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Current weather forecast for Palmona Park, FL
Population in 2010: 1,146. Population change since 2000: -15.3%
Males: 554  (48.4%)
Females: 592  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33903.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,878 (it was $22,617 in 2000)
Palmona Park:

$23,878
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,486

Palmona Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,595 (it was $45,700 in 2000)
Palmona Park:

$48,595
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,533; Detached houses: $82,854; Mobile homes: $45,700

Median gross rent in 2012: $729.

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Palmona Park races chart
  • White alone - 872 (76.1%)
  • Hispanic - 218 (19.0%)
  • Black alone - 30 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Palmona Park: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Palmona Park, Florida on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Palmona Park is mentioned 11 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (15.9%), United States (13.9%), Irish (9.8%), Italian (9.3%), English (5.6%), French (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,381 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Palmona Park:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmona Park CDP:

  • Never married: 43.7%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

13 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.4%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $854 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $464 (0.9%)

Palmona Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (6.2 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (89.4 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (848.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: North Fort Myers, FL (1.2 miles ), Suncoast Estates, FL (1.6 miles ), Lochmoor Waterway Estates, FL (1.7 miles ), Fort Myers, FL (2.1 miles ), East Dunbar, FL (2.2 miles ), Tice, FL (2.2 miles ), Cape Coral, FL (2.5 miles ), Whiskey Creek, FL (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 26.69 N, Longitude: 81.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 239

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (21%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bus drivers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Palmona Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1988, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Palmona Park place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/23/1989, a category F2 tornado 4.8 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Hurricane: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Palmona Park:

  • SANDY PARK DEV CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • FORT MYERS NORTH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF NORTH FORT MYERS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)

Amtrak station near Palmona Park:

  • 1 miles: FORT MYERS (13000 N. CLEVELAND AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmona Park:

  • Southwest Florida College (about 7 miles; Fort Myers, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,170)
  • Edison State College (about 9 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 5,724)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 16 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 8,317)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 68 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 5,673)
  • Eckerd College (about 87 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus (about 88 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,227)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 93 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 11,277)

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Notable location: Lee County Library System North Fort Myers Public Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Palmona Park include: North Fort Myers Church of the Brethren (A), Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.4. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.4
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.1
U.S.:

27.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.55
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.5%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  53.0%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  15.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Palmona Park, FL

Palmona Park compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Palmona Park travel time to work - commute


Palmona Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palmona Park CDP (based on Lee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.22%
Here38.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents44.7%10.8%8.1%7.7%4.1%
Congregations7.2%15.2%6.0%8.4%4.0%
NameJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.2%3.0%2.2%1.7%14.5%
Congregations1.6%4.0%4.4%4.0%45.2%
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: 115
Lee County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 167
Lee County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 508
This county:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

24.9%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.0%

10.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($69,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.96%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($499 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.13%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Collier County, FL  1.26% ($50,198 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.89% ($25,891)
from Broward County, FL  0.42% ($41,000)


6.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Collier County, FL  0.54% ($72,511 average AGI)
to Charlotte County, FL  0.24% ($49,369)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.18% ($44,392)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmona Park:

  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: KATHLEEN HECKSHER)
  • WPTK (1200 AM; 10 kW; PINE ISLAND CENTER, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRM (1350 AM; 2 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: MANNA CHRISTIAN MISSIONS, INC.)
  • WINK (1240 AM; 1 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKII (1070 AM; 3 kW; SOLANA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWCL (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEHIGH ACRES, FL; Owner: OLBOTA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmona Park:

  • WXKB (103.9 FM; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: WXKB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCKT (100.1 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJGO (102.9 FM; TICE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WGCU-FM (90.1 FM; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WNRW (98.5 FM; SAN CARLOS PARK, FL; Owner: BEL MEADE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJBX (99.3 FM; FORT MYERS BEACH, FL; Owner: WJBX LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJPT (106.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTLQ-FM (97.7 FM; PUNTA RASSA, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARO (94.5 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSOR (90.9 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WOLZ (95.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIKX (92.9 FM; CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJYO (91.5 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WBTT (105.5 FM; NAPLES PARK, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRR (107.1 FM; LEHIGH ACRES, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCVU (104.9 FM; SOLANA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Palmona Park:

  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • WLZE-LP (Channel 65; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVU-CA (Channel 4; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WGCU (Channel 30; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WTPH-LP (Channel 14; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W38CO (Channel 38; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W22CL (Channel 22; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, LLC)
  • WDPX-LP (Channel 18; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTIG-LP (Channel 2; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBSP-CA (Channel 9; NAPLES, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W17CK (Channel 17; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$29,7801$83,3200$01$29,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$54,4903$68,2171$89,3401$37,070
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$45,3000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$251,7301$193,8800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$174,8701$225,240
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00

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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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