South Bay, Florida

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Population in 2017: 5,156 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +33.6%
Males: 4,017  (77.9%)
Females: 1,139  (22.1%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33493.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,397 (it was $23,558 in 2000)
South Bay:

$31,397
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,756 (it was $9,126 in 2000)

South Bay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,376 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
South Bay:

$161,376
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,409; detached houses: $111,324; mobile homes: $46,533

Median gross rent in 2017: $789.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Bay: 99.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.8%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents, 11.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in South Bay, FL (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in South Bay, Florida as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Bay is 648 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in South Bay by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(65.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
1
(19.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(48.4)
2
(48.5)
2
(42.9)
2
(44.0)
4
(87.3)
1
(21.7)
4
(80.9)
2
(40.2)
2
(40.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(58.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(314.9)
16
(387.7)
16
(342.8)
8
(176.2)
4
(87.3)
6
(130.3)
9
(182.1)
3
(60.3)
16
(324.0)
8
(160.3)
3
(59.4)
6
(116.6)
4
(77.6)
9
(173.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
63
(1,526)
49
(1,187)
53
(1,136)
50
(1,101)
51
(1,113)
36
(781.6)
33
(667.7)
22
(441.9)
55
(1,114)
50
(1,002)
37
(732.7)
60
(1,166)
33
(640.5)
11
(211.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
70
(1,696)
30
(726.9)
63
(1,350)
54
(1,189)
44
(959.9)
72
(1,563)
36
(728.5)
28
(562.5)
78
(1,580)
45
(901.6)
50
(990.1)
26
(505.1)
28
(543.5)
20
(384.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
103
(2,495)
105
(2,544)
92
(1,971)
107
(2,356)
76
(1,658)
74
(1,607)
103
(2,084)
54
(1,085)
76
(1,539)
92
(1,843)
111
(2,198)
91
(1,768)
111
(2,155)
54
(1,039)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(169.6)
10
(242.3)
13
(278.6)
14
(308.3)
12
(261.8)
3
(65.1)
9
(182.1)
4
(80.4)
3
(60.8)
7
(140.3)
13
(257.4)
6
(116.6)
10
(194.1)
13
(250.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(24.2)
2
(48.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
2
(43.4)
3
(60.7)
1
(20.1)
3
(60.8)
2
(40.1)
1
(19.8)
1
(19.4)
1
(19.4)
1
(19.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)719.0564.6645.6510.5603.8391.7442.3227.8529.4396.5397.6383.5376.6221.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in South Bay, FL

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:

2.48
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Ancestries: African (6.9%), Haitian (3.3%), Jamaican (2.8%), German (2.2%), Irish (1.7%), European (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 2.71 square miles.

Population density: 1,905 people per square mile   (low).

South Bay, Florida map

1,023 residents are foreign born (18.1% Latin America).

This city:

19.4%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $985 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,062 (1.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 26.67 N, Longitude: 80.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 561

Distribution of median household income in South Bay, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in South Bay, FL in 2017

Property values in South Bay, FL

South Bay satellite photo by USGS

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 South Bay, FL residents
Average permit cost in South Bay, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in South Bay, FL
Historical housing units in South Bay, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +260 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in South Bay, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Food (12.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (22.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.2%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.3%)
  • Truck transportation (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (28.0%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
Most common occupations in South Bay, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.9%)

Average climate in South Bay, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South Bay, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.2. This is better than average.

City:

53.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.18
U.S.:

8.46

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 South Bay 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 the city 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 (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in South Bay:

Marital status in South Bay, FL
  • Never married: 60.1%
  • Now married: 18.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

For population 25 years and over in South Bay:

  • High school or higher: 60.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 24.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - South Bay
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.3%
Florida:

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

17.3%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
South Bay:

46.6%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.4%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
South Bay:

29.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.3%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Bay:

10.8%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Bay:

6.6
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

30.4%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

53.9%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.0%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Bay, FL Residents
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
Other Government Administration 9$21,959$29,2790$0
Streets and Highways 6$19,850$39,7000$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$9,723$38,8920$0
Financial Administration 3$16,504$66,0160$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,768
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 21$68,036$38,8781$1,768

South Bay government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $587,000 ($113.85)
    Regular Highways: $443,000 ($85.92)
    General - Other: $362,000 ($70.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $309,000 ($59.93)
    Financial Administration: $206,000 ($39.95)
    Police Protection: $182,000 ($35.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000 ($15.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $61,000 ($11.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $39,000 ($7.56)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $16,000 ($3.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($1.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,026,000 ($198.99)

South Bay government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $571,000 ($110.74)
    Other: $175,000 ($33.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($3.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $46,000 ($8.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($3.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $19,000 ($3.69)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.97)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.78)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $602,000 ($116.76)
  • Tax - Property: $290,000 ($56.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $272,000 ($52.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $209,000 ($40.54)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $180,000 ($34.91)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $114,000 ($22.11)
    Other License: $41,000 ($7.95)

South Bay government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,702,000 ($330.10)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,676,000 ($325.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000 ($5.04)

South Bay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,333,000 ($452.48)

6.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($141,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,757 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Broward County, FL  1.26% ($67,594 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.39% ($78,122)
from Travis County, TX  0.15% ($49,041)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($850 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Broward County, FL  0.97% ($62,460 average AGI)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.24% ($51,794)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.23% ($182,141)

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of South Bay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.4mTotal length
  • 45,800Total average daily traffic
  • 7,290Total average daily truck traffic
  • 79,221Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2016, Certifier: Ricardo Lima, Registrant: Okeelanta Corporation

FCC Registered Broadcast 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
  • 1321 Sw Martin Luther King Dr. (Lat: 26.663056 Lon: -80.724917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9.7 m, Call Sign: WQOB708,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3200 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/2011, Expiration Date: 08/04/2021, Certifier: Warren Haan, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (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, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2013, 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, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2013, 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, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2013, Certifier: Elijah A Smith, Registrant: Elijah A Smith, 145 Sw 3rd Ave, South Bay, FL 33493-3222

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/03/2018

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 in South Bay, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Bay, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 45 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in South Bay, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.9%), and Structure Fires (27.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in South Bay, FL
    • 15648.9%Outside Fires
    • 8827.6%Structure Fires
    • 6821.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Bay, FL
  • 91.7%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Bay, FL
  • 95.4%Electricity
  • 4.6%No fuel used


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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

South Bay on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jamaica (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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