Zolfo Springs, Florida

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Zolfo Springs, Florida

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High Points

Zolfo Springs strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Zolfo Springs Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Zolfo Springs Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Zolfo Springs, Florida

Comparing Zolfo Springs to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 5 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 7 3
Short Commute Times 3 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Rents 4 7
People Living Alone 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 4 7
Low Property Crime 1 3

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Zolfo Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles S of Lakeland, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles SE of Tampa, Florida
County Hardee
Standard Zip Codes 33890
Phone Area Codes 863
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.493
Longitude -81.796

Zolfo Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.9 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 17.7 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
Distance 19.6 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
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Zolfo Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,641 100%
Male 830 50.6%
Female 811 49.4%
Under 18 530 32.3%
18+ 1,111 67.7%
65+ 244 14.9%
Median Age 30
Average Family Size 3.55
White 1,078 65.7%
African-American 55 3.4%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 477 29.1%
Mixed Race 24 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 880 53.6%

Estimated Zolfo Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,666
Growth 25
Growth % 1.5%

Zolfo Springs Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 70.4%
US/American 10.6%
English 8%
German 4%
Irish 3%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Polish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Zolfo Springs 1,641 $27,188
Arcadia 6,604 $29,593
Avon Park 8,542 $27,617
Bowling Green 2,892 $28,333
Fort Meade 5,691 $38,125
Sebring 9,667 $29,915
Wauchula 4,368 $29,943
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Zolfo Springs High Schools (2004)

A Non-traditional School
Serves 22 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.5

Zolfo Springs Colleges

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Nicholls, Georgia 87.6   24.2% 13.3% 4.2% 27 $24,479 7.3% 44.6% 1,008 30% 53.6 1.4% 6.9
2. Lake Hamilton, Florida 86.3   18.1% 14.8% 12.1% 28 $38,050 7.4% 28.9% 1,304 21.5% 74.4 1.7% 4.6
3. Tatum, Texas 78   27% 12.5% 8.3% 28 $30,119 7.2% 26.4% 1,175 25.4% 43.4 1% 1.7
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