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Welaka, FL

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Welaka Profile


Overview

Welaka is a tiny town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 714 people and just one neighborhood, Welaka is the 450th largest community in Florida.

Occupations and Workforce

Welaka is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Welaka is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Welaka who work in maintenance occupations (27.71%), sales jobs (12.45%), and office and administrative support (10.44%).

A relatively large number of people in Welaka telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.53% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Welaka has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Welaka a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Welaka is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Welaka Demographics

The population of Welaka has a very low overall level of education: only 7.84% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Welaka in 2018 was $20,205, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,820 for a family of four.

Welaka is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Welaka home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Welaka residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Welaka include English, Irish, German, Dutch, and French.

The most common language spoken in Welaka is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Welaka, FL HOMES

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TYPE OF Welaka, FL HOMES

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SIZE OF Welaka, FL HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

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Education

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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1 in 258

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Welaka VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Welaka Property CRIMES

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National Median: 26.9
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to FL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
C. L. Overturf Jr 6th Grade Center School
1100 S 18 Th St
Palatka, FL 32177
06-06
Kelley Smith Elementary School
141 Kelley Smith School Rd
Palatka, FL 32177
PK-05
Robert H. Jenkins Junior Middle School
1100 N 19 Th St
Palatka, FL 32177
07-08
George C. Miller Jr. Middle School
101 S Prospect St
Crescent City, FL 32112
06-08
Middleton-Burney Elementary School
1020 Huntington Rd
Crescent City, FL 32112
PK-05
Crescent City High School
2201 S Us Highway 17
Crescent City, FL 32112
09-12
Palatka High School
302 Mellon Rd
Palatka, FL 32177
09-12
Browning-Pearce Elementary School
100 Bear Blvd
San Mateo, FL 32187
PK-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Florida

(10 is best)

Better than of FL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 53.3% 54.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 52.8% 50.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.5% 4.0%

Educational Expenditures

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