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People

Total Population 4,909
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 2,078
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,559
% Above Poverty Level 81.2%
% Below Poverty Level 18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $640
Median House Value $76,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.9%
US/American 0%
English 4%
Irish 8.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wauchula Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles S of Lakeland, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles SE of Tampa, Florida
County Hardee
Standard Zip Codes 33873
Phone Area Codes 863
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.546
Longitude -81.811

Wauchula Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WAUCHULA
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 49 to 73 F
Apr Temp 57 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 64 to 85 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
Station AVON PARK 2 W
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 73 F
Apr Temp 59 to 83 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 64 to 84 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Station ARCADIA
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 73 F
Apr Temp 57 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 64 to 85 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avon Park 9,974 $32,706
Bowling Green 2,916 $33,806
Fort Meade 5,824 $51,292
Frostproof 3,062 $44,342
Sebring 10,371 $35,910
Zolfo Springs 2,003 $35,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wauchula Hospitals

FLORIDA HOSPITAL WAUCHULA
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
533 W CARLTON RD
(863) 773-3101
Emergency Service: Yes

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Wauchula High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

HARDEE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
200 S FLORIDA AVENUE
863-773-3147
Serves 1,233 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

HARDEE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
830 ALTMAN ROAD
863-773-3181
Serves 1,196 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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