Pioneer, Florida

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Population in 2010: 697.
Males: 379  (54.5%)
Females: 318  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  57.9 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $38,256
Pioneer:

$38,256
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $17,529

Pioneer CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $81,871
Pioneer:

$81,871
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $121,168; Detached houses: $181,172; Mobile homes: $93,752

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,342.

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  • Races in Pioneer, FL (2010)

    Pioneer races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pioneer: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (46.0%), Irish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Pioneer:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%

For population 15 years and over in Pioneer CDP:

  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

220 residents are foreign born (29.3% Latin America).

This place:

29.3%
Florida:

19.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $682 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,171 (1.3%)

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

Pioneer household income distribution Pioneer home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

11.4%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (41%)
  • Information (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (51%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (30%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (42%)
  • Management occupations (41%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Pioneer: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city 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 the city 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 Pioneer 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 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 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 19.5%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 32.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Florida average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pioneer CDP (based on Hendry County data)

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
Hendry 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
Hendry County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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
Here:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hendry County:

31.6%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.1%
State:

14.0%

8.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
Florida average:

7.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, FL  1.42% ($26,946 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.90% ($26,429)
from Broward County, FL  0.77% ($60,733)


9.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.34%
Florida average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, FL  1.86% ($28,775 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.92% ($27,287)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.75% ($20,545)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 24,000Total average daily traffic
  • 4,656Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,252Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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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