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Median resident age:  45.8 years
Florida median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 33042

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,231 (it was $47,481 in 2000)
Lower Keys:

$60,231
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,516

Lower Keys CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $364,318 (it was $199,600 in 2000)
Lower Keys:

$364,318
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $647,826; Detached houses: $740,476; Townhouses or other attached units: $515,072; In 2-unit structures: $3,406,558; Mobile homes: $222,858; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $114,850

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Lower Keys races chart
  • White alone - 10,575 (90.0%)
  • Hispanic - 758 (6.4%)
  • Two or more races - 140 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 125 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 71 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 60 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 22 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lower Keys: 401.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Lower Keys CCD:  1.0% ($1,929)
Florida:  1.4% ($1,262)
Lower Keys satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kendale Lakes, FL (95.7 miles , pop. 56,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Miami, FL (107.7 miles , pop. 362,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (927.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Big Pine Key, FL (2.0 miles ), Cudjoe Key, FL (2.0 miles ), Big Coppitt Key, FL (4.0 miles ), Stock Island, FL (4.6 miles ), Marathon, FL (4.9 miles ), Key West, FL (4.9 miles ), Key Colony Beach, FL (5.0 miles ), Middle Keys, FL (5.1 miles) .

Latitude: 24.67 N, Longitude: 81.42 W

Lower Keys household income distribution Lower Keys home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)

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Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lower Keys:

  • Florida International University (about 100 miles; Miami, FL; Full-time enrollment: 23,973)
  • Florida Career College (about 101 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Florida National College (about 108 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 2,061)
  • Miami Dade College (about 109 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 22,313)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 110 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,347)
  • Saint Thomas University (about 114 miles; Miami Gardens, FL; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • Barry University (about 114 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 6,190)

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Notable locations in Lower Keys: Sawyer Camp (A), Wesumkee Camp (B), Sugarloaf Key Volunteer Fire Department (C), Sugarloaf Key Volunteer Fire Department Station 10 (D), Monroe County Fire / Rescue Station 11 (E), Big Pine Key Volunteer Fire Department (F), Keys Emergency Medical Services (G), Monroe County Sheriff's Office Cudjoe Key Freeman Substation (H), Monroe County Public Library System Big Pine Key Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Big Pine Key Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lower Keys include: Saint Peters Church (A), Big Pine Church (B), Big Pine Chapel (C), Big Pine Baptist Church (D), Saint Peter Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Methodist Church-Big Pine United (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Memorial Gardens of the Keys (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lower Keys include: Bahia Honda State Park (1), National Key Deer National Wildlife Refuge (2), Coupon Bight Aquatic Preserve (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Long Beach (A), Sugarloaf Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.1%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.7%
Whole state:

12.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

5.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lower Keys, FL

People in group quarters in Lower Keys in 2010:

  • 62 people in state prisons
  • 28 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 8 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
58 people in state prisons in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Lower Keys compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • No fuel used (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lower Keys CCD (based on Monroe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.43%
Here29.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents55.6%13.6%7.1%4.4%3.9%
Congregations6.9%15.3%9.7%8.3%6.9%
NameJewishLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Vineyard USAOther
Adherents2.8%1.8%1.6%1.5%7.8%
Congregations2.8%4.2%5.6%4.2%36.1%
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: 27
Monroe County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Monroe County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 198
This county:

27.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

20.8%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

14.0%

10.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.93%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.40% of residents moved from foreign countries ($963 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.40%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  1.25% ($45,447 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.49% ($60,680)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.23% ($41,028)


13.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.07%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($759 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.27%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  1.31% ($48,176 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.59% ($58,749)
to Lee County, FL  0.55% ($56,635)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lower Keys:

  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFFG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MARATHON, FL; Owner: THE GREAT MARATHON RADIO COMPANY)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lower Keys:

  • WWUS (104.1 FM; BIG PINE KEY, FL; Owner: CRAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAIL (99.5 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEOW (92.7 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPIK (102.5 FM; SUMMERLAND KEY, FL; Owner: JOHN MCNEIL PRODUCTIONS, LLC)
  • WMFM (107.9 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: SOUTH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCNK (98.7 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CRAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGGP-LP (106.7 FM; BIG PINE KEY, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH BIG PINE KEY)
  • WKYZ (101.3 FM; KEY COLONY BEACH, FL; Owner: KEYS MEDIA COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWWK (97.7 FM; MARATHON, FL; Owner: LSM RADIO PARTNERS LLC)
  • WGMX (94.3 FM; MARATHON, FL; Owner: THE GREAT MARATHON RADIO COMPANY)
  • W206AS (89.1 FM; BIG PINE KEY, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA)

TV broadcast stations around Lower Keys:

  • W55AM (Channel 55; BIG PINE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - MONROE COUNTY)
  • W57AM (Channel 57; BIG PINE KEY, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • WDLP-TV (Channel 22; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVIB (Channel 8; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W63AL (Channel 63; MARATHON, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • W65AP (Channel 65; MARATHON, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • W27CR (Channel 27; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: GOOD SAMARITAN COMMUNICATIONS OF PIOCHE, INC.)


Lower Keys on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average temperatures"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 (33042) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other West Indian first ancestries"
  • #74 (33042) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #76 (33042) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bahamian first ancestries"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
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