Arcadia, DeSoto County, Florida

Arcadia is a city in DeSoto County, Florida. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 7,722. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.04 square miles. An elevation is 57 feet (17.37 m) above sea level. The population density was 1,913 people per square mile. The median age was 32 years (Florida state median age was 41.5 years). For every 100 females there were 117 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
7,722 residents
Population Change
+16.9% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
32 years (State: 41.5)
Below the Poverty Line
32.9% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
4,165 residents
Population Females
3,557 residents
Population Urban
99% of residents
Population Rural
1% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
15.9% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
+4,318 (+56.1%)
Live and Work in the City
1,062 (41.8%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
6.6% (State: 5.4%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Arcadia Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Arcadia Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Arcadia Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $100,980
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $77,798 (State: $153,300)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$22,598 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              $646
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $279 – $422
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $557
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              81 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,104 (1.30%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $744 (1.10%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $28,361 (State: $46,036)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$3,336 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              $14,755
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$2,862 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Edison State College
                      about 46 miles
                      Fort Myers, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 10,649
                    • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota
                      about 48 miles
                      Bradenton, FL
                      FT enrollment: 8,012
                    • Florida Gulf Coast University
                      about 53 miles
                      Fort Myers, FL
                      FT enrollment: 11,165
                    • Southeastern University
                      about 57 miles
                      Lakeland, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,407
                    • Florida Southern College
                      about 57 miles
                      Lakeland, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,460
                    • Polk State College
                      about 57 miles
                      Winter Haven, FL
                      FT enrollment: 7,935
                    • University of South Florida-St Petersburg
                      about 61 miles
                      St. Petersburg, FL
                      FT enrollment: 4,459

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • DESOTO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 311
                      Location: 1710 E GIBSON ST
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • DESOTO ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM
                      Students: 202
                      Location: 930 E CYPRESS ST
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • HOSPITAL AND HOMEBOUND
                      Students: 42
                      Location: 530 LASOLONA AVE
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • SPRING LAKE YOUTH ACADEMY
                      Location: 8805 SW START CENTER ST
                      Grades: 6-12
                    • REDUCED SERVICES
                      Location: 530 LASOLONA AVE
                      Grades: KG-12
                    • DESOTO VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM
                      Location: 494 N MANATEE AVE
                      Grades: KG-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • HERITAGE BAPTIST ACADEMY
                      Students: 10
                      Location: 27 N POLK AVE
                      Grades: KG-10

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 534
                      Location: 851 E HICKORY ST
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Students: 350
                      Location: 420 E GIBSON ST
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 303
                      Location: 304 W IMOGENE ST
                      Grades: KG-5
                    Arcadia Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2014)
                    18 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    14 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.84 policemen (State: 2.27)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Arcadia Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              10 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.92 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              2 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.58 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              5 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.46 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              12 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              3.50 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              7 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.04 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              2,650

                              Hospitals in Arcadia

                              • DESOTO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
                                Voluntary non-profit – Private
                                provides emergency services
                                900 N ROBERT AVE
                              • G PIERCE WOOD MEMORIAL HOSP
                                provides emergency services
                                5847 SE HIGHWAY 31GWY 31
                              • DESOTO HEALTH AND REHAB, LLC
                                475 NURSING HOME DR
                              • ARCADIA DIALYSIS CENTER
                                1341 E OAK ST
                              • DESOTO MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH CARE
                                1006 N MILLS AVENUE

                              Airports & Heliports in Arcadia

                              • Arcadia Municipal Airport
                                X06
                              • Frierson Grove Airport
                                0FA1
                              • Hennessy Airport
                                26FD
                              • Hummingbirds Landing Airport
                                FL40
                              • Mc Donald’s Field Airport
                                8FL1
                              • Montgomery Ranch Airport
                                FA64
                              • Sunnybreeze Airport
                                09FL
                              • De Soto Memorial Hospital Heliport
                                FD85

                              Amtrak Stations in Arcadia

                              • 19 miles: PORT CHARLOTTE (909 KINGS HWY.)
                                Bus Station . Services: public payphones.

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Arcadia by Race (According to 2013)

                                   

                                    Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2014)

                                     

                                      Natural Disasters in Arcadia

                                       
                                        Common Weather Information
                                        Tornadoes Average Activity
                                        23% (Greater then US)
                                        Earthquakes Average Activity
                                        97% (Smaller then US)
                                        Number of Natural Disasters
                                        16 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                        Number of Major Disasters
                                        9 pc.
                                        Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                        5 pc.
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                                        ZIP Codes for Arcadia: 34266
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