South Bay, Florida

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Population in 2013: 4,968 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.7%
Males: 3,513  (70.7%)
Females: 1,455  (29.3%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 33493.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,406 (it was $23,558 in 2000)
South Bay:

$28,406
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $6,094 (it was $9,126 in 2000)

South Bay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,300 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
South Bay:

$89,300
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $290,345; Detached houses: $356,294; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,741; In 2-unit structures: $137,457; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,643; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,961; Mobile homes: $48,656; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $225,432

Median gross rent in 2013: $742.

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  • Races in South Bay, FL (2010)

    South Bay races chart
    • 3,12064.0%Black alone
    • 1,13223.2%Hispanic
    • 55811.4%White alone
    • 310.6%Two or more races
    • 250.5%Asian alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in South Bay: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (8.5%), West Indian (6.0%), German (3.8%), Irish (3.0%), English (1.1%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 2.71 square miles.

Population density: 1,835 people per square mile   (low).

South Bay,FL real estate house value index trend

South Bay, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in South Bay:

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 24.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Bay city:

  • Never married: 54.0%
  • Now married: 25.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

880 residents are foreign born (16.6% Latin America).

This city:

17.5%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in South Bay, Florida as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in South Bay to the number of sex offenders is 985 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,159 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,026 (1.7%)

South Bay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Palm Beach-West Jupiter, FL (31.3 miles , pop. 74,157).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (61.7 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (918.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Belle Glade Camp, FL (1.5 miles ), Belle Glade, FL (1.8 miles ), Lake Harbor, FL (2.4 miles) , Fremd Village-Padgett Island, FL (3.3 miles ), Pahokee, FL (3.4 miles ), Clewiston, FL (3.8 miles ), Canal Point, FL (3.8 miles ), Harlem, FL (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $53,600
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $315,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.67 N, Longitude: 80.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 561

South Bay household income distribution South Bay home values distribution

Property values in South Bay, FL


Crime rates in South Bay by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0020102030100
per 100,000 0.00.050.10.024.20.042.90.065.40.020.20.00.0
Rapes 2464222241422
per 100,000 50.599.1150.295.948.448.542.944.087.321.780.940.240.5
Robberies 81521161316168469316
per 100,000 202.1371.7525.8383.6314.9387.7342.8176.287.3130.3182.160.3324.0
Assaults 66786579634953505136332255
per 100,000 1,667.11,933.11,627.41,894.01,526.21,187.31,135.61,101.11,112.6781.6667.7441.91,113.8
Burglaries 62676677703063544472362878
per 100,000 1,566.11,660.51,652.51,846.11,695.7726.91,349.91,189.2959.91,563.2728.5562.51,579.6
Thefts 1371441511661031059210776741035476
per 100,000 3,460.53,568.83,780.73,979.92,495.22,544.21,971.32,356.31,657.91,606.62,084.21,084.81,539.1
Auto thefts 128867101314123943
per 100,000 303.1198.3200.3143.9169.6242.3278.6308.3261.865.1182.180.460.8
Arson 2123120012313
per 100,000 50.524.850.171.924.248.50.00.021.843.460.720.160.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 735.6887.11026.8906.1748.4587.7672.0531.3628.5407.7460.4237.1551.0

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Crime rate in South Bay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Florida average:

2.43
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +260 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in South Bay, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Bay-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the South Bay city center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/13/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center caused $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Bay-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 367.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 115.3 miles away from South Bay center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 432.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 399.6 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) earthquake occurred 313.9 miles away from South Bay center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 251.4 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 Palm Beach County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Bay topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South Bay:

  • RENAL CARE CENTER - BELLE GLADE (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; BELLE GLADE, FL)
  • GLADES HOME HEALTH CARE MEDICAL CENTER, LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BELLE GLADE, FL)
  • LAKESIDE QUALITY HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PAHOKEE, FL)
  • GLADES HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PAHOKEE, FL)
  • EVERGLADES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PAHOKEE, FL)
  • HENDRY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; CLEWISTON, FL)
  • PALM TERRACE OF CLEWISTON (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLEWISTON, FL)

Airports located in South Bay:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Bay:

  • Palm Beach State College (about 40 miles; Lake Worth, FL; Full-time enrollment: 19,938)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 42 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Lynn University (about 42 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 44 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 48 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 18,270)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 49 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 51 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 25,621)

Private elementary/middle school in South Bay:

  • MIRACLE BY FAITH CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 1165 MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD; Grades: KG - 6)
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Notable locations in South Bay: South Bay Recreational Vehicle Campground (A), South Bay Mini Plaza (B), Palm Beach County Library System Clarence E Anthony Branch Library (C), South Bay Correctional Facility (D), Palm Beach County Fire and Rescue Station 74 (E), South Bay Public Safety Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Clarence E Anthony Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 375 Southwest 2nd Avenue).

Palm Beach County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.3. This is about average.

City:

75.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.1%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.7% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.0%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
1,865 people in state prisons in 2010
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
1,122 people in state prisons in 2000
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

South Bay, Florida environmental map by EPA

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South Bay compared to Florida state average:

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

Banks with branches in South Bay (2011 data):

  • Bank of Belle Glade: Mini Plaza Branch at 131 U.S. Highway 27, branch established on 1978/06/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $82.7 mil, Deposits: $75.1 mil, headquarters in Belle Glade, FL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Belle Glade Bank Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in South Bay, Florida:

  • Okeechobee Inn, 255 N Hwy 27, South Bay, FL 33493
  • Starling Motel, 240 S Hwy 27, South Bay, FL 33493
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in South Bay, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Florida average:

12.2

South Bay travel time to work - commute South Bay mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (96%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Bay city (based on Palm Beach County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic210,00636
Evangelical Protestant143,738477
Other62,520124
Mainline Protestant44,22383
Black Protestant17,53347
Orthodox5,6958
None836,419-
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: 259
Palm Beach County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
Palm Beach County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
Palm Beach County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

19.3%
Florida:

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

17.3%
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 3$16,504$66,0160$0
Other Government Administration 9$21,959$29,2790$0
Streets and Highways 6$19,850$39,7000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,768
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$9,723$38,8920$0
Totals for Government 21$68,036$38,8781$1,768

South Bay government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,000,000 ($201.29)
    Sewerage: $893,000 ($179.75)
    Financial Administration: $698,000 ($140.50)
    Water Utilities: $629,000 ($126.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $333,000 ($67.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $192,000 ($38.65)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($6.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,726,000 ($347.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $238,000 ($47.91)

South Bay government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $309,000 ($62.20)
    Sewerage: $279,000 ($56.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $236,000 ($47.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $717,000 ($144.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $840,000 ($169.08)
    All Other: $406,000 ($81.72)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $337,000 ($67.83)
    Property: $310,000 ($62.40)
    Total General Sales: $261,000 ($52.54)
    NEC: $47,000 ($9.46)

South Bay government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,970,000 ($799.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,843,000 ($773.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $127,000 ($25.56)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,140,000 ($229.47)

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($455 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Broward County, FL  1.23% ($42,977 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.47% ($33,950)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.17% ($38,500)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($555 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Broward County, FL  1.20% ($36,392 average AGI)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.58% ($30,356)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.20% ($35,082)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Bay:

  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WSWN (900 AM; 1 kW; BELLE GLADE, FL; Owner: BGI BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WAFC (590 AM; 5 kW; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Bay:

  • WBGF (93.5 FM; BELLE GLADE, FL; Owner: BGI BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCB (88.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Bay:

  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
South Bay fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

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

See more detailed statistics of South Bay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 17,100Total average daily traffic
  • 2,565Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,669Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in South Bay)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 21250 Us Hwy 27 (Lat: 26.582333 Lon: -80.740833), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 8.6 m, Overall height: 8.8 m, Call Sign: WQFB802, Licensee ID: L00925866
    Assigned Frequencies: 915.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/09/2006, Expiration Date: 06/09/2016, Certifier: Ricardo Lima
    Registrant: Okeelanta Corporation

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 6 Mi Hwy 27 (Lat: 26.583694 Lon: -80.749778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPLR653
    Assigned Frequencies: 8500.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/1997, Expiration Date: 12/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2003, Certifier: Ricardo A Lima
    Registrant: Krohne America, 7 Dearborn Rd, Peabody, MA 01960, Fax: (508) 535-1720
  • 2 Mi W 6 S Of (Lat: 26.572028 Lon: -80.748944), Type: Building, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPRA786
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2000, Expiration Date: 08/25/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Certifier: Robert King
    Registrant: Bairs Electronics Service Inc, 557 Se Ave E, Belle Glade, FL 33430, Fax: (561) 996-1502
  • Lat: 26.484722 Lon: -80.654722, Call Sign: WQHI323
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.862 MHz, 451.912 MHz, 451.937 MHz, 451.987 MHz, 461.437 MHz, 461.537 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2007, Expiration Date: 08/02/2017, Certifier: Scott Lundberg
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KG4NSL, Licensee ID: L00362653
    Grant Date: 05/31/2001, Expiration Date: 05/31/2011, Certifier: Edward R Mayo Iii
    Registrant: Edward R Mayo Iii, 260 Se 3rd Ave, South Bay, FL 33493
  • Call Sign: KG4NSM, Licensee ID: L00362654
    Grant Date: 05/31/2001, Expiration Date: 05/31/2011, Certifier: Stefanie A Mayo
    Registrant: Stefanie A Mayo, 260 Se 3rd Ave, South Bay, FL 33493
  • Call Sign: KG4NSO, Licensee ID: L00362656
    Grant Date: 03/03/2011, Expiration Date: 05/31/2021, Certifier: Mark E Sutterfield Ii
    Registrant: Mark E Sutterfield Ii, South Bay, FL 33493
  • Call Sign: KG4NSP, Licensee ID: L00362657
    Grant Date: 03/03/2011, Expiration Date: 05/31/2021, Certifier: Mark E Sutterfield Sr
    Registrant: Mark E Sutterfield Sr, South Bay, FL 33493
  • Call Sign: KG4NSQ, Licensee ID: L00362658
    Grant Date: 05/31/2001, Expiration Date: 05/31/2011, Certifier: Elijah A Smith
    Registrant: Elijah A Smith, 145 Sw 3rd Ave, South Bay, FL 33493-3222

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 500-A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 172 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 152K , Serial Number: 500A-1258-82, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1962
    Registrant (Corporation): Whitehouse Aviation Inc, 380 Us 27n, South Bay, FL 33493
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84551 , Serial Number: 7AC-3248, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Milton E Cooper, , South Bay, FL 33493

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$122,3501$2,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$45,2700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$88,0701$16,860
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$164,2100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0083.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$95,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$131,4400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0083.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - South Bay

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Bay, FL
Most common first names in South Bay, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie2869.6 years
James2468.6 years
Mary1971.2 years
John1767.1 years
William1670.8 years
Mattie1373.6 years
George872.6 years
Charles867.6 years
Annie663.6 years
Jessie672.2 years
Most common last names in South Bay, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1865.7 years
Brown1366.0 years
Jones1370.9 years
Johnson1154.9 years
Mann1156.8 years
Edwards964.6 years
Jackson875.1 years
Lewis772.4 years
Clark775.2 years
Davis761.6 years

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  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians"
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  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #34 (33493) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bermudan first ancestries"
  • #35 (33493) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bahamian first ancestries"
  • #99 (33493) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Barbadian first ancestries"
  • #99 (33493) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Jamaican first ancestries"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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