Okeechobee Information

Okeechobee Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Okeechobee, FL

General Okeechobee Information

State: Florida

County: Okeechobee County

Close cities: Canal Point, FL, Cypress Quarters, FL, Okeechobee, FL, Buckhead Ridge, FL, Lorida, FL, Indiantown, FL, Taylor Creek, FL

Okeechobee Population (census data)
Total 5,937 (+9.1% since 2000)
Male 2,969 (50.0%)
Female 2,968 (50.0%)

Population Density: 1,439 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 89.1 (US Avg is 100)

Okeechobee Elevation: 29 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.13 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,930

Zip Codes: 34972, 34973, and 34974.

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Okeechobee Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (71.3%)
  • Hispanic (15.7%)
  • Black (10.8%)
  • Other race (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (11.6%)
  • United States (11.0%)
  • German (10.5%)
  • English (10.1%)
  • Italian (2.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.3%)
Foriegn Born: 391 people (6.6%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Okeechobee Sports Teams

Major League Baseball:
NFL Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins
NBA Basketball: Miami Heat,
NHL Hockey: Florida Panthers
NCAA Sports: University of Central Florida, Florida Atlantic University

Okeechobee School Information

High Schools
New Endeavor High School (575 SW 28th Street, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Okeechobee High School (2800 Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Okeechobee High School AOF (2880 Highway 441 North, Okeechobee, FL, 34972 - Okeechobee County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Osceola Middle School (825 SW 28th Street, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Yearling Middle School (925 NW 23rd Lane, Okeechobee, FL, 34972 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Central Elementary School (610 SW 5th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Everglades Elementary School (3725 SE 8th Street, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 - Okeechobee County School District District)
North Elementary School (3000 NW 10th Terrace, Okeechobee, FL, 34972 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Seminole Elementary School (2690 NW 42nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL, 34972 - Okeechobee County School District District)
South Elementary School (2468 SW 7th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Ace Pre - Kindergarten Handicapped (575 SW 28th Street, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Okeechobee Freshman Campus (610 SW 2nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Okeechobee Juvenile Justice - Level 10 (5050 NE 168th Street, Okeechobee, FL, 34972 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Okeechobee Juvenile Justice - Level 4 (42660 Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL, 34972 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Okeechobee Juvenile Justice - Level 6 (1117 NE 39th Boulevard, Okeechobee, FL, 34972 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Okeechobee Juvenile Justice Vision Quest - Level 6 (42660 Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL, 34972 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Student Services/Special Programs (700 SW 2nd Avenue, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 - Okeechobee County School District District)
Washington County Program/Eckerd (7202 Highway 441 N, Okeechobee, FL, 34972 - Dozier/Okeechobee District)

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