Cortez, Florida

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Population in 2010: 4,241. Population change since 2000: -5.6%
Males: 2,069  (48.8%)
Females: 2,172  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  62.5 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years

Zip codes: 34210.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,191 (it was $36,577 in 2000)
Cortez:

$47,191
FL:

$50,860

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,841 (it was $26,476 in 2000)

Cortez CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $279,191 (it was $105,500 in 2000)
Cortez:

$279,191
FL:

$197,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $316,584; Detached houses: $420,019; Townhouses or other attached units: $231,823; In 2-unit structures: $254,895; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $255,305; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $363,983; Mobile homes: $63,098

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,153.

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  • Races in Cortez, FL (2010)

    Cortez races chart
    • 4,06395.8%White alone
    • 942.2%Hispanic
    • 270.6%Asian alone
    • 250.6%Two or more races
    • 220.5%Black alone
    • 70.2%Other race alone
    • 30.07%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cortez: 99.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.3%), English (13.8%), German (10.4%), American (10.3%), Italian (6.3%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,934 people per square mile   (low).

Cortez,FL real estate house value index trend

Cortez, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Cortez:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cortez CDP:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

295 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe, 2.0% Latin America, 1.3% North America).

This place:

6.9%
Florida:

19.9%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Cortez, Florida as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Cortez to the number of sex offenders is 2,129 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,802 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,469 (0.7%)

Cortez satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sarasota, FL (12.1 miles , pop. 52,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (22.0 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (787.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bradenton Beach, FL (1.3 miles ), Holmes Beach, FL (2.0 miles ), West Bradenton, FL (2.1 miles ), Longboat Key, FL (2.2 miles ), South Bradenton, FL (2.4 miles ), Anna Maria, FL (2.4 miles ), Bradenton, FL (2.5 miles ), Bayshore Gardens, FL (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 27.46 N, Longitude: 82.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 941

Cortez household income distribution Cortez home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Cortez, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cortez-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Cortez place center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the place center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cortez-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 258.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 375.5 miles away from Cortez center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 213.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 462.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 266.6 miles away from Cortez center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 405.2 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 Manatee County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Tropical Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cortez topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cortez:

  • BRADENTON HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRADENTON, FL)
  • NURSING CENTER AT FREEDOM VILLAGE, THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRADENTON, FL)
  • HERITAGE PARK CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRADENTON, FL)
  • BLAKE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; BRADENTON, FL)
  • BRADENTON DIALYSIS CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; BRADENTON, FL)
  • CASA MORA REHABILITATION AND EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRADENTON, FL)
  • SURREY PLACE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRADENTON, FL)

Amtrak stations near Cortez:

  • 13 miles: BRADENTON (I-75 & RTE. 64) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: SARASOTA (I-75 AT CLARK RD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cortez:

  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 6 miles; Bradenton, FL; Full-time enrollment: 8,012)
  • Eckerd College (about 18 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,437)
  • University of South Florida-St Petersburg (about 21 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • St Petersburg College (about 31 miles; Clearwater, FL; FT enrollment: 21,467)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 36 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)
  • The University of Tampa (about 36 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,216)
  • Strayer University-Florida (about 38 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,723)

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Notable location: West Manatee Fire and Rescue Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Creek: Palma Sola Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Manatee County - Clerk Of Circuit Court- Courthouse- Cortez Schoolhouse Mu (4523 123rd Street Court West).

Manatee 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 2013 was 67.7. This is about average.

City:

67.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.288. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.288
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.19
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.639. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.639
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.94. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.94
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00413. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00413
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.6%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.0%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
3 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Florida average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Cortez CDP (based on Manatee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,7009
Evangelical Protestant48,255158
Mainline Protestant17,18040
Black Protestant2,51918
Other2,34717
Orthodox9602
None200,872-
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: 63
Manatee County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 44
Manatee County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 73
Manatee County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 211
Here:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Manatee County:

22.7%
Florida:

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

19.8%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cortez:

56.0%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.0%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.0%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cortez:

7.0
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Cortez:

37.3%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Cortez:

56.9%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.0%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cortez, FL Residents

8.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.01%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($314 average AGI)
Manatee County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sarasota County, FL  1.66% ($31,488 average AGI)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.60% ($41,107)
from Pinellas County, FL  0.38% ($44,536)


7.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Manatee County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sarasota County, FL  1.68% ($36,893 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.62% ($32,046)
to Pinellas County, FL  0.37% ($38,157)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cortez:

  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WBRD (1420 AM; 3 kW; PALMETTO, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWPR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: GREENROSE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC)
  • WLSS (930 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBQ (1220 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NOVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)
  • WRXB (1590 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WDAE (620 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cortez:

  • WCTQ (106.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLD (98.7 FM; HOLMES BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSRZ-FM (107.9 FM; CORAL COVE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKZM (104.3 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBY (107.3 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYUU (92.5 FM; SAFETY HARBOR, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDDV (92.1 FM; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Cortez:

  • WSVT-LP (Channel 18; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W34AW (Channel 34; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • W48CN (Channel 48; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSPF-CA (Channel 35; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG)
  • W56EB (Channel 56; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WARP-CA (Channel 20; TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W56CN (Channel 56; VENICE, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WXAX-LP (Channel 26; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
Cortez fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Cortez fatal accident list:

Apr 5, 1990 09:20 PM, Sr684, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Nov 10, 1988 09:30 PM, Staterd684, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 31, 1976 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 1975 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 3,850Total average daily traffic
  • 200Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,813Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Brenda S Pearce, 11850 Cortez Road West (Lat: 27.469472 Lon: -82.680806), Type: 65.2, Structure height: 12081 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: 9417453717, Pearceb@bv.Com, 1112 MANATEE AVE. WEST, SUITE 920

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • INJECTION WELL, 11840 Cortez Road W (Lat: 27.468750 Lon: -82.680722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQMN923
    Assigned Frequencies: 219.200 MHzGrant Date: 10/07/2010, Expiration Date: 10/07/2020, Certifier: Dan GrayRegistrant: Data Flow Systems, Inc., 605 N John Rodes Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32934-9105, Phone: (321) 259-5009, Fax: (321) 259-4006, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 8614-46 Ave (Lat: 27.460028 Lon: -82.645639), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNTA905
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.481 MHz, 952.481 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020Registrant: Florida Power & Light Co., 9250 W. Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33174, Phone: (305) 552-2559, Fax: (305) 552-4174, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 4227 129th St W (Lat: 27.478361 Lon: -82.696222), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WHW650, Licensee ID: L00001655
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 2.09790 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 156.950 MHz, 4.14740 MHz, 6.22840 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 12.3544 MHz, 16.5294 MHz, 22.1694 MHzGrant Date: 02/23/1999, Expiration Date: 03/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2004Registrant: Deep Reef Fisheries Inc, 4227 129th St W, Cortez, FL 34215
  • 4600 124th St W (Lat: 27.465306 Lon: -82.685944), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQB568, Licensee ID: L00013745
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.950 MHzGrant Date: 06/14/2005, Expiration Date: 06/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2015Registrant: A P Bell Fish Co Inc, 4600 124th St W, Cortez, FL 34215, Phone: (941) 794-1249, Fax: (941) 795-4637, Email:
  • 4600 124th St. West (Lat: 27.465306 Lon: -82.685944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 0 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQXH879
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.950 MHzGrant Date: 03/09/2016, Expiration Date: 03/09/2026, Certifier: Karen BellRegistrant: A.P. Bell Fish Company, 4600 124th Street West, Cortez, FL 34215, Phone: (941) 794-1249, Fax: (941) 795-4637, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cortez)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3707S , Serial Number: 17250907, Year manufactured: 1963
    Registrant (Corporation): Gulfstream Boats Inc, Po Box 579, Cortez, FL 34215
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95233 , Serial Number: 9633, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Richard G Cheek, Po Box 582, Cortez, FL 34215

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$160,99840$157,95249$198,0403$143,73333$148,9901$46,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$291,5307$280,0140$02$246,5350$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$150,9206$160,76329$213,1782$40,77514$182,8600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$174,3557$205,69312$244,2710$07$130,5660$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$181,3880$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$320,5900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$175,2951$210,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Cortez

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cortez, FL
Most common first names in Cortez, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert870.8 years
Charles878.9 years
Paul675.9 years
James671.9 years
Dorothy571.0 years
Margaret485.0 years
John473.2 years
Mary479.5 years
William460.7 years
Edward477.8 years
Most common last names in Cortez, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fulford578.4 years
Guthrie474.5 years
Taylor488.0 years
Jones377.3 years
Allen361.0 years
Cipriani380.3 years
Henry374.7 years
Lee379.7 years
Lewis380.6 years
Fraire277.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Cortez compared to Florida 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Cortez on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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