Indian Shores, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Indian Shores, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Indian Shores had a population of 1,453 as of July 1, 2016. Indian Shores ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Indian Shores is located at latitude 27.8507 and longitude -82.8448 in Pinellas County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Indian Shores (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.6 sq. miles. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Town of Indian Shores (GNIS ID: 2405886) 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 Town of Indian Shores is located within Boca Ciega CCD of Pinellas County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Indian Shores: Indian Rocks Beach South Shore.

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Indian Shores, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,453
Population in Households 1,453
Population in Familes 998
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,295
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 821
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 442
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 2,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 580 (21.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,850 (69.3%)
Median Home Value $342,282
Average Home Value $449,483


Median Household Income $66,953
Average Household Income $106,848
Per Capita Income $60,373
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.61%
Households 0.22% 0.51%
Families 0.07% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Indian Shores, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian Shores 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 # 701 24th
Population Density1 # 152 84th
Diversity Index2 # 782 15th
Median Household Income # 138 85th
Per Capita Income # 36 96th

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