Chiefland, Florida

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Population in 2013: 2,221 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 920  (41.4%)
Females: 1,301  (58.6%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32626.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,130 (it was $17,331 in 2000)
Chiefland:

$23,130
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,714 (it was $10,676 in 2000)

Chiefland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,054 (it was $50,100 in 2000)
Chiefland:

$75,054
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $85,973; Detached houses: $93,858; Townhouses or other attached units: $158,932; In 2-unit structures: $144,059; Mobile homes: $48,995

Median gross rent in 2012: $629.

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Chiefland races chart
  • White alone - 1,300 (57.9%)
  • Black alone - 681 (30.3%)
  • Hispanic - 148 (6.6%)
  • Two or more races - 64 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 38 (1.7%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chiefland: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.1%), German (12.5%), United States (7.9%), English (6.1%), Scottish (2.0%), Ukrainian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 38 feet

Land area: 3.91 square miles.

Population density: 568 people per square mile   (low).

Chiefland,FL real estate house value index trend

Chiefland, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Chiefland:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chiefland city:

  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 27.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

40 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Chiefland, Florida as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chiefland to the number of sex offenders is 67 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $615 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $570 (0.6%)

Chiefland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (34.1 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (92.5 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (752.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Andrews, FL (1.9 miles ), Manattee Road, FL (2.0 miles ), Fanning Springs, FL (2.8 miles ), Trenton, FL (3.1 miles ), Otter Creek, FL (3.5 miles) , Bronson, FL (3.7 miles ), East Bronson, FL (4.0 miles ), Newberry, FL (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $46,900
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.48 N, Longitude: 82.86 W

Area code: 352

Chiefland household income distribution Chiefland home values distribution

Crime rates in Chiefland 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 213010600000
per 100,000 97.848.0144.90.046.90.0281.30.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 1053604310000
per 100,000 489.0239.9144.9288.00.0187.8140.648.10.00.00.00.0
Assaults 323128413932183017452
per 100,000 1564.81487.51352.01968.31829.31502.3843.91441.6791.1182.4219.789.3
Burglaries 50453825594724285111591102
per 100,000 2445.02159.31834.91200.22767.42206.61125.21345.52373.25244.03998.24555.6
Thefts 242153210152259149506783120151118
per 100,000 11833.77341.710140.07297.212148.26995.32344.13219.63862.35472.06634.45270.2
Auto thefts 13371204144153
per 100,000 635.7144.0338.048.093.80.0187.548.1186.11869.6219.7134.0
Arson 770000100000
per 100,000 342.3335.90.00.00.00.046.90.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 1255.2879.61008.5875.11109.9805.2634.6539.0502.5785.8617.6568.2

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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 Chiefland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.36
Florida average:

2.45
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Chiefland, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chiefland-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1993, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Chiefland city center killed 3 people and injured 10 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chiefland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% 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 321.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 286.7 miles away from Chiefland center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 304.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 285.9 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 266.4 miles away from Chiefland 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 295.4 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 Levy County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chiefland topographic map

Birthplace of: Aslyn - Pop singer, Earl Faircloth - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Chiefland:

  • FMC - CHIEFLAND (631 NW 21ST AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chiefland:

  • SUWANNEE RIVER KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; TRENTON, FL)
  • AYERS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TRENTON, FL)

Airports located in Chiefland:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chiefland:

  • Santa Fe College (about 30 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 11,819)
  • University of Florida (about 33 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 47 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • College of Central Florida (about 47 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 52 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 72 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 79 miles; Leesburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,983)
See full list of schools located in Chiefland

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Notable locations in Chiefland: Chiefland High School Football Stadium (A), Levy County Emergency Medical Services Medic 2 (B), Levy County EMS Station Number 2 (C), Chiefland Police Department (D), Chiefland Fire and Rescue (E), Chiefland City Hall (F), Luther Callaway Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Chiefland Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Chiefland include: First United Methodist Church (A), Trinity Baptist Church (B), Hardeetown Baptist Church (C), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Chiefland Church of Christ (E), Gospel of Faith Revival Center (F), Family Bible Church (G), Westside Church of Christ (H), Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mt. Olive Cemetery (1), Chiefland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Chiefland: City of Chiefland Eddie Buie Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Chiefland Gokart Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 12310 Northwest 62nd Terrace).

Hotel: Best Western Suwannee Valley (1125 North Young Boulevard).

Levy 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 Chiefland and their reported violations in the past:

CHIEFLAND WTP (Population served: 2,031, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
FOWLERS BLUFF WTP (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2012 to MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2012 to MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • 22 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from APR-26-2012 to JUL-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
SUWANNEE BELLE LANDING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2011)
MANATEE JIFFY #2280 / HUDSON FOOD STORE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HUDSON FOOD STORE - OLD TOWN JIFFY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
LIGHTHOUSE WORD CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
STONES BP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chiefland that have no violations reported:

  • MANATEE SPRINGS STATE PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HUDSON PROPERTIES - OLD TOWN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEVY BEEF O' BRADYS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 43.3%
(33.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.4% for Black residents, 91.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 85.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.7%
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: 0.3% of all households
10 people in in-patient hospice facilities in 2010
43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Chiefland, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Chiefland compared to Florida state average:

  • 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Chiefland (2011 data):

  • Capital City Bank: Chiefland Branch at 2012 North Young Boulevard, branch established on 1948/09/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
  • The Perkins State Bank: Chiefland Branch at 1710 North Main Street, branch established on 1986/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $190.5 mil, Deposits: $169.1 mil, headquarters in Williston, FL, negative income in the last year, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Williston Holding Company
  • Drummond Community Bank: at 1627 North Young Boulevard, branch established on 1990/01/12. Info updated 2007/05/30: Bank assets: $200.1 mil, Deposits: $150.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Drummond Banking Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chiefland, Florida:

  • Treasure Camp Motel, Hwy 347 Fowlers B, Chiefland, FL 32626
  • Fanning Springs Motel, N US 19 9 M, Chiefland, FL 32626
  • Cedar Oaks Motel, US 19 1 M, Chiefland, FL 32626
  • Holiday Time Motel, N US 19 2 M, Chiefland, FL 32626
  • Manatee Springs Motel, N US 19 1 M, Chiefland, FL 32626
  • Crystal Oaks Motel, N US 19 8 M, Chiefland, FL 32626
  • Neighbor's Motel, N US Hwy 19 5M N, Chiefland, FL 32626
  • Best Western Suwannee Valley Inn, 1125 N Young Blvd, Chiefland, FL 32626 , Phone: (352) 493-0663, Fax: (352) 493-0663
  • Days Inn Chiefland, 809 NW 21ST Ave, Chiefland, FL 32626 , Phone: (352) 493-9400, Fax: (352) 493-4050
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chiefland, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Chiefland travel time to work - commute Chiefland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (92%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chiefland city (based on Levy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.83%
Here: 33.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of Christ
Adherents62.2%11.4%5.8%5.5%5.3%
Congregations26.0%16.0%6.0%10.0%18.0%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.9%2.3%1.9%1.3%1.5%
Congregations6.0%2.0%6.0%4.0%6.0%
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: 8
Levy County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Levy County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Levy County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Levy County:

28.0%
Florida:

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

14.2%
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 3$7,813$31,2520$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,324$61,9440$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,233$19,3980$0
Sewerage 3$8,105$32,4200$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,692$20,3040$0
Water Supply 5$13,548$32,5150$0
Other and Unallocable 5$12,769$30,6460$0
Totals for Government 21$57,484$32,8480$0

7.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
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 Alachua County, FL  1.70% ($24,449 average AGI)
from Marion County, FL  0.87% ($26,828)
from Gilchrist County, FL  0.47% ($23,476)


8.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
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 Alachua County, FL  1.60% ($26,451 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  1.17% ($26,866)
to Citrus County, FL  0.43% ($28,789)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chiefland:

  • WLQH (940 AM; 1 kW; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chiefland:

  • WNDN (107.9 FM; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WTBH (91.5 FM; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: LONG POND BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDJY (101.7 FM; TRENTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZY (106.9 FM; CROSS CITY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WTMG (101.3 FM; WILLISTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRGO (102.7 FM; CEDAR KEY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYKS (105.3 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: GILLEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGC (104.9 FM; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chiefland:

  • W33BL (Channel 33; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: SUNCOAST B/CING OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
Chiefland, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 63
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Florida average:
  • Fatal accident count: 166
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 255
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 54
  • Fatalities: 180
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 442
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 31
See more detailed statistics of Chiefland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 71
  • Hazardous Condition: 26
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Chiefland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chiefland, FL
Most common first names in Chiefland, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8369.4 years
John8072.7 years
William6972.4 years
Mary4576.6 years
Robert4369.9 years
Charles4274.1 years
George3274.0 years
Edward2572.6 years
Donald2266.6 years
Thomas2170.5 years
Most common last names in Chiefland, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3275.7 years
Hudson2981.0 years
Brown2770.7 years
Johnson2672.1 years
Cannon2476.4 years
Williams2376.7 years
Allen2072.2 years
Watson1873.7 years
Jones1868.9 years
Davis1772.4 years
Businesses in Chiefland, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Hardee's1
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Church's Chicken1Subway1
Curves1T-Mobile2
DHL1Taco Bell1
Days Inn1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS2
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1

Chiefland on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
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