Osprey, Florida

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Population in 2010: 6,100.
Population change since 2000: +47.2%
Males: 2,867  (47.0%)
Females: 3,233  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

61.0 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 34229.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,614 (it was $55,761 in 2000)
Osprey:

$77,614
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $69,871 (it was $49,862 in 2000)

Osprey CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $489,284 (it was $216,600 in 2000)
Osprey:

$489,284
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $445,023; detached houses: $520,519; townhouses or other attached units: $343,251; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,988; mobile homes: $47,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,360.

March 2019 cost of living index in Osprey: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.3%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Osprey, FL (2010)
    • 5,67393.0%White alone
    • 2063.4%Hispanic
    • 1121.8%Asian alone
    • 631.0%Two or more races
    • 300.5%Black alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.08%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Osprey, Florida as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Osprey is 3,400 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (14.6%), Irish (12.6%), Italian (10.8%), English (9.6%), German (8.8%), Canadian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 14 feet

Land area: 5.46 square miles.

Population density: 1,118 people per square mile   (low).

Osprey, Florida map

1,280 residents are foreign born (7.9% Europe, 5.0% Latin America).

This place:

18.5%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,740 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,383 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sarasota, FL (10.4 miles , pop. 52,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (42.2 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (803.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Vamo, FL (1.5 miles ),
Gulf Gate-Osprey, FL (1.7 miles ),
Laurel, FL (2.0 miles ),
Gulf Gate Estates, FL (2.2 miles ),
Nokomis, FL (2.4 miles ),
South Gate Ridge, FL (2.5 miles ),
Bee Ridge, FL (2.6 miles ),
Ridge Wood Heights, FL (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 27.19 N, Longitude: 82.49 W

Distribution of median household income in Osprey, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Osprey, FL in 2017

Property values in Osprey, FL

Osprey satellite photo by USGS

Osprey tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Osprey, FL
Historical housing units in Osprey, FL
Most common industries in Osprey, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Osprey, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Top executives (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (15.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)

Average climate in Osprey, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Osprey, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.2. This is about average.

City:

66.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.577. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.577
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.88
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 0.669. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.669
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.13
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Osprey-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Osprey place center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/3/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Osprey-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 264.2 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 396.7 miles away from Osprey 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 216.5 miles away from Osprey center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 475.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 270.0 miles away from Osprey center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 418.8 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 Sarasota County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Osprey topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Osprey:

  • FIRSTLANTIC HEALTHCARE INC OF WEST FLORIDA (2127 S TAMIAMI TRAIL #27)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Osprey:

  • SARASOTA HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SARASOTA, FL)
  • BAY VILLAGE OF SARASOTA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SARASOTA, FL)
  • SOUTHMED HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SARASOTA, FL)
  • DOCTORS CHOICE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SARASOTA, FL)
  • PALMER RANCH HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SARASOTA, FL)
  • SARASOTA MEMORIAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SARASOTA, FL)
  • SARASOTA MEMORIAL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SARASOTA, FL)

Amtrak station near Osprey:

  • 6 miles: SARASOTA (I-75 AT CLARK RD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Osprey:

  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 18 miles; Bradenton, FL; Full-time enrollment: 8,012)
  • Eckerd College (about 39 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,437)
  • University of South Florida-St Petersburg (about 41 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • St Petersburg College (about 52 miles; Clearwater, FL; FT enrollment: 21,467)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 52 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)
  • The University of Tampa (about 53 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,216)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 56 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)

Public high school in Osprey:

Private high school in Osprey:

  • VICTORY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 19, Location: 241 BURNEY RD, Grades: KG-10)
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Points of interest:

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

Park in Osprey: Oscar Scherer State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Historic Spanish Point (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 337 South Tamiami Trail), Gulf Coast Heritage Association Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 337 South Tamiami Trail).

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

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

  • PAYNES CREEK HISTORIC SITE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.2%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Banks with branches in Osprey (2011 data):

  • Urban Trust Bank: Osprey Branch at 13140 South Tamiami Trail, branch established on 2009/06/17. Info updated 2011/12/08: Bank assets: $597.3 mil, Deposits: $489.5 mil, headquarters in Lake Mary, FL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: Osprey Branch at 1100 South Tamiami Trail, branch established on 1975/02/18. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • First America Bank: Osprey Branch at 1307 South Tamiami Trail, branch established on 2009/11/01. Info updated 2010/04/05: Bank assets: $258.8 mil, Deposits: $220.8 mil, headquarters in Bradenton, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First America Holdings Corporation
  • TrustCo Bank: Osprey Branch at 1300 S Tamiami Trial, branch established on 2004/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,250.1 mil, Deposits: $3,736.0 mil, headquarters in Glenville, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Osprey:

Marital status in Osprey, FL
  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Osprey:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Osprey
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Osprey, FL (based on Sarasota County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic76,00013
Evangelical Protestant46,290174
Mainline Protestant31,19158
Other9,08938
Black Protestant1,9017
Orthodox6202
None214,357-
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: 67
Sarasota County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Sarasota County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 47
Sarasota County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 84
Sarasota County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 366
Here:

9.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sarasota County:

20.1%
Florida:

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

12.4%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Osprey:

57.6%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.7%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Osprey:

28.2
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Osprey:

16.8%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Osprey:

8.8%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Osprey:

7.1
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

37.9%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

60.6%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Osprey:

76.2%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Osprey, FL Residents

8.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($109,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.93%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($634 average AGI)
Sarasota County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Manatee County, FL  1.22% ($65,239 average AGI)
from Charlotte County, FL  0.69% ($44,748)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.21% ($64,617)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($58,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
Sarasota County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Manatee County, FL  1.69% ($55,082 average AGI)
to Charlotte County, FL  0.70% ($46,726)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.26% ($38,406)
Businesses in Osprey, FL
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CVS1UPS3
FedEx1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Osprey:

  • WAMR (1320 AM; 5 kW; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBQ (1220 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NOVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLSS (930 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSRQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTK (1200 AM; 10 kW; PINE ISLAND CENTER, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Osprey:

  • WSRZ-FM (107.9 FM; CORAL COVE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKZM (104.3 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDDV (92.1 FM; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJIS (88.1 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCTQ (106.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSMR (89.1 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTZB (105.9 FM; ENGLEWOOD, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIKX (92.9 FM; CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBCG (98.9 FM; MURDOCK, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Osprey:

  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W56CN (Channel 56; VENICE, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • W48CN (Channel 48; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W34AW (Channel 34; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSVT-LP (Channel 18; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
Osprey fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Osprey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.6mTotal length
  • 296,475Total average daily traffic
  • 28,373Total average daily truck traffic
  • 364,533Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Osprey)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 707 N. Tamiami Trail (Lat: 27.212222 Lon: -82.495972), Type: Building, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQJE279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 915.000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2008, Expiration Date: 08/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2018, Certifier: Isaac R Barpal, Registrant: Oaks Bayside, 472 Webbs Cove, Osprey, FL 34229, Phone: (941) 918-2253, Fax: (941) 918-2254, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 425 Old Venice Rd (Lat: 27.187833 Lon: -82.481194), Call Sign: KGV216,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.1000 MHz, 45.2600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/1998, Expiration Date: 03/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2002, Registrant: State Of Florida, 725 S Bronough St Johns Bldg Rm 140, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1023, Phone: (813) 359-5640
  • Lat: 27.191667 Lon: -82.481667, Call Sign: WPYG380,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.962 MHz, 456.962 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2013, Expiration Date: 08/06/2023, Certifier: Mary Williams, Registrant: Sarasota County School Board, 1960 Landings Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34231, Phone: (941) 966-7233, Fax: (941) 480-3394, Email:
  • Lat: 27.200222 Lon: -82.483778, Call Sign: WQPH341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/17/2022, Certifier: Craig Werline, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 27.172333 Lon: -82.479944, Call Sign: WQZS450,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.700 MHz, 457.700 MHz, 462.125 MHz, 463.800 MHz, 467.125 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2017, Expiration Date: 07/20/2027, Certifier: Greg Warner, Registrant: Mrc Licensing, 406 Se 31st Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904, Phone: (239) 233-7679, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • TA03XC154, 301 Venice Rd (Lat: 27.190861 Lon: -82.478056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQSF828, Licensee ID: L01744207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 09/16/2013, Expiration Date: 09/16/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprintcom, Inc.
  • OSPREY, 301 Venice Rd (Lat: 27.190861 Lon: -82.478056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQXU256,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/2016, Expiration Date: 06/09/2026, Certifier: Gerald Wheeler, Registrant: Alpha-Omega Communications, LLC, Sarasota, FL 34277, Phone: (941) 350-9618, Fax: (941) 383-8232, Email:
  • Lat: 27.329472 Lon: -82.446472, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WLT624, Licensee ID: L00004664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.20 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/1989, Expiration Date: 03/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2000, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services Of Florida, Inc., 1150 Connecticut Ave Nw 4th Flr, Washington, DC 20036

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Icw Blackburn Pt Rd (Lat: 27.180056 Lon: -82.493694), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WHU299,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/1996, Expiration Date: 12/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: County Of Sarasota, 100 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Osprey)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Osprey)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 ORIGINATED3$305,87750$341,669116$301,4530$033$320,7942$52,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$116,8502$285,68511$269,1640$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$199,3338$285,46954$293,3852$139,19012$258,9780$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$42,9607$383,08034$403,3941$773,2805$705,9180$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$189,02010$270,0470$01$236,2800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$299,5732$263,345
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$171,8401$317,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Osprey, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Osprey, FL - Value
Most common first names in Osprey, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3680.2 years
Robert2978.6 years
James2976.3 years
John2878.1 years
Mary2585.7 years
Frank1781.9 years
George1571.3 years
Charles1478.1 years
Donald1475.6 years
Edward1276.4 years
Most common last names in Osprey, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1086.4 years
Johnson679.5 years
Jones676.8 years
Davis673.7 years
Clark687.0 years
Thompson675.5 years
Collins584.8 years
Lewis563.0 years
Roberts572.2 years
Williams579.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Osprey, FL
  • 90.1%Electricity
  • 8.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Osprey, FL
  • 97.7%Electricity
  • 2.3%Utility gas


Osprey compared to Florida state average:

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

Osprey on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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