Chiefland, Florida

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Population in 2017: 2,180 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 981  (45.0%)
Females: 1,199  (55.0%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32626.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $23,481 (it was $17,331 in 2000)
Chiefland:

$23,481
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,777 (it was $10,676 in 2000)

Chiefland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,036 (it was $50,100 in 2000)
Chiefland:

$115,036
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $128,421; detached houses: $124,673; mobile homes: $118,345

Median gross rent in 2017: $671.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chiefland: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 42.7%
(37.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.3% for Black residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 27.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chiefland, FL (2010)
    • 1,30057.9%White alone
    • 68130.3%Black alone
    • 1486.6%Hispanic
    • 642.9%Two or more races
    • 381.7%Asian alone
    • 80.4%Other race alone
    • 60.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Chiefland, Florida as of August 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chiefland is 82 to 1.


Crime rates in Chiefland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

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)
1
(46.9)
0
(0.0)
6
(281.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(187.8)
3
(140.6)
1
(48.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(90.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(135.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(1,829)
32
(1,502)
18
(843.9)
30
(1,442)
17
(791.1)
4
(182.4)
5
(219.7)
2
(89.3)
2
(90.1)
3
(135.4)
6
(273.1)
6
(271.1)
3
(135.0)
4
(184.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
59
(2,767)
47
(2,207)
24
(1,125)
28
(1,346)
51
(2,373)
115
(5,244)
91
(3,998)
102
(4,556)
123
(5,543)
122
(5,508)
112
(5,098)
110
(4,971)
130
(5,851)
92
(4,236)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
259
(12,148)
149
(6,995)
50
(2,344)
67
(3,220)
83
(3,862)
120
(5,472)
151
(6,634)
118
(5,270)
148
(6,670)
149
(6,727)
119
(5,416)
115
(5,197)
94
(4,230)
93
(4,282)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(93.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(187.5)
1
(48.1)
4
(186.1)
41
(1,870)
5
(219.7)
3
(134.0)
1
(45.1)
3
(135.4)
1
(45.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(135.0)
3
(138.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.9)
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)1090.5791.1623.5529.6493.7772.0606.8558.3703.5728.7631.8650.7616.6515.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Chiefland, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.52
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: Italian (9.3%), Irish (9.1%), American (8.7%), English (7.4%), French (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 38 feet

Land area: 3.91 square miles.

Population density: 557 people per square mile   (low).

Chiefland, Florida map

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $710 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $556 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (34.1 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (92.5 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (752.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Andrews, FL (1.9 miles ),
Manattee Road, FL (2.0 miles ),
Fanning Springs, FL (2.8 miles ),
Trenton, FL (3.1 miles ),
Otter Creek, FL (3.5 miles),
Bronson, FL (3.7 miles ),
East Bronson, FL (4.0 miles ),
Newberry, FL (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 29.48 N, Longitude: 82.86 W

Area code: 352

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

Chiefland tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $46,900
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $110,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Chiefland, FL residents
Average permit cost in Chiefland, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Florida:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in Chiefland, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.9%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Chiefland, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Construction laborers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)

Average climate in Chiefland, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chiefland-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1993, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Chiefland city center killed 3 people and injured 10 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chiefland-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 321.0 miles away from Chiefland 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 286.7 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 304.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 285.9 miles away from Chiefland 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 266.4 miles away from Chiefland 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 295.4 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 Levy County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Chiefland:

  • FMC - CHIEFLAND (631 NW 21ST AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chiefland:

  • SUWANNEE RIVER KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; TRENTON, FL)
  • AYERS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TRENTON, FL)

Airports located in Chiefland:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chiefland:

  • Santa Fe College (about 30 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 11,819)
  • University of Florida (about 33 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 47 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • College of Central Florida (about 47 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 52 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 72 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 79 miles; Leesburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,983)

Public high schools in Chiefland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Chiefland:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chiefland: Chiefland High School Football Stadium (A), Levy County Emergency Medical Services Medic 2 (B), Levy County EMS Station Number 2 (C), Chiefland Police Department (D), Chiefland Fire and Rescue (E), Chiefland City Hall (F), Luther Callaway Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Chiefland Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Chiefland include: First United Methodist Church (A), Trinity Baptist Church (B), Hardeetown Baptist Church (C), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Chiefland Church of Christ (E), Gospel of Faith Revival Center (F), Family Bible Church (G), Westside Church of Christ (H), Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mt. Olive Cemetery (1), Chiefland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Chiefland: City of Chiefland Eddie Buie Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Chiefland Gokart Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 12310 Northwest 62nd Terrace).

Hotel: Best Western Suwannee Valley (1125 North Young Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Aslyn - Pop singer, Earl Faircloth - Politician.

Levy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chiefland and their reported violations in the past:

CHIEFLAND WTP (Population served: 2,031, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
FOWLERS BLUFF WTP (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2012 to MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2012 to MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2013)
  • 22 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from APR-26-2012 to JUL-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
SUWANNEE BELLE LANDING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2011)
MANATEE JIFFY #2280 / HUDSON FOOD STORE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HUDSON FOOD STORE - OLD TOWN JIFFY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
LIGHTHOUSE WORD CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
STONES BP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chiefland that have no violations reported:

  • MANATEE SPRINGS STATE PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HUDSON PROPERTIES - OLD TOWN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEVY BEEF O' BRADYS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.7%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
10 people in in-patient hospice facilities in 2010
43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Chiefland (2011 data):

  • Capital City Bank: Chiefland Branch at 2012 North Young Boulevard, branch established on 1948/09/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
  • The Perkins State Bank: Chiefland Branch at 1710 North Main Street, branch established on 1986/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $190.5 mil, Deposits: $169.1 mil, headquarters in Williston, FL, negative income in the last year, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Williston Holding Company
  • Drummond Community Bank: at 1627 North Young Boulevard, branch established on 1990/01/12. Info updated 2007/05/30: Bank assets: $200.1 mil, Deposits: $150.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Drummond Banking Company

For population 15 years and over in Chiefland:

Marital status in Chiefland, FL
  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

For population 25 years and over in Chiefland:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chiefland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chiefland, FL (based on Levy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,87049
Mainline Protestant1,70312
Catholic1,6953
Black Protestant1,24910
Other8915
Orthodox301
None21,363-
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: 8
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Levy County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
This county:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Levy County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Levy County:

28.0%
Florida:

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

14.2%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.7%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.5%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Chiefland:

29.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chiefland:

20.6%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.1%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Chiefland:

37.3%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Chiefland:

52.3%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Chiefland:

77.6%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chiefland, 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
Water Supply 5$13,548$32,5150$0
Other and Unallocable 5$12,769$30,6460$0
Sewerage 3$8,105$32,4200$0
Financial Administration 3$7,813$31,2520$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,233$19,3980$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,324$61,9440$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,692$20,3040$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 21$57,484$32,8480$0

Chiefland government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $130,000 ($59.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $854,000 ($391.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $706,000 ($323.85)
    Water Utilities: $451,000 ($206.88)
    Sewerage: $441,000 ($202.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $354,000 ($162.39)
    Financial Administration: $312,000 ($143.12)
    General - Other: $145,000 ($66.51)
    Regular Highways: $141,000 ($64.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000 ($44.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $85,000 ($38.99)
    Central Staff Services: $85,000 ($38.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($2.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($36.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000 ($26.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $54,000 ($24.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($17.89)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($7.34)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($4.59)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,482,000 ($679.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($5.50)

Chiefland government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $727,000 ($333.49)
    Sewerage: $470,000 ($215.60)
    Other: $244,000 ($111.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($11.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($39.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($2.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $47,000 ($21.56)
    Donations From Private Sources: $29,000 ($13.30)
    Rents: $23,000 ($10.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($6.42)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($3.67)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $438,000 ($200.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $167,000 ($76.61)
    Highways: $40,000 ($18.35)
  • Tax - Property: $619,000 ($283.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $446,000 ($204.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $342,000 ($156.88)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $147,000 ($67.43)
    Other License: $61,000 ($27.98)
    Other Selective Sales: $40,000 ($18.35)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $40,000 ($18.35)

Chiefland government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $398,000 ($182.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($114.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $148,000 ($67.89)

Chiefland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,126,000 ($516.51)

9.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
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 Alachua County, FL  1.64% ($39,553 average AGI)
from Marion County, FL  1.00% ($31,279)
from Gilchrist County, FL  0.72% ($29,713)


7.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($272,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
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 Alachua County, FL  1.70% ($32,043 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  1.15% ($29,639)
to Gilchrist County, FL  0.64% ($30,534)
Businesses in Chiefland, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Hardee's1
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Church's Chicken1Subway1
Curves1T-Mobile2
DHL1Taco Bell1
Days Inn1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS2
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chiefland:

  • WLQH (940 AM; 1 kW; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chiefland:

  • WNDN (107.9 FM; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WTBH (91.5 FM; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: LONG POND BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDJY (101.7 FM; TRENTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZY (106.9 FM; CROSS CITY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WTMG (101.3 FM; WILLISTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRGO (102.7 FM; CEDAR KEY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYKS (105.3 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: GILLEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGC (104.9 FM; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chiefland:

  • W33BL (Channel 33; CHIEFLAND, FL; Owner: SUNCOAST B/CING OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • Chiefland, Florida
  • Fatal accident count29
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents45
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:9
  • Fatalities31
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents78
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count56863
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents88790
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons20021
  • Fatalities62417
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents151541
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10731
See more detailed statistics of Chiefland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.4mTotal length
  • 5,700Total average daily traffic
  • 453Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,890Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chiefland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chiefland, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chiefland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chiefland)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 70. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 118 took place in 2011, and the least - 16 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chiefland, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.8%), and Structure Fires (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chiefland, FL
    • 55946.8%Outside Fires
    • 34729.0%Structure Fires
    • 20617.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 836.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chiefland, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chiefland, Florida:

  • Holiday Time Motel, N US 19 2 M, Chiefland, Florida 32626
  • Crystal Oaks Motel, N US 19 8 M, Chiefland, Florida 32626
  • Best Western Suwannee Valley Inn, 1125 N Young Blvd, Chiefland, Florida 32626 , Phone: (352) 493-0663, Fax: (352) 493-0663
  • Days Inn Chiefland, 809 NW 21ST Ave, Chiefland, Florida 32626 , Phone: (352) 493-9400, Fax: (352) 493-4050
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chiefland, Florida
Most common first names in Chiefland, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8369.4 years
John8072.7 years
William6972.4 years
Mary4576.6 years
Robert4369.9 years
Charles4274.1 years
George3274.0 years
Edward2572.6 years
Donald2266.6 years
Thomas2170.5 years
Most common last names in Chiefland, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3275.7 years
Hudson2981.0 years
Brown2770.7 years
Johnson2672.1 years
Cannon2476.4 years
Williams2376.7 years
Allen2072.2 years
Watson1873.7 years
Jones1868.9 years
Davis1772.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chiefland, FL
  • 94.5%Electricity
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chiefland, FL
  • 98.0%Electricity
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Chiefland compared to Florida state average:

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

Chiefland on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
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