Spring Ridge, Florida

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Population in 2010: 398.
Males: 214  (53.8%)
Females: 184  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  60.9 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $42,264
Spring Ridge:

$42,264
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,130

Spring Ridge CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $112,969
Spring Ridge:

$112,969
FL:

$179,800
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  • Races in Spring Ridge, FL (2010)

    Spring Ridge races chart
    • 35288.4%White alone
    • 287.0%Hispanic
    • 112.8%Two or more races
    • 41.0%Black alone
    • 30.8%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Spring Ridge: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.5%), English (17.2%), American (15.2%), Italian (9.9%), German (8.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Spring Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%

For population 15 years and over in Spring Ridge CDP:

  • Never married: 8.3%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

25 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.2% North America).

This place:

7.6%
Florida:

19.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,107 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,334 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (25.7 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (72.4 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (759.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Fort White, FL (2.7 miles ), High Springs, FL (2.8 miles ), Bell, FL (3.1 miles ), Newberry, FL (3.8 miles ), Alachua, FL (3.9 miles ), Trenton, FL (3.9 miles ), Branford, FL (3.9 miles ), La Crosse, FL (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 29.82 N, Longitude: 82.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 386

Spring Ridge household income distribution Spring Ridge home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (50%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (50%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (47%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Spring Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Spring Ridge place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/25/1960, a category F3 tornado 26.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spring Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% 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 343.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 280.5 miles away from Spring Ridge center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 285.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 261.8 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 243.2 miles away from Spring Ridge center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 271.2 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 Gilchrist County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Spring Ridge:

  • AYERS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TRENTON, FL)
  • SUWANNEE RIVER KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; TRENTON, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spring Ridge:

  • Santa Fe College (about 20 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 11,819)
  • University of Florida (about 26 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 27 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • College of Central Florida (about 57 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 57 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 64 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 73 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)

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Notable location: Gilchrist County Fire and Rescue Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Gilchrist 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 35.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

35.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.79. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.79
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.5%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.5%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Florida average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Spring Ridge CDP (based on Gilchrist County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,09829
Black Protestant2982
Mainline Protestant931
Other4-
None10,446-
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: 4
Gilchrist County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Gilchrist County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Gilchrist County:

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Gilchrist County:

30.3%
Florida:

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

14.4%
State:

14.0%

8.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
Florida average:

7.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alachua County, FL  2.31% ($30,940 average AGI)
from Levy County, FL  1.09% ($22,145)
from Dixie County, FL  0.50% ($21,040)


9.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.34%
Florida average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alachua County, FL  2.42% ($28,516 average AGI)
to Levy County, FL  1.25% ($23,476)
to Dixie County, FL  0.44% ($23,318)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spring Ridge:

  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLUS (980 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJD (1390 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spring Ridge:

  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYGC (104.9 FM; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WDJY (101.7 FM; TRENTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNDT (92.5 FM; ALACHUA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WYKS (105.3 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: GILLEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNFB (94.3 FM; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: NEWMAN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBXY (99.5 FM; LA CROSSE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQLC (102.1 FM; WATERTOWN, FL; Owner: LOUIS D. BOLTON, II)
  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJLF (91.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WOLR (91.3 FM; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: WOLR 91.3 FM, INC.)
  • WNDN (107.9 FM; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)

TV broadcast stations around Spring Ridge:

  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • W39BZ (Channel 39; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: ERIC McBRIDE)
  • W66CQ (Channel 66; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: MARTHA RAYBURN)
  • W23AQ (Channel 23; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBXG-CA (Channel 31; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Spring Ridge compared to Florida 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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