Cypress Quarters, Florida

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Population in 2010: 1,215.
Population change since 2000: +5.7%
Males: 623  (51.3%)
Females: 592  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 34972.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,056 (it was $29,565 in 2000)
Cypress Quarters:

$40,056
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,058 (it was $13,046 in 2000)

Cypress Quarters CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,339 (it was $57,200 in 2000)
Cypress Quarters:

$131,339
FL:

$214,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $896.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cypress Quarters: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.1%
(39.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cypress Quarters, FL (2010)
    • 70057.6%Black alone
    • 33127.2%White alone
    • 14712.1%Hispanic
    • 191.6%Asian alone
    • 161.3%Two or more races
    • 10.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (5.7%), American (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 2.71 square miles.

Population density: 449 people per square mile   (low).

Cypress Quarters, Florida map

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.2%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,028 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $935 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Port St. Lucie, FL (28.3 miles , pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (101.2 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (901.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Okeechobee, FL (1.1 miles ),
Taylor Creek, FL (1.6 miles ),
Buckhead Ridge, FL (3.1 miles ),
North Okeechobee, FL (4.0 miles ),
Northeast Glades, FL (4.2 miles ),
West St. Lucie, FL (4.7 miles ),
Indiantown, FL (5.1 miles ),
Port St. Lucie, FL (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 27.25 N, Longitude: 80.81 W

Distribution of median household income in Cypress Quarters, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cypress Quarters, FL in 2017
Cypress Quarters satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Cypress Quarters, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Public administration (12.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.4%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (7.1%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.4%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Utilities (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Public administration (14.5%)
  • Social assistance (14.0%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Cypress Quarters, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Electricians (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (15.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)

Average climate in Cypress Quarters, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Cypress Quarters-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Cypress Quarters place center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 tornado 27.0 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cypress Quarters-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 365.8 miles away from Cypress Quarters 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 133.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 393.0 miles away from Cypress Quarters 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 360.5 miles away from Cypress Quarters center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 468.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 213.6 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 Okeechobee County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cypress Quarters topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cypress Quarters:

  • HOSPICE OF OKEECHOBEE INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • BIG LAKE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • RENAL CARE CENTER - OKEECHOBEE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • OKEECHOBEE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • RAULERSON SKILLED NURSING UNIT (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • BIG LAKE KIDNEY CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)

Amtrak station near Cypress Quarters:

  • 2 miles: OKEECHOBEE (801 N. PARROTT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cypress Quarters:

  • Indian River State College (about 31 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,211)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 58 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 58 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 61 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 63 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Lynn University (about 74 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 75 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)

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Okeechobee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.6%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
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: 0.0% of all households
9 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Cypress Quarters:

Marital status in Cypress Quarters, FL
  • Never married: 49.4%
  • Now married: 33.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Cypress Quarters:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cypress Quarters, FL (based on Okeechobee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,48240
Catholic2,5343
Mainline Protestant1,0544
Black Protestant9474
Other3142
None25,665-
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: 12
Here:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

5.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Okeechobee County:

29.9%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cypress Quarters:

47.0%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cypress Quarters:

42.1%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Cypress Quarters:

29.3
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cypress Quarters:

20.0%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.7%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cypress Quarters:

6.7
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Cypress Quarters:

33.8%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cypress Quarters, FL Residents

7.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.83% ($28,592 average AGI)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.58% ($27,639)
from Glades County, FL  0.43% ($52,370)


5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.59% ($29,347 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.44% ($34,685)
to Glades County, FL  0.43% ($40,208)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cypress Quarters:

  • WOKC (1570 AM; 1 kW; OKEECHOBEE, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAFC (590 AM; 5 kW; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cypress Quarters:

  • W218BB (91.5 FM; OKEECHOBEE, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cypress Quarters:

  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)

Cypress Quarters fatal accident list:

Nov 30, 2016 06:03 PM, Sr-70, 14th Ave, Lat: 27.243889, Lon: -80.815242, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 28, 2010 09:05 PM, Ne 16th Ave, Lat: 27.249022, Lon: -80.813083, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 12, 2007 04:23 PM, Sr-70, 16th Ave, Lat: 27.243758, Lon: -80.813019, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Mar 3, 2006 04:58 PM, Us-98, 14th Ter, Lat: 27.247510, Lon: -80.815490, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.4mTotal length
  • 33,125Total average daily traffic
  • 6,613Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,320Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Robert Moore, 11236 Hwy 98 North (Lat: 27.347722 Lon: -80.951000), Type: 86.0, Overall height: 86 m, Registrant: Bobmoore@maplenet.Net, , Goshe-n, Phone: (574) 534-2002
  • Robert H Branch, 11236 Hwy 98 North (Lat: 27.347722 Lon: -80.951000), Type: 86.0, Overall height: 86 m, Registrant: Bobmoore@maplenet.Net, , Goshe-n, Phone: (574) 534-2002
  • Edward G Roach, 11236 Hwy 98 North (Lat: 27.347722 Lon: -80.951000), Type: 86.0, Structure height: 12093 m, Overall height: 86 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ix, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 11235 Highway 98 North (Fl22003-A) (Lat: 27.347500 Lon: -80.950778), Type: 87.2, Structure height: 12093 m, Overall height: 86 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ix, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 11235 Highway 98 North (Fl22003-A) (Lat: 27.347500 Lon: -80.950778), Type: 87.2, Structure height: 12093 m, Overall height: 86 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ix, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cypress Quarters, FL
  • 95.2%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cypress Quarters, FL
  • 93.1%Electricity
  • 6.9%No fuel used


Cypress Quarters compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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