Lake Butler, Florida

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Population in 2019: 1,804 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 
Males: 782  (43.3%)
Females: 1,022  (56.7%)
Median resident age:

27.2 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 32054.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,785 (it was $25,347 in 2000)
Lake Butler:

$33,785
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,655 (it was $14,174 in 2000)

Lake Butler city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $125,111 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Lake Butler:

$125,111
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $140,982; detached houses: $181,282; mobile homes: $55,692

Median gross rent in 2019: $511.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Butler: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 35.0%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.1% for Black residents, 32.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.2% for other race residents, 81.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lake Butler, FL (2019)
    • 1,19765.5%White alone
    • 47325.9%Black alone
    • 764.2%Two or more races
    • 563.1%Hispanic
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Lake Butler, Florida as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake Butler is 47 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (14.9%), American (10.7%), English (5.4%), German (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 136 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,050 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Butler, Florida map

28 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,089 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $404 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (24.7 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (45.6 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (781.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Raiford, FL (2.6 miles),
Worthington Springs, FL (2.8 miles),
Brooker, FL (3.0 miles ),
La Crosse, FL (3.6 miles),
Starke, FL (3.9 miles ),
Lawtey, FL (4.0 miles ),
Hampton, FL (4.0 miles ),
Alachua, FL (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 30.02 N, Longitude: 82.34 W

Area code: 386

Distribution of median household income in Lake Butler, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lake Butler, FL in 2019
Lake Butler satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Florida:

6.3%
Most common industries in Lake Butler, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (19.9%)
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (19.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Truck transportation (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Wood products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.2%)
  • Public administration (20.7%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Lake Butler, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (12.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.3%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Lake Butler, Florida

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Lake Butler, Florida environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.6. This is about average.

City:

64.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 2/25/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Lake Butler city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/25/2006, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Butler-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 81% 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 369.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 266.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 237.5 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 303.3 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 247.1 miles away from Lake Butler center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Butler topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Butler:

  • LAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL HAND SURGERY CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 850 E MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lake Butler:

  • BMA - STARKE (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE NORTH FLORIDA (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • WALNUT STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • WINDSOR MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • SHANDS STARKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • BRADFORD TERRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • BESSENT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; STARKE, FL)

Airports located in Lake Butler:

Amtrak station near Lake Butler:

  • 20 miles: WALDO (U.S. 301 & STATE RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Butler:

  • Florida Gateway College (about 18 miles; Lake City, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,179)
  • Santa Fe College (about 25 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)
  • University of Florida (about 27 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 47 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 48 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Jacksonville University (about 50 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • University of North Florida (about 53 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)

Public high schools in Lake Butler:

  • UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 281, Location: 1000 S LAKE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • THE OUTPOST (Students: 27, Location: 208 SE 6TH ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • UNION VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 55 SW 6TH ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • UNION VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (DISTRICT PROVID (Location: 55 SW 6TH ST, Grades: KG-12)

Private high school in Lake Butler:

  • LAKE BUTLER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 9, Location: 480 SW 3RD ST, Grades: KG-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Butler:

See full list of schools located in Lake Butler

Library in Lake Butler:

  • NEW RIVER PUBLIC LIBRARY COOPERATIVE (Operating income: $1,676,641; Location: 110 N. LAKE AVE; 127,122 books; 4,696 audio materials; 5,336 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 229 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lake Butler: Lakeside Park (A), Isleworth Railroad Station (B), Union County Public Library (C), Windermere Town Library (D), Windermere Police Department (E), Union County Department of Emergency Services (F), Orange County Fire Rescue Department Station 35 (G), Lake Butler Volunteer Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Isleworth Promenade Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lake Butler include: Holden Heights Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Windermere (B), Saint Lukes United Methodist Church at Windemere (C), Episcopal Church of the Ascension (D), Trinity Baptist Church (E), Lake Butler Church of God (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Christian Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Winter Garden Cemetery (1), Dekle Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Bessie (A), Lake Blanche (B), Lake Butler (C), Lake Buynak (D), Open Pond (E), Lake Palmer (F), Lake Chase (G), Lake Crescent (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: C. J. Spiller - College football player.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Lake Butler in 2000:

  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in state prisons
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Lake Butler (2011 data):

  • Community State Bank: Lake Butler Branch at 255 Southeast 6th Street, branch established on 2001/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $53.1 mil, Deposits: $44.8 mil, headquarters in Starke, FL, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Community State Bank Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Lake Butler Branch at 300 West Main Street, branch established on 1911/12/12. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Lake Butler:

Marital status in Lake Butler, FL
  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Butler:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Florida average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lake Butler
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Butler, FL (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,59618
Other4811
Black Protestant1171
Mainline Protestant1002
None12,241-
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: 1
Here:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Union County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Union County:

4.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Union County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

11.2%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

34.5%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.4%
Florida:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Butler:

48.9%
Florida:

49.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Florida:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lake Butler:

21.1%
State:

19.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake Butler:

10.2%
Florida:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Lake Butler:

35.4%
Florida:

34.7%

General health condition:
Lake Butler:

56.7%
Florida:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Butler:

81.0%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Butler, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$11,680$35,0400$0
Sewerage 3$10,095$40,3800$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,885$29,3100$0
Water Supply 2$5,801$34,8060$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,529$30,3480$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,137$13,6445$4,630
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$2,566
Totals for Government 13$36,127$33,34811$7,196

Lake Butler government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $632,000 ($350.33)
    Water Utilities: $324,000 ($179.60)
    Central Staff Services: $215,000 ($119.18)
    Regular Highways: $170,000 ($94.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $150,000 ($83.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000 ($74.83)
    Financial Administration: $98,000 ($54.32)
    General - Other: $75,000 ($41.57)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($38.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($11.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($7.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($27.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($22.73)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($6.10)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($2.77)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($1.66)

Lake Butler government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $691,000 ($383.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000 ($92.02)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($41.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($21.06)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($4.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $30,000 ($16.63)
    General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($11.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.55)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $295,000 ($163.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $111,000 ($61.53)
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000 ($10.53)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $139,000 ($77.05)
    Property: $117,000 ($64.86)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $102,000 ($56.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $95,000 ($52.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $35,000 ($19.40)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.55)

Lake Butler government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,034,000 ($573.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $993,000 ($550.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($27.72)

Lake Butler government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,672,000 ($926.83)

8.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,613 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.42%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bradford County, FL  1.68% ($38,063 average AGI)
from Alachua County, FL  1.63% ($31,213)
from Columbia County, FL  0.99% ($26,703)
Businesses in Lake Butler, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
CVS1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Butler:

  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)
  • WLUS (980 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJD (1390 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Butler:

  • WUCR-LP (107.9 FM; LAKE BUTLER, FL; Owner: SYNEWAVE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEAG-FM (106.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: DICKERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WBXY (99.5 FM; LA CROSSE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNFB (94.3 FM; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: NEWMAN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYGC (104.9 FM; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDT (92.5 FM; ALACHUA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WQLC (102.1 FM; WATERTOWN, FL; Owner: LOUIS D. BOLTON, II)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLG (88.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: STARKE CHRISTIAN-EDUC. RADIO & T.V.)
  • WJLF (91.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WYKS (105.3 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: GILLEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCJX (106.5 FM; FIVE POINTS, FL; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Butler:

  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W23AQ (Channel 23; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBXG-CA (Channel 31; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • Lake Butler, Florida
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents27
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count33242
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents51549
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons11014
  • Fatalities36386
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents87537
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents6362
See more detailed statistics of Lake Butler fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.6mTotal length
  • $5,191,000Total costs
  • 25,900Total average daily traffic
  • 4,253Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,937Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Butler)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lake Butler, FL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Lake Butler, 14785 Nw 11th Drive (Lat: 30.034417 Lon: -82.374917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 81.4 m, Call Sign: WPSG596,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6630.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 04/18/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2017, Certifier: Douglas I Brandon, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • LAKE BUTLER, 1050 South East 6th Street (Lat: 30.015611 Lon: -82.326583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121 m, Overall height: 121.6 m, Call Sign: WPUE988,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2002, Expiration Date: 02/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2007, Certifier: Roger Boucher, Registrant: M/A-Com, Inc., 3315 Old Forest Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501, Phone: (434) 385-2820, Fax: (434) 385-2693
  • LAKE BUTLER, 1050 South East 6th Street (Lat: 30.015611 Lon: -82.326583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121 m, Overall height: 121.6 m, Call Sign: WQGJ716,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2017, Expiration Date: 02/07/2027, Certifier: Scott Mikuen, Registrant: L3harris Technologies, Inc., 7022 Tpc Drive, Suite 500, Orlando, FL 32822, Phone: (407) 240-5101, Fax: (407) 251-8270, Email:
  • 24573, Route 5 Box 4260 (#24573) (Lat: 30.001361 Lon: -82.496222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQNY592,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2011, Expiration Date: 07/08/2021, Certifier: Pat Lien, Registrant: North Florida Broadband Authority, 1 Courthouse Circle, Monticello, FL 32344, Phone: (850) 342-0218, Fax: (850) 342-0222, Email:
  • 973284, 1050 South East 6th Street (Lat: 30.015611 Lon: -82.326583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 116.1 m, Overall height: 121.6 m, Call Sign: WQNZ452,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2011, Expiration Date: 07/18/2021, Certifier: Pat Lien, Registrant: North Florida Broadband Authority, 1 Courthouse Circle, Monticello, FL 32344, Phone: (850) 342-0218, Fax: (850) 342-0222, Email:
  • 873284, 1050 South East 6th Street (Lat: 30.015611 Lon: -82.326583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 116.1 m, Overall height: 121.6 m, Call Sign: WQNZ485,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2011, Expiration Date: 07/18/2021, Certifier: Pat Lien, Registrant: North Florida Broadband Authority, 1 Courthouse Circle, Monticello, FL 32344, Phone: (850) 342-0218, Fax: (850) 342-0222, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Butler)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lake Butler)

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of fire incidents - 109 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lake Butler, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (58.9%), and Structure Fires (26.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lake Butler, FL
    • 33858.9%Outside Fires
    • 15026.1%Structure Fires
    • 7112.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 152.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Butler, FL
Most common first names in Lake Butler, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5870.8 years
William3766.6 years
John34129.5 years
Mary3177.8 years
Robert2764.9 years
Joseph1968.6 years
George1770.7 years
Willie1769.1 years
Annie1678.9 years
Charles1671.4 years
Most common last names in Lake Butler, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thomas3373.0 years
Parrish3070.4 years
Roberts2771.3 years
Smith2176.1 years
Williams2170.6 years
Crawford2079.6 years
Dukes1977.6 years
Jones1974.0 years
Crews1873.3 years
Brown1869.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Butler, FL
  • 95.1%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Butler, FL
  • 99.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Utility gas


Lake Butler compared to Florida state average:

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

Lake Butler on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Ronald Harry Clemons (1)
  • James Keith Shirkey (1)
  • James Larry Kitchens, Sr. (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2023.