Port St. Joe, Florida

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Population in 2017: 3,574 (84% urban, 16% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 1,807  (50.6%)
Females: 1,767  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32456.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,794 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Port St. Joe:

$45,794
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,430 (it was $16,205 in 2000)

Port St. Joe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $170,833 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Port St. Joe:

$170,833
FL:

$214,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $919.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port St. Joe: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Black residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Port St. Joe, FL (2010)
    • 2,40869.9%White alone
    • 87925.5%Black alone
    • 902.6%Hispanic
    • 441.3%Two or more races
    • 100.3%American Indian alone
    • 120.3%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

Races in Port St. Joe detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Port St. Joe, Florida as of December 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port St. Joe is 322 to 1.


Crime rates in Port St. Joe by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.6)
1
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.7)
1
(29.5)
2
(58.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(80.6)
1
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(115.0)
1
(28.6)
2
(57.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.7)
2
(58.1)
2
(57.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(430.1)
21
(573.3)
14
(386.0)
19
(539.5)
9
(254.5)
11
(316.2)
11
(315.0)
15
(430.2)
22
(648.2)
21
(611.7)
16
(469.5)
21
(610.3)
14
(402.4)
8
(222.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(860.2)
25
(682.5)
42
(1,158)
17
(482.7)
3
(84.8)
9
(258.7)
12
(343.6)
15
(430.2)
34
(1,002)
20
(582.6)
19
(557.5)
22
(639.3)
22
(632.4)
8
(222.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(1,129)
49
(1,338)
31
(854.7)
16
(454.3)
14
(395.8)
13
(373.7)
16
(458.2)
25
(716.9)
17
(500.9)
27
(786.5)
37
(1,086)
24
(697.5)
32
(919.8)
13
(361.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(26.9)
2
(54.6)
1
(27.6)
2
(56.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.7)
1
(29.5)
1
(29.1)
1
(29.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(115.0)
1
(27.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)239.2228.5216.7195.672.7133.1114.0187.3245.7243.5196.3212.1211.076.8

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City-data.com crime index in Port St. Joe, FL

Crime rate in Port St. Joe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Florida average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (19.0%), English (12.1%), Irish (4.7%), Scottish (2.6%), German (1.5%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 3.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,076 people per square mile   (low).

Port St. Joe, Florida map

78 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

2.2%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,363 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $609 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (75.8 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (185.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (605.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Mexico Beach, FL (3.4 miles ),
Apalachicola, FL (4.4 miles ),
Wewahitchka, FL (4.7 miles ),
Sumatra, FL (4.9 miles),
Tyndall AFB, FL (5.0 miles ),
Eastpoint, FL (5.1 miles ),
Callaway, FL (5.3 miles ),
Parker, FL (5.4 miles )

Latitude: 29.81 N, Longitude: 85.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Distribution of median household income in Port St. Joe, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Port St. Joe, FL in 2017
Port St. Joe satellite photo by USGS

Port St. Joe tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $269,200
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $242,200
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $283,300
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $286,500
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $261,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Port St. Joe, FL residents
Average permit cost in Port St. Joe, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Port St. Joe, FL
Historical housing units in Port St. Joe, FL
Most common industries in Port St. Joe, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.2%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Chemicals (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.0%)
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Chemicals (11.2%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Public administration (14.6%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Port St. Joe, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Construction laborers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)

Average climate in Port St. Joe, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Port St. Joe-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Port St. Joe city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/9/1958, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Port St. Joe-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% 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 259.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.7 miles away from Port St. Joe 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 327.6 miles away from Port St. Joe center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 274.2 miles away from Port St. Joe 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 324.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 326.0 miles away from Port St. Joe 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 Gulf County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Tropical Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port St. Joe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Port St. Joe:

  • GULF PINES HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; PORT SAINT JOE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port St. Joe:

  • Gulf Coast State College (about 37 miles; Panama City, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,474)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 73 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 75 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Florida State University (about 75 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 87 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 89 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 105 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)

Public high schools in Port St. Joe:

  • PORT ST. JOE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 303, Location: 100 SHARK DR, Grades: 7-12)
  • GULF VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 150 MIDDLE SCHOOL RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Port St. Joe:

Private elementary/middle school in Port St. Joe:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 48, Location: 801 20TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Port St. Joe

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • GULF PINES HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; PORT SAINT JOE, FL) This hospital is no longer open.
  • Private school in Port St. Joe: FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 145; Grades: pre-school - 12 grade)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port St. Joe: South Gulf County Emergency Medical Services (A), Saint Joe Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port St. Joe include: First Baptist Church (A), Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church (B), Long Avenue Baptist Church (C), Zion Fair Baptist Church (D), First Pentecostal Holiness Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Port St. Joe: Constitution Convention Museum State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Clifford Chester Sims - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Greg Lewis (running back) - NFL football player.

Gulf County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.8%
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: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Port St. Joe in 2010:

  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 41 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Port St. Joe in 2000:

  • 104 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Port St. Joe (2011 data):

  • Centennial Bank: Port St. Joe Beach Branch at 8134 West Highway 98, branch established on 1994/09/15. 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.
  • Capital City Bank: Port St. Joe Branch at 504 Monument Avenue, branch established on 1940/02/01. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Port St. Joe:

Marital status in Port St. Joe, FL
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

For population 25 years and over in Port St. Joe:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Port St. Joe
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Religion statistics for Port St. Joe, FL (based on Gulf County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,45926
Mainline Protestant1,1617
Black Protestant6274
Catholic3303
Other2532
None9,033-
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: 3
Gulf County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Gulf County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Gulf County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

10.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Gulf County:

25.5%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Port St. Joe:

52.4%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Port St. Joe:

50.6%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Port St. Joe:

28.9
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Port St. Joe:

17.1%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Port St. Joe:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Port St. Joe:

36.6%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Port St. Joe:

57.4%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port St. Joe, FL Residents

Port St. Joe government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,021,000 ($1125.07)
    Water Utilities: $1,180,000 ($330.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $705,000 ($197.26)
    Regular Highways: $161,000 ($45.05)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,253,000 ($350.59)
    Sewerage: $1,170,000 ($327.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $757,000 ($211.81)
    Regular Highways: $723,000 ($202.29)
    Police Protection: $677,000 ($189.42)
    Financial Administration: $550,000 ($153.89)
    General - Other: $386,000 ($108.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $369,000 ($103.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $165,000 ($46.17)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($17.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $386,000 ($108.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $72,000 ($20.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,292,000 ($361.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $156,000 ($43.65)

Port St. Joe government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,245,000 ($628.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $722,000 ($202.01)
    Other: $19,000 ($5.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($2.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,644,000 ($1299.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $254,000 ($71.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $436,000 ($121.99)
    Sale of Property: $306,000 ($85.62)
    Rents: $31,000 ($8.67)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($4.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($3.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,088,000 ($584.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $336,000 ($94.01)
    Highways: $73,000 ($20.43)
  • Tax - Property: $1,338,000 ($374.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $484,000 ($135.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $225,000 ($62.95)
    Other License: $36,000 ($10.07)

Port St. Joe government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,833,000 ($4709.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,540,000 ($4627.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,472,000 ($4608.84)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,179,000 ($4526.86)

Port St. Joe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,327,000 ($930.89)

9.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
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 Bay County, FL  2.28% ($34,093 average AGI)


7.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
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 Bay County, FL  3.00% ($38,417 average AGI)
to Leon County, FL  0.45% ($89,714)

Businesses in Port St. Joe, FL

  • MainStay: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port St. Joe:

  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port St. Joe:

  • W216BT (91.1 FM; PORT ST. JOE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFBX (94.5 FM; PARKER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBZ (93.5 FM; PORT ST. JOE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGBW-LP (88.5 FM; PORT SAINT JOE, FL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, INC)
  • WPBH (99.3 FM; MEXICO BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOYS (100.5 FM; APALACHICOLA, FL; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFCT (105.5 FM; APALACHICOLA, FL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOCY (106.5 FM; CARRABELLE, FL; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)

TV broadcast stations around Port St. Joe:

  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W17CG (Channel 17; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Port St. Joe: Clifford Chester Sims.

Port St. Joe fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Port St. Joe fatal accident list:

Mar 8, 2017 07:36 AM, Fifth St, Lat: 29.811756, Lon: -85.303361, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 417ft / 127mTotal length
  • 74,521Total average daily traffic
  • 6,227Total average daily truck traffic
  • 127,010Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Port St. Joe, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Port St. Joe, FL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Port St. Joe)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Port St Joe Mw Bldg (Lat: 29.812222 Lon: -85.286389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 82.6 m, Call Sign: KNCY669,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2012, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201-1008, Phone: (859) 815-6413, Email:
  • ELLINGSON, 3222 Doc Whitfield Road (Lat: 29.908444 Lon: -85.136389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WPXS659,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.012 MHz, 851.512 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 06/03/2023, Certifier: Kourosh Bastani, Registrant: Dms - Divtel - Slers, 4030 Esplanade Way, Suite 135, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950, Phone: (850) 487-0544, Fax: (850) 488-9837, Email:
  • Landfill Road (Lat: 29.819444 Lon: -85.259444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 282.6 m, Overall height: 313.7 m, Call Sign: WQDM465,
    Assigned Frequencies: 867.012 MHz, 867.012 MHz, 867.512 MHz, 867.512 MHz, 868.012 MHz, 868.012 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2005, Expiration Date: 12/31/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/04/2006, Certifier: Jean-Pierre F Saliba P.E, Registrant: State Of Florida, Dms-Deits, 4050 Esplanade Way, Bldg. 4030, Suite 180h, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950, Phone: (850) 922-7418, Fax: (850) 414-8324, Email:
  • FRANKLIN, Landfill Road (Lat: 29.819444 Lon: -85.259444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 282.6 m, Overall height: 313.7 m, Call Sign: WQDZ591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.012 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 853.012 MHz, 853.012 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2015, Expiration Date: 12/07/2025, Certifier: Jean-Pierre F Saliba, Registrant: State Of Dms-Divtel Florida, 4030 Esplanade Way, Suite 135, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950, Phone: (850) 922-7419, Fax: (850) 414-8324, Email:
  • Lat: 29.737583 Lon: -85.299944, Call Sign: WQFV377,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.670 MHz, 151.730 MHz, 151.790 MHz, 151.850 MHz, 151.910 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2006, Expiration Date: 10/12/2016, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2016, Certifier: Calvin Pettie, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 29.838389 Lon: -85.285861, Call Sign: WQOD659,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.012 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2011, Expiration Date: 08/22/2021, Certifier: Glenn Davis, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N4XCI, Previous Call Sign: KD4RZP, Licensee ID: L00611553, Grant Date: 11/16/2017, Expiration Date: 12/29/2027, Certifier: Christopher R Buchanan, Registrant: Christopher R Buchanan, 224 Crane Drive, Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port St. Joe, FL
  • 57.8%Electricity
  • 42.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port St. Joe, FL
  • 65.0%Electricity
  • 27.5%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Port St. Joe compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Port St. Joe on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
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