Horseshoe Beach, Florida

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Population in 2013: 167 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.9%
Males: 95  (57.3%)
Females: 72  (42.7%)
Median resident age:  58.9 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32648.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,327 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Horseshoe Beach:

$41,327
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,976 (it was $16,535 in 2000)

Horseshoe Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $136,833 (it was $72,100 in 2000)
Horseshoe Beach:

$136,833
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $251,514; Detached houses: $265,480; Mobile homes: $168,223; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $97,052
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  • White alone - 167 (98.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Horseshoe Beach: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (14.7%), Dutch (11.0%), German (10.5%), English (6.3%), Greek (5.2%), Hungarian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 822 people per square mile   (low).

Horseshoe Beach,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Horseshoe Beach:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Horseshoe Beach town:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 21.9%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Horseshoe Beach, Florida as of July 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Horseshoe Beach to the number of sex offenders is 55 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,417 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,214 (0.8%)

Horseshoe Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (59.4 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (113.3 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (727.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Cross City, FL (4.1 miles ), Steinhatchee, FL (4.1 miles ), Manattee Road, FL (4.8 miles ), Fanning Springs, FL (4.9 miles ), Andrews, FL (5.0 miles ), Cedar Key, FL (5.0 miles ), Chiefland, FL (5.1 miles ), Trenton, FL (5.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $175,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.44 N, Longitude: 83.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 352

Horseshoe Beach household income distribution Horseshoe Beach home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -48 (-18.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (50%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (53%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (37%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (40%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (20%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)
  • Art and design workers (7%)

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

Average climate in Horseshoe Beach, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Horseshoe Beach-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.8 miles away from the Horseshoe Beach town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1993, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 10 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Horseshoe Beach-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 300.7 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 264.8 miles away from Horseshoe Beach center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 310.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 303.1 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 285.6 miles away from Horseshoe Beach center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 434.6 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 Dixie County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Horseshoe Beach topographic map

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

  • Santa Fe College (about 55 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 11,819)
  • University of Florida (about 58 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 67 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 69 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • College of Central Florida (about 70 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Pasco-Hernando Community College (about 90 miles; New Port Richey, FL; FT enrollment: 7,030)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 91 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)

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Notable location: Dixie County Fire and Rescue Station 61 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Angler's Retreat (Highway 351).

Dixie 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 Horseshoe Beach that have no violations reported:

  • LILLY CREEK GENERAL STORE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.5%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Horseshoe Beach compared to Florida state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Horseshoe Beach travel time to work - commute Horseshoe Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Horseshoe Beach town (based on Dixie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.26%
Here: 44.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents69.5%8.3%5.0%4.6%12.5%
Congregations45.2%12.9%12.9%6.5%22.6%
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: 3
Dixie County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Dixie County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Dixie County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Dixie County:

29.7%
Florida:

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

15.0%
State:

14.0%
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
Financial Administration 1$869$10,4280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$536
Water Supply 1$1,063$12,7560$0
Totals for Government 2$1,932$11,5925$536

7.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
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 Levy County, FL  0.71% ($27,233 average AGI)
from Alachua County, FL  0.62% ($21,731)
from Gilchrist County, FL  0.52% ($23,318)


7.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
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 Levy County, FL  1.19% ($22,360 average AGI)
to Alachua County, FL  0.76% ($34,344)
to Gilchrist County, FL  0.59% ($21,040)

Strongest AM radio stations in Horseshoe Beach:

  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WYNY (1240 AM; 1 kW; CROSS CITY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Horseshoe Beach:

  • WKZY (106.9 FM; CROSS CITY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRGO (102.7 FM; CEDAR KEY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJY (101.7 FM; TRENTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNDN (107.9 FM; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)

TV broadcast stations around Horseshoe Beach:

  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)

Horseshoe Beach fatal accident list:

Jan 1, 1994 01:40 AM, Cr351, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 17, 1988 11:25 AM, 3rdavee, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 7, 1980 04:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 714 Southwest 267 Avenue (Lat: 29.661667 Lon: -83.230472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN773
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Douglas I Brandon
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Horseshoe Beach, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James870.3 years
John763.1 years
George354.3 years
Thomas372.0 years
William363.0 years
Arthur276.5 years
Joseph275.5 years
Annie274.5 years
Willie285.5 years
Most common last names in Horseshoe Beach, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Butler682.8 years
Carter473.8 years
Kight466.2 years
Osteen472.5 years
Valentine380.0 years
Bryant242.0 years
Sherrill281.0 years
Douglas292.5 years
Birchfield273.5 years
Little280.0 years

Horseshoe Beach on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial managers"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity"
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