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34974 Zip Code (Taylor Creek, FL) Detailed Profile




Cities: Taylor Creek, FL (0.97%), Okeechobee, FL (0.54%), Buckhead Ridge, FL (0.36%), Cypress Quarters, FL (0.32%)
Counties: Glades County, FL (57.68%), Okeechobee County, FL (22.45%), Martin County, FL (10.84%), Highlands County, FL (9.03%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 24,213
Zip code population in 2010: 23,661
Zip code population in 2000: 21,784

Houses and condos: 14,108
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,139
% of renters here:

21%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 34974: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 401.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 21.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 60 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 34974
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.0% ($1,174)
Florida:

0.8% ($2,035)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,428 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,018 (1.1%)

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Males: 12,117  (50.0%)
Females: 12,095  (50.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 34974:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 34974:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

Zip code 34974 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 34974 (2019)
    • 18,72179.1%White
    • 3,26113.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6652.8%American Indian
    • 4431.9%Black
    • 2841.2%Asian
    • 2591.1%Two or more races
    • 160.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 120.05%Some other race
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Urban population: 14,262
Rural population: 9,950

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $117,099
34974:

$117,099
Florida:

$245,100



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 77 registered sex offenders living in 34974 zip code as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 34974 is 302 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

51.1 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Florida:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 34974, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,567 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,567
State:

$60,316

Salary/wage: $35,239 (reported on 73.1% of returns)
Here:

$35,239
State:

$45,277
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.5% for AGIs below $25k, 62.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 46.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 34.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,034 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,034
Florida:

$3,587
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,845 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,845
State:

$12,831
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,956 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

+$6,956
State:

+$33,493
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,619 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,619
State:

+$10,012
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,405 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
34974:

$14,405
Florida:

$21,544
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,435 (23% of AGI, reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$19,435
State:

$25,533

Here:

22.9% of AGI
State:

18.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,207 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,207
State:

$5,698
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $3,546 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
34974:

$3,546
State:

$6,203
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,424 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,424
State:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.3%
Here:

55%
State:

54%
(% for various income ranges: 49.0% for AGIs below $25k, 57.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 92.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 34974, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,695 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,695
State:

$50,523

Salary/wage: $31,191 (reported on 74.3% of returns)
Here:

$31,191
State:

$39,563
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 115.5% for AGIs below $10k, 66.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 39.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,277 (reported on 36.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,277
Florida:

$3,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,489 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,489
State:

$6,129
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$19,525 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

+$19,525
State:

+$27,205
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 22.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,204 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

+$8,204
State:

+$10,634
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,875 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
34974:

$2,875
Florida:

$3,082
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $23,100 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$23,100
Florida:

$15,857

Total itemized deductions: $17,207 (24% of AGI, reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$17,207
State:

$20,370

Here:

24.4% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $10k, 8.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,519 (5% of AGI, reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,519
State:

$4,064

Here:

4.7% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,653 (reported on 71.9% of returns)
34974:

$5,653
State:

$9,431
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,791 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,791
State:

$1,808

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.9%
Here:

64%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 55.4% for AGIs below $10k, 63.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$44,440
Florida:

$59,227
Taylor Creek, FL (34974) map Nearest zip codes: 33857, 33471, 34972, 33944, 33438, 33852.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.6%
Florida:

41.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

43.2%
Florida:

46.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,244
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,686


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 228 (170 now married, 58 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,876 (1,568 now married, 2,309 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 34974 with a mortgage: 2,789 (42 second mortgage, 175 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,108

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,148
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $312

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

17.4%
Whole state:

12.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

10.2%
Whole state:

7.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 34974: South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 129 (A), Okeechobee Battlefield (B), South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 127 (C), South Florida Water Management District Pumping Station 135 (D), Okeechobee Plaza (E), Heartland Library Cooperative Okeechobee County Library (F), Martin Grade Volunteer Fire Department Station 28 (G), Okeechobee County Fire Rescue Station 2 Treasure Island (H), Buckhead Ridge Community Volunteer Fire Company (I), Seminole Tribe of Florida Brighton Indian Reservation Fire Department (J), Indiantown Fire Department (K), Seminole Department of Law Enforcement (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: U-Save Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 34974 include: Victory Baptist Church (A), United Pentecostal Church (B), Treasure Island Baptist Church (C), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (D), Okeechobee Church of Christ (E), Okeechobee Christian Church (F), Oakview Baptist Church (G), Church of the Nazarene (H), Buckhead Ridge Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and swamps: Grogan Lake (A), Canal Lake (B), Doughtry Cutoff (C), Chancy Bay (D), Long Cypress Slash (E), Big Sawgrass Swamp (F), Eagle Bay (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nubbin Slough (A), Lettuce Creek (B), Henry Creek (C), Snake River (D), Popash Slough (E), Mosquito Creek (F), Lemkin Creek (G), Maple River (H), Kissimmee River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 4262014 or later
  • 1392010 to 2013
  • 2,0552000 to 2009
  • 3,4821990 to 1999
  • 3,7331980 to 1989
  • 2,7211970 to 1979
  • 1,0681960 to 1969
  • 3181950 to 1959
  • 441940 to 1949
  • 581939 or earlier

Zip code 34974 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Taylor Creek, FL (34974)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Taylor Creek, FL (34974)
  • 24no bedroom
  • 8321 bedroom
  • 2,2672 bedrooms
  • 3,7283 bedrooms
  • 7674 bedrooms
  • 1575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taylor Creek, FL (34974)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Taylor Creek, FL (34974)
  • 98no bedroom
  • 2981 bedroom
  • 8712 bedrooms
  • 8053 bedrooms
  • 534 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor Creek, FL (34974) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor Creek, FL (34974) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 237no vehicle
  • 3,1581 vehicle
  • 2,9952 vehicles
  • 1,0253 vehicles
  • 2974 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor Creek, FL (34974) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Taylor Creek, FL (34974) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 189no vehicle
  • 1,1191 vehicle
  • 6272 vehicles
  • 1613 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

  • Zip code 34974 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 34974 household income distribution in 2019
  • 696Less than $10,000
  • 723$10,000 to $14,999
  • 521$15,000 to $19,999
  • 671$20,000 to $24,999
  • 576$25,000 to $29,999
  • 630$30,000 to $34,999
  • 530$35,000 to $39,999
  • 495$40,000 to $44,999
  • 560$45,000 to $49,999
  • 741$50,000 to $59,999
  • 937$60,000 to $74,999
  • 870$75,000 to $99,999
  • 910$100,000 to $124,999
  • 272$125,000 to $149,999
  • 339$150,000 to $199,999
  • 292$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 34974

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 34974
  • 264Less than $10,000
  • 246$10,000 to $14,999
  • 90$15,000 to $19,999
  • 197$20,000 to $24,999
  • 144$25,000 to $29,999
  • 169$30,000 to $34,999
  • 75$35,000 to $39,999
  • 234$40,000 to $49,999
  • 306$50,000 to $59,999
  • 363$60,000 to $69,999
  • 472$70,000 to $79,999
  • 458$80,000 to $89,999
  • 201$90,000 to $99,999
  • 795$100,000 to $124,999
  • 550$125,000 to $149,999
  • 549$150,000 to $174,999
  • 259$175,000 to $199,999
  • 685$200,000 to $249,999
  • 432$250,000 to $299,999
  • 365$300,000 to $399,999
  • 137$400,000 to $499,999
  • 162$500,000 to $749,999
  • 17$750,000 to $999,999
  • 11$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 7$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 34974

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 34974
  • 71$200 to $249
  • 45$250 to $299
  • 42$300 to $349
  • 112$350 to $399
  • 42$400 to $449
  • 57$450 to $499
  • 98$500 to $549
  • 157$550 to $599
  • 220$600 to $649
  • 55$650 to $699
  • 174$700 to $749
  • 73$750 to $799
  • 256$800 to $899
  • 93$900 to $999
  • 210$1,000 to $1,249
  • 29$1,250 to $1,499
  • 18$1,500 to $1,999
  • 22$2,500 to $2,999
  • 250No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $812.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $107,993.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $157,688
  • Black or African American householders: $238,507
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $120,511
  • Asian householders: $218,572
  • Some other race householders: $98,061
  • Two or more races householders: $156,790
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $112,967

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $117,099
34974:

$117,099
Florida:

$245,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,945 - $188,630

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $178,928
Here:

$178,928
State:

$343,090

Townhouses or other attached units: $255,195
Here:

$255,195
State:

$248,955

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $79,709
Here:

$79,709
State:

$227,379

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $183,888
Here:

$183,888
State:

$313,255

Mobile homes: $68,058
Here:

$68,058
State:

$83,101

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $58,257
Here:

$58,257
State:

$66,167
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 34974
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,117
  • One, attached: 158
  • Two: 127
  • 3 or 4: 214
  • 5 to 9: 269
  • 10 to 19: 107
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 5,686
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 291

Unemployment: 6.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 34974

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 34974
  • 82.5%7,312Drove a car alone
  • 9.7%863Carpooled
  • 0.3%29Taxi
  • 0.4%36Motorcycle
  • 0.4%35Bicycle
  • 1.4%126Walked
  • 1.3%114Other means
  • 3.7%327Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 34974

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 34974
  • 238Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,4305 to 9 minutes
  • 1,73710 to 14 minutes
  • 1,88615 to 19 minutes
  • 93420 to 24 minutes
  • 12825 to 29 minutes
  • 72330 to 34 minutes
  • 8035 to 39 minutes
  • 9740 to 44 minutes
  • 32345 to 59 minutes
  • 60560 to 89 minutes
  • 32990 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 34974:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 74.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,213
  • Male householders: 4,783 (1,455 living alone), Female householders: 5,167 (1,567 living alone)
  • 4,606 spouses (4,514 opposite-sex spouses), 763 unmarried partners, (763 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,725 children (5,181 natural, 144 adopted, 404 stepchildren), 694 grandchildren, 490 brothers or sisters, 417 parents, 33 foster children, 531 other relatives, 906 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 144 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,831 2-persons, 1,257 3-persons, 631 4-persons, 333 5-persons, 116 6-persons, 146 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,020 1-person, 637 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

2,078 married couples with children.
1,234 single-parent households (236 men, 998 women).

89.3% of residents of 34974 zip code speak English at home.
8.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 23% well, 15% not well, 5% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% very well, 17% well, 14% not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% very well, 20% well, 6% not well, 19% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (83% very well, 13% well, 4% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,680 (6.9%)
(39.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.9%
Whole state:

21.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 46%Honduras
  • 5%Malaysia
  • 4%Afghanistan
  • 3%Singapore
  • 2%Barbados
  • 2%St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 2%Guatemala
Most common first ancestries reported in 34974
  • 16%American
  • 12%German
  • 11%English
  • 6%Irish
  • 4%Italian
  • 2%European
  • 2%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5172010 or later
  • 4232000 to 2009
  • 2301990 to 1999
  • 741Before 1990

Zip code 34974 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • HABER INC (2455 NW 16TH BLVD in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    STATE MASTER (FDM) - CHAZ-FLR000103952, HAZARDOUS WASTE REGULATION PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: METAL MINING SERVICES
    Alternative names: CENTRAL FLORIDA CHROME INC
  • ACE PRE-K HANDICAPPED (FORMERLY SCHOOL #0191) (575 S.W. 28TH STREET in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0114
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NEW ENDEAVOR HIGH SCHOOL (FORMERLY #0022) (575 S.W. 28TH STREET in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0113
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • OKEECHOBEE FRESHMAN CAMPUS (FORME (610 SW 2ND AVE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0021
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • OSCEOLA MIDDLE SCHOOL (825 SW 28TH ST in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0201
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE (700 S.W. 2ND AVENUE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-9001
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (FORMERLY SCHOOL #0111) (2468 S.W. 7TH AVENUE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0112
    Organizations: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NORTON DRY CLEANERS (400 S PARROTT AVENUE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: WALLACE NORTON, OWNER (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: NORTON CLEANERS
  • CR 721 // FPID 4068291 (SR 78 TO BULLHEAD GRADE in BRIGHTON, FL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Organizations: MICHAEL WILLIAMS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HANDY FOOD STORE #93 (2790 HWY 441 S in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Organizations: CHARLIE MARTIN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HEARTLAND RANCHETTES (NW INTERSECTION OF HWY44-15 AN in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Organizations: ROLF GUNTITER (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • K-MACHINE PRECISION CO. (2831 SW 3RD TERRACE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: COLLEEN HODGES (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MIDAS MUFFLER (1815 S PARROTT AVE in OKEECHOBEE, FL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.

Zip code 34974 marital status for males
Zip code 34974 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 93.7%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Wood

Population in 1990: 18,122. Population change in the 1990s: +3,662 (+20.2%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,907
  • Northeast: 2,883
  • Midwest: 4,041
  • South: 4,005
  • West: 425

55% of the 34974 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Florida.

93% of the 34974 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Taylor Creek, FL (34974)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 179
Here:

9.3%
Florida:

14.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

13.7%
Florida:

11.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 112
Here:

20.8%
Florida:

19.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 79,318Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 62,526Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 54,329Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 53,138Management occupations
  • 48,546Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 46,258Law enforcement workers including supervisors

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (OKEECHOBEE, FL):

  • FLAKY INC (975 HWY 78 W; small business) : $272,517 in 11 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles, Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities, by Federal Emergency Management Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $186,000; 2006: $86,517.

    Biggest contracts:
    $138,000 with Federal Emergency Management Agency for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles. Signed on 2005-12-29. Effective on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $60,000, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-27. Effective on 2006-10-01. Completion date: 2006-10-01.
    $36,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-12-09. Effective on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $18,000 with Federal Emergency Management Agency for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2006-09-18. Effective on 2006-10-01. Completion date: 2006-12-31.
  • PACE, CAROL (5345 S E 65 AVE; small business) : $40,460 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Facilities Operations Support Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $7,880; 2003: $7,880; 2004: $0; 2005: $16,200; 2006: $8,500.

    Biggest contracts:
    $8,500 with Army for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in MO. Signed on 2006-03-13. Completion date: 2005-04-15.
    $8,100 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in MO. Signed on 2005-03-01. Completion date: 2005-04-15.
    $8,100 with Army for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in MO. Signed on 2005-03-01. Completion date: 2005-04-15.
    $7,880 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Signed on 2003-03-04. Completion date: 2002-03-01.
  • S & S TOWERS INC (7109 SE 8TH ST) : $32,886 in 4 contracts in 2004
    $12,500 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2004-10-19. Completion date: 2004-11-23.
    $12,500 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2004-10-19. Completion date: 2004-11-23.
    $3,943 with Army for Antennas, Waveguides, and Related Equipment. Signed on 2004-07-15. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $3,943 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Antennas, Waveguides, and Related Equipment. Signed on 2004-07-15. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • DONALD M YOUNG (5349 S E 66 AVENUE; small business) : $32,805 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Service and Trade Equipment, Surveillance Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $5,760; 2003: $2,205; 2004: $7,320; 2005: $7,320; 2006: $10,200.

    Biggest contracts:
    $10,200 with Army for Miscellaneous Service and Trade Equipment. Taking place in KY. Signed on 2006-02-27. Completion date: 2006-04-28.
    $7,320, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-14. Completion date: 2004-04-30.
    $7,320, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-26. Completion date: 2004-04-30.
    $5,760 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Surveillance Services. Taking place in TN. Signed on 2002-03-02. Completion date: 2002-10-31.
  • SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA INC (STATE RD 721)
    $26,000 with Indian Affairs (Assistant Secretary) for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2001-06-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
  • BURTON'S (; small business)
    7 employees, $100000 revenue
    $5,650 with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities. Signed on 2005-04-07. Completion date: 2005-04-07.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 4 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 3)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Other Gambling Industries (100-249: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 9)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 1, 10-19: 5, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (50-99: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 161 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 46 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 138 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED2$119,7501$105,0507$164,5700$01$111,9500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$19,9402$103,2600$01$31,1800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$69,2702$102,2407$154,4912$9,7151$122,4301$55,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$38,3403$160,0900$01$54,9500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$179,9431$240,5201$74,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$179,9401$489,4700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 34974
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 34974 - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 107. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 200 took place in 2011, and the least - 9 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 34974 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.8%), and Structure Fires (25.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 34974
    • 93157.8%Outside Fires
    • 41125.5%Structure Fires
    • 19512.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 754.7%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 34974, Florida

Most common first names in zip code 34974 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12973.8 years
James11572.8 years
John10173.3 years
Robert8474.5 years
Mary7176.1 years
Charles6574.4 years
Donald4271.7 years
Richard4168.3 years
Joseph4173.1 years
Thomas4172.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 34974 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3576.7 years
Davis2875.3 years
Williams2176.5 years
Miller2074.8 years
Brown1977.6 years
Walker1571.7 years
Anderson1473.1 years
Roberts1476.0 years
White1477.0 years
Thomas1374.9 years
Businesses in zip code 34974
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Penske1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Publix Super Markets1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Sears1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Subway3
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Travelodge1
Jones New York3U-Haul2
KFC1UPS3
McDonald's1Walmart1
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