Clewiston, Florida

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Population in 2013: 7,143 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.6%
 
Males: 3,797  (53.2%)
Females: 3,346  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33440.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,387 (it was $37,143 in 2000)
Clewiston:

$41,387
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,505 (it was $15,527 in 2000)

Clewiston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,580 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Clewiston:

$113,580
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $165,665; Detached houses: $193,879; Townhouses or other attached units: $213,703; In 2-unit structures: $154,608; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,217; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,765; Mobile homes: $56,922

Median gross rent in 2012: $842.

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Clewiston races chart
  • Hispanic - 3,486 (48.7%)
  • White alone - 2,517 (35.2%)
  • Black alone - 873 (12.2%)
  • Asian alone - 160 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 51 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 16 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clewiston: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (28.6%), Irish (4.5%), English (4.3%), German (2.2%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 18 feet

Land area: 4.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,527 people per square mile   (low).

Clewiston,FL real estate house value index trend

Clewiston, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Clewiston:

  • High school or higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clewiston city:

  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

1,778 residents are foreign born (5.5% Latin America).

This city:  24.4%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Clewiston, Florida as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Clewiston to the number of sex offenders is 320 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,008 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $855 (1.1%)

Clewiston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter, FL (43.7 miles , pop. 74,157).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (73.4 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (903.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Harlem, FL (1.3 miles ), Lake Harbor, FL (3.0 miles) , Moore Haven, FL (3.4 miles ), Montura, FL (3.5 miles ), South Bay, FL (3.8 miles ), Belle Glade Camp, FL (4.1 miles ), Belle Glade, FL (4.1 miles ), Pioneer, FL (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2005: 66 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2006: 66 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $176,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.75 N, Longitude: 80.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,592 (+21.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,826 (59.7%)

Area code: 863

Clewiston household income distribution Clewiston home values distribution

Crime rates in Clewiston by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 011113100000
per 100,000 0.014.814.714.514.041.113.50.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 420003123130
per 100,000 60.429.60.00.00.041.113.527.941.414.041.40.0
Robberies 23372634292222231111413
per 100,000 347.1547.7382.2491.3406.8301.6297.2320.9151.8153.555.1179.5
Assaults 546976696632365938362119
per 100,000 814.81021.51117.3997.1925.8438.7486.4823.2524.3502.2289.5262.3
Burglaries 9519211012910540631271076168106
per 100,000 1433.52842.31617.21864.21472.9548.4851.11772.01476.3851.0937.51463.3
Thefts 421478393405330205245196204164164194
per 100,000 6352.87076.25777.75852.64629.02810.53309.92734.82814.62287.92261.12678.1
Auto thefts 5419372217203427151445
per 100,000 814.8281.3544.0317.9238.5274.2459.3376.7207.0195.355.169.0
Arson 000100312121
per 100,000 0.00.00.014.50.00.040.514.027.614.027.613.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 737.2929.2757.6768.0644.5467.5454.3548.5417.2325.3268.8322.3

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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 Clewiston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Florida average:

2.45
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.0%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +363 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Clewiston, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Clewiston city center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/13/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the city center caused $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clewiston-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 354.3 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 129.5 miles away from Clewiston center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 427.8 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 395.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 301.5 miles away from Clewiston 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 488.2 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 Hendry County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clewiston topographic map

Birthplace of: Alfonso Marshall - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Jan 17, 1981).

Hospitals and medical centers in Clewiston:

  • HENDRY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 524 W SAGAMORE AVE)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES - CLEWISTON (851 W VENTURA AVE)
  • PALM TERRACE OF CLEWISTON (301 S GLORIA STREET)

Airports located in Clewiston:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clewiston:

  • Palm Beach State College (about 54 miles; Lake Worth, FL; Full-time enrollment: 19,938)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 55 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 56 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 11,165)
  • Lynn University (about 57 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 58 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Indian River State College (about 59 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 12,211)
  • Hodges University (about 60 miles; Naples, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)

Private elementary/middle school in Clewiston:

  • CLEWISTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 601 CARIBBEAN AVE; Grades: PK - 7)
See full list of schools located in Clewiston, School District: HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Clewiston:

  • HENDRY COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $911,895; Location: 120 WEST OSCEOLA AVENUE; 122,534 books; 1,635 audio materials; 1,027 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 186 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Clewiston: Carolina Golf Club (A), Sugar Square (B), Sugarland Plaza (C), Clewiston Volunteer Fire Department (D), Hendry County Emergency Medical Services Station 119 (E), Clewiston Police Department (F), Hendry County Sheriff's Office East District (G), Clewiston Public Library (H), Clewiston Museum (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clewiston include: Saint Martins Episcopal Church (A), Saint Margarets Catholic Church (B), First Apostolic Church of Clewiston (C), Faith Lutheran Church (D), Community Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Clewiston: Sugarland Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum (Big Cypress Indian).

Hotels: Best Western of Clewiston (621 East Sugarland Highway), Clewiston Inn (108 North Royal Palm Avenue), Bass & Sun Condominiums (500 South Francisco Street).

Hendry 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 75.3. This is about average.

City:

75.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clewiston and their reported violations in the past:

CLEWISTON, CITY OF (Population served: 10,728, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In OCT-02-2007, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2008)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2006)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
VITAMBI SPRINGS (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2006)
  • 8 other older health violations
PREWITT TRACTOR SHED (US SUGAR) (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-05-2007 to MAY-08-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • MARY LOU'S COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LA ESCONDIDA CAFETERIA (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ORTONA LOCKS CAMPGROUND-SOUTH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ORTONA LOCKS CAMPGROUND-NORTH (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.2%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.9% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.3%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
89 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Clewiston, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Clewiston compared to Florida state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Clewiston (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Berner Road Branch, Drive-In Facility, at 300 East Sugarland Highway. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $229.9 mil, Deposits: $203.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Pioneer Bankcorp, Inc.
  • Seacoast National Bank: Clewiston Banking Center Branch at 300 South Berner Road, branch established on 1974/05/09. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $2,135.8 mil, Deposits: $1,726.5 mil, headquarters in Stuart, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Iii Lp
  • CenterState Bank of Florida, National Association: Olde Cypress Community Bank Branch at 205 South W C Owen, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $2,082.6 mil, Deposits: $1,779.8 mil, headquarters in Winter Haven, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 65 total offices, Holding Company: Centerstate Banks, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Clewiston, Florida:

  • Clewiston Motel, 330 W Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440
  • Motel 27, 412 W Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440
  • Clewiston Inn Hotel, Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440
  • Porterhouse Motel West, 433 W Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440
  • Cane Court Motel, 335 W Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440
  • Porterhouse Motel East, 820 E Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440
  • Plaza Motel, 621 E Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440
  • Anglers Marina Motel, 910 Okeechobee Blvd, Clewiston, FL 33440 , Fax: (863) 983-4613
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Clewiston, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (98%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clewiston city (based on Hendry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.95%
Here: 23.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents35.6%15.9%12.7%11.0%9.8%
Congregations27.5%5.0%5.0%10.0%12.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPentecostal Church of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.8%1.9%1.4%1.4%6.6%
Congregations5.0%2.5%2.5%7.5%22.5%
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: 10
Hendry County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Hendry County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hendry County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hendry County:

31.6%
Florida:

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

17.1%
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 4$16,209$48,6270$0
Other Government Administration 2$13,793$82,7585$2,200
Police Protection - Officers 18$74,800$49,8670$0
Police - Other 8$21,899$32,8490$0
Firefighters 0$0 21$20,335
Fire - Other 1$3,624$43,4880$0
Streets and Highways 6$14,413$28,8261$1,740
Health 2$5,218$31,3080$0
Solid Waste Management 6$20,761$41,5220$0
Sewerage 3$10,523$42,0920$0
Parks and Recreation 17$49,419$34,8845$6,909
Water Supply 8$24,117$36,1760$0
Electric Power 12$40,479$40,4790$0
Local Libraries 5$12,673$30,4151$693
Other and Unallocable 13$43,720$40,3570$0
Totals for Government 105$351,648$40,18833$31,877

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

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $916,000 ($128.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000 ($14.28)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,502,000 ($1050.26)
    Water Utilities: $2,084,000 ($291.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,694,000 ($237.16)
    Police Protection: $1,339,000 ($187.46)
    General - Other: $1,312,000 ($183.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $834,000 ($116.76)
    Regular Highways: $820,000 ($114.80)
    Financial Administration: $583,000 ($81.62)
    Libraries: $424,000 ($59.36)
    Housing & Community Development: $371,000 ($51.94)
    Fire Protection: $264,000 ($36.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $141,000 ($19.74)
    Central Staff Services: $106,000 ($14.84)
    Health Services - Other: $74,000 ($10.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $234,000 ($32.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,627,000 ($367.77)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,006,000 ($140.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $918,000 ($128.52)
    All Other: $665,000 ($93.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $486,000 ($68.04)
    General Revenue, NEC: $143,000 ($20.02)
    Rents: $25,000 ($3.50)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,057,000 ($1267.95)
    Water Utilities: $2,516,000 ($352.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,374,000 ($192.36)
    All Other: $112,000 ($15.68)
  • Tax - Property: $711,000 ($99.54)
    Public Utilities: $391,000 ($54.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $338,000 ($47.32)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $267,000 ($37.38)
    NEC: $57,000 ($7.98)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,895,000 ($545.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,565,000 ($499.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $330,000 ($46.20)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,901,000 ($406.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,873,000 ($822.20)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $664,000 ($92.96)

8.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
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 Lee County, FL  1.42% ($26,946 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.90% ($26,429)
from Broward County, FL  0.77% ($60,733)


9.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.34%
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 Lee County, FL  1.86% ($28,775 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.92% ($27,287)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.75% ($20,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clewiston:

  • WAFC (590 AM; 5 kW; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clewiston:

  • WJCB (88.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBGF (93.5 FM; BELLE GLADE, FL; Owner: BGI BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRQC (92.5 FM; ESTERO, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W213AF (90.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clewiston:

  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)

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

Clewiston, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 37
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 42
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 122
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
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 Clewiston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total average daily traffic: 40,028
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,388
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 69,376
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clewiston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 163 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clewiston, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clewiston)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Clewiston)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 40 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Businesses in Clewiston, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1Popeyes1
Burger King1True Value1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
H&R Block1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1

Clewiston on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Christopher Schmitt (2)
  • Jeffrey Lynn Westlake (1)
  • Stephen W. Clark (1)
  • Martin Adams (1)
  • Eric Adams (1)
  • Ricke Kress (1)
  • Matthew Sutton (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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