Buckhead Ridge, Glades County, Florida

Buckhead Ridge is a city in Glades County, Florida. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,450. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles. An elevation is 16 feet (4.87 m) above sea level. The population density was 1,112 people per square mile. The median age was 61 years (Florida state median age was 41.8 years). For every 100 females there were 103 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2010)
1,450 residents
Population Change
+4.3% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
61 years (State: 41.8)
Below the Poverty Line
19.7% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
735 residents
Population Females
715 residents
Foreign Born Residents
2.1% Europe, 0.4% Latin America, 0.4% North America
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
7.3% (State: 5.4%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Buckhead Ridge Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Buckhead Ridge Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)

          Financial Information
          Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
          Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
          $89,335 (State: $179,800)
          Changes in Home Value
          +$24,035 since 2000 year
          Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
          Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
          $391 – $508
          Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
          Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
          83 (USA: 100)
          Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
          $834 (0.80%)
          Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
          $857 (1.00%)
          Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
          $29,593 (State: $49,426)
          Changes in Household Income
          +$3,187 since 2000 year
          Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
          Changes in Per Capita Income
          +$1,411 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

                • Indian River State College
                  about 39 miles
                  Fort Pierce, FL
                  Full-time enrollment: 12,211
                • Palm Beach Atlantic University
                  about 60 miles
                  West Palm Beach, FL
                  FT enrollment: 2,868
                • Palm Beach State College
                  about 62 miles
                  Lake Worth, FL
                  FT enrollment: 19,938
                • Florida Institute of Technology
                  about 67 miles
                  Melbourne, FL
                  FT enrollment: 4,452
                • Florida Institute of Technology-Online
                  about 67 miles
                  Melbourne, FL
                  FT enrollment: 3,046
                • Lynn University
                  about 71 miles
                  Boca Raton, FL
                  FT enrollment: 2,151
                • Florida Gulf Coast University
                  about 72 miles
                  Fort Myers, FL
                  FT enrollment: 11,165
                Labor Market Description

                Unemployment Rate


                  Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                    Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                      Male: Most Common Occupations


                        Female: Most Common Occupations

                          Buckhead Ridge Infrastructure
                          Grocery Stores in the City
                          1 stores
                          Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                          0.90 (State: 2.04)
                          Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                          3 stores
                          Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                          2.71 (State: 1.28)
                          Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                          1 stores
                          Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                          0.90 (State: 3.04)
                          Number of Restaurants in the City
                          3 restaurants
                          Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                          2.71 (State: 7.45)
                          Number of Houses in the City

                          Hospitals in Buckhead Ridge

                          • RENAL CARE CENTER – OKEECHOBEE
                            Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away
                            OKEECHOBEE, FL
                          • BIG LAKE KIDNEY CENTER LLC
                            Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away
                            OKEECHOBEE, FL
                          • HOSPICE OF OKEECHOBEE INC
                            Hospital, about 9 miles away
                            OKEECHOBEE, FL
                          • BIG LAKE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC
                            Home Health Center, about 10 miles away
                            OKEECHOBEE, FL
                          • OKEECHOBEE HEALTH CARE FACILITY
                            Nursing Home, about 12 miles away
                            OKEECHOBEE, FL
                          • RAULERSON SKILLED NURSING UNIT
                            Nursing Home, about 12 miles away
                            OKEECHOBEE, FL

                          Amtrak Stations in Buckhead Ridge

                          • 10 miles: OKEECHOBEE (801 N. PARROTT AVE.)
                            Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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                              Other Information

                              Buckhead Ridge by Race (According to 2010)


                                Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                  Natural Disasters in Buckhead Ridge

                                    Common Weather Information
                                    Tornadoes Average Activity
                                    15% (Smaller then US)
                                    Earthquakes Average Activity
                                    97% (Smaller then US)
                                    Number of Natural Disasters
                                    21 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                    Number of Major Disasters
                                    12 pc.
                                    Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                    6 pc.
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                                    ZIP Codes for Buckhead Ridge: 34974
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