East Bronson, Florida

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Population in 2010: 1,945.
Population change since 2000: +80.9%
Males: 1,144  (58.9%)
Females: 801  (41.1%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32621.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,000 (it was $25,833 in 2000)
East Bronson:

$35,000
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,455 (it was $12,611 in 2000)

East Bronson CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,075 (it was $40,100 in 2000)
East Bronson:

$92,075
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,275; detached houses: $183,036; mobile homes: $71,568

Median gross rent in 2017: $606.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Bronson: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.6%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in East Bronson, FL (2010)
    • 1,51477.8%White alone
    • 26813.8%Hispanic
    • 995.1%Black alone
    • 422.2%Two or more races
    • 100.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: Irish (42.1%), French Canadian (11.4%), American (10.8%), Italian (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 170 people per square mile   (very low).

East Bronson, Florida map

39 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,223 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $567 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (21.3 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (82.0 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (769.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Bronson, FL (1.6 miles ),
Archer, FL (2.6 miles ),
Raleigh, FL (2.8 miles ),
Williston Highlands, FL (3.0 miles ),
Williston, FL (3.2 miles ),
East Williston, FL (3.4 miles ),
Newberry, FL (3.6 miles ),
Otter Creek, FL (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 29.45 N, Longitude: 82.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 352

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

3.8%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in East Bronson, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (24.3%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (31.0%)
  • Public administration (16.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
Most common occupations in East Bronson, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.3%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (8.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.0%)
  • Cashiers (9.9%)
  • Registered nurses (9.2%)
  • Printing workers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Construction laborers (7.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.3%)

Average climate in East Bronson, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

East Bronson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/31/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the East Bronson place center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1978, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Bronson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% 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 331.6 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 302.3 miles away from East Bronson center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 305.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 279.0 miles away from East Bronson 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 257.9 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 288.7 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 Levy County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Bronson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Bronson:

  • TRI COUNTY HOSPITAL - WILLISTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; WILLISTON, FL)
  • WILLISTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WILLISTON, FL)
  • OAK HAMMOCK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Bronson:

  • Santa Fe College (about 19 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 11,819)
  • University of Florida (about 19 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • College of Central Florida (about 33 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 33 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 50 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 57 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 65 miles; Leesburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,983)

Points of interest:

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Churches in East Bronson include: Bronson Church of God (A), Iglesia Pentecostal Templo de la Alabanza (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: German Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Levy 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:

2.7 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.7%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.6%
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: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in East Bronson:

Marital status in East Bronson, FL
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 32.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 27.9%

For population 25 years and over in East Bronson:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 17.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Bronson, FL (based on Levy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,87049
Mainline Protestant1,70312
Catholic1,6953
Black Protestant1,24910
Other8915
Orthodox301
None21,363-
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: 8
Levy County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Levy County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Levy County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

10.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Levy County:

28.0%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
East Bronson:

42.7%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Bronson:

20.3%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
East Bronson:

10.9%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.5%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Bronson, FL Residents

9.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
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 Alachua County, FL  1.64% ($39,553 average AGI)
from Marion County, FL  1.00% ($31,279)
from Gilchrist County, FL  0.72% ($29,713)


7.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($272,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
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 Alachua County, FL  1.70% ($32,043 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  1.15% ($29,639)
to Gilchrist County, FL  0.64% ($30,534)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Bronson:

  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLUS (980 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCFI (1290 AM; 10 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: VECTOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAJD (1390 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Bronson:

  • WTMG (101.3 FM; WILLISTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WYKS (105.3 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: GILLEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTRS (102.3 FM; DUNNELLON, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDJY (101.7 FM; TRENTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNDN (107.9 FM; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WJLF (91.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WNDT (92.5 FM; ALACHUA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WBXY (99.5 FM; LA CROSSE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZY (106.9 FM; CROSS CITY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYGC (104.9 FM; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXJZ (100.9 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXOF (96.3 FM; YANKEETOWN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC)
  • WTBH (91.5 FM; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: LONG POND BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around East Bronson:

  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WYPN-CA (Channel 45; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WBXG-CA (Channel 31; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W33BL (Channel 33; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: SUNCOAST B/CING OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY)
  • W69AY (Channel 69; ALACHUA, ETC., FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TV SYSTEM, INC.)
  • East Bronson, Florida
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:8
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count15501
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents24334
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4387
  • Fatalities16868
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents36790
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4502
See more detailed statistics of East Bronson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Bronson, FL
  • 89.3%Electricity
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Bronson, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity


East Bronson compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

East Bronson on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (200+ housing units)"
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