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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C+
Welaka is a town in Florida with a population of 614. Welaka is in Putnam County. Living in Welaka offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Welaka and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$90,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$556
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    147
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    587
    500
  • Theft
    441
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$26,765
National
$55,322
Children
12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%
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Welaka Reviews

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I have lived in Welaka, Florida my entire life. Welaka, Florida is a very small friendly town, where everyone knows one another. Welaka,Florida is right off the St. Johns River and is home to many fishermen and is a great place to retire and vacation.
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