For population 25 years and over in Otter Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Otter Creek town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $238 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (35.4 miles , pop. 95,447).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (95.4 miles , pop. 303,447).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (759.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Bronson, FL (3.5 miles ), Chiefland, FL (3.5 miles ), East Bronson, FL (3.7 miles ), Williston Highlands, FL (3.8 miles ), Manattee Road, FL (3.9 miles ), Andrews, FL (4.0 miles ), Williston, FL (4.5 miles ), Raleigh, FL (4.5 miles ).
Latitude: 29.32 N, Longitude: 82.77 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 352
Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-11.7%).
Average climate in Otter Creek, Florida
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Otter Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/31/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.1 miles away from the Otter Creek town center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/11/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Levy County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Otter Creek:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.79. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 54.4%
(46.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Otter Creek compared to Florida state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Otter Creek town (based on Levy County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Otter Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Otter Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Otter Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
11.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,069 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,551 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Otter Creek fatal accident list:
Jan 29, 2000 11:10 AM, Us-19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 25, 1988 06:55 PM, Sr 55, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 17, 1982 05:25 PM, 19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 364
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 4,858
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Otter Creek)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: