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Population in 2012: 10,340 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 

Males: 5,446  (52.7%)
Females: 4,894  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  47.3 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33870, 33872, 33875, 33876.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,905 (it was $23,555 in 2000)
Sebring:

$27,905
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,819

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,773 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Sebring:

$73,773
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $159,981; Detached houses: $174,237; Townhouses or other attached units: $108,296; In 2-unit structures: $233,838; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,497; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,910; Mobile homes: $32,281

Median gross rent in 2012: $637.

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  • White alone - 6,506 (62.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2,464 (23.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,179 (11.3%)
  • Two or more races - 205 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 83 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 25 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sebring: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.1%), Irish (9.2%), United States (9.1%), English (8.4%), French (3.8%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 131 feet

Land area: 5.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,015 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sebring:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sebring city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

1,310 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This city:  12.5%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 86 registered sex offenders living in Sebring, Florida as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sebring to the number of sex offenders is 120 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $951 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $916 (1.0%)

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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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 27.50 N, Longitude: 81.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,041 (+76.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,812 (54.0%)

Area code: 863

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Crime rates in Sebring by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001110001100
per 100,000 0.00.010.09.99.70.00.00.09.39.50.00.0
Rapes 1113555755414
per 100,000 10.19.9130.449.548.547.165.146.546.338.09.437.7
Robberies 23342923311518171915322
per 100,000 231.9336.3290.9227.8300.9141.4167.5158.2176.0142.628.2207.2
Assaults 8245104938266746338393125
per 100,000 826.9445.11043.1921.1795.9622.2688.4586.3352.0370.8291.5235.5
Burglaries 209229214212159184190282161129147136
per 100,000 2107.52265.32146.42099.61543.21734.71767.62624.21491.31226.51382.41281.0
Thefts 753602504465444351334376348323358318
per 100,000 7593.05955.15055.24605.34309.43309.13107.33499.03223.43070.93366.62995.2
Auto thefts 3062273627291024910137
per 100,000 302.5613.3270.8356.5262.1273.493.0223.383.495.1122.265.9
Arson 12764649113312
per 100,000 121.069.260.239.658.237.783.7102.427.828.59.418.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 678.9608.2750.6634.7575.5453.8468.2513.5395.7361.6298.1334.6

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Crime rate in Sebring detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Florida average:

2.45

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +520 (+5.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Sebring-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 91% 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.

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: 9, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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/medical centers in Sebring:

  • BMA - AVON PARK (Dialysis Facility, 4833 SUN N LAKES BLVD)
  • HIGHLANDS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 4245 SUN N LAKE BLVD)
  • RENAL CARE CENTER - SEBRING (Dialysis Facility, 40 MEDICAL CENTER AVE)
  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL HOMECARE SERVICES SEBRING (Home Health Center, 4005 SUN'N LAKE BLVD)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVC SEBRING (Home Health Center, 255 US HWY 27 NORTH)
  • HOMECARE SOLUTIONS GROUP (Home Health Center, 102 SOUTH RIDGEWOOD DRIVE #7)
  • NURSE ON CALL - BEST CHOICE (Home Health Center, 4343 SUN 'N LAKE BLVD)
  • PALMS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1570 LAKEVIEW DR UNIT H-STE 100)
  • SEBRING NURSING SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 3210 PHYSICIANS WAY)
  • TOTAL HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 126 E CENTER AVE)
  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL HEARTLAND MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 4200 SUN N' LAKE BLVD)
  • GOOD SHEPHARD HOSPICE OF MID-F (Hospital, 2121 SE LAKEVIEW DRIVE)
  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 3600 S HIGHLANDS AVE)
  • KENILWORTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 3011 KENILWORTH BLVD)
  • PALMS OF SEBRING, THE (Nursing Home, 725 S PINE ST)

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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: 3,262)
  • Southeastern University (about 48 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 64 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,723)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Automotive Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics (about 65 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,327)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 65 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • Everest University-South Orlando (about 65 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Indian River State College (about 67 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 5,966)

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:
  • Public Education - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-14-2002)
HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK ST PK WTP #1 (Population served: 367, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ROBINS NEST RV PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NEIBERT'S FISHING RESORT (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK ST PK WTP #2 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK ST PK WTP #4 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HIGHLANDER MOTEL (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUNSHINE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • LORIDA GENERAL STORE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAK SHORE (Population served: 66, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHRINE CLUB OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.2%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.8% for Black residents, 36.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 6.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sebring, FL

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 compared to Florida state average:

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Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above 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.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.75%
Here35.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian Church
Adherents31.1%14.9%13.0%5.5%3.8%
Congregations20.8%4.2%7.3%6.3%3.1%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents3.8%3.4%2.8%2.7%19.0%
Congregations8.3%5.2%2.1%4.2%38.5%
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: 22
Highlands County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

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

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Highlands County:

25.3%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$26,668$40,0020$0
Other Government Administration 7$20,964$35,9380$0
Police Protection - Officers 32$121,301$45,4880$0
Police - Other 6$12,509$25,01810$6,077
Firefighters 23$76,815$40,0770$0
Streets and Highways 8$17,311$25,9670$0
Airports 12$46,266$46,2662$5,059
Solid Waste Management 16$34,884$26,1630$0
Sewerage 11$32,495$35,4490$0
Parks and Recreation 9$16,311$21,74813$6,589
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$8,090$48,5400$0
Water Supply 25$65,588$31,4820$0
Other and Unallocable 7$20,023$34,3250$0
Totals for Government 166$499,225$36,08925$17,725

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,571,000 ($151.93)
    Regular Highways: $1,117,000 ($108.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $176,000 ($17.02)
    Water Utilities: $126,000 ($12.19)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($0.77)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,859,000 ($179.79)
    Police Protection: $1,751,000 ($169.34)
    Water Utilities: $1,153,000 ($111.51)
    Sewerage: $1,140,000 ($110.25)
    Regular Highways: $1,024,000 ($99.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $839,000 ($81.14)
    Fire Protection: $804,000 ($77.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $636,000 ($61.51)
    General Public Buildings: $253,000 ($24.47)
    Central Staff Services: $203,000 ($19.63)
    Financial Administration: $177,000 ($17.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $157,000 ($15.18)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,799,000 ($270.70)
    Benefit Payments: $215,000 ($20.79)
    Withdrawals: $3,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($1.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $76,000 ($7.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $234,000 ($22.63)
    Police Protection: $207,000 ($20.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $193,000 ($18.67)
    Water Utilities: $156,000 ($15.09)
    Financial Administration: $126,000 ($12.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($10.83)
    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 ($454.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,482,000 ($143.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,369,000 ($132.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,171,000 ($113.25)
    All Other: $230,000 ($22.24)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $305,000 ($29.50)
    From Other Government: $92,000 ($8.90)
    Local Employee Contribution: $58,000 ($5.61)
    Interest Revenue: $-597,000 ($-57.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,571,000 ($151.93)
    All Other: $343,000 ($33.17)
    General Support: $173,000 ($16.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,912,000 ($184.91)
    All Other: $300,000 ($29.01)
    Highways: $13,000 ($1.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $642,000 ($62.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $628,000 ($60.74)
    Rents: $45,000 ($4.35)
    Property Sale Other: $39,000 ($3.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,661,000 ($450.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $275,000 ($26.60)
    Highways: $88,000 ($8.51)
  • Tax - Property: $1,965,000 ($190.04)
    Public Utilities: $1,523,000 ($147.29)
    Total General Sales: $427,000 ($41.30)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $282,000 ($27.27)
    NEC: $179,000 ($17.31)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $30,765,000 ($2975.34)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $299,000 ($28.92)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,681,000 ($356.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $30,130,000 ($2913.93)
    Other, NEC: $224,000 ($21.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,316,000 ($417.41)
    Other, NEC: $75,000 ($7.25)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $3,845,000 ($371.86)
    Total Federal Securities: $138,000 ($13.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,125,000 ($785.78)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $885,000 ($85.59)

9.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.56%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Highlands County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Broward County, FL  0.75% ($44,252 average AGI)
from Polk County, FL  0.54% ($25,436)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.47% ($35,696)


7.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($144 average AGI)
Highlands County:

0.10%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Polk County, FL  0.63% ($34,634 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.27% ($27,571)
to Orange County, FL  0.27% ($22,405)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Sebring, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 163
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 107
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 15
Florida average:
  • Fatal accident count: 164
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 177
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 434
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

See more detailed statistics of Sebring fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 55,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,275
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 94,400

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
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike4
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental1Outback1
Burger King2Outback Steakhouse1
Curves1Panera Bread1
DHL1Payless1
Dairy Queen2Penske1
Dennys1Pier 1 Imports1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
DressBarn1Publix Super Markets2
Dunkin Donuts1Quality1
Famous Footwear1RadioShack2
FedEx13Red Lobster1
Foot Locker1Ruby Tuesday1
GNC1Sears2
GameStop1Sprint Nextel2
H&R Block2Starbucks1
Holiday Inn1Subway1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
IHOP1Tire Kingdom1
JCPenney1U-Haul9
KFC1UPS15
Kmart1Vans2
La Quinta1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy2Village Inn1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1YMCA1
Marshalls1
Browse common businesses in Sebring, FL


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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard M. Barina (6)
  • Kenneth L. Geiger (5)
  • Bradley Richard Hennenfent (3)
  • Larry R. Hunt (1)
  • David Caisse (1)
  • Herbert Ross Waggoner (1)
  • John M. Davis (1)
  • George Tibedo (1)
  • Gary L. Johnson (1)
  • Richard Barina (1)

Total of 22 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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