Fort Green Springs, Florida

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Population in 2010: 231.
Males: 194  (84.2%)
Females: 37  (15.8%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $36,889
Fort Green Springs:

$36,889
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $16,825

Fort Green Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $91,257
Fort Green Springs:

$91,257
FL:

$179,800

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,905.

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  • Races in Fort Green Springs, FL (2010)

    Fort Green Springs races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fort Green Springs: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (71.3%), English (10.0%), American (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 116 feet

For population 25 years and over in Fort Green Springs:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%

For population 15 years and over in Fort Green Springs CDP:

  • Never married: 44.2%
  • Now married: 18.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 37.0%

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

Fort Green Springs household income distribution Fort Green Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (59%)
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (83%)
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (34%)
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Community and social service occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Production occupations (83%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Fort Green Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, 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 the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 353.8 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 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 37.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.8
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 60.3%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Florida average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardee County:

35.8%
Florida:

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

17.7%
State:

14.0%

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 Polk County, FL  1.27% ($26,714 average AGI)
from Highlands County, FL  0.78% ($27,817)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.58% ($19,356)


7.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,060 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
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 Polk County, FL  1.26% ($29,490 average AGI)
to Highlands County, FL  1.02% ($30,418)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.58% ($20,422)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 63,485Total average daily traffic
  • 6,933Total average daily truck traffic
  • 109,095Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

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.
  • 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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