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34974 Zip Code (Taylor Creek, FL) Detailed Profile




Cities: Taylor Creek, FL (0.97%), Okeechobee, FL (0.54%), Buckhead Ridge, FL (0.36%), Cypress Quarters, FL (0.32%)
Counties: Glades County, FL (57.68%), Okeechobee County, FL (22.45%), Martin County, FL (10.84%), Highlands County, FL (9.03%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 24,221
Zip code population in 2010: 23,661
Zip code population in 2000: 21,784

Houses and condos: 14,445
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,242
% of renters here:

23%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 34974: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 401.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 21.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 60 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 34974
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.1% ($1,182)
Florida:

0.9% ($1,861)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,380 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,031 (1.1%)

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Males: 12,177  (50.3%)
Females: 12,043  (49.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 34974:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 34974:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

Zip code 34974 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 34974 (2017)
    • 18,72185.9%White
    • 3,26115.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6653.1%American Indian
    • 4432.0%Black
    • 2841.3%Asian
    • 2591.2%Two or more races
    • 160.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 120.06%Some other race
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Urban population: 14,267
Rural population: 9,953

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $106,944
34974:

$106,944
Florida:

$214,000



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 68 registered sex offenders living in 34974 zip code as of January 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 34974 is 342 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.4 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 34974, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,567 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,567
State:

$60,316

Salary/wage: $35,239 (reported on 73.1% of returns)
Here:

$35,239
State:

$45,277
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.5% for AGIs below $25k, 62.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 46.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 34.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,034 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,034
Florida:

$3,587
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,845 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,845
State:

$12,831
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,956 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

+$6,956
State:

+$33,493
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,619 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,619
State:

+$10,012
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,405 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
34974:

$14,405
Florida:

$21,544
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,435 (23% of AGI, reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$19,435
State:

$25,533

Here:

22.9% of AGI
State:

18.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,207 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,207
State:

$5,698
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $3,546 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
34974:

$3,546
State:

$6,203
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,424 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,424
State:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.3%
Here:

55%
State:

54%
(% for various income ranges: 49.0% for AGIs below $25k, 57.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 92.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 34974, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,695 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,695
State:

$50,523

Salary/wage: $31,191 (reported on 74.3% of returns)
Here:

$31,191
State:

$39,563
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 115.5% for AGIs below $10k, 66.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 39.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,277 (reported on 36.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,277
Florida:

$3,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,489 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,489
State:

$6,129
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$19,525 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

+$19,525
State:

+$27,205
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 22.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,204 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

+$8,204
State:

+$10,634
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,875 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
34974:

$2,875
Florida:

$3,082
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $23,100 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$23,100
Florida:

$15,857

Total itemized deductions: $17,207 (24% of AGI, reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$17,207
State:

$20,370

Here:

24.4% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $10k, 8.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,519 (5% of AGI, reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,519
State:

$4,064

Here:

4.7% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,653 (reported on 71.9% of returns)
34974:

$5,653
State:

$9,431
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,791 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,791
State:

$1,808

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.9%
Here:

64%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 55.4% for AGIs below $10k, 63.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$41,921
Florida:

$52,594
Taylor Creek, FL (34974) map Nearest zip codes: 33857, 33471, 34972, 33944, 33438, 33852.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

36.6%
Florida:

42.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.8%
Florida:

6.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,147
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,417


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 259 (189 now married, 70 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,908 (1,745 now married, 2,160 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 34974 with a mortgage: 2,705 (67 second mortgage, 138 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,682

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,092
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $296

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

18.8%
Whole state:

14.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

10.1%
Whole state:

7.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 34974: South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 129 (A), Okeechobee Battlefield (B), South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 127 (C), South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 135 (D), Okeechobee Plaza (E), Heartland Library Cooperative Okeechobee County Library (F), Martin Grade Volunteer Fire Department Station 28 (G), Okeechobee County Fire Rescue Station 2 Treasure Island (H), Buckhead Ridge Community Volunteer Fire Company (I), Seminole Tribe of Florida Brighton Indian Reservation Fire Department (J), Indiantown Fire Department (K), Seminole Department of Law Enforcement (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: U-Save Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 34974 include: Victory Baptist Church (A), United Pentecostal Church (B), Treasure Island Baptist Church (C), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (D), Okeechobee Church of Christ (E), Okeechobee Christian Church (F), Oakview Baptist Church (G), Church of the Nazarene (H), Buckhead Ridge Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and swamps: Grogan Lake (A), Canal Lake (B), Doughtry Cutoff (C), Chancy Bay (D), Long Cypress Slash (E), Big Sawgrass Swamp (F), Eagle Bay (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nubbin Slough (A), Lettuce Creek (B), Henry Creek (C), Snake River (D), Popash Slough (E), Mosquito Creek (F), Lemkin Creek (G), Maple River (H), Kissimmee River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Beach: Big Bear Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1252014 or later
  • 1312010 to 2013
  • 1,9952000 to 2009
  • 3,8451990 to 1999
  • 4,0541980 to 1989
  • 2,6121970 to 1979
  • 1,0201960 to 1969
  • 3371950 to 1959
  • 651940 to 1949
  • 721939 or earlier

Zip code 34974 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Taylor Creek, FL (34974)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Taylor Creek, FL (34974)
  • 21no bedroom
  • 7241 bedroom
  • 2,1592 bedrooms
  • 3,4283 bedrooms
  • 7834 bedrooms
  • 1445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taylor Creek, FL (34974)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taylor Creek, FL (34974)
  • 55no bedroom
  • 2451 bedroom
  • 1,0042 bedrooms
  • 9213 bedrooms
  • 164 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor Creek, FL (34974) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor Creek, FL (34974) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 229no vehicle
  • 2,9431 vehicle
  • 2,8832 vehicles
  • 9083 vehicles
  • 2344 vehicles
  • 735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor Creek, FL (34974) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor Creek, FL (34974) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 149no vehicle
  • 1,2481 vehicle
  • 6372 vehicles
  • 1493 vehicles
  • 614 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

  • Zip code 34974 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 34974 household income distribution in 2017
  • 773Less than $10,000
  • 554$10,000 to $14,999
  • 641$15,000 to $19,999
  • 662$20,000 to $24,999
  • 474$25,000 to $29,999
  • 688$30,000 to $34,999
  • 771$35,000 to $39,999
  • 544$40,000 to $44,999
  • 552$45,000 to $49,999
  • 845$50,000 to $59,999
  • 834$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,001$75,000 to $99,999
  • 462$100,000 to $124,999
  • 221$125,000 to $149,999
  • 193$150,000 to $199,999
  • 176$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 34974

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 34974
  • 198Less than $10,000
  • 246$10,000 to $14,999
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 141$20,000 to $24,999
  • 161$25,000 to $29,999
  • 164$30,000 to $34,999
  • 100$35,000 to $39,999
  • 322$40,000 to $49,999
  • 339$50,000 to $59,999
  • 384$60,000 to $69,999
  • 374$70,000 to $79,999
  • 492$80,000 to $89,999
  • 240$90,000 to $99,999
  • 788$100,000 to $124,999
  • 464$125,000 to $149,999
  • 493$150,000 to $174,999
  • 342$175,000 to $199,999
  • 619$200,000 to $249,999
  • 265$250,000 to $299,999
  • 262$300,000 to $399,999
  • 125$400,000 to $499,999
  • 71$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 34974

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 34974
  • 18Less than $100
  • 7$100 to $149
  • 70$200 to $249
  • 63$250 to $299
  • 166$300 to $349
  • 25$350 to $399
  • 99$400 to $449
  • 31$450 to $499
  • 104$500 to $549
  • 186$550 to $599
  • 303$600 to $649
  • 74$650 to $699
  • 154$700 to $749
  • 106$750 to $799
  • 141$800 to $899
  • 36$900 to $999
  • 162$1,000 to $1,249
  • 27$1,250 to $1,499
  • 23$1,500 to $1,999
  • 9$2,000 to $2,499
  • 298No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $769.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $135,701.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $144,014
  • Black or African American householders: $217,825
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $110,060
  • Asian householders: $199,618
  • Some other race householders: $89,557
  • Two or more races householders: $143,194
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $103,171

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,944
34974:

$106,944
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,688 - $180,411

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $168,822
Here:

$168,822
State:

$311,235

Townhouses or other attached units: $181,191
Here:

$181,191
State:

$231,951

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,406
Here:

$172,406
State:

$219,642

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $171,836
Here:

$171,836
State:

$295,429

Mobile homes: $67,733
Here:

$67,733
State:

$68,147

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $95,240
Here:

$95,240
State:

$51,890
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 34974
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,783
  • One, attached: 125
  • Two: 158
  • 3 or 4: 307
  • 5 to 9: 177
  • 10 to 19: 108
  • 50 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 6,428
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 241

Unemployment: 5.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 34974

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 34974
  • 84.2%7,270Drove a car alone
  • 8.6%741Carpooled
  • 0.3%28Taxi
  • 0.4%32Motorcycle
  • 0.6%51Bicycle
  • 2.1%177Walked
  • 0.6%48Other means
  • 3.2%278Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 34974

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 34974
  • 258Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,2705 to 9 minutes
  • 1,64210 to 14 minutes
  • 1,91215 to 19 minutes
  • 84120 to 24 minutes
  • 22325 to 29 minutes
  • 83530 to 34 minutes
  • 3035 to 39 minutes
  • 6540 to 44 minutes
  • 31745 to 59 minutes
  • 65860 to 89 minutes
  • 28090 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 34974:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,092
  • In family households: 19,976 (3,267 male householders, 3,023 female householders)
    4,719 spouses, 6,228 children (5,615 natural, 159 adopted, 455 stepchildren), 631 grandchildren, 392 brothers or sisters, 274 parents, 381 other relatives, 767 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,116 (1,450 male householders (1,236 living alone)), 1,825 female householders (1,477 living alone)), 838 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 135 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,847 2-persons, 1,087 3-persons, 757 4-persons, 373 5-persons, 165 6-persons, 83 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,713 1-person, 550 2-persons, 14 3-persons

2,535 married couples with children.
1,338 single-parent households (240 men, 1,098 women).

87.8% of residents of 34974 zip code speak English at home.
10.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% very well, 20% well, 19% not well, 5% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% very well, 11% well, 22% not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% very well, 34% well, 7% not well, 20% not at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (77% very well, 18% well, 5% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,966 (8.1%)
(37.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

8.1%
Whole state:

20.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 8%Honduras
  • 7%Barbados
  • 5%Burma
  • 2%Singapore
  • 2%St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 2%Iraq
  • 2%Chile
Most common first ancestries reported in 34974
  • 18%American
  • 13%English
  • 11%German
  • 5%Irish
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%Scottish
  • 2%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6362010 or later
  • 4712000 to 2009
  • 2731990 to 1999
  • 790Before 1990

Zip code 34974 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • HABER INC (2455 NW 16TH BLVD in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    STATE MASTER (FDM) - CHAZ-FLR000103952, HAZARDOUS WASTE REGULATION PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: METAL MINING SERVICES
    Alternative names: CENTRAL FLORIDA CHROME INC
  • ACE PRE-K HANDICAPPED (FORMERLY SCHOOL #0191) (575 S.W. 28TH STREET in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0114
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NEW ENDEAVOR HIGH SCHOOL (FORMERLY #0022) (575 S.W. 28TH STREET in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0113
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • OKEECHOBEE FRESHMAN CAMPUS (FORME (610 SW 2ND AVE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0021
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • OSCEOLA MIDDLE SCHOOL (825 SW 28TH ST in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0201
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE (700 S.W. 2ND AVENUE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-9001
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (FORMERLY SCHOOL #0111) (2468 S.W. 7TH AVENUE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0112
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NORTON DRY CLEANERS (400 S PARROTT AVENUE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: WALLACE NORTON, OWNER (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: NORTON CLEANERS
  • CR 721 // FPID 4068291 (SR 78 TO BULLHEAD GRADE in BRIGHTON, FL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Organizations: MICHAEL WILLIAMS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HANDY FOOD STORE #93 (2790 HWY 441 S in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Organizations: CHARLIE MARTIN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HEARTLAND RANCHETTES (NW INTERSECTION OF HWY44-15 AN in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Organizations: ROLF GUNTITER (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • K-MACHINE PRECISION CO. (2831 SW 3RD TERRACE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: COLLEEN HODGES (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MIDAS MUFFLER (1815 S PARROTT AVE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.

Zip code 34974 marital status for males
Zip code 34974 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 96.2%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 18,122. Population change in the 1990s: +3,662 (+20.2%).

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

  • This state: 11,484
  • Northeast: 2,452
  • Midwest: 3,591
  • South: 3,935
  • West: 583

55% of the 34974 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Florida.

93% of the 34974 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Taylor Creek, FL (34974)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 143
Here:

6.9%
Florida:

13.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 133
Here:

14.5%
Florida:

11.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 110
Here:

17.5%
Florida:

20.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 76,731Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 75,687Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 72,586Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 60,374Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 58,955Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 51,024Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (OKEECHOBEE, FL):

  • FLAKY INC (975 HWY 78 W; small business) : $272,517 in 11 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles, Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities, by Federal Emergency Management Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $186,000; 2006: $86,517.

    Biggest contracts:
    $138,000 with Federal Emergency Management Agency for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles. Signed on 2005-12-29. Effective on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $60,000, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-27. Effective on 2006-10-01. Completion date: 2006-10-01.
    $36,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-12-09. Effective on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $18,000 with Federal Emergency Management Agency for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2006-09-18. Effective on 2006-10-01. Completion date: 2006-12-31.
  • PACE, CAROL (5345 S E 65 AVE; small business) : $40,460 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Facilities Operations Support Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $7,880; 2003: $7,880; 2004: $0; 2005: $16,200; 2006: $8,500.

    Biggest contracts:
    $8,500 with Army for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in MO. Signed on 2006-03-13. Completion date: 2005-04-15.
    $8,100 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in MO. Signed on 2005-03-01. Completion date: 2005-04-15.
    $8,100 with Army for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in MO. Signed on 2005-03-01. Completion date: 2005-04-15.
    $7,880 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Signed on 2003-03-04. Completion date: 2002-03-01.
  • S & S TOWERS INC (7109 SE 8TH ST) : $32,886 in 4 contracts in 2004
    $12,500 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2004-10-19. Completion date: 2004-11-23.
    $12,500 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2004-10-19. Completion date: 2004-11-23.
    $3,943 with Army for Antennas, Waveguides, and Related Equipment. Signed on 2004-07-15. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $3,943 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Antennas, Waveguides, and Related Equipment. Signed on 2004-07-15. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • DONALD M YOUNG (5349 S E 66 AVENUE; small business) : $32,805 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Service and Trade Equipment, Surveillance Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $5,760; 2003: $2,205; 2004: $7,320; 2005: $7,320; 2006: $10,200.

    Biggest contracts:
    $10,200 with Army for Miscellaneous Service and Trade Equipment. Taking place in KY. Signed on 2006-02-27. Completion date: 2006-04-28.
    $7,320, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-14. Completion date: 2004-04-30.
    $7,320, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-26. Completion date: 2004-04-30.
    $5,760 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Surveillance Services. Taking place in TN. Signed on 2002-03-02. Completion date: 2002-10-31.
  • SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA INC (STATE RD 721)
    $26,000 with Indian Affairs (Assistant Secretary) for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2001-06-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
  • BURTON'S (; small business)
    7 employees, $100000 revenue
    $5,650 with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities. Signed on 2005-04-07. Completion date: 2005-04-07.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 4 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 3)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Other Gambling Industries (100-249: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 9)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 1, 10-19: 5, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (50-99: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 161 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 46 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 138 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$119,7501$105,0507$164,5700$01$111,9500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$19,9402$103,2600$01$31,1800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$69,2702$102,2407$154,4912$9,7151$122,4301$55,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$38,3403$160,0900$01$54,9500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$179,9431$240,5201$74,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$179,9401$489,4700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 34974
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 34974 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 34974 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12973.8 years
James11572.8 years
John10173.3 years
Robert8474.5 years
Mary7176.1 years
Charles6574.4 years
Donald4271.7 years
Richard4168.3 years
Joseph4173.1 years
Thomas4172.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 34974 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3576.7 years
Davis2875.3 years
Williams2176.5 years
Miller2074.8 years
Brown1977.6 years
Walker1571.7 years
Anderson1473.1 years
Roberts1476.0 years
White1477.0 years
Thomas1374.9 years
Businesses in zip code 34974
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Penske1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Publix Super Markets1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Sears1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Subway3
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Travelodge1
Jones New York3U-Haul2
KFC1UPS3
McDonald's1Walmart1
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