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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.
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.
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.
11% of Starke residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Starke include Call Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Starke, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $659.
Libraries in Starke include Bradford County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Starke include Bradford County Telegraph
Bradford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Starke political report.
The average commute time for Starke workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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