Sawgrass, Florida

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Population in 2010: 4,880. Population change since 2000: -1.3%
Males: 2,284  (46.8%)
Females: 2,596  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  55.7 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32082.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $80,032 (it was $80,932 in 2000)
Sawgrass:

$80,032
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $67,178 (it was $64,798 in 2000)

Sawgrass CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $407,671 (it was $268,200 in 2000)
Sawgrass:

$407,671
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $585,422; Detached houses: $639,017; Townhouses or other attached units: $297,208; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $451,483; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $797,674; Mobile homes: $78,911

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,312.

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  • White alone - 4,598 (94.2%)
  • Hispanic - 125 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 69 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sawgrass: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (18.4%), German (16.5%), English (14.3%), United States (7.9%), Italian (3.8%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 3.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,580 people per square mile   (low).

Sawgrass,FL real estate house value index trend

Sawgrass, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Sawgrass:

  • High school or higher: 102.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sawgrass CDP:

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 68.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

396 residents are foreign born (5.4% Europe).

This place:  7.5%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,771 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,756 (0.8%)

Sawgrass satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (19.3 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (763.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ponte Vedra, FL (1.1 miles ), Palm Valley, FL (1.1 miles ), Jacksonville Beach, FL (2.5 miles ), Neptune Beach, FL (3.0 miles ), Atlantic Beach, FL (3.2 miles ), Fruit Cove, FL (4.0 miles ), World Golf Village, FL (4.1 miles ), Villano Beach, FL (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 30.19 N, Longitude: 81.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 904

Sawgrass household income distribution Sawgrass home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (12%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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

Average climate in Sawgrass, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sawgrass-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/7/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Sawgrass place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 tornado 22.7 miles away from the place center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sawgrass-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 200.7 miles away from the city center
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 420.6 miles away from Sawgrass center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 262.7 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 174.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 211.0 miles away from Sawgrass 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 356.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Sawgrass topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sawgrass:

  • VICAR'S LANDING NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL)
  • ABSOLUTELY HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • AVANTE VILLA AT JACKSONVILLE BEACH INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER BEACHES Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • MAYO CLINIC FLORIDA (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • MAYO CLINIC Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sawgrass:

  • University of North Florida (about 10 miles; Jacksonville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 13,870)
  • Jacksonville University (about 18 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 20 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • Flagler College-St Augustine (about 21 miles; Saint Augustine, FL; FT enrollment: 2,644)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 43 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Wyotech-Daytona (about 61 miles; Ormond Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,295)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 66 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)

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Notable locations in Sawgrass: Silver Lakes Recreational Resort and Golf Club (A), Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra (B), Pointe Verdra Village Square (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

St. Johns 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 65.6. This is about average.

City:

65.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.0989. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0989
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.20. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.20
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.551. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.551
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.31. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.31
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00333. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00333
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.4%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.3%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Sawgrass compared to Florida state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Sawgrass travel time to work - commute Sawgrass mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (96%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sawgrass CDP (based on St. Johns County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.57%
Here: 38.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents42.3%22.6%11.6%4.8%3.5%
Congregations9.5%21.6%6.8%9.5%4.1%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.6%2.5%2.0%5.5%
Congregations5.4%2.7%1.4%2.7%36.5%
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: 31
St. Johns County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
St. Johns County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
St. Johns County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 184
Here:

10.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Johns County:

21.6%
Florida:

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

11.3%
State:

14.0%

9.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.71%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($688 average AGI)
St. Johns County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Duval County, FL  2.84% ($65,076 average AGI)
from Clay County, FL  0.36% ($50,414)
from Flagler County, FL  0.25% ($34,213)


8.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($589 average AGI)
St. Johns County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Duval County, FL  2.43% ($47,727 average AGI)
to Flagler County, FL  0.30% ($33,481)
to Clay County, FL  0.25% ($43,376)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sawgrass:

  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQOP (1600 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WCGL (1360 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JBD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)
  • WSOS (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, FL; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFXJ (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSVE (1280 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WILLIS & SONS, INC.)
  • WROS (1050 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THE ROSE OF JACKSONVILLE)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sawgrass:

  • WFYV-FM (104.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXQ (102.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WQIK-FM (99.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WROO (107.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKS (97.9 FM; NEPTUNE BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WJCT-FM (89.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WNCM-FM (88.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES)
  • WKTZ-FM (90.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JONES COLLEGE)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBGB (106.5 FM; PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJBT (92.7 FM; GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W232AY (94.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJFR (88.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WSOS-FM (94.1 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WGNE-FM (99.9 FM; PALATKA, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • W279AG (103.7 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES)

TV broadcast stations around Sawgrass:

  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCT (Channel 7; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WTLV (Channel 12; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • WJEB-TV (Channel 59; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJXX (Channel 25; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GANNETT RIVER STATES PUBLISHING CORPORATION)
  • WJXT (Channel 4; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W09CF (Channel 9; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WAWS (Channel 30; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTEV-TV (Channel 47; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBXJ-CA (Channel 10; JACKSONVILLE, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W45BZ (Channel 45; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WPXJ-LP (Channel 41; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W50CO (Channel 50; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54CS (Channel 54; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WWRJ-LP (Channel 27; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WQXT-CA (Channel 22; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: AIA TV, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED15$171,74345$391,357144$358,3023$500,60034$327,742
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$09$329,59212$232,4610$07$231,574
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$144,2858$508,21945$400,4343$64,80318$261,891
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$248,61012$521,03341$357,4693$139,9976$173,415
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$05$548,1526$912,4580$02$214,735
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$298,3950$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$182,9001$172,740
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$237,7700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$237,7700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Sawgrass on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare support occupations:"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management, professional, and related occupations:"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 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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