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Population in 2010: 4,348. Population change since 2000: +1.4%
Males: 2,155  (49.6%)
Females: 2,193  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  51.2 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 34974.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,302 (it was $24,919 in 2000)
Taylor Creek:

$26,302
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,893

Taylor Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,182 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
Taylor Creek:

$76,182
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,251; Detached houses: $173,700; In 2-unit structures: $611,013; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,484; Mobile homes: $92,926; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $82,923

Median gross rent in 2012: $850.

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  • White alone - 3,379 (73.6%)
  • Hispanic - 836 (18.2%)
  • Two or more races - 143 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 120 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 96 (2.1%)
  • Other race alone - 19 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Taylor Creek: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (16.8%), German (15.4%), Irish (10.7%), English (10.4%), French (3.0%), West Indian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 4.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,088 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Taylor Creek:

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taylor Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

474 residents are foreign born

This place:  10.3%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $870 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,008 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Port St. Lucie, FL (27.2 miles , pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (98.9 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (903.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Cypress Quarters, FL (1.6 miles ), Okeechobee, FL (1.7 miles ), Buckhead Ridge, FL (2.9 miles ), Northeast Glades, FL (4.2 miles) , North Okeechobee, FL (4.3 miles) , West St. Lucie, FL (4.7 miles) , Indiantown, FL (4.9 miles ), Canal Point, FL (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 27.22 N, Longitude: 80.79 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Taylor Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Taylor Creek place center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 tornado 24.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Okeechobee County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Taylor Creek:

  • BIG LAKE KIDNEY CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • RENAL CARE CENTER - OKEECHOBEE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • HOSPICE OF OKEECHOBEE INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)

Amtrak station near Taylor Creek:

  • 4 miles: OKEECHOBEE (801 N. PARROTT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taylor Creek:

  • Indian River State College (about 31 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,966)
  • Lincoln College of Technology (about 54 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach (about 58 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 60 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,723)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 61 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 10,525)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 73 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 14,899)
  • Polk State College (about 80 miles; Winter Haven, FL; FT enrollment: 3,262)

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Notable locations in Taylor Creek: South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 133 (A), Okeechobee County Fire Rescue Station 2 Treasure Island (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Taylor Creek include: Treasure Island Baptist Church (A), Okeechobee Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Mosquito Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.7%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 59.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  57.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Taylor Creek, FL

4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Taylor Creek compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Taylor Creek CDP (based on Okeechobee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.23%
Here35.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Lutheran Church
Adherents45.1%21.9%5.3%4.8%3.5%
Congregations20.6%2.9%2.9%11.8%2.9%
NameAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents3.5%3.3%3.2%1.7%7.7%
Congregations8.8%2.9%8.8%2.9%35.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Okeechobee County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Okeechobee County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

5.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Okeechobee County:

29.9%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
State:

14.0%

8.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.89%
Florida average:

8.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Palm Beach County, FL  1.75% ($78,045 average AGI)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.78% ($37,411)
from Martin County, FL  0.65% ($38,333)


8.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
Florida average:

7.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.65% ($46,541 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.55% ($33,127)
to Highlands County, FL  0.38% ($31,205)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taylor Creek:

  • WOKC (1570 AM; 1 kW; OKEECHOBEE, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY LLC)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAFC (590 AM; 5 kW; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taylor Creek:

  • W218BB (91.5 FM; OKEECHOBEE, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W242AC (96.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Taylor Creek:

  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 14,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,016
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 23,738


Taylor Creek on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Registered nurses"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers"
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