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Population (year 2000): 14,226
Males: 6,843 (48.1%), Females: 7,383 (51.9%)

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Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $29,333 (year 2000)
Median house value: $108,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Sweetwater:

  • Hispanic (93.2%)
  • Other race (7.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (6.2%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • Black (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (2.3%).

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Land area: 0.8 square miles

Sweetwater,

For population 25 years and over in Sweetwater

  • High school or higher: 52.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sweetwater city

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

74.9% Foreign born (74.4% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Fountainbleau, (1.9 miles pop. 59,549).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (8.5 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (1047.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Park, FL (1.5 miles University FL Fountainbleau, (1.9 miles FL (2.2 miles Tamiami, FL (2.8 miles Westchester, Lakes, FL (2.9 miles Westwood FL (3.2 miles Doral, Heights, FL (3.4 miles Olympia FL (4.3 miles Sunset,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $87,500
  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 25.77 N, Longitude: 80.37 W


Industries providing employment: Retail trade (17.3%), Educational,health and social services (15.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.4%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,649 (-25.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 247 (4.8%)


 

Crime in Sweetwater by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 5 1 0 4 1
    per 100,000 0.0 35.1 7.0 0.0 28.1 7.0
Robberies 19 15 16 12 21 12
    per 100,000 133.6 105.4 112.5 84.4 147.6 84.4
Assaults 43 58 57 33 33 20
    per 100,000 302.3 407.7 400.7 232.0 232.0 140.6
Burglaries 83 53 19 39 57 87
    per 100,000 583.4 372.6 133.6 274.1 400.7 611.6
Thefts 123 120 210 121 182 197
    per 100,000 864.6 843.5 1476.2 850.6 1279.3 1384.8
Auto thefts 68 54 86 37 32 47
    per 100,000 478.0 379.6 604.5 260.1 224.9 330.4
214.2 217.4 240.5 145.7 199.1 180.9


Average climate in Sweetwater, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sweetwater,

Sweetwater-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1959, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Sweetwater city center injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1956, a category 3 tornado 19.0 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Sweetwater:
  • WESTCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; MIAMI, FL)
  • KENDALL MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; MIAMI, FL)
  • MEADOWBROOK REHAB HOSP OF WEST GABLES (about 5 miles; MIAMI, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sweetwater:
  • MIAMI INTL (about 7 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 26 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 66 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sweetwater:
  • KENDALL-TAMIAMI EXECUTIVE (about 10 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: TMB)
  • OPA LOCKA (about 12 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: OPF)
  • OPA LOCKA WEST (about 12 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: X46)

Amtrak stations near Sweetwater:
  • 7 miles: MIAMI INT'L AIRPORT (MIAMI, TRANSIT BUS LOADING AREA) - Bus Station
  • 10 miles: MIAMI (8303 N.W. 37TH AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.


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
Other and Unallocable 5 $12,226 $29,342 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $9,675 $29,025 7 $4,953
Sewerage 0 $0   2 $2,951
Solid Waste Management 13 $33,527 $30,948 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $28,255 $42,382 9 $16,691
Police Protection - Officers 25 $98,884 $47,464 5 $7,058
Financial Administration 4 $13,233 $39,699 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $12,051 $20,658 9 $6,673
Welfare 8 $15,288 $22,932 2 $1,439
Totals for Government 74 $223,138 $36,184 34 $39,766


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sweetwater:
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MIAMI, FL; Full-time enrollment: 25,323)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (about 16 miles; CORAL GABLES, FL; FT enrollment: 13,050)
  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 22,716)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 29 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)

Churches in Sweetwater include: Grace Baptist Church (A), Grace Church of Kendall (B), Iglesia Bautista de Filadelfia (C).

Parks in Sweetwater include: Carlow Park (1), Ronselli Park (2).


Sweetwater compared to Florida state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Sweetwater:
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WACC (830 AM; 5 kW; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: RADIO PEACE CATHOLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE 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)
  • 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.)
  • WMYM (990 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJCC (1700 AM; 10 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHB (1020 AM; 9 kW; KENDALL, FL; Owner: NEW WORLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sweetwater:
  • 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.)
  • WRTO (98.3 FM; GOULDS, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #2)
  • WMCU (89.7 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCMQ-FM (92.3 FM; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: WCMQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sweetwater:
  • WIMP-CA (Channel 25; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WJAN-CA (Channel 41; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SHERJAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVEB-CA (Channel 21; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WPMF-LP (Channel 31; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • 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.)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • W54BB (Channel 54; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEYS-LP (Channel 56; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

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