Buckhead Ridge, Florida

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Population in 2010: 1,450.
Population change since 2000: +4.3%
Males: 718  (49.6%)
Females: 732  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

60.2 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 34974.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,776 (it was $26,406 in 2000)
Buckhead Ridge:

$35,776
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,804 (it was $16,475 in 2000)

Buckhead Ridge CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,938 (it was $65,300 in 2000)
Buckhead Ridge:

$149,938
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $118,051; detached houses: $154,308; mobile homes: $64,579

Median gross rent in 2017: $643.

March 2019 cost of living index in Buckhead Ridge: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.2%
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  • Races in Buckhead Ridge, FL (2010)
    • 1,39095.9%White alone
    • 302.1%Hispanic
    • 100.7%American Indian alone
    • 100.7%Two or more races
    • 90.6%Black alone
    • 10.07%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (40.3%), English (14.5%), German (7.5%), Irish (7.3%), French (5.7%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 1.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,112 people per square mile   (low).

Buckhead Ridge, Florida map

34 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.9%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $812 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $921 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Port St. Lucie, FL (34.5 miles , pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (95.3 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (899.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Okeechobee, FL (2.9 miles ),
Taylor Creek, FL (2.9 miles ),
Northeast Glades, FL (3.0 miles ),
Cypress Quarters, FL (3.1 miles ),
North Okeechobee, FL (4.7 miles ),
Moore Haven, FL (4.9 miles ),
Canal Point, FL (5.0 miles ),
Pahokee, FL (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 27.13 N, Longitude: 80.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 863

Distribution of median household income in Buckhead Ridge, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Buckhead Ridge, FL in 2017

Buckhead Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Buckhead Ridge, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.7%)
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.5%)
  • Public administration (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (24.4%)
  • Health care (23.5%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.1%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.2%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Buckhead Ridge, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (6.0%)
  • Construction laborers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (15.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (8.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)

Average climate in Buckhead Ridge, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Buckhead Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Buckhead Ridge place center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 tornado 32.3 miles away from the place center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buckhead Ridge-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 359.8 miles away from Buckhead Ridge 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 134.8 miles away from Buckhead Ridge center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 401.5 miles away from Buckhead Ridge 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 369.2 miles away from Buckhead Ridge center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 474.1 miles away from Buckhead Ridge center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 222.6 miles away from Buckhead Ridge 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 Glades County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Buckhead Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Buckhead Ridge:

  • RENAL CARE CENTER - OKEECHOBEE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • BIG LAKE KIDNEY CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • HOSPICE OF OKEECHOBEE INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • BIG LAKE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • OKEECHOBEE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • RAULERSON SKILLED NURSING UNIT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)

Amtrak station near Buckhead Ridge:

  • 10 miles: OKEECHOBEE (801 N. PARROTT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buckhead Ridge:

  • Indian River State College (about 39 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,211)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 60 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 62 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 67 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 67 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Lynn University (about 71 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 72 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 11,165)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Buckhead Ridge: South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 127 (A), Buckhead Ridge Community Volunteer Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Buckhead Ridge: Buckhead Ridge Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Glades 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:

2.0 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.7%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.8%
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: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Buckhead Ridge:

Marital status in Buckhead Ridge, FL
  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

For population 25 years and over in Buckhead Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buckhead Ridge, FL (based on Glades County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,9839
Catholic7001
Black Protestant2932
Mainline Protestant1141
Other50-
None9,744-
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: 1
Glades County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Glades County:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

11.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.1%
Florida:

23.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Buckhead Ridge:

57.8%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Buckhead Ridge:

54.2%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Buckhead Ridge:

28.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.2%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Buckhead Ridge:

11.2%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

40.3%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Buckhead Ridge:

57.3%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Buckhead Ridge:

75.8%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buckhead Ridge, FL Residents

13.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,178 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.42%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hendry County, FL  3.06% ($32,317 average AGI)
from Okeechobee County, FL  1.56% ($40,208)
from Lee County, FL  1.47% ($33,480)


11.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.46%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hendry County, FL  3.31% ($30,545 average AGI)
to Okeechobee County, FL  1.62% ($52,370)
to Lee County, FL  1.02% ($36,794)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buckhead Ridge:

  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WOKC (1570 AM; 1 kW; OKEECHOBEE, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buckhead Ridge:

  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W218BB (91.5 FM; OKEECHOBEE, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Buckhead Ridge:

  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.1mTotal length
  • $291,000Total costs
  • 14,970Total average daily traffic
  • 2,926Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,679Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • S-127, Ben St Local Road 78 (Lat: 27.122472 Lon: -80.896722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQWD341, Licensee ID: L00018208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2015, Expiration Date: 07/22/2025, Certifier: Alexander Seifert, Registrant: South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Phone: (561) 682-6137, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Buckhead Ridge, FL
  • 98.1%Electricity
  • 1.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buckhead Ridge, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Buckhead Ridge compared to Florida state average:

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