For population 25 years and over in Welaka:
For population 15 years and over in Welaka town:
23 residents are foreign born (1.0% North America, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,500 (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) .
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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 2012: 31.4%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.0% for Black residents, 88.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Welaka town (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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