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Hobe Sound, Florida - Basic Facts

The Hobe Sound Census Designated Place had a population of 11,571 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Hobe Sound is located at latitude 27.0732 and longitude -80.1412 in Martin County. The formal boundaries for the Hobe Sound Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.68 sq. miles. Martin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Hobe Sound Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402592) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Hobe Sound Census Designated Place is located within Port Salerno-Hobe Sound CCD of Martin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hobe Sound population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Hobe Sound Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map

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Hobe Sound, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 11,571
Population in Households 11,321
Population in Familes 8,504
Population in Group Qrtrs 250
Population Density1 2,197
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 5,436
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 3,193
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,045 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,391 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,262 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $186,525
Average Home Value $281,221


Median Household Income $40,113
Average Household Income $65,868
Per Capita Income $31,366
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.53%
Households 0.19% 0.62%
Families -0.08% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.


Hobe Sound, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hobe Sound to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 289 69th
Population Density1 # 349 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 617 33rd
Median Household Income # 570 38th
Per Capita Income # 236 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.