Fort Green Springs, Florida

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Population in 2010: 231.
Males: 180  (78.0%)
Females: 51  (22.0%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,893
Fort Green Springs:

$40,893
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,226

Fort Green Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $122,614
Fort Green Springs:

$122,614
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $224,564; detached houses: $221,970

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,055.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Green Springs: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 47.4%
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  • Races in Fort Green Springs, FL (2010)
    • 18379.2%White alone
    • 4117.7%Hispanic
    • 41.7%Black alone
    • 20.9%Asian alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

Races in Fort Green Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Irish (66.1%), English (12.9%), American (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 116 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $347 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,196 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (31.1 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (41.5 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (829.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Fort Green, FL (1.2 miles),
Bowling Green, FL (2.8 miles ),
Ona, FL (2.8 miles ),
Wauchula, FL (2.9 miles ),
Zolfo Springs, FL (3.3 miles ),
Brewster, FL (3.4 miles),
Fort Meade, FL (3.8 miles ),
Bradley Junction, FL (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 27.59 N, Longitude: 81.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 863

Distribution of median household income in Fort Green Springs, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Green Springs, FL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Florida:

3.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 3.80. This is significantly better than average.

City:

3.80
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.898. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.898
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 16.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Fort Green Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.6 miles away from the Fort Green Springs place center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1951, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Green Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 303.8 miles away from Fort Green Springs center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 403.6 miles away from Fort Green Springs center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 382.5 miles away from Fort Green Springs 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 353.8 miles away from Fort Green Springs center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 435.6 miles away from Fort Green Springs center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 258.1 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 Hardee County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fort Green Springs:

  • FINR III, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)
  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL WAUCHULA Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)
  • HARDEE MANOR HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Green Springs:

  • Florida Southern College (about 31 miles; Lakeland, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,460)
  • Southeastern University (about 31 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Polk State College (about 34 miles; Winter Haven, FL; FT enrollment: 7,935)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 37 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 40 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)
  • The University of Tampa (about 41 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,216)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 42 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 8,012)

Points of interest:

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Doe Branch (A), Shirttail Branch (B), Hickey Branch (C), Gum Swamp Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

2.9 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.3%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Fort Green Springs:

Marital status in Fort Green Springs, FL
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 34.7%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Green Springs:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Green Springs, FL (based on Hardee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,96943
Catholic1,7004
Mainline Protestant6625
Black Protestant6404
Other1432
None13,617-
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: 7
Hardee County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Hardee County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

12.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardee County:

35.8%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hardee County:

17.7%
Florida:

14.0%

5.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
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 Polk County, FL  0.93% ($32,840 average AGI)
from Highlands County, FL  0.81% ($32,769)
from Manatee County, FL  0.48% ($32,615)


6.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Polk County, FL  1.32% ($38,972 average AGI)
to Highlands County, FL  1.00% ($34,753)
to Manatee County, FL  0.57% ($28,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Green Springs:

  • WAUC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WAUCHULA, FL; Owner: MARVINA ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WTWD (910 AM; 5 kW; PLANT CITY, FL; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLSS (930 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Green Springs:

  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZS (106.9 FM; ZOLFO SPRINGS, FL; Owner: HEARTLAND BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WMNF (88.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: NATHAN B. STUBBLEFIELD FOUNDATION)
  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; AVON PARK, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WZSP (105.3 FM; NOCATEE, FL; Owner: HEARTLAND BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYFO (91.9 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Green Springs:

  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • W56EB (Channel 56; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)

Fort Green Springs fatal accident list:

Dec 7, 2016 12:20 AM, Sr-62, Lat: 27.594889, Lon: -81.945058, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 2014 02:20 PM, Sr-62, Lat: 27.594897, Lon: -81.916031, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 3, 2009 06:45 AM, Sr-62, Center Hill Road, Lat: 27.595022, Lon: -81.905136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.4mTotal length
  • 69,420Total average daily traffic
  • 8,566Total average daily truck traffic
  • 120,443Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Green Springs, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Green Springs, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Fort Green Springs compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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