Green Cove Springs, Florida

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Population in 2017: 7,966 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +48.1%
Males: 3,885  (48.8%)
Females: 4,081  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32043.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,724 (it was $33,487 in 2000)
Green Cove Springs:

$44,724
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,954 (it was $17,673 in 2000)

Green Cove Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,292 (it was $75,800 in 2000)
Green Cove Springs:

$138,292
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $208,984; detached houses: $222,808; townhouses or other attached units: $140,680; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $247,745; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $442,393; mobile homes: $98,116

Median gross rent in 2017: $933.

March 2019 cost of living index in Green Cove Springs: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.8%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 12.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Green Cove Springs, FL (2010)
    • 4,92071.2%White alone
    • 1,29118.7%Black alone
    • 4837.0%Hispanic
    • 1131.6%Two or more races
    • 661.0%Asian alone
    • 190.3%American Indian alone
    • 120.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Green Cove Springs, Florida as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Green Cove Springs is 131 to 1.


Crime rates in Green Cove Springs by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
1
(14.0)
2
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.2)
14
(216.7)
6
(89.6)
9
(133.7)
8
(114.3)
5
(70.9)
9
(128.7)
6
(85.0)
15
(209.5)
11
(149.6)
13
(166.7)
5
(61.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(98.0)
10
(161.6)
12
(185.7)
9
(134.5)
11
(163.4)
4
(57.1)
7
(99.2)
6
(85.8)
6
(85.0)
5
(69.8)
3
(40.8)
8
(102.6)
3
(36.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
49
(800.0)
66
(1,067)
50
(773.9)
66
(986.1)
50
(742.8)
50
(714.1)
60
(850.7)
34
(486.1)
35
(495.6)
27
(377.1)
40
(544.1)
22
(282.1)
24
(295.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
101
(1,649)
81
(1,309)
135
(2,089)
88
(1,315)
48
(713.1)
46
(657.0)
47
(666.4)
49
(700.6)
32
(453.1)
29
(405.1)
33
(448.9)
22
(282.1)
34
(418.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
144
(2,351)
158
(2,553)
144
(2,229)
256
(3,825)
174
(2,585)
175
(2,499)
172
(2,439)
162
(2,316)
166
(2,351)
160
(2,235)
128
(1,741)
94
(1,205)
140
(1,722)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(261.2)
17
(274.7)
12
(185.7)
15
(224.1)
17
(252.6)
13
(185.7)
5
(70.9)
10
(143.0)
6
(85.0)
5
(69.8)
11
(149.6)
12
(153.8)
6
(73.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
8
(123.8)
10
(149.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
2
(28.3)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)432.8490.5634.1572.2478.1412.2406.5379.0325.1415.3408.2300.8223.4

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City-data.com crime index in Green Cove Springs, FL

Crime rate in Green Cove Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Florida average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (10.0%), English (8.0%), German (7.8%), Irish (5.1%), Scottish (2.0%), British (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 6.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,169 people per square mile   (low).

Green Cove Springs, Florida map

507 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America).

This city:

6.6%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,221 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,575 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (22.6 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (784.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Fleming Island, FL (2.7 miles ),
Penney Farms, FL (2.8 miles ),
Fruit Cove, FL (2.9 miles ),
Asbury Lake, FL (3.0 miles ),
Lakeside, FL (3.3 miles ),
World Golf Village, FL (3.4 miles ),
Orange Park, FL (3.5 miles ),
Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, FL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 29.99 N, Longitude: 81.68 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,132 (+27.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 703 (25.6%)

Area code: 904

Distribution of median household income in Green Cove Springs, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Green Cove Springs, FL in 2017
Green Cove Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 1999: 77 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2003: 126 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2004: 67 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2005: 178 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2007: 51 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $188,500
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $283,000
  • 2013: 29 buildings, average cost: $256,000
  • 2014: 47 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2015: 142 buildings, average cost: $224,800
  • 2016: 144 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2017: 131 buildings, average cost: $242,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Green Cove Springs, FL residents
Average permit cost in Green Cove Springs, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Green Cove Springs, FL
Historical housing units in Green Cove Springs, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +812 (+17.8%).
Most common industries in Green Cove Springs, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.1%)
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Green Cove Springs, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Construction laborers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)

Average climate in Green Cove Springs, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Green Cove Springs, Florida environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2016 was 0.501. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.501
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.15. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.15
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Green Cove Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/7/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Green Cove Springs city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 tornado 24.5 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Green Cove Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% 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 397.5 miles away from Green Cove Springs center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 220.6 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 272.4 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 196.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 230.8 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) earthquake occurred 341.9 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 Clay County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Green Cove Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Green Cove Springs:

  • KINDRED HOSPITAL NORTH FLORIDA (801 OAK STREET)
  • GOVERNORS CREEK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (803 OAK ST)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR (3339 HIGHWAY 17 S)

Airports located in Green Cove Springs:

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

  • University of North Florida (about 22 miles; Jacksonville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 13,870)
  • Flagler College-St Augustine (about 24 miles; Saint Augustine, FL; FT enrollment: 2,644)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 24 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 24 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Jacksonville University (about 26 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • University of Florida (about 48 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Santa Fe College (about 50 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)

Public high schools in Green Cove Springs:

Private high schools in Green Cove Springs:

  • CONGREGATIONAL HOLINESS CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 42, Location: 2079 W SR 16, Grades: KG-12)
  • SEAMARK RANCH (Students: 20, Location: 3631 SEAMARK RANCH ROAD, Grades: 4-10)
  • ST JUDE ACADEMY (Students: 8, Location: 409 WALNUT ST, Grades: 4-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Green Cove Springs:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Green Cove Springs: Cove Plaza (A), Green Cove Plaza (B), Foxfire Country Club (C), Reynolds Industrial Park (D), Clay County Public Library (E), Green Cove Springs Police Department (F), Clay County Sheriff's Office (G), Clay County Fire Rescue Green Cove Springs Station 20 (H), Clay County Historical Society (I), Clay County Historical Society Library (J), Clay County Public Library System Green Cove Springs Branch Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Green Cove Springs include: Old Saint Marys Church (A), Triumph Church (B), Greater Mount Pleasant Baptist Church (C), Sunshine Holiness Church (D), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (E), Green Cove Springs Assembly of God Church (F), Christian Fellowship Church (G), House of Worship Church (H), Community Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holly Hill Memorial Park and Mausoleum (1), Jacksonville Memory Gardens (2), Mount Olive Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Red Bay Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Green Cove Springs include: Tot Lot Park (1), Spring Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Charlie Butler (baseball) - Baseball player, Kevin Allen (racing driver) - Racing driver.

Clay 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 Green Cove Springs and their reported violations in the past:

RUSSELL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
GREEN COVE SPRINGS CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform

Drinking water stations with addresses in Green Cove Springs that have no violations reported:

  • LITTLE RAIN LAKE PARK WTP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OMEGA PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HUNTER DOUGLAS PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHERIFF'S SUBSTATION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAIN STREET PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GREEN COVE SPRINGS CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWIN LAKES PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.1%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
468 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Green Cove Springs in 2000:

  • 245 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 98 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 53 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Green Cove Springs (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Green Cove Springs Branch at 425 North Orange Avenue, branch established on 1904/04/21. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Green Cove Springs Branch at 1300 Cooks Lane Ne, branch established on 1983/12/28. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Green Cove Springs:

Marital status in Green Cove Springs, FL
  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Green Cove Springs:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Florida average:

12.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Green Cove Springs, FL (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,779116
Catholic22,2604
Mainline Protestant7,69316
Other4,62211
Black Protestant4365
None108,075-
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: 29
Clay County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Clay County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
This county:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

27.0%
Florida:

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

10.3%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.2%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Green Cove Springs:

45.7%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Green Cove Springs:

20.3%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Green Cove Springs:

11.3%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

36.3%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Green Cove Springs:

54.7%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Green Cove Springs:

77.9%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Green Cove Springs, 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 18$69,059$46,0394$5,514
Other and Unallocable 9$30,015$40,0201$1,231
Parks and Recreation 9$18,823$25,0970$0
Other Government Administration 8$32,738$49,1076$6,545
Streets and Highways 7$17,103$29,3190$0
Financial Administration 6$24,465$48,9300$0
Sewerage 6$27,394$54,7882$1,712
Solid Waste Management 6$14,703$29,4060$0
Electric Power 6$31,474$62,9480$0
Water Supply 5$14,325$34,3800$0
Police - Other 4$12,192$36,5765$5,204
Welfare 2$7,596$45,5760$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,477
Totals for Government 86$299,887$41,84519$24,683

Green Cove Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,242,000 ($1285.71)
    Police Protection: $2,261,000 ($283.83)
    Sewerage: $1,062,000 ($133.32)
    Regular Highways: $847,000 ($106.33)
    General - Other: $835,000 ($104.82)
    Water Utilities: $823,000 ($103.31)
    Central Staff Services: $537,000 ($67.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $463,000 ($58.12)
    Financial Administration: $409,000 ($51.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $274,000 ($34.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $183,000 ($22.97)
    Natural Resources - Other: $158,000 ($19.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $103,000 ($12.93)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($4.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $505,000 ($63.39)
    Water Utilities: $474,000 ($59.50)
    Electric Utilities: $470,000 ($59.00)
    General - Other: $379,000 ($47.58)
    Police Protection: $356,000 ($44.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000 ($8.03)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($7.53)

Green Cove Springs government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,619,000 ($203.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $571,000 ($71.68)
    Other: $363,000 ($45.57)
    Natural Resources - Other: $127,000 ($15.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($2.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $18,000 ($2.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($1.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $545,000 ($68.42)
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($4.27)
    Rents: $33,000 ($4.14)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($2.51)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($1.13)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $11,995,000 ($1505.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,359,000 ($170.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $577,000 ($72.43)
    Highways: $87,000 ($10.92)
  • Tax - Property: $1,176,000 ($147.63)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $753,000 ($94.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $482,000 ($60.51)
    Other License: $339,000 ($42.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $275,000 ($34.52)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $46,000 ($5.77)

Green Cove Springs government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,077,000 ($511.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,307,000 ($415.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $770,000 ($96.66)

Green Cove Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,000 ($1.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,572,000 ($1703.74)

10.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,469 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.75%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($992 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.15%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Duval County, FL  3.88% ($43,443 average AGI)
from St. Johns County, FL  0.29% ($52,901)
from Putnam County, FL  0.22% ($32,803)


9.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries
Clay County:

0.13%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Duval County, FL  3.57% ($40,340 average AGI)
to St. Johns County, FL  0.41% ($89,910)
to Bradford County, FL  0.18% ($39,906)
Businesses in Green Cove Springs, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
DHL1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway2
FedEx2U-Haul2
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Green Cove Springs:

  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • WFXJ (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOS (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, FL; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCGL (1360 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JBD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJGR (1320 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROS (1050 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THE ROSE OF JACKSONVILLE)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Green Cove Springs:

  • WJBT (92.7 FM; GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WFYV-FM (104.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXQ (102.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WQIK-FM (99.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WROO (107.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKS (97.9 FM; NEPTUNE BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJCT-FM (89.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • W262AG (100.3 FM; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGNE-FM (99.9 FM; PALATKA, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WNCM-FM (88.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES)
  • W232AY (94.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKTZ-FM (90.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JONES COLLEGE)
  • WSOS-FM (94.1 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WJFR (88.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEAG-FM (106.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: DICKERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJF (105.5 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, FL; Owner: TAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Green Cove Springs:

  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCT (Channel 7; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WJEB-TV (Channel 59; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W09CF (Channel 9; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WAWS (Channel 30; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLV (Channel 12; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • WTEV-TV (Channel 47; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXX (Channel 25; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GANNETT RIVER STATES PUBLISHING CORPORATION)
  • WJXT (Channel 4; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WBXJ-CA (Channel 10; JACKSONVILLE, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WPXJ-LP (Channel 41; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W45BZ (Channel 45; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • W50CO (Channel 50; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54CS (Channel 54; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WWRJ-LP (Channel 27; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WQXT-CA (Channel 22; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: AIA TV, INC.)
Green Cove Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Green Cove Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 791ft / 241mTotal length
  • $500,000Total costs
  • 101,338Total average daily traffic
  • 7,614Total average daily truck traffic
  • 175,442Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Green Cove Springs, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Green Cove Springs, FL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$124,92712$86,42644$139,6383$67,1633$74,5471$48,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$218,4400$03$183,4631$16,5500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$136,2004$117,95535$128,8255$51,5867$124,4671$50,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$133,8902$130,33019$151,2161$135,5002$115,3300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$102,6956$146,9620$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.00 , 0314.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$64,3901$64,390

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.00 , 0314.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Green Cove Springs, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Green Cove Springs, FL - Value

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 30. The highest number of reported fires - 91 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Green Cove Springs, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.6%), and Structure Fires (26.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Green Cove Springs, FL
    • 23652.6%Outside Fires
    • 12126.9%Structure Fires
    • 8619.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 61.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Green Cove Springs, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Green Cove Springs, Florida:

  • Green Cove Springs Inn North, 1100 Orange Ave, Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043
  • Green Cove Springs Inn West, 1225 Idlewild Ave, Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Green Cove Springs, Florida
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Green Cove Springs, FL
  • 92.7%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Green Cove Springs, FL
  • 94.0%Electricity
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Green Cove Springs compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Green Cove Springs on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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