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A Taste of Key West, Florida

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT KEY WEST?

  1. Key West is a city in Monroe County, Florida, United States. According to the 2010 United States Census Bureau, the city has a population of 24,649.

  2. The median income for a household in the city was $43,021, and the median income for those classified as families was $50,895.

  3. Key West is a seaport destination for many passenger cruise ships. The Key West International Airport provides airline service. Hotels and guest houses are available for lodging

  4. Hurricanes rarely hit Key West, and the island has been relatively lucky. Locals say that Hurricane Wilma on October 24, 2005, was the worst storm in memory.

  5. Many of the black Bahamian immigrants live in an area of Old Town next to the Truman Annex called "Bahama Village".

Radio Stations
W220DF (KAWZ) (CP) 89.3 FM Key West, FL Religious
WKWR 90.1 FM Key West, FL Christian Contemporary
W213BF (WJFM) 90.5 FM Key West, FL Gospel Music
WJIR 90.9 FM Key West, FL Christian Contemporary
WEOW 92.7 FM Key West, FL Top-40
WKEY 93.5 FM Key West, FL Oldies
WKEY (CP) 93.7 FM Key West, FL Oldies
WWUS 104.1 FM Big Pine Key, FL Classic Hits
WKIZ 1500 AM Key West, FL Talk
WKWF 1600 AM Key West, FL Sports

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Demographics of Key West, Florida

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

84.94%

9.28%

0.39%

1.29%

16.54%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Bahama Village Key West, Fl
Bahama Village   (Digital photo taken by Marc Averette.)


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Famous Blacks from Key West, Florida

     
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Businesses in Key West, Florida


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


CULTURE

  1. Lofton B Sands African Bahamian Museum & Resource Center -  Category: Culture -   Attractions include permanent exhibit about the Henrietta Marie, a slave ship.   - 324 Truman Ave., Key West. Phone (305) 295-7337

  2. Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society & Museum -  Category: Culture -   Site of the African Graves   - 200 Greene St., Key West. (305) 294-2633  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Blue Heaven -  Category: Breakfast & Brunch, Caribbean -  Fine dining in a casual setting indoor & outdoor dining & bars - live entertainment   - 729 Thomas St. Key West, Florida 33040 (305) 296-8666  - (reviews)

  2. Bobalu's Southern Cafe -  Category: American, Pizza, Southern/Soul -   301 US Hwy 1 Big Coppitt Key, FL 33040 (305) 296-1664  - (view menu)

  3. Daddy Bones -  Category: Barbecue, Pub Food, Southern/Soul -   2502 N Roosevelt Blvd. Key West, FL 33040 (305) 295-7427

  4. Eat 'n Grinn -  Category: Barbecue, American, Breakfast, Brunch -   926 Simonton St Key West, FL 33040 (305) 296-3777

  5. Meteor Smokehouse -  Category: Burgers, Chicken, Ribs, Barbecue -   404 Southard St Key West, FL 33040 (305) 294-5602

  6. The Conch Shop -  Category: Caribbean, Burgers, Southern/Soul -   308 Petronia St. Key West, FL 33040 (305) 292-5005

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Fantasy Fest Parade in Key West Florida

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CHURCHES



  1. Bethel AME Church -   223 Truman Ave. Key West, FL 33040 (305) 294-9951  - (visit website)

  2. Southernmost Church of God in Christ -  729 Fleming Street Key West, FL 33040-6827 (305) 292-6416

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Blue Heaven -  Category: Breakfast & Brunch, Caribbean - Live Entertainment -  Fine dining in a casual setting indoor & outdoor dining & bars - live entertainment   - 729 Thomas St. Key West, Florida 33040 (305) 296-8666  - (reviews)

  2. Schooner Wharf Bar -  Category: Nightlife -   - 202 William Street Key West, FL 33040 (305) 292-3302   - (visit website)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Bahama village Goombay Festival -     1107 Whitehead Street Key West, FL 33040 (305) 896-5514 - (visit website)

    The rich Caribbean tradition that flavors Key West's culture is to be celebrated during the annual Goombay Festival.


  2. Key West African-American Heritage Festival -     1107 Whitehead Street Key West, FL 33040 (305) 797-7225

    Enjoy the street fair- great live music, song, foods, crafts and more!


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