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Population in 2010: 272.
Males: 142  (52.4%)
Females: 130  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,367
Waukeenah:

$43,367
FL:

$50,860

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,101

Waukeenah CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $146,142
Waukeenah:

$146,142
FL:

$197,700

Median gross rent in 2016: $810.

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  • Races in Waukeenah, FL (2010)

    Waukeenah races chart
    • 19471.3%White alone
    • 7226.5%Black alone
    • 31.1%Hispanic
    • 20.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waukeenah: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (12.9%), American (11.4%), German (6.1%), Italian (4.5%), Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 196 feet

For population 25 years and over in Waukeenah:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%

For population 15 years and over in Waukeenah CDP:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 69.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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 (685.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Wacissa, 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 ), Woodville, FL (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 30.41 N, Longitude: 83.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Waukeenah household income distribution Waukeenah home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (39%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (39%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (11%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (44%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Waukeenah-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 7% smaller 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 Waukeenah 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 15.1 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waukeenah-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% 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 330.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.3 miles away from Waukeenah center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 254.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 298.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 283.6 miles away from Waukeenah center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 282.6 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 Jefferson County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Waukeenah:

  • 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waukeenah:

  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 20 miles; Tallahassee, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,841)
  • Florida State University (about 21 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 24 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 49 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 49 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 50 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 79 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)

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Church in Waukeenah: Waukeenah United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Lake Catherine (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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 44.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.95
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.5%
(7.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.5%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Florida average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waukeenah CDP (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,26921
Black Protestant2,92620
Mainline Protestant1,5068
Catholic2731
Other351
None5,752-
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: 4
Jefferson County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

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

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

29.6%
Florida:

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

12.2%
State:

14.0%

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,191 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
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 Leon County, FL  2.49% ($40,317 average AGI)
from Thomas County, GA  0.25% ($18,417)


7.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
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 Leon County, FL  3.00% ($27,685 average AGI)
to Madison County, FL  0.33% ($23,750)
to Thomas County, GA  0.27% ($27,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waukeenah:

  • 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 Waukeenah:

  • 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 Waukeenah:

  • 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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Jct Of Us 27 & Sr 259 (Lat: 30.409083 Lon: -83.953778), Call Sign: KGC949, Licensee ID: L00097432
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/1997, Expiration Date: 12/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2003Registrant: Walker, Butler:walker, Sloan Dba Waukeenuh Fertilizer & Farm Supply, Rt 3 Box 47kk, Monticello, FL 32344

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Waukeenah compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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