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Population in 2012: 2,520 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 

Males: 1,129  (44.8%)
Females: 1,391  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  42.6 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32424.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,613 (it was $23,271 in 2000)
Blountstown:

$28,613
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,567

Blountstown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,699 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Blountstown:

$78,699
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $94,744; Detached houses: $99,859; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,122; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $37,811; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,682; Mobile homes: $40,421

Median gross rent in 2012: $618.

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  • White alone - 1,576 (62.4%)
  • Black alone - 783 (31.0%)
  • Hispanic - 118 (4.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blountstown: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (13.2%), German (10.0%), United States (9.0%), Irish (5.2%), Dutch (2.4%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 69 feet

Land area: 3.19 square miles.

Population density: 791 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Blountstown:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blountstown city:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

45 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Blountstown, Florida as of November 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Blountstown to the number of sex offenders is 105 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $845 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $493 (0.6%)

Blountstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (46.1 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (151.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (620.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bristol, FL (2.0 miles ), Lake Mystic, FL (2.2 miles ), West Liberty, FL (3.2 miles) , Altha, FL (3.2 miles ), Hosford, FL (3.9 miles ), Cypress, FL (4.2 miles) , Grand Ridge, FL (4.3 miles ), East Liberty, FL (4.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $55,400
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $156,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.44 N, Longitude: 85.05 W

Area code: 850

Blountstown household income distribution Blountstown home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Blountstown by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.039.239.1
Robberies 000200220010
per 100,000 0.00.00.082.00.00.081.982.30.00.039.20.0
Assaults 19551076874602
per 100,000 757.9195.6204.7409.8282.5242.5327.5288.2158.9242.40.078.2
Burglaries 8714101011894347
per 100,000 319.1273.9573.1409.8403.6444.6327.5370.5158.9121.2157.0273.8
Thefts 334233253035314025272634
per 100,000 1316.31643.21350.81024.61210.71414.71268.91646.8993.21090.91020.41329.7
Auto thefts 332264210211
per 100,000 119.7117.481.982.0242.1161.781.941.20.080.839.239.1
Arson 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 245.8138.9147.4190.3158.8155.2177.2184.786.0111.4102.1127.4

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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 Blountstown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Florida average:

2.45

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Blountstown, Florida accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -362 (-12.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Blountstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/25/1981, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Blountstown city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/28/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Tropical Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Winds: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bill Henderson (baseball) - Baseball player, Carey Loftin - Actor, Fuller Warren - (1905-1973), Governor of Florida, Marti Coley - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Blountstown:

  • PARAMOUNT HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 17400 NW 5TH ST)
  • CALHOUN-LIBERTY HOSPITAL INC (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 20370 NE BURNS AVE)
  • BLOUNTSTOWN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 16690 SW CHIPOLA RD)
  • RIVER VALLEY REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 17884 NE CROZIER ST)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blountstown:

  • Tallahassee Community College (about 42 miles; Tallahassee, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,553)
  • Florida State University (about 45 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 33,687)
  • Gulf Coast Community College (about 45 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,369)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 46 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,978)
  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 66 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 2,692)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 86 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • Albany Technical College (about 93 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
See full list of schools located in Blountstown, School District: CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Notable locations in Blountstown: W T Neal Civic Center (A), Blountstown Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Blountstown: Pear-Azalea Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Cherokee Motel (20228 W Central Avenue), Airport Motel (21901 Sr 20 East).

Courts: Florida State - Judicial- State Attorney (20859 Central Avenue East), Florida State of Judicial (20859 Central Avenue East).

 
Calhoun 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 Blountstown that have no violations reported:

  • BLOUNTSTOWN, CITY OF (Population served: 4000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MINNIE LEE'S RESTAURANT (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.5%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.9% for Black residents, 92.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blountstown, FL

People in group quarters in Blountstown in 2010:

  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Blountstown in 2000:

  • 209 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Blountstown compared to Florida state average:

Blountstown, 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Blountstown (2011 data):

  • Centennial Bank: Blountstown Branch at 20734 Central Avenue East, branch established on 2007/12/12. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $3,588.2 mil, Deposits: $2,891.9 mil, headquarters in Conway, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Blountstown Branch at 20455 Central Avenue West, branch established on 1987/08/31. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Blountstown Branch at 16763 Se South Pear St., branch established on 1907/01/01. 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
  • Regions Bank: Blountstown Branch at 209 South Pear Street, branch established on 1934/12/24. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blountstown, Florida:

  • Airport Motel, 21901 SR 20 E, Blountstown, FL 32424 , Phone: (850) 674-8168, Fax: (850) 674-4808
  • Cherokee Motel, 628 W Central Ave, Blountstown, FL 32424
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blountstown, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Blountstown travel time to work - commute


Blountstown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blountstown city (based on Calhoun County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.30%
Here33.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of God
Adherents52.4%12.0%7.9%7.4%4.7%
Congregations27.6%6.9%13.8%10.3%6.9%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsCatholic ChurchConservative Mennonite ConferenceMennonite; Other GroupsOther
Adherents4.6%3.7%3.4%1.2%2.6%
Congregations6.9%3.4%3.4%3.4%17.2%
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: 2
Calhoun County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Calhoun County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

29.4%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
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 6$19,160$38,3200$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$4,937
Police Protection - Officers 10$28,569$34,2831$877
Police - Other 2$6,283$37,6984$2,573
Firefighters 1$2,466$29,59211$3,775
Streets and Highways 15$26,840$21,4720$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,314$27,7680$0
Sewerage 1$2,989$35,8680$0
Water Supply 1$2,989$35,8680$0
Electric Power 3$10,698$42,7920$0
Gas Supply 2$4,023$24,1380$0
Totals for Government 42$106,331$30,38018$12,162

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

  • Construction - General: $201,000 ($79.76)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,462,000 ($976.98)
    Police Protection: $499,000 ($198.02)
    Sewerage: $364,000 ($144.44)
    Regular Highways: $364,000 ($144.44)
    Gas Utilities: $332,000 ($131.75)
    Financial Administration: $199,000 ($78.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $183,000 ($72.62)
    Water Utilities: $174,000 ($69.05)
    Fire Protection: $76,000 ($30.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($2.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,143,000 ($453.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $92,000 ($36.51)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $519,000 ($205.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000 ($83.33)
    All Other: $3,000 ($1.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $219,000 ($86.90)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,717,000 ($1078.17)
    Gas Utilities: $610,000 ($242.06)
    Water Utilities: $229,000 ($90.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $318,000 ($126.19)
    All Other: $41,000 ($16.27)
  • Tax - Motor Fuels Sales: $226,000 ($89.68)
    Public Utilities: $147,000 ($58.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $113,000 ($44.84)
    Property: $64,000 ($25.40)
    NEC: $4,000 ($1.59)
    Total General Sales: $3,000 ($1.19)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,997,000 ($792.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,969,000 ($781.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($11.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,622,000 ($643.65)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $146,000 ($57.94)

9.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,845 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.04%
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 Jackson County, FL  1.48% ($28,145 average AGI)
from Liberty County, FL  1.16% ($24,698)
from Bay County, FL  0.91% ($27,059)


7.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
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 Jackson County, FL  1.56% ($22,614 average AGI)
to Liberty County, FL  0.79% ($22,862)
to Bay County, FL  0.68% ($22,080)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blountstown:

  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WNLS (1270 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blountstown:

  • WPHK (102.7 FM; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WZND (105.3 FM; HEADLAND, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFSQ (91.5 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGWD (93.3 FM; GRETNA, FL; Owner: DE-COL INCORPORATED)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WBWT (100.7 FM; MIDWAY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNF (91.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Blountstown:

  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSU-TV (Channel 11; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)

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

Blountstown, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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 Blountstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total average daily traffic: 18,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,111
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 32,111

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blountstown)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Blountstown, FL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLOUNTSTOWN, 17220 Nw Angle Street (Lat: 30.447306 Lon: -85.050833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQRA334
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 4 Miles North Of (Lat: 30.540472 Lon: -84.908250), Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: KNKG626
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2009, Expiration Date: 06/15/2018, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Rfd 1, Box 287 (Lat: 30.471028 Lon: -85.045472), Call Sign: KUC981
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Adams Communications, 2843 Jefferson St, Marianna, FL 32448, Phone: (850) 294-8841, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blountstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 46DS , Serial Number: 27-2438, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne C Martin, 1000 W Central Ave, Blountstown, FL 32424
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5295W , Serial Number: 28-346, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1994
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert H Fleck, 20095 Sw Juniper Ave, Blountstown, FL 32424, Other Owners: Hentz Mcclellan, Jimmy M Sr Waldorff, Jimmy M Jr Waldorff
  • Aircraft: BELL OH-58A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 7248C , Serial Number: 72-21263
    Registrant (Government): Calhoun County Sheriffs Department, 342 E Central Ave, Blountstown, FL 32424
  • Aircraft: BELL OH-58A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 7248F , Serial Number: 72-21418
    Registrant (Government): Calhoun County Sheriffs Department, 342 E Central Ave, Blountstown, FL 32424


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 131
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Blountstown


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Most common first names in Blountstown, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8573.2 years
Mary7776.8 years
John7172.7 years
William4278.4 years
George3877.9 years
Annie3281.4 years
Charles3170.3 years
Willie2675.1 years
Robert2570.1 years
Joseph2376.0 years
Most common last names in Blountstown, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis5479.7 years
Smith4474.5 years
Williams3972.5 years
Bailey3668.6 years
Johnson2480.0 years
Brown2175.5 years
Parrish2176.7 years
Barfield2074.4 years
Mcclellan1976.5 years
Martin1975.4 years
Businesses in Blountstown, FL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1

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  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
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