Starke, Florida

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Population in 2017: 5,370 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 2,616  (48.7%)
Females: 2,754  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32091.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,609 (it was $27,021 in 2000)
Starke:

$36,609
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,696 (it was $13,507 in 2000)

Starke city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,406 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Starke:

$133,406
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $117,791; detached houses: $128,637; mobile homes: $24,789

Median gross rent in 2017: $856.

March 2019 cost of living index in Starke: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.0%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Black residents, 45.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Starke, FL (2010)
    • 3,45163.3%White alone
    • 1,58629.1%Black alone
    • 2073.8%Hispanic
    • 1242.3%Two or more races
    • 581.1%Asian alone
    • 150.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 73 registered sex offenders living in Starke, Florida as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Starke is 76 to 1.


Crime rates in Starke by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(17.0)
3
(50.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(54.3)
1
(18.3)
4
(74.2)
2
(37.1)
2
(37.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(33.9)
6
(101.0)
7
(118.7)
3
(50.9)
4
(66.5)
5
(84.3)
5
(90.5)
4
(73.2)
5
(92.7)
3
(55.7)
10
(187.2)
7
(129.9)
4
(73.9)
6
(111.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
49
(830.6)
50
(841.3)
36
(610.6)
27
(458.2)
28
(465.8)
14
(236.2)
33
(597.5)
36
(659.0)
33
(611.8)
19
(352.7)
33
(617.9)
45
(834.9)
38
(702.0)
38
(708.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(67.8)
3
(50.5)
15
(254.4)
19
(322.5)
15
(249.5)
23
(388.0)
12
(217.3)
16
(292.9)
11
(203.9)
10
(185.6)
6
(112.3)
7
(129.9)
26
(480.3)
15
(279.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
140
(2,373)
152
(2,558)
233
(3,952)
168
(2,851)
150
(2,495)
215
(3,627)
282
(5,106)
184
(3,368)
174
(3,226)
144
(2,673)
104
(1,947)
112
(2,078)
137
(2,531)
124
(2,313)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(254.3)
11
(185.1)
24
(407.1)
13
(220.6)
11
(183.0)
5
(84.3)
18
(325.9)
13
(238.0)
7
(129.8)
7
(129.9)
6
(112.3)
7
(129.9)
16
(295.6)
10
(186.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)309.9359.6400.1261.2258.4251.5435.6342.7400.3247.3304.4345.6321.1302.4

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City-data.com crime index in Starke, FL

Crime rate in Starke detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Florida average:

2.08
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Starke, FL City Guides:

Ancestries: English (13.4%), Irish (11.7%), American (11.0%), German (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 160 feet

Land area: 6.66 square miles.

Population density: 806 people per square mile   (low).

Starke, Florida map

82 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $682 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $699 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (23.8 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (37.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (796.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Hampton, FL (2.4 miles ),
Lawtey, FL (2.7 miles ),
Raiford, FL (3.3 miles),
Waldo, FL (3.4 miles ),
Keystone Heights, FL (3.5 miles ),
Brooker, FL (3.7 miles ),
Middleburg, FL (3.8 miles ),
Lake Butler, FL (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 29.95 N, Longitude: 82.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,373 (+41.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,156 (51.2%)

Area code: 904

Distribution of median household income in Starke, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Starke, FL in 2017
Starke satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $246,500
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Starke, FL
Historical housing units in Starke, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +335 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in Starke, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (16.1%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.1%)
  • Public administration (13.5%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Public administration (18.6%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Starke, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)

Average climate in Starke, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Starke, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 28.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Starke-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/7/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Starke city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/7/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Starke-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 376.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 234.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 272.4 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 213.1 miles away from Starke 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 318.2 miles away from Starke 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 244.7 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 Bradford County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Starke topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Starke:

  • BESSENT ROAD GROUP HOME (1329 BESSENT ROAD)
  • SHANDS STARKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 922 E CALL ST)
  • WALNUT STREET GROUP HOME (102 ALEXANDER ROAD)
  • BRADFORD TERRACE NURSING CENTER (808 S COLLEY RD)
  • WINDSOR MANOR (602 E LAURA ST)
  • BMA - STARKE (444 W MADISON ST)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE NORTH FLORIDA (319 WEST CALL STREET SUITE B)

Amtrak station near Starke:

  • 12 miles: WALDO (U.S. 301 & STATE RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Starke:

  • Bradford-Union Technical Center (Full-time enrollment: 136; Location: 609 N Orange St; Public; Website: www.butc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Starke:

  • University of Florida (about 27 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 43,357)
  • Santa Fe College (about 27 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 32 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 33 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 38 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • Jacksonville University (about 41 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • University of North Florida (about 43 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)

Public high schools in Starke:

  • BRADFORD-UNION TECHNICAL CENTER (Students: 527, Location: 609 N ORANGE ST, Grades: 8-10)
  • BRADFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 281, Location: 582 N TEMPLE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • BRADFORD VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 501 W WASHINTON ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • BRADFORD INTERVENTION CENTER (Location: 501 W WASHINGTON ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • FLORIDA YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY (Location: 5629 STATE ROAD 16 W BLDG 3800, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Starke:

  • HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 244, Location: 3900 SE STATE ROAD 100, Grades: PK-12)
  • NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 181, Location: 7415 NW COUNTY ROAD 225, Grades: PK-12)
  • CASSELS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 115, Location: 900 W MADISON ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • BRADFORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 14, Location: 2324 NE STATE ROAD 16, Grades: KG-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Starke:

  • SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 534, Location: 823 STANSBURY ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • STARKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1000 W WELDON ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • BRADFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 527 N ORANGE ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • BRADFORD VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (Location: 501 W WASHINGTON ST, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Starke:

  • STARKE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 49, Location: 507 W CALL ST, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Starke

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Starke: Starke Plaza (A), Bradford Square (B), City of Starke Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Bradford County Library (D), Bradford County Emergency Medical Services Station 6 (E), Bradford County Sheriff's Office (F), Starke Police Department (G), Starke Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Starke include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (C), Saint Edwards Catholic Church (D), Pleasant Grove Methodist Church (E), Pine Street Church of God in Christ (F), Mount Moriah United Methodist Church (G), Madison Street Baptist Church (H), Holy Mission of Jesus Christ Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Crosby Lake Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Country Caterers Barbecue Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 6217 County Road 21B).

Hotels: Bradford Motel & Campground (North US Highway 301), Budget Inn (739 North Temple Avenue), Best Western Starke (1290 North Temple Avenue), Best Western Motor Inn (North Us Highway 301).

Court: Bradford County - Teen Court (113 East Call).

Birthplace of: Charley Eugene Johns - Politician, Judy Canova - Comedienne, Doyle Conner - Politician, Leon Bright - Football player, Letroy Guion - Football player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Starke and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF STARKE (Population served: 9,191, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2011)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
CAMP BLANDING JOINT TRAINING SITE (Address: 5629 STATE ROAD 16 WEST, # 2300 , Population served: 2,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
KINGSLEY LAKE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 445, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
LOST VALLEY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OASIS LOUNGE ; PACKAGE (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MONTGOMERY PRESBYTERIAN CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PINE LEVEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.2%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Starke in 2010:

  • 229 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 97 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Starke in 2000:

  • 241 people in nursing homes
  • 177 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Starke (2011 data):

  • Community State Bank: at 811 South Walnut Street, branch established on 1957/03/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $53.1 mil, Deposits: $44.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Community State Bank Corporation
  • Capital City Bank: Starke Branch at 350 N. Temple Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Starke Branch at 606 West Madison Street, branch established on 1990/03/27. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Starke:

Marital status in Starke, FL
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

For population 25 years and over in Starke:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Florida average:

12.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Starke, FL (based on Bradford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,76140
Mainline Protestant2,2707
Other5672
Black Protestant4365
Catholic1421
None15,344-
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: 5
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bradford County:

11.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.2%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bradford County:

8.6%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Starke:

47.6%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Starke:

29.0
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Starke:

19.9%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Starke:

34.9%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

55.7%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Starke, 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
Financial Administration 20$8,535$5,1210$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$10,252$7,2373$775
Firefighters 11$7,748$8,4526$509
Electric Power 7$3,060$5,2460$0
Other and Unallocable 4$6,630$19,8900$0
Sewerage 4$2,453$7,3590$0
Gas Supply 3$2,462$9,8480$0
Water Supply 3$1,977$7,9080$0
Streets and Highways 2$1,860$11,1600$0
Police - Other 1$2,670$32,0402$1,461
Parks and Recreation 1$4,588$55,0560$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 73$52,235$8,58711$2,745

Starke government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,208,000 ($1342.27)
    Police Protection: $1,653,000 ($307.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $893,000 ($166.29)
    Sewerage: $841,000 ($156.61)
    Gas Utilities: $732,000 ($136.31)
    General - Other: $508,000 ($94.60)
    Water Utilities: $393,000 ($73.18)
    Regular Highways: $321,000 ($59.78)
    Central Staff Services: $247,000 ($46.00)
    Financial Administration: $203,000 ($37.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($16.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($3.54)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $169,000 ($31.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $701,000 ($130.54)
    Electric Utilities: $349,000 ($64.99)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($25.88)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($17.69)
    General - Other: $84,000 ($15.64)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($0.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.37)
    Gas Utilities: $2,000 ($0.37)

Starke government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,318,000 ($245.44)
    Other: $103,000 ($19.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,930,000 ($359.40)
    General Revenue - Other: $987,000 ($183.80)
    Rents: $47,000 ($8.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $43,000 ($8.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $29,000 ($5.40)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,613,000 ($1603.91)
    Water Utilities: $736,000 ($137.06)
    Gas Utilities: $508,000 ($94.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $395,000 ($73.56)
    Other: $114,000 ($21.23)
    Highways: $74,000 ($13.78)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $893,000 ($166.29)
    Property: $782,000 ($145.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $753,000 ($140.22)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $156,000 ($29.05)
    Other License: $41,000 ($7.64)

Starke government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,263,000 ($980.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,604,000 ($857.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $778,000 ($144.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,000 ($22.16)

Starke government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,507,000 ($1211.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $880,000 ($163.87)

7.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clay County, FL  1.68% ($39,906 average AGI)
from Alachua County, FL  1.38% ($46,283)
from Duval County, FL  0.91% ($36,347)


7.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clay County, FL  1.45% ($34,390 average AGI)
to Alachua County, FL  1.27% ($35,350)
to Union County, FL  0.77% ($38,063)
Businesses in Starke, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx2Subway2
Ford1Taco Bell1
Goodwill3U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Hardee's1Walgreens1
IHOP1Walmart1
KFC1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Starke:

  • WEAG (1490 AM; 1 kW; STARKE, FL; Owner: DICKERSON BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLUS (980 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • WAJD (1390 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Starke:

  • WEAG-FM (106.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: DICKERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTLG (88.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: STARKE CHRISTIAN-EDUC. RADIO & T.V.)
  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WBXY (99.5 FM; LA CROSSE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WQIK-FM (99.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFYV-FM (104.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXQ (102.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFKS (97.9 FM; NEPTUNE BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROO (107.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNDT (92.5 FM; ALACHUA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WJCT-FM (89.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WJLF (91.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WJBT (92.7 FM; GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Starke:

  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJCT (Channel 7; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W09CF (Channel 9; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WJEB-TV (Channel 59; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAWS (Channel 30; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTEV-TV (Channel 47; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLV (Channel 12; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • WJXX (Channel 25; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GANNETT RIVER STATES PUBLISHING CORPORATION)
  • WJXT (Channel 4; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
Starke fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Starke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.4mTotal length
  • $371,000Total costs
  • 131,856Total average daily traffic
  • 24,361Total average daily truck traffic
  • 228,528Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Starke, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Starke, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Starke)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 181 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Starke, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Starke)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Starke)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 150. The highest number of reported fires - 312 took place in 2011, and the least - 41 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Starke, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (57.4%), and Structure Fires (25.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Starke, FL
    • 1,29357.4%Outside Fires
    • 57225.4%Structure Fires
    • 25411.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1325.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Starke, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Starke, Florida:

  • Days Inn, 1101 N Temple Ave, Starke, Florida 32091 , Phone: (904) 964-7600
  • Dixie Motel, 744 N Temple Ave, Starke, Florida 32091
  • Sleepy Hollow Motel, 17560 Us Hwy 301 N, Starke, Florida 32091 , Phone: (904) 964-5006, Fax: (904) 964-2705
  • Underwood Motel, N US 301 4 M, Starke, Florida 32091
  • Budget Inn, 739 N Temple Ave, Starke, Florida 32091 , Phone: (904) 964-7143, Fax: (904) 964-5552
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 880 N Temple Ave, Starke, Florida 32091 , Phone: (904) 964-7357
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Starke, Florida
Most common first names in Starke, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11471.1 years
William10973.9 years
John10272.7 years
Mary9577.9 years
Robert8271.0 years
George5674.1 years
Willie5173.8 years
Charles4272.8 years
Thomas4168.0 years
Mildred3476.6 years
Most common last names in Starke, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Griffis6072.0 years
Williams5873.4 years
Smith5872.5 years
Thomas5474.7 years
Johnson4276.1 years
Brown4272.4 years
Green3775.5 years
Jones3472.3 years
Davis3374.4 years
Jackson2972.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Starke, FL
  • 80.8%Electricity
  • 15.4%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Starke, FL
  • 94.7%Electricity
  • 5.3%Utility gas


Starke compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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.

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  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
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