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Sebring is a city in Highlands County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after George E. Sebring, founder

The latitude of Sebring is 27.495N. The longitude is -81.441W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 135 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,878.


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Median household income
Local
$23,555
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sebring demographic reports
Sebring is on Lake Jackson
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 147. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 14.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Highlands County Fair - Feb. 9-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sebring web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Highlands Hammock State Park
Historic sites and museums: Museum of Florida's Art and Culture, Children?s Museum of the Highlands

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sebring demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Highlands County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33870 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Sebring residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sebring ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sebring was $15,125, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Sebring residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Sebring include Sebring Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sebring, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.


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Libraries in Sebring include Sebring Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sebring include Sebring News-Sun

TV stations in Sebring include WHRT-CA.

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Highlands County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sebring political report.

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The average commute time for Sebring workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Sebring include Four Points Sebring, Holiday Inn, Kenilworth Lodge, Quality Inn.

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