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Population in 2012: 3,618 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 

Males: 1,712  (47.3%)
Females: 1,906  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  66.9 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33487.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $96,055 (it was $72,989 in 2000)
Highland Beach:

$96,055
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $79,184

Highland Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $445,903 (it was $210,400 in 2000)
Highland Beach:

$445,903
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $585,382; Detached houses: $1,528,710; Townhouses or other attached units: $641,246; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $962,564; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $474,264

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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  • White alone - 3,347 (94.6%)
  • Hispanic - 129 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Highland Beach: 109.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Polish (12.2%), Italian (9.6%), German (7.3%), Irish (7.3%), English (6.8%), United States (6.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 7,385 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Highland Beach:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highland Beach town:

  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

566 residents are foreign born (12.2% Europe).

This town:  15.8%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,381 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,012 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boca Raton, FL (2.9 miles , pop. 74,764).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (39.8 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (962.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Boca Raton, FL (1.7 miles ), Delray Beach, FL (2.1 miles ), Kings Point, FL (2.3 miles ), Boca Del Mar, FL (2.5 miles ), Gulf Stream, FL (2.5 miles ), Dunes Road, FL (2.6 miles ), Villages of Oriole, FL (2.6 miles ), Whisper Walk, FL (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $1,351,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $696,400
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $430,900
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $494,400
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $796,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $885,800
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $814,500
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $886,400
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $1,199,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $1,125,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,326,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $1,080,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,316,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,783,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 26.40 N, Longitude: 80.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 561

Highland Beach household income distribution Highland Beach home values distribution

Property values in Highland Beach, FL


 

Crime rates in Highland Beach by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000000000
per 100,000 25.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 004100000100
per 100,000 0.00.099.524.90.00.00.00.00.024.90.00.0
Robberies 110001000000
per 100,000 25.825.30.00.00.023.80.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 310024000200
per 100,000 77.525.30.00.047.495.40.00.00.049.80.00.0
Burglaries 9712108771177812
per 100,000 232.4177.3298.6248.8189.6166.9170.5277.4175.5174.3223.0330.7
Thefts 39303426222719382331930
per 100,000 1007.0760.1846.0646.8521.5643.9462.7958.1576.7771.9250.9826.7
Auto thefts 211305102122
per 100,000 51.625.324.974.60.0119.224.40.050.224.955.855.1
Arson 100000000000
per 100,000 25.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 139.759.3140.571.345.075.533.459.540.677.331.062.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.58
Florida average:

2.45

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Highland Beach, Florida accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +783 (+26.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (23%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Art and design workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Highland Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Highland Beach town center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/23/1965, a category F3 tornado 16.2 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 73.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Palm Beach County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Highland Beach:

  • BOCA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BOCA RATON, FL)
  • FOUNTAINS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BOCA RATON, FL)
  • BOCA HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BOCA RATON, FL)

Political contributions by individuals in Highland Beach, FL

Amtrak stations near Highland Beach:

  • 5 miles: DELRAY BEACH (345 S. CONGRESS AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: DEERFIELD BEACH (1300 W. HILLSBORO BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.highland-beach.fl.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland Beach:

  • Florida Atlantic University (about 4 miles; Boca Raton, FL; Full-time enrollment: 14,899)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 16 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 10,525)
  • Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale (about 16 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 10,580)
  • Broward College (about 20 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 13,490)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach (about 23 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus (about 23 miles; Plantation, FL; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 25 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 14,847)

Library in Highland Beach:

  • HIGHLAND BEACH LIBRARY (Operating income: $361,368; Location: 3614 SOUTH OCEAN BLVD.; 33,299 books; 1,862 audio materials; 3,847 video materials; 85 state licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Highland Beach: Delray Beach Fire Rescue Station 6 (A), Highland Beach Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Palm Beach 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
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.8. This is better than average.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.472. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.472
U.S.:

0.360
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.34
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.21
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.7%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  1.7 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.7%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Highland Beach, FL


2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Highland Beach compared to Florida state average:

Highland Beach, Florida environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Highland Beach travel time to work - commute


Highland Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Highland Beach town (based on Palm Beach County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.92%
Here55.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents47.5%26.4%6.7%2.9%2.4%
Congregations7.5%9.4%11.1%4.6%1.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.8%1.3%1.1%1.1%8.8%
Congregations4.6%3.4%2.3%2.9%52.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 259
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Palm Beach County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
Palm Beach County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
Palm Beach County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

17.3%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$9,795$58,7701$1,083
Other Government Administration 4$26,590$79,7705$5,254
Police Protection - Officers 13$72,311$66,7490$0
Police - Other 1$1,623$19,4760$0
Water Supply 9$45,152$60,2030$0
Local Libraries 1$6,987$83,8444$5,327
Other and Unallocable 6$31,492$62,9844$4,530
Totals for Government 36$193,950$64,65014$16,194

Highland Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $759,000 ($209.78)
    Sewerage: $578,000 ($159.76)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $1,741,000 ($481.21)
    Water Utilities: $1,079,000 ($298.23)
    Police Protection: $930,000 ($257.05)
    Financial Administration: $834,000 ($230.51)
    Sewerage: $521,000 ($144.00)
    General - Other: $347,000 ($95.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $302,000 ($83.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $217,000 ($59.98)
    Regular Highways: $152,000 ($42.01)
    Libraries: $141,000 ($38.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $287,000 ($79.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $89,000 ($24.60)
    Libraries: $56,000 ($15.48)
    Fire Protection: $43,000 ($11.89)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($7.74)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($6.08)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($3.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,692,000 ($467.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($1.66)

Highland Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $782,000 ($216.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $327,000 ($90.38)
    All Other: $52,000 ($14.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $46,000 ($12.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $225,000 ($62.19)
    General Revenue, NEC: $65,000 ($17.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $901,000 ($249.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $325,000 ($89.83)
    Highways: $37,000 ($10.23)
    All Other: $4,000 ($1.11)
  • Tax - Property: $3,316,000 ($916.53)
    Public Utilities: $473,000 ($130.74)
    NEC: $411,000 ($113.60)

Highland Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($27.64)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,685,000 ($1571.31)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $670,000 ($185.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,347,000 ($1477.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $768,000 ($212.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $338,000 ($93.42)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.55)

Highland Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,601,000 ($718.91)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $523,000 ($144.56)

6.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($77,359 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,095 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.18%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Broward County, FL  1.49% ($51,198 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.39% ($44,535)
from Nassau County, NY  0.17% ($119,286)


6.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($676 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Broward County, FL  1.00% ($43,692 average AGI)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.46% ($46,102)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.30% ($34,307)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland Beach:

  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WDJA (1420 AM; 5 kW; DELRAY BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL DELRAY BEACH, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WHSR (980 AM; 5 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSBR (740 AM; 3 kW; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland Beach:

  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Highland Beach:

  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WDLP-CA (Channel 21; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Highland Beach, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Florida average:
  • Fatal accident count: 164
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 177
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 434
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Highland Beach fatal accident list:

Jan 13, 2003 04:35 PM, Sr-A1a, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 7, 2000 08:22 PM, Sr-A1a, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1981 11:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 11, 1980 08:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 55 meters (180ft)
Total average daily traffic: 109,599
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,143


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 26.393056 Lon: -80.066667, Call Sign: WPDJ664
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2013
    Registrant: Express Radio, 10850 Wiles Rd, Coral Springs, FL 33076, Phone: (954) 344-9050, Fax: (954) 344-9112
  • 3920 S Ocean Blvd (Lat: 26.414250 Lon: -80.063667), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WGB484, Licensee ID: L00111827
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2003, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013
    Registrant: Highland Beach, Town Of, 3614 S Ocean Blvd, Highland Beach, FL 33487, Phone: (561) 278-4548
  • 1138 Russell Dr (Lat: 26.394806 Lon: -80.066444), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPDY693, Licensee ID: L00111827
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2003, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013
    Registrant: Highland Beach, Town Of, 3614 S Ocean Blvd, Highland Beach, FL 33487, Phone: (561) 278-4548

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 3407 S Ocean Blvd (Lat: 26.413389 Lon: -80.064472), Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WNEP933
    Assigned Frequencies: 2191.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2001, Expiration Date: 12/05/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/19/2007
    Registrant: Phone: (305) 338-1227

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Highland Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: ISRAEL AIRCRAFT INDUSTRIES 1125 WESTWIND ASTRA (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: GARRETT TFE 731 SER (3500 HP) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 116JC , Serial Number: 014, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1986
    Registrant (Corporation): Eller Group LLC, 3505 S Ocean Blvd Apt 11n, Highland Beach, FL 33487
  • Aircraft: YATES PETER LANCAIR IV-P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550 SER (280 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 441L , Serial Number: LIV-177, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Dan C Ii Hutson, 1014 Grand Ct, Highland Beach, FL 33487
  • Aircraft: ISRAEL AIRCRAFT INDUSTRIES 1125 WESTWIND ASTRA (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: GARRETT ATF 3 SERIES (2020 HP) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 789CA , Serial Number: 074, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1995
    Registrant (Corporation): Eller Group LLC, 3505 S Ocean Blvd Apt 11n, Highland Beach, FL 33487
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/14/2001
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9513U , Serial Number: AA1C-0001, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Kelly L Reagan, 4750 S Ocean Blvd Apt 908, Highland Beach, FL 33487



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED45$363,17887$366,3457$211,14360$357,767
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$427,83317$369,6470$09$344,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$259,85745$345,0442$212,50029$307,207
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$290,33321$390,6190$011$350,455
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$312,3335$226,2000$05$285,800

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0074.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$510,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0074.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Highland Beach, FL

  • Holiday Inn: 1


Highland Beach on our top lists:

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  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #23 (33487) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Austrian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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