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Population in 2017: 352 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 195  (55.5%)
Females: 157  (44.5%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32425.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,904 (it was $31,667 in 2000)
Esto:

$42,904
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,940 (it was $12,961 in 2000)

Esto town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,423 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Esto:

$99,423
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $119,210; detached houses: $139,659; mobile homes: $48,979

Median gross rent in 2017: $660.

March 2019 cost of living index in Esto: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.7%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.6% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Esto, FL (2010)
    • 34294.0%White alone
    • 102.7%Hispanic
    • 41.1%Black alone
    • 41.1%Two or more races
    • 20.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (56.0%), English (12.4%), Irish (6.4%), Scottish (2.3%), German (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 241 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 160 people per square mile   (very low).

Esto, Florida map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $711 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $492 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (22.2 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (102.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (586.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Noma, FL (1.3 miles ),
Black, AL (2.5 miles ),
Graceville, FL (2.8 miles ),
Hartford, AL (3.0 miles ),
Slocomb, AL (3.1 miles ),
Eunola, AL (3.5 miles),
Bonifay, FL (3.7 miles ),
Malvern, AL (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.98 N, Longitude: 85.65 W

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

3.6%
Florida:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +102 (+40.2%).
Most common industries in Esto, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (17.8%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Food (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (28.1%)
  • Public administration (15.6%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.3%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.0%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (9.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.0%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Esto, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.3%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Construction laborers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)

Average climate in Esto, 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 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.3. This is about average.

City:

66.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Esto-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Esto town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Esto-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 96.8 miles away from the city center
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 332.6 miles away from Esto center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 192.3 miles away from Esto center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 243.0 miles away from Esto center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 272.0 miles away from Esto 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 Holmes County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Esto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Esto:

  • JACKSON CO CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • HARTFORD HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARTFORD, AL)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF NORTH FLORIDA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • CAMPBELLTON GRACEVILLE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • GENEVA COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; GENEVA, AL)
  • BONIFAY NH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BONIFAY, FL)
  • BONIFAY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BONIFAY, FL)

Amtrak station near Esto:

  • 16 miles: CHIPLEY (101 S. 7TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Esto:

  • Enterprise State Community College (about 25 miles; Enterprise, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 26 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 56 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 59 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Troy University (about 60 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 67 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 87 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)

Points of interest:

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

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

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

2.7 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.9%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Esto:

Marital status in Esto, FL
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 20.1%

For population 25 years and over in Esto:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 17.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Esto, FL (based on Holmes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,03052
Other7173
Mainline Protestant5699
Black Protestant4594
Catholic1021
None10,050-
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: 3
Holmes County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Holmes County:

11.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.7%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Esto:

51.3%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Esto:

48.8%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Esto:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.4%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.3%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Esto:

37.2%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Esto:

78.5%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Esto, 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
Streets and Highways 1$1,417$17,0041$1,271
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$976
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$1,417$17,0042$2,247

Esto government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $473,000 ($1343.75)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($164.77)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($76.70)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($45.45)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($39.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($31.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($11.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($11.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($5.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,000 ($122.16)

Esto government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($34.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($25.57)
    Other: $7,000 ($19.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $273,000 ($775.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($14.20)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($5.68)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.68)
    Rents: $1,000 ($2.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($122.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $206,000 ($585.23)
    Other: $26,000 ($73.86)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($8.52)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,000 ($45.45)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $6,000 ($17.05)
    Property: $2,000 ($5.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($2.84)

Esto government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,000 ($90.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($62.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($28.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $131,000 ($372.16)

6.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
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 Washington County, FL  1.32% ($34,708 average AGI)
to Walton County, FL  0.99% ($29,037)
to Jackson County, FL  0.86% ($29,596)

Strongest AM radio stations in Esto:

  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGEA (1150 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, AL; Owner: SHELLEY BROADCASTING CO, INC., D.I.P)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WBGC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHIPLEY, FL; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Esto:

  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WJED (91.1 FM; DOGWOOD LAKES ESTATE, FL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Esto:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Esto fatal accident list:

May 7, 1993 07:34 PM, Sr79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 25, 1988 11:10 PM, 4th Avenu, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 4, 1983 02:10 PM, 79, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1977 02:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.0mTotal length
  • 79,631Total average daily traffic
  • 6,561Total average daily truck traffic
  • 128,384Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 52 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Esto, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.4%), and Structure Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Esto, FL
    • 10858.4%Outside Fires
    • 5429.2%Structure Fires
    • 2010.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Esto, FL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Esto, FL
  • 91.6%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Esto, FL
  • 97.1%Electricity
  • 2.9%No fuel used


Esto compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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