South Beach, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The South Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 3,582 as of July 1, 2017. South Beach ranks in 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 South Beach is located at latitude 27.5755 and longitude -80.3334 in Indian River County. The formal boundaries for the South Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 4.13 sq. miles. Indian River County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The South Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402867) 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 South Beach Census Designated Place is located within of Indian River County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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South Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,582
Daytime Population: Workers 342
Daytime Population: Residents 2,473
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,815
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 3,582
Population in Familes 3,039
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,318
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $122,111
Average Household Income $180,820
Per Capita Income $86,177


Total Housing Units 2,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,581 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 ( 5.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 612 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $663,653
Average Home Value $736,055


Total Households 1,709
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,242
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% 0.2%
Households 0.25% 0.13%
Families 0.01% 0.02%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.08%

South Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 542 41st
Population Density # 512 44th
Diversity Index # 900 2nd
Median Household Income # 11 99th
Per Capita Income # 12 99th

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