Crystal River, Florida

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Population in 2017: 3,118 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.5%
 
Males: 1,434  (46.0%)
Females: 1,684  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

56.0 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 34428, 34429.

Crystal River Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,266 (it was $37,207 in 2000)
Crystal River:

$52,266
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,897 (it was $25,866 in 2000)

Crystal River city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,924 (it was $83,800 in 2000)
Crystal River:

$151,924
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $203,043; detached houses: $239,559; townhouses or other attached units: $187,486; in 2-unit structures: $174,930; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $77,159; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,051; mobile homes: $57,634; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $1,731

Median gross rent in 2017: $785.

March 2019 cost of living index in Crystal River: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.5%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.3% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Crystal River, FL (2017)
    • 2,43875.4%White alone
    • 2798.6%Black alone
    • 2537.8%Asian alone
    • 1093.4%Two or more races
    • 942.9%Hispanic
    • 50.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Crystal River, Florida as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Crystal River is 79 to 1.


Crime rates in Crystal River by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(27.1)
3
(81.9)
2
(55.7)
1
(28.5)
2
(56.2)
1
(28.6)
2
(63.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(217.1)
6
(163.9)
12
(334.3)
4
(114.0)
4
(112.4)
5
(143.0)
9
(285.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(895.5)
29
(792.1)
31
(863.5)
15
(427.5)
33
(927.2)
27
(772.1)
33
(1,048)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(1,058)
68
(1,857)
62
(1,727)
47
(1,339)
44
(1,236)
32
(915.1)
26
(825.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
262
(7,110)
238
(6,501)
246
(6,852)
159
(4,531)
184
(5,170)
191
(5,462)
239
(7,587)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(542.7)
15
(409.7)
16
(445.7)
12
(342.0)
6
(168.6)
4
(114.4)
5
(158.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(27.1)
1
(27.3)
4
(111.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)667.8696.0748.2444.9570.9511.9720.0

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Crime rate in Crystal River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.46
Florida average:

2.47
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Ancestries: German (13.3%), Dutch (9.6%), English (8.3%), American (7.4%), Italian (7.2%), Scottish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 5.70 square miles.

Population density: 547 people per square mile   (low).

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316 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.9% North America, 1.5% Asia).

This city:

9.9%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,462 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,193 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spring Hill, FL (29.3 miles , pop. 69,078).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (64.8 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (773.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Black Diamond, FL (2.5 miles ),
Homosassa Springs, FL (2.6 miles ),
Pine Ridge, FL (2.8 miles ),
Lecanto, FL (2.8 miles ),
Homosassa, FL (2.9 miles ),
Beverly Hills, FL (2.9 miles ),
Inglis, FL (3.2 miles ),
Citrus Springs, FL (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 28.90 N, Longitude: 82.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,654 (+114.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 465 (41.7%)

Area code: 352

Distribution of median household income in Crystal River, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Crystal River, FL in 2017
Crystal River satellite photo by USGS

Crystal River tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $221,900
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $238,400
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $265,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $319,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $458,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $388,800
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $267,100
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $271,500
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $292,100
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $342,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Crystal River, FL residents
Average permit cost in Crystal River, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Crystal River, FL
Historical housing units in Crystal River, FL
Most common industries in Crystal River, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Utilities (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Utilities (14.6%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Crystal River, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Engineers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Engineers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)

Average climate in Crystal River, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Crystal River-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Crystal River city center killed 3 people and injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/31/1975, a category F3 tornado 28.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crystal River-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 307.9 miles away from Crystal River 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 319.5 miles away from Crystal River center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 343.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 312.4 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 289.3 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 322.4 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 Citrus County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crystal River topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Crystal River:

  • SEVEN RIVERS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 6201 N SUNCOAST BLVD)
  • CRYSTAL RIVER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (136 NE 12TH AVE)
  • CYPRESS COVE CARE CENTER (700 SE 8TH AVE)
  • CRYSTAL RIVER DIALYSIS CENTER (7435 W GULF TO LAKE HWY)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (7647 W GULF TO LAKE HWYSUITE 1)
  • FLORIDA HOMECARE SPECIALISTS OF CITRUS LLC (6099 W GULF TO LAKE HWY)
  • S E T HOME HEALTH (8016 W GULF TO LAKE HWY)

Airports and heliports located in Crystal River:

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Nuclear power plants:


Crystal River 3. The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Gilbert. The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Florida Power Corp.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 825 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 01/1977. Commercial start: 03/1977..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crystal River:

  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 30 miles; Ocala, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,736)
  • College of Central Florida (about 32 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Pasco-Hernando Community College (about 44 miles; New Port Richey, FL; FT enrollment: 7,030)
  • Saint Leo University (about 45 miles; Saint Leo, FL; FT enrollment: 14,572)
  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 49 miles; Leesburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Florida (about 53 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Santa Fe College (about 55 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)

Public high schools in Crystal River:

  • CRYSTAL RIVER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 310, Location: 3195 CRYSTAL RIVER HIGH DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • ACADEMY OF ENVIRON. SCIENCES (Location: 12695 W FORT ISLAND TRL, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high school in Crystal River:

  • WEST COAST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 37, Location: 718 NW 1ST AVE, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Crystal River:

  • CRYSTAL RIVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 666, Location: 344 NE CRYSTAL ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • CRYSTAL RIVER PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 8624 W CRYSTAL ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Crystal River

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Crystal River: Kings Bay Plaza (A), Crystal Center (B), Citrus County Health Department (C), Crystal River City Hall (D), Crystal River Fire Department Station 2 (E), Crystal River Police Department (F), Crystal River Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Crystal River Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Crystal River include: First Presbyterian Church in Crystal River (A), Bailey Temple Church of God in Christ (B), Church of Christ (C), Advent Hope Church (D), West Coast Christian Center (E), Calvary Baptist Church of Crystal River (F), First Baptist Church of Crystal River (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Crystal River Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Crystal River include: Crystal River State Archaeological Site (1), Little Springs Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Action Charter (Tours & Charters; 61 N Country Club Dr).

Hotels: Best Western Crystal River Resort (614 Northwest Us Highway 19), Comfort Inn Crystal River (4486 North Suncoast Boulevard).

Courts: M Court Builders Inc (611 Northeast 5th Terrace), Citrus County - County Court Judge- NE Citrus Toll-Free- Clerk of Co (801 Southeast US Highway 19).

Birthplace of: Royce Goodbread - College football player, Ricky Feacher - Football player.

Citrus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CEDAR LAKE ESTATES (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CRYSTAL ACRES MHP (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2014)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MT. OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
QUAIL ROOST RV CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUNNY'S KWIK STOP (KEB TRUST) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • CRYSTAL RIVER, CITY OF (Population served: 4,528, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WEST CITRUS CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SEVEN RIVERS GOLF ; COUNTRY CL (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NATURE COAST CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARINA MART (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.7%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
219 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
190 people in nursing homes in 2000
61 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with most branches in Crystal River (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Meadow Crest at 1500 N Meadowcrest Blvd, branch established on 1998/08/31; Crystal River Branch at 1502 Se Ushy 19, branch established on 1983/04/21. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • BRANNEN BANK: East Crystal River Branch at 6901 West Gulf-To-lake Highway, branch established on 1985/03/01; Crystal River Branch at 865 Ne Ushy 19, branch established on 1954/01/15. Info updated 2008/03/04: Bank assets: $404.4 mil, Deposits: $360.8 mil, headquarters in Inverness, FL, positive income, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Brannen Banks Of Florida, Inc.
  • Nature Coast Bank: Crystal River Branch at 01160 N. Suncoast Blvd, branch established on 2011/10/03. Info updated 2008/12/04: Bank assets: $58.6 mil, Deposits: $51.1 mil, headquarters in Hernando, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Crystal River Branch at 180 North Suncoast Blvd, branch established on 2003/12/12. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • CenterState Bank of Florida, National Association: Crystal River Branch at 1205 E. 5th St, branch established on 2005/10/31. 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.
  • Orange Bank of Florida: Crystal River Branch at 1101 N.E. 5th Street, branch established on 2005/10/31. Info updated 2008/04/09: Bank assets: $300.4 mil, Deposits: $268.4 mil, headquarters in Orlando, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Floridian Financial Group, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Crystal River Branch at 1000 Southeast U.S. Highway 19, branch established on 1998/08/03. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Crystal River Branch at 450 S.E. Us Highway 19, branch established on 1984/11/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Crystal River Branch at 1100 Southeast Highway 19, branch established on 1988/10/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Crystal River:

Marital status in Crystal River, FL
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Crystal River:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Crystal River
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Crystal River, FL (based on Citrus County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,465100
Catholic13,6126
Mainline Protestant6,56915
Other1,88310
Black Protestant4414
Orthodox2462
None98,020-
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: 19
This county:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Citrus County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Citrus County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 86
This county:

6.15 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

11.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Citrus County:

26.2%
Florida:

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

12.0%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.0%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.7%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.2%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Crystal River:

9.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

59.6%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Crystal River:

78.2%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crystal River, FL Residents
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
Firefighters 19$6,512$4,1130$0
Other and Unallocable 10$37,344$44,8131$1,291
Financial Administration 4$14,357$43,0710$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,736$26,9440$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,587$54,3485$2,637
Parks and Recreation 2$4,823$28,9380$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 1$536
Totals for Government 41$83,359$24,3987$4,464

Crystal River government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $779,000 ($249.84)
    Regular Highways: $241,000 ($77.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,139,000 ($365.30)
    Sewerage: $1,108,000 ($355.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $972,000 ($311.74)
    Water Utilities: $554,000 ($177.68)
    Central Staff Services: $523,000 ($167.74)
    Regular Highways: $321,000 ($102.95)
    Financial Administration: $314,000 ($100.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $229,000 ($73.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $184,000 ($59.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000 ($48.11)
    General - Other: $145,000 ($46.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $100,000 ($32.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,034,000 ($331.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $280,000 ($89.80)

Crystal River government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,362,000 ($436.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $901,000 ($288.97)
    Other: $51,000 ($16.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,358,000 ($435.54)
    Other: $47,000 ($15.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $122,000 ($39.13)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($23.73)
    Rents: $48,000 ($15.39)
    General Revenue - Other: $27,000 ($8.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($6.09)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($1.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,217,000 ($390.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $378,000 ($121.23)
    Other: $131,000 ($42.01)
    Highways: $36,000 ($11.55)
  • Tax - Property: $2,179,000 ($698.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $778,000 ($249.52)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $655,000 ($210.07)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $242,000 ($77.61)
    Other License: $61,000 ($19.56)

Crystal River government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,356,000 ($2038.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,086,000 ($1951.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000 ($86.59)

Crystal River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,023,000 ($3856.00)

8.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,775 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Citrus County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, FL  0.75% ($40,243 average AGI)
from Hernando County, FL  0.45% ($36,810)
from Pinellas County, FL  0.39% ($50,920)


6.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($318 average AGI)
Citrus County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, FL  0.68% ($35,953 average AGI)
to Hernando County, FL  0.34% ($35,847)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.28% ($31,020)
Businesses in Crystal River, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Applebee's1Kmart1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike4
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS1Payless1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Publix Super Markets1
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1Sears2
FedEx7Sprint Nextel2
Ford1Subway3
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2Tire Kingdom1
H&R Block2U-Haul5
Holiday Inn1UPS8
Home Depot1Vans1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jones New York1

Strongest AM radio stations in Crystal River:

  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINV (1560 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCFI (1290 AM; 10 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: VECTOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crystal River:

  • WXCV (95.3 FM; HOMOSASSA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WXOF, INC.)
  • WLMS (88.3 FM; LECANTO, FL; Owner: THE BP OF DIOCESE OF ST. P/BURG FL.)
  • WHGN (91.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W215AJ (90.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, ETC., FL; Owner: MARION COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WXOF (96.3 FM; YANKEETOWN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC)
  • WIFL (104.3 FM; INGLIS, FL; Owner: SEVEN RIVERS BROADCAST MINISTRY, INC.)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJUF (90.1 FM; INVERNESS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WAQV (90.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTRS (102.3 FM; DUNNELLON, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGUL-FM (106.3 FM; BEVERLY HILLS, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WFJV-LP (107.5 FM; CITRONELLE, FL; Owner: NEW BEGINNINGS MINISTRY)
  • WJIX-LP (103.1 FM; HOMOSASSA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO NETWORK INC)

TV broadcast stations around Crystal River:

  • WYKE-LP (Channel 49; INGLIS/YANKEETOWN, FL; Owner: CITRUS COUNTY ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS, INC)
  • W61AK (Channel 61; INVERNESS, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Crystal River fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Crystal River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.6mTotal length
  • 3,210Total average daily traffic
  • 104Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,189Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Crystal River)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 175 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Crystal River, FL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (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: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 176 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crystal River)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Crystal River)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 112. The highest number of fires - 209 took place in 2009, and the least - 9 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Crystal River, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.3%), and Structure Fires (25.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Crystal River, FL
    • 1,03254.3%Outside Fires
    • 48225.4%Structure Fires
    • 28014.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1065.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crystal River, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Crystal River, Florida:

  • Days Inn Resort, US Hwy 19, Crystal River, Florida 32629
  • Best Western Crystal River Resort, 614 NW US Hwy 19, Crystal River, Florida 32629 , Phone: (352) 795-3171
  • The Port Hotel & Marina, 1610 SE Paradise Cir, Crystal River, Florida 34429 , Phone: (352) 795-3111, Fax: (352) 795-3401
  • Village Inn Motel, 310 S Citrus Ave, Crystal River, Florida 32629
  • Seven Rivers Inn, 4201 N Suncoast Blvd, Crystal River, Florida 32629
  • Quality Inn, 4486 N Suncoast Blvd, Crystal River, Florida 33428 , Phone: (352) 563-1500, Fax: (352) 563-5426
  • Econo Lodge, 2575 North Suncoast Blvd, Crystal River, Florida 34428
  • Plantation On Crystal River, 9301 West Ft Island Trl, Crystal River, Florida 34429 , Phone: (352) 795-4211, Fax: (352) 795-1156
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Crystal River, Florida
Most common first names in Crystal River, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11374.4 years
Robert11072.4 years
John10074.4 years
James9074.5 years
Mary8881.0 years
Charles6076.4 years
Richard5873.3 years
George5677.8 years
Dorothy4679.4 years
Joseph4577.8 years
Most common last names in Crystal River, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4774.3 years
Johnson2478.2 years
Miller2178.4 years
Brown1982.5 years
Williams1979.1 years
Davis1874.7 years
Jones1283.4 years
White1181.3 years
King1174.8 years
Anderson1176.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crystal River, FL
  • 95.3%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Crystal River compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 50 pilots and 27 other airmen in this city.
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