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Population (year 2000): 69,371. Estimated population in July 2005: 74,473 (+7.4% change)
Males: 32,268 (46.5%), Females: 37,103 (53.5%)

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Median resident age: 47.5 years
Median household income: $32,217 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Largo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (18.4%), Irish (15.4%), English (13.9%), Italian (9.6%), United States (7.4%), French (4.6%).

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Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 15.7 square miles

Largo,

For population 25 years and over in Largo

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Largo city

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

9.4% Foreign born (3.6% Europe, 2.0% North America, 2.0% Latin America, 1.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,501 (+3.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Petersburg, FL St. (11.5 miles pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (875.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: FL (2.0 miles Ridgecrest, Bluffs, FL (2.8 miles Belleair FL (2.9 miles Belleair, Bluffs, FL (3.2 miles Harbor Beach, FL (4.4 miles Belleair Highpoint, FL (4.4 miles South FL Clearwater, (4.6 miles Belleair Shore, FL (4.7 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 42 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1999: 138 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2000: 115 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2001: 178 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2003: 62 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2004: 327 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2005: 132 buildings, average cost: $196,300

Latitude: 27.91 N, Longitude: 82.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 727


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.8%), Retail trade (15.5%), Manufacturing (10.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,056 (+1.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,265 (24.2%)


 

Crime in Largo by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 2 1 3 4 2
    per 100,000 5.8 2.9 1.4 4.3 5.8 2.9
Rapes 27 21 23 29 30 30
    per 100,000 38.9 30.3 33.2 41.8 43.2 43.2
Robberies 65 52 65 55 60 77
    per 100,000 93.7 75.0 93.7 79.3 86.5 111.0
Assaults 241 253 213 173 248 330
    per 100,000 347.4 364.7 307.0 249.4 357.5 475.7
Burglaries 626 466 521 547 517 605
    per 100,000 902.4 671.8 751.0 788.5 745.3 872.1
Thefts 1,947 1,861 2,006 2,083 2,051 1,806
    per 100,000 2806.6 2682.7 2891.7 3002.7 2956.6 2603.4
Auto thefts 162 151 145 160 186 255
    per 100,000 233.5 217.7 209.0 230.6 268.1 367.6
313.0 282.2 289.2 288.5 312.4 343.2


Average climate in Largo, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Largo,

Largo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Largo city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1958, a category 4 tornado 19.7 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Michael Bradley - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 7/17/66), Gabe McMillen - College basketball player (Stetson Hatters), Trevor Bing - College basketball player (Fla Atlantic Owls).


Main business address for: DRUGMAX INC (WHOLESALE-DRUGS PROPRIETARIES & DRUGGISTS' SUNDRIES), PARADYNE NETWORKS INC (ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS & ACCESSORIES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Largo:
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION CENTER (901 CLEARWATER LARGO RD)
  • LARGO MEDICAL CENTER (201 14TH ST SW)
  • MORNINGSIDE (9220 102ND AVENUE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Largo:
  • ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER INTL (about 7 miles; ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER, FL; ID: PIE)
  • TAMPA INTL (about 19 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: TPA)
  • MAC DILL AFB (about 19 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: MCF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Largo:
  • CLEARWATER AIR PARK (about 5 miles; CLEARWATER, FL; ID: CLW)
  • ALBERT WHITTED (about 16 miles; ST PETERSBURG, FL; ID: SPG)
  • PETER O KNIGHT (about 24 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: TPF)

Amtrak stations near Largo:
  • 6 miles: CLEARWATER (20967 U.S. 19) - Bus Station
  • 8 miles: PINELLAS PARK (PARK BLVD. AT U.S. 19) - Bus Station. Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: TARPON SPRINGS (2337 U.S. 19) - Bus Station

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
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15 $51,699 $41,359 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 104 $267,963 $30,918 34 $25,563
Sewerage 84 $234,321 $33,474 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 53 $133,004 $30,114 0 $0
Streets and Highways 47 $146,075 $37,295 0 $0
Fire - Other 8 $24,704 $37,056 0 $0
Firefighters 131 $540,497 $49,511 2 $2,821
Police - Other 53 $145,249 $32,886 44 $24,500
Police Protection - Officers 137 $515,202 $45,127 0 $0
Local Libraries 41 $111,453 $32,620 18 $13,244
Other Government Administration 51 $177,964 $41,873 3 $2,865
Financial Administration 23 $87,867 $45,843 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 53 $141,216 $31,973 0 $0
Totals for Government 800 $2,577,214 $38,658 101 $68,993


Colleges/Universities in Largo:
  • FLORIDA BEACON BIBLE COLLEGE (Location: 6900 142ND AVE N; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • EDUCATIONAL TRAINING CENTER (Location: 7600 BRYAN DAIRY STE C; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Largo:
  • HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; TAMPA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 9,630)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA (about 22 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 2,963)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (about 28 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 26,221)
  • PASCO-HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; BRADENTON, FL; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; ST LEO, FL; FT enrollment: 6,597)
  • TRAVIS TECHNICAL CENTER (about 58 miles; LAKELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
Public high schools in Largo:
  • PINELLAS PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,310; Location: 6305 118TH AVENUE, N; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LARGO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,248; Location: 410 MISSOURI AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Largo:
  • INDIAN ROCKS CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 967; Location: 12685 ULMERTON ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Largo:
  • LARGO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,428; Location: 155 8TH AVENUE, SE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FITZGERALD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,250; Location: 6410 118TH AVENUE, N; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RIDGECREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 751; Location: 1901 119TH STREET N; Grades: PK - 05)
  • OAKHURST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 702; Location: 10535 137TH STREET, N; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FUGUITT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 686; Location: 13010 101ST STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTHERN OAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 668; Location: 9101 WALSINGHAM ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WALSINGHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 650; Location: 9099 WALSINGHAM ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MILDRED HELMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 561 S CLEARWATER/LARGO RO; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DROPOUT PREVENTION (Students: 479; Location: 301 4TH STREET, SW; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ANONA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 439; Location: 12301 INDIAN ROCKS ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Largo:
  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 1501 TROTTER ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • COUNTRY DAY ACADEMY (Students: 177; Location: 11499 VONN ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CAMELOT SCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: 6751 ULMERTON RD; Grades: PK - 5)

Notable locations in Largo: Largo Square (A), Keene Plaza (B), Countryside Plaza (C), Royal Plaza (D), Tri-City Plaza (E), Uilmerton Pointe Plaza (F), Welch Center (G), Welch Plaza (H), West Bay Center (I), East Bay Plaza (J).

Shopping Centers: Pinellas Shopping Center (1), Countryside Mall (2), Market Place West Shopping Center (3), Cypress Point Shopping Center (4), Sunshine Mall (5), The Orange Grove Shopping Center (6), Midway Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Largo include: Power for Living Christian Center (A), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (B), Rogate Lutheran Church of the Deaf (C), Bethel Lutheran Church (D), Grace Lutheran Church (E), Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church (F), Saint Pauls Church (G), Harvest Temple Church (H).

Cemetery: Serenity Gardens Memorial Park (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Keene Lake (A), Taylor Lake (B).

Creeks: McKay Creek (A), Church Creek (B).

Parks in Largo include: Ulmer Park (1), Taylor Park (2), Rush Field (3).


Largo compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Largo:
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WWBA (1040 AM; 4 kW; PINELLAS PARK, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA BAY, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUL (860 AM; 5 kW; DUNEDIN, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)
  • WDAE (620 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTAN (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: WAGENVOORD ADVERTISTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WXYB (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, FL; Owner: ASA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLVU (1470 AM; 5 kW; DUNEDIN, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA BAY, INC.)
  • WWMI (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMP (1150 AM; 10 kW; EGYPT LAKE, FL; Owner: TAMPA BROADCASTING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Largo:
  • WYUU (92.5 FM; SAFETY HARBOR, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBBY (107.3 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSUN-FM (97.1 FM; HOLIDAY, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC)
  • WLLD (98.7 FM; HOLMES BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFTI-FM (91.7 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYFE (88.9 FM; TARPON SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Largo:
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMOR-LP (Channel 63; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WPDS-LP (Channel 14; LARGO, ETC., FL; Owner: PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS)
  • W36CO (Channel 36; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WARP-CA (Channel 20; TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXAX-LP (Channel 26; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48AY (Channel 48; OLDSMAR, FL; Owner: AMKA BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WSPF-CA (Channel 35; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WRMD-LP (Channel 57; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ZGS TELEVISION OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • WSVT-LP (Channel 18; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WVEA-LP (Channel 61; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)

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