For population 25 years and over in Welaka:
For population 15 years and over in Welaka town:
23 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 1.2% North America, 0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $5,063 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (41.9 miles , pop. 95,447).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (58.0 miles , pop. 735,617).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (815.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Pomona Park, FL (2.1 miles ), Crescent City, FL (3.2 miles ), Palatka, FL (3.4 miles ), East Palatka, FL (3.5 miles ), Interlachen, FL (4.1 miles ), Interlachen-Florahome, FL (4.2 miles ), Hastings, FL (4.4 miles ), Pierson, FL (4.6 miles ).
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Latitude: 29.48 N, Longitude: 81.67 W
Area code: 386
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Crime rate in Welaka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Work and jobs in Welaka: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Welaka, Florida
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Welaka-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/7/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the Welaka town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/15/1958, a category F3 tornado 34.9 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winds: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 38.2%
(24.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.5% for Black residents, 88.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Welaka compared to Florida state average:
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Religion statistics for Welaka (based on Putnam County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
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7.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,192 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($130 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,883 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($139 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Welaka fatal accident list:
Jul 5, 2004 06:45 AM, Cr-309, Floridian Club Dr, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 18, 2000 00:28 AM, Cr-309, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 17, 1985 10:15 AM, Cr309, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 1978 04:35 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Welaka)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Welaka)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Welaka)
FAA Registered Aircraft:6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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