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Levy County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2014: 39,613 (8% urban, 92% rural); it was 34,450 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,242
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,913
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,588
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,249 (it was 2,279 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%

Land area: 1118 sq. mi.

Water area: 293.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 35 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Levy County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (34.0%), Educational, health and social services (10.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Levy County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (80.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 19,493  (49.2%)
Females: 20,120  (50.8%)
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Levy County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Levy County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,308 ($26,959 in 1999)

This county:

$34308
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $524 (lower quartile is $417, upper quartile is $652)
This county:

$524
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,229 (it was $55,100 in 2000)
Levy:

$88,229
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,312 - $170,505
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $970
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $279

Institutionalized population: 556

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 19
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 128
  • Burglaries: 248
  • Thefts: 440
  • Auto thefts: 41

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 34
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 135
  • Burglaries: 279
  • Thefts: 469
  • Auto thefts: 70
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 130 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2001: 157 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2002: 137 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2003: 156 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2004: 225 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2007: 213 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2008: 101 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2009: 83 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2014: 49 buildings, average cost: $162,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $925 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $653 (0.9%)

Levy County household income distribution in 2009 Levy County home values distribution Levy County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.1%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 32.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.9% for American Indian residents, 66.8% for other race residents, 43.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.1%
Levy County:

22.1%
Florida:

17.0%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.1% for American Indian residents, 65.5% for other race residents, 44.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 46 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 48 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32 years old, Other race residents: 47 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Levy County is $447 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $642 a month.

Cities in this county include: Williston, Chiefland, Manattee Road, Inglis, Williston Highlands, East Bronson, East Williston, Bronson, Cedar Key, Andrews.

Levy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
32621Bronson10----
32626Chiefland104040
32668Morriston20----
32696Williston450----
34449Inglis20----

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Neighboring counties: Jefferson County, Texas , Kinney County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 930
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 894 (55% naturalized citizens)

Levy County:

2.6%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 163
  • 1990 to 1994: 114
  • 1985 to 1989: 89
  • 1980 to 1984: 68
  • 1975 to 1979: 30
  • 1970 to 1974: 96
  • 1970 to 1974: 30
  • 1965 to 1969: 304

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.6%

Levy County marital status for males Levy County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,073
  • One, attached: 236
  • Two: 218
  • 3 or 4: 180
  • 5 to 9: 143
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 or more: 83
  • Mobile homes: 8,530
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 102

Housing units in Levy County with a mortgage: 2,453 (173 second mortgage, 98 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,967

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Levy County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,87049
Mainline Protestant1,70312
Catholic1,6953
Black Protestant1,24910
Other8915
Orthodox301
None21,363-
Levy County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Levy County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Levy County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Levy County:

10.7%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Levy County:

28.0%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Levy County:

Average size of farms: 201 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $92,782
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $663.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.83%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.82%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $74,095
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.80%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,845
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.00
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 24.86%
Corn for grain: 483 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,251 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 125 acres

Earthquake activity:

Levy County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% 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 320.9 miles away from Levy County 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 299.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 314.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 289.8 miles away from the county 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 268.8 miles away from Levy County 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 299.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • FloridaSevere Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to May 5, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1831): April 21, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • FloridaTropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3288): August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • FloridaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3220): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1561): September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1561, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1551): September 16, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1551, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Frances, Incident Period: September 3, 2004 to October 8, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1545): September 4, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1545, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1539): August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • FloridaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 2003 to August 22, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1481): July 29, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1481, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • FloridaWaccasassa Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 29, 2000, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • FloridaFire Hazard, Incident Period: April 15, 1999 to May 25, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3139): April 27, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3139, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Levy County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (25%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Other Northern America (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Levy County (%):

  • United States or American (21%)
  • English (13%)
  • German (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Levy County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,482 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 2,232 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 23 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 260 (2%)
  • Other means: 154 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 502 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Levy County, Florida in 2000:

  • 279 people in state prisons
  • 138 people in nursing homes
  • 91 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 55 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 33 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Levy County, Florida in 2010:

  • 227 people in state prisons
  • 197 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,012.

7.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
Florida average:

7.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.02% relocated from other counties in Florida ($19,325 average AGI)
1.95% relocated from other states ($8,101 average AGI)
Levy County:

1.95%
Florida average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alachua County, FL  1.70% ($24,449 average AGI)
from Marion County, FL  0.87% ($26,828)
from Gilchrist County, FL  0.47% ($23,476)
from Citrus County, FL  0.37% ($25,980)
from Dixie County, FL  0.37% ($22,360)
from Pinellas County, FL  0.23% ($34,355)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.20% ($20,222)


8.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
Florida average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.26% relocated to other counties in Florida ($21,215 average AGI)
1.99% relocated to other states ($6,224 average AGI)
Levy County:

1.99%
Florida average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alachua County, FL  1.60% ($26,451 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  1.17% ($26,866)
to Citrus County, FL  0.43% ($28,789)
to Gilchrist County, FL  0.41% ($22,145)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.28% ($15,838)
to Dixie County, FL  0.22% ($27,233)
to Broward County, FL  0.17% ($29,565)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Levy County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Levy County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Levy County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 26.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Levy County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Levy County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,615 (6,799 aged, 1,816 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,456 (17%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Levy County, Florida in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (695)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (567)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (410)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (409)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (247)
  • Unspecified dementia (239)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (135)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (134)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (128)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (127)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.68
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3632.470
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 107.150
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20581.3

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1181.640
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1244.800
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15.73
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57.9

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.53

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 244.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 165.9
  • Other - 79.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 40,166
  • In family households: 33,452 (7,441 male householders, 3,626 female householders)
    8,070 spouses, 10,055 children (9,023 natural, 322 adopted, 710 stepchildren), 1,278 grandchildren, 407 brothers or sisters, 395 parents, 623 other relatives, 1,261 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,714 (2,641 male householders (2,023 living alone)), 2,696 female householders (2,234 living alone)), 1,377 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 635 (556 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,473 2-persons, 2,336 3-persons, 1,790 4-persons, 879 5-persons, 356 6-persons, 233 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,257 1-person, 927 2-persons, 77 3-persons, 52 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

4,632 married couples with children.
2,266 single-parent households (543 men, 1,723 women).

93.9% of residents of Levy County speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (42% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $229,981,000 ($6161 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,687,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $115,281,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $47,507,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,327,000
Federal grants: $54,455,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,700,000 ($1,638,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,711,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $10,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,321,000
Federal Government insurance: $156,203,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,127
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,364
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +157
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,677
Here:

+97 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Levy County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.16 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 317
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,275
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,143
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,767
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,805
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,313
  • 1950 to 1959: 498
  • 1940 to 1949: 283
  • 1939 or earlier: 505
Rooms in houses/apartments in Levy County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 32
  • 2 rooms: 256
  • 3 rooms: 748
  • 4 rooms: 2,241
  • 5 rooms: 3,173
  • 6 rooms: 2,642
  • 7 rooms: 1,637
  • 8 rooms: 570
  • 9+ rooms: 289
  • 1 room: 49
  • 2 rooms: 148
  • 3 rooms: 336
  • 4 rooms: 610
  • 5 rooms: 561
  • 6 rooms: 352
  • 7 rooms: 139
  • 8 rooms: 67
  • 9+ rooms: 17
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Levy County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 75
  • 1 bedroom: 570
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,910
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,998
  • 4 bedrooms: 898
  • 5+ bedrooms: 137
  • no bedroom: 71
  • 1 bedroom: 369
  • 2 bedrooms: 980
  • 3 bedrooms: 727
  • 4 bedrooms: 120
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Levy County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 464
  • 1 vehicle: 4,299
  • 2 vehicles: 4,960
  • 3 vehicles: 1,442
  • 4 vehicles: 340
  • 5+ vehicles: 83
  • no vehicle: 310
  • 1 vehicle: 1,156
  • 2 vehicles: 656
  • 3 vehicles: 148
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

55% of Levy County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Florida.

Levy County:

55.1%
State average:

51.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 17597
  • Northeast: 5122
  • Midwest: 4367
  • South: 5283
  • West: 793

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Levy County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (66.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.2%)
  • Utility gas (3.5%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (64.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.6%)
  • Utility gas (5.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.1%)
  • No fuel used (2.5%)
  • Wood (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 135
Here:

3.4%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 84
Here:

4.4%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 117
Here:

13.7%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Levy County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,648,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,332,000
    Regular Highways: $2,899,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,523,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,697,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,349,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,156,000
    Financial Administration: $1,060,000
    General - Other: $859,000
    Housing & Community Development: $597,000
    Fire Protection: $426,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $325,000
    Parks & Recreation: $287,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $263,000
    Libraries: $237,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $81,000
    Water Utilities: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $389,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,824,000
    Parks & Recreation: $220,000
    Police Protection: $203,000
    Libraries: $186,000
    Central Staff: $181,000
    Health - Other: $169,000
    General - Other: $101,000
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000
    Judicial: $63,000
    Corrections - Other: $56,000
    Fire Protection: $30,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $10,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $4,000
    Water Utilities: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,468,000

Levy County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,261,000
    Solid Waste Management: $949,000
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $213,000
    Public Welfare: $40,000
    General Support: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $85,000
    Public Welfare: $61,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,501,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,362,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,246,000
    Rents: $19,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $51,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,992,000
    General Support: $2,288,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,760,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $2,891,000
    Total General Sales: $1,960,000
    NEC: $226,000
    Tobacco Sales: $0

Levy County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,680,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $6,435,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $245,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $3,000

Levy County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $21,721,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,284
  • Number of aged recipients: 116
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,168
  • Number of recipients under 18: 204
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 855
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 225
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 499
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 549
Levy County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Levy County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Levy County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22471.0 years
William21873.2 years
John20373.7 years
Robert15870.5 years
Mary15477.6 years
Charles13373.1 years
George10373.0 years
Thomas7173.2 years
Joseph6774.5 years
Richard6668.4 years
Most common last names in Levy County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12275.0 years
Williams11375.0 years
Brown6870.6 years
Jones6472.5 years
Johnson6273.6 years
Davis5474.9 years
Allen4572.3 years
Miller3971.6 years
Harris3673.4 years
Thompson3568.7 years
Businesses in Levy County, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC2
Ace Hardware4Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's3
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS2Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway4
Church's Chicken1T-Mobile2
Curves1Taco Bell1
DHL1U-Haul9
FedEx7UPS3
Ford1Walgreens1
H&R Block2Walmart1
Hardee's2