid Waste Management 17$37,131$26,2100$0
Sewerage 3$6,863$27,4520$0
Parks and Recreation 4$6,939$20,8170$0
Other and Unallocable 13$36,947$34,1055$1,831
Totals for Government 85$255,424$36,0605$1,831

Belle Glade government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $6,374,000 ($357.31)
    Water Utilities: $4,535,000 ($254.22)
    Police Protection: $3,560,000 ($199.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,075,000 ($116.32)
    General - Other: $1,628,000 ($91.26)
    Fire Protection: $1,008,000 ($56.51)
    Financial Administration: $815,000 ($45.69)
    Regular Highways: $771,000 ($43.22)
    Central Staff Services: $446,000 ($25.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000 ($12.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $218,000 ($12.22)
    Air Transportation: $16,000 ($0.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,596,000 ($313.69)

Belle Glade government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,883,000 ($161.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,088,000 ($60.99)
    All Other: $205,000 ($11.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,385,000 ($77.64)
    Interest Earnings: $711,000 ($39.86)
    Rents: $43,000 ($2.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,815,000 ($438.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,909,000 ($107.01)
    Highways: $12,000 ($0.67)
  • Tax - Property: $1,967,000 ($110.26)
    Public Utilities: $1,817,000 ($101.86)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $509,000 ($28.53)
    NEC: $219,000 ($12.28)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,399,000 ($919.28)

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($455 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Broward County, FL  1.23% ($42,977 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.47% ($33,950)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.17% ($38,500)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($555 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Broward County, FL  1.20% ($36,392 average AGI)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.58% ($30,356)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.20% ($35,082)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belle Glade:

  • 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:

  • WBGF (93.5 FM; BELLE GLADE, FL; Owner: BGI BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCB (88.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belle Glade:

  • 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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Belle Glade fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 35m115ftTotal length
  • $438,633,000Total costs
  • 43,909Total average daily traffic
  • 3,614Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,385Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belle Glade)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Belle Glade, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belle Glade)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Belle Glade)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$07$114,2941$4,2401$120,0002$73,0800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$88,8102$110,3350$00$02$110,4050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$180,1704$84,4738$97,1203$30,6770$01$97,9402$74,585
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$127,7171$6,0000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$197,0000$03$85,5330$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0081.01 , 0082.01, 0082.02, 0082.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$151,6000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$104,9572$112,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$245,0001$245,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0081.01 , 0082.01, 0082.02, 0082.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Belle Glade, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
FedEx4Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Nike3U-Haul1

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