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Population (year 2000): 31,909. Estimated population in July 2005: 44,494 (+39.4% change)
Males: 16,499 (51.7%), Females: 15,410 (48.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 27.2 years
Median household income: $26,775 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Homestead:

  • Hispanic (51.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (22.9%)
  • Black (22.5%)
  • Other race (9.8%)
  • Two or more races (5.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: West Indian (6.0%), United States (5.3%), Irish (4.2%), German (4.0%), English (2.7%), Italian (1.8%).

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Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 14.3 square miles

Homestead,

For population 25 years and over in Homestead

  • High school or higher: 50.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homestead city

  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

36.2% Foreign born (34.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,367 (+11.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Kendall, (15.5 miles pop. 75,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Miami, (27.6 miles pop. 362,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (1066.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: City, FL Florida (1.8 miles City, FL (2.7 miles Leisure FL (4.5 miles Naranja, Base, FL (5.3 miles Homestead FL (6.6 miles Princeton, FL (8.5 miles Goulds, Miami Heights, FL (9.9 miles South West, FL (10.0 miles Richmond


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 12 buildings, average cost: $47,400
  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 2000: 90 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2001: 145 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2002: 214 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2003: 1228 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2004: 1941 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2005: 2776 buildings, average cost: $135,300

Latitude: 25.47 N, Longitude: 80.47 W

Area codes: 305, 786


Industries providing employment: Construction (14.9%), Educational,health and social services (13.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.0%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,742 (+8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,583 (29.3%)


 

Crime in Homestead by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 6 0 2 6 4 4
    per 100,000 18.8 0.0 6.3 18.8 12.5 12.5
Rapes 27 31 19 22 24 6
    per 100,000 84.6 97.2 59.5 68.9 75.2 18.8
Robberies 222 233 224 296 260 325
    per 100,000 695.7 730.2 702.0 927.6 814.8 1018.5
Assaults 415 445 466 402 332 421
    per 100,000 1300.6 1394.6 1460.4 1259.8 1040.5 1319.4
Burglaries 762 965 752 577 197 769
    per 100,000 2388.0 3024.2 2356.7 1808.3 617.4 2410.0
Thefts 1,925 1,951 2,006 2,214 2,656 2,058
    per 100,000 6032.8 6114.3 6286.6 6938.5 8323.7 6449.6
Auto thefts 233 270 271 276 271 245
    per 100,000 730.2 846.2 849.3 865.0 849.3 767.8
988.4 1060.8 1017.1 1050.0 939.3 1077.6


Average climate in Homestead, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Homestead,

Homestead-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1959, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Homestead city center injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/20/1973, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Antrel Rolle - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Dec 16, 1982), Jarret Johnson - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Aug 14, 1981), Mike Barrow - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Apr 19, 1970).


Hospital/medical center in Homestead:
  • HOMESTEAD HOSPITAL INC (160 NW 13TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Homestead:
  • HEALTHSOUTH DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; CORAL GABLES, FL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; MIAMI, FL)
  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF MIAMI INC (about 15 miles; MIAMI, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Homestead:
  • MIAMI INTL (about 25 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 47 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • THE FLORIDA KEYS MARATHON (about 66 miles; MARATHON, FL; ID: MTH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Homestead:
  • MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX EMS (about 5 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL; ID: MC4)
  • MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX VIP (about 6 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL; ID: VI2)
  • HOMESTEAD GENERAL AVIATION (about 6 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL; ID: X51)

Amtrak station:
HOMESTEAD (5 N.E. 3RD RD.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homestead:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (about 7 miles; CORAL GABLES, FL; Full-time enrollment: 13,050)
  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 22,716)
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 25,323)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 50 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
Public high schools in Homestead:
  • HOMESTEAD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,303; Location: 2351 SE 12TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SOUTH DADE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,722; Location: 28401 SW 167TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Homestead:
  • COLONIAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 17105 SW 296TH STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BERKSHIRE SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 28800 S.W. 152 AVENUE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PATHWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: 801 NE 11TH STREET; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Homestead:
  • LEISURE CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,851; Location: 14950 SW 288TH STREET; Grades: PK - 08)
  • REDLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,739; Location: 16001 SW 248TH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CAMPBELL DRIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,344; Location: 900 NE 23RD AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOMESTEAD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,304; Location: 650 NW 2ND AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • IRVING & BEATRICE PESKOE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,170; Location: 29035 SW 144 AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KEYS GATE CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 1,107; Location: 2000 SE 28TH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • REDLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,096; Location: 24501 SW 162ND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAURA C. SAUNDERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,024; Location: 505 SW 8TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • AVOCADO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 907; Location: 16969 SW 294TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST HOMESTEAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 815; Location: 1550 SW 6TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Homestead:
  • SACRED HEART CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 300 SE FIRST DRIVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • REDLAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 181; Location: 17700 SW 280TH STREET; Grades: PK - 10)
  • FIRST UNITED METHODIST DAY SCH (Students: 142; Location: 622 N KROME AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SCHO (Students: 110; Location: 47 NW 16 ST; Grades: PK - 1)
  • KINGSWOOD MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 20130 SW 304TH STREET; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 145 NE 10TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DAYSPRING CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 57; Location: 16325 SOUTHWEST 288TH STREET; Grades: PK - UG)

Notable location: Homestead-Florida City Health Center (A).

Churches in Homestead include: Princeton Church of the Nazarene (A), Sacred Heart (B), Grace Baptist Church (C), Saint Andrew Church (D), Bible Baptist Church of the Redlands (E), Saint John Episcopal Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G), Saint Paul Church (H).

Parks in Homestead include: Wittkop Park (1), Harris Field (2), Mistretta Park (3), Audubon Park (4), Blakey Park (5), Tatum Park (6), Girl Scout Park (7), Musselwhite Park (8), Soccer Park (9).


Homestead compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Homestead:
  • WOIR (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOMESTEAD, FL; Owner: AMANECER CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRHB (1020 AM; 9 kW; KENDALL, FL; Owner: NEW WORLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACC (830 AM; 5 kW; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: RADIO PEACE CATHOLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAXY (790 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homestead:
  • WRTO (98.3 FM; GOULDS, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #2)
  • WMCU (89.7 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRGP (88.1 FM; HOMESTEAD, FL; Owner: FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WZMQ (106.3 FM; KEY LARGO, FL; Owner: SOUTH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WMFL (88.5 FM; FLORIDA CITY, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDNA (88.9 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: BASCOMB MEMORIAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WAMR-FM (107.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCMQ-FM (92.3 FM; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: WCMQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Homestead:
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPMF-LP (Channel 31; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • W54BB (Channel 54; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEYS-LP (Channel 56; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • WIMP-CA (Channel 25; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W67AP (Channel 67; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJAN-CA (Channel 41; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SHERJAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WVEB-CA (Channel 21; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W32AB (Channel 32; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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