Bradenton Beach, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Bradenton Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Bradenton Beach had a population of 1,292 as of July 1, 2018. Bradenton 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 Bradenton Beach is located at latitude 27.4618 and longitude -82.6965 in Manatee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bradenton Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.67 sq. miles. Manatee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The City of Bradenton Beach (GNIS ID: 2403908) 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 Bradenton Beach is located within Bradenton CCD of Manatee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bradenton Beach: Cortez, Cortez Beach.

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


Total Population 1,292
Population in Households 1,292
Population in Familes 825
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,497
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $54,336
Average Household Income $85,898
Per Capita Income $47,433


Total Housing Units 2,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 439 (21.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,344 (65.4%)
Median Home Value $378,351
Average Home Value $471,575


Total Households 711
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 2
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.2% 1.6%
Households 1.23% 1.66%
Families 0.71% 1.33%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   4.68%

Bradenton Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bradenton Beach 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 # 723 21st
Population Density # 318 66th
Diversity Index # 853 8th
Median Household Income # 341 63rd
Per Capita Income # 103 89th

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