Wiscon, Florida

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Population in 2010: 706.
Males: 324  (46.0%)
Females: 382  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  66.7 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $43,590
Wiscon:

$43,590
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,386

Wiscon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $121,200
Wiscon:

$121,200
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $148,109; Detached houses: $162,463; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,212; In 2-unit structures: $209,559; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,819; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,595; Mobile homes: $68,916; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,612

Median gross rent in 2015: $585.

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  • Races in Wiscon, FL (2010)

    Wiscon races chart
    • 65592.8%White alone
    • 253.5%Hispanic
    • 121.7%Two or more races
    • 81.1%Black alone
    • 50.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wiscon: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (19.3%), English (12.5%), German (12.0%), American (10.4%), French Canadian (9.4%), Irish (9.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 89 feet

For population 25 years and over in Wiscon:

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%

For population 15 years and over in Wiscon CDP:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.5%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

26 residents are foreign born (6.2% North America).

This place:

6.2%
Florida:

19.7%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spring Hill, FL (6.7 miles , pop. 69,078).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (39.4 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (784.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Brookridge, FL (1.3 miles ), High Point, FL (2.0 miles ), North Brooksville, FL (2.0 miles ), South Brooksville, FL (2.0 miles ), Garden Grove, FL (2.1 miles ), Brooksville, FL (2.1 miles ), North Weeki Wachee, FL (2.4 miles ), Spring Hill, FL (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 28.54 N, Longitude: 82.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 352

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

6.5%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (54%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (76%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (16%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (42%)
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (65%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Wiscon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Wiscon place center killed 3 people and injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.6 miles away from the place center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wiscon-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 301.0 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 339.3 miles away from Wiscon center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 331.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 368.8 miles away from the city 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 306.7 miles away from Wiscon center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 474.8 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 Hernando County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Wiscon:

  • NURSE ON CALL (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; BROOKSVILLE, FL)
  • SPRINGBROOK HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BROOKSVILLE, FL)
  • SURGERY CENTER AT PINEBROOK,THE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BROOKSVILLE, FL)
  • BAYCARE HOMECARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SPRING HILL, FL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HOME HEALTH OF SPRING HILL (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BROOKSVILLE, FL)
  • EVERGREEN WOODS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SPRING HILL, FL)
  • BROOKSVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; BROOKSVILLE, FL)

Amtrak station near Wiscon:

  • 11 miles: SPRING HILL (2109 COMMERCIAL WAY) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wiscon:

  • Saint Leo University (about 19 miles; Saint Leo, FL; Full-time enrollment: 14,572)
  • Pasco-Hernando Community College (about 22 miles; New Port Richey, FL; FT enrollment: 7,030)
  • University of South Florida-Main Campus (about 34 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 35,920)
  • Ultimate Medical Academy-Tampa (about 35 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 16,672)
  • Strayer University-Florida (about 39 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 40 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)
  • The University of Tampa (about 42 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,216)

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Hernando 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 50.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.1%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  54.1%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Florida average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 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 Wiscon CDP (based on Hernando County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,20579
Catholic17,0687
Mainline Protestant6,48219
Other2,7749
Black Protestant2933
Orthodox2353
None125,721-
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: 22
Hernando County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Hernando County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Hernando County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 92
Here:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hernando County:

25.4%
Florida:

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

14.7%
State:

14.0%

7.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,961 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($137 average AGI)
Hernando County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pasco County, FL  1.62% ($30,591 average AGI)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.85% ($32,732)
from Pinellas County, FL  0.47% ($32,817)


7.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($264 average AGI)
Hernando County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pasco County, FL  1.38% ($30,011 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.93% ($28,220)
to Pinellas County, FL  0.42% ($34,233)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wiscon:

  • WWJB (1450 AM; 1 kW; BROOKSVILLE, FL; Owner: HERNANDO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBN (570 AM; 5 kW; PINELLAS PARK, FL; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WINV (1560 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wiscon:

  • WGUL-FM (106.3 FM; BEVERLY HILLS, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHGN (91.9 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJUF (90.1 FM; INVERNESS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WYFE (88.9 FM; TARPON SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSUN-FM (97.1 FM; HOLIDAY, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMP-FM (96.1 FM; DADE CITY, FL; Owner: TAMA GROUP, L.C.)
  • WBBY (107.3 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXCV (95.3 FM; HOMOSASSA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WXOF, INC.)
  • WLPJ (91.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Wiscon:

  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • W61AK (Channel 61; INVERNESS, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • W18DB (Channel 18; PORT RICHEY, ETC., FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WYKE-LP (Channel 49; INGLIS/YANKEETOWN, FL; Owner: CITRUS COUNTY ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS, INC)

Wiscon compared to Florida state average:

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