High Springs, Florida

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Population in 2022: 6,555 (58% urban, 42% rural).
Population change since 2000: +69.7%
Males: 3,117  (47.6%)
Females: 3,438  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Florida median age:

42.7 years

Zip codes: 32643.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $77,811 (it was $34,354 in 2000)
High Springs:

$77,811
FL:

$69,303

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $31,987 (it was $15,919 in 2000)

High Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $290,779 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
High Springs:

$290,779
FL:

$354,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $247,441; detached houses: $265,925; mobile homes: $122,678

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,559.

March 2022 cost of living index in High Springs: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 18.2%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.3% for Black residents, 16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in High Springs, FL (2022)
    • 4,50470.6%White alone
    • 1,04116.3%Black alone
    • 5729.0%Hispanic
    • 1292.0%Two or more races
    • 711.1%Asian alone
    • 310.5%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in High Springs, Florida as of May 25, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in High Springs is 224 to 1.


Crime rates in High Springs by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.9)
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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(21.3)
2
(37.4)
1
(18.4)
4
(73.2)
2
(36.1)
3
(53.7)
2
(34.8)
1
(16.9)
2
(33.1)
2
(32.5)
3
(48.0)
4
(63.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(63.9)
2
(37.4)
4
(73.8)
5
(91.5)
3
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.8)
1
(16.9)
3
(49.6)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.0)
2
(31.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(489.8)
19
(355.1)
14
(258.2)
21
(384.3)
16
(288.5)
11
(197.1)
21
(364.9)
13
(219.2)
9
(148.9)
10
(162.7)
24
(383.9)
16
(254.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(575.0)
37
(691.6)
53
(977.3)
44
(805.1)
53
(955.8)
28
(501.6)
32
(556.0)
25
(421.4)
17
(281.2)
19
(309.1)
34
(543.8)
11
(175.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
110
(2,342)
91
(1,701)
103
(1,899)
113
(2,068)
106
(1,912)
89
(1,594)
91
(1,581)
79
(1,332)
46
(760.8)
62
(1,009)
110
(1,759)
45
(716.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(85.2)
5
(93.5)
1
(18.4)
8
(146.4)
4
(72.1)
2
(35.8)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(66.2)
1
(16.3)
8
(128.0)
3
(47.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.3)
2
(37.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index274.9236.1308.1313.6251.9184.2214.8145.1126.5126.7238.6156.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in High Springs, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (13 officers - 12 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Florida average:

2.21
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Ancestries: American (17.3%), Irish (13.8%), German (12.3%), European (6.7%), English (6.4%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 69 feet

Land area: 18.5 square miles.

Population density: 355 people per square mile   (very low).

High Springs, Florida map

291 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.2% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

4.6%
Florida:

21.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,656 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,401 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (19.1 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (65.6 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (767.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Alachua, FL (2.8 miles ),
Spring Ridge, FL (2.8 miles ),
Fort White, FL (3.1 miles ),
La Crosse, FL (3.4 miles),
Worthington Springs, FL (3.6 miles),
Newberry, FL (3.6 miles ),
Brooker, FL (4.1 miles ),
Bell, FL (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 29.82 N, Longitude: 82.60 W

Area code: 386

Distribution of median household income in High Springs, FL in 2022
Distribution of house value in High Springs, FL in 2022
High Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 83 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2021: 96 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2020: 84 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2019: 67 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2018: 66 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2017: 59 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2016: 50 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $61,100
Number of permits per 10,000 High Springs, FL residents
Average permit cost in High Springs, FL
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.1%
Florida:

2.9%
Historical population in High Springs, FL
Historical housing units in High Springs, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +977 (+33.9%).
Most common industries in High Springs, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.3%)
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in High Springs, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in High Springs, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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High Springs, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 71.8. This is about average.

City:

71.8
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 9.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.13
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

High Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/25/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the High Springs city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/27/1984, a category F3 tornado 30.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

High Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 82% 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 348.9 miles away from High Springs center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 280.0 miles away from High Springs 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) earthquake occurred 292.9 miles away from High Springs center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 257.3 miles away from the city 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 266.8 miles away from High Springs center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 368.6 miles away from High Springs 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 Alachua County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
High Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near High Springs:

  • UPREACH PAVILION (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • GAINESVILLE 39TH AVENUE CLUSTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • MEDERI CARETENDERS (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • BMA - GAINESVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)

Airports located in High Springs:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to High Springs:

  • Santa Fe College (about 14 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 11,819)
  • University of Florida (about 20 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 25 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • College of Central Florida (about 53 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 53 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 57 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 67 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)

Private high school in High Springs:

  • FIRST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 200, Location: 24530 NW 199TH LN, Grades: PK-9)

Public elementary/middle school in High Springs:

Private elementary/middle schools in High Springs:

  • LIVING SPRINGS ACADEMY (Students: 19, Location: 23901 NW 212TH AVE, Grades: 1-8)
  • AUTISM OASIS FOR KIDS (Students: 5, Location: 205 S MAIN ST, Grades: KG-6)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in High Springs: Camp Kulaqua (A), High Springs Police Department (B), High Springs City Hall (C), High Springs Library (D), High Springs Fire Department (E), High Springs Civic Center (F), High Springs Community Theater (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in High Springs include: Nazarene First Church (A), First Church of the Nazarene (B), Church of Christ (C), Christian Family Worship Center (D), Anderson Memorial Church of God in Christ (E), Fellowship Baptist Church (F), Sainte Madeleine Catholic Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), New Hope Outreach Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: High Springs Cemetery (1), Pine Hills Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in High Springs include: City of High Springs Memorial Park (1), Catherine Taylor Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Adventure Outpost (Tours & Charters; 815 Northwest Santa Fe Boulevard) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Cadillac Motel (405 Northwest Santa Fe Boulevard) (1), Alamo Motel (720 Northwest Santa Fe Boulevard) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Charlie Huggins - Politician, Michael Faulk - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Oct 25, 1981).

Alachua County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

KULAQUA YOUTH CAMP (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
OLENO STATE PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
RIVER RISE RESORT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2012), St Intentional no-action (APR-22-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2012), St Case dropped (SEP-18-2012)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • HIGH SPRINGS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.3%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in High Springs in 2000:

  • 37 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in High Springs (2011 data):

  • Merchants & Southern Bank: High Springs Branch at 915 North Main Street, branch established on 1985/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $392.7 mil, Deposits: $315.5 mil, headquarters in Gainesville, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants & Southern Banks Of Florida, Inc.
  • Capital City Bank: High Springs Branch at 660 Northeast Santa Fe Boulevard, branch established on 1987/07/07. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: High Springs Branch at 35 North Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in High Springs:

Marital status in High Springs, FL
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in High Springs:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Florida average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - High Springs
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in High Springs:

(High Springs, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for High Springs, FL (based on Alachua County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,845173
Catholic20,0046
Mainline Protestant18,36157
Other10,97434
Black Protestant5,42430
Orthodox2332
None144,495-
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: 45
Alachua County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Here:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Alachua County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Alachua County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

7.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.6%
State:

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

10.8%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.0%
Florida:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
Florida:

49.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Florida:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
Florida:

19.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
Florida:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
High Springs:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
High Springs:

34.8%
State:

34.7%

General health condition:
High Springs:

55.7%
Florida:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
High Springs:

78.9%
Florida:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of High Springs, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$70,773$44,6992$1,786
Other Government Administration 18$74,274$49,5164$9,309
Firefighters 11$48,914$53,3611$626
Water Supply 5$21,159$50,7820$0
Streets and Highways 5$14,663$35,1910$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,384$39,3220$0
Sewerage 3$11,077$44,3080$0
Financial Administration 2$12,404$74,4240$0
Fire - Other 1$3,295$39,5400$0
Police - Other 1$4,069$48,8282$1,786
Totals for Government 70$277,012$47,4889$13,508

High Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,223,000 ($186.58)
    Sewerage: $858,000 ($130.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $691,000 ($105.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $516,000 ($78.72)
    General - Other: $450,000 ($68.65)
    Central Staff Services: $432,000 ($65.90)
    Regular Highways: $362,000 ($55.23)
    Financial Administration: $352,000 ($53.70)
    Water Utilities: $326,000 ($49.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $172,000 ($26.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $159,000 ($24.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000 ($9.00)
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000 ($3.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $339,000 ($51.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $105,000 ($16.02)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000 ($4.27)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($3.20)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($1.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($0.76)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.46)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.15)

High Springs government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $825,000 ($125.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $747,000 ($113.96)
    Other: $241,000 ($36.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($5.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($1.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $367,000 ($55.99)
    Rents: $22,000 ($3.36)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($3.36)
    Sale of Property: $22,000 ($3.36)
    General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($2.44)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($2.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($1.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $697,000 ($106.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $551,000 ($84.06)
    General Local Government Support: $516,000 ($78.72)
    Other: $116,000 ($17.70)
    Highways: $23,000 ($3.51)
  • Tax - Property: $1,497,000 ($228.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $485,000 ($73.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $355,000 ($54.16)
    Other License: $297,000 ($45.31)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $279,000 ($42.56)

High Springs government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,216,000 ($1253.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,958,000 ($1214.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $467,000 ($71.24)

High Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,413,000 ($215.56)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,337,000 ($203.97)

8.73% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($59,189 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
Florida average:

8.80%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($124 average AGI)
Alachua County:

0.02%
Florida average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Marion County, FL  0.48% ($46,606 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.34% ($49,952)
from Duval County, FL  0.27% ($43,720)


9.50% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($57,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.50%
Florida average:

7.45%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($137 average AGI)
Alachua County:

0.03%
Florida average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Marion County, FL  0.54% ($48,132 average AGI)
to Duval County, FL  0.40% ($45,862)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.37% ($49,583)
Businesses in High Springs, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
CVS1Subway1
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in High Springs:

  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • 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)
  • WLUS (980 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAJD (1390 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGGG (1230 AM; 1 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in High Springs:

  • WYGC (104.9 FM; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WNDT (92.5 FM; ALACHUA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBXY (99.5 FM; LA CROSSE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLF (91.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WYKS (105.3 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: GILLEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDJY (101.7 FM; TRENTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNFB (94.3 FM; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: NEWMAN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WQLC (102.1 FM; WATERTOWN, FL; Owner: LOUIS D. BOLTON, II)
  • WEAG-FM (106.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: DICKERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLR (91.3 FM; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: WOLR 91.3 FM, INC.)
  • WTMG (101.3 FM; WILLISTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXJZ (100.9 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W204BL (88.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around High Springs:

  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBXG-CA (Channel 31; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W39BZ (Channel 39; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: ERIC McBRIDE)
  • W23AQ (Channel 23; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYPN-CA (Channel 45; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W66CQ (Channel 66; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: MARTHA RAYBURN)
  • W69AY (Channel 69; ALACHUA, ETC., FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TV SYSTEM, INC.)
High Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of High Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.8mTotal length
  • $80,000Total costs
  • 13,500Total average daily traffic
  • 1,035Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,423Total future (year 2042) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in High Springs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

150 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in High Springs, FL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

124 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in High Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: QUAD CITY ULTRALIGHT CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 125WD, N125WD, N-125WD, Serial Number: CH2-0899-1896, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 02/04/2014
    Registrant (Individual): William E Whitley, 294 Sw County Road 18, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Aircraft: J & J ULTRALIGHTS J&J TUKAN SE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 139SW, N139SW, N-139SW, Serial Number: 14BSW, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2005
    Registrant (Individual): William E Whitley, 294 Sw County Road 18, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 15755, N15755, N-15755, Serial Number: 28-7325154, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 06/21/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lee M Fitzgerald, 20424 Nw 175th Ave, High Springs, FL 32643, Other Owners: Vivi S Fitzgerald
  • Aircraft: NAVION NAVION G (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520-C (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2443T, N2443T, N-2443T, Serial Number: NAV-4-2443, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 07/10/2018
    Registrant (LLC): N2443t LLC, 26003 W Us Highway 27, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Aircraft: SINCLAIR-ELITE SBS F-30 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5110L, N5110L, N-5110L, Serial Number: SBS-001, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 09/01/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher John Phillips, 21206 Nw 132nd Ln, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5530J, N5530J, N-5530J, Serial Number: 32-992, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Md Air Ops LLC, 25145 Nw 140th Ln, High Springs, FL 32643
  • Aircraft: BRAUTIGAM PETE CHALLENGER II SPEC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 582S, N582S, N-582S, Serial Number: PB1993, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 12/12/2017
    Registrant (Individual): William E Whitley, 294 Sw County Road 18, High Springs, FL 32643

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED9$146,4496$161,18023$168,9371$98,2102$113,7756$88,913
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$109,7001$93,5803$205,1900$00$01$63,560
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$228,4702$124,7059$210,8101$31,3201$127,4903$118,343
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$193,2702$182,8908$185,2300$01$149,9101$105,070
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$90,2402$230,0500$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$190,120
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in High Springs, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in High Springs, FL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 64. The highest number of reported fires - 100 took place in 2004, and the least - 5 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in High Springs, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.6%), and Structure Fires (24.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in High Springs, FL
    • 57055.6%Outside Fires
    • 25124.5%Structure Fires
    • 18518.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 201.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for High Springs, FL
Most common first names in High Springs, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5869.3 years
William4277.3 years
John3775.3 years
Robert3669.8 years
Charles3071.3 years
George2973.3 years
Annie2379.6 years
Joseph2370.0 years
Mary1879.8 years
Margaret1776.2 years
Most common last names in High Springs, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3474.0 years
Thomas2276.2 years
Brown2173.0 years
Osteen2075.0 years
Smith1972.6 years
Jones1673.7 years
Taylor1669.2 years
Douglas1581.5 years
Anderson1375.3 years
Wilson1278.6 years


High Springs compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

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  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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