Lemon Grove, Florida

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Population in 2010: 657.
Males: 352  (53.6%)
Females: 305  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  31.6 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years

Zip codes: 33873.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $36,889
Lemon Grove:

$36,889
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $16,825

Lemon Grove CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $91,257
Lemon Grove:

$91,257
FL:

$179,800

Median gross rent in 2015: $649.

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  • Races in Lemon Grove, FL (2010)

    Lemon Grove races chart
    • 54282.5%White alone
    • 8312.6%Hispanic
    • 162.4%Asian alone
    • 91.4%Black alone
    • 50.8%Two or more races
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lemon Grove: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (11.6%), English (7.0%), French (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 127 feet

Lemon Grove,FL real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Lemon Grove:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%

For population 15 years and over in Lemon Grove CDP:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

15 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This place:

2.1%
Florida:

19.7%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (37.6 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (56.0 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (845.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Wauchula, FL (2.9 miles ), Zolfo Springs, FL (2.9 miles ), Bowling Green, FL (3.3 miles ), Avon Park, FL (3.3 miles ), Sebring, FL (3.9 miles ), Fort Meade, FL (3.9 miles ), Ona, FL (4.0 miles ), Frostproof, FL (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 27.56 N, Longitude: 81.68 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 863

Lemon Grove household income distribution Lemon Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Retail trade (48%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (36%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (2%)

Work and jobs in Lemon Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Lemon Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1951, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Lemon Grove place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1951, a category F2 tornado 17.8 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Lemon Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% 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 318.5 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 380.7 miles away from Lemon Grove 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 417.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 351.0 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 439.4 miles away from Lemon Grove center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 271.9 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 Hardee County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Lemon Grove:

  • HARDEE MANOR HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)
  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL WAUCHULA Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WAUCHULA, FL)
  • BMA - AVON PARK (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SEBRING, FL)
  • HILLCREST NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AVON PARK, FL)
  • HILLCREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AVON PARK, FL)
  • FLORIDA MENTOR (Hospital, about 12 miles away; AVON PARK, FL)
  • ROYAL CARE OF AVON PARK (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; AVON PARK, FL)

Amtrak station near Lemon Grove:

  • 16 miles: SEBRING (601 E. CENTER ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lemon Grove:

  • Polk State College (about 33 miles; Winter Haven, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,935)
  • Southeastern University (about 36 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Florida Southern College (about 37 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 51 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 55 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)
  • The University of Tampa (about 56 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,216)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 57 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 8,012)

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Church in Lemon Grove: Charlie Creek Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Creek: Old Town Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hardee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 64.9%
(44.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 98.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.9%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Florida average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lemon Grove CDP (based on Hardee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,96943
Catholic1,7004
Mainline Protestant6625
Black Protestant6404
Other1432
None13,617-
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: 7
Hardee County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Hardee County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardee County:

35.8%
Florida:

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

17.7%
State:

14.0%

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Florida average:

7.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, FL  1.27% ($26,714 average AGI)
from Highlands County, FL  0.78% ($27,817)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.58% ($19,356)


7.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,060 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Florida average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, FL  1.26% ($29,490 average AGI)
to Highlands County, FL  1.02% ($30,418)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.58% ($20,422)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lemon Grove:

  • WAUC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WAUCHULA, FL; Owner: MARVINA ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WJCM (1050 AM; 5 kW; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lemon Grove:

  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; AVON PARK, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W207AY (89.3 FM; SEBRING, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZZS (106.9 FM; ZOLFO SPRINGS, FL; Owner: HEARTLAND BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WWLL (105.7 FM; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lemon Grove:

  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W27AE (Channel 27; SEBRING, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 297Total average daily traffic
  • 14Total average daily truck traffic
  • 312Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mi On Right On Morgan Road (Lat: 27.504194 Lon: -81.709500), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKK239
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.062 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2001Registrant: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky, & Walker, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20004-2400, Phone: (202) 508-9500

Lemon Grove compared to Florida state average:

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