Key West, Florida

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Population in 2017: 25,208 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 12,731  (50.5%)
Females: 12,477  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33040.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,895 (it was $43,021 in 2000)
Key West:

$66,895
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,802 (it was $26,316 in 2000)

Key West city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $663,321 (it was $252,700 in 2000)
Key West:

$663,321
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $760,582; detached houses: $777,565; townhouses or other attached units: $831,511; in 2-unit structures: $803,123; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $925,021; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $704,755; mobile homes: $124,642

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,720.

March 2019 cost of living index in Key West: 112.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.7%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.5% for American Indian residents, 16.2% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Key West, FL (2017)
    • 17,00162.0%White alone
    • 6,29623.0%Hispanic
    • 3,06811.2%Black alone
    • 3821.4%Asian alone
    • 3751.4%Two or more races
    • 1090.4%American Indian alone
    • 120.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Key West, Florida as of July 16, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Key West is 538 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Key West by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.9)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.5)
2
(8.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
3
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(106.6)
30
(123.3)
26
(113.2)
29
(131.3)
20
(90.7)
21
(94.7)
12
(48.0)
21
(83.2)
20
(79.4)
15
(58.2)
18
(69.3)
12
(46.2)
8
(29.2)
18
(71.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
48
(189.5)
71
(291.7)
50
(217.7)
75
(339.6)
68
(308.4)
63
(284.2)
54
(216.1)
51
(202.0)
37
(146.9)
40
(155.2)
20
(77.0)
18
(69.3)
15
(54.7)
10
(39.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
77
(304.0)
105
(431.4)
106
(461.5)
106
(480.0)
106
(480.7)
101
(455.6)
122
(488.3)
135
(534.7)
122
(484.4)
148
(574.3)
123
(473.7)
71
(273.3)
75
(273.7)
72
(284.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
250
(987.1)
366
(1,504)
282
(1,228)
396
(1,793)
408
(1,850)
363
(1,638)
281
(1,125)
290
(1,149)
263
(1,044)
229
(888.6)
191
(735.6)
110
(423.5)
107
(390.5)
74
(292.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,044
(4,122)
1,021
(4,195)
1,139
(4,959)
1,266
(5,733)
1,288
(5,842)
1,224
(5,522)
1,011
(4,046)
1,161
(4,598)
1,111
(4,411)
963
(3,737)
888
(3,420)
811
(3,122)
622
(2,270)
652
(2,579)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
160
(631.7)
240
(986.1)
188
(818.5)
186
(842.2)
134
(607.7)
122
(550.4)
72
(288.2)
95
(376.3)
101
(401.0)
123
(477.3)
116
(446.8)
82
(315.7)
80
(292.0)
82
(324.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
2
(9.0)
2
(8.0)
3
(11.9)
3
(11.9)
2
(7.8)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)495.4632.6606.7725.1682.1640.7480.6536.4486.1457.8397.3299.9257.9275.3

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City-data.com crime index in Key West, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 122 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (15.6%), English (6.2%), German (5.7%), Irish (4.7%), Haitian (4.0%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 5.95 square miles.

Population density: 4,240 people per square mile   (average).

Key West, Florida map

5,525 residents are foreign born (12.8% Latin America, 4.7% Europe).

This city:

21.3%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,903 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,466 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kendale Lakes-Lindgren Acres, FL (116.0 miles , pop. 314,677).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (910.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Stock Island, FL (1.7 miles ),
Big Coppitt Key, FL (2.9 miles ),
Cudjoe Key, FL (4.5 miles ),
Lower Keys, FL (4.9 miles ),
Big Pine Key, FL (5.3 miles ),
Marathon, FL (6.9 miles ),
Key Colony Beach, FL (7.0 miles ),
Middle Keys, FL (7.1 miles )

Latitude: 24.56 N, Longitude: 81.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,637 (+29.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,678 (82.8%)

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

Key West tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 157 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1998: 203 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 1999: 114 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $214,900
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $214,900
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $214,900
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $420,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $420,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $420,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $420,000
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $279,900
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $279,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Key West, FL residents
Average permit cost in Key West, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.2%
Florida:

3.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Key West, FL
Historical housing units in Key West, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +307 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Key West, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.3%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (24.6%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (21.5%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Key West, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)

Average climate in Key West, Florida

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Earthquake activity:

Key West-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% 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 324.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 266.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 310.2 miles away from Key West center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.4 miles away from Key West center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 569.5 miles away from Key West center
On 4/13/2003 at 04:52:53, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 288.9 miles away from Key West center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Key West topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Key West:

  • LOWER KEYS MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 5900 COLLEGE ROAD)
  • KEY WEST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (5860 W JUNIOR COLLEGE RD)
  • ANDERSON KIDNEY DIALYSIS INC (1122 N ROOSEVELT BLVD KEY PLAZA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA KEYS (1319 WILLIAM STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Key West:

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Amtrak station:

KEY WEST (KEY WEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

College/University in Key West:

  • Florida Keys Community College (Full-time enrollment: 833; Location: 5901 College Rd; Public; Website: www.fkcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Key West:

  • Hodges University (about 119 miles; Naples, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,132)
  • Florida International University (about 121 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 41,234)
  • Florida Career College-Miami (about 122 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 10,133)
  • University of Miami (about 124 miles; Coral Gables, FL; FT enrollment: 13,674)
  • Florida National University-Main Campus (about 129 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • Miami Dade College (about 131 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 53,787)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 132 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,578)

Public high schools in Key West:

  • KEY WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 597, Location: 2100 FLAGLER AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • MONROE JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER (Students: 45, Location: 5501 COLLEGE RD, Grades: 8-12)
  • KEYS CENTER (Location: 241 TRUMBO RD, Grades: 8-12)
  • MONROE VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (Location: 241 TRUMBO RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • MONROE VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 241 TRUMBO RD, Grades: 6-12)
  • ACADEMIC CONNECTIONS FOR EXCELLENCE (Location: 241 TRUMBO RD, Grades: 6-12)
  • KEY WEST COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Location: 5901 COLLEGE RD, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • MONROE VIRTUAL ACADEMY (COURSE OFFERINGS) (Location: 241 TRUMBO RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Key West:

  • POINCIANA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 350, Location: 1407 KENNEDY DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • HORACE O'BRYANT SCHOOL (Students: 63, Location: 1105 LEON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • GERALD ADAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 48, Location: 5855 W JUNIOR COLLEGE RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • KEY WEST MONTESSORI CHARTER SCHOOL, INC (Location: 1400 UNITED ST STE 110, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • SIGSBEE CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 939 FELTON RD, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • MONROE VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (DISTRICT PROVI (Location: 241 TRUMBO RD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Key West:

  • MARY IMMACULATE STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOL (Students: 176, Location: 700 TRUMAN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN (Students: 104, Location: 2713 FLAGLER AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Key West: DeWitt E Roberts Softball Diamond (A), George Mira Football Field (B), Truval Village Market Place (C), Sunset Plaza (D), Richard A Heyman Wastewater Treatment Plant (E), Key West Country Club (F), Mallory Dock (G), Key Plaza (H), Monroe County Public Library (I), Florida Keys Community College Library (J), Key West Fire Department Central Station (K), Key West Fire Department Station 2 (L), Key West Fire Department Station 3 (M), American Medical Response Key West Rescue (N), Key West International Airport Fire Department (O), Key West Police Department (P), Monroe County Sheriff's Office Property Section (Q), Monroe County Sheriff's Office Civil Division (R), Monroe County Sheriff's Office Headquarters (S), Ernest Hemingway House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Key West include: Church of Christ (A), Church of God (B), Saint Bedes Catholic Church (C), Fifth Street Baptist Church (D), Saint James Missionary Baptist Church (E), Big Coppitt First Baptist Church (F), Key West Baptist Temple (G), Greater Keys Baptist Church (H), Lower Keys Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Southern Keys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Key West include: Wickers Sports Complex (1), Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: East Martello Museum (3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard), Audubon House Gallery (Museums; 205 Whitehead Street), Amsterdam - Curry Mansion & Inn (Museums; 511 Caroline Street), Harry S Truman Little White House Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 111 Front Street), Forrester Nancy Reverend (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 Free School Lane), Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society & Museum (Historical Places & Services; 200 Greene Street), Heritage House Museum & Robert Frost (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 410 Caroline Street), Key West Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 938 Whitehead Street), Island City Flying Service Inc (Historical Places & Services; 3471 South Roosevelt Boulevard).

Hotels: Coconut Bay (97770 Overseas Highway), Body Tuneup (1435 Simonton Street), Banana Bay Resort & Marina (2319 North Roosevelt Boulevard), Best Western Hibiscus Motel (1313 Simonton Street), Atlantic Shores (510 South Street), CAYO Hueso Resorts (513 United Street), Almond Tree Inn (512 Truman Avenue), AA Accommodation Center Inc (1722 North Roosevelt Boulevard), Carlson JODY (415 William Street).

Birthplace of: David Robinson (basketball) - Basketball player, Katherine Harris, Manuel J. Fernandez - Soilder, Shel Silverstein - Poet, Stepin Fetchit - Actor, Bronson Arroyo - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Boston Red Sox, born: Feb 24, 1977), Cintio Vitier - Cuban writer, Eric Shanower - Writer, Leonard F. Chapman, Jr. - 24th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Rich Garcia - Marine.

Monroe 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 Key West and their reported violations in the past:

FKAA J. ROBERT DEAN W.T.P. (Population served: 86,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2013)

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

  • FKAA - FLORIDA KEYS R.O. PLANTS (Population served: 30,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

47.0%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.6%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Key West in 2010:

  • 344 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 253 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 144 people in military ships
  • 133 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 125 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 122 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Key West in 2000:

  • 423 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 157 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 95 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in military ships
  • 48 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 33 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Key West (2011 data):

  • FIRST STATE BANK OF THE FLORIDA KEYS: Boulevard Branch, Whitehead Branch, First State Bank Of The Florida Keys, Winn Dixie Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $859.9 mil, Deposits: $576.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 12 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bank Of The Florida Keys Holding Company
  • Centennial Bank: Key West Branch, Key West Olde Town Branch, Key West Branch. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $3,588.2 mil, Deposits: $2,891.9 mil, headquarters in Conway, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.
  • Iberiabank: Key West Branch at 1075 Duval Street, branch established on 1989/05/01; Kennedy Drive Branch at 1000 Kennedy Drive, branch established on 1995/06/12. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Key West Flagler Branch at 3200 Flagler Avenue, branch established on 1984/01/04; Duval Branch at 510 Southard Street, branch established on 1952/05/06. 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
  • Capital Bank, National Association: North Roosevelt Branch at 3618 North Roosevelt Boulevard, branch established on 1994/09/15; Key West Branch at 330 Whitehead Street, branch established on 1989/10/02. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Gulfside Branch at 3131 Northside Drive, branch established on 1980/09/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Key West Main Branch at 1010 Kennedy Drive, branch established on 1971/05/26. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Key West:

Marital status in Key West, FL
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

For population 25 years and over in Key West:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Key West
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Neighborhoods in Key West:

(Key West, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Key West, FL (based on Monroe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,3465
Evangelical Protestant5,15639
Mainline Protestant2,84819
Other2,26412
Black Protestant7575
Orthodox201
None48,699-
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: 27
Monroe County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Monroe County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
This county:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 198
Monroe County:

27.16 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Monroe County:

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.8%
Florida:

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

9.0%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Key West:

45.4%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Key West:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Key West:

33.4%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Key West:

79.4%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Key West, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 95$654,383$82,6590$0
Firefighters 86$532,691$74,3290$0
Other and Unallocable 49$226,998$55,5911$1,251
Solid Waste Management 38$117,065$36,9681$903
Transit 34$129,757$45,7977$10,509
Parks and Recreation 29$102,973$42,6107$7,850
Other Government Administration 29$143,052$59,1941$1,982
Police - Other 28$109,977$47,1338$10,378
Financial Administration 28$133,389$57,1673$4,721
Water Transport and Terminals 28$97,437$41,7590$0
Streets and Highways 16$48,683$36,5120$0
Judicial and Legal 7$55,827$95,7030$0
Fire - Other 3$9,258$37,0320$0
Totals for Government 470$2,361,490$60,29328$37,594

Key West government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $567,000 ($22.49)
    Regular Highways: $544,000 ($21.58)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,935,000 ($513.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,788,000 ($507.30)
    General - Other: $10,353,000 ($410.70)
    Sewerage: $10,034,000 ($398.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,502,000 ($337.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,577,000 ($300.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,505,000 ($297.72)
    Central Staff Services: $3,654,000 ($144.95)
    Transit Utilities: $2,893,000 ($114.77)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $2,582,000 ($102.43)
    Financial Administration: $2,458,000 ($97.51)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,213,000 ($87.79)
    Regular Highways: $1,996,000 ($79.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,450,000 ($57.52)
    Health - Other: $1,437,000 ($57.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $724,000 ($28.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $981,000 ($38.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,533,000 ($417.84)
    Regular Highways: $1,045,000 ($41.46)
    Police Protection: $892,000 ($35.39)
    Health - Other: $173,000 ($6.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $122,000 ($4.84)
    Financial Administration: $111,000 ($4.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000 ($4.05)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($0.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($0.12)

Key West government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,933,000 ($473.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,171,000 ($363.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,534,000 ($298.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,478,000 ($256.98)
    Parking Facilities: $5,971,000 ($236.87)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $3,060,000 ($121.39)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,063,000 ($81.84)
    Other: $1,979,000 ($78.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $90,000 ($3.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,128,000 ($243.10)
    Transit Utilities: $6,091,000 ($241.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $892,000 ($35.39)
    Highways: $233,000 ($9.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,296,000 ($51.41)
    Other: $505,000 ($20.03)
    Highways: $317,000 ($12.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $5,567,000 ($220.84)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,259,000 ($129.28)
    Interest Earnings: $994,000 ($39.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $903,000 ($35.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $114,000 ($4.52)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $623,000 ($24.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,788,000 ($229.61)
    Other: $1,330,000 ($52.76)
    Highways: $28,000 ($1.11)
  • Tax - Property: $14,400,000 ($571.25)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,241,000 ($326.92)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,448,000 ($136.78)
    Other License: $3,022,000 ($119.88)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,526,000 ($60.54)

Key West government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,896,000 ($1265.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,474,000 ($1129.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,422,000 ($135.75)

Key West government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,653,000 ($4508.61)

9.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($98,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.65%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($627 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  1.09% ($66,773 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.44% ($96,446)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.22% ($65,190)


9.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.21%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.97% ($60,030 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.43% ($42,049)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.34% ($57,742)
Businesses in Key West, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott3
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Best Western2McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Nike3
Budget Car Rental1Nissan1
Burger King2OfficeMax1
CVS2Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's1Payless1
Circle K3Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Publix Super Markets1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry4Sears2
Dennys2Sheraton1
Express1Starbucks1
FedEx7T-Mobile1
Foot Locker1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul4
Hyatt4UPS10
Jones New York2Vans1
KFC1Waffle House1
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Key West:

  • WKIZ (1500 AM; 0 kW; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: POLARCOMM CORP.)
  • WKWF (1600 AM; 1 kW; KEY WEST, FL)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Key West:

  • WIIS (107.1 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: KEYED UP COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WJIR (90.9 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: KEY WEST EDUCATIONAL BROADCAST FOUNDATION INC.)
  • WCNK (98.7 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CRAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W202BO (88.3 FM; KEY WEST, ETC., FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WKEY-FM (93.5 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220DF (91.9 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W213BF (90.5 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WAIL (99.5 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMFM (107.9 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: SOUTH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WEOW (92.7 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPIK (102.5 FM; SUMMERLAND KEY, FL; Owner: JOHN MCNEIL PRODUCTIONS, LLC)
  • WWUS (104.1 FM; BIG PINE KEY, FL; Owner: CRAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Key West:

  • W27CR (Channel 27; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: GOOD SAMARITAN COMMUNICATIONS OF PIOCHE, INC.)
  • W31AB (Channel 31; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: LPTV, INC.)
  • WVIB (Channel 8; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W39AC (Channel 39; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • W44AC (Channel 44; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WKIZ-LP (Channel 49; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • WCAY-LP (Channel 34; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WDLP-TV (Channel 22; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Key West fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 197ft / 60.5mTotal length
  • $32,000Total costs
  • 108,603Total average daily traffic
  • 8,469Total average daily truck traffic
  • 187,822Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Key West, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Key West, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Key West)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 130 (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 Key West, 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: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 139 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Key West)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Key West)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 78 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 97. The highest number of fires - 160 took place in 2004, and the least - 51 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Key West, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.6%), and Structure Fires (37.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Key West, FL
    • 75545.6%Outside Fires
    • 61637.2%Structure Fires
    • 26516.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 191.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Key West, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Key West, Florida:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Key West by Marriott, 2400 N Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, Florida 33040 , Phone: (305) 296-5700, Fax: (305) 434-9934
  • Hilton Haven Motel, N Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, Florida 33040
  • El Rancho Motel, 830 Truman Ave, Key West, Florida 33040
  • Southernmost Motel, 1300 Simonton St, Key West, Florida 33040
  • Spanish Gardens Motel, 1325 Simonton St, Key West, Florida 33040
  • Santa Maria Motel, 1401 Simonton St, Key West, Florida 33040 , Fax: (305) 294-0010
  • Best Western Key Ambassador Resort Inn, 3755 S Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, Florida 33040 , Phone: (305) 296-3500, Fax: (305) 296-9961
  • The Gates, 3824 N Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, Florida 33040 , Phone: (305) 294-3773, Fax: (305) 294-3773
  • 18 other hotels and motels
All 26 fire-safe hotels and motels in Key West, Florida
Most common first names in Key West, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William22371.3 years
John21168.4 years
Mary16077.3 years
Robert15266.4 years
Charles14370.2 years
James14067.2 years
George12869.2 years
Joseph12769.6 years
Frank8172.2 years
Richard7264.1 years
Most common last names in Key West, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberts11374.7 years
Johnson9074.4 years
Smith7571.1 years
Perez6473.1 years
Knowles6377.8 years
Curry6079.4 years
Russell5974.2 years
Garcia5678.1 years
Williams5569.3 years
Fernandez5378.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Key West, FL
  • 82.2%Electricity
  • 14.4%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Key West, FL
  • 85.9%Electricity
  • 11.9%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Key West compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Key West on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nicaragua (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 (33040) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #24 (33040) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #45 (33040) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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