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Okeechobee is a city in Okeechobee County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,376 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 5,784. It is the county seat of Okeechobee County. The Speckled Perch Festival is held annually in honor of the most famous fish of Lake Okeechobee. This area was the site of the worst effects of the 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane, the first recorded Category 5 hurricane in the North Atlantic and still one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to strike the US. Okeechobee is the site of international broadcasting radio station WYFR, which broadcasts Christian radio programming on the shortwave bands. Okeechobee is serviced by the Okeechobee County Airport (IATA: OBE, ICAO: KOBE). (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Okeechobee County39,604 Population (as of 2000)
Florida State43,478 Population (current)
1,150.2 Square Miles of Land2.5 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
8.6 Square Miles of Water$76,650 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$30,205 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
724 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$36,342,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
6,736 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$151,317,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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