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Population (year 2000): 43,944
Males: 20,592  (46.9%)
Females: 23,352  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  21.8 years
Florida median age:  38.7 years

Estimated median household income in 2005: $17,800 (it was $16,880 in 2000)
Tallahassee Central  $17,800
Florida:  $42,433

Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $84,100 (it was $77,300 in 2000)
Tallahassee Central  $84,100
Florida:  $189,500

Tallahassee Central, FL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Tallahassee Central:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.2%)
  • Black (45.0%)
  • American Indian (45.0%)
  • Hispanic (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 4133 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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  • Never married: 26416.0%
  • Now married: 8719.0%
  • Separated: 520.0%
  • Widowed: 1576.0%
  • Divorced: 2563.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Florida:  16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Tallahassee Central:  0.9% ($734)
Florida:  1.2% ($1,262)


Tallahassee Central satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (1.3 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (180.5 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (764.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tallahassee, FL (1.3 miles ), Tallahassee South, FL (2.8 miles ), Tallahassee East, FL (2.9 miles ), Tallahassee Northeast, FL (3.0 miles ), Tallahassee Southwest, FL (3.2 miles ), Tallahassee Northwest, FL (3.3 miles ), Northwest Leon, FL (5.3 miles ), Southeast Leon, FL (8.4 miles ).

Latitude: 30.44 N, Longitude: 84.28 W


People in group quarters in Tallahassee Central
  • 8732 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 292 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 122 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in halfway houses
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Area code commonly used in this area: 850



Most common industries for males:



  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)


Most common industries for females:



  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)


Most common occupations for males



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)


Most common occupations for females



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)


Tallahassee Central-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/28/1968, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Tallahassee Central place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1960, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Tallahassee Central:
  • EASTSIDE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF TALLAHASSEE (about 11 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tallahassee Central:
  • TALLAHASSEE REGIONAL (about 6 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; ID: TLH)
  • VALDOSTA RGNL (about 74 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; ID: VLD)
  • SOUTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL (about 76 miles; ALBANY, GA; ID: ABY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tallahassee Central:
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMERCIAL (about 9 miles; TALLAHASSEE /HAVANA/, FL; ID: 68J)
  • QUINCY MUNI (about 21 miles; QUINCY, FL; ID: 2J9)
  • WAKULLA COUNTY (about 32 miles; PANACEA, FL; ID: 2J0)

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tallahassee Central:
  • FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY (about 1 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,991)
  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 1 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; FT enrollment: 29,949)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; FT enrollment: 7,016)
  • VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; FT enrollment: 7,157)
  • ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; ALBANY, GA; FT enrollment: 2,996)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 96 miles; DOTHAN, AL; FT enrollment: 2,703)
  • GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 97 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; FT enrollment: 3,140)

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Notable locations in Tallahassee Central: Jackson Bluff Center (A), Southside Shopping Plaza (B), University Plaza (C), Capital City Country Club (D), Governors Mansion (E), Robert Manning Strozier Library - Florida State Univ ersity (F), State Library of Florida (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Parkway Shopping Center (1), Towne South Shopping Center (2), Varsity Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tallahassee Central include: Florida Tallahassee Mission Church (A), Miracle Haven Church (B), Co-Cathedral of Saint Thomas More (C), Mount Sinai Prayer Temple (D), Copeland Street Pentecostal Holiness Church (E), Northside Baptist Church (F), Baptist Church First (G), Gethsemane Baptist Church (H), Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tallahassee Memory Gardens (1), Old City Cemetery (2), Oakland Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tallahassee Central include: Burnett Park (1), Old Fort Park (2), Bragg Stadium (3), Lafayette Park (4), Campbell Stadium (5), Levy Park (6), Centennial Field (7), Lee Park (8), Myers Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  13.6%
Whole state:  66.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  45.1%
Whole state:  12.5%

Residents with income below the 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  27.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Tallahassee Central compared to Florida state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Tallahassee Central:
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNLS (1270 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVC (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WHBT (1410 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WTAL (1450 AM; 1 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: LIVE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tallahassee Central:
  • WVFS (89.7 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: BD OF REGENTS BEHALF FL. STATE UNIV.)
  • W229AD (93.7 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WANM (90.5 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGT (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBZE (98.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXSR (101.5 FM; QUINCY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W250AF (97.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WUTL (106.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAIB (103.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTNT-FM (94.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLY (107.1 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W224AT (92.7 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: THE BD OF REGENTS OF FLORIDA STATE)
  • WHTF (104.9 FM; HAVANA, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WHBX (96.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFSQ (91.5 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBWT (100.7 FM; MIDWAY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tallahassee Central:
  • WWWF-LP (Channel 47; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WACX-LP (Channel 9; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WTBC-LP (Channel 65; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WVUP-CA (Channel 45; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • W35BN (Channel 35; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WBXT-CA (Channel 56; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W21BK (Channel 21; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFSU-TV (Channel 11; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

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