Fellsmere, Florida

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Population in 2017: 5,723 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +50.1%
Males: 2,824  (49.3%)
Females: 2,899  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

29.4 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32948, 32958, 32966, 32967.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,712 (it was $30,395 in 2000)
Fellsmere:

$37,712
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,897 (it was $10,258 in 2000)

Fellsmere city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,341 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
Fellsmere:

$118,341
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $145,324; detached houses: $156,618; mobile homes: $100,874

Median gross rent in 2017: $716.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fellsmere: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 42.9%
(28.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 46.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Fellsmere, FL (2010)
    • 4,21581.1%Hispanic
    • 69113.3%White alone
    • 2464.7%Black alone
    • 210.4%Two or more races
    • 150.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.10%Asian alone
    • 30.06%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Fellsmere, Florida as of January 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fellsmere is 510 to 1.


Crime rates in Fellsmere by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(21.0)
4
(82.0)
4
(82.5)
6
(127.4)
6
(118.7)
5
(96.3)
2
(38.0)
4
(75.5)
1
(18.8)
3
(55.9)
3
(54.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.7)
4
(68.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(293.9)
8
(163.9)
7
(144.3)
7
(148.6)
9
(178.1)
8
(154.0)
8
(151.9)
7
(132.1)
7
(131.7)
7
(130.4)
10
(181.9)
7
(125.6)
6
(107.0)
10
(172.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
49
(1,029)
23
(471.2)
12
(247.4)
47
(997.9)
18
(356.2)
26
(500.6)
25
(474.6)
33
(622.6)
21
(395.2)
28
(521.4)
19
(345.6)
24
(430.7)
24
(428.0)
5
(86.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
41
(860.8)
30
(614.6)
42
(866.0)
35
(743.1)
42
(831.0)
52
(1,001)
40
(759.3)
71
(1,340)
62
(1,167)
65
(1,210)
66
(1,201)
61
(1,095)
70
(1,248)
49
(844.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(230.9)
8
(163.9)
16
(329.9)
9
(191.1)
9
(178.1)
16
(308.0)
4
(75.9)
1
(18.9)
6
(112.9)
2
(37.2)
6
(109.2)
4
(71.8)
4
(71.3)
6
(103.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)206.8169.0132.0182.8222.8159.4111.4147.7115.4130.7133.7104.8117.7103.2

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City-data.com crime index in Fellsmere, FL

Crime rate in Fellsmere detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (3.3%), English (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 5.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,079 people per square mile   (low).

Fellsmere, Florida map

2,606 residents are foreign born (45.2% Latin America).

This city:

45.2%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $891 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $716 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palm Bay, FL (15.4 miles , pop. 79,413).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (115.0 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (901.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sebastian, FL (2.7 miles ),
Roseland, FL (2.9 miles ),
Micco, FL (3.0 miles ),
Wabasso, FL (3.2 miles ),
West Vero Corridor, FL (3.3 miles ),
Winter Beach, FL (3.4 miles ),
Orchid, FL (3.4 miles),
North Beach, FL (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 27.77 N, Longitude: 80.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 772

Distribution of median household income in Fellsmere, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fellsmere, FL in 2017
Fellsmere satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $183,500
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $205,200
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $227,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Fellsmere, FL residents
Average permit cost in Fellsmere, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Florida:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,652 (+76.4%).
Most common industries in Fellsmere, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (25.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (14.0%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (31.5%)
  • Construction (17.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (22.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.3%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Fellsmere, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (28.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Child care workers (3.5%)
  • Construction laborers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (28.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (27.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Fellsmere, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fellsmere, Florida environmental map by EPA

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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 50.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fellsmere-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Fellsmere city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.1 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fellsmere-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% 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 386.1 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 356.1 miles away from Fellsmere 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 323.2 miles away from Fellsmere 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 143.6 miles away from Fellsmere center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 436.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 175.5 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 Indian River County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fellsmere topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fellsmere:

  • SEBASTIAN RIVER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SEBASTIAN, FL)
  • SEBASTIAN RIVER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BAREFOOT BAY, FL)
  • INDIAN RIVER DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; VERO BEACH, FL)
  • PALM GARDEN OF VERO BEACH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; VERO BEACH, FL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH TREASURE COAST REHAB HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; VERO BEACH, FL)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF VERO BEACH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; VERO BEACH, FL)
  • ATLANTIC HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; VERO BEACH, FL)

Airports located in Fellsmere:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fellsmere:

  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 21 miles; Melbourne, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,046)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 21 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Indian River State College (about 28 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 12,211)
  • Eastern Florida State College (about 44 miles; Cocoa, FL; FT enrollment: 12,053)
  • Florida Technical College (about 67 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,907)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando (about 68 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)
  • University of Central Florida (about 69 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 51,457)

Public elementary/middle school in Fellsmere:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The city of Fellsmere now continues east on both sides of Rt.512 up to I-95. This land, now mostly wooded, was annexed by the city to accommodate projected future growth.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fellsmere: Indian River County Fire Rescue Station 10 (A), Fellsmere City Police Department (B), Marian Fell Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fellsmere include: Fellsmere Community Bible Church (A), Fellsmere Church of God (B), Church of God in Christ in Fellsmere (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Indian River 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 Fellsmere and their reported violations in the past:

FELLSMERE, CITY OF (Population served: 2,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (OCT-24-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2006), Fed FAO issued (OCT-24-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2007)
  • 12 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2005), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2005), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2005), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

4.1 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

84.1%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
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: 0.2% of all households
77 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
402 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Fellsmere (2011 data):

  • The Oculina Bank: 56 N Broadway Street at 56 N Broadway Street, branch established on 2007/02/12. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $138.3 mil, Deposits: $125.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Pierce, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Colonial Banc Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Fellsmere:

Marital status in Fellsmere, FL
  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

For population 25 years and over in Fellsmere:

  • High school or higher: 44.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

25.5
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fellsmere
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Fellsmere:

(Fellsmere, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Fellsmere, FL (based on Indian River County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,5145
Evangelical Protestant14,16176
Mainline Protestant9,97517
Other3,02210
Black Protestant1,55415
None72,802-
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: 24
Indian River County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Indian River County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
This county:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 100
Indian River County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Indian River County:

21.2%
State:

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

14.5%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fellsmere:

43.2%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.8%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fellsmere:

24.7%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fellsmere:

10.0%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

27.3%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Fellsmere:

52.9%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.7%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fellsmere, 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$30,265$45,3980$0
Streets and Highways 6$16,603$33,2061$2,092
Financial Administration 3$13,578$54,3120$0
Other Government Administration 2$16,049$96,2940$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$10,171$61,0260$0
Water Supply 1$3,325$39,9000$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,069$36,8281$1,822
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$390
Totals for Government 23$93,060$48,5533$4,304

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,064,000 ($185.92)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($1.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $483,000 ($84.40)
    Regular Highways: $459,000 ($80.20)
    Water Utilities: $438,000 ($76.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $305,000 ($53.29)
    General - Other: $267,000 ($46.65)
    Central Staff Services: $225,000 ($39.32)
    Sewerage: $215,000 ($37.57)
    Financial Administration: $171,000 ($29.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $149,000 ($26.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000 ($8.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($4.54)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($4.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $134,000 ($23.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $362,000 ($63.25)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.17)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,257,000 ($219.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($13.28)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $223,000 ($38.97)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $349,000 ($60.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $277,000 ($48.40)
    Other: $125,000 ($21.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $248,000 ($43.33)
    Rents: $58,000 ($10.13)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($2.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($1.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $666,000 ($116.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $405,000 ($70.77)
    Other: $136,000 ($23.76)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $552,000 ($96.45)
    Property: $500,000 ($87.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $351,000 ($61.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $253,000 ($44.21)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $178,000 ($31.10)
    Other License: $49,000 ($8.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,801,000 ($838.90)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,707,000 ($822.47)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $219,000 ($38.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000 ($21.84)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000 ($1.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,383,000 ($241.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $434,000 ($75.83)

8.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($95,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($713 average AGI)
Indian River County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Lucie County, FL  1.08% ($45,029 average AGI)
from Brevard County, FL  0.60% ($42,657)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.38% ($120,076)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($194 average AGI)
Indian River County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.88% ($38,958 average AGI)
to Brevard County, FL  0.55% ($42,650)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.27% ($52,050)

Businesses in Fellsmere, FL

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fellsmere:

  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WJNX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINT (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fellsmere:

  • WSJZ-FM (95.9 FM; SEBASTIAN, FL; Owner: SEBASTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNX (99.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH FM RADIO PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSN (97.1 FM; INDIAN RIVER SHORES, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WQOL (103.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCF-FM (91.9 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGYL (93.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WCZR (101.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WSYR-FM (94.7 FM; GIFFORD, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WQCS (88.9 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFLM (104.7 FM; WHITE CITY, FL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W213AX (90.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fellsmere:

  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W60CE (Channel 60; SEBRING, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WWCI-CA (Channel 10; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: V-1 PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W57DM (Channel 57; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE TREASURE COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WOTF (Channel 43; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA ORLANDO, INC.)
  • W26BN (Channel 26; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES/AMERICA)
  • W59CX (Channel 59; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMVJ-LP (Channel 29; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W44AY (Channel 44; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • W16AJ (Channel 16; MELBOURNE, ETC., FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
Fellsmere fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Fellsmere fatal accident list:

May 27, 2016 12:50 AM, Cr-512, Lat: 27.739769, Lon: -80.642300, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 2015 05:50 AM, S Broadway St, Lat: 27.765769, Lon: -80.601331, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 23, 2010 09:36 AM, I-95, Lat: 27.738628, Lon: -80.548978, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Feb 20, 1984 01:30 PM, 9, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 14, 1977 00:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 322ft / 98.0mTotal length
  • 321,818Total average daily traffic
  • 50,189Total average daily truck traffic
  • 536,783Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fellsmere, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fellsmere, FL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fellsmere)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 7.5 Mi Wnw (Lat: 27.826694 Lon: -80.705333), Structure height: 312 m, Call Sign: WPFN973,
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.387 MHz, 935.400 MHz, 935.412 MHz, 935.425 MHz, 935.437 MHz, 935.450 MHz, 935.462 MHz, 935.475 MHz, 935.487 MHz, 935.500 MHz, Grant Date: 06/14/1999, Expiration Date: 08/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2004, Registrant: Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman,LLP, 3000 K Street, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 424-7500, Fax: (202) 424-7643, Email:
  • 7355 County Road 512 (Lat: 27.740778 Lon: -80.658639), Call Sign: WPVY319,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.287 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2002, Expiration Date: 09/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2012, Certifier: David R Hodson, Registrant: Agrilink International Incorporated, 195 Concourse Boulevard, Suite A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, Phone: (707) 522-2274, Fax: (707) 579-1735
  • 7735 Cr 512 (Lat: 27.741972 Lon: -80.656444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 108 m, Overall height: 111 m, Call Sign: WQDZ552,
    Assigned Frequencies: 853.387 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2006, Expiration Date: 12/02/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2007, Certifier: Frances G Sherwood, Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Service, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 7735 Cr 512 (Lat: 27.741972 Lon: -80.656444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 108 m, Overall height: 111 m, Call Sign: WQEC249,
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.012 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 853.012 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2015, Expiration Date: 12/27/2025, Certifier: Frances G Sherwood, Registrant: County Of Indian River, 4225 43rd Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32967, Phone: (772) 226-3853, Fax: (772) 770-5245, Email:
  • 7735 Cr 512 (Lat: 27.741972 Lon: -80.656444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 108 m, Overall height: 111 m, Call Sign: WQEJ730,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.737 MHz, 158.737 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2016, Expiration Date: 02/14/2026, Certifier: Frances G Sherwood, Registrant: County Of Indian River, 4225 43rd Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32967, Phone: (772) 226-3853, Fax: (772) 770-5245, Email:
  • 7735 Cr 512 (Lat: 27.741972 Lon: -80.656444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 108 m, Overall height: 111 m, Call Sign: WQGE491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 853.387 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2008, Expiration Date: 11/05/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2009, Certifier: Frances G Sherwood, Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 11921 Rockville Pike, 3rd Floor, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (301) 255-0553, Fax: (301) 230-2891

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fellsmere)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ANTHONY CROENLEIN SPRINT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 135BG , Serial Number: 9569087, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Bernaby, 14165 95th St, Fellsmere, FL 32948
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1406B , Serial Number: 6033, Year manufactured: 1948, Certificate Issue Date: 12/20/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Bernaby, 14165 95th St, Fellsmere, FL 32948
  • Aircraft: MOONEY A-2A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5495F , Serial Number: B-295, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 10/15/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Frank A Bernaby, 14165 95th St, Fellsmere, FL 32948, Other Owners: Nicholas Garcia
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 80BJ , Serial Number: 18-7709191, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 09/08/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Sun Ag LLC, 7735 County Road 512, Fellsmere, FL 32948
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88361 , Serial Number: 15979, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 06/23/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Valle, 12250 91st St, Fellsmere, FL 32948

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$155,8801$55,9601$152,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$174,450
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$83,540
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0509.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$196,0201$134,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0509.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fellsmere, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fellsmere, FL - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
Fire incident types in Fellsmere, FL

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fellsmere, FL
Most common first names in Fellsmere, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2676.4 years
William1771.1 years
Robert1571.5 years
James1468.5 years
Joseph1278.9 years
Willie966.7 years
Thomas866.7 years
George772.1 years
Charles763.0 years
Dorothy770.6 years
Most common last names in Fellsmere, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1670.4 years
Yates1271.9 years
Williams977.1 years
Hall780.8 years
Pennington681.8 years
Jones676.7 years
Herndon584.2 years
Green585.8 years
Dixon581.6 years
King471.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fellsmere, FL
  • 94.9%Electricity
  • 3.4%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fellsmere, FL
  • 94.5%Electricity
  • 5.5%No fuel used


Fellsmere compared to Florida state average:

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

Fellsmere on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Central America (population 500+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Mexico (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Americas (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Latin America (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Trinidad and Tobago (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 (32966) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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