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Atlantic Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Atlantic Beach had a population of 13,076 as of July 1, 2016. Atlantic Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Atlantic Beach is located at latitude 30.3386 and longitude -81.3966 in Duval County. The formal boundaries for the City of Atlantic Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.49 sq. miles and a water area of 9.48 sq. miles. Duval County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The City of Atlantic Beach (GNIS ID: 2403127) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Atlantic Beach is located within Jacksonville Beaches CCD of Duval County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Atlantic Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Atlantic Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,076
Population in Households 13,049
Population in Familes 9,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 3,743
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 5,671
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,416
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,365 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,306 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 622 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $352,755
Average Home Value $449,198


Median Household Income $63,781
Average Household Income $91,926
Per Capita Income $39,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.78%
Households 0.42% 0.71%
Families 0.28% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Atlantic Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlantic Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 267 71st
Population Density1 # 182 80th
Diversity Index2 # 507 45th
Median Household Income # 161 83rd
Per Capita Income # 142 85th

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