Glades County

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Glades County, Florida

500 Ave J Suite 102
Moore Haven, FL 33471
Phone: (863) 946-6010
Fax: (863) 946-0560

In south-central FL, includes part of Lake Okeechobee; organized Apr 23, 1921 from DeSoto County. Name Origin: A shortened form of Everglades: the county is at their northern extent.

Area (sq mi):: 986.43 (land 773.64; water 212.79) Population per square mile: 14.50
Population 2005: 11,252 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 6.40%; 1990-2000 39.30% Population 2000: 10,576 (White 68.60%; Black or African American 10.50%; Hispanic or Latino 15.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 12.10%). Foreign born: 7.90%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,338; median household $30,774; Population below poverty level: 15.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,391-$17,159
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.30% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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