Esto, Florida

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Population in 2014: 359 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 186  (52.1%)
Females: 173  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years

Zip codes: 32425.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $25,143 (it was $31,667 in 2000)
Esto:

$25,143
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $13,886 (it was $12,961 in 2000)

Esto town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $73,503 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Esto:

$73,503
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $92,587; Detached houses: $110,696; Mobile homes: $48,151

Median gross rent in 2015: $561.

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  • Races in Esto, FL (2010)

    Esto races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Esto: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (56.9%), English (9.9%), Irish (6.7%), Dutch (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 241 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 163 people per square mile   (very low).

Esto,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Esto:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 17.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Esto town:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

9 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This town:

2.3%
Florida:

19.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $662 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $459 (0.6%)

Esto satellite photo by USGS

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

Esto household income distribution Esto home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +102 (+40.2%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Esto, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Esto, Florida average temperatures Esto, Florida average precipitation Esto, Florida humidity Esto, Florida wind speed Esto, Florida snowfall Esto, Florida sunshine Esto, Florida clear and cloudy days

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 the city 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 the city 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 Esto 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 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 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 49.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 32.5%
(33.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 60.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for other race residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Florida average:

12.2

Esto travel time to work - commute Esto mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Esto town (based on Holmes County data)

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.
Florida:

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

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Holmes County:

29.7%
Florida:

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

11.9%
State:

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
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$976
Streets and Highways 1$1,417$17,0041$1,271
Totals for Government 1$1,417$17,0042$2,247

Esto government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $27,000 ($75.21)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($52.92)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($19.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,000 ($69.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($8.36)

Esto government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($16.71)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($16.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($77.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $24,000 ($66.85)
    All Other: $10,000 ($27.86)
    Highways: $7,000 ($19.50)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($36.21)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($2.79)

Esto government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($167.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($158.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($8.36)

Esto government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $194,000 ($540.39)

7.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Florida average:

7.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, FL  1.08% ($25,033 average AGI)
from Walton County, FL  0.94% ($20,000)
from Bay County, FL  0.60% ($20,235)


7.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Florida average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, FL  1.20% ($30,706 average AGI)
to Walton County, FL  0.78% ($26,977)
to Bay County, FL  0.76% ($22,419)

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, Drunken 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, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 55,440Total average daily traffic
  • 5,472Total average daily truck traffic
  • 95,202Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Esto compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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