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Starke is a city in Bradford County.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named after Gov. Starke Perry; another has it honoring Thomas Starke, landholder.

The latitude of Starke is 29.943N. The longitude is -82.11W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 164 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,665.


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Median household income
Local
$27,021
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Starke demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 37. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Strawberry Festival - April 19-20, 2008
  • Bradford County Fair - March 17-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Starke web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Camp Blanding Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Starke demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bradford 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 32091 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Starke residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Starke ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Starke was $13,507, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Starke residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Starke include Call Street Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Starke, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $659.


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Libraries in Starke include Bradford County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Starke include Bradford County Telegraph

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

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The average commute time for Starke workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Starke include Best Western, Days Inn, Red Carpet Inn.

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