Starke, Florida

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Population in 2013: 5,397 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 2,490  (46.1%)
Females: 2,907  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 32091.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,177 (it was $27,021 in 2000)
Starke:

$35,177
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,856 (it was $13,507 in 2000)

Starke city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,037 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Starke:

$88,037
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $99,908; Detached houses: $102,592; Mobile homes: $52,268

Median gross rent in 2013: $596.

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  • Races in Starke, FL (2010)

    Starke races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Starke: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (12.0%), German (10.3%), United States (8.6%), English (6.6%), Scottish (1.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 160 feet

Land area: 6.66 square miles.

Population density: 810 people per square mile   (low).

Starke,FL real estate house value index trend

Starke, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Starke:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Starke city:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

161 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

3.0%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 63 registered sex offenders living in Starke, Florida as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Starke to the number of sex offenders is 86 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $652 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $502 (0.7%)

Starke satellite photo by USGS

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: +2,587 (+47.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,311 (66.5%)

Area code: 904

Starke household income distribution Starke home values distribution

Crime rates in Starke by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0100001000001
per 100,000 0.017.10.00.00.00.017.00.00.00.00.00.018.5
Rapes 4001130010314
per 100,000 69.70.00.017.317.050.50.00.016.60.054.318.374.2
Robberies 10054267345545
per 100,000 174.30.087.269.133.9101.0118.750.966.584.390.573.292.7
Assaults 53453248495036272814333633
per 100,000 923.7769.4558.1828.9830.6841.3610.6458.2465.8236.2597.5659.0611.8
Burglaries 38575114315191523121611
per 100,000 662.3974.587.2189.967.850.5254.4322.5249.5388.0217.3292.9203.9
Thefts 251178172212140152233168150215282184174
per 100,000 4,374.33,043.32,999.73,660.92,373.32,557.63,951.82,851.32,495.43,626.95,105.93,368.13,225.8
Auto thefts 202624151511241311518137
per 100,000 348.6444.5418.6259.0254.3185.1407.1220.6183.084.3325.9238.0129.8
Arson 1002000000001
per 100,000 17.40.00.034.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.018.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 535.3408.5293.7376.1306.0355.1395.1258.0255.2248.4430.2338.4395.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Starke detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 19 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.34
Florida average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +335 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Starke, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Starke 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 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) 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Starke topographic map

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

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)
  • BMA - STARKE (444 W MADISON ST)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE NORTH FLORIDA (319 WEST CALL STREET SUITE B)
  • BRADFORD TERRACE NURSING CENTER (808 S COLLEY RD)
  • WINDSOR MANOR (602 E LAURA ST)

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)

Private high schools in Starke:

  • NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 153; Location: 7415 NW COUNTY ROAD 225; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CROSSWALK LEARNING COMMUNITY (Students: 35; Location: 50 SE 75TH; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Starke:

  • HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 193; Location: 3900 SE STATE ROAD 100; Grades: PK - 10)
  • BRADFORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: 2324 NE STATE ROAD 16; Grades: 2 - 11)
  • STARKE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 507 W CALL ST; Grades: KG - 4)
See full list of schools located in Starke, map of school districts: BRADFORD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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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 USHighway 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).

Bradford 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 42.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.04. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.04
U.S.:

9.14

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.6%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.2% for Black residents, 13.9% for two or more races residents)
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

Starke, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Starke compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Starke, Florida:

  • Days Inn, 1101 N Temple Ave, Starke, FL 32091 , Phone: (904) 964-7600
  • Dixie Motel, 744 N Temple Ave, Starke, FL 32091
  • Jo Lu Motel, S US 301, Starke, FL 32091
  • Sleepy Hollow Motel, 17560 Us Hwy 301 N, Starke, FL 32091 , Phone: (904) 964-5006, Fax: (904) 964-2705
  • To Rena Motel, 1900 N Temple Ave, Starke, FL 32091
  • Underwood Motel, N US 301 4 M, Starke, FL 32091
  • Budget Inn, 739 N Temple Ave, Starke, FL 32091 , Phone: (904) 964-7143, Fax: (904) 964-5552
  • Econolodge, 880 N Temple Ave, Starke, FL 32091 , Phone: (904) 964-7357, Fax: (904) 966-0632
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Starke, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Florida average:

12.2

Starke travel time to work - commute Starke mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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 Starke city (based on Bradford County data)

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
Bradford County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Bradford County:

33.2%
Florida:

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

8.6%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 20$8,535$5,1210$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$10,252$7,2373$775
Police - Other 1$2,670$32,0402$1,461
Firefighters 11$7,748$8,4526$509
Streets and Highways 2$1,860$11,1600$0
Sewerage 4$2,453$7,3590$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,588$55,0560$0
Water Supply 3$1,977$7,9080$0
Electric Power 7$3,060$5,2460$0
Gas Supply 3$2,462$9,8480$0
Other and Unallocable 4$6,630$19,8900$0
Totals for Government 73$52,235$8,58711$2,745

Starke government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,078,000 ($1126.18)
    Police Protection: $1,202,000 ($222.72)
    Gas Utilities: $1,060,000 ($196.41)
    Regular Highways: $848,000 ($157.12)
    Sewerage: $573,000 ($106.17)
    Fire Protection: $515,000 ($95.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $387,000 ($71.71)
    Water Utilities: $306,000 ($56.70)
    Central Staff Services: $253,000 ($46.88)
    Financial Administration: $238,000 ($44.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($4.82)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $165,000 ($30.57)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $3,747,000 ($694.27)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,100,000 ($203.82)
    Benefit Payments: $419,000 ($77.64)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $79,000 ($14.64)
    Withdrawals: $32,000 ($5.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $185,000 ($34.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $20,000 ($3.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,398,000 ($1000.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $69,000 ($12.78)

Starke government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $853,000 ($158.05)
    All Other: $77,000 ($14.27)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $333,000 ($61.70)
    Interest Revenue: $328,000 ($60.77)
    From Other Government: $50,000 ($9.26)
    Local Employee Contribution: $6,000 ($1.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $757,000 ($140.26)
    Interest Earnings: $147,000 ($27.24)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,970,000 ($1291.46)
    Gas Utilities: $1,122,000 ($207.89)
    Water Utilities: $599,000 ($110.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $484,000 ($89.68)
    Highways: $54,000 ($10.01)
  • Tax - Property: $1,703,000 ($315.55)
    Public Utilities: $604,000 ($111.91)
    NEC: $53,000 ($9.82)

Starke government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $4,133,000 ($765.80)
    Water Utilities: $1,714,000 ($317.58)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,077,000 ($570.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $452,000 ($83.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $3,926,000 ($727.44)
    Other, NEC: $2,366,000 ($438.39)
    Water Utilities: $1,629,000 ($301.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $259,000 ($47.99)
    Electric Utilities: $207,000 ($38.35)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($15.75)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $695,000 ($128.78)
    Beginning: $205,000 ($37.98)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,872,000 ($346.86)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,102,000 ($204.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,693,000 ($684.27)

7.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
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  1.18% ($32,305 average AGI)
from Clay County, FL  0.94% ($31,171)
from Duval County, FL  0.94% ($28,342)


8.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.31%
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  1.37% ($28,198 average AGI)
to Clay County, FL  1.12% ($30,846)
to Union County, FL  0.86% ($30,171)

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 - 2013

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

See more detailed statistics of Starke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 43,301Total average daily traffic
  • 5,481Total average daily truck traffic
  • 75,128Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Starke)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Starke, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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: 29 (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: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 164
  • Hazardous Condition: 54
  • Service Call: 39
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Starke

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Starke, FL
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
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

Starke on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)"
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