Tavares, Florida

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Population in 2022: 20,372 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +110.0%
Males: 9,339  (45.8%)
Females: 11,033  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

54.4 years
Florida median age:

42.7 years

Zip codes: 32778.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $55,353 (it was $31,337 in 2000)
Tavares:

$55,353
FL:

$69,303

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $36,418 (it was $19,942 in 2000)

Tavares city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $234,642 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Tavares:

$234,642
FL:

$354,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $343,158; detached houses: $390,745; townhouses or other attached units: $264,777; in 2-unit structures: $231,804; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $250,602; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $482,936; mobile homes: $133,722; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $27,315

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,261.

March 2022 cost of living index in Tavares: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 10.4%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 4.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.1% for other race residents, 5.6% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Tavares, FL (2022)
    • 13,74967.9%White alone
    • 2,66313.2%Hispanic
    • 2,11810.5%Black alone
    • 7773.8%Two or more races
    • 5272.6%Asian alone
    • 2331.2%Other race alone
    • 290.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Tavares, Florida as of April 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tavares is 395 to 1.


Crime rates in Tavares by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.0)
3
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.1)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
1
(4.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(14.1)
3
(21.5)
2
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(27.6)
2
(13.2)
5
(31.8)
1
(6.1)
7
(40.4)
8
(44.5)
3
(16.5)
2
(9.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(56.2)
7
(50.2)
2
(14.1)
3
(20.9)
3
(20.9)
2
(13.8)
4
(26.4)
9
(57.2)
8
(49.2)
8
(46.2)
4
(22.3)
2
(11.0)
2
(9.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(232.0)
25
(179.2)
17
(120.2)
50
(349.0)
51
(355.7)
65
(447.7)
90
(593.2)
49
(311.3)
25
(153.6)
32
(184.8)
35
(194.9)
38
(208.6)
7
(34.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
41
(288.2)
42
(301.1)
30
(212.1)
81
(565.4)
102
(711.4)
156
(1,075)
139
(916.1)
119
(756.0)
104
(639.1)
95
(548.6)
79
(439.8)
55
(301.8)
16
(79.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
168
(1,181)
146
(1,047)
90
(636.4)
184
(1,284)
150
(1,046)
214
(1,474)
174
(1,147)
184
(1,169)
163
(1,002)
152
(877.7)
166
(924.2)
129
(708.0)
72
(355.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(175.7)
22
(157.7)
16
(113.1)
17
(118.7)
28
(195.3)
30
(206.6)
42
(276.8)
7
(44.5)
12
(73.7)
3
(17.3)
28
(155.9)
22
(120.7)
5
(24.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index170.0143.689.0190.5198.6307.8269.2220.8153.4169.6161.5128.349.4

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

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City-data.com crime index in Tavares, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 30 (28 officers - 21 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Florida average:

2.33
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Ancestries: English (11.8%), American (9.7%), German (9.3%), Irish (6.4%), European (5.4%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 76 feet

Land area: 7.09 square miles.

Population density: 2,874 people per square mile   (average).

Tavares, Florida map

1,647 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 2.4% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

8.1%
Florida:

21.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,281 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,324 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orlando, FL (28.6 miles , pop. 185,951).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (72.7 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (825.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Silver Lake, FL (2.1 miles ),
Eustis, FL (2.2 miles ),
Mount Dora, FL (2.3 miles ),
Astatula, FL (2.5 miles ),
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL (2.5 miles ),
Yalaha, FL (2.6 miles ),
Lisbon, FL (2.6 miles ),
Tangerine, FL (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 28.80 N, Longitude: 81.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,960 (+19.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,940 (28.7%)

Area code: 352

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 303 buildings, average cost: $244,600
  • 2021: 231 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2020: 109 buildings, average cost: $240,100
  • 2019: 40 buildings, average cost: $231,000
  • 2018: 54 buildings, average cost: $262,300
  • 2017: 251 buildings, average cost: $224,800
  • 2016: 141 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2015: 191 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2014: 191 buildings, average cost: $221,100
  • 2013: 180 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2012: 60 buildings, average cost: $245,700
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2010: 55 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $278,700
  • 2008: 50 buildings, average cost: $247,800
  • 2007: 105 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2006: 264 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2005: 595 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2004: 249 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2003: 195 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2002: 183 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2001: 171 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2000: 138 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 1999: 103 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 1997: 85 buildings, average cost: $72,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Tavares, FL residents
Average permit cost in Tavares, FL
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
Florida:

2.9%
Historical population in Tavares, FL
Historical housing units in Tavares, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,728 (+21.7%).
Most common industries in Tavares, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Public administration (10.8%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Tavares, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Tavares, Florida

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Tavares, Florida environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Tavares-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/2/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Tavares city center killed 13 people and injured 51 people and caused $98 million in damages.

On 2/2/2007, a category F3 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 25 people and caused $114 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tavares-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 348.3 miles away from Tavares center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 298.7 miles away from Tavares center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 353.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 159.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/23/2016 at 17:20:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 160.5 miles away from Tavares center
On 9/21/2016 at 16:30:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 160.6 miles away from Tavares center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tavares topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tavares:

  • CORNERSTONE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (12300 LANE PARK ROAD)
  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL WATERMAN (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1000 WATERMAN WAY)
  • ADVANCED NURSING CONCEPTS INC (1599 TROPICAL COURT)
  • CARINGPLUS HOMECARE, LLC (1729 DAVID WALKER ROAD)
  • HOME CARE SERVICES (3260 WATERMAN WAY)

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Amtrak station near Tavares:

  • 20 miles: WILDWOOD (601 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tavares:

  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 5 miles; Leesburg, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • Valencia College (about 26 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 30,467)
  • Seminole State College of Florida (about 27 miles; Sanford, FL; FT enrollment: 14,124)
  • Rollins College (about 28 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 3,085)
  • Full Sail University (about 30 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 31,435)
  • Stetson University (about 31 miles; DeLand, FL; FT enrollment: 2,956)
  • Everest University-South Orlando (about 32 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 33,859)

Public high schools in Tavares:

  • TAVARES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 317, Location: 603 N NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • NONSCHOOL EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION (Students: 22, Location: 201 W BURLEIGH BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • LAKE COUNTY ACER PROGRAM (Location: 551 W MAIN ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • LAKE VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (Location: 201 W BURLEIGH BLVD, Grades: KG-12)
  • LAKE VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 201 W BURLEIGH BLVD, Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Tavares:

  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 186, Location: 2451 DORA AVE, Grades: PK-11)
  • ADVENTURE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 129, Location: 3800 STATE ROAD 19, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tavares:

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Library in Tavares:

  • LAKE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $9,590,071; Location: 2401 WOODLEA RD.; 498,728 books; 31,559 audio materials; 59,861 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 1,348 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lake Sumter Community College, located in Leesburg, FL.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tavares: Turtle Creek Golf Club (A), Taveres Center (B), Doctor Argin A Boggus Stadium (C), Tavares Public Library (D), Lake County Historical Museum (E), Lake County Judicial Center (F), Lake County Administration Building (G), Lake County Court House (H), Tavares School Media Center (I), Lake Tech Institute of Public Safety (J), Tavares Fire Department Station 2 (K), Lake County Library Services (L), Lake County School Board (M), Tavares Fire Department Station 1 (N), Tavares City Hall (O), Tavares Police Department (P), Lake County Sheriff's Office (Q), Lake County Court - Criminal (R), Lake - Sumter Emergency Medical Services Station 161 (S), Tavares Chamber of Commerce (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Village Market Place of Tavares Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Tavares include: Oviedo Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Union Congregational Church (B), Trinity Chapel Mennonite Church (C), Tavares Church of God (D), Praise Tabernacle Church (E), Mid - Lakes Christian Church (F), Tavares Community of Christ (G), New Life Church of God (H), Asbury Evangelical Covenant Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Lake Juniata (A), Lake Elsie (B), Lake Tavares (C), Lake Etowah (D), Lake Frances (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tavares include: Summerall Park (1), Wooten Park (2), Fred Stover Park Sports Complex (3), Ridge Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Lake County - Clerk of the Circuit Court-James C Watkins- Jury Services- Probate-Wills-Guardian (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 550 West Main Street).

Hotels: BUSE Albert K (11801 US Highway 441), Best Western Lake County Inn (1380 East Burleigh Boulevard), Budget Inn (101 West Burleigh Boulevard).

Courts: Court Administration Of The Fifth Judicial Circuit (888 South Duncan Drive), Lake County - Courts Management- Clerk Of The Circuit Court-James C Watkins- Court Administra (202 North Sinclair Avenue), Lake County - Court Administration (550 West Main Street), Florida State - Judicial- Magistrates- State Attorney (550 West Main Street), Florida State - Judicial- Magistrates- Public Defender (550 West Main Street), Florida State - Judicial- Circuit Court Fifth Judicial- Judges- Pope Wil (550 West Main Street), Lake County - Community Services- Teen Court Program (315 West Main Street), Lake County - Court Administration- Deputy Courts Administrator (550 West Main Street), Lake County - Court Administration- Indigence Examiner (550 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Fireball Roberts - Race care driver, Jermaine Taylor (basketball) - Basketball player, Jermaine Taylor - College basketball player (Central Florida Knights), Mallory Horne - Politician.

Lake 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 Tavares and their reported violations in the past:

FLORIDIAN GARDENS RESORT AND SPA VILLAGE (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • COVE WATER SYSTEM, INC. (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROD 'N REEL ASSOCIATION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE HARRIS LODGE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.9%
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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Tavares in 2010:

  • 895 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in college/university student housing
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Tavares in 2000:

  • 585 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 135 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Tavares (2011 data):

  • Reunion Bank of Florida: Messenger Service at 1892 East Burleigh Boulevard, branch established on 2008/10/06; Reunion Bank Of Florida at 1892 East Burleigh Boulevard, branch established on 2008/10/06. Info updated 2008/10/07: Bank assets: $167.4 mil, Deposits: $151.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: North Tavares Branch at 350 East Burleigh Boulevard, branch established on 1974/11/11. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Tavares Branch at 125 East Burleigh Boulevard, branch established on 2004/03/08. 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: Tavares Branch at 600 West Burleigh Boulevard, branch established on 1978/04/07. 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
  • United Southern Bank: Tavares Branch at 1303 North New Hampshire Avenue, branch established on 1978/04/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $383.5 mil, Deposits: $334.9 mil, headquarters in Umatilla, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Unisouth, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Tavares Branch at 224 North Sinclair Avenue, branch established on 1935/11/18. 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 Tavares:

Marital status in Tavares, FL
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Tavares:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Florida average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Tavares:

(Tavares, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Tavares, FL (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant53,875228
Catholic26,8727
Mainline Protestant20,98438
Other7,02822
Black Protestant4,36226
Orthodox1,1302
None182,801-
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: 51
Lake County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Lake County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 35
Lake County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 107
Lake County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 180
Lake County:

5.99 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

11.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

24.3%
State:

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

12.1%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.9%
Florida:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tavares:

49.7%
Florida:

49.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Florida:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.6%
Florida:

19.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
Florida:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tavares:

7.0
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Florida:

34.7%

General health condition:
Tavares:

55.8%
Florida:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.1%
Florida:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tavares, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$138,375$59,3040$0
Firefighters 26$126,597$58,4290$0
Sewerage 18$78,268$52,1790$0
Other and Unallocable 16$69,057$51,7930$0
Financial Administration 15$68,349$54,6790$0
Parks and Recreation 14$55,938$47,9472$5,620
Water Supply 12$48,394$48,3940$0
Natural Resources 9$33,793$45,0570$0
Solid Waste Management 8$29,431$44,1470$0
Local Libraries 8$29,687$44,5310$0
Other Government Administration 6$32,200$64,4005$6,610
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$19,595$58,7850$0
Water Transport and Terminals 3$10,961$43,8440$0
Police - Other 3$11,735$46,9401$2,240
Streets and Highways 2$8,406$50,4360$0
Fire - Other 1$4,158$49,8960$0
Totals for Government 173$764,943$53,0608$14,470

Tavares government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $218,000 ($10.70)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $7,666,000 ($376.30)
    Sewerage: $3,826,000 ($187.81)
    Police Protection: $3,148,000 ($154.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,674,000 ($131.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,214,000 ($108.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,854,000 ($91.01)
    Financial Administration: $1,671,000 ($82.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,393,000 ($68.38)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,170,000 ($57.43)
    General - Other: $885,000 ($43.44)
    Central Staff Services: $698,000 ($34.26)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $672,000 ($32.99)
    Libraries: $431,000 ($21.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $115,000 ($5.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $489,000 ($24.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $675,000 ($33.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $504,000 ($24.74)
    Natural Resources - Other: $198,000 ($9.72)
    Central Staff Services: $173,000 ($8.49)
    General - Other: $142,000 ($6.97)
    Libraries: $93,000 ($4.57)
    Police Protection: $93,000 ($4.57)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($0.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $364,000 ($17.87)

Tavares government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,908,000 ($191.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,863,000 ($140.54)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,211,000 ($59.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $301,000 ($14.78)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $294,000 ($14.43)
    Other: $11,000 ($0.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($0.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $297,000 ($14.58)
    General Local Government Support: $133,000 ($6.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,553,000 ($125.32)
    General Revenue - Other: $229,000 ($11.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000 ($1.82)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($1.42)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($0.93)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,133,000 ($251.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,301,000 ($63.86)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($5.94)
    Highways: $103,000 ($5.06)
    Other: $47,000 ($2.31)
  • Tax - Property: $4,649,000 ($228.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,987,000 ($97.54)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,368,000 ($67.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,118,000 ($54.88)
    Other License: $835,000 ($40.99)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $342,000 ($16.79)

Tavares government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,813,000 ($2837.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,598,000 ($2287.36)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,775,000 ($627.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,337,000 ($114.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,168,000 ($1579.03)

11.87% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($65,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.87%
Florida average:

8.80%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($140 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Orange County, FL  2.75% ($59,408 average AGI)
from Seminole County, FL  0.56% ($66,042)
from Polk County, FL  0.51% ($49,589)


8.56% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($53,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
Florida average:

7.45%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($93 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.02%
Florida average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Orange County, FL  1.46% ($54,677 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  0.61% ($43,731)
to Polk County, FL  0.58% ($38,456)
Businesses in Tavares, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Hardee's1
Ace Hardware1Holiday Inn1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets3
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Circle K1UPS5
Domino's Pizza1Walgreens2
FedEx5YMCA1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tavares:

  • WLBE (790 AM; 5 kW; LEESBURG-EUSTIS, FL; Owner: WLBE 790, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQBQ (1410 AM; 10 kW; LEESBURG, FL)
  • WKIQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; EUSTIS, FL; Owner: MCKENZIE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WTLN (950 AM; 12 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TM2, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDBO (580 AM; 5 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLAA (1680 AM; 10 kW; WINTER GARDEN, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WORL (660 AM; 5 kW; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ORLANDO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tavares:

  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCFB (94.5 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWKQ (88.7 FM; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCAST SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W212BF (90.3 FM; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: CTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYO (95.3 FM; APOPKA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMO (98.9 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLOQ (103.1 FM; WINTER PARK, FL; Owner: GROSS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMFQ (92.9 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Tavares:

  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEU (Channel 15; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: DAYTONA BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W47AL (Channel 47; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CONCILIO MISSION CRISTIANA FUENTE)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W21AU (Channel 21; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • WPXG-LP (Channel 31; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOKB-LP (Channel 7; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVCI-LP (Channel 16; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRCF-LP (Channel 29; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CHARLES S. NAMEY)
Tavares fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Tavares fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 52.0mTotal length
  • 144,364Total average daily traffic
  • 13,599Total average daily truck traffic
  • 247,152Total future (year 2042) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tavares)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Tavares, FL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • FL2052, 15920 Old Us Hwy 441 (Lat: 28.802417 Lon: -81.692278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQDX480, Licensee ID: L00005009,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6596.25 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2005, Expiration Date: 11/22/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2007, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Nextel License Holdings 1, Inc., 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4035

  • TAVARES, North Ingraham Avenue (Lat: 28.805417 Lon: -81.735139), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44.1 m, Call Sign: WQJD523,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6375.14 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 06/05/2018, Expiration Date: 07/31/2028, Certifier: Greg Holcomb, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

  • OR23XC023, 30328 S. State Road 19 (Lat: 28.789833 Lon: -81.745972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WRFM922,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 03/31/2020, Expiration Date: 03/31/2030, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2021, Certifier: Garrie C Losee, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

  • OR90XC767, 27616 Hwy 561 (Lat: 28.748500 Lon: -81.729306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WRFM953,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 03/31/2020, Expiration Date: 03/31/2030, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2021, Certifier: Garrie C Losee, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

  • OROCF00008A, 0.2 Miles Ne Of Lane Park Cutoff & Idamere Shores Ct.(#024545) (Lat: 28.774167 Lon: -81.743778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 62.5 m, Call Sign: WRWK968,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2023, Expiration Date: 03/03/2033, Certifier: Alison A Minea, Registrant: Dish Wireless L.L.C., 9601 S Meridan Blvd, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (202) 463-3709, Email:


FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 150 East Ruby Street (Lat: 28.800917 Lon: -81.727528), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQMM271,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.975 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2020, Expiration Date: 09/21/2030, Certifier: John H Drury Mr., Registrant: City Of Tavares, 210 East Main Street, Tavares, FL 32778, Phone: (352) 742-6209, Fax: (352) 742-6351, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

192 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tavares)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Tavares)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

50 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$117,76215$101,17928$158,0352$51,4406$90,3137$56,643
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$115,5702$165,0704$127,9300$01$57,7601$23,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$83,7257$98,67022$158,0961$77,9105$105,6724$73,048
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$246,5003$58,64711$196,5470$01$58,9202$60,015
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$150,7180$01$145,9600$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.01 , 0308.02, 0310.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$167,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.01 , 0308.02, 0310.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tavares, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tavares, FL - Value

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 fires per year is 70. The highest number of fire incidents - 108 took place in 2018, and the least - 52 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tavares, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.7%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tavares, FL
    • 54745.7%Outside Fires
    • 39232.7%Structure Fires
    • 18715.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 726.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tavares, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tavares, Florida:

  • Scottish Inn, 102 E Burleigh Blvd, Tavares, Florida 32778
  • Inn On The Green, 700 E Burleigh Blvd, Tavares, Florida 32778 , Phone: (352) 343-6373, Fax: (352) 343-7216
  • Comfort Inn & Suites - Tavares / Mt Dora, 15000 Us Hwy 441, Tavares, Florida 32778 , Phone: (352) 742-8022, Fax: (352) 742-8722
  • Comfort Inn & Suites of Tavares, 1380 E Burleigh Blvd, Tavares, Florida 32778 , Phone: (352) 253-2378, Fax: (352) 253-0788
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tavares, Florida
Most common first names in Tavares, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William18877.6 years
John18176.1 years
James13874.8 years
Robert13374.4 years
Charles11676.6 years
Mary10277.7 years
George9877.4 years
Richard7173.9 years
Helen7080.3 years
Joseph6875.6 years
Most common last names in Tavares, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8777.9 years
Miller3777.4 years
Johnson3574.7 years
Davis3576.9 years
Jones3575.3 years
Brown3574.9 years
Williams3278.7 years
Wilson2775.0 years
Taylor2380.7 years
Young1975.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tavares, FL
  • 79.4%Electricity
  • 16.1%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tavares, FL
  • 88.2%Electricity
  • 7.0%Utility gas
  • 2.9%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Tavares compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Tavares on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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