Wauchula, Florida

Population 4,956

Wauchula is located in Hardee County, FL. The population is 4,956, making Wauchula the largest city in Hardee County.

There are 9 public schools in Wauchula with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Wauchula is moderate , and there are 27 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Wauchula is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Wauchula property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Wauchula include Zolfo Springs, Bowling Green and Ona.

Wauchula Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 27%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.1%

Crime Rate

36.68% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 164
  • Violent Crimes: 409
  • Robbery: 61
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

71.06% Higher than national avg.
  • 27 offenders in Wauchula
  • 54.48 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

64 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 2
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 61


Moderate 2.9%
  • Florida unemployment average: 2.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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9 Public Schools view public schools

There are 9 K-12 public schools in Wauchula, FL and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Wauchula's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.
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  • Hardee
1 Private School


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6 Building Permits View All

  • In 2002, the city of Wauchula, FL issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2001, the city of Wauchula, FL issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $591
  • 1 Bedroom: $595
  • 2 Bedrooms: $783
  • 3 Bedrooms: $971
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,202

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Environmental Hazards

64 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (386/398)
    Wauchula, FL has 96.98% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Wauchula, FL is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.35 Average
    Wauchula, FL is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 60.68°
  • February 64.8°
  • March 67.13°
  • April 73.67°
  • May 79.7°
  • June 82.41°
  • July 83.02°
  • August 83.44°
  • September 82.17°
  • October 74.3°
  • November 67.5°
  • December 63.22°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Wauchula, FL

Wauchula, FL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Wauchula, FL has no risk of hurricanes.
Wauchula, FL has a very low risk of hail storms.
Wauchula, FL has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Wauchula, FL: $35,583


Unemployment in Wauchula is 2.9%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.5% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 49.05%
White Collar - 50.95%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Rick Scott
  • Sen. Bill Nelson
  • Sen. Marco Rubio

City Representatives

  • Tom Rooney

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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3 Cemeteries view all

11 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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