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Median resident age:  39.4 years
Florida median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 32344

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,813 (it was $35,208 in 2000)
Wacissa:

$41,813
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,322

Wacissa CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,110 (it was $73,700 in 2000)
Wacissa:

$104,110
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $234,794; Detached houses: $318,680; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,683; Mobile homes: $140,181; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $125,680

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Wacissa races chart
  • White alone - 2,465 (61.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,417 (35.4%)
  • Hispanic - 58 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.07%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wacissa: 148.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 29 feet




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According to our research of Florida and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wacissa, Florida as of July 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wacissa to the number of sex offenders is 4,302 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Wacissa CCD:  1.0% ($709)
Florida:  1.4% ($1,262)
Wacissa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (19.3 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (137.0 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (685.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Waukeenah, FL (0.3 miles ), Lloyd, FL (2.5 miles ), Lamont, FL (2.9 miles) , Monticello, FL (3.2 miles ), East Leon, FL (3.5 miles) , Aucilla, FL (3.6 miles) , Southeast Leon, FL (4.0 miles) , Tallahassee, FL (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 30.41 N, Longitude: 83.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Wacissa household income distribution Wacissa home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Wacissa, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Wacissa-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the Wacissa place center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/24/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Wacissa:

  • BRYNWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MONTICELLO, FL)
  • CROSS LANDINGS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MONTICELLO, FL)
  • WESTMINSTER OAKS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TALLAHASSEE, FL)

Political contributions by individuals in Wacissa, FL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wacissa:

  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 21 miles; Tallahassee, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,978)
  • Florida State University (about 22 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 33,687)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 24 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 7,553)
  • Valdosta State University (about 50 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 78 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • Albany Technical College (about 81 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Albany State University (about 81 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)

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Notable location: Wacissa Springs Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Caney Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average.
City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6


Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.5%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

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

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

16.1%
Whole state:

12.5%

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

7.5%
Whole state:

5.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wacissa, FL

Wacissa compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wacissa CCD (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.86%
Here34.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEpiscopal ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents51.0%20.2%7.2%6.2%3.4%
Congregations25.9%22.2%7.4%3.7%3.7%
Name USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneChurches of ChristOther
Adherents2.8%1.9%1.7%1.6%3.9%
Congregations7.4%3.7%3.7%7.4%14.8%
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: 4
Jefferson County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Jefferson County:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

29.6%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

14.0%

8.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
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 Leon County, FL  3.99% ($44,534 average AGI)
from Thomas County, GA  0.25% ($27,833)
from Gadsden County, FL  0.23% ($48,091)


7.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
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 Leon County, FL  3.19% ($33,294 average AGI)
to Wakulla County, FL  0.35% ($36,235)
to Thomas County, GA  0.31% ($33,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wacissa:

  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCVC (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WHBT (1410 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WNLS (1270 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wacissa:

  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTLY (107.1 FM; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTNT-FM (94.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAIB (103.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBZE (98.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBX (96.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGT (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WTUF (106.3 FM; BOSTON, GA; Owner: BOSTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHTF (104.9 FM; HAVANA, FL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • W224AT (92.7 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: THE BD OF REGENTS OF FLORIDA STATE)

TV broadcast stations around Wacissa:

  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFSU-TV (Channel 11; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WWWF-LP (Channel 47; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W21BK (Channel 21; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Bradley A Williams, .5 Miles South Of Wacissa (Lat: 30.350000 Lon: -83.998056), Type: 165.5, Overall height: 165.5 m
    Registrant: 9043868004, Cscott@surfsouth.Com, 3000 OLSON RD.
  • Matt Allen, Nutall Highway & Hwy 59 (Lat: 30.191417 Lon: -84.053833), Type: 93.3, Overall height: 90.9 m
    Registrant: 4046648656, Mallen@hwtowers.Com, 5579B CHAMBLEE DUNWOODY RD #164
  • .5 Miles South Of Wacissa (Lat: 30.350000 Lon: -83.998056), Type: 165.5, Overall height: 165.5 m
    Registrant: 9043868004, Cscott@surfsouth.Com, 3000 OLSON RD.

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N4XCD, Previous Call Sign: KC4HUD, Licensee ID: L00169452
    Grant Date: 08/19/2009, Expiration Date: 11/16/2019, Certifier: Victor M Danart
    Registrant: Victor M Danart, Wacissa, FL 32361
  • Call Sign: N4RUM, Previous Call Sign: KD4AEV, Licensee ID: L00314386
    Grant Date: 02/14/2006, Expiration Date: 02/14/2016, Certifier: Charles F Mincy Jr
    Registrant: Charles F Mincy Jr, Wacissa, FL 32361
  • Call Sign: KK4KSF, Licensee ID: L01725427
    Grant Date: 07/30/2012, Expiration Date: 07/30/2022, Certifier: Jackie R Hightower
    Registrant: Jackie R Hightower, Wacissa, FL 32361



Wacissa on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Public administration"
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