Harlem, Florida

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Population in 2010: 2,658. Population change since 2000: -2.6%
Males: 1,182  (44.5%)
Females: 1,476  (55.5%)
Median resident age:  24.4 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 33440.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $17,079 (it was $21,232 in 2000)
Harlem:

$17,079
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,956 (it was $11,571 in 2000)

Harlem CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,085 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Harlem:

$78,085
FL:

$153,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $463.

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  • Races in Harlem, FL (2010)

    Harlem races chart
    • 2,53995.5%Black alone
    • 813.0%Hispanic
    • 240.9%White alone
    • 90.3%Two or more races
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harlem: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (52.2%), West Indian (5.2%), Subsaharan African (1.2%), English (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 2,746 people per square mile   (average).

Harlem,FL real estate house value index trend

Harlem, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Harlem:

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harlem CDP:

  • Never married: 40.7%
  • Now married: 28.8%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

147 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This place:

5.9%
Florida:

19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $766 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $730 (1.2%)

Harlem satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter, FL (44.9 miles , pop. 74,157).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (73.0 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (903.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Clewiston, FL (1.3 miles ), Lake Harbor, FL (3.1 miles) , Montura, FL (3.3 miles ), Moore Haven, FL (3.4 miles ), South Bay, FL (3.9 miles ), Pioneer, FL (4.1 miles ), Belle Glade Camp, FL (4.2 miles ), Belle Glade, FL (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 26.74 N, Longitude: 80.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 863

Harlem household income distribution Harlem home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.0%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (29%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Harlem, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harlem-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Harlem place center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/13/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the place center caused $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harlem-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 353.1 miles away from the city 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 130.3 miles away from Harlem center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 429.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 300.3 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 396.8 miles away from Harlem 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 488.2 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 Hendry County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harlem topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harlem:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES - CLEWISTON (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; CLEWISTON, FL)
  • PALM TERRACE OF CLEWISTON (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CLEWISTON, FL)
  • HENDRY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 2 miles away; CLEWISTON, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harlem:

  • Palm Beach State College (about 55 miles; Lake Worth, FL; Full-time enrollment: 19,938)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 55 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 11,165)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 56 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Lynn University (about 57 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 59 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Hodges University (about 59 miles; Naples, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • Edison State College (about 60 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 10,649)

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Notable locations in Harlem: Seminole Tribe Police (A), Harlem Community Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harlem include: Truevine Church (A), New Life Bible Learning Center (B), Mount Calvary Missionary Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hendry 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 2012 was 75.3. This is about average.

City:

75.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 50.9%
(53.5% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
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: 0.0% of all households

Harlem compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Florida average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (96%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Harlem CDP (based on Hendry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,48446
Catholic2,6003
Mainline Protestant1,3846
Black Protestant5742
Other1232
None27,975-
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: 10
Hendry County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Hendry County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hendry County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hendry County:

31.6%
Florida:

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

17.1%
State:

14.0%

8.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
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 Lee County, FL  1.42% ($26,946 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.90% ($26,429)
from Broward County, FL  0.77% ($60,733)


9.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.34%
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 Lee County, FL  1.86% ($28,775 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.92% ($27,287)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.75% ($20,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harlem:

  • WAFC (590 AM; 5 kW; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harlem:

  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WJCB (88.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBGF (93.5 FM; BELLE GLADE, FL; Owner: BGI BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRQC (92.5 FM; ESTERO, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W213AF (90.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Harlem:

  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Nigel G Mann, G-508 Tower Will Be Located East Of Cr 835 About 21.6 Miles South Of Harlem Fl. (Lat: 26.433000 Lon: -80.944278), Type: 63.3, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 5616822334, Nmann@sfwmd.Gov, 3301 GUN CLUB RD
  • Alexander Seifert, G-508 Tower Will Be Located East Of Cr 835 About 21.6 Miles South Of Harlem Fl. (Lat: 26.433000 Lon: -80.944278), Type: 63.3, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 5616822334, Nmann@sfwmd.Gov, 3301 GUN CLUB RD

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • G-508, East Of County Road 835, 21.6 Miles South Of (Lat: 26.433000 Lon: -80.944278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQLM717
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2010, Expiration Date: 03/10/2020, Certifier: Aaron Read
    Registrant: South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, Msc6381, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Phone: (561) 682-2261, Fax: (561) 682-5309, Email:

Harlem on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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