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Hobe Sound, Florida - Basic Facts

The Hobe Sound Census Designated Place had a population of 13,308 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hobe Sound is located at latitude 27.0732 and longitude -80.1412 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hobe Sound 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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Hobe Sound, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,308
Daytime Population: Workers 2,850
Daytime Population: Residents 7,770
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,620
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 13,060
Population in Familes 9,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 248
Population Density2 1,888
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $45,196
Average Household Income $74,454
Per Capita Income $36,104


Total Housing Units 7,661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,611 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,649 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,401 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $173,895
Average Home Value $296,764


Total Households 6,260
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 3,646
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.53% 0.65%
Households 0.54% 0.67%
Families 0.3% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

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, 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 # 270 71st
Population Density # 409 56th
Diversity Index # 625 32nd
Median Household Income # 509 45th
Per Capita Income # 214 77th

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