East Palatka, Florida

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Population in 2010: 1,654.
Population change since 2000: -3.1%
Males: 947  (57.3%)
Females: 707  (42.7%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32131.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,393 (it was $37,857 in 2000)
East Palatka:

$45,393
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,649 (it was $18,478 in 2000)

East Palatka CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,525 (it was $60,300 in 2000)
East Palatka:

$96,525
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $192,096; detached houses: $207,414; townhouses or other attached units: $358,734; mobile homes: $40,618

Median gross rent in 2017: $728.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Palatka: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.9%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.1% for Black residents, 50.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in East Palatka, FL (2010)
    • 91755.4%White alone
    • 52932.0%Black alone
    • 17310.5%Hispanic
    • 181.1%Two or more races
    • 80.5%Asian alone
    • 70.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in East Palatka, Florida as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Palatka is 153 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (11.0%), English (7.8%), Irish (5.7%), German (2.8%), French (2.7%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 3.21 square miles.

Population density: 516 people per square mile   (low).

East Palatka, Florida map

87 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This place:

3.9%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,022 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (44.3 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (46.4 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (803.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Palatka, FL (1.8 miles ),
Hastings, FL (2.7 miles ),
Flagler Estates, FL (2.9 miles ),
Pomona Park, FL (3.3 miles ),
Welaka, FL (3.5 miles ),
Crescent City, FL (4.0 miles ),
Interlachen, FL (4.2 miles ),
Interlachen-Florahome, FL (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.65 N, Longitude: 81.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 386

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

4.4%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in East Palatka, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Truck transportation (9.6%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Paper (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.2%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (10.3%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.2%)
Most common occupations in East Palatka, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (18.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)

Average climate in East Palatka, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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East Palatka, Florida environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 46.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

East Palatka-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/7/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the East Palatka place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 tornado 23.6 miles away from the place center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Palatka-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 386.9 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 240.7 miles away from East Palatka center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 296.7 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 214.5 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 251.0 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) earthquake occurred 353.4 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 Putnam County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near East Palatka:

  • BMA - PALATKA (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PALATKA, FL)
  • CRESTWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PALATKA, FL)
  • PUTNAM MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PALATKA, FL)
  • FLORIDA FIRST CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PALATKA, FL)
  • PALATKA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PALATKA, FL)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PALATKA, FL)
  • AMERICARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PALATKA, FL)

Amtrak station near East Palatka:

  • 3 miles: PALATKA (11TH & REID STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Saint Johns River State College (about 5 miles; Palatka, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,698)
  • Flagler College-St Augustine (about 24 miles; Saint Augustine, FL; FT enrollment: 2,644)
  • Wyotech-Daytona (about 35 miles; Ormond Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,295)
  • University of North Florida (about 44 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • Daytona State College (about 46 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 11,389)
  • Bethune-Cookman University (about 46 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 3,733)
  • University of Florida (about 46 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)

Public elementary/middle school in East Palatka:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in East Palatka: East Gate Square (A), East Palatka Mini-Mall (B), Putnam County Emergency Medical Services Rescue Station 84 (C), East Palatka Volunteer Fire Department (D), Putnam Correctional Institution (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Palatka include: New Life Temple Fellowship (A), Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), First Baptist Church of East Palatka (C), Citadel Baptist Church (D), Church of God by Faith of East Palatka (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Inn of Palatka (119 Highway 17 South).

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in East Palatka and their reported violations in the past:

EAST PUTNAM REGIONAL (Population served: 1,095, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
PARADISE VIEW ESTATES (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.8%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
449 people in state prisons in 2010
54 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
407 people in state prisons in 2000

Banks with branches in East Palatka (2011 data):

  • Capital City Bank: Palatka Branch at 148 S. Highway 17, branch established on 1928/06/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
  • CenterState Bank of Florida, National Association: East Palatka Branch at 1 Eastgate Square, branch established on 1984/09/24. 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.

For population 15 years and over in East Palatka:

Marital status in East Palatka, FL
  • Never married: 41.1%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in East Palatka:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Palatka, FL (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,37288
Mainline Protestant3,73323
Catholic2,7833
Black Protestant2,31213
Other1,7729
None43,392-
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: 16
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Putnam County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.0%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

29.4%
Florida:

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

11.4%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Palatka:

47.9%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
East Palatka:

39.9%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
East Palatka:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Palatka:

17.6%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Palatka:

6.7
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
East Palatka:

28.4%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
East Palatka:

53.7%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
East Palatka:

80.0%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Palatka, FL Residents

7.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
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 St. Johns County, FL  0.83% ($42,000 average AGI)
from Alachua County, FL  0.74% ($33,422)
from Clay County, FL  0.57% ($44,541)


6.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
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 Clay County, FL  0.75% ($32,803 average AGI)
to Alachua County, FL  0.72% ($31,804)
to St. Johns County, FL  0.72% ($39,257)
Businesses in East Palatka, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1CVS1
Advance Auto Parts1Hardee's1
Best Western1U-Haul3
Burger King1

Strongest AM radio stations in East Palatka:

  • WPLK (800 AM; 1 kW; PALATKA, FL; Owner: RADIO PALATKA, INC.)
  • WIYD (1260 AM; 1 kW; PALATKA, FL; Owner: HALL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOS (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, FL; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Palatka:

  • WHIF (91.3 FM; PALATKA, FL; Owner: PUTNAM RADIO MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGNE-FM (99.9 FM; PALATKA, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCFB (94.5 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJF (105.5 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, FL; Owner: TAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYV-FM (104.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXQ (102.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WQIK-FM (99.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WROO (107.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKS (97.9 FM; NEPTUNE BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOS-FM (94.1 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WJBT (92.7 FM; GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around East Palatka:

  • WJGV-LP (Channel 48; PALATKA, FL; Owner: PENTECOSTAL REVIVAL ASSOC., INC.)
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCEU (Channel 15; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: DAYTONA BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJCT (Channel 7; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WJEB-TV (Channel 59; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAWS (Channel 30; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQXT-CA (Channel 22; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: AIA TV, INC.)
  • WTLV (Channel 12; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • WTEV-TV (Channel 47; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXX (Channel 25; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GANNETT RIVER STATES PUBLISHING CORPORATION)
  • WJXT (Channel 4; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • East Palatka, Florida
  • Fatal accident count31
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents48
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:15
  • Fatalities31
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents87
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents5
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count59100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents91038
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons20153
  • Fatalities64996
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents155873
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10700
See more detailed statistics of East Palatka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.9mTotal length
  • 37,235Total average daily traffic
  • 2,805Total average daily truck traffic
  • 64,602Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in East Palatka)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Yelvington Rd (Lat: 29.645528 Lon: -81.593694), Call Sign: WNFP543, Licensee ID: L00755230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 05/08/2021, Registrant: State Of Florida, 2601 Blairstone Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500, Phone: (904) 325-2857
  • Yelvington Rd (Lat: 29.645528 Lon: -81.593694), Call Sign: WNGP656, Licensee ID: L00755230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.4200 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2011, Expiration Date: 07/28/2021, Registrant: State Of Florida, 2601 Blairstone Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500, Phone: (904) 325-2857
  • MOB, Lat: 29.673722 Lon: -81.585500, Call Sign: WQRV229,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz, 154.540 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2013, Expiration Date: 07/31/2023, Certifier: Kevin E Hudson, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc., 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (844) 272-2070, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Palatka FHP, 311 Us 17 S Palatka Florida Highway Patrol (Lat: 29.643889 Lon: -81.608056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 102.9 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WPJB828,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/11/2010, Expiration Date: 12/05/2020, Registrant: State Of Florida, 605 Suwannee St., Ms 90, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0450, Phone: (850) 410-5600, Fax: (850) 410-5501, Email:
  • EAST PALATKA, Florida Hwy Patrol Sta 311 Us 17 S (Lat: 29.643833 Lon: -81.607833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 102.9 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQGJ847,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6800.62 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2017, Expiration Date: 02/08/2027, Certifier: Scott Mikuen, Registrant: Harris Corporation, 7022 Tpc Drive, Suite 500, Orlando, FL 32822, Phone: (407) 240-5101, Fax: (407) 251-8270, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Palatka)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in East Palatka)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2015 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2015 the average number of fire incidents per year is 25. The highest number of fires - 50 took place in 2009, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in East Palatka, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.0%), and Structure Fires (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in East Palatka, FL
    • 14946.0%Outside Fires
    • 10432.1%Structure Fires
    • 6018.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 113.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for East Palatka, FL
Most common first names in East Palatka, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2973.7 years
James2173.8 years
William2179.1 years
Robert1769.9 years
George1473.4 years
Charles1361.9 years
Willie1171.1 years
David1064.2 years
Mary978.4 years
Henry777.9 years
Most common last names in East Palatka, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1372.1 years
Jones1271.9 years
Johnson972.7 years
Brown983.8 years
Williams873.0 years
Wilson676.0 years
Anderson675.1 years
Walker684.3 years
Roberts666.9 years
Parker570.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Palatka, FL
  • 60.8%Electricity
  • 36.6%Utility gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Palatka, FL
  • 95.9%Electricity
  • 4.1%Utility gas


East Palatka compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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.

East Palatka on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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  • Herbert L. Williams (3)
  • Herbert Williams (2)
  • David C. Byram (1)
  • Wade Keith Dallas, Sr. (1)
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  • Edwin Roy Christman (1)
  • Heather Stinson (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2020.