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Highlands County, Florida

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Population:

  • Total Population: 87,366
  • Males: 42,497
  • Females: 44,869

Ethnicity:

  • White: 66,849
  • Black/African American: 7,911
  • Hispanic: 10,462
  • Native American/Eskimo: 208
  • Asian: 904
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 48
  • 2 or more: 984

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (71,295)
  2. Spanish (8,970)
  3. German (455)
  4. French (390)
  5. Tagalog (345)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 7,912

  1. Mexico (3,273)
  2. Canada (964)
  3. Philippines (351)
  4. Cuba (327)
  5. Jamaica (316)
  6. Haiti (232)
  7. United Kingdom (231)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (9,706)
  2. Catholic Church (4,639)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (4,063)
  4. Seventh-day Adventist Church (1,718)
  5. Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (1,201)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 40,079
    • Sensory: 2,951
    • Physical: 11,525
    • Mental: 5,010
    • Self-care: 3,052
    • Go outside home: 8,261
    • Employment: 7,013

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 747

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 37,471
    • Utility gas: 931
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,134
    • Electricity: 33,558
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 169
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 109
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 51
    • No fuel used: 519

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 71,599
    • No vehicle: 4,837
    • 1 or more vehicle: 66,762

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 848
    • No High School: 4,719
    • Some High School: 11,020
    • High School: 22,517
    • Some College: 14,028
    • Associate's Degree: 3,118
    • College Degree: 5,429
    • Master's Degree: 2,088
    • Professional Degree: 1,012
    • Doctoral Degree: 308

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 37,471
    • Owners with phone: 29,390
    • Owners without phone: 464
    • Renters with phone: 6,615
    • Renters without phone: 1,002

    10 closest counties:

    1. Hardee County, Florida
    2. DeSoto County, Florida
    3. Okeechobee County, Florida
    4. Glades County, Florida
    5. Polk County, Florida
    6. Hendry County, Florida
    7. Osceola County, Florida
    8. Charlotte County, Florida
    9. Lee County, Florida
    10. Indian River County, Florida

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    33825, 33826, 33852, 33857, 33862, 33870, 33871, 33872, 33875, 33876, 33960

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WWOJ (99.1 FM) SEBRING, FL
    • WXCX (105.7 FM) SEBRING, FL
    • WWTK (730 AM) SEBRING, FL
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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