Havana, Florida

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Havana, Florida
Town
7th Ave E at U.S. Highway 27 in 2007.
7th Ave E at U.S. Highway 27 in 2007.
Location in Gadsden County and the state of Florida
Location in Gadsden County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 30°37′27″N 84°24′54″W / 30.62417°N 84.41500°W / 30.62417; -84.41500Coordinates: 30°37′27″N 84°24′54″W / 30.62417°N 84.41500°W / 30.62417; -84.41500
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Gadsden
Government
 • Town Manager Howard L. McKinnon[1]
 • Town Clerk Shelia A. Evans[1]
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 236 ft (72 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,713
 • Density 901.6/sq mi (356.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32333
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-29150[2]
GNIS feature ID 0283812[3]
Website Official website

Havana is a town in Gadsden County, Florida, United States and suburb of Tallahassee. The population was 1,713 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 1,703.[4] It is part of the Tallahassee, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Havana is located at 30°37′27″N 84°24′54″W / 30.62417°N 84.41500°W / 30.62417; -84.41500 (30.624245, -84.414955)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land. Former Illinois forward, Sam McLaurin, is from Havana.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Havana, Florida
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 83
(28)
85
(29)
90
(32)
92
(33)
100
(38)
102
(39)
102
(39)
101
(38)
98
(37)
95
(35)
87
(31)
84
(29)
102
(39)
Average high °F (°C) 64
(18)
67
(19)
74
(23)
79
(26)
86
(30)
90
(32)
91
(33)
90
(32)
88
(31)
81
(27)
73
(23)
66
(19)
79.1
(26.1)
Average low °F (°C) 40
(4)
42
(6)
48
(9)
52
(11)
61
(16)
68
(20)
71
(22)
70
(21)
66
(19)
57
(14)
49
(9)
42
(6)
55.5
(13.1)
Record low °F (°C) 4
(−16)
0
(−18)
19
(−7)
31
(−1)
36
(2)
49
(9)
60
(16)
59
(15)
48
(9)
33
(1)
20
(−7)
12
(−11)
0
(−18)
Precipitation inches (mm) 4.80
(121.9)
4.92
(125)
5.86
(148.8)
3.68
(93.5)
5.04
(128)
5.92
(150.4)
7.36
(186.9)
6.78
(172.2)
4.15
(105.4)
4.11
(104.4)
3.51
(89.2)
3.77
(95.8)
59.9
(1,521.5)
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Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,713 people, 700 households, and 471 families residing in the town. The population density was 922.5 people per square mile (355.6/km²). There were 762 housing units at an average density of 410.4 per square mile (158.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 41.86% White, 56.74% African American, 0.06% Asian, 0.82% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.23% of the population.

There were 700 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.1% were married couples living together, 20.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 83.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,344, and the median income for a family was $38,487. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $19,958 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,481. About 11.1% of families and 16.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.3% of those under age 18 and 23.0% of those age 65 or over.

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