Buckhead Ridge, Florida

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Population in 2010: 1,450. Population change since 2000: +4.3%
Males: 718  (49.5%)
Females: 732  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  60.3 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years

Zip codes: 34974.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,496 (it was $26,406 in 2000)
Buckhead Ridge:

$29,496
FL:

$50,860

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,787 (it was $16,475 in 2000)

Buckhead Ridge CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $98,969 (it was $65,300 in 2000)
Buckhead Ridge:

$98,969
FL:

$197,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $113,029; Detached houses: $147,313; Mobile homes: $73,313

Median gross rent in 2016: $619.

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  • Races in Buckhead Ridge, FL (2010)

    Buckhead Ridge races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Buckhead Ridge: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (37.5%), English (13.2%), German (7.1%), Irish (6.8%), French (5.1%), Dutch (2.3%).

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,FL real estate house value index trend

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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

For population 15 years and over in Buckhead Ridge CDP:

  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

33 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Florida:

19.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $774 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $893 (1.0%)

Buckhead Ridge satellite photo by USGS

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

Buckhead Ridge household income distribution Buckhead Ridge home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.3%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)

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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 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 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 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 369.2 miles away from the city 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 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 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).
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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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.2%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
Florida average:

12.3

Buckhead Ridge travel time to work - commute Buckhead Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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.
Florida:

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
Here:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Glades 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

9.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.82%
Florida average:

7.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hendry County, FL  2.10% ($32,723 average AGI)
from Okeechobee County, FL  0.97% ($46,600)
from Broward County, FL  0.61% ($88,368)


10.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.16%
Florida average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hendry County, FL  1.99% ($33,129 average AGI)
to Lee County, FL  1.03% ($21,594)
to Okeechobee County, FL  0.90% ($65,036)

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
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 8,770Total average daily traffic
  • 1,338Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,836Total future (year 2033) 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/2015, Expiration Date: 07/22/2025, Certifier: Alexander SeifertRegistrant: South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Phone: (561) 682-6137, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (98%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Buckhead Ridge compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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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