Welaka, Florida

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Population in 2017: 702 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.8%
Males: 340  (48.5%)
Females: 362  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

54.3 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32189, 32193.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,060 (it was $25,069 in 2000)
Welaka:

$30,060
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,767 (it was $14,495 in 2000)

Welaka town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $72,033 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Welaka:

$72,033
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $165,404; detached houses: $201,773; townhouses or other attached units: $220,464; in 2-unit structures: $132,439; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,631; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $948,529; mobile homes: $85,171

Median gross rent in 2017: $527.

March 2019 cost of living index in Welaka: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.6%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.5% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Welaka, FL (2010)
    • 50872.5%White alone
    • 15922.7%Black alone
    • 243.4%Hispanic
    • 71.0%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Welaka, Florida as of December 14, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Welaka is 127 to 1.


Crime rates in Welaka by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(160.0)
1
(140.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(163.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(738.6)
1
(146.8)
1
(142.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(485.4)
4
(640.0)
1
(140.1)
6
(741.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(125.0)
3
(421.9)
3
(423.7)
9
(1,320)
1
(147.5)
6
(886.3)
4
(587.4)
3
(428.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(647.2)
4
(640.0)
7
(980.4)
5
(618.0)
2
(244.5)
4
(500.0)
2
(281.3)
2
(282.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(295.0)
5
(738.6)
3
(440.5)
12
(1,712)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(320.0)
1
(140.1)
1
(123.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(140.6)
1
(141.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)20.459.9144.0102.286.59.828.852.052.392.422.1239.388.1127.0

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City-data.com crime index in Welaka, FL

Crime rate in Welaka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: German (19.2%), American (11.6%), Irish (5.9%), English (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 28 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 517 people per square mile   (low).

Welaka, Florida map

12 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

2.0%
Florida:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,694 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $892 (1.1%)

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 ),
Seville, FL (4.0 miles ),
Interlachen, FL (4.1 miles ),
Flagler Estates, FL (4.1 miles ),
Interlachen-Florahome, FL (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.48 N, Longitude: 81.67 W

Area code: 386

Distribution of median household income in Welaka, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Welaka, FL in 2017
Welaka satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $30,400
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $33,900
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $107,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Welaka, FL residents
Average permit cost in Welaka, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Welaka, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Public administration (12.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.4%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.0%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Welaka, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Carpenters (8.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.4%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (12.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)

Average climate in Welaka, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 46.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Welaka-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 14% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Welaka-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 96% 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 376.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 253.1 miles away from Welaka center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 307.5 miles away from Welaka 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 226.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 263.4 miles away from Welaka 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) earthquake occurred 353.1 miles away from Welaka 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 Putnam County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Welaka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Welaka:

  • LAKESHORE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CRESCENT CITY, FL)
  • LAKEWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CRESCENT CITY, FL)
  • COLUMBIA PUTNAM OUTPATIENT REHAB FAC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PALATKA, FL)
  • PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PALATKA, FL)
  • AMERICARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PALATKA, FL)
  • CRESTWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PALATKA, FL)
  • PUTNAM MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PALATKA, FL)

Airports located in Welaka:

Amtrak station near Welaka:

  • 12 miles: PALATKA (11TH & REID STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Welaka:

  • Saint Johns River State College (about 12 miles; Palatka, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,698)
  • Wyotech-Daytona (about 34 miles; Ormond Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,295)
  • Flagler College-St Augustine (about 36 miles; Saint Augustine, FL; FT enrollment: 2,644)
  • College of Central Florida (about 38 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Stetson University (about 39 miles; DeLand, FL; FT enrollment: 2,956)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 40 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • Daytona State College (about 43 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 11,389)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Welaka: Welaka Police Department (A), Welaka Town Hall (B), Welaka Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Welaka include: Welaka United Methodist Church (A), Welaka Baptist Church (B), Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Church of God By Faith (D), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (E), First Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.3%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Welaka:

Marital status in Welaka, FL
  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Welaka:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Welaka, FL (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,37288
Mainline Protestant3,73323
Catholic2,7833
Black Protestant2,31213
Other1,7729
None43,392-
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: 16
Putnam County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Putnam County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

12.0%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Putnam County:

11.4%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Welaka:

49.6%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Welaka:

43.3%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Welaka:

29.5
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.8%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Welaka:

11.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Welaka:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Welaka:

35.9%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

52.8%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.4%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Welaka, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$9,571$14,3570$0
Water Supply 2$3,897$23,3820$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,486$53,8320$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,378$28,5361$1,019
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,344$40,1282$1,577
Parks and Recreation 1$2,055$24,6601$1,134
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 14$25,731$22,0554$3,730

Welaka government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $93,000 ($132.48)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($68.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($21.37)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $581,000 ($827.64)
    Water Utilities: $187,000 ($266.38)
    Central Staff Services: $178,000 ($253.56)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($170.94)
    General - Other: $103,000 ($146.72)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($125.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($91.17)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($28.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $16,000 ($22.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($9.97)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($5.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($39.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $361,000 ($514.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($29.91)

Welaka government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $349,000 ($497.15)
    Other: $14,000 ($19.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $318,000 ($452.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($21.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $38,000 ($54.13)
    Rents: $17,000 ($24.22)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($11.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $238,000 ($339.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000 ($259.26)
    Highways: $42,000 ($59.83)
    General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($56.98)
  • Tax - Property: $325,000 ($462.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $87,000 ($123.93)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $45,000 ($64.10)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $26,000 ($37.04)
    Other License: $17,000 ($24.22)

Welaka government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,397,000 ($1990.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,303,000 ($1856.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000 ($133.90)

Welaka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,466,000 ($2088.32)

7.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Johns County, FL  0.83% ($42,000 average AGI)
from Alachua County, FL  0.74% ($33,422)
from Clay County, FL  0.57% ($44,541)


6.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clay County, FL  0.75% ($32,803 average AGI)
to Alachua County, FL  0.72% ($31,804)
to St. Johns County, FL  0.72% ($39,257)

Strongest AM radio stations in Welaka:

  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPLK (800 AM; 1 kW; PALATKA, FL; Owner: RADIO PALATKA, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIYD (1260 AM; 1 kW; PALATKA, FL; Owner: HALL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCFI (1290 AM; 10 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: VECTOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Welaka:

  • WGNE-FM (99.9 FM; PALATKA, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHIF (91.3 FM; PALATKA, FL; Owner: PUTNAM RADIO MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCFB (94.5 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSG (89.5 FM; CEDAR CREEK, FL; Owner: DAYSTAR PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Welaka:

  • WJGV-LP (Channel 48; PALATKA, FL; Owner: PENTECOSTAL REVIVAL ASSOC., INC.)
  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCEU (Channel 15; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: DAYTONA BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

Welaka fatal accident list:

Jun 28, 2012 08:19 PM, Cr-309, Lat: 29.475969, Lon: -81.671289, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 5, 2004 06:45 AM, Cr-309, Floridian Club Dr, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.7mTotal length
  • $299,000Total costs
  • 4,722Total average daily traffic
  • 282Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,193Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Welaka)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 23561 Ne 120 St (Lat: 29.327583 Lon: -81.764889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 104.8 m, Call Sign: WQGA686,
    Assigned Frequencies: 868.250 MHz, 867.875 MHz, 867.625 MHz, 867.250 MHz, 866.750 MHz, 868.700 MHz, 868.225 MHz, 867.750 MHz, 867.375 MHz, 866.587 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 11/29/2006, Expiration Date: 05/28/2007, Cancellation Date: 07/29/2007, Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0941, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • 108 Citrus Circle (Lat: 29.480278 Lon: -81.643889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQOS627, Licensee ID: L01673704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 01/18/2022, Certifier: Judy Jones, Registrant: Welaka, Town Of, 400 Fourth Ave, Welaka, FL 32193, Phone: (386) 467-9800, Fax: (386) 467-8863, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Welaka)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • WILCOX PAUL, Po Box 566, Welaka, FL 32193
    Certificate: 00-1455 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/2000, Expiration Date: 08/06/2001
  • PERRY JOHN S JR, Po Box 851, Welaka, FL 32193
    Certificate: D003106 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/2007, Expiration Date: 09/25/2008

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2720P , Serial Number: 22-3026, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/29/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur S Koester, Po Box 30, Welaka, FL 32193
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2874B , Serial Number: U20603647, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Wilcox, Po Box 566, Welaka, FL 32193
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/18/2017
  • Aircraft: HROSIK GENE AVENTURA II (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5842 , Serial Number: 83A, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Gene Hrosik, 172 Beechers Point Dr, Welaka, FL 32193

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Welaka, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1776.2 years
James1469.9 years
Mary1275.6 years
Robert1073.5 years
John979.8 years
Donald772.8 years
Richard677.3 years
Charles577.2 years
Willie568.2 years
Albert480.0 years
Most common last names in Welaka, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson465.7 years
Mannilla470.2 years
Hoefer373.7 years
Holt368.7 years
Taylor374.7 years
Perry370.7 years
Ross377.3 years
Thompson355.0 years
Anderson284.0 years
Angeloff268.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Welaka, FL
  • 89.6%Electricity
  • 10.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Welaka, FL
  • 93.2%Electricity
  • 6.8%Utility gas


Welaka compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic 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 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 below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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