Taylor Creek, Florida

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Population in 2010: 4,348.
Population change since 2000: +1.4%
Males: 1,870  (43.0%)
Females: 2,478  (57.0%)
Median resident age:

57.0 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 34974.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,762 (it was $24,919 in 2000)
Taylor Creek:

$33,762
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,190 (it was $16,754 in 2000)

Taylor Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $135,702 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
Taylor Creek:

$135,702
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $114,954; detached houses: $171,692; mobile homes: $70,078; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $7,248

Median gross rent in 2017: $791.

March 2019 cost of living index in Taylor Creek: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.7%
(28.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.3% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Taylor Creek, FL (2017)
    • 3,33184.1%White alone
    • 2736.9%Hispanic
    • 751.9%Asian alone
    • 701.8%American Indian alone
    • 641.6%Black alone
    • 350.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 240.6%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: American (31.8%), English (14.0%), German (10.2%), Irish (9.0%), Italian (2.1%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 4.00 square miles.

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

Taylor Creek, Florida map

234 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 0.7% North America).

This place:

5.9%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,314 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $992 (1.2%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Taylor Creek, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Taylor Creek, FL in 2017
Taylor Creek satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Taylor Creek, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Taylor Creek, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)

Average climate in Taylor Creek, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Taylor Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 17% smaller 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.

Earthquake activity:

Taylor Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% 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 366.7 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 131.9 miles away from Taylor Creek center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 394.9 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 362.3 miles away from Taylor Creek center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 215.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 471.1 miles away from Taylor Creek 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 Okeechobee County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taylor Creek topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • BIG LAKE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • OKEECHOBEE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • RAULERSON SKILLED NURSING UNIT (Nursing Home, about 6 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: 12,211)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 58 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 60 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 60 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 3,046)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 61 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Lynn University (about 72 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 73 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)

Points of interest:

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

For population 15 years and over in Taylor Creek:

Marital status in Taylor Creek, FL
  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 16.5%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

For population 25 years and over in Taylor Creek:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,48240
Catholic2,5343
Mainline Protestant1,0544
Black Protestant9474
Other3142
None25,665-
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: 12
Okeechobee County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Okeechobee County:

5.99 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

10.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Okeechobee County:

29.9%
Florida:

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

16.5%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.6%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Taylor Creek:

41.4%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Taylor Creek:

28.4
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.3%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

48.4%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

70.3%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Taylor Creek, FL Residents

7.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
Florida average:

7.69%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.83% ($28,592 average AGI)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.58% ($27,639)
from Glades County, FL  0.43% ($52,370)


5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Florida average:

6.59%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.59% ($29,347 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.44% ($34,685)
to Glades County, FL  0.43% ($40,208)

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)
Taylor Creek fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Taylor Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 240ft / 73.4mTotal length
  • 63,682Total average daily traffic
  • 9,578Total average daily truck traffic
  • 104,035Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Taylor Creek, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 61970-1979
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Taylor Creek, FL

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • S-133, Se27th Way (Lat: 27.206639 Lon: -80.800333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQWD344, Licensee ID: L00018208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2015, Expiration Date: 07/22/2025, Certifier: Alexander Seifert, Registrant: South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Phone: (561) 682-6137, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Taylor Creek, FL
  • 97.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Taylor Creek, FL
  • 94.1%Electricity
  • 5.9%Utility gas


Taylor Creek compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Taylor Creek on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (200+ housing units)"
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