Panacea, Florida

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Population in 2010: 816.
Males: 459  (56.3%)
Females: 357  (43.7%)
Median resident age:

49.2 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32346.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,331
Panacea:

$50,331
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,469

Panacea CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $183,461
Panacea:

$183,461
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $134,626; detached houses: $147,503; mobile homes: $75,609

Median gross rent in 2017: $912.

March 2019 cost of living index in Panacea: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.2%
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  • Races in Panacea, FL (2010)
    • 77294.6%White alone
    • 172.1%Two or more races
    • 141.7%Black alone
    • 101.2%Hispanic
    • 30.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Panacea, Florida as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Panacea is 107 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (17.2%), Norwegian (14.1%), Czech (11.1%), English (7.3%), Italian (4.3%), Swedish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (29.5 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (164.3 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (659.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Sopchoppy, FL (2.5 miles ),
West Wakulla, FL (2.8 miles ),
Crawfordville, FL (3.1 miles ),
East Wakulla, FL (3.6 miles ),
St. Marks, FL (3.7 miles ),
Woodville, FL (4.5 miles ),
Carrabelle, FL (4.6 miles ),
Southeast Leon, FL (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 30.04 N, Longitude: 84.39 W

Area code: 850

Distribution of median household income in Panacea, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Panacea, FL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Florida:

3.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.5. This is about average.

City:

68.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.244. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.244
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.377. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.377
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.02. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Panacea-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1964, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Panacea place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/27/1972, a category F2 tornado 8.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Panacea-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% 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 295.5 miles away from Panacea 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 187.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 287.7 miles away from Panacea center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 287.6 miles away from Panacea 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 384.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 316.7 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 Wakulla County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Tropical Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Panacea:

  • NHC HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CRAWFORDVILLE, FL)
  • EDEN SPRINGS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CRAWFORDVILLE, FL)

Airports located in Panacea:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Panacea:

  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 28 miles; Tallahassee, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,841)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 29 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Florida State University (about 29 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 61 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 81 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 86 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 87 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Panacea Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Panacea include: Riverside Baptist Church (A), Bethel Church (B), First Baptist Church of Panacea (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Wakulla 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 Panacea that have no violations reported:

  • ALLIGATOR POINT WATER RESOURCE DISTRICT (Population served: 230, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.8%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Banks with branches in Panacea (2011 data):

  • Centennial Bank: Ochlockonee Branch at 104 Coastal Highway, branch established on 2001/06/11. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $3,588.2 mil, Deposits: $2,891.9 mil, headquarters in Conway, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Panacea:

Marital status in Panacea, FL
  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Panacea:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Panacea, FL (based on Wakulla County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,51432
Mainline Protestant9854
Black Protestant6644
Other5093
Catholic3001
None23,804-
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: 4
This county:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Wakulla County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

5.32 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

9.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wakulla County:

28.9%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wakulla County:

11.7%
Florida:

14.0%

8.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Leon County, FL  3.87% ($40,860 average AGI)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Leon County, FL  3.15% ($35,698 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Panacea:

  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNLS (1270 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVC (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WHBT (1410 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Panacea:

  • WAKU (94.1 FM; CRAWFORDVILLE, FL; Owner: ALTRUA INVESTMENTS INTERNATIONAL COR)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBX (96.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFSQ (91.5 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WTNT-FM (94.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLY (107.1 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZE (98.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOCY (106.5 FM; CARRABELLE, FL; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WAIB (103.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WUTL (106.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Panacea:

  • WFSU-TV (Channel 11; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVUP-CA (Channel 45; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTBC-LP (Channel 65; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • W35BN (Channel 35; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • Panacea, Florida
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:9
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count25904
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents40063
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons9322
  • Fatalities28435
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents70624
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4318
See more detailed statistics of Panacea fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 597ft / 182mTotal length
  • 6,351Total average daily traffic
  • 719Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,163Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Panacea)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • WATER TANK, Panacea Water Tank (Lat: 30.030889 Lon: -84.399333), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47.7 m, Overall height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: WNWX668,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.302 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2012, Expiration Date: 01/11/2022, Certifier: Stephen E Pigott, Registrant: Williams Communications, Inc., 5046 Tennessee Capital Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32303, Phone: (850) 570-4227, Fax: (850) 575-0346, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 9JK0537A, 174 Otter Lake Road (88460/Panacea) (Lat: 30.030000 Lon: -84.399000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WQOM337, Licensee ID: L00127664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 11/15/2021, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • PANACEA 2, 160 Jer-Be-Lou Boulevard (Lat: 30.035694 Lon: -84.397750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQPW654,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/31/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • PANACEA, East St & Walker Ave (Lat: 30.030194 Lon: -84.398778), Overall height: 71 m, Call Sign: WHU48,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3770.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 4190.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 4090.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998, Registrant: At&t Communications Of The Southern States, 1200 Peachtree Street Ne, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Panacea)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Panacea)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Panacea, Florida:

  • Panacea Motel, Hwy 98, Panacea, Florida 32346
  • Oaks Motel, S Hwy 98, Panacea, Florida 32346
  • Posey's Motel, Hwy 98, Panacea, Florida 32346
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Panacea, Florida
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Panacea, FL
  • 90.7%Electricity
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Panacea, FL
  • 72.5%Electricity
  • 27.5%Utility gas


Panacea compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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  • Benjamin E. Houston (1)
  • James Moorer (1)

Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2020.