Lake Helen, Florida

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Population in 2013: 2,624 (59% urban, 41% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 1,276  (48.6%)
Females: 1,348  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  47.7 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32744.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,520 (it was $34,577 in 2000)
Lake Helen:

$43,520
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,093 (it was $17,158 in 2000)

Lake Helen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,102 (it was $64,400 in 2000)
Lake Helen:

$102,102
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $169,091; Detached houses: $191,691; Mobile homes: $77,018

Median gross rent in 2012: $898.

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Lake Helen races chart
  • White alone - 2,209 (84.2%)
  • Black alone - 240 (9.1%)
  • Hispanic - 114 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 39 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Helen: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Lake Helen, FL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (13.1%), Irish (10.1%), English (9.9%), United States (4.9%), Italian (4.0%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 64 feet

Land area: 4.22 square miles.

Population density: 622 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Helen,FL real estate house value index trend

Lake Helen, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Helen:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Helen city:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

105 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe).

This city:  4.0%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lake Helen, Florida as of February 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Helen to the number of sex offenders is 374 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,663 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,360 (2.5%)

Lake Helen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Deltona, FL (5.4 miles , pop. 69,543).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (95.9 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (836.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Orange City, FL (2.2 miles ), De Land Southwest, FL (2.2 miles ), De Land, FL (2.3 miles ), Deltona, FL (2.3 miles ), North De Land, FL (2.4 miles ), West De Land, FL (2.5 miles ), De Bary, FL (2.9 miles ), Central Volusia, FL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $269,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $269,900
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $406,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $152,900
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $287,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 28.98 N, Longitude: 81.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 386

Lake Helen household income distribution Lake Helen home values distribution

Crime rates in Lake Helen by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000000000
per 100,000 35.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.036.10.037.6
Robberies 0003001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0105.30.00.035.90.00.00.0
Assaults 181917154410578
per 100,000 639.7662.5602.2526.5139.3139.7359.2180.7263.2300.6
Burglaries 38252721272116181820
per 100,000 1350.4871.7956.4737.1940.4733.5574.7650.5676.7751.6
Thefts 58464636443339433939
per 100,000 2061.11603.91629.51263.61532.61152.61400.91554.01466.21465.6
Auto thefts 86676154334
per 100,000 284.3209.2212.5245.7209.0523.9143.7108.4112.8150.3
Arson 1001000000
per 100,000 35.50.00.035.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.4) 410.6282.6277.6266.4176.8172.3196.0186.8172.6219.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lake Helen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Florida average:

2.45
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +285 (+11.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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

Average climate in Lake Helen, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Helen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/22/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Lake Helen city center killed 13 people and injured 36 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 11/1/1997, a category F3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center injured 32 people and caused $14 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Helen-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% 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 380.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 278.5 miles away from Lake Helen 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 248.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 346.1 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 289.0 miles away from Lake Helen 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 390.6 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 Volusia County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Helen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Helen:

  • JOHN KNOX VILLAGE MEDICAL CENTER-ORANGE CITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ORANGE CITY, FL)
  • JOHN KNOX VILLAGE OF CENTRAL FLORIDA INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ORANGE CITY, FL)
  • UNIVERSITY CENTER EAST (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DELAND, FL)
  • WOODLAND TERRACE EXTENDED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DELAND, FL)
  • DELTONA HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DELTONA, FL)
  • CENTER FOR HEALTH CARE OF THE ALLIANCE COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DELAND, FL)
  • DELAND DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; DELAND, FL)

Amtrak stations near Lake Helen:

  • 8 miles: DELAND (2491 OLD NEW YORK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 13 miles: SANFORD (AUTO-TRAIN) (SANFORD, 600 PERSIMMON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.
  • 13 miles: SANFORD (800 PERSIMMON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Stetson University (about 6 miles; DeLand, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,956)
  • Seminole State College of Florida (about 18 miles; Sanford, FL; FT enrollment: 14,124)
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach (about 19 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 4,932)
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide (about 19 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 9,244)
  • Daytona State College (about 19 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 11,389)
  • Bethune-Cookman University (about 20 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 3,733)
  • Wyotech-Daytona (about 27 miles; Ormond Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,295)

Private elementary/middle school in Lake Helen:

  • CENTRAL FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 10; Location: 626 E KICKLIGHTER RD; Grades: 1 - 11)
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Notable locations in Lake Helen: Volusia County Public Library System Lake Helen Public Library (A), Lake Helen Fire Department (B), Volusia County Fire Services Station 35 Lake Helen (C), Lake Helen Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Helen include: Mount Zion Baptist Church (A), Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Lake Helen United Methodist Church (C), First Congregational United Church of Christ (D), Church of God in Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lake Helen-Cassadaga Cemetery (1), Prevatt Settlement Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Harlan (A), Lake Helen (B), Lake Olivia (C), Pearl Lake (D), Lake Clough (E), King Pond (F), Giddings Lake (G), Lake Macy (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake Helen: Blake Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Cassadaga Hotel (355 Cassadaga Road), Clauser's Bed & Breakfast (201 East Kicklighter Road).

Volusia 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 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.45. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.45
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Helen and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF LAKE HELEN (Population served: 2,700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.9%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 31.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.2%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
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: 0.2% of all households

Lake Helen, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Lake Helen compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Banks with branches in Lake Helen (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lake Helen Branch at 520 West Main Street, branch established on 1980/06/21. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lake Helen travel time to work - commute Lake Helen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Helen city (based on Volusia County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.45%
Here: 37.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents40.6%18.0%8.3%4.6%3.6%
Congregations5.5%16.0%8.2%1.4%5.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.3%3.1%1.9%1.7%14.8%
Congregations4.1%3.4%2.7%5.1%48.5%
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: 90
Volusia County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 76
Volusia County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 180
Volusia County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 375
Here:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Volusia County:

24.5%
Florida:

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

14.1%
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 2$5,860$35,1600$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,777$63,1080$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,885$42,9240$0
Police - Other 1$1,842$22,1040$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,796$28,7760$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,851$22,2120$0
Water Supply 2$6,762$40,5720$0
Transit 0$0 1$159
Totals for Government 16$54,773$41,0801$159

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,643 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Volusia County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Seminole County, FL  0.81% ($35,483 average AGI)
from Orange County, FL  0.47% ($33,555)
from Flagler County, FL  0.28% ($31,518)


6.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Volusia County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Seminole County, FL  0.78% ($32,812 average AGI)
to Orange County, FL  0.54% ($37,091)
to Flagler County, FL  0.33% ($31,104)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Helen:

  • WYND (1310 AM; 9 kW; DELAND, FL; Owner: BUDDY TUCKER ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNDA (1490 AM; 1 kW; DELAND, FL; Owner: BLACK CROW RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WORL (660 AM; 5 kW; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WTLN (950 AM; 12 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TM2, INC.)
  • WDBO (580 AM; 5 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WELE (1380 AM; 5 kW; ORMOND BEACH, FL; Owner: WINGS COMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATED)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Helen:

  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCFB (94.5 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKTO (88.7 FM; EDGEWATER, FL; Owner: MIMS COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W247AK (97.3 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: CORNERSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGNE-FM (99.9 FM; PALATKA, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WMFE-FM (90.7 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLU (89.7 FM; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: CORNERSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRO-FM (93.1 FM; EDGEWATER, FL; Owner: BLACK CROW RADIO, LLC)
  • WNUE-FM (98.1 FM; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DAYTONA BEACH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUCF-FM (89.9 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Helen:

  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCEU (Channel 15; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: DAYTONA BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXB-LP (Channel 57; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WDYB-LP (Channel 53; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W21AU (Channel 21; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCAST COMPANY)

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

Lake Helen, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Florida average:
  • Fatal accident count: 166
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 255
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 54
  • Fatalities: 180
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 442
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 31
See more detailed statistics of Lake Helen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lake Helen)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Helen)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1171A , Serial Number: 25-0705, Year manufactured: 1982
    Registrant (Partnership): Aviation Gem, Po Box 874, Lake Helen, FL 32744
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21457 , Serial Number: 18261642, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Cameron Lane, 452 Tangerine Ave, Lake Helen, FL 32744
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40281 , Serial Number: 27-7305095, Year manufactured: 1973
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 289 E Ohio Ave, Lake Helen, FL 32744
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45439 , Serial Number: 1966, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Clay R Steffee, 119 N Lakeview Dr Po Box 1089, Lake Helen, FL 32744, Other Owners: Nina D Steffee
  • Aircraft: GARCIA JOAQUIN QUICKIE 1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ONAN ALL MDLS A/B (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 471JG , Serial Number: 471, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Richard A Baize, 176 N Euclid Av, Lake Helen, FL 32744
  • Aircraft: BEECH B50 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-480 SERIES (295 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 634F , Serial Number: CH-66, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1956
    Registrant (Individual): R J Rece, Po Box 141, Lake Helen, FL 32744

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$145,9415$118,61214$136,4271$30,0602$106,9300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$91,2401$74,8903$178,8770$01$38,2400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$148,4631$70,14012$127,2131$16,3502$60,7851$24,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$168,5001$69,3506$140,2880$01$124,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$163,4900$03$172,7230$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0910.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$207,6651$358,3701$158,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$214,6531$430,0900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$158,2200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0910.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Lake Helen, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3275.4 years
William3274.0 years
Robert2372.8 years
James2272.8 years
Mary1972.0 years
George1976.8 years
Joseph1771.0 years
Charles1571.2 years
Frank1373.7 years
Helen1175.6 years
Most common last names in Lake Helen, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1774.4 years
Smith1472.1 years
Roberts1173.6 years
Johnson780.0 years
Jones668.2 years
Nielsen681.9 years
Cooper572.6 years
Miller579.4 years
Allen572.8 years
Schultz577.4 years

Lake Helen on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2015.



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