Hendry County, Florida - Southwest Florida Online™

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COUNTY SEAT: LaBelle COUNTY SIZE: 1,153 sq. mi. PERSONS PER SQUARE MILE: 31.4 POPULATION: 1980: 18,599 1993: 28,061 2001: 36,562 % POPULATION BY AGE GROUP 0-17: 30.OO% 18-64: 57.43% 65+: 10.19%
MEDIAN VALUE OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING: $71,500
INCOME Per Capita: $13,663 PERSONS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL: 24.1%
UTILITIES Telephone: Sprint Electric: Florida Power & Light Co., Glades Electric Coop. Natural Gas: none Water: Cities of LaBelle, Clewiston, Port LaBelle Utility System
NONFARM EMPLOYMENT Agricultural Services: 2,545 Mining: * Trade: 1,620 Trans. Public Utilities: * Manufacturing: 928 Construction: 627 Fin Ins Real Estate: 509 Services: 1,539 Government: 2,082
EDUCATION Public Schools: 10 Nonpublic Schools: 2 Higher Education: Edison Comm. College, Florida Gulf Coast Univ., Votech: Belle Glade Vo-Tech, Lee County Vo-Tech, Palm Beach Vo-Tech
HEALTH CARE Physicians: 21 General Hospitals: 1
MAJOR HIGHWAYS/INTERSTATES I-75, US 27, SR 80, SR 29 AIR SERVICE Southwest Florida Regional Airport, LaBelle Municipal Airport

   

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