Northeast Glades, Florida

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Population in July 2007: 3,428.
Males: 1,719  (50.2%)
Females: 1,709  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

55.6 years
Florida median age:

38.7 years

Zip code: 34974

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,596 (it was $30,063 in 2000)
Northeast Glades:

$42,596
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,053 (it was $17,501 in 2000)

Northeast Glades CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,622 (it was $61,100 in 2000)
Northeast Glades:

$88,622
FL:

$245,100
March 2019 cost of living index in Northeast Glades: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Northeast Glades, FL (2000)
    • 2,71282.0%White alone
    • 44213.4%American Indian alone
    • 762.3%Hispanic
    • 591.8%Two or more races
    • 130.4%Black alone
    • 70.2%Asian alone

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

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 264.0 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

Northeast Glades, Florida map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Northeast Glades CCD:

1.4% ($837)
Florida:

1.4% ($1,262)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Port St. Lucie, FL (43.6 miles , pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (95.8 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (892.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Buckhead Ridge, FL (3.0 miles ),
Okeechobee, FL (4.1 miles ),
Taylor Creek, FL (4.2 miles ),
Moore Haven, FL (4.2 miles ),
Cypress Quarters, FL (4.2 miles ),
Southwest Glades, FL (4.6 miles ),
Clewiston, FL (4.8 miles ),
Harlem, FL (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 27.08 N, Longitude: 81.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 863

Distribution of median household income in Northeast Glades, FL in 2019
Northeast Glades satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Florida:

6.3%
Most common industries in Northeast Glades, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.9%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.8%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (17.3%)
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.8%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Northeast Glades, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)

Average climate in Northeast Glades, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Northeast Glades-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Northeast Glades place center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 tornado 40.5 miles away from the place center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northeast Glades-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 93% 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 350.9 miles away from Northeast Glades center
On 6/23/2016 at 17:20:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 223.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/21/2016 at 16:30:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 226.9 miles away from Northeast Glades center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 227.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2016 at 20:00:10, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB) earthquake occurred 209.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/2016 at 17:10:48, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB) earthquake occurred 221.1 miles away from Northeast Glades center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Glades County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Northeast Glades:

  • RENAL CARE CENTER - OKEECHOBEE (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)

Amtrak station near Northeast Glades:

  • 18 miles: OKEECHOBEE (801 N. PARROTT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northeast Glades:

  • Indian River State College (about 48 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,211)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 63 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 11,165)
  • Edison State College (about 65 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 10,649)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 66 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 67 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Hodges University (about 71 miles; Naples, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 73 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Northeast Glades: South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 131 (A), South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 129 (B), South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 127 (C), Buckhead Ridge Community Volunteer Fire Company (D), Seminole Tribe of Florida Brighton Indian Reservation Fire Department (E), Lakeport Volunteer Fire Department (F), Seminole Department of Law Enforcement (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northeast Glades include: Buckhead Ridge Christian Church (A), Lakeport Church of Christ (B), Lakeport Church (C), Indian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Grogan Lake (A), Big Sawgrass Swamp (B), Sixmile Marsh (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Northeast Glades: Fisheating Creek Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Big Bear Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Glades 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:

63.2%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.2%
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: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.2%
Whole state:

12.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.2%
Whole state:

5.7%

For population 15 years and over in Northeast Glades:

Marital status in Northeast Glades, FL
  • Never married: 11.1%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Northeast Glades:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Florida average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Northeast Glades, FL (based on Glades County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,9839
Catholic7001
Black Protestant2932
Mainline Protestant1141
Other50-
None9,744-
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: 1
This county:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Glades County:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Glades County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Glades County:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

11.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.1%
State:

23.7%

13.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,178 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.42%
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 Hendry County, FL  3.06% ($32,317 average AGI)
from Okeechobee County, FL  1.56% ($40,208)
from Lee County, FL  1.47% ($33,480)


11.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.46%
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 Hendry County, FL  3.31% ($30,545 average AGI)
to Okeechobee County, FL  1.62% ($52,370)
to Lee County, FL  1.02% ($36,794)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northeast Glades:

  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WAFC (590 AM; 5 kW; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northeast Glades:

  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • W218BB (91.5 FM; OKEECHOBEE, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Northeast Glades:

  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Northeast Glades, FL
  • 86.8%Electricity
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Northeast Glades, FL
  • 86.6%Electricity
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Northeast Glades compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Northeast Glades on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
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