Duck Key, Florida

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Population in 2010: 621. Population change since 2000: +40.2%
Males: 322  (51.9%)
Females: 299  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  53.3 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33050.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,096 (it was $39,125 in 2000)
Duck Key:

$51,096
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,219 (it was $29,007 in 2000)

Duck Key CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $698,996 (it was $383,900 in 2000)
Duck Key:

$698,996
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $874,030; Detached houses: $992,915; Townhouses or other attached units: $492,284; Mobile homes: $111,311

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,388.

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Duck Key races chart
  • White alone - 483 (77.8%)
  • Black alone - 90 (14.5%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (6.8%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Duck Key: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.1%), English (14.7%), Italian (8.8%), French (7.4%), Irish (6.7%), Polish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 721 people per square mile   (low).

Duck Key,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Duck Key:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Duck Key CDP:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

80 residents are foreign born (7.0% North America, 2.2% Latin America).

This place:  14.7%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,774 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,219 (0.5%)

Duck Key satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kendale Lakes-Lindgren Acres, FL (70.5 miles , pop. 314,677).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (953.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Layton, FL (2.7 miles) , Middle Keys, FL (2.7 miles ), Key Colony Beach, FL (2.8 miles ), Marathon, FL (3.0 miles ), Islamorada, FL (4.7 miles ), Big Pine Key, FL (5.4 miles ), Tavernier, FL (5.5 miles ), Lower Keys, FL (5.7 miles ).

Latitude: 24.78 N, Longitude: 80.91 W

Duck Key household income distribution Duck Key home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.5%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Wholesale trade (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (24%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (23%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (24%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (8%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (7%)

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

Average climate in Duck Key, Florida

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Earthquake activity:

Duck Key-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% 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 371.2 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 167.0 miles away from Duck Key center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 313.2 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 359.6 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 613.8 miles away from Duck Key center
On 4/13/2003 at 04:52:53, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 335.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Duck Key topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Duck Key:

  • LIFELINE HOME HEALTH CARE OF MARATHON (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MARATHON, FL)
  • MARATHON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MARATHON, FL)
  • FISHERMEN'S HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; MARATHON, FL)

Amtrak station near Duck Key:

  • 9 miles: MARATHON (S. SIDE OF U.S. 1) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Duck Key:

  • Florida International University (about 76 miles; Miami, FL; Full-time enrollment: 41,234)
  • Florida Career College-Miami (about 76 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 10,133)
  • University of Miami (about 77 miles; Coral Gables, FL; FT enrollment: 13,674)
  • Miami Dade College (about 83 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 53,787)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 84 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,578)
  • Florida National University-Main Campus (about 84 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • Barry University (about 89 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 7,181)

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Notable location: Conch Key Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Monroe 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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.4%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 76.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.8%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households
114 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Duck Key compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Duck Key travel time to work - commute Duck Key mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (82%)
  • No fuel used (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Duck Key CDP (based on Monroe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.43%
Here: 29.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents55.6%13.6%7.1%4.4%3.9%
Congregations6.9%15.3%9.7%8.3%6.9%
NameJewishLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Vineyard USAOther
Adherents2.8%1.8%1.6%1.5%7.8%
Congregations2.8%4.2%5.6%4.2%36.1%
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: 27
Monroe County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Monroe County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Monroe County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 198
Here:

27.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

20.8%
Florida:

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

9.0%
State:

14.0%

10.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($80,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.75%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($745 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.23%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  1.37% ($52,358 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.55% ($42,366)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.30% ($33,938)


10.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.28%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($971 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.22%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  1.59% ($30,784 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.63% ($43,495)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.29% ($48,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in Duck Key:

  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFFG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MARATHON, FL; Owner: THE GREAT MARATHON RADIO COMPANY)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WRHB (1020 AM; 9 kW; KENDALL, FL; Owner: NEW WORLD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Duck Key:

  • WWWK (97.7 FM; MARATHON, FL; Owner: LSM RADIO PARTNERS LLC)
  • WKYZ (101.3 FM; KEY COLONY BEACH, FL; Owner: KEYS MEDIA COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGMX (94.3 FM; MARATHON, FL; Owner: THE GREAT MARATHON RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAIL (99.5 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAVK (105.5 FM; MARATHON, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKZ (103.1 FM; PLANTATION KEY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTH (100.3 FM; PLANTATION KEY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Duck Key:

  • W38AA (Channel 38; MARATHON, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • W32AB (Channel 32; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • W54BB (Channel 54; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEYS-LP (Channel 56; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • W63AL (Channel 63; MARATHON, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • W65AP (Channel 65; MARATHON, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W43AD (Channel 43; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • W27AY (Channel 27; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - MONROE COUNTY)
  • W40AA (Channel 40; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 24.776667 Lon: -80.913333, Call Sign: WPTX650
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz, 451.400 MHz, 451.450 MHz, 451.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2002, Expiration Date: 01/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2012, Certifier: Joanne Foell
    Registrant: Bearcom, 5135 Nw 33rd Ave, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309, Phone: (954) 733-2327, Fax: (954) 733-1608
  • EMPLOYEE HOUSING LS, Off Of Pebble Dr (Lat: 24.773667 Lon: -80.912611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQKW862
    Assigned Frequencies: 218.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2009, Expiration Date: 10/13/2019, Certifier: Carl Brewster
    Registrant: Data Flow Systems, Inc., 605 North John Rodes Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32934-9105, Phone: (321) 259-5009, Fax: (321) 259-4006, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 226 W Seaview Dr (Lat: 24.767361 Lon: -80.916472), Type: Tower, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WHG880, Licensee ID: L00009377
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 4.15040 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 6.23140 MHz, 156.950 MHz, 8.29840 MHz, 12.3604 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2001, Expiration Date: 07/08/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2011
    Registrant: Kellogg Brown & Root Inc, 3117 Richardson St., Houston, TX 77020, Phone: (713) 676-4755
  • Rt 1 (Lat: 24.768472 Lon: -80.902000), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WHW738
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/1999, Expiration Date: 03/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2004
    Registrant: Duck Key Marina Inc, 1149 Greenbriar Rd, Duck Key, FL 33050
  • 200 W Seaview Circle (Lat: 24.765694 Lon: -80.912861), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WHW790
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 4.41840 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 6.51740 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 8.29840 MHz, 12.3604 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 06/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2004
    Registrant: Charles W Adams, 200 W Seaview Circle, Duck Key, FL 33050

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 402A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 198 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 428Q , Serial Number: 402A0082, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/1969
    Registrant (Individual): H H Cameron, Indies Inn, Duck Key, FL 33050
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 495WF , Serial Number: 3213097, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1995
    Registrant (Individual): John J Jr Walters, 112 Bimini Dr, Duck Key, FL 33050
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7149V , Serial Number: 22-0068, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Trident Aviation Holdings LLC, 228 Corsair Rd, Duck Key, FL 33050

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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations:"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management, professional, and related occupations:"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations:"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Data processing and other information services"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest tornado activity"
  • #70 (33050) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
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