Pioneer, Florida

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Population in 2010: 697.
Males: 375  (53.9%)
Females: 322  (46.1%)
Median resident age:

57.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,512
Pioneer:

$45,512
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,912

Pioneer CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $129,961
Pioneer:

$129,961
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $129,274; detached houses: $202,646; mobile homes: $92,051

Median gross rent in 2017: $854.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pioneer: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.2%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 53.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Pioneer, FL (2010)
    • 44263.4%White alone
    • 23433.6%Hispanic
    • 81.1%Black alone
    • 60.9%Two or more races
    • 40.6%Asian alone
    • 30.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: American (39.0%), Irish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

221 residents are foreign born (28.6% Latin America).

This place:

28.6%
Florida:

100.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (47.7 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (82.9 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (887.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Southwest Glades, FL (2.9 miles ),
Montura, FL (3.1 miles ),
Moore Haven, FL (3.2 miles ),
Port La Belle, FL (3.3 miles ),
La Belle, FL (3.4 miles ),
Labelle, FL (3.7 miles ),
Harlem, FL (4.1 miles ),
Clewiston, FL (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 26.73 N, Longitude: 81.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 863

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

4.6%
Florida:

3.3%

Tornado activity:

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

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.4 miles away from the Pioneer place center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/9/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pioneer-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 336.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 146.4 miles away from Pioneer center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 284.0 miles away from Pioneer center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 431.8 miles away from Pioneer center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 400.1 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) earthquake occurred 476.1 miles away from Pioneer 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 Hendry County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Freezes: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Pioneer:

  • MEADOWBROOK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LA BELLE, FL)
  • OAKBROOK OF LABELLE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LABELLE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pioneer:

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 39 miles; Fort Myers, FL; Full-time enrollment: 11,165)
  • Edison State College (about 44 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 10,649)
  • Hodges University (about 45 miles; Naples, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 71 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Indian River State College (about 72 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 12,211)
  • Lynn University (about 72 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 73 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Pioneer: Pioneer First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Swamps: Grassy Marsh (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hendry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.4%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Pioneer:

Marital status in Pioneer, FL
  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 9.5%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Pioneer:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pioneer, FL (based on Hendry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,48446
Catholic2,6003
Mainline Protestant1,3846
Black Protestant5742
Other1232
None27,975-
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: 10
This county:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hendry County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Hendry County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.6%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
Florida:

14.0%

8.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
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 Lee County, FL  1.79% ($36,595 average AGI)
from Glades County, FL  0.87% ($30,545)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.79% ($27,230)


7.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
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 Lee County, FL  1.23% ($48,419 average AGI)
to Glades County, FL  0.83% ($32,317)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.75% ($29,811)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pioneer:

  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAFC (590 AM; 5 kW; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWCL (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEHIGH ACRES, FL; Owner: OLBOTA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pioneer:

  • WRQC (92.5 FM; ESTERO, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WCKT (100.1 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCU-FM (90.1 FM; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WARO (94.5 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAFZ-FM (92.1 FM; IMMOKALEE, FL; Owner: PRAISE ENTERPRISES-NAPLES, LLC)
  • WSOR (90.9 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WAVV (101.1 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WJCB (88.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WBIY (88.3 FM; LA BELLE, FL; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Pioneer:

  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • WGCU (Channel 30; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)

Pioneer fatal accident list:

Apr 10, 2016 00:10 AM, Pioneer 21st St, Lat: 26.694569, Lon: -81.236125, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 1, 2016 12:21 AM, Sr-80, Lat: 26.768331, Lon: -81.222842, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 2013 03:41 AM, Sr-80, Lat: 26.768314, Lon: -81.238964, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 25, 2009 02:22 PM, 17th St, Tampa Rd, Lat: 26.693325, Lon: -81.228167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 12, 2007 06:14 AM, Sr-80, Everhigh Acres Rd, Lat: 26.768286, Lon: -81.186506, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.0mTotal length
  • 68,802Total average daily traffic
  • 7,832Total average daily truck traffic
  • 118,888Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pioneer, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51950-1959
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pioneer, FL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pioneer, FL
  • 89.5%Electricity
  • 10.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pioneer, FL
  • 89.2%Electricity
  • 10.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Pioneer compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Pioneer on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cuba (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+)"
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