St. Marks, Florida

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Population in 2013: 294 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 
Males: 142  (48.6%)
Females: 152  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  54.0 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 32355.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,599 (it was $25,156 in 2000)
St. Marks:

$57,599
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,914 (it was $14,994 in 2000)

St. Marks city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,520 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
St. Marks:

$139,520
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $284,627; Detached houses: $312,189; Mobile homes: $87,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $642.

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  • Races in St. Marks, FL (2010)

    St. Marks races chart
    • 28496.9%White alone
    • 51.7%Black alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

Races in St. Marks detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in St. Marks: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (25.9%), German (12.8%), English (10.9%), French (6.8%), Portuguese (2.6%), Hungarian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 1.93 square miles.

Population density: 152 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Marks,FL real estate house value index trend

St. Marks, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in St. Marks:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Marks city:

  • Never married: 12.0%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 26.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Florida:

19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,882 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,393 (1.1%)

St. Marks satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (20.6 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (152.6 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (670.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: East Wakulla, FL (2.3 miles ), Crawfordville, FL (3.2 miles ), Woodville, FL (3.3 miles ), Southeast Leon, FL (3.6 miles ), Panacea, FL (3.7 miles ), West Wakulla, FL (4.3 miles ), Sopchoppy, FL (4.3 miles ), Tallahassee, FL (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 30.16 N, Longitude: 84.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

St. Marks household income distribution St. Marks home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-12.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (46%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in St. Marks: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Marks, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. Marks-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1964, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the St. Marks city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/27/1972, a category F2 tornado 18.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Marks-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% 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 308.1 miles away from the city 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 194.2 miles away from St. Marks center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 275.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 287.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 311.1 miles away from St. Marks 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 397.3 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 Wakulla County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Tropical Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Marks topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Marks:

  • EDEN SPRINGS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CRAWFORDVILLE, FL)
  • NHC HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CRAWFORDVILLE, FL)

Amtrak station near St. Marks:

  • 20 miles: TALLAHASSEE (918 1/2 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Marks:

  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 20 miles; Tallahassee, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,841)
  • Florida State University (about 21 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 22 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 55 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 72 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 73 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 91 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)

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Notable locations in St. Marks: Old Fort Saint Marks (A), Saint Marks Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Marks include: Miracle Temple Apostolic Holiness Church (A), First Baptist Church of Saint Marks (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: First Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in St. Marks: San Marcos De Apalache Historic State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Wakulla 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 56.1. This is better than average.

City:

56.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.61
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.5%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.5%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
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: 0.7% of all households

St. Marks compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Florida average:

12.2

St. Marks travel time to work - commute St. Marks mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Marks city (based on Wakulla County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,51432
Mainline Protestant9854
Black Protestant6644
Other5093
Catholic3001
None23,804-
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
Wakulla County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Wakulla County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

5.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wakulla County:

28.9%
Florida:

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

11.7%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$1,716
Parks and Recreation 1$1,993$23,9160$0
Sewerage 1$1,993$23,9160$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,993$23,9160$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,993$23,9160$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$700
Other Government Administration 5$11,110$26,6640$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,103
Totals for Government 9$19,080$25,4409$4,519

St. Marks government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $174,000 ($591.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $80,000 ($272.11)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($217.69)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($163.27)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($6.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($54.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $43,000 ($146.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $173,000 ($588.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($20.41)

St. Marks government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $66,000 ($224.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($20.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $27,000 ($91.84)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($6.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $76,000 ($258.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $69,000 ($234.69)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $59,000 ($200.68)
    Property: $41,000 ($139.46)
    NEC: $3,000 ($10.20)

St. Marks government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $97,000 ($329.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $289,000 ($982.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $289,000 ($982.99)
    Water Utilities: $97,000 ($329.93)

St. Marks government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $327,000 ($1112.24)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($217.69)

8.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
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 Leon County, FL  4.17% ($32,782 average AGI)
from Gadsden County, FL  0.19% ($30,842)
from Franklin County, FL  0.18% ($44,667)


8.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
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 Leon County, FL  3.79% ($30,914 average AGI)
to Franklin County, FL  0.21% ($-11,000)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.19% ($32,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Marks:

  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WNLS (1270 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCVC (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WHBT (1410 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WTAL (1450 AM; 1 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: LIVE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Marks:

  • WHBX (96.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAKU (94.1 FM; CRAWFORDVILLE, FL; Owner: ALTRUA INVESTMENTS INTERNATIONAL COR)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTNT-FM (94.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLY (107.1 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZE (98.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFSQ (91.5 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAIB (103.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WUTL (106.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEGT (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXSR (101.5 FM; QUINCY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W250AF (97.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WHTF (104.9 FM; HAVANA, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around St. Marks:

  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WVUP-CA (Channel 45; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTBC-LP (Channel 65; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFSU-TV (Channel 11; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W35BN (Channel 35; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WBXT-CA (Channel 56; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WWWF-LP (Channel 47; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W21BK (Channel 21; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)

St. Marks fatal accident list:

Apr 3, 2009 09:00 PM, Sr-363, Riverside Drive, Lat: 30.15466, Lon: -84.20340, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 2
Oct 19, 2003 00:35 AM, Sr-363, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 26, 1994 00:30 AM, Sr363, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA0PIW, Previous Call Sign: KF4CAS, Licensee ID: L00140357
    Grant Date: 03/12/2010, Expiration Date: 03/12/2020, Certifier: Cathy E Gurka
    Registrant: Cathy E Gurka, St. Marks, FL 32355

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  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
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