Sweetwater, Florida

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Population in July 2007: 15,452.
Males: 7,432  (48.1%)
Females: 8,020  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Florida median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 33174.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,722 (it was $29,333 in 2000)
Sweetwater:

$40,722
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,597 (it was $11,098 in 2000)

Sweetwater city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $245,089 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Sweetwater:

$245,089
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $412,171; detached houses: $452,188; townhouses or other attached units: $290,267; in 2-unit structures: $240,090; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $296,848; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $387,365; mobile homes: $113,644
March 2019 cost of living index in Sweetwater: 119.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Sweetwater, FL (2000)
    • 13,25393.2%Hispanic
    • 8846.2%White alone
    • 450.3%Two or more races
    • 140.10%Black alone
    • 190.1%Asian alone
    • 90.06%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Sweetwater 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.9)
2
(15.5)
3
(23.2)
3
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.7)
3
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.5)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(76.9)
9
(64.4)
11
(81.9)
9
(69.8)
9
(69.5)
11
(81.1)
26
(190.0)
13
(62.8)
16
(77.1)
5
(24.1)
10
(47.8)
12
(57.1)
10
(48.0)
8
(37.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(160.7)
18
(128.8)
36
(267.9)
38
(294.6)
22
(169.9)
26
(191.7)
31
(226.6)
39
(188.4)
49
(236.1)
43
(207.5)
29
(138.5)
25
(119.0)
26
(124.9)
9
(42.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
57
(398.4)
27
(193.2)
45
(334.9)
52
(403.2)
46
(355.2)
43
(317.0)
70
(511.6)
83
(400.9)
58
(279.5)
40
(193.1)
54
(257.9)
74
(352.3)
51
(244.9)
18
(85.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
166
(1,160)
165
(1,181)
124
(922.9)
150
(1,163)
106
(818.4)
178
(1,312)
916
(6,694)
846
(4,086)
813
(3,918)
554
(2,674)
757
(3,616)
594
(2,828)
461
(2,214)
297
(1,402)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(258.6)
39
(279.1)
61
(454.0)
51
(395.4)
78
(602.2)
27
(199.1)
81
(592.0)
81
(391.2)
59
(284.3)
48
(231.7)
48
(229.3)
64
(304.7)
52
(249.7)
26
(122.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
2
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)167.0128.2186.7198.7179.1171.0467.9287.1280.9187.8223.1210.7168.991.7

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

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City-data.com crime index in Sweetwater, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 121 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Florida average:

2.17
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Sweetwater, FL City Guides:

Ancestries: United States (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 18,943 people per square mile   (very high).

Sweetwater, Florida map

10,653 residents are foreign born (74.4% Latin America).

This city:

74.9%
Florida:

16.7%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Sweetwater city:

1.7% ($1,669)
Florida:

1.4% ($1,262)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fountainbleau, FL (1.7 miles , pop. 59,549).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kendale Lakes-Lindgren Acres, FL (5.8 miles , pop. 314,677).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (958.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

University Park, FL (1.2 miles ),
Fountainbleau, FL (1.3 miles ),
Tamiami, FL (1.4 miles ),
South Westside, FL (1.6 miles ),
Westchester, FL (1.6 miles ),
Westwood Lakes, FL (1.7 miles ),
North Westside, FL (1.8 miles ),
Doral, FL (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 25.77 N, Longitude: 80.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,649 (-25.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 247 (4.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Sweetwater, FL in 2017

Property values in Sweetwater, FL

Sweetwater satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sweetwater, FL residents
Average permit cost in Sweetwater, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Sweetwater, FL
Historical housing units in Sweetwater, FL
Most common industries in Sweetwater, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.6%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Sweetwater, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Cashiers (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.1%)

Average climate in Sweetwater, Florida

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Sweetwater, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.3. This is about average.

City:

76.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.141. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.141
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.74. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.74
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.289. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.289
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.24
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sweetwater-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Sweetwater city center injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1956, a category F3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sweetwater-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% 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 390.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.9 miles away from Sweetwater center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 333.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 384.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 309.9 miles away from Sweetwater 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 623.6 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 Miami-Dade County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tropical Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sweetwater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sweetwater:

  • VENNUS HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; MIAMI, FL)
  • MYG HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; MIAMI, FL)
  • BREEZE HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; MIAMI, FL)
  • HUMANLY HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MIAMI, FL)
  • LIFE HOME HEALTHCARE CORP (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MIAMI, FL)
  • OMEGA HOME CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MIAMI, FL)
  • PATIENT'S CHOICE HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MIAMI, FL)

Amtrak stations near Sweetwater:

  • 6 miles: MIAMI INT'L AIRPORT (MIAMI, TRANSIT BUS LOADING AREA) - Bus Station
  • 10 miles: MIAMI (8303 N.W. 37TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Sweetwater:

  • Universal Career School (Full-time enrollment: 158; Location: 10720 W Flagler School Ste 21; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ucs.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sweetwater:

  • Florida International University (about 1 miles; Miami, FL; Full-time enrollment: 41,234)
  • Florida Career College-Miami (about 1 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 10,133)
  • University of Miami (about 7 miles; Coral Gables, FL; FT enrollment: 13,674)
  • Florida National University-Main Campus (about 8 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • Miami Dade College (about 12 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 53,787)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 12 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,578)
  • St Thomas University (about 13 miles; Miami Gardens, FL; FT enrollment: 2,096)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sweetwater: Sweetwater City Youth Center (A), Sweetwater Center (B), Sweetwater Police Station (C), Leilany Day Care Center (D), Miami - Dade County Fire Rescue Station 29 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sweetwater include: Grace Baptist Church (A), Grace Church of Kendall (B), Iglesia Bautista de Filadelfia (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sweetwater include: Carlow Park (1), Ronselli Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Miami-Dade County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.3 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

83.2%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

18.1%
Whole state:

12.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

5.7%

Banks with branches in Sweetwater (2011 data):

  • Continental National Bank of Miami: Sweetwater Branch at 300 S.W. - 107th Avenue, branch established on 1982/01/26. Info updated 2010/06/22: Bank assets: $290.7 mil, Deposits: $264.6 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Continental Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Sweetwater:

Marital status in Sweetwater, FL
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Sweetwater:

  • High school or higher: 52.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.7
Florida average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sweetwater, FL (based on Miami-Dade County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic544,44965
Evangelical Protestant271,814922
Other71,458200
Black Protestant60,07494
Mainline Protestant40,287146
Orthodox4,44010
None1,503,913-
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: 597
Here:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 285
Miami-Dade County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 473
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,610
Miami-Dade County:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Miami-Dade County:

7.9%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Miami-Dade County:

20.5%
Florida:

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

15.8%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$126,681$66,0940$0
Other Government Administration 13$45,779$42,2580$0
Transit 8$21,332$31,9980$0
Solid Waste Management 6$21,466$42,9320$0
Police - Other 6$16,403$32,80610$4,948
Financial Administration 4$18,551$55,6530$0
Parks and Recreation 4$14,949$44,8476$8,529
Other and Unallocable 2$5,401$32,4060$0
Sewerage 2$4,559$27,3540$0
Welfare 1$5,391$64,6923$4,684
Totals for Government 69$280,512$48,78519$18,161

Sweetwater government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,818,000 ($117.65)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,694,000 ($239.06)
    Financial Administration: $1,555,000 ($100.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,411,000 ($91.32)
    Regular Highways: $954,000 ($61.74)
    Central Staff Services: $761,000 ($49.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $427,000 ($27.63)
    Transit Utilities: $408,000 ($26.40)
    Natural Resources - Other: $272,000 ($17.60)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($2.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $232,000 ($15.01)
    Corporate Bonds: $170,000 ($11.00)
    Benefit Payments: $155,000 ($10.03)
    Withdrawals: $17,000 ($1.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000 ($6.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $2,378,000 ($153.90)
    Police Protection: $739,000 ($47.83)
    Financial Administration: $151,000 ($9.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000 ($9.71)
    Transit Utilities: $9,000 ($0.58)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,071,000 ($198.74)

Sweetwater government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,010,000 ($65.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($7.12)
    Parking Facilities: $22,000 ($1.42)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $117,000 ($7.57)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $25,000 ($1.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,529,000 ($98.95)
    Public Welfare: $48,000 ($3.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $369,000 ($23.88)
    Public Welfare: $151,000 ($9.77)
    Other: $25,000 ($1.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $251,000 ($16.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $241,000 ($15.60)
    General Revenue - Other: $87,000 ($5.63)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($0.91)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,860,000 ($120.37)
    Public Welfare: $939,000 ($60.77)
    Other: $648,000 ($41.94)
  • Tax - Property: $1,450,000 ($93.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,448,000 ($93.71)
    Other License: $574,000 ($37.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $552,000 ($35.72)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $350,000 ($22.65)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $237,000 ($15.34)

Sweetwater government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,375,000 ($347.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,941,000 ($319.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,755,000 ($178.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,321,000 ($150.21)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $160,000 ($10.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,780,000 ($179.91)

3.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($121,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.49%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,857 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Broward County, FL  0.90% ($51,368 average AGI)
from Travis County, TX  0.21% ($31,298)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.13% ($182,141)


4.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,613 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

0.10%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Broward County, FL  1.46% ($51,622 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.21% ($78,122)
to Orange County, FL  0.14% ($32,181)

Businesses in Sweetwater, FL

  • Advance Auto Parts: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sweetwater:

  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WACC (830 AM; 5 kW; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: RADIO PEACE CATHOLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYM (990 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJCC (1700 AM; 10 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHB (1020 AM; 9 kW; KENDALL, FL; Owner: NEW WORLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQAM (560 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQAM LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sweetwater:

  • WDNA (88.9 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: BASCOMB MEMORIAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WAMR-FM (107.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRTO (98.3 FM; GOULDS, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #2)
  • WMCU (89.7 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WCMQ-FM (92.3 FM; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: WCMQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sweetwater:

  • WIMP-CA (Channel 25; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WJAN-CA (Channel 41; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SHERJAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVEB-CA (Channel 21; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WPMF-LP (Channel 31; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • W54BB (Channel 54; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEYS-LP (Channel 56; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Sweetwater fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.9mTotal length
  • 468,238Total average daily traffic
  • 34,717Total average daily truck traffic
  • 483,435Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sweetwater, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sweetwater, FL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sweetwater)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sweetwater, FL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB4VFA, Licensee ID: L01014322, Grant Date: 05/06/2005, Expiration Date: 08/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2017, Certifier: Luis Martinez, Registrant: Luis Martinez, 11146 Nw 6th Ln, Sweetwater, FL 33172
  • Call Sign: KC4DGQ, Grant Date: 02/02/1988, Expiration Date: 02/02/1998, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2000, Registrant: Luis F Sauchez, 10764 Sw 7th St Apt 3, Sweetwater, FL 33174
  • Call Sign: KC4VRD, Grant Date: 04/30/1991, Expiration Date: 04/30/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2003, Registrant: Nelson Garcia, 204 Sw 105 Pl, Sweetwater, FL 33174
  • Call Sign: N4BOB, Grant Date: 10/17/1989, Expiration Date: 10/17/1999, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2001, Registrant: Pedro C Pared, 11195 Sw 4 St, Sweetwater, FL 33174
  • Call Sign: WD4MAM, Grant Date: 03/01/1988, Expiration Date: 03/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2000, Registrant: Adalberto Vazquez, 10313 Sw 6 St, Sweetwater, FL 33174
  • Call Sign: WD4MIB, Licensee ID: L00767196, Grant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/08/2024, Certifier: Hugo P Alvarez, Registrant: Hugo P Alvarez, 10372 Sw 5th St, Sweetwater, FL 33174
  • Call Sign: KI4FQH, Licensee ID: L00865474, Grant Date: 03/10/2014, Expiration Date: 05/19/2024, Certifier: David E Stanford, Registrant: David E Stanford, 10395 Sw 3 St, Sweetwater, FL 33174

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$141,7073$157,29321$175,0301$79,5503$336,8130$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$56,4606$125,3480$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$149,2339$80,71033$129,3942$22,4806$76,1201$29,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$101,4052$157,59013$120,2321$30,2702$121,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$57,2906$200,6970$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0090.16 , 0090.17, 0090.18, 0090.19

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$275,1136$197,5031$203,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$207,5245$216,6504$190,978
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$296,7331$168,0502$225,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$272,9100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$291,0300$01$334,500
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0090.16 , 0090.17, 0090.18, 0090.19

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sweetwater, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sweetwater, FL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 25 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Sweetwater, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.9%), and Outside Fires (24.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sweetwater, FL
    • 11457.9%Structure Fires
    • 4824.4%Outside Fires
    • 3216.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sweetwater, FL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sweetwater, FL
  • 95.8%Electricity
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sweetwater, FL
  • 91.5%Electricity
  • 4.8%No fuel used
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Utility gas


Sweetwater compared to Florida state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Sweetwater on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nicaragua (population 500+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 (33174) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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