Sebring, Florida

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Population in 2013: 10,331 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 
Males: 5,636  (54.6%)
Females: 4,695  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 33870, 33872, 33875, 33876.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,834 (it was $23,555 in 2000)
Sebring:

$25,834
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,856 (it was $15,125 in 2000)

Sebring city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,846 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Sebring:

$72,846
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $116,741; Detached houses: $146,251; Townhouses or other attached units: $115,207; In 2-unit structures: $82,759; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $102,381; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $85,008; Mobile homes: $38,371; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,961

Median gross rent in 2013: $584.

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  • Races in Sebring, FL (2013)

    Sebring races chart
    • 6,32161.0%White alone
    • 2,61925.3%Hispanic
    • 1,20711.7%Black alone
    • 1531.5%Asian alone
    • 390.4%Two or more races
    • 200.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sebring: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (10.9%), Irish (10.2%), English (9.1%), United States (8.4%), French (3.3%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 131 feet

Land area: 5.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,013 people per square mile   (low).

Sebring,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Sebring:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sebring city:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

1,300 residents are foreign born (10.8% Latin America).

This city:

12.6%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 93 registered sex offenders living in Sebring, Florida as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sebring to the number of sex offenders is 111 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $986 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $816 (1.2%)

Sebring satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (49.2 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (70.6 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (860.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Avon Park, FL (2.8 miles ), Sylvan Shores, FL (3.7 miles ), Lake Placid, FL (3.8 miles ), Lemon Grove, FL (3.9 miles ), Placid Lakes, FL (4.1 miles ), Frostproof, FL (4.3 miles ), Zolfo Springs, FL (4.7 miles ), Wauchula, FL (4.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 1999: 159 buildings, average cost: $49,900
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2006: 60 buildings, average cost: $206,100
  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $311,300
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $241,600
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $775,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 27.50 N, Longitude: 81.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,983 (+77.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,916 (60.8%)

Area code: 863

Sebring household income distribution Sebring home values distribution

Crime rates in Sebring by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0011100011002
per 100,000 0.00.010.09.99.70.00.00.09.39.50.00.019.4
Rapes 11135557554142
per 100,000 10.19.9130.449.548.547.165.146.546.338.09.437.719.4
Robberies 233429233115181719153229
per 100,000 231.9336.3290.9227.8300.9141.4167.5158.2176.0142.628.2207.287.2
Assaults 824510493826674633839312544
per 100,000 826.9445.11,043.1921.1795.9622.2688.4586.3352.0370.8291.5235.5426.4
Burglaries 209229214212159184190282161129147136123
per 100,000 2,107.52,265.32,146.42,099.61,543.21,734.71,767.62,624.21,491.31,226.51,382.41,281.01,192.1
Thefts 753602504465444351334376348323358318378
per 100,000 7,593.05,955.15,055.24,605.34,309.43,309.13,107.33,499.03,223.43,070.93,366.62,995.23,663.5
Auto thefts 306227362729102491013712
per 100,000 302.5613.3270.8356.5262.1273.493.0223.383.495.1122.265.9116.3
Arson 127646491133125
per 100,000 121.069.260.239.658.237.783.7102.427.828.59.418.848.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 678.8608.1750.5634.6575.4453.7468.1513.4395.6361.5298.1334.6382.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sebring detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 38 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Florida average:

2.39

Sebring tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +520 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Sebring, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sebring-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/2/1983, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Sebring city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/17/1982, a category F2 tornado 6.6 miles away from the city center injured 9 people.

Earthquake activity:

Sebring-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 331.3 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 381.8 miles away from Sebring 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 351.3 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 431.7 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 445.4 miles away from Sebring 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 176.3 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 Highlands County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sebring topographic map

Birthplace of: Abraham Shakespeare - People, Gabe White - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Nov 20, 1971), Tom Gordon - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Yankees, born: Nov 18, 1967), Creagen Dow - Actor, Frankie Neal - College football player, Gene Harris (baseball) - Baseball player, Parker Lee McDonald - Judge.

Hospitals in Sebring:

  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL HEARTLAND MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 4200 SUN N' LAKE BLVD)
  • GOOD SHEPHARD HOSPICE OF MID-F (2121 SE LAKEVIEW DRIVE)
  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 3600 S HIGHLANDS AVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Sebring:

  • BMA - AVON PARK (4833 SUN N LAKES BLVD)
  • HIGHLANDS DIALYSIS CENTER (4245 SUN N LAKE BLVD)
  • RENAL CARE CENTER - SEBRING (40 MEDICAL CENTER AVE)

Home Health Centers in Sebring:

  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL HOMECARE SERVICES SEBRING (4005 SUN'N LAKE BLVD)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVC SEBRING (255 US HWY 27 NORTH)
  • HOMECARE SOLUTIONS GROUP (102 SOUTH RIDGEWOOD DRIVE #7)
  • NURSE ON CALL - BEST CHOICE (4343 SUN 'N LAKE BLVD)
  • PALMS HOME CARE (1570 LAKEVIEW DR UNIT H-STE 100)
  • SEBRING NURSING SERVICES INC (3210 PHYSICIANS WAY)
  • TOTAL HOME HEALTH INC (126 E CENTER AVE)

Nursing Homes in Sebring:

  • KENILWORTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (3011 KENILWORTH BLVD)
  • PALMS OF SEBRING, THE (725 S PINE ST)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Sebring:

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Amtrak station:

SEBRING (601 E. CENTER ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sebring:

  • Polk State College (about 41 miles; Winter Haven, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,935)
  • Southeastern University (about 48 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Florida Southern College (about 49 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 64 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 65 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando (about 65 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 65 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)

Private high schools in Sebring:

  • HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 1160 PERSIMMON AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 47; Location: 420 S PINE ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Sebring:

  • GRACE ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 3704 VALERIE BLVD; Grades: PK - 10)
See full list of schools located in Sebring, School District: HIGHLANDS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Sebring:

  • HEARTLAND LIBRARY COOPERATIVE (Operating income: $2,904,748; Location: 319 W. CENTER AVE.; 370,209 books; 383 e-books; 16,540 audio materials; 28,779 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 497 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • South Florida Community College is located in Sebring/Avon Park.
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  • South Florida Community College is located in Sebring/Avon Park.

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Notable locations in Sebring: The Oaks Golf Club (A), Sebring Amtrak Station (B), Towne Center Square (C), Childrens Museum of the Highlands (D), Sebring - Ridge Museum (E), City of Sebring Fire Department Station 14 Headquarters (F), Highlands County Emergency Medical Services Sebring Downtown (G), City of Sebring Fire Department Station 15 (H), Sebring Police Department (I), Highlands County Sheriff's Office (J), Highlands County Criminal Court Division (K), Highlands County Sheriff's Office Jail (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Southgate Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sebring include: Faith Missionary Baptist Church (A), Church of God in Christ (B), Church of God (C), Atonement Lutheran Church (D), Saint Catherine Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pinecrest Cemetery (1), Lakeside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Jackson (A), Dinner Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Children's Museum of the Highlands (219 North Ridgewood Drive), Cyber Station Family Entertainment Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; Lakeshore Mall), Canadian Shield Adventures (6201 Oak Lane).

Hotels: Braselton's Restaurant at the Chateau Elan (150 Midway Drive), Budget Inn (2803 USHighway 27 South), Chapel Toby (11455 USHighway 27 South), Chateau Elan Hotel And Spa (150 Midway Dr).

Court: Florida State - Judicial- Public Defender (609 South Fernleaf Avenue).

Highlands 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 Sebring and their reported violations in the past:

COUNTRY CLUB UTILITIES, INC. (Population served: 850, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from FEB-22-2011 to MAR-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2011)
CHARLIE CREEK-THE VILLAGE OF (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK ST PK WTP #1 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK ST PK WTP #2 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NEIBERT'S FISHING RESORT (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK ST PK WTP #4 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sebring that have no violations reported:

  • UNITY CHURCH OF SEBRING WTP (Population served: 166, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAK SHORE (Population served: 66, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE JOSEPHINE HIGHLANDER, INC. (Population served: 42, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.4%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Black residents, 43.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.9% for American Indian residents, 57.5% for other race residents, 59.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.4%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Sebring in 2010:

  • 383 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 368 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Sebring in 2000:

  • 364 people in nursing homes
  • 290 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Sebring, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Sebring compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Sebring (2011 data):

  • Highlands Independent Bank: at 2600 U.S. Highway 27, North, Downtown Sebring Branch, South Sebring Branch, Sun-N-lake Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $260.6 mil, Deposits: $240.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Independent Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Desoto Square Branch at 3200 Us 27 South, branch established on 1986/06/30; Fairmont Branch at 3635 U.S. Highway 27 North, branch established on 1983/02/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Southgate Sebring Branch at 2838 U.S. 27 South, branch established on 1983/10/17; Sebring Square Branch at 2715 Fairmount Drive, branch established on 1983/10/12. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wauchula State Bank: Sebring Branch at 3900 U.S. Highway 27 North, branch established on 2002/01/07; Sebring Branch at 1385 U.S. Highway 27 South, branch established on 2000/04/26. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $576.7 mil, Deposits: $507.4 mil, headquarters in Wauchula, FL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Crews Banking Corporation
  • Heartland National Bank: North Sebring Branch at 5033 U S Hwy 27 N, branch established on 2005/04/13; at 320 U.S. Highway 27 North, branch established on 1999/09/07. Info updated 2010/07/06: Bank assets: $278.1 mil, Deposits: $249.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancshares, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Sebring Mid-Town Branch at 1901 U.S. 27 South, branch established on 1989/08/07; Sebring North Branch at 3601 Ushy 27 N, branch established on 1907/06/07. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Sebring Branch at 2190 Us Highway 27 North, branch established on 2002/06/26. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Urban Trust Bank: Sebring Branch at 3525 Us Highway 27 North, branch established on 2009/06/25. Info updated 2011/12/08: Bank assets: $597.3 mil, Deposits: $489.5 mil, headquarters in Lake Mary, FL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 25 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sebring, Florida:

  • Nan Ces O Wee Hotel, 139 N Ridgewood Dr, Sebring, FL 33870
  • Budget Inn, 2803 S Hwy 27, Sebring, FL 33870
  • Sebring Inn, 3751 S Hwy 27, Sebring, FL 33870
  • Travel Inn Of Sebring, 5272 Us Hwy 27 S, Sebring, FL 33870 , Phone: (863) 385-4448, Fax: (863) 386-0793
  • Sun En Sand Motel, 1131 S Hwy 27, Sebring, FL 33870
  • Economy Inn, 2919 US 27 S, Sebring, FL 33870 , Phone: (863) 385-6111, Fax: (863) 385-6111
  • Parkshore Motel, 125 Park St, Sebring, FL 33870
  • Sunset Beach Motel, 2221 Se Lakeview Dr, Sebring, FL 33870
  • 10 other hotels and motels
All 18 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sebring, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Florida average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sebring city (based on Highlands County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,13499
Mainline Protestant6,24917
Catholic4,0003
Other2,0337
Black Protestant1,58612
None64,784-
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: 22
Highlands County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Highlands County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Highlands County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Highlands County:

25.3%
Florida:

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

14.1%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$30,154$40,2050$0
Other Government Administration 8$23,705$35,5580$0
Police Protection - Officers 35$137,158$47,0260$0
Police - Other 7$14,144$24,24712$8,365
Firefighters 25$86,857$41,6910$0
Streets and Highways 9$19,574$26,0990$0
Airports 13$52,314$48,2902$6,964
Solid Waste Management 18$39,444$26,2960$0
Sewerage 12$36,743$36,7430$0
Parks and Recreation 10$18,443$22,13215$9,070
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$9,148$54,8880$0
Water Supply 27$74,162$32,9610$0
Other and Unallocable 8$22,641$33,9620$0
Totals for Government 183$564,487$37,01629$24,399

Sebring government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,571,000 ($152.07)
    Regular Highways: $1,117,000 ($108.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $176,000 ($17.04)
    Water Utilities: $126,000 ($12.20)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($0.77)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,859,000 ($179.94)
    Police Protection: $1,751,000 ($169.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,153,000 ($111.61)
    Sewerage: $1,140,000 ($110.35)
    Regular Highways: $1,024,000 ($99.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $839,000 ($81.21)
    Fire Protection: $804,000 ($77.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $636,000 ($61.56)
    General Public Buildings: $253,000 ($24.49)
    Central Staff Services: $203,000 ($19.65)
    Financial Administration: $177,000 ($17.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $157,000 ($15.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,799,000 ($270.93)
    Benefit Payments: $215,000 ($20.81)
    Withdrawals: $3,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($1.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $76,000 ($7.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $234,000 ($22.65)
    Police Protection: $207,000 ($20.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $193,000 ($18.68)
    Water Utilities: $156,000 ($15.10)
    Financial Administration: $126,000 ($12.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($10.84)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($6.87)
    Fire Protection: $37,000 ($3.58)
    General Public Building: $28,000 ($2.71)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($0.29)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.19)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,698,000 ($454.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,482,000 ($143.45)

Sebring government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,369,000 ($132.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,171,000 ($113.35)
    All Other: $230,000 ($22.26)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $305,000 ($29.52)
    From Other Government: $92,000 ($8.91)
    Local Employee Contribution: $58,000 ($5.61)
    Interest Revenue: $-597,000 ($-57.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,571,000 ($152.07)
    All Other: $343,000 ($33.20)
    General Support: $173,000 ($16.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,912,000 ($185.07)
    All Other: $300,000 ($29.04)
    Highways: $13,000 ($1.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $642,000 ($62.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $628,000 ($60.79)
    Rents: $45,000 ($4.36)
    Property Sale Other: $39,000 ($3.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,661,000 ($451.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $275,000 ($26.62)
    Highways: $88,000 ($8.52)
  • Tax - Property: $1,965,000 ($190.20)
    Public Utilities: $1,523,000 ($147.42)
    Total General Sales: $427,000 ($41.33)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $282,000 ($27.30)
    NEC: $179,000 ($17.33)

Sebring government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $30,765,000 ($2977.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $299,000 ($28.94)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,681,000 ($356.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $30,130,000 ($2916.47)
    Other, NEC: $224,000 ($21.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,316,000 ($417.77)
    Other, NEC: $75,000 ($7.26)

Sebring government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $3,845,000 ($372.18)
    Total Federal Securities: $138,000 ($13.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,125,000 ($786.47)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $885,000 ($85.66)

7.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($495 average AGI)
Highlands County:

0.15%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, FL  0.56% ($23,097 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.41% ($42,801)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.37% ($26,008)


7.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Highlands County:

0.16%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, FL  0.65% ($25,659 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.40% ($19,244)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.30% ($23,804)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sebring:

  • WJCM (1050 AM; 5 kW; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WITS (1340 AM; 1 kW; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWTK (730 AM; 1 kW; LAKE PLACID, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WAVP (1390 AM; 1 kW; AVON PARK, FL; Owner: ANSCOMBE BROADCASTING GROUP, LTD.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WAUC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WAUCHULA, FL; Owner: MARVINA ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sebring:

  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; AVON PARK, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • W207AY (89.3 FM; SEBRING, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWLL (105.7 FM; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • W214BA (90.7 FM; SEBRING, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZS (106.9 FM; ZOLFO SPRINGS, FL; Owner: HEARTLAND BROADCASTING CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Sebring:

  • W27AE (Channel 27; SEBRING, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
Sebring fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sebring fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 55,150Total average daily traffic
  • 3,275Total average daily truck traffic
  • 94,400Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sebring)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 162 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sebring, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 286 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sebring)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sebring)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 91 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 295
  • Hazardous Condition: 123
  • Service Call: 32
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Sebring

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sebring, FL
Most common first names in Sebring, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William39676.7 years
John38677.2 years
Robert33174.6 years
James32575.2 years
Mary32280.8 years
George24278.2 years
Charles24076.0 years
Helen18581.2 years
Dorothy17579.2 years
Joseph16977.3 years
Most common last names in Sebring, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17078.3 years
Johnson10175.3 years
Jones9676.2 years
Miller7881.9 years
Brown7376.2 years
Taylor6879.4 years
Williams6774.8 years
Martin5974.9 years
Davis5377.1 years
Moore5074.4 years
Businesses in Sebring, FL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Marshalls1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets9
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike4
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Burger King2Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Outback1
Circle K3Outback Steakhouse1
Curves1Panera Bread1
DHL1Payless1
Dairy Queen2Penske1
Dennys1Pier 1 Imports1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
DressBarn1Publix Super Markets2
Dressbarn1Quality1
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack2
Famous Footwear1Red Lobster1
FedEx13Ruby Tuesday1
Foot Locker1Sears2
Ford1Sprint Nextel2
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Tire Kingdom1
Home Depot1U-Haul9
IHOP1UPS15
JCPenney1Vans2
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Village Inn1
La Quinta1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2YMCA1

Sebring on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 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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