Butler Beach, Florida

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Population in 2010: 4,951. Population change since 2000: +11.6%
Males: 2,489  (50.3%)
Females: 2,462  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  57.9 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32080.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,317 (it was $46,319 in 2000)
Butler Beach:

$51,317
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,205 (it was $31,193 in 2000)

Butler Beach CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $270,399 (it was $166,300 in 2000)
Butler Beach:

$270,399
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $447,134; Detached houses: $534,363; Townhouses or other attached units: $337,200; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,857; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $217,635; Mobile homes: $150,492

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,046.

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  • White alone - 4,727 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 109 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 38 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 34 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 28 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Butler Beach: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.2%), German (15.4%), English (11.4%), United States (9.1%), Italian (7.7%), Polish (7.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 2.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,990 people per square mile   (low).

Butler Beach,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Butler Beach:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butler Beach CDP:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

392 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.7% North America).

This place:  6.5%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,977 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,665 (0.9%)

Butler Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (43.0 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (785.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Matanzas, FL (1.5 miles ), Crescent Beach, FL (1.6 miles ), St. Augustine Shores, FL (1.7 miles ), St. Augustine Beach, FL (1.7 miles ), St. Augustine South, FL (2.1 miles ), St. Augustine, FL (2.7 miles ), Villano Beach, FL (3.1 miles ), Marineland, FL (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 29.80 N, Longitude: 81.26 W

Butler Beach household income distribution Butler Beach home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Butler Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Butler Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Butler Beach place center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/7/1971, a category F3 tornado 9.2 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Butler Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 96% 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 409.4 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 224.3 miles away from Butler Beach 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 196.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 290.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 234.7 miles away from Butler Beach 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 369.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Butler Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Butler Beach:

  • MOULTRIE CREEK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • FLAGLER HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • ST AUGUSTINE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • SAINT AUGUSTINE ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • PONCE THERAPY CARE CENTER, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • BUCKINGHAM SMITH MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butler Beach:

  • Flagler College-St Augustine (about 8 miles; Saint Augustine, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,644)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 28 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Wyotech-Daytona (about 33 miles; Ormond Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,295)
  • University of North Florida (about 36 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • Bethune-Cookman University (about 44 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 3,733)
  • Jacksonville University (about 44 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • Daytona State College (about 44 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 11,389)

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Notable location: Saint Johns County Fire Rescue Station 6 Crescent Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Butler Beach: Butler Beach State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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St. Johns 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 77.8. This is about average.

City:

77.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.5%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.1%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Butler Beach compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value above 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Butler Beach travel time to work - commute Butler Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (99%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Butler Beach CDP (based on St. Johns County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.57%
Here: 38.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents42.3%22.6%11.6%4.8%3.5%
Congregations9.5%21.6%6.8%9.5%4.1%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.6%2.5%2.0%5.5%
Congregations5.4%2.7%1.4%2.7%36.5%
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: 31
St. Johns County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
St. Johns County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
St. Johns County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 184
Here:

10.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Johns County:

21.6%
Florida:

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

11.3%
State:

14.0%

9.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.71%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($688 average AGI)
St. Johns County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Duval County, FL  2.84% ($65,076 average AGI)
from Clay County, FL  0.36% ($50,414)
from Flagler County, FL  0.25% ($34,213)


8.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($589 average AGI)
St. Johns County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Duval County, FL  2.43% ($47,727 average AGI)
to Flagler County, FL  0.30% ($33,481)
to Clay County, FL  0.25% ($43,376)

Strongest AM radio stations in Butler Beach:

  • WAOC (1420 AM; 2 kW; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: DOMAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSOS (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, FL; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFOY (1240 AM; 1 kW; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: SHULL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butler Beach:

  • WSJF (105.5 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, FL; Owner: TAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGNE-FM (99.9 FM; PALATKA, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WAYL (91.9 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSOS-FM (94.1 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFCF (88.5 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: FLAGLER COLLEGE)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFYV-FM (104.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXQ (102.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WQIK-FM (99.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WROO (107.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKS (97.9 FM; NEPTUNE BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJCT-FM (89.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJBT (92.7 FM; GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W207AZ (89.3 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Butler Beach:

  • WQXT-CA (Channel 22; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: AIA TV, INC.)
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCT (Channel 7; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WCEU (Channel 15; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: DAYTONA BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJEB-TV (Channel 59; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W09CF (Channel 9; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WTLV (Channel 12; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • WAWS (Channel 30; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXX (Channel 25; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GANNETT RIVER STATES PUBLISHING CORPORATION)
  • WTEV-TV (Channel 47; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXT (Channel 4; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2022, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$207,20532$223,86777$250,8394$158,28538$253,9534$113,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$167,3203$225,93311$225,3972$20,2059$174,4140$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$139,6704$303,27551$257,7152$104,22523$225,6472$142,510
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$09$186,31023$183,3841$14,18010$180,7951$43,960
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$533,8808$213,7641$10,6402$369,0350$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0214.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$153,8500$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$192,8501$163,0701$355,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0214.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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