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Yulee, Florida
CDP
Images from top, left to right: Railroad in Yulee, Robert M. Foster Justice Center, Yulee High School, Tributary of the Nassau River
Images from top, left to right: Railroad in Yulee, Robert M. Foster Justice Center, Yulee High School, Tributary of the Nassau River
Location in Nassau County and the state of Florida
Location in Nassau County and the state of Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Nassau
Area
 • Total 23 sq mi (59.6 km2)
 • Land 23 sq mi (59.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 36 ft (11 m)
Population (2016)
 • Total 12,702
 • Density 496.2/sq mi (140.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 32041, 32097
Area code(s) 904
FIPS code 12-79175
GNIS feature ID 0293610

Yulee is a census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County, Florida, United States. The population is currently 12,702 as of July 2016. Yulee is part of the Jacksonville metropolitan area, which was home to 1,449,481 people in 2015.

Yulee is located within 15 miles of Amelia Island and the Jacksonville International Airport and is home to the Florida State College at Jacksonville's Nassau Center, the White Oak Conservation, two renown golf courses, the Nassau Wildlife Management Area, Robert M. Foster Justice Center, Four Creeks State Forest, the Yulee Branch Library, Nassau County Sheriff's Office Headquarters, and the Florida Welcome Center on Interstate 95. In addition Yulee is provided regional services by the Jacksonville Transportation Authority.

History

A post office called Yulee has been in operation since 1893. The community was named for David Levy Yulee, a United States Senator from Florida.

Geography

Yulee is located at 30°37′50″N 81°34′26″W / 30.63056°N 81.57389°W / 30.63056; -81.57389 (30.630679, -81.573981).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 59.6 km² (23.0 mi²), of which 59.5 km² (23.0 mi²) is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) (0.09%) is water.

FL St Marys River US 17 Bridge01
St. Mary's River Bridge in Yulee

Neighborhoods

There are more than 10 neighborhoods within Yulee's area.

  • Blackmon/Haddock
  • Heron Isles
  • Hickory Village
  • Hideaway and Pinewood Pointe
  • Lofton Oaks
  • Meadowfield Bluffs
  • Pirate's Wood
  • Plummers Creek
  • River Glen
  • Timber Creek Plantation

Area code

Yulee is covered by area code:

  • 904

ZIP codes

Yulee is covered by two ZIP codes:

  • 32041
  • 32097

Demographics

David Levy Yulee - Brady-Handy
United States Senator David Levy Yulee, after whom Yulee is named.

The United States Census in 2014 stated that Yulee had a total population of 11,609, and of which 5,564 were male (47.9%) and 6,045 were female (52.1%). The population of Yulee is 2.3% foreign born and 97.7% native born.

In total 4,797 housing units were within the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.2% White, 7.0% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population. 77.9% of the population was 18 years of age or older.

Age Range as of 2014 Percentage
Under 5 years 6.4%
5 to 9 years 6.4%
10 to 14 years 4.5%
15 to 19 years 6.5%
20 to 24 years 5.3%
25 to 34 years 14.9%
35 to 44 years 13.5%
45 to 54 years 14.6%
55 to 59 years 7.9%
60 to 64 years 5.2%
65 to 74 years 9.9%
75 to 84 years 2.8%
85 years and over 2.0%

Climate

Like much of the south Atlantic region of the United States, Yulee has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa), with mild weather during winters and hot and humid weather during summers. Seasonal rainfall is concentrated in the warmest months from May through September, while the driest months are from November through April. Due to Yulee's low latitude and proximity to the coast it allows for very little cold weather, and winters are typically mild and sunny.

Climate data for Yulee, Florida
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 63.0
(17.22)
65.8
(18.78)
71.2
(21.78)
76.8
(24.89)
83.3
(28.5)
88.0
(31.11)
90.6
(32.56)
89.3
(31.83)
85.6
(29.78)
79.2
(26.22)
72.2
(22.33)
64.9
(18.28)
77.5
(25.28)
Daily mean °F (°C) 53.8
(12.11)
56.5
(13.61)
61.9
(16.61)
67.7
(19.83)
75.0
(23.89)
80.4
(26.89)
82.6
(28.11)
82.1
(27.83)
79.2
(26.22)
72.1
(22.28)
63.9
(17.72)
56.3
(13.5)
69.3
(20.72)
Average low °F (°C) 44.5
(6.94)
47.2
(8.44)
52.6
(11.44)
58.6
(14.78)
66.7
(19.28)
72.8
(22.67)
74.6
(23.67)
74.9
(23.83)
72.8
(22.67)
65.0
(18.33)
55.6
(13.11)
47.6
(8.67)
61.1
(16.17)
Precipitation inches (mm) 3.42
(86.9)
3.20
(81.3)
3.92
(99.6)
2.82
(71.6)
2.31
(58.7)
5.27
(133.9)
5.52
(140.2)
5.82
(147.8)
6.91
(175.5)
4.59
(116.6)
2.08
(52.8)
2.95
(74.9)
48.81
(1,239.8)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 9.1 8.4 8.4 5.9 6.0 11.5 11.9 12.5 11.8 8.1 7.3 8.2 109.1
Source: NOAA (1981-2010 Normals)

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