Lecanto, Florida

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Population in 2010: 5,882.
Population change since 2000: +14.0%
Males: 3,427  (58.3%)
Females: 2,455  (41.7%)
Median resident age:

46.3 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 34461.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,387 (it was $40,826 in 2000)
Lecanto:

$46,387
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,017 (it was $20,625 in 2000)

Lecanto CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $194,459 (it was $85,100 in 2000)
Lecanto:

$194,459
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $202,660; detached houses: $235,589; mobile homes: $111,863

Median gross rent in 2019: $862.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lecanto: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.5%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.0% for Black residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lecanto, FL (2019)
    • 6,02585.6%White alone
    • 4085.8%Black alone
    • 3655.2%Hispanic
    • 600.9%Two or more races
    • 500.7%American Indian alone
    • 270.4%Asian alone
    • 50.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Lecanto, Florida as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lecanto is 175 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (30.8%), Irish (13.0%), German (12.3%), English (6.5%), Italian (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 49 feet

Land area: 27.0 square miles.

Population density: 217 people per square mile   (very low).

Lecanto, Florida map

364 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 2.2% Europe).

This place:

5.2%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,768 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,354 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spring Hill, FL (25.9 miles , pop. 69,078).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (60.7 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (780.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Citrus Hills, FL (2.1 miles ),
Black Diamond, FL (2.1 miles ),
Beverly Hills, FL (2.2 miles ),
Homosassa Springs, FL (2.3 miles ),
Inverness Highlands North, FL (2.5 miles ),
Pine Ridge, FL (2.6 miles ),
Crystal River, FL (2.8 miles ),
Sugarmill Woods, FL (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 28.85 N, Longitude: 82.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,454 (+34.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 436 (23.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 352

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

6.9%
Florida:

6.3%
Most common industries in Lecanto, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.3%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.9%)
  • Utilities (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.3%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Lecanto, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)

Average climate in Lecanto, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lecanto, Florida average temperatures Lecanto, Florida average precipitation Lecanto, Florida humidity Lecanto, Florida wind speed Lecanto, Florida snowfall Lecanto, Florida sunshine Lecanto, Florida clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Lecanto-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Lecanto place center killed 3 people and injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/31/1975, a category F3 tornado 24.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lecanto-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 86% 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 311.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 327.2 miles away from Lecanto center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 312.6 miles away from Lecanto center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 347.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 196.9 miles away from Lecanto center
On 9/21/2016 at 16:30:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from Lecanto 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 Citrus County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lecanto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lecanto:

  • HERITAGE BEVERLY HILLS (2804 W MARC KNIGHTON CT)
  • HOSPICE OF CITRUS COUNTY (3350 W AUDUBON PARK PATH)
  • KEY PINE VILLAGE (1275 NORTH RAINBOW LOOP)
  • ADVOCATE HOME HEALTH CARE INC (2653 N LECANTO HWY)
  • DIAMOND RIDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2730 W MARC KNIGHTON CT)
  • HEALTH CENTER AT BRENTWOOD (2333 N BRENTWOOD CIR)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF CITRUS COUNTY (3325 W JERWAYNE LN)

Heliports located in Lecanto:

Operable nuclear power plant near Lecanto:

  • 8 miles: Crystal River 3 in Crystal River, FL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lecanto:

  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 27 miles; Ocala, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,736)
  • College of Central Florida (about 29 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Saint Leo University (about 38 miles; Saint Leo, FL; FT enrollment: 14,572)
  • Pasco-Hernando Community College (about 41 miles; New Port Richey, FL; FT enrollment: 7,030)
  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 42 miles; Leesburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of South Florida-Main Campus (about 55 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 35,920)
  • University of Florida (about 56 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)

Public high schools in Lecanto:

  • CITRUS COUNTY RENAISSANCE CENTER (Students: 975, Location: 3630 W EDUCATIONAL PATH, Grades: 6-12)
  • CREST SCHOOL (Students: 628, Location: 2600 S PANTHER PRIDE DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • LECANTO HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3810 W EDUCATIONAL PATH, Grades: 9-12)
  • CYPRESS CREEK ACADEMY (Location: 2855 W WOODLAND RIDGE DR, Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in Lecanto:

  • SEVEN RIVERS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 341, Location: 4221 W GULF TO LAKE HWY, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lecanto:

Private elementary/middle school in Lecanto:

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 186, Location: 4341 W HOMOSASSA TRL, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Lecanto

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Our hospital name changed on November 2003 from Seven Rivers Community Hospital to Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lecanto: Beverly Plaza (A), Lecanto Community Center (B), Citrus County Health Department (C), Lecanto County Government Building (D), Citrus County Fire Rescue Station 21 (E), Citrus County Sheriff's Office and Emergency Operations Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lecanto include: Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church (A), Saint Scholastica Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Michael the Archangel Greek Orthodox Church (C), Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church (D), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E), Freedom Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church of Lecanto (G), Lecanto Church of Christ (H), Bible Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lecanto Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lecanto include: Lecanto Park (1), Lecanto High School Football Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Citrus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CITRUS CO UTL/CHARLES A. BLACK (Population served: 20,179, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CITRUS SPRINGS (Address: 1300 S. LECANTO HWY. , Population served: 15,675, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
GOSPEL ISLAND ESTATES (Address: 1300 S. LECANTO HWY. , Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-07-2008 to MAR-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-07-2008 to MAR-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2008)
RUSTY DUCK RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lecanto that have no violations reported:

  • GOLDEN TERRACE (Address: 1300 S. LECANTO HWY. , Population served: 385, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • ELDORADO ESTATES (Population served: 188, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CITR. CO UTL/FOXWOOD/INDIAN AC (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CITRUS CO UTL/WATER OAKS S/D (Population served: 148, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BIG PINE ACRES (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SABINA'S PLAZA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.8%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lecanto in 2010:

  • 521 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 95 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Lecanto in 2000:

  • 268 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 172 people in nursing homes
  • 94 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 93 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Lecanto:

Marital status in Lecanto, FL
  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Lecanto:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Florida average:

12.1

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lecanto, FL (based on Citrus County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,465100
Catholic13,6126
Mainline Protestant6,56915
Other1,88310
Black Protestant4414
Orthodox2462
None98,020-
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: 19
Citrus County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Citrus County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 86
Citrus County:

6.15 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

11.3%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.2%
Florida:

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

12.0%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.5%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lecanto:

47.4%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Lecanto:

28.4
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.8%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lecanto:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Lecanto:

55.3%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lecanto:

75.7%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lecanto, FL Residents

8.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,775 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Citrus County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, FL  0.75% ($40,243 average AGI)
from Hernando County, FL  0.45% ($36,810)
from Pinellas County, FL  0.39% ($50,920)


6.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($318 average AGI)
Citrus County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, FL  0.68% ($35,953 average AGI)
to Hernando County, FL  0.34% ($35,847)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.28% ($31,020)
Businesses in Lecanto, FL
NameCountNameCount
Circle K2La-Z-Boy1
Dunkin Donuts1Lane Furniture1
FedEx1Penske1
Holiday Inn1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Lecanto:

  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINV (1560 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCFI (1290 AM; 10 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: VECTOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQBQ (1410 AM; 10 kW; LEESBURG, FL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lecanto:

  • WXCV (95.3 FM; HOMOSASSA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WXOF, INC.)
  • WHGN (91.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLMS (88.3 FM; LECANTO, FL; Owner: THE BP OF DIOCESE OF ST. P/BURG FL.)
  • WJUF (90.1 FM; INVERNESS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • W215AJ (90.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, ETC., FL; Owner: MARION COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAQV (90.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXOF (96.3 FM; YANKEETOWN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIFL (104.3 FM; INGLIS, FL; Owner: SEVEN RIVERS BROADCAST MINISTRY, INC.)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUL-FM (106.3 FM; BEVERLY HILLS, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WTRS (102.3 FM; DUNNELLON, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMFQ (92.9 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJIX-LP (103.1 FM; HOMOSASSA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO NETWORK INC)

TV broadcast stations around Lecanto:

  • WYKE-LP (Channel 49; INGLIS/YANKEETOWN, FL; Owner: CITRUS COUNTY ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS, INC)
  • W61AK (Channel 61; INVERNESS, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Lecanto fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Lecanto fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lecanto)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lecanto, FL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lecanto)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lecanto)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 30. The highest number of fire incidents - 46 took place in 2017, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lecanto, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (56.1%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (21.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lecanto, FL
    • 28956.1%Outside Fires
    • 11121.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 9017.5%Structure Fires
    • 254.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lecanto, FL
Most common first names in Lecanto, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6578.5 years
James5176.7 years
Robert4573.8 years
Mary4283.5 years
William3481.1 years
Charles3277.3 years
Dorothy2882.8 years
Elizabeth2785.0 years
Donald2376.6 years
Joseph2181.3 years
Most common last names in Lecanto, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1679.4 years
Johnson1373.1 years
Miller1283.3 years
Moore1070.0 years
Lewis977.5 years
Taylor872.4 years
Williams878.4 years
Cole777.4 years
Jones683.5 years
Brown678.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lecanto, FL
  • 99.2%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lecanto, FL
  • 93.7%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lecanto compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Lecanto on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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