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Median resident age:  44.8 years
Florida median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 33037

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,626 (it was $43,063 in 2000)
Upper Keys:

$54,626
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $40,149

Upper Keys CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $320,878 (it was $175,800 in 2000)
Upper Keys:

$320,878
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $749,740; Detached houses: $925,429; Townhouses or other attached units: $911,780; In 2-unit structures: $715,377; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,025,922; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $735,966; Mobile homes: $242,422; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $299,711

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Upper Keys races chart
  • White alone - 18,442 (83.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2,892 (13.1%)
  • Black alone - 276 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 205 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 105 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 58 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 30 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.03%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Upper Keys: 381.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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

Upper Keys CCD:  1.2% ($2,025)
Florida:  1.4% ($1,262)
Upper Keys satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kendall, FL (42.9 miles , pop. 75,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Miami, FL (53.0 miles , pop. 362,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (970.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Islamorada, Village of Islands, FL (0.0 miles) , Tavernier, FL (1.9 miles ), Key Largo, FL (2.2 miles ), Islamorada, FL (3.4 miles ), North Key Largo, FL (4.4 miles ), Layton, FL (5.1 miles) , Florida City, FL (5.2 miles ), Islandia, FL (5.2 miles) .

Latitude: 25.06 N, Longitude: 80.48 W

Upper Keys household income distribution Upper Keys home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Upper Keys-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Upper Keys place center injured 20 people and caused $25 million in damages.

On 6/17/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 48.2 miles away from the place center injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Upper Keys:

  • TENET HOME CARE OF FLORIDA KEYS (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; TAVERNIER, FL)
  • MARINERS HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; TAVERNIER, FL)
  • PLANTATION KEY CONVALESCENT CT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TAVERNIER, FL)

Amtrak stations near Upper Keys:

  • 8 miles: KEY LARGO (102 OVERSEAS HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities.
  • 14 miles: ISLAMORADA (82201 OVERSEAS HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Upper Keys:

  • Florida Career College (about 49 miles; Miami, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,958)
  • Florida International University (about 49 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 23,973)
  • Miami Dade College (about 54 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 22,313)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 54 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,347)
  • Florida National College (about 57 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 2,061)
  • Barry University (about 60 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 6,190)
  • Saint Thomas University (about 62 miles; Miami Gardens, FL; FT enrollment: 2,030)

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Notable locations in Upper Keys: Port Largo Plaza (A), Waldorf Plaza (B), Hunters Ridge Country Club (C), Hunter's Creek Golf Course (D), Key Largo Club (E), Ocean Reef Club (F), Key Largo Convention Center (G), Monroe County Public Library System Key Largo Branch (H), Tavernier Volunteer Fire / Ambulance Department (I), Islamorada Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (J), Islamorada Fire Rescue Department Station 21 (K), Tavernier Volunteer Fire Department Station 22 (L), Islamorada Fire Department Station 19 (M), Key Largo Volunteer Ambulance Corps (N), Ocean Reef Public Safety Department (O), Key Largo Volunteer Fire Department (P), Key Largo Volunteer Fire - Rescue Station 2 (Q), Key Largo Volunteer Ambulance Corps (R), Islamorada Fire Rescue Department Station 20 (S), Monroe County Sheriff's Office (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: The Tradewinds Shopping Center (1), Tavernier Towne II Shopping Center (2), Kendall Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Upper Keys include: Burton Memorial United Church (A), Church of God of Plantation Key (B), Burton Memorial United Methodist Church (C), Saint Adrians Church (D), Saint Margarets Church (E), San Pedro Church (F), Key Largo Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church of Key Largo (H), Immanuel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Simmons (A), Crocodile Lake (B), Lake Surprise (C), Dove Sound (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Dispatch Creek (A), North Sound Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Upper Keys include: Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park (1), New Mahogany Hammock State Botanical Site (2), Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge (3), John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Monroe 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:  59.3%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.7%
Whole state:

12.5%

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

3.6%
Whole state:

5.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Upper Keys, FL

People in group quarters in Upper Keys in 2010:

  • 265 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Upper Keys in 2000:

  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 20 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 19 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in military barracks, etc.

Upper Keys compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • No fuel used (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Upper Keys CCD (based on Monroe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.43%
Here29.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents55.6%13.6%7.1%4.4%3.9%
Congregations6.9%15.3%9.7%8.3%6.9%
NameJewishLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Vineyard USAOther
Adherents2.8%1.8%1.6%1.5%7.8%
Congregations2.8%4.2%5.6%4.2%36.1%
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: 27
Monroe County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Monroe County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 198
This county:

27.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

20.8%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

14.0%

10.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.93%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.40% of residents moved from foreign countries ($963 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.40%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  1.25% ($45,447 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.49% ($60,680)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.23% ($41,028)


13.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.07%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($759 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.27%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  1.31% ($48,176 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.59% ($58,749)
to Lee County, FL  0.55% ($56,635)

Strongest AM radio stations in Upper Keys:

  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRHB (1020 AM; 9 kW; KENDALL, FL; Owner: NEW WORLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOIR (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOMESTEAD, FL; Owner: AMANECER CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Upper Keys:

  • WKLG (102.1 FM; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WKLG, INC.)
  • WKEZ-FM (96.9 FM; TAVERNIER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMKL (91.7 FM; KEY LARGO, FL; Owner: CALL COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WFKZ (103.1 FM; PLANTATION KEY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTH (100.3 FM; PLANTATION KEY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZMQ (106.3 FM; KEY LARGO, FL; Owner: SOUTH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WRTO (98.3 FM; GOULDS, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #2)
  • WMCU (89.7 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • W228AY (93.5 FM; KEY LARGO, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BR OFMIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WDNA (88.9 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: BASCOMB MEMORIAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • W221AY (92.1 FM; ISLAMORADA, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BD OFMIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WMFL (88.5 FM; FLORIDA CITY, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Upper Keys:

  • W54BB (Channel 54; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEYS-LP (Channel 56; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • W32AB (Channel 32; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • W67AP (Channel 67; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • W43AD (Channel 43; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • W27AY (Channel 27; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - MONROE COUNTY)
  • W40AA (Channel 40; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • WPMF-LP (Channel 31; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)


Upper Keys on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 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+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average temperatures"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc. (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories"
  • #11 (33037) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #24 (33037) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average taxable dividends for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
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