Ocean Ridge, Florida

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Population in 2014: 1,878 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.8%
 
Males: 935  (49.8%)
Females: 943  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  60.3 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years

Zip codes: 33435.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $83,008 (it was $70,625 in 2000)
Ocean Ridge:

$83,008
FL:

$50,860

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $82,331 (it was $76,088 in 2000)

Ocean Ridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $831,438 (it was $335,500 in 2000)
Ocean Ridge:

$831,438
FL:

$197,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: over $1,000,000; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $739,284; In 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $745,101; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $666,349

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,470.

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  • Races in Ocean Ridge, FL (2010)

    Ocean Ridge races chart
    • 1,67193.6%White alone
    • 774.3%Hispanic
    • 150.8%Asian alone
    • 130.7%Two or more races
    • 70.4%Other race alone
    • 30.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ocean Ridge: 112.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ocean Ridge, FL City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (14.8%), Italian (13.4%), American (7.1%), English (6.8%), German (6.3%), Russian (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,192 people per square mile   (low).

Ocean Ridge,FL real estate house value index trend

Ocean Ridge, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Ocean Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ocean Ridge town:

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

183 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 3.3% Europe, 1.3% North America).

This town:

10.9%
Florida:

19.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $10,404 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $6,108 (0.9%)

Ocean Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boynton Beach, FL (1.6 miles , pop. 60,389).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (48.4 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (960.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Briny Breezes, FL (1.1 miles ), Boynton Beach, FL (1.3 miles ), Gulf Stream, FL (1.6 miles ), Hypoluxo, FL (1.6 miles ), Manalapan, FL (1.7 miles ), San Castle, FL (1.7 miles ), Golf, FL (1.9 miles ), Lantana, FL (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $455,900
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $373,800
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $333,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,987,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $852,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,264,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $921,100
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $773,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $3,200,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $476,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $674,600
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $938,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.53 N, Longitude: 80.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 561

Ocean Ridge household income distribution Ocean Ridge home values distribution

Property values in Ocean Ridge, FL


Crime rates in Ocean Ridge by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010000000000000
per 100,000 0.058.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 001000000003021
per 100,000 0.00.058.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0163.00.0105.251.9
Assaults 011011133225162
per 100,000 0.058.658.20.057.959.661.5183.0181.4110.5109.2271.754.0315.6103.7
Burglaries 7201971012121214925138125
per 100,000 409.11,172.31,105.3402.3578.7715.1737.6732.2846.4497.21,365.4706.5431.7631.2259.3
Theft 424425314038254030314628334064
per 100,000 2,454.72,579.11,454.31,781.62,314.82,264.61,536.62,440.51,813.81,712.72,512.31,521.71,780.92,104.23,319.5
Auto thefts 6632382102124118
per 100,000 350.7351.7174.5114.9173.6476.8122.961.00.0110.554.6108.7215.9578.6414.9
Arson 000000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.054.60.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 161.2283.1185.9108.6158.6190.7135.2190.4168.1134.3222.3222.3129.5269.3220.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ocean Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.30
Florida average:

2.11

Ocean Ridge tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +41 (+2.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Ocean Ridge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ocean Ridge, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ocean Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Ocean Ridge town center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/23/1965, a category F3 tornado 24.9 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ocean Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is 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 408.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from Ocean Ridge center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 441.0 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 406.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 256.2 miles away from Ocean Ridge center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 354.0 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 Palm Beach County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ocean Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ocean Ridge:

  • ALL THE BEST HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; BOYNTON BEACH, FL)
  • COMPREHENSIVE REHAB INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BOYNTON BEACH, FL)
  • ASSOCIATED HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BOYNTON BEACH, FL)
  • BETHESDA HOSPITAL EAST Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; BOYNTON BEACH, FL)
  • BOULEVARD REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BOYNTON BEACH, FL)
  • ACTIVA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BOYNTON BEACH, FL)
  • REGIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BOYNTON BEACH, FL)

Amtrak stations near Ocean Ridge:

  • 6 miles: DELRAY BEACH (345 S. CONGRESS AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: WEST PALM BEACH (201 S. TAMARIND AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: DEERFIELD BEACH (1300 W. HILLSBORO BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ocean Ridge:

  • Palm Beach State College (about 7 miles; Lake Worth, FL; Full-time enrollment: 19,938)
  • Lynn University (about 11 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 12 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 13 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 21 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 25 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 18,270)
  • Broward College (about 33 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 30,322)

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Notable locations in Ocean Ridge: Ocean Plaza (A), Ocean Ridge Public Safety Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ocean Ridge include: Ocean Ridge Hammock Park (1), Boynton Inlet Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.2. This is better than average.

City:

60.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.508. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.508
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 8.03. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.35
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.1%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  52.2%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
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: 0.4% of all households

Ocean Ridge, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ocean Ridge (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Ocean Ridge Branch at 5112 North Ocean Blvd., branch established on 1999/07/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Florida average:

12.3

Ocean Ridge travel time to work - commute Ocean Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Ocean Ridge town (based on Palm Beach County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic210,00636
Evangelical Protestant143,738477
Other62,520124
Mainline Protestant44,22383
Black Protestant17,53347
Orthodox5,6958
None836,419-
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: 259
Palm Beach County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
Palm Beach County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
Palm Beach County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

19.3%
Florida:

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

17.3%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.6%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ocean Ridge:

54.5%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Ocean Ridge:

28.1
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.1%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.8%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ocean Ridge:

7.0
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

37.4%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Ocean Ridge:

58.9%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.8%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ocean Ridge, 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
Other Government Administration 4$22,271$66,8135$500
Police Protection - Officers 13$70,494$65,0710$0
Police - Other 4$17,143$51,4291$684
Streets and Highways 1$4,375$52,5001$2,093
Totals for Government 22$114,283$62,3367$3,277

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($455 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Broward County, FL  1.23% ($42,977 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.47% ($33,950)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.17% ($38,500)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($555 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Broward County, FL  1.20% ($36,392 average AGI)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.58% ($30,356)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.20% ($35,082)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ocean Ridge:

  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WDJA (1420 AM; 5 kW; DELRAY BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL DELRAY BEACH, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWRF (1380 AM; 1 kW; LAKE WORTH, FL)
  • WHSR (980 AM; 5 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LANTANA, FL; Owner: OMNI-LINGUAL BROADCASTING CORP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ocean Ridge:

  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRLX (92.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ocean Ridge:

  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)

Ocean Ridge fatal accident list:

Jul 18, 2009 02:12 AM, Sr-A1a, Island Dr, Lat: 26.54286, Lon: -80.04434, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 23, 1998 03:15 AM, Cr-50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 24, 1998 02:30 AM, Sr-A1a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 30, 1996 12:16 AM, Woolbright, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 1993 05:03 PM, Aia, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 15,400Total average daily traffic
  • 556Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,499Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 26.529167 Lon: -80.049472, Call Sign: WQDT641
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.037 MHz, 458.037 MHzGrant Date: 07/30/2015, Expiration Date: 10/27/2025, Certifier: Bill MathisRegistrant: Ocean Ridge, Town Of, 6450 N Ocean Blvd., Ocean Ridge, FL 33435-5251, Phone: (561) 732-2635, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Boynton Inlet Lifeguard Station 6990 N Ocean Blvd (Lat: 26.944222 Lon: -80.023639), Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: KZP475
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.575 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/1997, Expiration Date: 09/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2002Registrant: County Of Palm Beach, 2700 6th Ave S, Lake Worth, FL 33461

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ocean Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE G-1159A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 21, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: Turbo-jet
    N-Number: 523AM , Serial Number: 372
    Registrant (Corporation): Wabash River Acquisitions LLC, 6301 N Ocean Blvd, Ocean Ridge, FL 33435
  • Aircraft: PIAGGIO AERO INDUSTRIES SPA P180 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-66B (950 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 5Z , Serial Number: 1169, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): R & B Aviation LLC, 5 Beachway N, Ocean Ridge, FL 33435
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8192H , Serial Number: 32-8006039, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1980
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jose Quinones, 6304 N Ocean Blvd, Ocean Ridge, FL 33435, Other Owners: April S Quinones

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$09$626,53920$592,1000$08$684,4090$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$1,028,8002$952,9250$01$212,9600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$509,94314$694,9182$83,8456$577,7571$64,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$145,0603$721,3607$734,1961$214,5004$945,9831$78,700
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$530,3451$67,9001$713,9900$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0054.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$95,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0054.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Ocean Ridge compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Ocean Ridge on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Netherlands (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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