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Population in 2012: 12,852 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 

Males: 6,044  (47.0%)
Females: 6,808  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  43.1 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 34221.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,137 (it was $34,093 in 2000)
Palmetto:

$36,137
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,770

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,018 (it was $74,500 in 2000)
Palmetto:

$105,018
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $171,059; Detached houses: $218,920; Townhouses or other attached units: $232,160; In 2-unit structures: $228,965; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,747; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $215,397; Mobile homes: $57,741; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $150,417

Median gross rent in 2012: $730.

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  • White alone - 8,534 (66.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3,070 (24.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,052 (8.2%)
  • Asian alone - 35 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 44 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Palmetto: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (13.3%), German (13.2%), Irish (10.3%), United States (5.1%), Scottish (3.0%), West Indian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 4.32 square miles.

Population density: 2,978 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Palmetto:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmetto city:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

1,158 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe).

This city:  9.1%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 116 registered sex offenders living in Palmetto, Florida as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Palmetto to the number of sex offenders is 111 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,597 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $799 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sarasota, FL (13.1 miles , pop. 52,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (18.8 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (792.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Memphis, FL (1.2 miles ), Bradenton, FL (1.5 miles ), West Bradenton, FL (1.6 miles ), Ellenton, FL (1.8 miles ), West Samoset, FL (1.9 miles ), Samoset, FL (2.0 miles ), South Bradenton, FL (2.1 miles ), Bayshore Gardens, FL (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2000: 64 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2004: 144 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2005: 153 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2006: 51 buildings, average cost: $249,000
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $164,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $312,200
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $72,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 27.52 N, Longitude: 82.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,231 (+9.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 986 (21.4%)

Area code: 941

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Crime rates in Palmetto by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100001120224
per 100,000 0.07.80.00.00.00.07.37.014.00.013.715.730.9
Rapes 38185571296279
per 100,000 25.562.07.661.338.337.251.084.663.041.513.754.869.5
Robberies 54294258464458768682593321
per 100,000 458.9224.9319.5444.4352.5327.7422.2535.7602.4567.4405.4258.3162.2
Assaults 100107108118122169221231156159138117101
per 100,000 849.8829.7821.5904.2934.81258.61608.71628.11092.71100.1948.2915.6780.0
Burglaries 174141195158228159252208284220249182137
per 100,000 1478.71093.31483.31210.71747.01184.11834.31466.01989.21522.21710.91424.31058.1
Thefts 330415564471491559539513468326390331272
per 100,000 2804.53217.84290.33609.23762.24162.93923.43615.73278.02255.62679.72590.42100.7
Auto thefts 48554663515747544634222922
per 100,000 407.9426.5349.9482.8390.8424.5342.1380.6322.2235.2151.2227.0169.9
Arson 3232235228202
per 100,000 25.515.522.815.315.322.336.414.114.055.413.70.015.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 602.2562.0595.2659.2655.5692.9853.0883.7808.5667.6615.1582.2515.8

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

Crime rate in Palmetto detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 45 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Florida average:

2.45

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Palmetto, Florida accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,837 (+29.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Palmetto-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Palmetto city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Manatee County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palmetto topographic map

Birthplace of: Alvoid Mays - Football player, Bill Manfull - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Palmetto, FL), George Dickie - Art critic, Justin Playdon - College football player (Sacred Heart Pioneers), Keith Smith (outfielder) - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in Palmetto:

  • RIVIERA PALMS REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 926 HABEN BLVD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Palmetto:

  • SHORES HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BRADENTON, FL)
  • WESTMINSTER COMMUNITIES OF BRADENTON WESTMINSTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BRADENTON, FL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BRADENTON, FL)

Political contributions by individuals in Palmetto, FL

Airports located in Palmetto:

  • Airport Manatee (Runways: 1, Itinerant Ops: 2,000, Local Ops: 5,000, Military Ops: 100)

Amtrak stations near Palmetto:

  • 7 miles: BRADENTON (I-75 & RTE. 64) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: SARASOTA (I-75 AT CLARK RD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

Local government website: hometown.aol.com/copalmetto

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmetto:

  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 6 miles; Bradenton, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,673)
  • Eckerd College (about 15 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus (about 17 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,227)
  • St Petersburg College (about 28 miles; Clearwater, FL; FT enrollment: 9,555)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 30 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 11,277)
  • The University of Tampa (about 31 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 5,429)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 35 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,266)

Private elementary/middle school in Palmetto:

  • PALMETTO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 1601 17TH ST W; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Palmetto, School District: MANATEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Notable locations in Palmetto: Manatee Agricultural Center (A), Lemon Spur Railroad Station (B), Richfield Railroad Station (C), Southern Dolomite Company Railroad Station (D), Palmetto Plaza (E), North River Fire District Station 1 (F), Manatee County Sheriff's Office (G), Palmetto Police Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Palmetto Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Palmetto include: First United Methodist Church of Palmetto (A), Palmetto Assembly of God (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Best Western Inn (5218 17th Street East), Bowman Mark (1419 Us Highway 301 N).

 
Manatee 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)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.5. This is better than average.
City:

24.5
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00413. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00413
U.S.:

0.05221
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.288. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.288
U.S.:

0.401
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.04
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.43
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.6. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.89. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.89
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palmetto and their reported violations in the past:

SOUTHEASTERN GUIDE DOGS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PEERLESS MANATEE MIGR LAB CAMP (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LORRAINE FARMS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.9%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 46.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 41.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
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: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Palmetto, FL

People in group quarters in Palmetto in 2010:

  • 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 101 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Palmetto in 2000:

  • 931 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Palmetto compared to Florida state average:

Palmetto, Florida environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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Banks with branches in Palmetto (2011 data):

  • First America Bank: Palmetto Branch at 410 8th Avenue West, branch established on 1998/12/07. 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
  • Bank of the Ozarks: Palmetto Branch at 501 8th Ave West, branch established on 2005/10/28. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Downtown Palmetto Branch at 700 8th Avenue West, branch established on 1947/01/03. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Palmetto Branch at 1301 8th Avenue West, branch established on 1994/06/11. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • First Bank: Haben Boulevard Branch at 995 North Haben Boulevard, branch established on 2003/11/24. Info updated 2007/12/04: Bank assets: $6,579.8 mil, Deposits: $5,800.6 mil, headquarters in Creve Coeur, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 148 total offices, Holding Company: First Banks, Inc.
  • Urban Trust Bank: 10th St Branch at 508 10th St E, branch established on 2008/06/30. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Palmeto Branch at 510 7th Street West, branch established on 1987/02/27. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Palmetto, Florida:

  • Riverside Motel, 325 W 8TH Ave, Palmetto, FL 34221
  • Lee Motel, 3311 N US Hwy 41, Palmetto, FL 34221
  • Bayshore Inn, 3512 US 41 N, Palmetto, FL 34221 , Phone: (941) 722-7761, Fax: (941) 721-4974
  • Parkway Motel, 713 17TH St W, Palmetto, FL 34221
  • Five Oaks Inn, 1102 Riverside Dr, Palmetto, FL 34221
  • Carriage Court Motel, 1911 8TH Ave West, Palmetto, FL 34221
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Palmetto, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Palmetto travel time to work - commute


Palmetto mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palmetto city (based on Manatee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.83%
Here35.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents37.0%22.2%8.7%4.2%3.5%
Congregations5.1%19.6%10.8%1.3%3.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaInternational Council of Community ChurchesChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.5%1.8%1.6%1.5%17.0%
Congregations2.5%2.5%1.9%3.2%49.4%
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: 63
Manatee County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 44
This county:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 73
Manatee County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 211
This county:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Manatee County:

22.7%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.8%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$36,423$43,7080$0
Other Government Administration 13$35,070$32,3720$0
Police Protection - Officers 36$146,257$48,7520$0
Police - Other 13$33,865$31,2605$4,926
Streets and Highways 8$24,555$36,8330$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,909$34,9080$0
Sewerage 12$33,790$33,7900$0
Parks and Recreation 20$53,636$32,1820$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$15,155$45,4650$0
Water Supply 10$26,579$31,8950$0
Other and Unallocable 22$81,145$44,2611$952
Totals for Government 149$489,384$39,4136$5,878

Palmetto government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $301,000 ($23.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,527,000 ($196.62)
    Sewerage: $1,447,000 ($112.59)
    Water Utilities: $1,326,000 ($103.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,004,000 ($78.12)
    General Public Buildings: $708,000 ($55.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $595,000 ($46.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $464,000 ($36.10)
    Financial Administration: $462,000 ($35.95)
    Regular Highways: $322,000 ($25.05)
    Central Staff Services: $103,000 ($8.01)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($2.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,521,000 ($273.97)

Palmetto government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,340,000 ($104.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,078,000 ($83.88)
    All Other: $418,000 ($32.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $69,000 ($5.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $365,000 ($28.40)
    General Revenue, NEC: $348,000 ($27.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,026,000 ($235.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,139,000 ($88.62)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,516,000 ($117.96)
    Property: $1,361,000 ($105.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $498,000 ($38.75)

Palmetto government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $806,000 ($62.71)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,710,000 ($133.05)
    Water Utilities: $134,000 ($10.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,449,000 ($190.55)
    Water Utilities: $134,000 ($10.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $67,000 ($5.21)

Palmetto government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $628,000 ($48.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,000,000 ($389.04)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $26,000 ($2.02)

9.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($63,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.82%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($492 average AGI)
Manatee County:

0.10%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sarasota County, FL  2.15% ($57,312 average AGI)
from Pinellas County, FL  0.46% ($55,954)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.45% ($47,845)


8.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($214 average AGI)
Manatee County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sarasota County, FL  1.61% ($46,094 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.75% ($46,801)
to Pinellas County, FL  0.33% ($50,761)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmetto:

  • WBRD (1420 AM; 3 kW; PALMETTO, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWPR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: GREENROSE BROADCASTING SERVICES, 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)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLSS (930 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBQ (1220 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NOVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAE (620 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRXB (1590 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmetto:

  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCTQ (106.5 FM; SARASOTA, 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.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, 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.)
  • WLLD (98.7 FM; HOLMES BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSRZ-FM (107.9 FM; CORAL COVE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBBY (107.3 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKZM (104.3 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WYUU (92.5 FM; SAFETY HARBOR, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palmetto:

  • WSVT-LP (Channel 18; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • W48CN (Channel 48; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34AW (Channel 34; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSPF-CA (Channel 35; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG)
  • W56EB (Channel 56; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WARP-CA (Channel 20; TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRMD-LP (Channel 57; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ZGS TELEVISION OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • WXAX-LP (Channel 26; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Palmetto fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 23,875
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,099

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Palmetto)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Palmetto, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 151 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palmetto)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Palmetto)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$129,56217$181,67843$200,2264$91,15817$213,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$305,3203$210,0836$135,3951$76,7100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$108,9698$229,36637$160,8925$69,9207$126,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$139,6503$100,85719$227,0631$59,7803$120,597
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$66,6501$92,1005$210,4280$01$134,680

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0013.00 , 0014.01, 0015.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$96,5850$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$125,5101$77,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0013.00 , 0014.01, 0015.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 132
  • Hazardous Condition: 58
  • Service Call: 28
  • Good Intent Call: 25

Incident types - Palmetto


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palmetto, FL

Most common first names in Palmetto, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert17374.4 years
James12972.5 years
Mary12779.2 years
John12677.2 years
William12376.6 years
Charles9674.7 years
George7378.3 years
Dorothy7079.4 years
Helen6580.3 years
Richard6370.8 years
Most common last names in Palmetto, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7877.0 years
Johnson6474.0 years
Williams4772.2 years
Brown4175.6 years
Anderson3477.5 years
Davis2977.1 years
Thomas2873.8 years
Martin2675.9 years
Wilson2474.4 years
Taylor2475.2 years
Businesses in Palmetto, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Publix Super Markets1
DHL1Subway3
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx5Tire Kingdom1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS5
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Palmetto, FL


Palmetto on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer in 2005-2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mark A. Conner (6)
  • Jay David Fadely (6)
  • Ricardo J. Rodriguez (5)
  • Tom Yandle (5)
  • Scott G. Fleischman (4)
  • Lawrence Sadler (3)
  • Bobby Lynn Lawrence (3)
  • Kalman N. Lehoczky (3)
  • Gary Spears (3)
  • Timothy F. Matheis (3)

Total of 72 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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