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Hobe Sound, Florida - Basic Facts

The Hobe Sound Census Designated Place had a population of 13,384 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Hobe Sound is located at latitude 27.0595 and longitude -80.1364 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.

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


Total Population 13,384
Population in Households 13,128
Population in Familes 9,690
Population in Group Qrtrs 256
Population Density2 1,899
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $45,859
Average Household Income $76,976
Per Capita Income $37,428


Total Housing Units 7,614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,871 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,446 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,298 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $191,696
Average Home Value $339,289


Total Households 6,316
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 3,667
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.53% 0.87%
Households 0.58% 0.93%
Families 0.34% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Hobe Sound, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hobe Sound 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 # 269 71st
Population Density # 407 56th
Diversity Index # 633 31st
Median Household Income # 540 41st
Per Capita Income # 219 76th

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