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Population (year 2000): 25,478. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,935 (-6.1% change)
Males: 14,017 (55.0%), Females: 11,461 (45.0%)

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Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $43,021 (year 2000)
Median house value: $265,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Key West:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.4%)
  • Hispanic (16.5%)
  • Black (9.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (12.4%), German (12.2%), Irish (11.3%), Italian (6.8%), United States (6.0%), French (3.6%).

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Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Key West

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Key West city

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

15.8% Foreign born (8.8% Latin America, 4.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +307 (+1.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakes, FL (123.3 miles Kendale pop. 56,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (136.3 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (1001.3 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Island, FL (3.3 miles Stock Coppitt Key, FL (9.2 miles Big Key, FL Cudjoe (22.0 miles Pine Key, FL (30.4 miles Big FL Marathon, (52.4 miles Colony Beach, FL (53.9 miles Key Key, FL Duck (61.8 miles Layton, FL (69.2 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 201 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 1997: 157 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1998: 203 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 1999: 114 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $214,900
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $214,900

Latitude: 24.56 N, Longitude: 81.78 W


Industries providing employment: Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (27.0%), Educational,health and social services (11.8%), Retail trade (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,990 (+15.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,324 (84.3%)


 

Crime in Key West by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 2 0 2 1
    per 100,000 0.0 7.8 0.0 7.8 3.9
Rapes 20 13 26 7 20
    per 100,000 78.5 51.0 102.0 27.5 78.5
Robberies 77 67 61 69 65
    per 100,000 302.2 263.0 239.4 270.8 255.1
Assaults 157 129 94 74 112
    per 100,000 616.2 506.3 368.9 290.4 439.6
Burglaries 433 431 384 384 345
    per 100,000 1699.5 1691.7 1507.2 1507.2 1354.1
Thefts 1,524 1,532 1,377 1,336 1,336
    per 100,000 5981.6 6013.0 5404.7 5243.7 5243.7
Auto thefts 261 271 257 159 259
    per 100,000 1024.4 1063.7 1008.7 624.1 1016.6
685.5 652.4 588.8 523.4 585.6


Average climate in Key West, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Birthplace of: Katherine Harris, Bronson Arroyo - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Boston Red Sox, born: Feb 24, 1977), Damitrius Coleman - College basketball player (Mercer Bears), Fats Navarro - (1923-1950), musician, Lamar Moore - College basketball player (Fla Atlantic Owls).


Hospital/medical center in Key West:
  • LOWER KEYS MEDICAL CENTER (5900 JUNIOR COLLEGE ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Key West:
  • FISHERMENS HOSPITAL (about 54 miles; MARATHON, FL)
  • MARINERS HOSPITAL (about 92 miles; TAVERNIER, FL)
  • WILLOUGH AT NAPLES,THE (about 104 miles; NAPLES, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Key West:
  • KEY WEST INTL (about 3 miles; KEY WEST, FL; ID: EYW)
  • THE FLORIDA KEYS MARATHON (about 52 miles; MARATHON, FL; ID: MTH)
  • NAPLES MUNI (about 110 miles; NAPLES, FL; ID: APF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Key West:
  • EVERGLADES AIRPARK (about 92 miles; EVERGLADES, FL; ID: X01)
  • MARCO ISLAND (about 99 miles; MARCO ISLAND, FL; ID: MKY)
  • HOMESTEAD GENERAL AVIATION (about 107 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL; ID: X51)

Amtrak station:
KEY WEST (KEY WEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 96 $440,954 $55,119 0 $0
Police - Other 37 $95,395 $30,938 0 $0
Firefighters 71 $333,606 $56,384 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $4,167 $25,002 0 $0
Transit 29 $72,046 $29,812 3 $4,748
Parks and Recreation 38 $93,177 $29,424 7 $2,043
Sewerage 18 $75,216 $50,144 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 34 $110,795 $39,104 0 $0
Financial Administration 18 $61,693 $41,128 0 $0
Other Government Administration 131 $405,217 $37,119 1 $589
Other and Unallocable 25 $62,208 $29,859 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 7 $26,775 $45,900 0 $0
Totals for Government 506 $1,781,249 $42,243 11 $7,380


College/University in Key West:
  • FLORIDA KEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 696; Location: 5901 W COLLEGE RD; Public; Website: www.firn.edu/fkcc/)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Key West:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (about 115 miles; CORAL GABLES, FL; Full-time enrollment: 13,050)
  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 115 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 22,716)
  • EDISON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 138 miles; FT MYERS, FL; FT enrollment: 5,032)
  • FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY (about 138 miles; FT MYERS, FL; FT enrollment: 2,466)
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 139 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 25,323)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 144 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 150 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
Public high school in Key West:
  • KEY WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,380; Location: 2100 FLAGLER AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Key West:
  • CHAMINADE MADONNA COLLEGE PREP (Students: 868; Location: 500 CHAMINADE DRIVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Key West:
  • HORACE O'BRYANT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 838; Location: 1105 LEON STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GERALD ADAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 5855 W COLLEGE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • POINCIANA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 549; Location: 1212 GLYNN ARCHER JR DRIV; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GLYNN ARCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 385; Location: 1302 WHITE STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SIGSBEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: SIGSBEE PARK/FELTON ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MONTESSORI CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 1221 VARELA STREET; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • PACE-LOWER KEYS (Students: 25; Location: 3130 FLAGLER AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE (Location: P.O. BOX 1788; Grades: N - N )
Private primary/middle schools in Key West:
  • MARY IMMACULATE STAR OF THE SE (Students: 217; Location: 700 TRUMAN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS SCHOOL OF (Students: 81; Location: 1221 VARELA STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Key West:
  • MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,198,053; Location: 700 FLEMING STREET; 168,156 books; 8,018 audio materials; 5,933 video materials; 460 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Key West: Key West Country Club (A), Florida Keys Community College Library (B).


Key West compared to Florida state average:
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Key West:
  • WKIZ (1500 AM; 0 kW; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: POLARCOMM CORP.)
  • WKWF (1600 AM; 1 kW; KEY WEST, FL)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • 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.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Key West:
  • WIIS (107.1 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: KEYED UP COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WJIR (90.9 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: KEY WEST EDUCATIONAL BROADCAST FOUNDATION INC.)
  • WCNK (98.7 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CRAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W202BO (88.3 FM; KEY WEST, ETC., FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WKEY-FM (93.5 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220DF (91.9 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W213BF (90.5 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WAIL (99.5 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMFM (107.9 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: SOUTH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WEOW (92.7 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPIK (102.5 FM; SUMMERLAND KEY, FL; Owner: JOHN MCNEIL PRODUCTIONS, LLC)
  • WWUS (104.1 FM; BIG PINE KEY, FL; Owner: CRAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Key West:
  • W27CR (Channel 27; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: GOOD SAMARITAN COMMUNICATIONS OF PIOCHE, INC.)
  • W31AB (Channel 31; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: LPTV, INC.)
  • WVIB (Channel 8; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W39AC (Channel 39; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • W44AC (Channel 44; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WKIZ-LP (Channel 49; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • WCAY-LP (Channel 34; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, 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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