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    Glades County, Florida - Statistical Information

    Glades County
      
    
    IDENTIFICATION:
      
       COUNTY NUMBER:               22
       COUNTY NAME:                 Glades     
       COUNTY SEAT:                 Moore Haven             
       NEAREST METROPOLITAN AREA:   Ft. Myers                                  
    POPULATION:
        COUNTY POPULATION:
           1980:                     5,992
           1990:                     7,591  
           1994:                     8,366
        2003:          10,729
        POPULATION PROJECTIONS:
           2005:                    11,500
           2010:                    12,200
        COMPONENTS OF POPULATION CHANGE:
           NATURAL CHANGE:             96
           NET MIGRATION:             184
           TOTAL:                     280
        POPULATION AGE BREAKDOWN:
           0-17:                2,066
           18-44:               2,633
           45-64:               2,017
           65+ :                1,650
        COUNTY AREA:                  774
        POPULATION DENSITY:           10.80
        POP SURROUNDING COUNTIES:     1,702,841
        LARGEST INCORPORATED MUNICIPALITIES:
                    NAME                       POPULATION
           1. Moore Haven                      1,552
    
    EMPLOYMENT: LABOR FORCE: COUNTY CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE: 3,846 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE: 8.7 LABOR FORCE OF SURROUNDING COUNTIES 779,542 COUNTY NONFARM EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY: AGRICULTURAL SERVICES: 18% MINING: * TRADE: * TRANSPORTATION; PUBLIC UTILITIES: 0.3% MANUFACTURING: * CONSTRUCTION: 2.9% FIN, INS, REAL ESTATE: * OTHER SERVICES: 23.6% GOVERNMENT: 15.6% SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS: INCOME: PER CAPITA PERSONAL INCOME: 17,769 MEDIAN EFFECTIVE BUYING INCOME PER HOUSEHOLD: 0 TAXABLE SALES: 15,130,000 BUILDING PERMITS: 18,552,000 GOVERNMENT: TYPE: COMMISSIONER X COMMISSION/MANAGER ZONING REGULATIONS yes PLANNING COMMISSION yes COUNTY TAXES: AD VALOREM MILLAGE RATE: GOVERNMENT: 10.0000 SPECIAL DISTRICT: 0.6970 SCHOOLS: 8.3490 TOTAL: 19.0460 ARE LOCAL OPTION AD VALOREM TAX EXEMPTIONS AVAILABLE? yes UTILITY SERVICE TAX? no RATE 0.00% LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX: 1.0000 LOCAL OPTION GASOLINE TAX $0.0100 PER GALLON
    FINANCIAL: NUMBER OF BANKS: DOMESTIC: 2 FOREIGN: 0 S&L ASSOCIATIONS: 0 BANKS FINANCIAL STANDING (THOUSANDS): DOMESTIC (TOTAL DEPOSITS): 17,077 FOREIGN (TOTAL ASSETS): 0 S&L ASSOC (TOTAL SAVINGS): 0 DOES LOCAL GOVERNMENT ISSUE INDUSTRIAL REVENUE BONDS? yes IS TAX INCREMENT FINANCING AVAILABLE? no UTILITIES: ELECTRICITY: POWER SUPPLIERS: Glades Electric; Florida Power & Light; City of Moore Haven WATER: SUPPLIERS: City of Moore Haven WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT: South Florida MAJOR WATER SOURCE: RIVER LAKE WELLS X IS WATER AVAILABLE FOR NEW INDUSTRY? yes SANITATION: STORM SEWER no SANITARY SEWER no SEWAGE TREATMENT TYPE: PRIMARY SECONDARY TERTIARY SEPTIC X IS SEWERAGE AVAILABLE FOR NEW INDUSTRY? yes SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL: SANITARY LANDFILL X OTHER NATURAL GAS: DISTRIBUTOR None IS GAS AVAILABLE FOR NEW INDUSTRY? no OTHER FUEL SOURCES: NUMBER OF DISTRIBUTORS SERVING COUNTY? FUEL OIL 7 COAL 0 LP GAS 5
    INDUSTRIAL SUPPORT SERVICES: CLOSEST: COMPUTER SERVICES yes Moore Haven/Buckhead Ridge ENGINEERING no Ft. Myers PLATING no Ft. Myers MACHINE SHOP yes CAR & TRUCK RENTAL no Clewiston SECURITY SERVICES no Ft. Myers JOB PRINTING no Clewiston BONDED WAREHOUSING yes FREIGHT FORWARDER no Clewiston INDUSTRIAL PARKS: NUMBER OF INDUSTRIAL PARKS DEVELOPED: 2 INDUSTRIAL PARK ACREAGE: 412 ACREAGE ZONED FOR MANUFACTURING: 412 COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: FOREIGN TRADE ZONE no CLOSEST Port Everglades WORLD TRADE COUNCIL no ENTERPRISE ZONE no MAJOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS: LARGEST EMPLOYERS/PRODUCT OR SERVICE/TOTAL EMPLOYEES: 1. COMPANY: Moore Haven Correctional PRODUCTS: Prison Security EMPLOYEES: 219 2. COMPANY: Lykes Brothers PRODUCTS: Agriculture/Sugar EMPLOYEES: 100 3. COMPANY: Glades Electric PRODUCTS: Utilities EMPLOYEES: 65 4. COMPANY: Brighton Seminole Bingo PRODUCTS: Gaming EMPLOYEES: 80 5. COMPANY: A. Duda PRODUCTS: Farming EMPLOYEES: 25 6. COMPANY: Greenleaf Mulch PRODUCTS: Mulch EMPLOYEES: 19 7. COMPANY: Florida Favorite Fertilizer PRODUCTS: Fertilizer EMPLOYEES: 15 8. COMPANY: Florida Rock PRODUCTS: Mining EMPLOYEES: 15 9. COMPANY: Bank PRODUCTS: Banking EMPLOYEES: 8 10. COMPANY: Thomas Grinding PRODUCTS: Manufacturing EMPLOYEES: 21
    TRANSPORTATION: INTERSTATES/TURNPIKES: 1. I-75 2. Florida Turnpike MAJOR HIGHWAYS: 1. US 27 2. SR 78 RAILROADS: 1. CSX 2. MAJOR COMMERCIAL AIRPORT SERVING COUNTY: Southwest Florida Int'l DISTANCE TO COUNTY SEAT: 60 miles AVERAGE NUMBER OF DAILY FLIGHTS: 150 NO. OF AIRLINES SERVING AIRPORT: 17 LENGTH OF LONGEST RUNWAY: 12,000 AIRPORT SERVICES OFFERED: CHARTER: yes PRIVATE AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE: yes CUSTOMS PORT OF ENTRY: yes IMMIGRATION: yes AIR CARGO: yes INTERNATIONAL AIR: yes LOCAL COMMERCIAL/EXECUTIVE AIRPORTS: 1. none RUNWAY LENGTH: 0 RUNWAY SURFACE: LIGHTED RUNWAY: AIRCRAFT TIEDOWN: 2. RUNWAY LENGTH: 0 RUNWAY SURFACE: LIGHTED RUNWAY: AIRCRAFT TIEDOWN: NEAREST PORT WITH DOCKING FACILITIES: 1. Port of Palm Beach DISTANCE: 75 miles DEPTH: 32' WAREHOUSING: yes STEVEDORING: yes 2. Port Everglades DISTANCE: 105 miles DEPTH: 42' WAREHOUSING: yes STEVEDORING: yes
    COMMUNICATIONS: NEWSPAPERS: LOCAL: Glades County Democrat CIRCULATION: 1,500 ONLINE NEWS: Sunday Morning News CIRCULATION: 12,500 LARGEST REGIONAL Palm Beach Post CIRCULATION: 245,000 RADIO: NUMBER OF RADIO STATIONS RECEIVED: AM 2 FM 4 TELEVISION: CABLE AVAILABLE yes NUMBER OF NON-CABLE CHANNELS RECEIVED 4 TELEPHONE: TELEPHONE SERVICE COMPANY Sprint MAIL/PARCEL: NEAREST REGIONAL MAIL HANDLING FACILITY: West Palm Beach PARCEL SERVICE yes AIR/OVERNIGHT PARCEL SERVICE yes K-12 EDUCATION: PUBLIC: SCHOOLS: 4 TEACHERS: 54 ENROLLMENT: 998 PRIVATE: SCHOOLS: 0 TEACHERS: 0 ENROLLMENT: 0 MATH: 66.00 COMMUNICATIONS: 95.00 THERE ARE 36 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES WITH 86.11% CONTINUING EDUCATION POST SECONDARY EDUCATION: COLLEGES OR UNIVERSITIES: 1. University of South Florida 2. Nova University 3. Florida Atlantic University JUNIOR OR COMMUNITY COLLEGES (WITHIN 50 MILE RADIUS): 1. Edison Community College 2. Palm Beach Community College VO-TECH SCHOOLS (WITHIN 50 MILE RADIUS): 1. West Tech 2. Lee Vo-Tech CURRICULUM OFFERED: DATA PROCESSING yes WELDING & CUTTING no ELECTRICAL WIRING no AVIATION/AVIONICS no DRAFTING no SHEET METAL no MACHINE SHOP no ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY yes LASER ELECTRO OPTICS no BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY no ROBOTICS/COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING no MEDICAL: HOSPITALS: 0 NUMBER OF BEDS: 0 NURSING HOMES: 0 NUMBER OF BEDS: 0 PHYSICIANS: 2 DENTISTS: 0 FACILITIES: MOTELS: 12 TOTAL ROOMS AVAILABLE: 205 HOTELS: 0 TOTAL ROOMS AVAILABLE: 0 CIVIC AUDITORIUMS: 1 TOTAL SEATING CAPACITY: 500 REGIONAL MALLS: 0 SHOPPING CENTERS: 0 LIBRARIES: 1 CHURCHES: PROTESTANT: 6 JEWISH: 0 CATHOLIC: 1 OTHER: 0 RECREATION: TENNIS COURTS: no BEACHES: no GOLF COURSES: no CITY/STATE PARKS: yes BOATING: yes PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS: no MOVIE THEATERS: no COUNTRY CLUBS: no SYMPHONY: no MUSEUMS: no ZOO: no PARIMUTUEL WAGERING: yes PRIMARY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CONTACT: AGENCY Glades County Chamber of Commerce ADDRESS Post Office Box 490 CITY Moore Haven ST FL ZIP 33471 PHONE (863) 946-0440