Solana, Florida

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Population in 2010: 742. Population change since 2000: -26.6%
Males: 266  (35.9%)
Females: 476  (64.1%)
Median resident age:  64.8 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years

Zip codes: 33950.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $29,352 (it was $23,472 in 2000)
Solana:

$29,352
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,316 (it was $17,176 in 2000)

Solana CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $90,023 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Solana:

$90,023
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $120,329; Detached houses: $184,487; Mobile homes: $37,044

Median gross rent in 2015: $673.

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  • Races in Solana, FL (2010)

    Solana races chart
    • 63485.4%White alone
    • 547.3%Black alone
    • 253.4%Hispanic
    • 172.3%Two or more races
    • 60.8%Asian alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Solana: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (16.1%), American (14.3%), German (14.3%), Lithuanian (14.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 1.71 square miles.

Population density: 433 people per square mile   (low).

Solana,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Solana:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Solana CDP:

  • Never married: 5.9%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.4%
  • Divorced: 30.6%

20 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.0%
Florida:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Solana CDP:  1.2% ($578)
Florida:  1.4% ($1,262)
Solana satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (21.0 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (70.2 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (835.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Punta Gorda, FL (1.4 miles ), Cleveland, FL (1.5 miles ), Charlotte Harbor, FL (1.6 miles ), Charlotte Park, FL (1.6 miles ), Harbour Heights, FL (1.9 miles ), Port Charlotte, FL (2.4 miles ), Burnt Store Marina, FL (3.5 miles ), North Port, FL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 26.94 N, Longitude: 82.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 941

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

5.9%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (76%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (62%)
  • Other services, except public administration (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (76%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (62%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Solana, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Solana-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/10/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Solana place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1993, a category F2 tornado 4.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Solana-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 288.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 237.9 miles away from Solana 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 429.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 506.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 291.5 miles away from Solana center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 427.4 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 Charlotte County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Solana topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Solana:

  • CHARLOTTE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; PUNTA GORDA, FL)
  • RAI CARE CENTERS - PUNTA GORDA (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PUNTA GORDA, FL)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF PUNTA GORDA (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PUNTA GORDA, FL)
  • AMERICAN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PUNTA GORDA, FL)
  • PORT CHARLOTTE ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CT (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL)
  • INDEPENDENT HOME HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL)
  • CHARLOTTE HARBOR HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL)

Amtrak stations near Solana:

  • 6 miles: PORT CHARLOTTE (909 KINGS HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.
  • 20 miles: FORT MYERS (13000 N. CLEVELAND AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Solana:

  • Edison State College (about 29 miles; Fort Myers, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,649)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 37 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 11,165)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 49 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 8,012)
  • Hodges University (about 50 miles; Naples, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • Eckerd College (about 68 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,437)
  • University of South Florida-St Petersburg (about 68 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 74 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)

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Church in Solana: Church of God of Prophecy (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Charlotte 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 2013 was 55.7. This is better than average.

City:

55.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.4%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  51.4%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Florida average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Solana CDP (based on Charlotte County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,4005
Evangelical Protestant15,32474
Mainline Protestant10,04918
Other2,70311
Orthodox4342
Black Protestant1681
None95,900-
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: 23
Charlotte County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Charlotte County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Charlotte County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Here:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Charlotte County:

23.7%
Florida:

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

12.7%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Solana:

50.0%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Solana:

28.8
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Solana:

17.3%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

29.5%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Solana:

56.6%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.3%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Solana, FL Residents

8.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($356 average AGI)
Charlotte County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sarasota County, FL  1.57% ($29,301 average AGI)
from Lee County, FL  0.59% ($44,297)
from DeSoto County, FL  0.24% ($37,361)


7.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Charlotte County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sarasota County, FL  1.66% ($33,550 average AGI)
to Lee County, FL  0.67% ($34,028)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.32% ($26,047)

Strongest AM radio stations in Solana:

  • WKII (1070 AM; 3 kW; SOLANA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCF (1580 AM; 1 kW; PUNTA GORDA, FL)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTK (1200 AM; 10 kW; PINE ISLAND CENTER, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: KATHLEEN HECKSHER)
  • WAMR (1320 AM; 5 kW; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)

Strongest FM radio stations in Solana:

  • WCVU (104.9 FM; SOLANA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIKX (92.9 FM; CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCKT (100.1 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXKB (103.9 FM; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: WXKB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGCU-FM (90.1 FM; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVIJ (91.7 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: PORT CHARLOTTE EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WBCG (98.9 FM; MURDOCK, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WZSP (105.3 FM; NOCATEE, FL; Owner: HEARTLAND BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOLZ (95.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJGO (102.9 FM; TICE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WSMR (89.1 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WSEB (91.3 FM; ENGLEWOOD, FL; Owner: SUNCOAST EDUCATIONAL B/CNG CORP.)
  • WDDV (92.1 FM; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTZB (105.9 FM; ENGLEWOOD, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJIS (88.1 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Solana:

  • W17CK (Channel 17; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WGCU (Channel 30; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTPH-LP (Channel 14; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W38CO (Channel 38; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56CN (Channel 56; VENICE, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WLZE-LP (Channel 65; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVU-CA (Channel 4; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 56m184ftTotal length
  • 134,403Total average daily traffic
  • 13,810Total average daily truck traffic
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$155,0804$136,9037$132,2900$04$141,2231$63,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$79,8601$165,8200$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$126,7357$187,2831$8,6403$147,4901$33,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$104,5103$193,0000$02$146,5400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$103,6600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$208,8001$174,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • No fuel used (5%)

Solana compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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