Lawtey, Florida

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Population in 2017: 723 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.2%
 
Males: 428  (59.2%)
Females: 295  (40.8%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32058.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,347 (it was $23,875 in 2000)
Lawtey:

$32,347
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,547 (it was $14,122 in 2000)

Lawtey city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,976 (it was $55,300 in 2000)
Lawtey:

$126,976
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $133,114; detached houses: $143,140; mobile homes: $71,694

Median gross rent in 2017: $635.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lawtey: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.1%
(27.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.1% for Black residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lawtey, FL (2010)
    • 43259.2%White alone
    • 26235.9%Black alone
    • 152.1%Hispanic
    • 91.2%Two or more races
    • 50.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Lawtey, Florida as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lawtey is 43 to 1.


Crime rates in Lawtey by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(144.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(1,012)
5
(723.6)
1
(141.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(140.1)
4
(563.4)
2
(278.9)
3
(419.0)
2
(277.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(436.0)
4
(574.7)
12
(1,734)
2
(289.4)
14
(1,986)
5
(716.3)
3
(415.5)
2
(280.1)
3
(422.5)
10
(1,395)
1
(139.7)
1
(138.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(872.1)
7
(1,006)
4
(578.0)
0
(0.0)
15
(2,128)
3
(429.8)
2
(277.0)
5
(700.3)
4
(563.4)
2
(278.9)
1
(139.7)
1
(138.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(287.4)
2
(289.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)65.4103.4369.9208.4252.567.340.275.6164.8164.699.270.6

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City-data.com crime index in Lawtey, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (6.9%), German (6.1%), British (3.9%), Irish (2.0%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 162 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 526 people per square mile   (low).

Lawtey, Florida map

59 residents are foreign born (2.4% North America, 1.6% Africa, 1.0% Europe).

This city:

5.2%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $654 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $561 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (30.7 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (31.1 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (791.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Starke, FL (2.7 miles ),
Middleburg-Clay Hill, FL (3.1 miles ),
Raiford, FL (3.2 miles),
Middleburg, FL (3.2 miles ),
Hampton, FL (3.6 miles ),
Asbury Lake, FL (3.9 miles ),
Lake Butler, FL (4.0 miles ),
Penney Farms, FL (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 30.05 N, Longitude: 82.07 W

Area code: 904

Distribution of median household income in Lawtey, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lawtey, FL in 2017
Lawtey satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Lawtey, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (16.8%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (26.4%)
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
  • Food (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.1%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Lawtey, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (17.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Religious workers (4.5%)
  • Construction laborers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (16.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in Lawtey, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Lawtey-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/7/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Lawtey city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/25/1960, a category F3 tornado 35.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lawtey-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 382.3 miles away from Lawtey center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 227.8 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 265.8 miles away from Lawtey 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 206.3 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 318.4 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 237.6 miles away from Lawtey 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 Bradford County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lawtey topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lawtey:

  • BESSENT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE NORTH FLORIDA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • SHANDS STARKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • BMA - STARKE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • WINDSOR MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • BRADFORD TERRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; STARKE, FL)
  • WALNUT STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; STARKE, FL)

Amtrak station near Lawtey:

  • 19 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 Lawtey:

  • Florida Gateway College (about 32 miles; Lake City, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,179)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 32 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • University of Florida (about 34 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Santa Fe College (about 34 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)
  • Jacksonville University (about 35 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 37 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • University of North Florida (about 38 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)

Public elementary/middle school in Lawtey:

  • LAWTEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 22703 PARK ST, Grades: PK-5)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lawtey: Lawtey Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (A), Lawtey Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lawtey include: Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church (A), Faith Baptist Church of Lawtey (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (23670 US Highway 301 North).

Bradford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lawtey:

Marital status in Lawtey, FL
  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Lawtey:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lawtey, FL (based on Bradford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,76140
Mainline Protestant2,2707
Other5672
Black Protestant4365
Catholic1421
None15,344-
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: 5
Here:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Bradford County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Bradford County:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Bradford County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

11.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.2%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bradford County:

8.6%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lawtey:

49.4%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Lawtey:

29.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lawtey:

20.3%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lawtey:

10.8%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Lawtey:

37.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

55.3%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lawtey, FL Residents
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
Water Supply 2$860$5,1600$0
Police - Other 1$443$5,3160$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,923$35,0765$1,980
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,871$58,4526$4,654
Streets and Highways 1$2,524$30,2880$0
Financial Administration 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$13,835$23,71711$6,634

Lawtey government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $197,000 ($272.48)
    Water Utilities: $87,000 ($120.33)
    Regular Highways: $86,000 ($118.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000 ($70.54)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($62.24)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($38.73)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($33.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($16.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($11.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $376,000 ($520.06)
    Water Utilities: $56,000 ($77.46)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($24.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($11.07)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($2.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $241,000 ($333.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($49.79)

Lawtey government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $44,000 ($60.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($26.28)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $357,000 ($493.78)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($30.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $209,000 ($289.07)
    General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($24.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($24.90)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($4.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $135,000 ($186.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $59,000 ($81.60)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $49,000 ($67.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $39,000 ($53.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $25,000 ($34.58)
    Property: $20,000 ($27.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000 ($11.07)

Lawtey government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $794,000 ($1098.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $784,000 ($1084.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($13.83)

Lawtey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,360,000 ($1881.05)

7.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
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 Clay County, FL  1.68% ($39,906 average AGI)
from Alachua County, FL  1.38% ($46,283)
from Duval County, FL  0.91% ($36,347)


7.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Florida average:

6.59%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clay County, FL  1.45% ($34,390 average AGI)
to Alachua County, FL  1.27% ($35,350)
to Union County, FL  0.77% ($38,063)

Businesses in Lawtey, FL

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lawtey:

  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, 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.)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • WFXJ (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEAG (1490 AM; 1 kW; STARKE, FL; Owner: DICKERSON BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROS (1050 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THE ROSE OF JACKSONVILLE)
  • WJGR (1320 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lawtey:

  • WEAG-FM (106.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: DICKERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WTLG (88.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: STARKE CHRISTIAN-EDUC. RADIO & T.V.)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WQIK-FM (99.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFYV-FM (104.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXQ (102.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFKS (97.9 FM; NEPTUNE BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROO (107.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WJCT-FM (89.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJXR (92.1 FM; MACCLENNY, FL; Owner: WJXR, INC.)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WJBT (92.7 FM; GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBXY (99.5 FM; LA CROSSE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHJX (105.7 FM; BALDWIN, FL; Owner: TAMA GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WJFR (88.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lawtey:

  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJCT (Channel 7; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • W09CF (Channel 9; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WJEB-TV (Channel 59; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAWS (Channel 30; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTEV-TV (Channel 47; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLV (Channel 12; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • WJXX (Channel 25; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GANNETT RIVER STATES PUBLISHING CORPORATION)
  • WJXT (Channel 4; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WPXJ-LP (Channel 41; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, 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)
  • W50CO (Channel 50; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54CS (Channel 54; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXJ-CA (Channel 10; JACKSONVILLE, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WWRJ-LP (Channel 27; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • Lawtey, Florida
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count18639
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents28172
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons6103
  • Fatalities20577
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents49224
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2941
See more detailed statistics of Lawtey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.3mTotal length
  • $2,378,000Total costs
  • 148,330Total average daily traffic
  • 31,013Total average daily truck traffic
  • 252,897Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lawtey, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lawtey, FL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lawtey)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Hwy 200b (Lat: 30.033861 Lon: -82.070944), Call Sign: KVJ748, Licensee ID: L00755230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 06/28/2023, Registrant: State Of Florida, 501 South Calhoun Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500, Phone: (850) 171-3195, Email:
  • On Hwy 200b 1 Mi S (Lat: 30.033861 Lon: -82.070944), Call Sign: WXP337, Licensee ID: L00755230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.4200 MHz, 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2013, Expiration Date: 06/28/2023, Registrant: State Of Florida, 2601 Blair Stone Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500, Phone: (904) 488-2810
  • Highland Ofc 1.3 Mi Ne (Lat: 30.051361 Lon: -82.050944), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPCD392,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2003, Expiration Date: 04/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2009, Registrant: Csc/Dupont, 400 Commerce Drive, Newark, DE 19713, Phone: (302) 391-8374

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, E Side Of Ne 20th St & State Rd 125 (Lat: 30.058833 Lon: -82.056750), Overall height: 141.7 m, Call Sign: WNET802,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2181.60 MHz, 2183.20 MHz, 2192.80 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/1998, Expiration Date: 11/24/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2006, Registrant: 3000 K Street, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 424-7500, Fax: (202) 424-7643, Email:
  • STATION, E Side Of Ne 20th St & Sr125 (Lat: 30.058833 Lon: -82.056750), Overall height: 141.7 m, Call Sign: WNTF427,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.793 MHz, 928.793 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Registrant: Florida Power & Light Company, 9250 W. Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33174, Phone: (305) 552-2559, Fax: (305) 552-4174, Email:
  • 877721, Highway 301 (Lat: 30.004222 Lon: -82.089917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 75.6 m, Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WQNY873,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+26 more), Grant Date: 07/12/2011, Expiration Date: 07/12/2021, Certifier: Pat Lien, Registrant: North Florida Broadband Authority, 1 Courthouse Circle, Monticello, FL 32344, Phone: (850) 342-0218, Fax: (850) 342-0222, Email:
  • JA03XC036, Highway 301 (Lat: 30.004222 Lon: -82.089917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.6 m, Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WQSH677,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 09/20/2013, Expiration Date: 09/20/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • JA73XC020, Hwy 125 & Hwy 301 (Lat: 30.055556 Lon: -82.074444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQSH706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 09/20/2013, Expiration Date: 09/20/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • LAWTEY CM SC, Lawtey Community School, 22703 North Park St. (Lat: 30.046028 Lon: -82.072361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQST457,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 11/13/2023, Certifier: Darol Lain, Registrant: Affiniti, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • LAWTEY, 23016 Ne 7th Avenue (Lat: 30.059111 Lon: -82.056778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 137.2 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WRCY842, Licensee ID: L00124465,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 02/28/2019, Expiration Date: 02/28/2029, Certifier: Tim Lewis, Registrant: Florida Power & Light Company, 9250 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33174, Phone: (305) 552-4041, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lawtey)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CRESWELL RICHARD N RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 90RC , Serial Number: 752, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph D Starling, 251 Ne 247th St, Lawtey, FL 32058
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-CD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94746 , Serial Number: 4857, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Ricky D Rinehart, 2931 Nw 216th St, Lawtey, FL 32058
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1839X , Serial Number: 18255939, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 05/23/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph D Starling, 251 Ne 247th St, Lawtey, FL 32058
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/20/2018

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 77 took place in 2006, and the least - 7 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Lawtey, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (61.7%), and Structure Fires (24.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lawtey, FL
    • 31461.7%Outside Fires
    • 12224.0%Structure Fires
    • 5510.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 183.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lawtey, FL
Most common first names in Lawtey, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2870.9 years
John2269.0 years
Robert1870.6 years
William1773.4 years
Mary1774.1 years
Willie1473.1 years
Joseph1169.6 years
Charles1069.7 years
Thomas1065.8 years
Minnie877.0 years
Most common last names in Lawtey, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Griffis3576.7 years
Starling2376.0 years
Norman1876.7 years
Crawford1871.5 years
Williams1671.1 years
Smith1269.4 years
Crews1269.7 years
Wilkerson1171.4 years
Prevatt1176.2 years
Johnson1170.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lawtey, FL
  • 93.6%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lawtey, FL
  • 98.2%Electricity
  • 1.8%No fuel used


Lawtey compared to Florida state average:

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

Lawtey on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern America (population 500+)"
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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