Sebastian, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Sebastian, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Sebastian had a population of 24,364 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Sebastian is located at latitude 27.8164 and longitude -80.4706 in Indian River County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sebastian (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.88 sq. miles. Indian River County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Sebastian (GNIS ID: 2405438) 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 Sebastian is located within Vero Beach CCD of Indian River County.


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Sebastian, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 24,364
Population in Households 24,322
Population in Familes 19,468
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 1,781
Diversity Index3 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,331
Average Household Income $63,314
Per Capita Income $27,177

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,957 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,747 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,764 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,446 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $184,830
Average Home Value $206,008
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,511
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 7,084
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.28% 1.56%
Households 1.22% 1.52%
Families 1.12% 1.43%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Sebastian, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sebastian to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 161 83rd
Population Density # 433 53rd
Diversity Index # 620 33rd
Median Household Income # 443 52nd
Per Capita Income # 454 51st

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