Live Oak, Florida

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Population in 2017: 6,896 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 
Males: 3,164  (45.9%)
Females: 3,732  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32060, 32064.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,031 (it was $24,380 in 2000)
Live Oak:

$33,031
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,127 (it was $12,374 in 2000)

Live Oak city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,103 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
Live Oak:

$117,103
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $142,626; detached houses: $157,932; mobile homes: $60,695

Median gross rent in 2017: $660.

March 2019 cost of living index in Live Oak: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.1%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.8% for Black residents, 31.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Live Oak, FL (2017)
    • 3,06842.1%White alone
    • 2,49334.2%Black alone
    • 1,53221.0%Hispanic
    • 1301.8%Two or more races
    • 210.3%American Indian alone
    • 210.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 64 registered sex offenders living in Live Oak, Florida as of October 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Live Oak is 112 to 1.


Crime rates in Live Oak 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)
2
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(28.6)
2
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.8)
3
(41.1)
3
(41.5)
2
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(85.9)
14
(198.9)
14
(197.2)
33
(459.4)
50
(685.1)
18
(248.9)
15
(216.0)
12
(171.1)
16
(230.5)
16
(228.5)
13
(185.8)
25
(359.9)
5
(71.6)
8
(115.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
40
(572.9)
40
(568.3)
70
(985.9)
85
(1,183)
50
(685.1)
52
(719.0)
55
(792.2)
49
(698.8)
53
(763.6)
50
(714.0)
42
(600.2)
58
(835.0)
40
(572.7)
30
(434.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
136
(1,948)
122
(1,733)
146
(2,056)
146
(2,032)
149
(2,042)
150
(2,074)
155
(2,232)
166
(2,367)
186
(2,680)
124
(1,771)
81
(1,157)
124
(1,785)
69
(988.0)
58
(840.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
163
(2,335)
173
(2,458)
151
(2,127)
143
(1,991)
141
(1,932)
182
(2,517)
162
(2,333)
144
(2,054)
139
(2,003)
91
(1,299)
79
(1,129)
112
(1,612)
49
(701.6)
52
(753.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(186.2)
18
(255.7)
19
(267.6)
13
(181.0)
9
(123.3)
12
(165.9)
11
(158.4)
7
(99.8)
12
(172.9)
10
(142.8)
8
(114.3)
14
(201.6)
11
(157.5)
6
(86.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.8)
1
(14.3)
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)407.9436.1506.8699.9605.5510.8508.6446.9514.9410.1311.1509.4245.8217.6

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 Live Oak, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Florida average:

2.08
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Live Oak, FL City Guides:

Ancestries: American (10.4%), English (8.4%), Scandinavian (2.9%), Italian (2.2%), Iraqi (2.1%), Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 102 feet

Land area: 6.96 square miles.

Population density: 991 people per square mile   (low).

Live Oak, Florida map

1,102 residents are foreign born (11.1% Latin America).

This city:

15.1%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $989 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $975 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (58.4 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (79.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (742.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

McAlpin-Wellborn, FL (3.2 miles ),
Dowling Park, FL (3.5 miles ),
White Springs, FL (3.7 miles ),
Jasper, FL (4.0 miles ),
Day, FL (4.4 miles ),
Mayo, FL (4.5 miles ),
Lee, FL (4.5 miles ),
Five Points, FL (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 30.29 N, Longitude: 82.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,057 (+55.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,259 (48.2%)

Area code: 386

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

Live Oak tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $44,800
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $52,600
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $53,400
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $57,400
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $54,300
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Live Oak, FL residents
Average permit cost in Live Oak, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Live Oak, FL
Historical housing units in Live Oak, FL
Most common industries in Live Oak, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (10.4%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.7%)
  • Food (12.2%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Food (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Live Oak, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Food processing workers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.5%)
  • Food processing workers (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)

Average climate in Live Oak, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Live Oak, Florida environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.5. This is about average.

City:

64.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.59. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Live Oak-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Live Oak city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1988, a category F3 tornado 20.7 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Live Oak-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 357.1 miles away from Live Oak 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 249.2 miles away from the city 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 261.2 miles away from Live Oak center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from Live Oak 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 231.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 328.9 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 Suwannee County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Live Oak:

  • SHANDS LIVE OAK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 1100 SW 11TH ST)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (10676 MARVIN JONES BLVD)
  • SURREY PLACE CARE CENTER (110 SE LEE AVE)
  • SUWANNEE HEALTH CARE CENTER (1620 E HELVENSTON ST)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES - LIVE OAK (10543 SUWANNEE PLAZA BLVD)

Airports and heliports located in Live Oak:

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College/University in Live Oak:

  • Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center (Full-time enrollment: 126; Location: 415 SW Pinewood Dr; Public; Website: suwannee.shtc.schooldesk.net/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Live Oak:

  • Florida Gateway College (about 27 miles; Lake City, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,179)
  • Valdosta State University (about 43 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 47 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Santa Fe College (about 54 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)
  • University of Florida (about 59 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 79 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Florida State University (about 79 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)

Public high schools in Live Oak:

Private high schools in Live Oak:

  • MELODY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 241, Location: 10046 HIGHWAY 129 S, Grades: PK-12)
  • BOYS RANCH LEARNING CENTER (Students: 46, Location: 1813 CECIL WEBB PLACE, Grades: 6-12, Boys only)
  • TABERNACLE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 8637 GOLDKIST BLVD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Live Oak:

Private elementary/middle school in Live Oak:

  • WESTWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 139, Location: 920 11TH ST SW, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Live Oak

Library in Live Oak:

  • SUWANNEE RIVER REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,040,248; Location: 1848 OHIO/M L KING AVENUE SOUTH; 195,676 books; 10,224 audio materials; 21,285 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 530 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Live Oak: South Oaks Square (A), Live Oak Plaza (B), Reeves Field (C), Suwannee River Regional Library (D), Suwannee County Sheriff's Office - Criminal (E), Live Oak Police Department (F), Suwannee County Help Stop Crime Office (G), Live Oak Fire Department (H), Suwannee County Sheriff's Office (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Suwannee County Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Live Oak include: Westwood Baptist Church (A), Westside Church of Christ (B), Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ Church (C), Sweet Hope Baptist Church (D), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (E), New National Grove Missionary Baptist Church (F), Nazareth Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Mount Moriah Baptist Church (H), Live Oak Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Mary (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Franklin Enterprises (Newburn Road).

Hotel: Best Western Suwannee River (6819 US 129 North).

Birthplace of: Terri Runnels - Professional wrestling manager, Andra Davis - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Dec 23, 1978), Fain Skinner - Karting champion and stock car racing driver, Kelly Jennings - Football defensive back, Herbert Perry - College baseball player, Bruce Johnson (American football) - Football player, Chan Perry - College baseball player, Del Williams - Football player, Edmund Nelson (American football) - Football player, Selena Roberts - Sportswriter.

Suwannee 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 Live Oak and their reported violations in the past:

SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE CAMPGROUND. (Population served: 291, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FLORIDA SHERIFF'S BOYS RANCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (DEC-21-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (DEC-21-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (DEC-21-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (DEC-21-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (DEC-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (DEC-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • 7 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2009), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2009), St BCA signed (DEC-21-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2006), St BCA signed (JUN-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
SOUTH CONG. OF JEHOVAHS WIT. (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ONE STOP STORE #7 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUWANNEE RIVER STATE PARK (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
JIFFY STORE #311 (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JIFFY STORE #321 (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUWANNEE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • JIFFY FOOD STORE # 316 (Population served: 46, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JIFFY # 310 (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JAYVEER FOOD MART 1 - US 90 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HINTON OIL - OLD TOWN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TAYLOR'S GROCERY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LURAVILLE STORE AND DELI (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.1%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Live Oak in 2010:

  • 189 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 137 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Live Oak in 2000:

  • 195 people in nursing homes
  • 140 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Live Oak (2011 data):

  • First Federal Bank of Florida: South Ohio Avenue Branch at 804 Ohio Avenue South, branch established on 2003/06/16; Live Oak Branch at 1102 North Ohio Avenue, branch established on 1997/04/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $978.4 mil, Deposits: $771.4 mil, headquarters in Lake City, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: South Ohio Avenue Branch at 535 Ohio Ave S, branch established on 1917/03/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Live Oak Branch at 201 Ohio Avenue South, branch established on 1902/01/01. 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
  • Lafayette State Bank: Live Oak Branch at 106 Grand Street, branch established on 2004/02/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $90.9 mil, Deposits: $79.0 mil, headquarters in Mayo, FL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Live Oak:

Marital status in Live Oak, FL
  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 34.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 22.2%

For population 25 years and over in Live Oak:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Florida average:

12.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Live Oak, FL (based on Suwannee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,15671
Black Protestant2,26212
Mainline Protestant1,44010
Catholic1,0702
Other9576
None19,666-
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: 6
Suwannee County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Suwannee County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
This county:

8.13 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

10.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Suwannee County:

30.6%
Florida:

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

12.0%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Live Oak:

48.2%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.9%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Live Oak:

29.1
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Live Oak:

20.9%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Live Oak:

12.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Live Oak:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Live Oak:

34.7%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

52.6%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Live Oak, 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
Police Protection - Officers 16$66,045$49,5341$1,369
Firefighters 15$54,251$43,4010$0
Other and Unallocable 7$27,367$46,9155$6,830
Financial Administration 6$23,018$46,0360$0
Police - Other 4$9,549$28,6470$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,458$44,7480$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 50$187,688$45,0456$8,199

Live Oak government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $9,087,000 ($1317.72)
    Water Utilities: $608,000 ($88.17)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($11.60)
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,000 ($10.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $16,000 ($2.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,409,000 ($204.32)
    Sewerage: $1,377,000 ($199.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,066,000 ($154.58)
    Water Utilities: $907,000 ($131.53)
    Gas Utilities: $873,000 ($126.60)
    Central Staff Services: $817,000 ($118.47)
    Regular Highways: $750,000 ($108.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $714,000 ($103.54)
    General - Other: $684,000 ($99.19)
    Financial Administration: $576,000 ($83.53)
    Natural Resources - Other: $222,000 ($32.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000 ($32.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $130,000 ($18.85)
    Public Welfare - Other: $44,000 ($6.38)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($2.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $488,000 ($70.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $201,000 ($29.15)
    Police Protection: $111,000 ($16.10)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($3.19)
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000 ($2.18)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($2.18)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.29)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,221,000 ($322.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($8.56)

Live Oak government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,055,000 ($298.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,389,000 ($201.42)
    Other: $120,000 ($17.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $443,000 ($64.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $87,000 ($12.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($4.50)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($3.48)
    General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($2.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,966,000 ($285.09)
    Gas Utilities: $1,261,000 ($182.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $7,528,000 ($1091.65)
    Water Utilities: $605,000 ($87.73)
    General Local Government Support: $516,000 ($74.83)
    Highways: $118,000 ($17.11)
    Public Welfare: $46,000 ($6.67)
  • Tax - Property: $1,521,000 ($220.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,085,000 ($157.34)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $645,000 ($93.53)
    Public Utility License: $533,000 ($77.29)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $447,000 ($64.82)
    Other License: $120,000 ($17.40)

Live Oak government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,961,000 ($4054.67)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,371,000 ($3824.10)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,812,000 ($407.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,222,000 ($177.20)

Live Oak government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,224,000 ($1337.59)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $272,000 ($39.44)

8.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
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 Columbia County, FL  1.26% ($32,529 average AGI)
from Lafayette County, FL  0.34% ($37,413)
from Alachua County, FL  0.33% ($28,136)


6.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
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 Columbia County, FL  1.47% ($37,887 average AGI)
to Alachua County, FL  0.38% ($33,000)
to Hamilton County, FL  0.34% ($30,067)
Businesses in Live Oak, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Publix Super Markets1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul4
H&R Block1UPS3
Hardee's1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Live Oak:

  • WQHL (1250 AM; 1 kW; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • 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.)
  • WGRO (960 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: POWER COUNTRY, INC)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Live Oak:

  • WQHL-FM (98.1 FM; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLVO (106.1 FM; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: LEON F. PETTERSEN)
  • WQPW (95.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WVHT (105.7 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQLC (102.1 FM; WATERTOWN, FL; Owner: LOUIS D. BOLTON, II)
  • WNFB (94.3 FM; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: NEWMAN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCJX (106.5 FM; FIVE POINTS, FL; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOLR (91.3 FM; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: WOLR 91.3 FM, INC.)
  • WGSG (89.5 FM; MAYO, FL; Owner: TRUE CONCEPTS OF LEVY COUNTY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Live Oak:

  • WLCF-LP (Channel 11; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W39BZ (Channel 39; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: ERIC McBRIDE)
  • W66CQ (Channel 66; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: MARTHA RAYBURN)
  • W23AQ (Channel 23; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
Live Oak fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Live Oak fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.7mTotal length
  • 168,844Total average daily traffic
  • 33,445Total average daily truck traffic
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Live Oak, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Live Oak)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 349 (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 Live Oak, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 127 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Live Oak)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Live Oak)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 91 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 144. The highest number of reported fires - 245 took place in 2017, and the least - 34 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Live Oak, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (55.7%), and Structure Fires (20.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Live Oak, FL
    • 1,36655.7%Outside Fires
    • 50320.5%Structure Fires
    • 49920.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 853.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Live Oak, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Live Oak, Florida:

  • Royal Inn Motel, 966 N Ohio Ave, Live Oak, Florida 32060 , Phone: (386) 362-2790, Fax: (386) 362-4300
  • Scottish Inn, 827 W Howard St US 90, Live Oak, Florida 32060 , Phone: (386) 362-7828
  • Econo Lodge, 6811 Us Hwy 129 N, Live Oak, Florida 32060 , Phone: (386) 362-7459, Fax: (386) 364-6598
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Live Oak, Florida
Most common first names in Live Oak, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23673.5 years
William21074.2 years
Mary18680.4 years
John17373.1 years
Robert12573.5 years
George10574.7 years
Charles9870.6 years
Willie7072.8 years
Annie6877.9 years
Ruth6683.4 years
Most common last names in Live Oak, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11476.0 years
Williams11477.6 years
Johnson9974.9 years
Brown8175.0 years
Jones7072.8 years
Clark5282.1 years
Lee4476.3 years
Wilson4377.6 years
Davis3874.4 years
Miller3774.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Live Oak, FL
  • 72.6%Electricity
  • 12.8%Utility gas
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Live Oak, FL
  • 80.9%Electricity
  • 15.1%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Live Oak compared to Florida state average:

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

Live Oak on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
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