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Population (year 2000): 6,460. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,173 (+11.0% change)
Males: 3,292 (51.0%), Females: 3,168 (49.0%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $37,143 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Clewiston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (46.1%)
  • Hispanic (40.9%)
  • Black (10.9%)
  • Other race (9.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (12.2%), German (7.1%), English (6.9%), Irish (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%), French (1.0%).Florida

Elevation: 18 feet

Land area: 4.7 square miles

Clewiston,

For population 25 years and over in Clewiston

  • High school or higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clewiston city

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

22.0% Foreign born (20.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +363 (+6.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Lucie, FL (53.7 miles Port pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (75.8 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (998.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: FL (1.7 miles Harlem, Lake Harbor, FL (9.8 miles) , Haven, FL (12.5 miles Moore Bay, FL (15.9 miles South Glade Camp, FL (18.4 miles Belle Glade, FL (18.6 miles Belle FL (19.5 miles Pahokee, Village-Padgett Island, FL (19.5 miles Fremd


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2005: 66 buildings, average cost: $138,800

Latitude: 26.75 N, Longitude: 80.93 W

Area code: 863


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (15.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.8%), Manufacturing (12.5%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,625 (+25.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,542 (55.3%)


 

Crime in Clewiston by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 15.5 15.5 15.5
Rapes 4 2 0 0
    per 100,000 61.9 31.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 23 37 26 34
    per 100,000 356.0 572.8 402.5 526.3
Assaults 54 69 76 69
    per 100,000 835.9 1068.1 1176.5 1068.1
Burglaries 95 192 110 129
    per 100,000 1470.6 2972.1 1702.8 1996.9
Thefts 421 478 393 405
    per 100,000 6517.0 7399.4 6083.6 6269.3
Auto thefts 54 19 37 22
    per 100,000 835.9 294.1 572.8 340.6
729.3 940.9 779.9 804.8

Average climate in Clewiston, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clewiston,

Clewiston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Clewiston city center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/13/2004, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the city center caused $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Alfonso Marshall - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Jan 17, 1981).


Hospital/medical center in Clewiston:
  • HENDRY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (500 WEST SURGARLAND HIGHWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Clewiston:
  • GLADES GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; BELLE GLADE, FL)
  • RAULERSON HOSPITAL (about 39 miles; OKEECHOBEE, FL)
  • PALMS WEST HOSPITAL (about 44 miles; LOXAHATCHEE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clewiston:
  • SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTL (about 59 miles; FORT MYERS, FL; ID: RSW)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 60 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • NAPLES MUNI (about 71 miles; NAPLES, FL; ID: APF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clewiston:
  • AIRGLADES (about 8 miles; CLEWISTON, FL; ID: 2IS)
  • PALM BEACH CO GLADES (about 18 miles; PAHOKEE, FL; ID: PHK)
  • BELLE GLADE STATE MUNICIPAL (about 20 miles; BELLE GLADE, FL; ID: X10)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 5 $10,231 $24,554 1 $204
Solid Waste Management 17 $31,738 $22,403 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $16,773 $25,159 0 $0
Firefighters 19 $49,649 $31,357 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $12,698 $21,768 4 $4,832
Police Protection - Officers 13 $43,874 $40,499 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $13,407 $53,628 0 $0
Local Libraries 6 $10,754 $21,508 2 $2,215
Electric Power 6 $19,558 $39,116 0 $0
Water Supply 2 $4,721 $28,326 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $13,026 $26,052 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 31 $91,747 $35,514 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $13,110 $31,464 0 $0
Totals for Government 128 $331,285 $31,057 7 $7,250
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clewiston:
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 59 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,109)
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; FT enrollment: 8,390)
  • INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; FT PIERCE, FL; FT enrollment: 6,149)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 64 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 66 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • EDISON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; FT MYERS, FL; FT enrollment: 5,032)
Public high school in Clewiston:
  • CLEWISTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,048; Location: 1501 S FRANCISCO STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Clewiston:
  • CLEWISTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 55; Location: 313 COMMERCIO ST; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Clewiston:
  • CLEWISTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 927; Location: 601 W PASADENA AVENUE; Grades: 05 - 12)
  • EASTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 201 W ARROYO AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 594; Location: 205 W ARROYO AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 1000 S DEANE DUFF AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • AHFACHKEE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: STAR ROUTE, BOX 40; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CLEWISTON YOUTH DEVELOPMENTAL ACADEMY (Students: 94; Location: 475 E OSCEOLA AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 12)
Library in Clewiston:
  • HENDRY COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $494,638; Location: 120 WEST OSCEOLA AVENUE; 86,612 books; 554 audio materials; 42 video materials; 311 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Clewiston: Sugar Square (A), Sugarland Plaza (B).

Park in Clewiston: Sugarland Park (1).


Clewiston compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Clewiston:
  • WAFC (590 AM; 5 kW; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Clewiston:
  • WJCB (88.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WAFC-FM (99.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: GLADES MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGF (93.5 FM; BELLE GLADE, FL; Owner: BGI BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W213AF (90.5 FM; CLEWISTON, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRQC (92.5 FM; ESTERO, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Clewiston:
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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