Taylor Creek, Florida

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Population in 2010: 4,348. Population change since 2000: +1.4%
Males: 2,046  (47.1%)
Females: 2,302  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  52.9 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 34974.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,949 (it was $24,919 in 2000)
Taylor Creek:

$25,949
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,278 (it was $16,754 in 2000)

Taylor Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,277 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
Taylor Creek:

$78,277
FL:

$153,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $693.

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  • Races in Taylor Creek, FL (2013)

    Taylor Creek races chart
    • 3,32378.4%White alone
    • 63615.0%Hispanic
    • 932.2%American Indian alone
    • 872.1%Asian alone
    • 310.7%Two or more races
    • 240.6%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Taylor Creek: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (23.7%), German (13.7%), Irish (11.1%), English (8.5%), French (3.3%), Italian (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).

Taylor Creek,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Taylor Creek:

  • High school or higher: 67.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taylor Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

282 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America).

This place:

6.8%
Florida:

19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $771 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,017 (1.3%)

Taylor Creek satellite photo by USGS

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

Taylor Creek household income distribution Taylor Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)

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

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 the city 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 Taylor Creek 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 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 Okeechobee County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, 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)

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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 2013: 26.6%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 66.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.4% for American Indian residents, 54.9% 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
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.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Florida average:

12.2

Taylor Creek travel time to work - commute Taylor Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

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

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
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Okeechobee County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Okeechobee County:

29.9%
Florida:

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

16.5%
State:

14.0%

6.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
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 Palm Beach County, FL  0.78% ($34,187 average AGI)
from Highlands County, FL  0.69% ($22,605)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.46% ($35,481)


7.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,463 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
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 Highlands County, FL  0.66% ($27,218 average AGI)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.58% ($35,368)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.56% ($42,394)

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
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 17m56ftTotal length
  • 14,920Total average daily traffic
  • 1,017Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,888Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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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